Pro-Moscow separatists once marched in this Ukraine border city. Now it’s standing against Russia.
Ukraine's fault lines over language and identity run deep here. Yet the greater pull now comes from the West.
Pope Francis calls access to accurate information on coronavirus vaccines ‘a human right’
The Catholic leader criticized misinformation but added: "We must respect the doubts, the concerns and the questions that people raise."
U.S. says Russia ‘clearly’ now has capability to attack as Ukraine complains of Western panic
Ukraine’s President faulted Western leaders for delaying more damaging sanctions on Moscow, even as he accused them of inciting “panic” with suggestions that an invasion was imminent.
Two siblings tried reaching the U.S. by sea to reunite with their mother. Only one of them made it.
The sole known survivor of the migrant boat disaster, Juan Esteban Montoya Caicedo, lay in a Miami hospital bed Friday in the custody of Border Patrol authorities.
Janet Mead, singing nun who had hit with pop-rock version of ‘The Lord’s Prayer,’ dies
Her version of the Lord’s Prayer sold more than 2 million copies worldwide, reached No. 4 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 at Easter 1974 and was nominated for a Grammy Award.
Ukraine’s president criticizes West’s handling of Russia crisis
As his country takes in billions of dollars of economic and military assistance from West, President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed frustration Friday with the public assessments made by the United States and other allies who believe an incursion is all but assured.
Biden administration set to withhold $130 million from Egypt over human rights concerns
The Biden administration had given the Egyptian government a deadline to meet certain conditions tied to the aid.
A self-described ‘Freedom Convoy’ of Canadian truckers opposed to vaccine mandate arrives in Ottawa
Elon Musk and Donald Trump Jr. are among those who have expressed support for the truckers on social media.
Protesters torch trains in India as frustration over lack of jobs for young people boils over
Riots broke out in eastern India over the entrance exam for jobs with the railway department, one of the world’s largest employers.
Preying for a paycheck: The birds that work for hotels
For the falcons and owls that work at luxury hotels, jobs in pest control come with flying and dining perks.
China open to U.N. rights chief visiting Xinjiang, as long as she doesn’t do any investigating there
Human rights groups fear a “ploy” from China to delay international criticism until after the Olympics.
Reused and reimagined: Beijing’s Olympic architecture
China turned inward to construct the 2022 Winter Games.
Tropical Storm Ana kills more than 70 in Madagascar, Malawi and Mozambique, leaving thousands stranded
“The tropical storm sheds a light again on the risks and consequences of climate emergencies in the region,” the United Nations said.
In India, where divorce is rare, a debate ignites over marital rape
India is among nearly three dozen countries in the world where spouses cannot file a criminal complaint against their partners for non-consensual sex.
Iran is putting down roots in eastern Syria, outcompeting Assad’s regime in signing up fighters
Growing Iranian influence in strategic Deir al-Zour province aims at projecting Tehran’s power across the region.
Who is Sue Gray, whose ‘Partygate’ report could decide Boris Johnson’s fate?
Sue Gray, a once little-known British official, is investigating lockdown parties under Boris Johnson's government that allegedly violated coronavirus restrictions.
Hungarian activists to launch legal blitz challenging government’s use of NSO Pegasus spyware
The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union announced the coordinated push Friday and said that it would include legal action both in Hungary and abroad.
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An invasion of Ukraine could drive up global food prices and spark unrest far from the front lines
The costs of a major Russian invasion of Ukraine could ripple across the globe.
Russia signals little optimism on resolving crisis as the West races to shore up support for Ukraine
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that President Vladimir Putin has studied proposals from the United States and NATO and that his response will be swift.
Mexican resort town near Cancún sees second deadly shooting in a week
Tuesday's killing in Mexico follows the shooting death of two Canadians at a resort in the same town.