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US Sending Patrol Boats, Equipment to Ukraine

US Sending Patrol Boats, Equipment to Ukraine

The Pentagon appears to be making good on Washington’s pledge to help Ukraine stand up to what the United States...

EU Commission to Propose Vaccine Passports for Travel in Europe

EU Commission to Propose Vaccine Passports for Travel in Europe

The European Union’s executive arm said Monday it will propose rules for a passport to allow those who have been...

UN Sec-Gen Appeals to Donors for $4 Billion to Prevent Famine-related Deaths in Yemen

UN Sec-Gen Appeals to Donors for $4 Billion to Prevent Famine-related Deaths in Yemen

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed to donors Monday for nearly $4 billion to prevent a catastrophic famine from killing millions...

France’s Sarkozy Convicted of Corruption, Sentenced to Jail

France’s Sarkozy Convicted of Corruption, Sentenced to Jail

A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him...

Prince Philip Moved to Another London Hospital for Infection Treatment

Prince Philip Moved to Another London Hospital for Infection Treatment

Prince Philip has been transferred to another London hospital to continue treatment for an infection, Buckingham Palace said Monday.The palace...

Siberian Journalist Flees Her City After Attack, Threats Against Her Children

Siberian Journalist Flees Her City After Attack, Threats Against Her Children

A journalist in Siberia whose critical articles often target local authorities says she has fled her city with her daughters...

In 1st Day on Job, New WTO Chief Pushes for Fisheries Deal

In 1st Day on Job, New WTO Chief Pushes for Fisheries Deal

The new head of the World Trade Organization threw her support behind long-fruitless efforts among member countries to agree on...

‘Not a Good Idea:’ Experts Concerned about Pope Trip to Iraq 

‘Not a Good Idea:’ Experts Concerned about Pope Trip to Iraq 

Infectious disease experts are expressing concern about Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Iraq, given a sharp rise in coronavirus infections...

What Is Clubhouse and Why Did It Get So Popular?

What Is Clubhouse and Why Did It Get So Popular?

There’s a new player in the social media webspace: it’s called Clubhouse. But unlike other social media platforms this one...

WWII Plane Flyby Honors Britain’s ‘Captain Tom’ at Funeral

WWII Plane Flyby Honors Britain’s ‘Captain Tom’ at Funeral

Church bells rang and a World War II-era plane flew Saturday over the funeral for Captain Tom Moore, the veteran...

Archaeologists Find Intact Ceremonial Chariot Near Pompeii 

Archaeologists Find Intact Ceremonial Chariot Near Pompeii 

Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot, one of several...

Armenian President Refuses to Fire Armed Forces Chief at Center of Political Crisis

Armenian President Refuses to Fire Armed Forces Chief at Center of Political Crisis

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has refused to fire the head of the general staff of the country’s armed forces after...