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Davos updates | Israeli president seeks economic partnership

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Israeli President Isaac Herzog is calling on other nations to consider a “renewable Middle East” as a resource for sustainable food, water and energy solutions. ...

Live updates | Switzerland to aid Ukraine with asset seizure

BERLIN — The Swiss government on Wednesday said it will initiate proceedings to confiscate more than 100 million francs ($104 million) in assets of a close associate of former Ukrainian President Vikt...

Ukraine: Russia must withdraw to pre-war positions for talks

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president said Wednesday that Russia must pull back to its pre-war positions as a first step before diplomatic talks, a negotiating line that Moscow is unlikely to agree...

Sale of Chelsea by sanctioned Abramovich approved by UK govt

LONDON (AP) — Roman Abramovich’s 19-year ownership of Chelsea is ending after the British government approved the sale of the Premier League club by the sanctioned Russian oligarch to a consortium fro...

Soros says Ukraine may be start of World War Three

DAVOS, May 24 (Reuters) - Billionaire financier George Soros said on Tuesday that Russia's invasion of Ukraine may have been the beginning of World War Three so the best way to preserve free civil...

Today in History: May 25, death of George Floyd

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 25, the 145th day of 2022. There are 220 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 2...

US Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene wins GOP primary in Georgia

A defiant U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene easily defeated five fellow Republicans on Tuesday in a primary race that showed her conservative Georgia constituents standing steadfastly beside her after ...

Hungary's Orban extends emergency powers, points to Ukraine

The Hungarian government on Tuesday passed a constitutional amendment giving Prime Minister Viktor Orban emergency powers, with the first measures to be announced on Wednesday. Hungarian officials ci...

Zelenskyy says Russian forces aimed to 'destroy everything' in Donbas — live updates

Ukraine's president calls for more weapons in nightly address Ukraine says hundreds of bodies discovered beneath Mariupol apartment building The US plans to halt an exception to sanctions that h...

In Asia, Biden pushes values he struggles to sell at home

TOKYO (AP) — Joe Biden spent his first trip to Asia as president strengthening economic and military commitments. He pushed new rules for the global economy and promoted democracy in launching a new t...

Kremlin critic Browder urges squeeze on oligarchs' enablers

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Kremlin critic Bill Browder wants governments to step up efforts to get to the riches squirreled away by Russian oligarchs and linked to President Vladimir Putin by forcing t...

Premier League approves Chelsea sale to Boehly consortium

LONDON (AP) — The Premier League has approved the proposed sale of Chelsea to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly, although the British government still needs to sign of...

Davos updates | Polish leader can't see Ukraine ceding land

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda says he sees no possibility for neighboring Ukraine to accept any peace terms dictated by Russia or to consent to give any of its territory to R...

After 3 months, Russia still bogged down in Ukraine war

When Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, it had hoped to overtake the country in a blitz lasting only days or a few weeks. Many Western analysts thought so, too. As the conflict marke...

Live updates | EU: Russians have future in their hands

DAVOS, Switzerland — European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says Russia can be reintegrated into the orbit of European nations if it finds its way back to “democracy, the rule of law, the ...