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Bombing at Kabul mosque kills 10, including prominent cleric

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A bombing at a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul during evening prayers on Wednesday killed at least 10 people, including a prominent cleric, and wounded at least 27, an eyewitnes...

EU to host Serbia-Kosovo talks in Brussels amid tensions

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Wartime rivals Serbia and Kosovo are holding high-level crisis talks on Thursday which European Union mediators hope will de-escalate growing tensions in the Balkans, where Rus...

Stoltenberg: NATO ready to intervene if Kosovo tensions escalate

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that the alliance had increased its presence in northern Kosovo, ahead of talks between Belgrade and Pristina scheduled for Thursday. EU mediators are ho...

South Korea calls for talks as North Korea test fires missiles

Talks with North Korea should not be for political show but contribute to establishing peace, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Wednesday, just hours after the North test fired two cruise m...

EXPLAINER: Dueling views remain a year after Afghan pullout

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after America's tumultuous and deadly withdrawal from Afghanistan, assessments of its impact are divided — and largely along partisan lines. Critics slam the...

Russia-Ukraine updates: Zelenskyy warns of explosions at Russian bases

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked those "who oppose the occupiers" only hours after a military facility in occupied Crimea was hit by a series of explosions. On Tuesday night,...

Germany flying 6 fighters 8K miles in 24 hours to Singapore

BANGKOK (AP) — A group of German air force fighter jets landed in Singapore on Tuesday as part of a marathon bid to fly them some 12,800 kilometers (8,000 miles) from their home base to Southeast Asia...

Far-right Italian leader Meloni rides popular wave in polls

ROME (AP) — With a message that blends Christianity, motherhood and patriotism, Giorgia Meloni is riding a wave of popularity that next month could see her become Italy's first female prime minister a...

Biden to sign massive climate, health care legislation

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — President Joe Biden will sign Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill on Tuesday, delivering what he has called the “final piece” of his pared-down domestic ...

Scholz confident Sweden's NATO membership 'will now progress very quickly'

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday that he expected rapid progress on Finland and Sweden's NATO accession bids. Asked in Sweden whether he expected continued resistance from Turkey on ...

Libyan police detain dozens of migrants in fresh crackdown

CAIRO (AP) — Authorities in western Libya said they rounded up dozens of migrants Monday in the capital of Tripoli, in the latest crackdown on migrants in the conflict-ridden country. ...

With war nearby, US shows support for Poland on army holiday

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish president and other officials marked their nation's Armed Forces Day holiday Monday alongside the U.S. army commander in Europe and regular American troops, a symbolic...

Police in Moldova investigate string of bomb threats

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Police in Moldova’s capital Chisinau were investigating a string of bomb threats Monday at locations including at the country’s supreme court and its international airport, au...

EU could give Russians 'humanitarian' visas only, Lithuanian FM says

EU countries could follow Lithuania's example and implement a visa ban for Russian tourists, the country's Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis has told DW. "People were forced to fle...

A year on, ex-Afghan leader defends role in Taliban takeover

ISLAMABAD (AP) — On the eve of the anniversary of the Taliban takeover of Kabul, Afghanistan's former president on Sunday defended what he said was a split-second decision to flee, saying he wanted to...