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Zelenskyy in Albania in Latest Push for Defense Support

Zelenskyy in Albania in Latest Push for Defense Support

North Korean Missiles Used by Russia Against Ukraine Are Products of Sanction Loopholes

North Korean Missiles Used by Russia Against Ukraine Are Products of Sanction Loopholes

Washington — The discovery of a North Korean missile in Ukraine that had more than 200 components from U.S. and European...

US, Britain Target Iran, Houthi Militants With New Sanctions

US, Britain Target Iran, Houthi Militants With New Sanctions

US Treasury Secretary Stresses ‘Urgent’ Need to Allocate Russian Assets to Ukraine

US Treasury Secretary Stresses ‘Urgent’ Need to Allocate Russian Assets to Ukraine

China Users on Banned Social Platforms Need Protection, Advocates Say

China Users on Banned Social Platforms Need Protection, Advocates Say

washington — Rights advocates are urging international social media platforms to do more to prevent Chinese authorities from obtaining the personal...

LogOn: AI’s Newest Advance: Realistic High-Definition Video From a Few Words

LogOn: AI’s Newest Advance: Realistic High-Definition Video From a Few Words

The latest innovation in artificial intelligence is photorealistic video created from just a few words. Deana Mitchell has the story...

Odysseus Moon Lander Likely Has 10 to 20 Hours of Battery Life Left, Company Says 

Odysseus Moon Lander Likely Has 10 to 20 Hours of Battery Life Left, Company Says 

Russia Jails Rights Campaigner Orlov for 2-1/2 Years

Russia Jails Rights Campaigner Orlov for 2-1/2 Years

MOSCOW — Veteran human rights activist Oleg Orlov was sentenced on Tuesday by a Moscow court to two and a half...

Renewal of U.S.-China Science and Tech Pact Faces Hurdles

Renewal of U.S.-China Science and Tech Pact Faces Hurdles

STATE DEPARTMENT — With a science and technology agreement between the United States and People’s Republic of China due to expire...

Zelenskyy: Russian Losses Teach ‘Aggression Does Not and Cannot Yield Results’

Zelenskyy: Russian Losses Teach ‘Aggression Does Not and Cannot Yield Results’

US Army Using Own Funding to Pay for Training of Ukrainian Forces

US Army Using Own Funding to Pay for Training of Ukrainian Forces

The U.S. military has been forced to dip into its own funding to cover American training of Ukrainian forces, a...

2 Exiled Chinese Bloggers Warn of Police Interrogating Their Followers

2 Exiled Chinese Bloggers Warn of Police Interrogating Their Followers

SHANGHAI — Two prominent Chinese bloggers in exile said that police were investigating their millions of followers on international social media...

Sweden to Join NATO After Hungary Finally Approves Bid 

Sweden to Join NATO After Hungary Finally Approves Bid 

Sweden is expected to officially join NATO in the coming days or weeks, after Hungary finally gave its approval Monday...

Sweden Set to Join NATO After Hungary Finally Approves Bid

Sweden Set to Join NATO After Hungary Finally Approves Bid

London — Sweden is set to officially join NATO after Hungary finally gave its approval Monday, the last member of the...

Greece Takes Helm in EU Naval Mission in Red Sea  

Greece Takes Helm in EU Naval Mission in Red Sea  

ATHENS, Greece — Greece on Monday formally agreed to participate in and lead a European Union maritime security operation in the...

Ukraine’s Allies Gather in Paris as Russia Ramps Up Offensive

Ukraine’s Allies Gather in Paris as Russia Ramps Up Offensive

Ethiopia Arrests French Journalist

Ethiopia Arrests French Journalist

washington — A French journalist on assignment in Ethiopia is in custody after being arrested in the capital, Addis Ababa. Antoine...

Thousands in Warsaw Mark Anniversary of Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Thousands in Warsaw Mark Anniversary of Russian Invasion of Ukraine

More than 20,000 people gathered at a rally in Warsaw Saturday to mark the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion...

Private US Lunar Lander Will Stop Working Tuesday 

Private US Lunar Lander Will Stop Working Tuesday 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A private U.S. lunar lander is expected to stop working Tuesday, its mission cut short after landing...

Navalny Was Set to Be Freed Before Sudden Death, Says Ally

Navalny Was Set to Be Freed Before Sudden Death, Says Ally

Bulgaria Issues EU Entry Ban on 2 Russians Suspected of Espionage

Bulgaria Issues EU Entry Ban on 2 Russians Suspected of Espionage

Sofia, Bulgaria — Bulgarian authorities Monday imposed an entry ban on two Russian citizens suspected of espionage for Moscow’s foreign intelligence...

Japan Moon Lander Revives After Lunar Night

Japan Moon Lander Revives After Lunar Night

Tokyo — Japan’s moon lander has produced another surprise by waking up after the two-week lunar night, the country’s space agency...