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Russia Ukraine War Ukrainian women picket in front of the Chinese embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Wives and mothers of the defenders of Mariupol call on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Chinese President Xi Jinping to save Ukrainian fighters from the besieged city of Mariupol amid Russia's war. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky) (Efrem Lukatsky

Fall of Mariupol appears at hand; fighters leave steel plant

KYIV, Ukraine -- Mariupol appeared on the verge of falling to the Russians on Tuesday as Ukraine moved to abandon the steel plant where...

May 17, 2022 12:40 pm

Sweden Finland From left, Prince Daniel, Crown Princess Victoria, Finland's First Lady Jenni Hauki, Finland's President Sauli Niinistö, King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, pose at the Royal Castle in Stockholm Tuesday 17 May. Finland's President Sauli Niinistö and his wife Jenni Haukio are paying a two day long State Visit to Sweden at the invitation of His Majesty The King Carl Gustaf. (Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency via AP) (Henrik Montgomery

Nordic NATO bids move forward but Turkey could derail deal

STOCKHOLM -- Sweden and Finland on Tuesday pushed ahead with their bids to join NATO even as Turkey insisted it won't let the previously...

May 17, 2022 11:00 am

Prominent negotiator for peace in Israel dies at 69

TEL AVIV, Israel – Uri Savir, a prominent Israeli peace negotiator and dogged believer in the need for a settlement with the...

May 17, 2022 1:00 am

APTOPIX Russia Ukraine War Associated Press
A man rides a bicycle Monday past a car destroyed by shelling in a street in the village of Niu-York, in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region. (Andriy AndriyenkoSTR)

Fighters evacuated from Mariupol mill

KYIV, Ukraine – The regiment that doggedly defended a steel mill as Ukraine's last stronghold in the port city of Mariupol...

May 17, 2022 1:00 am

In Costa Rica, ransomware gang wants regime change

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – A ransomware gang that infiltrated some Costa Rican government computer systems has upped its threat,...

May 17, 2022 1:00 am