Ukraine Readies Plans to Evacuate Civilians Amid Fighting Near Nuclear Plant

Ukraine says it is preparing plans to evacuate civilians from towns around the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant. “The power plant is not just in enemy hands, but in the hands of...

Rival cartels clash in Mexican border city Juarez, killing 11

MEXICO CITY - A prison face-off between members of two rival cartels in the Mexican border city of Juarez caused a riot and shootouts that killed 11 people, most of them civilians, authorities...

Militant's death brings Gaza toll from latest fighting to 49

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian mourners held a funeral Friday for a militant who succumbed to wounds suffered during three days of heavy fighting between Israel and Gaza militants last...

Grain ship to dock in Ukraine, leave for Africa

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Thrown between hope and despair, expectations were raised Friday that the first U.N. grain transport ship could soon be leaving Ukraine for Africa while more Russian shelling...

Modern American Policy: Stupid Or Sinister?

Modern American Policy: Stupid Or Sinister? Authored by Matthew Piepenburg via GoldSwitzerland.com, American policy has been acting in ways which suggest either a desperate ignorance...

One year on, Afghan family still divided after daughter fled, mother stayed

By Mohammad Yunus Yawar and Miguel Gutierrez KABUL/SALAMANCA, Spain - As thousands of Afghans crowded outside Kabul airport a year ago desperately trying to escape the Taliban, Massouda Kohistani...

In Gaza, denial and doubt over misfiring rocket claims

By James Mackenzie JERUSALEM - As the cleanup in Gaza continues from last weekend's brief conflict with Israel, another battle has continued over which side caused the casualties, after Israel...

A year after Biden's Afghanistan exit, accountability in short supply

By Idrees Ali and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As weary U.S. military planners wrapped up the evacuation and pullout from Afghanistan one year ago, officials across the government...

Freetown in shock after dozens killed in Sierra Leone protests

By Umaru Fofana and Cooper Inveen FREETOWN -Dozens died in anti-government protests in Sierra Leone, police and other sources said on Thursday, sharply raising the death toll from the previous...

Sweden agrees to extradite man to Turkey in wake of NATO deal

STOCKHOLM - Sweden's government has decided to extradite a man to Turkey wanted for fraud, it said on Thursday, the first case since Turkey demanded a number of people extradited in return for...

At least 13 civilians killed in Sierra Leone protests, say mortuary staff

FREETOWN - At least 13 civilians were killed in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, during anti-government protests on Wednesday, staff at the city's main mortuary said on Thursday. By Hyonhee Shin...

Latvia designates Russia a "state sponsor of terrorism" over Ukraine war

VILNIUS - Latvia's parliament on Thursday designated Russia as a "state sponsor of terrorism" over the war in Ukraine and called on Western allies to impose more comprehensive sanctions on Moscow...

Police officer, two civilians wounded in shooting at Arcadia home

An Arcadia police officer and two other people were injured in the shooting. The officer was undergoing surgery for a gunshot wound to his face, a source said.

Russian-backed separatist head says Azov trial to begin this summer

OLENIVKA, Ukraine - The head of the Russian-backed separatist administration in eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region said on Wednesday that a trial of captured personnel from Ukraine's Azov Regiment...

Police officer shot, 2 civilians hurt in Arcadia; SWAT standoff underway involving suspect

A source initially told FOX 11 of a possible shooting investigation in the 2500 block of Greenfield Avenue. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department later confirmed the source's information on...

Young Gaza artist was among those killed in Israeli strikes

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — When Israeli bombs began falling last week, 22-year-old Duniana al-Amour ran into her room and tried to escape into her art and drawing, just as she had during...

A year after Biden's Afghanistan exit, accountability in short supply

By Idrees Ali and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON - As weary U.S. military planners wrapped up the evacuation and pullout from Afghanistan one year ago, officials across the government steeled...

Civilians hit with "exorbitant" medical bills at military facilities

Only 32 civilian medical debt cases out of 27,000 reviewed between a five-year period were reduced, according to a GAO report.

As Ukraine Holds the Line in Donbas, Russian Fire Shatters Cities in Moscow’s Path

The town of Bakhmut, a once elegant Ukrainian town famous for its sparkling wines, is now the focus of fighting in Donbas as cluster munitions maim civilians and the infrastructure gets slowly...

Ukraine Holds the Line in Donbas as Russian Fire Shatters Cities

The town of Bakhmut, a once elegant Ukrainian town famous for its sparkling wines, is now the focus of fighting in Donbas as cluster munitions maim civilians and the infrastructure gets slowly...

Blinken heads to Congo after stop in South Africa

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken traveled to Congo’s capital, Kinshasa, Tuesday to continue his three-nation tour of Africa.In Congo, he will meet with government...

Marine general takes over Africa Command, sees challenges

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Marine Gen. Michael Langley took over as the top U.S. commander for Africa on Tuesday, heading U.S. military operations on a continent with some of the most active and...

Israeli forces kill two Palestinian gunmen in battle; teen killed in clashes

NABLUS, West Bank - Israeli security forces killed a Palestinian militant commander and another fighter in a gunbattle in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the military said, triggering further...

Ukraine: Shelling hits town near Russian-held nuclear plant

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — At least three Ukrainian civilians were killed and 23 others were wounded by Russian shelling in 24 hours, including an attack not far from a Russian-occupied nuclear power...

Russia has been rerouting internet traffic in occupied Ukrainian territories through domestic networks since June,...

Internet traffic in Kherson is being diverted through Russia Internet routing data for a service provider in Kherson shows traffic beginning to flow through Russian networks in May before...

The Sacrifice Zone': Myanmar bears cost of green energy

The birds no longer sing, and the herbs no longer grow. The fish no longer swim in rivers that have turned a murky brown. The animals do not roam, and the cows are sometimes found dead.The people...

Misfired rockets may have killed over a dozen in Gaza battle

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Close to one-third of the Palestinians who died in the latest outbreak of violence between Israel and Gaza militants may have been killed by errant rockets fired by the...

Harry Truman and the Atomic Bomb

The most spectacular episode of Harry Truman's presidency will never be forgotten but will be forever linked to his name: the atomic bombings of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, and of Nagasaki three...

Ceasefire Holds In Gaza After 44 Killed In 3-Day Israeli Bombardment

Ceasefire Holds In Gaza After 44 Killed In 3-Day Israeli Bombardment Following the major flare-up in fighting between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), which saw Israel...

Johnstone: "Russian Propaganda" Just Means Disobedience

Johnstone: "Russian Propaganda" Just Means Disobedience Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via Medium.com, You can always tell how important narrative control is by watching the way people...

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