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Latvia Parliament calls Russia a state sponsor of terrorism

BERLIN (AP) — Latvia’s Parliament on Thursday declared Russia a “state sponsor of terrorism” for attacks on civilians during the war in Ukraine and urged other countries to follow suit. ...

Russsia-Ukraine updates: Aerial images suggest serious damage at Crimea base

Commercially available satellite images taken before and after an incident that saw the Saki air base in Crimea rocked by explosions Tuesday show heavy damage. In the photographs, several aircraft an...

Russia's far-right divided on Ukraine war

A few dozen small groups make up Russia's right-wing nationalist scene. They call themselves "Nationalist Movement," "Conservative Russia," or simply, "The Conservatives.&...

Congo official: Rwanda will have war if it wants war

GOMA, Congo (AP) — If Rwanda wants war with neighboring Congo, “it will have war,” a top Congolese military official said Wednesday to thousands in eastern Congo protesting the recent capture of a nea...

Study: Facebook fails to catch East Africa extremist content

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A new study has found that Facebook has failed to catch Islamic State group and al-Shabab extremist content in posts aimed at East Africa as the region remains under threat from ...

Biden, leaders reach migration pact despite attendance flap

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden and other Western Hemisphere leaders are set to announce on Friday what is being billed as a roadmap for countries to host large numbers of migrants and refugees...

BTS visits White House to discuss combating hate crime surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — K-Pop sensation BTS visited the White House on Tuesday to talk with President Joe Biden about combating the rise in hate crimes targeting Asian Americans — bringing superstar sizzle ...

Critic Notebook: At Cannes, a plea for the variety of cinema

One of the most viral moments from the 75th Cannes Film Festival, which wrapped over the weekend with the presentation of the Palme d’Or to Ruben Ostlund’s “Triangle of Sadness,” wasn’t a slip on the ...

Japan's Ukraine refugee policy criticized for putting politics over human rights

The Japanese government has been quick to publicize its acceptance of more than 1,000 refugees from war-torn Ukraine. But critics point out that Japanese immigration authorities have been far less wi...

Analysis: Loss is victory for far-right in France's election

PARIS (AP) — The far-right has gone mainstream in France. That’s the headline from the landmark showing by Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election. The fierce nationalist d...

Emmanuel Macron, unpopular, but president again

Emmanuel Macronwas not yet 40 when he entered the courtyard of the Louvre in Paris on the evening of May 7, 2017 to celebrate his first sensational election victory along with his supporters. Back th...

Ishmael Reed among winners of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Author, playwright and longtime champion of multiculturalism Ishmael Reed is receiving a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to literature. Reed is amon...

Russia aims Ukraine disinformation at Spanish speakers

Washington (AP) — Though Russia is the country that invaded its neighbor Ukraine, the Kremlin’s version relentlessly warns social media users across Latin America that the U.S. is the bigger problem. ...

Russia aims Ukraine disinformation at Spanish speakers

Washington (AP) — Though Russia is the country that invaded its neighbor Ukraine, the Kremlin’s version relentlessly warns social media users across Latin America that the U.S. is the bigger problem. ...

In a blistering Oscar short film, Riz Ahmed finds catharsis

NEW YORK (AP) — Of all the Oscar nominees, you would hard pressed to find a more potent film than “The Long Goodbye.” It’s blisteringly visceral, harrowingly violent and desperately urgent — all in un...