The Turkish Defense Ministry says it has launched airstrikes over northern regions of Syria and Iraq, targeting Kurdish groups Ankara holds responsible for last week’s bomb attack in Istanbul.
Germany’s energy minister says the government has formally decided to abandon an international energy accord that fossil fuel companies had used to oppose measures against climate change.
CAIRO (AP) — More than 50 Sudanese pro-democracy groups have agreed on a new draft constitution, in one of the largest shows of unity from the country’s opposition since the 2019 popular uprising.
The U.N. Security Council has scheduled a vote for Friday afternoon on a resolution that would condemn Russia for its “illegal so-called referenda” in four Ukrainian regions and declare that they “have no validity.”
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida expressed disappointment Tuesday over the failure of the United Nations Security Council to respond to the Russian invasion of Ukraine because of Russia’s right of veto, calling for reforms that would allow the U.N. to better defend global peace and order.
Five people in New Zealand died after the small charter boat they were aboard capsized in what may have been a collision with a whale.
Chileans have resoundingly rejected a new constitution to replace a charter imposed by the dictatorship of Gen.
SANTIAGO (AP) — President Gabriel Boric on Monday was presented with the formal draft of a proposed constitution meant to replace the charter imposed by a military dictatorship 41 years ago and usher in fundamental changes for Chile.
NEW YORK (AP) — A firefighter from Belgium died while riding on a New York City fire department boat that collided with a charter boat, city fire officials said Saturday.
PEMBINA, N.D. (AP) — One of the largest employers in northeastern North Dakota is closing later this year.
The United Nations chief says he is “appalled” at the reported attack on a school in the town of Bilohorivka where many people were apparently seeking shelter from ongoing fighting.
The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted its first statement since Russia’s military action began on Feb. 24, expressing “strong support” for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ efforts to find a peaceful solution to the “dispute” in Ukraine.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida discussed the war in Ukraine with Vietnamese leaders on Sunday and said they agreed on the respect for international law and rejection of the use of force.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says the state will provide migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border bus charters to Washington, D.C.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Amnesty International is accusing Russia of committing war crimes in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gulf of Mexico charter fishing boat operators opposed to federal regulations requiring that they affix tracking equipment to their vessels have taken their case to a federal appeals court.
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso’s military junta will be in power for three years before holding elections, said a statement from the junta that overthrew the country’s democratically elected president in January.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit filed by Gulf of Mexico charter fishing boat operators opposed to federal regulations that include a requirement that they affix tracking equipment to their vessels.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.’s two major bodies -- the 193-nation General Assembly and the more powerful 15-member Security Council -- will hold separate meetings Monday on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a reflection of widespread international demands for an immediate cease-fire and escalating con
With Russian troops encircling the capital of Kyiv, more than 60 athletes from Ukraine and elsewhere sent an open letter to Olympic and Paralympic leaders urging them to immediately suspend the Russian and Belarussian Olympic and Paralympic Committees.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran, Venezuela and Sudan are in arrears on paying dues to the United Nations’ operating budget and are among eight nations that will lose their voting rights in the 193-member General Assembly, the U.N. chief said in a letter circulated Wednesday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky said it has found no criminal wrongdoing directly related to the death of a fraternity member in October but has found illegal activity involving identification cards as well as violations of university policy.
The U.S. Olympic team’s airline partner will charter a flight from Los Angeles to Beijing to bring about half the American athletes to the Winter Olympics. U.S.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Lawmakers in Cambodia on Monday approved an amendment to the constitution barring Cambodians with dual citizenship from holding high government office, a move initiated by Prime Minister Hun Sen and directed at prominent opposition politicians.
BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s military-installed government on Friday sharply challenged a pronouncement by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations barring its leader from from attending the regional bloc’s summit next week.
CALAIS, Maine (AP) — Maine will give out more than $5.6 million to dozens of charter transportation companies and businesses that were disrupted by the closure of the U.S. border with Canada.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s government and opposition in the war-torn country have agreed to start drafting constitutional reforms, the U.N.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kenny Heuer and his fiancée, Carrie Campbell, showed up dressed for the occasion.

He made his loyalties clear by wearing an Eloy Jiménez jersey for a game between his beloved Chicago White Sox and the crosstown Cubs at Guaranteed Rate Field in late August.
Guinea’s military junta has released a transitional charter that outlines the missions and duties of the transitional government and bars any members of the junta from running in elections that will eventually return the West African nation to civilian rule.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Parliament on Friday approved a constitutional amendment changing how lawmakers are elected, a move expected to allocate more seats to big parties at the expense of smaller ones.
MADRID (AP) — A British couple wanted by United States authorities as suspects in the death of a scuba diver in Florida a decade ago is facing extradition from Spain after their case was featured on an American television show.