What happened at the 77th UN General Assembly?

The 77th annual U.N. General Assembly concluded last week. Here are all the important updates you might have  missed: What state of the world did the U.N. walk into? This year's U.N. General...

Vote in Ukraine's Russia-held areas stokes tension with West

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The final day of voting was taking place in Russian-held regions of Ukraine on Tuesday in referendums that are expected to serve as a pretext for their annexation by Moscow...

Asian Development Bank vows more help for crisis-hit Sri Lanka

By Karen Lema and Tetsushi Kajimoto MANILA/TOKYO - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is ready to provide further financial support to Sri Lanka, a top official of the regional lender said on...

September 26, 2022 Russia-Ukraine News

Russia's "partial mobilization" for its war in Ukraine is off to a chaotic start amid protests, drafting mistakes and an exodus of citizens fleeing Russia, as the Kremlin tightens rules around...

Riggleman book calls Meadows texts the "crown jewels" of the Jan. 6 investigation

Between Nov. 3, 2020, and President Biden's inauguration, Mark Meadows' cellphone became a key channel for dozens of elected officials as well private citizens to convey outlandish conspiracy...

Russian reservists leave behind sobbing relatives, new brides

BATAYSK, Russia - The sound of old Soviet war songs mixed with the sobbing of relatives in the small Russian town of Bataysk as freshly mobilised reservists in Russia's southern Rostov region...

News Wrap: Military-age men fleeing Russia over call-ups, Putin grants Snowden citizenship

In our news wrap Monday, new protests flared in Russia over military call-ups for the war in Ukraine, Vladimir Putin granted Russian citizenship to Edward Snowden, Iran attacked Kurdish...

Ukraine annexation votes to end amid Russian mobilisation exodus

By Tom Balmforth KYIV, Ukraine - Russian-organized referendums that could lead to annexing 15% of Ukraine's territory were due to end on Tuesday as the Kremlin said it made no decisions on...

Russians flee to Georgia after Putin's mobilisation order

TBILISI - Russian men are fleeing into neighbouring Georgia to avoid being called-up to fight in a war they do not agree with following Russian President Vladimir Putin's order to mobilise...

US gives green light for Elon Musk to activate his Starlink internet services in Iran

Iran cut off internet following protests over the death of Mahsa Amini last week. Elon Musk said Friday he would activate Starlink satellite internet service in response. US took action 'to...

Why Elon Musk’s Starlink will not affect protests in Iran

Elon Musk promises to allow Iranians affected by state-imposed internet restrictions to use his satellite internet network operated by SpaceX. "Activating Starlink" is how Musk generated headlines...

Russia's war in Ukraine: live updates

Russia's "partial mobilization" for its war in Ukraine is off to a chaotic start amid protests, drafting mistakes and an exodus of citizens fleeing Russia, as the Kremlin tightens rules around...

Zelensky Urges Russians to Keep Protesting Mobilization Orders

Kyiv reiterated calls for Russian men summoned to fight in Ukraine to lay down their arms as soon as they arrive in the country, as protests against mobilization continued in Russia.

Iranian Official Says U.S. Is Using Hijab Protests To ‘Weaken’ Iran As Demonstrations Spread Globally

Protests triggered by the death of 22-year-old Masha Amini in police custody have spread worldwide over the past week.

U.S., Britain seek U.N. human rights debate on China's Xinjiang

By Emma Farge GENEVA - The United States, Britain and other countries are calling for a debate at the U.N. Human Rights Council to discuss China's treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslims in the...

Sudanese head north to Egypt seeking brighter future

By Khalid Abdelaziz and Nafisa Eltahir KHARTOUM - At downtown Khartoum's al-Souq al-Arabi, travel agencies helping young Sudanese seek a brighter economic future in Egypt are replacing...

What you need to know about Iran's raging protests

Rallies that started with calls for justice for Amini's death have morphed into larger protest, uniting an array of social factions and classes, with many calling for the fall of the regime.

Syria raps US-led coalition forces, oil losses in UN speech

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s top diplomat demanded Monday that a U.S.-led military coalition to get out of his country and told the U.N. General Assembly meeting of world leaders that Damascus...

Russian military recruitment offices come under attack after draft order

Multiple military recruitment offices in Russia have been attacked in the days since Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a "partial mobilization" of an estimated 300,000 Russian citizens...

Why Elon Musk’s Starlink will not affect protests in Iran

Elon Musk promises to allow Iranians affected by state-imposed internet restrictions to use his satellite internet network operated by SpaceX. "Activating Starlink" is how Musk generated headlines...

U.S. warns of 'horrific' consequences if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

First Russians drafted in the country's mobilization drive have started arriving at bases. Military analysts are raising doubts as to Moscow's ability to equip and train all of the new troops....

In Syrian north, women protest over death of Iran's Amini

QAMISHLI, Syria - Hundreds of women protested in Kurdish-controlled northern Syria on Monday over the death of an Iranian Kurdish woman in the custody of Iran's morality police, with some cutting...

Iran Protests Hit Embassies Around the World; Officers Hurt in London

Protesters demonstrate against the death of 22-year-old Masha Amini, with London's Metropolitan Police tweeting of "unacceptable scenes of violent disorder."

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...

Elon Musk's Starlink is now active in Iran amid widespread internet outages, academic says after speaking to Musk

Disruption to Iran's internet began after protests started over a young woman dying in police custody. Elon Musk said SpaceX was activating Starlink.

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...

Home to 28,000 U.S. troops, S.Korea unlikely to avoid a Taiwan conflict

By Josh Smith SEOUL - Tensions over Taiwan have raised the thorny issue of whether U.S. troops based in South Korea would be involved in any conflict, with American and South Korean officials...

Gunman kills nine in school shooting in Russia

MOSCOW -A gunman killed nine people, including five children, at a school in Russia on Monday before committing suicide, Russian officials said. The motive for the shooting in Izhevsk, capital of...

Iran says U.S. trying to violate sovereignty over unrest, warns of response

DUBAI - U.S. attempts to violate Iran's sovereignty over the issue of protests triggered by the death of a woman in police custody will not go unanswered, the foreign ministry said on Monday, as...

US gives green light for Elon Musk to activate his Starlink internet services in Iran

Iran cut off internet following protests over the death of Mahsa Amini last week. Elon Musk said Friday he would activate Starlink satellite internet service in response. US took action 'to...

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