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Live updates | Russia-Ukraine War

May. 11, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine — An adviser to the Mariupol mayor said Wednesday that Russian forces have blocked all evacuation routes out of the city. The adviser, Petro Andriushchenko, said there were few apartment buildings fit to live in after the weeks of bombardment and very little food or...

Thousands of protesters besiege Armenian capital's town hall

May. 11, 2022 14:28 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Thousands of opposition supporters rallied in the Armenian capital Wednesday, besieging the mayor's office for hours as they kept up pressure on the country's prime minister to step down for seeking a peace treaty with neighboring Azerbaijan. The...

UN experts: Many worry South Sudan may return to conflict

May. 09, 2022 22:28 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Many political leaders and civilians in South Sudan are “deeply skeptical” a 2018 peace agreement can deliver stability to the world’s newest nation and worry it may be heading back into conflict, U.N. experts said in a report circulated Monday. The...

EXPLAINER: What's next for N. Ireland after Sinn Fein wins?

May. 07, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The election of Sinn Fein as the biggest party in Northern Ireland’s Assembly is a historic moment -- the first time an Irish nationalist party, rather than a British unionist one, has topped the voting. With all but two of the assembly's seats filled Saturday,...

Tens of thousands rally to demand Armenian PM's resignation

May. 04, 2022 15:30 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters blocked streets and gathered around government buildings in Armenia's capital on Wednesday to demand the prime minister's resignation over his calls for a formal peace agreement with neighboring Azerbaijan. The demonstrators...

Japan, Russia settle salmon quota amid tensions over Ukraine

Apr. 23, 2022 04:06 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and Russia have reached an agreement over Tokyo’s annual catch quota for Russian-born salmon and trout, the Japanese Fisheries Agency said Saturday, despite delays and chilled relations between the two sides amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The agreement on...

Japan says disputed islands 'illegally occupied by Russia'

Apr. 22, 2022 07:19 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan describes four islands whose ownership it disputes with Moscow as “illegally occupied by Russia” in the latest version of a diplomatic report released Friday, using stronger language to describe the territorial flap than other recent versions and underscoring the chilled...

Thousands of Serbs protest international moves in Bosnia

Apr. 20, 2022 13:37 PM EDT

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of Bosnian Serbs rallied Wednesday to protest recent decisions of the top international official in the ethnically divided Balkan country. The Serbs are angry that Christian Schmidt, the U.N.'s high representative for Bosnia and...

Russia tests submarine-launched missiles in Sea of Japan

Apr. 14, 2022 09:57 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government said Thursday it is closely watching military activities by Russia following reports it conducted tests of submarine-launched missiles in the Sea of Japan, in its latest military exercises off the Japanese coast following its invasion of Ukraine. ...

Alex Gilady, Israeli Olympic Committee member, dies at 79

Apr. 14, 2022 05:59 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Alex Gilady, an Israeli media pioneer and longtime International Olympic Committee member, has died. He was 79. Gilady was a former sport executive at U.S. network NBC and was the first Israeli journalist to report from Egypt in 1977 ahead of the signing of a...