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Turkish Police Break Up LGBTQ Pride March; 30 Detained

Turkish Police Break Up LGBTQ Pride March; 30 Detained

Police in Turkey’s capital broke up an LGBTQ Pride march Tuesday and detained dozens of people. Turkish authorities have banned...

Israel’s Lapid Meets Macron in Paris on First Trip as PM

Israel’s Lapid Meets Macron in Paris on First Trip as PM

Israeli caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Tuesday used his first trip abroad since taking office to urge world powers...

UN: Civilians Bear the Brunt of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

UN: Civilians Bear the Brunt of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is calling for an end to the war in Ukraine and for...

International Hockey Body Rejects Russia, Belarus Appeals

International Hockey Body Rejects Russia, Belarus Appeals

The disciplinary board of the International Ice Hockey Federation on Tuesday rejected appeals by Russia and Belarus of the IIHF’s...

Spain Urges NATO to Address Threats From North Africa

Spain Urges NATO to Address Threats From North Africa

Southern European countries, including Italy and Spain, are urging NATO allies to address threats from North Africa. As Henry Ridgwell...

Dutch Arrest Polish Suspect in Killing of Reporter De Vries

Dutch Arrest Polish Suspect in Killing of Reporter De Vries

Dutch prosecutors on Monday arrested a 27-year-old Polish man suspected of organizing the killing of well-known crime reporter Peter R....

Ukrainian Mother, Daughter Lose Limbs in Russian Missile Strike But Not Hope

Ukrainian Mother, Daughter Lose Limbs in Russian Missile Strike But Not Hope

When Russian forces fired a missile at a crowded railway station in Ukraine’s Kramatorsk in April, 59 people were killed and 109 more injured. One mother and daughter lost limbs but survived, and are now heading to the U.S. for prosthetics....

Deputy PM: Ireland Sees ‘Extensive’ Fall COVID Vaccine Campaign

Deputy PM: Ireland Sees ‘Extensive’ Fall COVID Vaccine Campaign

Ireland expects to run an extensive vaccine drive against COVID-19 and flu ahead of a potentially worrying winter surge that...

LogOn: Companion Robot Responds to User’s Emotional Cues, Health Needs

LogOn: Companion Robot Responds to User’s Emotional Cues, Health Needs

Many people struggle with feelings of loneliness and social isolation. For some, a robot companion might make a difference, and...

Russia Turns Focus to Ukraine’s Donetsk Province

Russia Turns Focus to Ukraine’s Donetsk Province

Britain’s defense ministry said Tuesday it expects Russia to use the same tactics it employed to seize virtually all of...

NATO Signs Accession Protocols for Finland, Sweden

NATO Signs Accession Protocols for Finland, Sweden

NATO members on Tuesday signed the accession protocols for Finland and Sweden to join the military alliance.  Both countries submitted...

Splintered Ukrainian City Braces for New Battle With Russia

Splintered Ukrainian City Braces for New Battle With Russia

A group of young off-duty Ukrainian soldiers gathered at a military distribution center to enjoy a rare respite from the...