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UN: Syria prison attack shows need to deal with IS detainees

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The attack by Islamic State militants on a Syrian prison holding around 3,000 of its fighters and about 700 children is a predictable tragedy spotlighting the need for urgent int...

Russian roar on Ukraine rings hollow to Latin America allies

MIAMI (AP) — It was a classic Russian power play with echoes of Cold War gamesmanship. Shortly after entering into service in 2019, Russia's most advanced warship made a goodwill t...

EP committee lauds Taiwan's ability to fight China's disinformation campaigns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament's Special Committee on Foreign Interference (INGE) on Tuesday (Jan. 25) released an amended report that stated that many Europeans are unaware ...

Neil Young reportedly fights Spotify over Rogan and COVID

NEW YORK (AP) — It's Neil Young vs. Joe Rogan for the allegiance of Spotify. Or is it? The veteran rocker fired off a public missive to his management on Monday, demanding that they ...

Insider Q&A: Internet guardian Ron Deibert of Citizen Lab

BOSTON (AP) — The internet watchdog Citizen Lab has been remarkably effective in calling to account governments and private sector firms that use information technology to put people in peril. ...

US draws down Ukraine embassy presence as war fears mount

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Sunday ordered the families of all American personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine to leave the country amid heightened fears of a Russian invasion. ...

Russia rejects UK claim of trying to replace Ukraine leader

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected a British claim that the Kremlin is seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and that former Ukrainian lawma...

In Kashmir, India batters press freedom — and journalists

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — For five years, Sajad Gul wrote about conflict wracking his homeland, a disputed Himalayan territory where a violent armed rebellion and India's brutal counterinsurgency have ra...

Britain says Russia seeking to replace Ukraine government

LONDON (AP) — The British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is bein...

Russia toughens its posture amid Ukraine tensions

MOSCOW (AP) — With tens of thousands of Russian troops positioned near Ukraine, the Kremlin has kept the U.S. and its allies guessing about its next moves in the worst security crisis to emerge betwe...

US sanctions Ukrainian officials accused of helping Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department levied new sanctions Thursday against four Ukrainian officials, including two current members of parliament who administration officials say are part of ...

Biden issues new warning to Russia over invading Ukraine

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden said Thursday that any Russian troop movements across Ukraine’s border would constitute an invasion and that Moscow would “pay a heavy price” for such an action....

Business Highlights: Netflix plunges, home sales decline

____ EXPLAINER: How sweeping EU rules would curb tech companies LONDON (AP) — European Union lawmakers have approved proposed rules that would require online compan...

US imposes sanctions on four Ukrainians over Russia links

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions against four Ukrainians it accused of working with Russia to destabilize Kyiv. The individuals targeted by the US Treasury include two current members ...

US boosts military aid to Ukraine as Russia tensions soar

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — As U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Ukraine, the Biden administration said Wednesday it’s providing an additional $200 million in defensive military aid to the countr...