Europe hails united stance on Russia’s war in Ukraine

PRAGUE (AP) — Leaders from across Europe on Thursday hailed their united front against Russia’s war on Ukraine at a summit that also saw the leaders of old foes Turkey and Armenia, meet face to face for the first time since agreeing last year to put decades of bitterness behind them. The inaugural summit of … Read more

Russia attacks housing in Ukraine; detains refugees at the border

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missiles hit apartment buildings in the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia on Thursday, killing at least seven people and at least five others missing, in an area that Moscow illegally annexed, a local official said. Two strikes damaged more than 40 buildings hours after Ukraine’s president announced his army had … Read more

Heartbreaking rescues save migrants off Greece; at least 22 die

KYTHIRA, Greece (AP) — Bodies floated amid splintered wreckage in windswept waters off a Greek island on Thursday as the death toll in the separate sinkings of two migrant smuggler boats climbed stood at 22, with a dozen still missing. The ships sank hundreds of miles apart, in one case sparking a dramatic overnight rescue … Read more

Russian missiles slam apartments; refugees missing at the border

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missiles hit apartment buildings in the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia on Thursday, a local official said.killing three people and injuring at least 12 in an area that houses Europe’s largest nuclear power plant and which Moscow has illegally annexed. The two strikes, the first before dawn and another in … Read more

North Korea continues missile launches as US redeploys aircraft carrier

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday launched two short-range ballistic missiles toward its eastern waters after the United States redeployed an aircraft carrier near the Korean peninsula in response to the earlier launch by Pyongyang of a nuclear-capable missile over Japan. The latest missile launches suggest that North Korean leader Kim Jong … Read more

Seoul retaliation explodes after North Korean missile hit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A malfunctioning South Korean ballistic missile detonated as it sank into the ground Wednesday during a live-fire exercise with the United States in retaliation for Korea’s successful launch North a day earlier of a weapon that flew over Japan and had the range to strike the US territory of Guam. … Read more

Seoul retaliation explodes after North Korean missile hit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A malfunctioning South Korean ballistic missile detonated as it sank into the ground Wednesday during a live-fire exercise with the United States in retaliation for Korea’s successful launch North a day earlier of a weapon that flew over Japan and had the range to strike the US territory of Guam. … Read more

Newest US Navy aircraft carrier deploys to train with NATO nations

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy’s most advanced aircraft carrier kicked off its first-ever deployment on Tuesday and will train with other NATO nations amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The USS Gerald R. Ford departed the world’s largest naval base in Norfolk, Va., along with destroyers and other ships that make up its carrier … Read more

AP Interview: Ukraine aims to restart occupied reactors

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is considering restarting Europe’s largest nuclear power plant to ensure its safety just weeks after fears of a radioactive disaster at the Russian-occupied facility, the president said Tuesday. of the company operating the plant. The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant has become one of the most worrying flashpoints of the Russian … Read more

Obvious Russian losses in a liberated Ukrainian town

LYMAN, Ukraine (AP) — The bodies of Russian soldiers lay in the streets of a key city in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, evidence of a hasty retreat that marked yet another military defeat for Moscow as it struggles to hold on to the areas it has illegally annexed Last week. Russia’s upper house of parliament … Read more