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Police in Moldova investigate string of bomb threats

Aug. 15, 2022 08:46 AM EDT

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Police in Moldova’s capital Chisinau were investigating a string of bomb threats Monday at locations including at the country’s supreme court and its international airport, authorities said. Police said that the nine bomb threats also targeted shopping...

Live updates | UN secretary-general renews calls for peace

Jun. 03, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday renewed his call for an immediate halt to violence on the 100th day of the war in Ukraine. The U.N. chief also called for urgent protection for civilians, unfettered access to provide them with humanitarian aid and...

Moldova's ex-president placed under 30-day house arrest

May. 26, 2022 13:17 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A court in Moldova placed former President Igor Dodon under 30-day house arrest on Thursday as he faces an investigation into suspected treason, corruption, illicit enrichment and illegal party financing. The ruling came after Dodon, who served as Moldova's...

Moldovan ex-president detained in treason, corruption probe

May. 24, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A former Moldovan president was ordered detained following a series of police raids Tuesday as part of a judicial investigation into suspected treason, corruption, illicit enrichment and illegal party financing, prosecutors said. Photographs showed members...