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Ukraine crisis: How successful were India's repatriation efforts?

India has completed the final leg of its Operation Ganga rescue mission for Indians stranded in war-torn Ukraine. Within 13 days, roughly 18,000 out of an estimated 20,000 Indian citizens who had bee...

After fleeing Ukraine, South African students arrive home

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ten South African students who fled Ukraine after Russia’s invasion of that country have arrived home Thursday, with 25 more expected over the next few days. Welc...

US sends home suspected '20th hijacker' from Guantanamo

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Saudi prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center who was suspected of trying to join the 9/11 hijackers has been sent back to his home country for treatment for mental illness...

US diplomat apologizes to thousands of Afghans stuck in UAE

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat has apologized to thousands of Afghans stranded in the United Arab Emirates months after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban. ...

Russian, Ukrainian tourists stranded abroad amid war back home

In the Dominican Republic alone, there are currently about 14,800 Russian and almost 3,000 Ukrainian tourists stranded due to travel restrictions imposed after Moscow's invasion of its neighbor. ...

From Ukraine to Poland: Refugees at a crossroads

"Look, mom! There's something flying in the sky," 6-year-old Sofia exclaimed when she saw her first missile. It was the first day of the war and they were already on the run: Yulia Rezho...

US returns billionaire's plundered artifacts to Jordan

JERUSALEM (AP) — American authorities have returned nine looted artifacts to Jordan that were seized from a U.S. billionaire collector as part of a landmark deal announced in December. ...

Sorting fact, disinformation after Russian attack on Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Associated Press journalists around Ukraine and beyond are documenting military activity during Russia's invasion. With disinformation rife and social media amplifying military cl...

Live updates: Putin hails his troops for Ukraine offensive

The latest on the Russia-Ukraine crisis: MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has hailed his troops for their courage as they press their offensive across Ukraine and bear down ...

UK man hands Cyprus Church icon taken by his officer father

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — An 18th-century icon that a British officer spirited out of war-wracked Cyprus in 1974 was returned Wednesday to the island’s Orthodox Church by the officer’s son to reunite it ...

Rights group: Canada blocking return of citizens from Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Canadian authorities are preventing a Canadian woman and a child detained in a camp in Syria from returning home to get life-saving medical treatment, contradicting policies that allow s...

Crisis looms in Syria camps, jails holding foreign nationals

ROJ CAMP, Syria (AP) — It was night when Zakia Kachar heard the sounds of footsteps approach her tent in a detention camp for foreigners affiliated with Islamic State group extremists. With rocks in t...

EU border agency to help Cyprus with migrant repatriations

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The chief of the European Union’s Frontex border agency said Wednesday that the repatriation of migrants is Cyprus’ “most urgent need” and that his organization is ready to faci...

Greek statue lent to Italy in exchange for Parthenon gesture

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece on Wednesday lent Italy an ancient statue of the goddess Athena, to be displayed in a Sicilian museum for four years in return for Italy's long-term loan to Athens of a fr...

Chubb Offers No-Questions-Asked-Policy-Cancellation and Refund for All Chubb-Underwritten Travel Policies in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 8 February 2022 – Chubb announced today the launch of a No-Questions-Asked-Policy-Cancellation and Refund campaign in Singapore for all Chubb-underwritten individual...