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The Latest | Group of Seven summit turns to migration after promising tens of billions to Ukraine

Jun. 14, 2024 00:33 AM EDT

BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy (AP) — A summit meeting of the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations is expected to focus on migration on its second day Friday, seeking ways to combat trafficking and increase investment in countries from where migrants start out on often life-threatening journeys. ...

G7 leaders tackle the issue of migration on the second day of their summit in Italy

Jun. 14, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

BARI, Italy (AP) — Leaders of the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations are turning their attention to migration on the second day of their summit Friday, seeking ways to combat trafficking and increase investment in countries from where migrants start out on often life-threatening...

A peace summit for Ukraine opens in Switzerland, but Russia won't be taking part

Jun. 14, 2024 00:05 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland will host scores of world leaders this weekend to try to map out first steps toward peace in Ukraine even though Russia, which launched and is continuing the war, won’t take part. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s government didn’t want...

Biden and Zelenskyy sign security deal as Ukraine's leader questions how long the unity will last

Jun. 13, 2024 17:38 PM EDT

FASANO, Italy (AP) — President Joe Biden and Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed a 10-year security agreement Thursday that they hailed as a milestone in relations between their countries, but that alone was not enough to stop Zelenskyy from wondering how much longer he could count on...

Republican candidates for Utah's open US House seat split on aid for Ukraine

Jun. 13, 2024 00:34 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — All five Republicans battling for Utah's only open U.S. House seat agreed in a debate Wednesday that they see an urgent need to reduce federal spending, but only some said cutting military aid to Ukraine would be an effective way to achieve that goal. The...

Biden and Zelenskyy will sign a security deal, as G7 leaders agree to use Russian cash to help Kyiv

Jun. 12, 2024 17:27 PM EDT

BRINDISI, Italy (AP) — President Joe Biden and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will sign a bilateral security agreement between the U.S. and Ukraine on Thursday when they meet on the sidelines of the Group of Seven summit in Italy, as negotiators for the group have reached an agreement on how to...

9 killed in Russian aerial attacks on Ukraine ahead of G7 summit aimed at slowing Moscow's offensive

Jun. 12, 2024 15:19 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces launched new deadly attacks on Ukraine, killing at least nine people on Wednesday, a day before the leaders of countries that are some of Ukraine’s biggest backers were to discuss how to slow Moscow's offensive. Ukrainian authorities said that...

US and Ukraine will sign security pact to send Russia 'signal of our resolve,' won't commit US troops, White House says

Jun. 12, 2024 11:40 AM EDT
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — US and Ukraine will sign security pact to send Russia 'signal of our resolve,' won't commit US troops, White House says.

US will send Ukraine another Patriot missile system after Kyiv's desperate calls for air defenses

Jun. 11, 2024 23:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will send Ukraine another Patriot missile system, two U.S. officials said Tuesday, answering Kyiv's desperate calls for more air defenses as it battles an intense Russian assault on the northeastern Kharkiv region. The officials said President...

Zelenskyy appeals for help with Ukraine's energy network as recovery conference opens

Jun. 11, 2024 23:53 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday appealed for short-term help in repairing his country's electricity network and long-term investment in its energy system at a conference to gather support for Ukraine's recovery from the destruction wreaked by Russia’s war. ...