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British Prime Minister Keir Starmer on Wednesday
WORLD / Politics
Jul 18, 2024
U.K.'s Starmer to use forum to advocate EU reset and Ukraine support
A one-day meeting of more than 40 nations provides British Prime Minister Keir Starmer with an opportunity to push for closer defense cooperation.
Ukrainians walk past the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee to protest the organization's plan to have Russian athletes compete in Paris under a neutral flag.
OLYMPICS
Jul 18, 2024
Russian athletes headed to Paris break IOC’s rules, NGO says
A total of 33 out of 59 athletes were in violation of the IOC’s guidelines on participation, a report from The Hague-based Global Rights Compliance concluded.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy (left) speaks to the press next to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at the Ukraine Recovery Conference in Berlin on June 11.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 18, 2024
Germany says it will halve its military aid for Ukraine
German aid to Ukraine will be cut to €4 billion ($4.35 billion) in 2025 from around €8 billion in 2024.
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Russia's President Vladimir Putin arrive for a press conference following their meeting in Moscow on July 5.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 16, 2024
Top EU officials to boycott Hungary meetings after Putin visit
Prime Minister Viktor Orban enraged his fellow EU leaders by jetting off to Moscow on July 5 on what he described as a "peace mission" over Russia's war in Ukraine.
U.S. President Joe Biden addresses a meeting on the Ukraine Compact during the NATO Summit in Washington on Thursday.
WORLD
Jul 14, 2024
Kremlin says NATO summit outcome is ‘threatening’ to Russia
During the summit in Washington that ended on Thursday, NATO allies promised more support to Kyiv.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is greeted by supporters after arriving at the airport in Canberra on June 26 as a free man.
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 12, 2024
Assange may be free, but are we?
The world needs heroes like Julian Assange. He did what needed to be done and he paid a high price.
The Justice Ministry is considering helping Ukraine improve laws and regulations.
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 14, 2024
Japan to help Ukraine improve laws to support reconstruction
The move is intended to support Ukraine's negotiations for EU membership and create an environment good for Japanese companies to enter the Ukrainian market.
A police officer patrols a beach following what Russian authorities say was a Ukrainian missile strike, in Sevastopol, Crimea, on June 24.
WORLD
Jul 14, 2024
Ukraine is targeting Crimea, a crucial base for Russia’s invasion
Now armed with U.S.-made precision missiles, Kyiv seeks to raise the cost for Russian occupation forces who have long used the peninsula as a base of operations.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and others at a position of Ukrainian servicemen in the town of Kupiansk last November.
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
Jul 13, 2024
Being Volodymyr Zelenskyy: How war has changed Ukraine's leader
His ambition when he was elected in 2019 had been to help Ukraine become a modern democracy, before that was shattered by Russia's invasion in 2022.
Armin Papperger, CEO of German weapons producer and automotive supplier Rheinmetall, during a virtual news conference. The United States foiled a Russian plot earlier this year to assassinate Papperger, CNN has reported.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jul 13, 2024
Germany says it won't be cowed after reported Russian plot to kill arms firm CEO
U.S. intelligence officials warned German authorities that Russia was plotting to kill Armin Papperger, the head of Europe’s biggest weapons producer.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Donald Trump at the former U.S. president's Mar-a-Lago home in Florida on Thursday. A spokesperson for Orban said the pair discussed the "possibilities of peace" in Ukraine during their meeting.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 12, 2024
NATO outlier Orban discusses possibilities of peace in Ukraine with Trump
The nationalist Hungarian prime minister made surprise visits to Kyiv, Moscow and Beijing in the past two weeks on a self-styled "peace mission," angering NATO allies.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at a Ukraine Compact meeting on the sidelines of NATO's 75th anniversary summit in Washington on Thursday
WORLD / Politics
Jul 12, 2024
Major hurdles await Ukraine's ‘irreversible path’ to NATO membership
Observers don't expect the alliance to extend a membership invitation to Kyiv until after the war in Ukraine is over.
Russian Andrey Rublev holds his gold medal on the podium after the Tokyo Olympic mixed doubles competition in August 2021. Rublev declined an invitation to the Paris Games.
OLYMPICS
Jul 11, 2024
List of Russian athletes for Paris Games continues to shrink
Athletes from Russia and Belarus, Moscow's closest ally in the 2022 invasion of Ukraine, are barred from the Paris Games unless they compete as neutrals.
Ukrainian Interior Minister Igor Klymenko speaks in the suburbs of Kyiv on Tuesday in front of mine-clearing vehicles provided by Japan.
JAPAN
Jul 10, 2024
Ukraine receives first shipment of mine-clearing vehicles from Japan
The shipment is part of ¥91 billion in grant aid aimed at assisting the country's reconstruction, with about 20 units scheduled for delivery this year.
Rescuers and paramedics carry a child found at a site an apartment building heavily damaged during a Russian missile strike in Kyiv on Monday.
WORLD
Jul 10, 2024
The race to save Ukrainian infant's life after hospital strike
After the ventilator broke, the five bleeding adults did everything they could to keep the baby breathing.
Russian President Vladimir Putin decorates Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle the First-Called during a ceremony following their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow on Tuesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 10, 2024
Global ‘outcast’ Putin meeting a lot of world leaders
In just two months since he began his fifth presidential term in May, Putin has held more than 20 meetings with world leaders.
A woman carries a young patient outside after a Russian missile strike on the Ohmatdyt Children's Hospital in Kyiv on Monday.
WORLD
Jul 10, 2024
Kyiv hospital took a direct hit from a Russian missile: U.N. analysis
Ukraine flew its flags at half mast in a national day of mourning to mark the deaths of 44 people across the country from Monday's air attacks.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands during a bilateral meeting at the Group of 20 leaders summit in Osaka in June 2019.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 10, 2024
U.S. intelligence official indicates Russia prefers Trump as election victor
The U.S. has not seen Russia shift on its preference from previous U.S. presidential elections on who it prefers to win this year.
U.S. President Joe Biden awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at a 75th anniversary celebratory event for the alliance on Tuesday, the opening day of its summit in Washington.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 10, 2024
NATO offers Ukraine more air defense systems as summit kicks off
The move came as fresh assessments indicate the conflict with Russia is headed toward an indefinite stalemate.
Smoke rises over the city after a Russian missile strike in Kyiv on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 9, 2024
Zelenskyy blasts Modi’s visit to Russia as a blow to peace
India has avoided censuring Russia for its war and abstained at United Nations votes on the issue.

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