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101st marking first deployment to Europe in almost 80 years

Jul. 05, 2022 03:02 AM EDT

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Soldiers at Fort Campbell are having a ceremony Tuesday to mark deployment to Europe, the first time 101st Airborne has deployed to Europe in nearly 80 years. The 101st Airborne and the 101st Airborne Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion will case their...

High cost of Russia gains in Ukraine could limit new advance

Jul. 05, 2022 02:37 AM EDT

After more than four months of ferocious fighting, Russia claimed a key victory: full control over one of the two provinces in Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. But Moscow’s rout of the last remaining bulwark of Ukrainian resistance in Luhansk province came at a steep...

Ukrainians displaced near Kyiv fear for war-damaged homes

Jul. 05, 2022 02:35 AM EDT

BORODYANKA, Ukraine (AP) — Valentyna Klymenko tries to return home as late as possible to avoid the darkness of her war-damaged home outside Ukraine's capital. She visits friends, goes to the well for water or looks for a place to charge her phone. The 70-year-old Klymenko then...

In Kashmir, 'conscious music' tests India’s limits on speech

Jul. 05, 2022 02:05 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Sarfaraz Javaid thumps his chest rhythmically in the music video, swaying to the guitar and letting his throaty voice ring out through the forest: “What kind of soot has shrouded the sky? It has turned my world dark. ... Why has the home been entrusted to strangers?” ...

Jihadi attacks kill 22 people in Burkina Faso, officials say

Jul. 04, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Attacks by jihadis killed at least 22 people in northwestern Burkina Faso and also injured others, the government said Monday. The “cowardly and barbaric” attack occurred late Sunday in the commune of Bourasso in Kossi province, Babo Pierre...

Putin declares victory in eastern Ukraine region of Luhansk

Jul. 04, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

POKROVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday declared victory in the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk, one day after Ukrainian forces withdrew from their last remaining bulwark of resistance in the province. Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu...

Ethiopia leader reports new massacre in Oromia region

Jul. 04, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s leader reported a massacre Monday allegedly by rebels in a restive region where a rebel group opposed to his government is accused of targeting civilians amid fighting with government troops. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office didn't provide...

Top general says military to leave Sudan political talks

Jul. 04, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's leading general said Monday the country's military will withdraw from negotiations meant to solve the ongoing political crisis after a coup last year, allowing civil society representatives to take their place. In televised statements aired on Sudan’s state...

Mexican army patrol attacked after detaining suspects

Jul. 04, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican army patrol was surrounded and attacked in the town of Altar, Mexico's president said Monday, on the same day a family of seven were killed on the country's Gulf coast. Altar, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) south of Sasabe, Arizona, has long been known...

US: Israeli fire likely killed reporter; no final conclusion

Jul. 04, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials said Monday the bullet that killed veteran Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was likely fired from an Israeli position. But they said it was too badly damaged to reach an absolute determination, and that there is “no reason to believe” she was deliberately...