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EU awards top human rights prize to the people of Ukraine

Oct. 19, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The people of Ukraine and their representatives were awarded the European Union’s top human rights prize Wednesday for their resistance to Russia's invasion and ongoing war. The EU award, named for Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov, was created in 1988 to honor...

Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine-War

Oct. 13, 2022 15:40 PM EDT

Russian authorities have promised free accommodation to all residents of the occupied Kherson region who choose to evacuate to Russia. Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin made the announcement Thursday shortly after the Russia-backed leader of Kherson asked the Kremlin to organize...

Ukraine dominates shortlist for EU human rights prize

Oct. 13, 2022 09:54 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukrainian entries dominated Thursday's shortlist to win to European Union’s top human rights prize. The Christian Democrat, Socialist and Liberal groups, the three biggest within the European parliament, all nominated the people of Ukraine as their choice to win...

WikiLeaks founder's family brings campaign to Mexico

Sep. 14, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — This week the objective was to insert mention of Julian Assange into a meeting between Mexico’s president and the United States’ top diplomat. Next week, it will be to have Australia’s prime minister bring it up with the U.S. president at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral. ...

US, Mexico to cooperate on semiconductors, electric vehicles

Sep. 12, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico and the United States plan to take advantage of the Biden administration's massive investment in semiconductor production to push the integration of their supply chains and cooperate on expanding the production of electric vehicles through Mexico's nationalized lithium...