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UN official: Airstrikes on NW Syria border area worrying

UN official: Airstrikes on NW Syria border area worrying A U.N. official says airstrikes in northwest Syria near the Turkish border that killed a person and set afire trucks used to distribute aid targeted areas considered the safest in the rebel-held region ByThe Associated PressMarch 22, 2021, 5:57 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to …

Oil giant Saudi Aramco sees 2020 profits drop to $49 billion

Oil giant Saudi Aramco sees 2020 profits drop to $49 billion Saudi Arabia’s state-backed oil giant Aramco says its profits nearly halved in 2020 to $49 billion By ISABEL DEBRE Associated PressMarch 21, 2021, 2:30 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressIn this Sept. 20, 2019, file photo, engineers walk …

Kosovo minister resigns after election bribery allegations

Kosovo minister resigns after election bribery allegations Kosovo’s foreign minister has resigned following allegations she had rigged the vote to win a seat in the new parliament ByThe Associated PressMarch 9, 2021, 4:19 PM• 2 min read PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo’s foreign minister on Tuesday resigned following allegations she had rigged the vote to win …

US presents warring Afghan sides with draft peace agreement

US presents warring Afghan sides with draft peace agreement Afghans involved in peace talks say the Biden administration has presented an eight-page draft peace agreement to the country’s warring sides for review and told them to come to Turkey in coming weeks ready to move on it By KATHY GANNON Associated PressMarch 8, 2021, 7:18 …

‘March, not celebrate’ on Int’l Women’s Day in Kosovo

‘March, not celebrate’ on Int’l Women’s Day in Kosovo Hundreds of Kosovar women have marked International Women’s Day with a protest asking for more respect of their rights ByThe Associated PressMarch 8, 2021, 2:55 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:08 On Location: March 8, 2021 Catch up on the developing stories …

Russian rights NGO disbands under ‘foreign agent’ pressure

Russian rights NGO disbands under ‘foreign agent’ pressure A longtime human rights organization in Russia has announced it is disbanding because of pressure from the country’s foreign agents law ByThe Associated PressMarch 7, 2021, 3:27 PM• 1 min readThe Associated PressFILE- In this file photo taken on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, Russian human rights activist …

Aerials show huge blaze after oil facility strike in Syria

Aerials show huge blaze after oil facility strike in Syria Aerial images obtained and analyzed by the Associated Press show the aftermath of a suspected missile strike on an oil-loading facility used by Turkey-backed opposition forces in northern Syria ByThe Associated PressMarch 7, 2021, 2:15 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe …

EU envoy tells Serbia, Kosovo dialogue key for entry talks

EU envoy tells Serbia, Kosovo dialogue key for entry talks The European Union’s special envoy has told Serbia and Kosovo that they must resume talks on normalizing relations if they want to advance toward membership in the bloc ByThe Associated PressMarch 3, 2021, 8:02 PM• 2 min read BELGRADE, Serbia — The European Union’s special …

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[Verse 1] Break my heart or break my bones It makes no difference to me Wag your tail and scrape your nose When I become what you need Camera, no stamina I didn't write this movie And it’s so hard to keep up with the pace my life is moving [Chorus] Shoot your shot and hunt me down Blood don't clot when it pours …

Montenegro firm on expelling Serb diplomat despite EU call

Montenegro firm on expelling Serb diplomat despite EU callMontenegro’s foreign ministry says it won’t reverse its decision to expel the Serbian ambassador despite calls from the European Union to do soBy PREDRAG MILIC Associated PressNovember 30, 2020, 4:09 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PODGORICA, Montenegro — Montenegro will follow through …

Russia under renewed pressure to explain Navalny poisoning

Russia under renewed pressure to explain Navalny poisoningRussia has come under renewed pressure to explain the nerve agent attack on opposition figure Alexei Navalny as the annual meeting of the global chemical weapons watchdog got underwayBy MIKE CORDER Associated PressNovember 30, 2020, 11:45 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:16NOTIFIED: Nov. 30, …

Azerbaijani leader vows to revive region ceded by Armenia

Azerbaijani leader vows to revive region ceded by ArmeniaAzerbaijan’s president has vowed to rebuild and revive the Kalbajar region, which Armenian forces ceded in a truce that ended six weeks of intense fighting over Nagorno-KarabakhByThe Associated PressNovember 25, 2020, 5:10 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressIn this photo provided …

MH17 court grants some defense requests for investigations

MH17 court grants some defense requests for investigationsA Dutch court has granted several requests for information or further investigations made by defense lawyers for a Russian accused of involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014By MIKE CORDER Associated PressNovember 25, 2020, 3:55 PM• 3 min readThe Associated PressFILE- In this July …

Witnesses testify against Russian accused of Berlin killing

Witnesses testify against Russian accused of Berlin killingA court in Berlin heard Tuesday how witnesses alerted police after seeing a man dump a wig, clothes and a bicycle in a river last year, allowing officers to swiftly arrest the suspect in an alleged Russia-ordered political assassinationByThe Associated PressNovember 24, 2020, 1:50 PM• 2 min readShare …

US investor released after 19-month house arrest in Russia

US investor released after 19-month house arrest in RussiaRussia’s Supreme Court has ordered the release, after 19 months of house arrest, of a prominent American investor charged with alleged embezzlementByThe Associated PressNovember 12, 2020, 5:25 PM• 2 min read MOSCOW — Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release, after 19 months of house arrest, …

In video interview, Russian MH17 suspect denies involvement

In video interview, Russian MH17 suspect denies involvementA suspect charged with involvement in shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 has denied involvement in the attack in video interviews played in a Dutch courtroomBy MIKE CORDER Associated PressNovember 3, 2020, 1:47 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:54NOTIFIED: …

Trial of Russian in alleged bitcoin fraud to wrap in Paris

Trial of Russian in alleged bitcoin fraud to wrap in ParisFrench prosecutors requested on Friday a ten-year jail term and a fine of 750,000 euro ($888,634) against Russian suspect Alexander Vinnik, who is accused of using ransomware in a 135 million-euro ($160 million) fraud using the cryptocurrency bitcoinBy NICOLAS VAUX-MONTAGNY Associated PressOctober 23, 2020, 2:14 …

President Vladimir Putin says Russia and China don’t need a military alliance now but a future one can’t be ruled out

President Vladimir Putin says Russia and China don’t need a military alliance now but a future one can’t be ruled outPresident Vladimir Putin says Russia and China don’t need a military alliance now but a future one can’t be ruled outByThe Associated PressOctober 22, 2020, 5:27 PM• 1 min read MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin …

EU slaps sanctions on 2 Russians over Germany cyberattack

EU slaps sanctions on 2 Russians over Germany cyberattackThe European Union has imposed sanctions on two Russian officials and part of Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency over a cyberattack against the German parliament in 2015ByThe Associated PressOctober 22, 2020, 3:59 PM• 2 min readThe Associated PressEuropean Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell speaks during a …

Azerbaijan, Armenia trade accusations on Caucasus conflict

Azerbaijan, Armenia trade accusations on Caucasus conflictAzerbaijani authorities are accusing Armenia of expanding the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh by shelling a different region in Azerbaijan, a claim rejected by Armenian officialsBy AIDA SULTANOVA Associated PressOctober 16, 2020, 3:19 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressMen look at the damage in a …

AP Explains: What lies behind Turkish support for Azerbaijan

AP Explains: What lies behind Turkish support for AzerbaijanTurkey has firmly put its weight behind oil-rich Azerbaijan since a decades-old territorial dispute with Armenia flared anewBy SUZAN FRASER Associated PressOctober 2, 2020, 1:03 PM• 4 min readThe Associated PressA medical helicopter carrying Allan Kaval, a reporter for France’s Le Monde, takes off from a hospital …

Egyptian workers return from Libya after incendiary video

Egyptian workers return from Libya after incendiary videoEgypt's official news agency says 23 Egyptian workers who have been recently detained by militias allied with the Tripoli-based government in western Libya have returned homeBy NOHA ELHENNAWY Associated PressJune 18, 2020, 5:21 PM5 min read5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTurkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, …

American sentenced to 16 years in Russia on spying charges

American convicted of spying in Russia, gets 16 yearsA Russian court has convicted American corporate security executive Paul Whelan of espionageBy VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated PressJune 15, 2020, 3:18 PM4 min read4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article2:55ABC News Daily: June 15, 2020Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.The Associated Press MOSCOW — …

UN chief shocked at Libya mass graves in recently freed town

UN chief shocked at Libya mass graves in recently freed townU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expressing shock at the discovery of mass graves in Libyan territory recently recaptured from forces commanded by Khalifa HifterBy EDITH M. LEDERER and SUZAN FRASER Associated PressJune 13, 2020, 5:45 AM5 min read5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

Putin attends first public event after months of lockdown

Putin attends first public event after months of lockdownRussian President Vladimir Putin has shown up at a ceremony marking the national holiday — the first big public event he has attended since the start of the coronavirus outbreakBy VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated PressJune 12, 2020, 4:09 PM3 min read3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

Russian plane violates airspace of NATO member Estonia

Russian plane violates airspace of NATO member EstoniaEstonia’s military says a civilian aircraft belonging to Russia has violated the airspace of the Baltic nation, a member of NATOByThe Associated PressJune 11, 2020, 1:38 PM2 min read2 min read HELSINKI — Estonia’s military says a civilian aircraft belonging to Russia has violated the airspace of the …

Siberian governor says leaked oil spilled into Arctic lake

Siberian governor says leaked oil spilled into Arctic lakeThe governor of a Siberian region says that some of the 20,000 tons of diesel oil that leaked from a power plant has seeped into a fragile Arctic lakeByThe Associated PressJune 9, 2020, 4:12 PM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThis handout photo …

Russian journalist jailed for violating virus ban released

Russian journalist jailed for violating virus ban releasedA Russian journalist whose jailing prompted protests in which police detained demonstrators has been releasedByThe Associated PressJune 7, 2020, 11:37 AM1 min read1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:53Russia under surveillance ABC News Moscow reporter Patrick Reevell looks at the way Russia’s facial recognition technology is …

German lawmakers criticize reported US troop withdrawal plan

German lawmakers criticize reported US troop withdrawal planTwo conservative German lawmakers have criticized the reported U.S. decision to withdraw more than a quarter of American troops stationed in GermanyByThe Associated PressJune 6, 2020, 10:32 AM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — Two conservative German lawmakers have criticized the reported …

Syrian activists report Russian airstrikes on Idlib province

Syria activists: After 3 months, Russian strikes hit IdlibSyrian opposition activists say Russian warplanes have carried out airstrikes for the first time in three months on the last remaining rebel-held territory, in and near the country's northwestern Idlib provinceByThe Associated PressJune 3, 2020, 11:19 AM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article6:30News …