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The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog, said the director general of Ukraine’s and Europe’s largest power plant, Ihor Murashov, has been released from...

Trial starts for man charged with deadly Wisconsin Christmas parade attack

- The trial of the man accused of killing six people by driving his car into a Christmas parade near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, last year began on Monday with jury selection. Darrell Brooks, 40, has...

Russia sacks commander of Western military district

LONDON -Russia has sacked the commander of its Western military district, the news outlet RBC reported on Monday, the latest in a series of top officials to be fired after a series of defeats and...

U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to ban on gun 'bump stocks'

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court, which expanded gun rights in a major decision in June, on Monday declined to hear a challenge to a federal ban on devices called "bump stocks"...

Head of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant has been released, IAEA says

VIENNA - The head of the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine has been released, U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi said on Monday after a detention that Ukraine...

Pope begs Putin to end 'spiral of violence and death', cites nuclear threat

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis made an impassioned appeal on Sunday to Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop "this spiral of violence and death" in Ukraine, saying the crisis there was risking a...

Russia blindfolds, detains Ukraine nuclear plant chief

Ukraine’s nuclear power provider says Russian forces blindfolded and detained the head of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant hours after Moscow illegally annexed a swath of Ukrainian territory

Russia blindfolds, detains Ukraine nuclear plant chief

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces blindfolded and detained the head of Europe’s largest nuclear plant, Ukraine’s nuclear power provider said Saturday, reigniting long-simmering fears over the...

Ukrainian soldiers reach outskirts of long-time Russian bastion of Lyman

KYIV - Ukrainian soldiers on Saturday clambered onto a vehicle with the Ukrainian flag on the outskirts of the eastern town of Lyman, a long-time Russian bastion that Kyiv says it has encircled,...

Russian patrol detains head of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, Energoatom says

A Russian patrol has detained the director general of Ukraine's Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the state-owned company in charge of the plant said on Saturday, and the U.N....

Greece-Bulgaria pipeline starts operations to boost non-Russian gas flows

SOFIA - Greece and Bulgaria started commercial operation of a long-delayed gas pipeline on Saturday which will help decrease southeast Europe's dependence on Russian gas and boost energy...

U.N. watchdog asks Russian authorities about Ukrainian nuclear plant head

ZURICH - The International Atomic Energy Agency said it was seeking information about the director general of Ukraine's Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant whom the state-owned...

Protests in Havana flare up for second night as blackouts persist

By Dave Sherwood and Alexandre Meneghini HAVANA - Cubans protested in the streets of Havana for a second night late on Friday over continued blackouts across several neighborhoods, in some of the...

Ukraine encircles Russian forces around Lyman stronghold

KYIV - Ukraine has encircled Russia's forces around a bastion that is critical for Moscow at the eastern town of Lyman, in an operation that is still under way, a Ukrainian military spokesperson...

Flag raisings and burnings in Taiwan as some mark China's national day

By Ann Wang TAINAN/TAIWAN STRAIT, Taiwan - Two small Taiwanese groups at far ends of the debate over relations with Beijing marked China's national day on Saturday with flag raisings and flag...

Russia accused of ‘kidnapping’ head of Ukraine nuclear plant

Ukraine's nuclear power provider accused Russia on Saturday of "kidnapping" the head of Europe's largest nuclear power plant.

Russia accused of 'kidnapping' head of Ukraine nuclear plant

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s nuclear power provider accused Russia on Saturday of “kidnapping” the head of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, a facility now occupied by Russian troops.Russian...

Nobel Prize season arrives amid war, nuclear fears, hunger

This year's Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe and raised the risks of a nuclear disaster.The secretive...

Uranium Stocks Rise As German Minister Sees Nuclear Power Plant Extension Increasingly Likely

Uranium Stocks Rise As German Minister Sees Nuclear Power Plant Extension Increasingly Likely Uranium stocks advanced on Tuesday after Germany's economy minister expects to extend the...

Sullivan Vows Decisive Response, Catastrophic Consequences If Russia Uses Nuclear Weapons

Sullivan Vows Decisive Response, Catastrophic Consequences If Russia Uses Nuclear Weapons After it was previously revealed in The Washington Post days ago that US officials have been...

Drone attack hits Ukraine; US vows 'consequences' over nukes

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — An overnight drone strike near the Ukrainian port of Odesa sparked a massive fire and explosion, the military said Monday, as Russia's leadership faced growing resistance to...

US warns of 'catastrophic consequences' if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

By Tom Balmforth KYIV -The United States warned Moscow of "catastrophic consequences" if it uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine after Russia promised protection to Ukrainian regions that Moscow look...

Poland Begins Handing Out Iodine Pills On Fears Of Ukraine Nuclear Plant Meltdown

Poland Begins Handing Out Iodine Pills On Fears Of Ukraine Nuclear Plant Meltdown Poland has begun a program of distributing iodine tablets to emergency workers and first responders,...

The US Empire Is Accelerating Toward Global Conflict On Two Fronts: Johnstone

The US Empire Is Accelerating Toward Global Conflict On Two Fronts: Johnstone Authored by Caitlin Johnsone via Medium, Vladimir Putin has announced that referenda will be held in...

Moscow-held regions of Ukraine vote whether to join Russia

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Voting began Friday in Moscow-held regions of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia, Russian-backed officials there said.The Kremlin-orchestrated referendums, which...

Inflation, unrest challenge Bangladesh's 'miracle economy'

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Standing in line to try to buy food, Rekha Begum is distraught. Like many others in Bangladesh, she is struggling to find affordable daily essentials like rice, lentils...

News Wrap: Taliban frees American in prisoner swap, judge orders release of Adnan Syed

In our news wrap Monday, the Taliban freed American engineer Mark Frerichs in a prisoner swap, a judge in Pakistan ordered police to drop terrorism charges against former Prime Minister Imran...

Ukraine marches farther into liberated lands, separatist calls for urgent referendum

By Tom Balmforth IZIUM, Ukraine - Ukraine said its troops have marched farther east into territory recently abandoned by Russia, paving the way for a potential assault on Moscow's occupation...

Ukraine warns of 'nuclear terrorism' after strike near plant

A Russian missile has blasted a crater close to a nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine, damaging nearby industrial equipment but not hitting its three reactors

Russia 'endangers the whole world' with strike on nuclear power plant in Ukraine

Russian troops struck the Pivdennoukrainsk nuclear power plant in Ukraine’s southern Mykolaiv region early on Monday.

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