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G7 Leaders Focus on Ukraine War, China in Italian Summit

World Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary policemen, patrol at a roadblock near Borgo Egnazia, venue of the G7 summit in southern Italy, Wednesday, June 12, 2024. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

G7 Leaders Focus on Ukraine War, China in Italian Summit

Group of Seven (G7) leaders start their annual summit on Thursday looking to double down on support for Ukraine in its war with Russia and offer a united face…

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World A displaced Syrian woman Rudaina al-Salim runs errands for her family at a tent encampment in the village of Harbnoush, in Idlib province, Syria, Monday, May 13, 2024. (AP Photo/Omar Albam)

UN Refugee Agency Says Record 117 Mln People Forcibly Displaced in 2023

The United Nations refugee agency on Thursday said the number of people forcibly displaced stood at a record 117.3 million as of the end of last year, warning…

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World  NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg gives a press conference on the eve of a NATO Defense ministers meeting at the organization's headquarters in Brussels on June 12, 2024. (AFP)

NATO Chief Says the Alliance Is Adapting Its Nuclear Arsenal to Security Threats

In a rare reference to the Western nuclear arsenal, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday highlighted the alliance's efforts to adapt its capabilities to…

World  French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a press conference about the priorities of his Renaissance party and its allies ahead of the early legislative elections in Paris, France, June 12, 2024. (Reuters)

Macron Seeks Alliance against France’s Far Right; Republicans Ditch Party Chief

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday urged rival parties to join his electoral alliance against Marine Le Pen's far-right National Rally, while the…

World WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 4: FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the FBI's proposed budget for the 2025 fiscal year on June 4, 2024 in Washington, DC.   Samuel Corum/Getty Images/AFP

Sources: 8 People with Possible ISIS Ties Arrested in US

Eight people from Tajikistan with suspected ties to ISIS have been arrested in the United States in recent days, according to multiple people familiar with the…

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World Fire Department officers inspect an area, following the search for missing British TV doctor Michael Mosley. (Reuters)

British TV Presenter Mosley Found Dead On Greek Island of Symi

British TV presenter and healthy living advocate Michael Mosley has been found dead in a rocky area on the Greek island of Symi, just meters away from his…

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World  Pro-Palestinian demonstrators, including one holding an effigy of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, rally near the White House in Washington, DC, on June 8, 2024 to protest against Israel's actions in Gaza. (AFP)

No Word from White House on Whether Biden to Meet Netanyahu in Washington

The White House declined to say on Sunday whether President Joe Biden will meet Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli prime minister visits Washington next month…

World FILE PHOTO: A Sukhoi Su-57 jet fighter performs during the MAKS 2021 air show in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, Russia, July 25, 2021. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva/File Photo

Ukraine Says Latest-Generation Russian Fighter Jet Hit For First Time

Ukrainian forces have for the first time hit a latest-generation Russian Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet at an air base inside Russia, Kyiv's GUR defense intelligence…

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World A man walks with a dog at a polling station during the federal, regional and European Parliament elections in Schoten, Belgium, June 9, 2024. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

Polls Open in 20 EU Countries as Voting For the European Parliament Enters its Final Day

Polling stations opened across Europe on Sunday as voters from 20 countries cast ballots in elections that are expected to shift the European Union’s…

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World French President Emmanuel Macron, second left, his wife Brigitte Macron, left, welcome President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden before a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe, Saturday June 8, 2024 in Paris. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)

Biden, Macron Talk Middle East and Ukraine During Ceremonial State Visit

Fresh from commemorating the 80th anniversary of D-Day, French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed US President Joe Biden in Paris on Saturday for a state visit…

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World Police guard outside the hospital where Haiti's newly selected prime minister, Garry Conille was hospitalized in Port-au-Prince, Haiti late Saturday, June 8, 2024. Louis Gérald Gilles, a member of the transitional presidential council that recently chose Conille said he was en route to the hospital and did not have further information. (AP Photo/Odelyn Joseph)

Haiti’s New Prime Minister Hospitalized Days After Being Selected to Lead Country

Haiti’s newly selected prime minister, Garry Conille, was hospitalized late Saturday in the capital of Port-au-Prince just days after arriving in the country,…

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World North Korea resumes sending balloons carrying trash over the border to South Korea (Reuters)

South Korea to Blast Loudspeaker Broadcasts after North’s Trash Balloons

South Korea will begin loudspeaker broadcasts directed at North Korea on Sunday that will be "unbearable" for the Kim Jong Un regime, its National Security…

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World US President Joe Biden alongside French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris (EPA)

Biden Says 'Won't Stop Working' Until All Israeli Hostages Freed

US President Joe Biden on Saturday welcomed the freeing in an Israeli operation of four hostages held by Palestinian militants in Gaza, vowing to work until…

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World Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz - Reuters

Benny Gantz Delays Statement after Four Hostages Were Rescued

Israel's centrist war cabinet minister Benny Gantz has delayed a statement he was due to give later on Saturday in which he was widely expected to announce his…

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World A firefighter works at a site of a household items shopping mall hit by a Russian military strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kherson, Ukraine June 6, 2024. Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Kherson region/Handout via REUTERS

Attacks in Russian-occupied Ukrainian Regions Leave 27 Dead

Russia-installed officials in the partially occupied Ukrainian regions of Kherson and Luhansk say Ukrainian attacks left at least 27 people dead as Russia and…

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World French citizen Laurent Vinatier, right, is escorted into a cage in a courtroom in the Zamoskvoretsky District Court in Moscow, Russia on Friday, June 7, 2024. (AP Photo)

Russia Jails French Citizen Detained on Charges of Collecting Military Data

A court in Moscow on Friday ordered a French citizen accused of collecting information on military issues in Russia be held in jail pending investigation and…

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World Iranian Minister of Culture Mohammad Mehdi Esmaili submits his candidacy papers for the elections (DPA)

Iran Election Secret Message Sparks Controversy

In a surprising move, some current government ministers have sent a secret message to Iran's Guardian Council, pushing for the nomination of Culture Minister…

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World FILE - South Korean soldier wearing protective gears checks the trash from a balloon presumably sent by North Korea, in Incheon, South Korea, on June 2, 2024. (Im Sun-suk/Yonhap via AP, File)

SKorea on Alert for More Trash Balloons from the North

South Korea's military said it was on alert for more trash-carrying balloons possibly arriving from North Korea on Sunday, Agence France Presse reported. In…

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World Member of the presidium of the Russian Association for the Promotion of Science Maria Vorontsova attends the Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg on June 7, 2024. (Photo by Olga MALTSEVA / AFP)

Putin's Daughters Make Rare Appearance at Economic Forum

Vladimir Putin's two alleged daughters both made rare public appearances this week at a flagship economic forum in the Russian president's home city of Saint…

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World FILED - 09 February 2022, Berlin: Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen speaks at a press conference with Chancellor Scholz after their meeting. Photo: Michele Tantussi/Getty Images Europe/Pool/dpa

Danish PM is Assaulted by Man on Copenhagen Square

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen was assaulted by a man on a square in the capital of Copenhagen, the state news agency Ritzau reported Friday…

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World Children inspect a destroyed classroom in a school in the Nuseirat camp for displaced persons in the central Gaza Strip, which was destroyed by an Israeli bombing (AFP)

Israel War Cabinet Minister Could Quit Govt On Saturday

Israel's war cabinet member Benny Gantz said Friday he will hold a press conference on Saturday, with Israeli media reporting he was likely to announce his…

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World Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - File/AFP

CIA Assessment Concludes Netanyahu is Likely to Defy Biden Pressure

A CIA assessment circulated among US officials this week concluded that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu likely judges he can get away without…

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World Members of the Taliban stand at the site of the execution of three men in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, April 18, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

Taliban Publicly Flogs 63 People, including Women

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan on Wednesday condemned the public flogging of more than 60 people, including more than a dozen women, by…

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World  President Joe Biden delivers a speech on the legacy of Pointe du Hoc, and democracy around the world, Friday, June 7, 2024 as he stands next to the Pointe du Hoc monument in Normandy, France. (AP)

Biden Apologizes to Zelenskyy for Congressional Holdup to Weapons That Let Russia Advance

US President Joe Biden on Friday for the first time publicly apologized to Ukraine for a monthslong congressional holdup in American military assistance that…

World  Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif shake hands at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China June 7, 2024. (China Daily via Reuters)

China Says Willing to Upgrade Economic Corridor with Pakistan, Deepen Ties with Brazil

Beijing is willing to work with Islamabad to build an upgraded version of an economic corridor linking the two countries, China's leader Xi Jinping told the…

World Pro-Palestinian activists barricade themselves in a building at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Friday June 7, 2024. (Fredrik Persson/TT News Agency via AP)

Swedish Police Detained 19 Pro-Palestinian Activists Who Barricaded Themselves inside a University

Swedish police detained 19 pro-Palestinian activists who barricaded themselves in the country's main technical education and research university on Friday. …

World  Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses a plenary session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Friday, June 7, 2024. (Anton Vaganov/Pool Photo via AP)

Putin Repeats That Russia Will Consider Sending Weapons to Adversaries of the West

President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Russia will consider sending weapons to adversaries of Western countries that supply arms to Ukraine, repeating a…

World FILE PHOTO: Russian army servicemen drive a tank on a street in Donetsk, Russian-controlled Ukraine, April 6, 2024. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko/File Photo

UN: Ukraine Civilian Death Toll Rises to Highest in Nearly a Year

The civilian death toll in Ukraine last month rose sharply, to 174, which was the highest level in nearly a year amid an increase in missile and bomb strikes…

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World A filling machine operates at the booth of the company Heishin during Fooma Japan 2024 Food Processing EXPO at the Tokyo Big Sight on June 7, 2024. (Photo by Philip FONG / AFP)

UN: World Food Prices Rise for Third Straight Month in May

The United Nations world food price index rose for a third consecutive month in May, as higher cereals and dairy product prices outweighed drops in prices for…

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