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Today in History: June 6, D-Day in Normandy

Today in History Today is Monday, June 6, the 157th day of 2022. There are 208 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 6, ...

Police patrol Hong Kong park to enforce Tiananmen vigil ban

HONG KONG (AP) — Heavy police force patrolled Hong Kong’s Victoria Park on Saturday after authorities for a third consecutive year banned public commemoration of the anniversary of the deadly Tiananme...

Today in History: June 3, Barack Obama claims nomination

Today in History Today is Friday, June 3, the 154th day of 2022. There are 211 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 3, ...

Churches of Serbia, North Macedonia, end decades-old dispute

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The head of Serbia's Orthodox Church said Tuesday that he would recognize the full independence of the church in neighboring North Macedonia, signaling an end to a decad...

Opinion: Pope Francis clearly points the finger at Russia

Pope Francis did not mince words. He named Russian President Vladimir Putin as responsible for the Russian aggression in Ukraine. He compared the deaths of thousands of innocent civilians to the genoc...

Live updates | Ukraine: Civilians in steelworks beg for aid

MARIUPOL, Ukraine — A newly released video shows Ukrainian children in an underground bunker receiving Easter presents. The video was released Sunday by the far-right Azov Battalion...

Ukraine marks Orthodox Easter with prayers for those trapped

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The sun came out as Ukrainians marked Orthodox Easter in the capital, Kyiv, on Sunday with prayers for those fighting on the front lines and others trapped beyond them in places l...

Orthodox patriarch denounces 'atrocious invasion' of Ukraine

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians on Tuesday denounced Russia's invasion of Ukraine as an “atrocious" act that is causing enormous suffering. ...

India: Doubts emerge over spiritual Yogi's environmental mission

Riding 30,000 kilometers (18640 miles) on a Ducati Multistrada 1260 across 26 countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Indian spiritual leader Jaggi Vasudev is on a mission. Known as 'Sadhg...

Greek prime minister COVID-positive day after Istanbul visit

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Monday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and would be self-isolating at home, a day after a trip to Istanbul. Mi...

Greek PM accepts invitation for talks with Turkey's Erdogan

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister accepted an invitation to hold talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Sunday, a rare meeting as their nations remain at odds ove...

EU shuts airspace to Russian airlines, will buy Ukraine arms

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union agreed Sunday to close its airspace to Russian airlines, spend hundreds of millions of euros on buying weapons for Ukraine and ban some pro-Kremlin media outlets in ...

Tibetans in India demonstrate against Beijing Olympics

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of Tibetan exiles marched near the Chinese Embassy in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Friday and held a protest rally while denouncing the Beijing Winter Olympics and dema...

Hundreds of Tibetans protest outside IOC headquarters

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Hundreds of Tibetans marched Thursday outside the Swiss headquarters of the International Olympic Committee, demanding freedom for their region as Beijing prepares to host...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 30, the 30th day of 2022. There are 335 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 30,...