Greece is famous for its ancient sites. But the country's Culture Ministry says the oldest of them all, dating to the time of modern humans' hominin ancestors, has been discovered in an open coal mine in the southern Megalopolis area.
Defenders of Ukraine's city of Bakhmut are keeping up the pressure even though Russian forces declared victory there after the longest, deadliest battle of the war so far.
Kurdish officials in northeast Syria have expanded a program to rehabilitate boys from the families of Islamic State group militants.
President Joe Biden's National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan tells Fareed the US hopes Ukraine will regain territory and improve its ability to find a diplomatic resolution to the war.
Wildfires and extreme weather often get climate change headlines, but Earth’s oceans, often out of view, are catching most of the warming.
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The accident, which happened about 137 miles southwest of Kolkata on Friday night, led to a chaotic scene as rescuers climbed atop the wrecked trains to break open doors and windows using cutting torches to free survivors.
2022 was the most devastating year on record for wildfires in France. For many, it was a wake up call. Since last year, French firefighters have been preparing for a high risk summer season and this year's drought is making their task even more complicated. FRANCE 24’s Julie Chouteau went to…
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Sri Lanka battles sharp increase in dengue fever cases as experts warn focus on mosquito eradication is insufficient.
As the annual celebration of the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen uprising approaches, a new exhibit is opening in New York City to remember the protests.
In England, a 99-year-old WWII veteran took to the skies once more, taking off from the same airfield he flew missions from 80 years ago. A chance encounter with a local pilot led the pair to fly together as their families watched in tears. Yair Ben-Dor has the story.
The largest wildfires ever recorded in Canada’s Atlantic Coast province of Nova Scotia continued to grow Thursday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of more people and prompting air quality warnings in US regions as far south as Virginia and Maryland.
The Biden administration is ready to talk to Russia without conditions about a future nuclear arms control framework, White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said Friday.
Blinken warns Ukraine cease-fire now would result in ‘Potemkin peace,' legitimizing Russian invasion
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the United States and its allies should not support a cease-fire or peace talks to end the war in Ukraine until Kyiv gains strength and can negotiate on its own terms. Blinken said in Finland on Friday that heeding calls from Russia and others for negotiations now would result in a false “Potemkin peace” that wouldn’t secure Ukraine’s sovereignty and or enhance European security. He argued that a cease-fire allowing Russian President Vladimir Putin “to consolidate control over the territory he has seized, and rest, rearm, and re-attack" would not bring "a just and lasting peace.” Kyiv has given confusing signals about whether a counteroffensive is coming or already underway.
Thousands of people on Thursday marched in Jerusalem's Pride parade — an annual event that took place for the first time under Israel’s new far-right government, which is stacked with openly homophobic members.
Zimbabwe's parliament approved a controversial law that ostensibly promotes patriotism but has been condemned by the opposition as a "draconian" attempt to stifle dissent ahead of national elections. The bill, passed by the lower house on Wednesday evening, criminalises acts that damage "the…
Mexican authorities found 45 bags containing human remains on the outskirts of Guadalajara.
NATO on Thursday ramped up pressure on member nation Turkey to drop its objections to Sweden's membership as the military organization seeks to deal with the issue by the time US President Joe Biden and his counterparts meet next month. The 31-member alliance is also looking at boosting Ukra…
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The US Transportation Department has fined British Airways because they did not “provide timely refunds to passengers” for canceled or rescheduled flights to and from the country during the pandemic. Veuer’s Chloe Hurst has the story!
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U.S. authorities have expanded slots to seek asylum at land crossings with Mexico through a mobile app for the second time in less than a month, seeking to dispel doubts it isn’t a viable option. There are now 1,250 appointments at eight land crossings, up from 1,000 previously and 740 in early May. Blas Nuñez-Neto, Homeland Security assistant secretary for border and immigration policy, said Thursday in Harlingen, Texas, that the expansion reflects a "commitment to continue to expand lawful options for migrants.” Texas has sued to end what the state government considers an illegal method of boosting immigration.
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CNN's Hadas Gold reports on the mass deaths of black sea urchins which is wreaking havoc on coral reefs in the Red Sea.
Jordan’s crown prince has married the scion of a prominent Saudi family in a palace celebration attended by royals and other VIPs from around the world. Massive crowds gathered in a mood of excitement across the kingdom, as the young Hashemite royal was presented to a global audience. The marriage of Crown Prince Hussein and Saudi architect Rajwa Alseif has drawn a star-studded list headlined by Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate. But it also holds deep significance for the region. It emphasizes continuity in an Arab state prized for its stability and refreshes the monarchy’s image after a bitter palace feud. It also could even help Jordan forge a strategic bond with its oil-rich neighbor, Saudi Arabia.
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