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Ukrainian army leaving battered city for fortified positions

Saturday, 25 June 2022, 06:56 Last update: about 9 hours ago Associated Press

After weeks of ferocious fighting, Ukrainian forces have begun retreating from a besieged city in the country's east to move to stronger positions, a regional official said Friday, the four-month...

US abortion ruling sparks global debate, polarises activists

Saturday, 25 June 2022, 06:55 Last update: about 9 hours ago Associated Press

The end of constitutional protections for abortions in the United States on Friday emboldened abortion opponents around the world, while advocates for abortion rights worried it could threaten recent...

EU leaders tackle inflation, energy shocks from Russia's war

Saturday, 25 June 2022, 06:49 Last update: about 10 hours ago Associated Press

A day after endorsing Ukraine's candidacy to join the European Union, the bloc's leaders turned their attention Friday to the severe economic turbulence from Russia’s war in...

UK Conservatives lose 2 elections in blow to Boris Johnson

Friday, 24 June 2022, 08:49 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a double blow as voters rejected his Conservative Party in two special elections dominated by questions about his leadership and...

European Union makes Ukraine a candidate for EU membership

Friday, 24 June 2022, 07:44 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

The European Union agreed Thursday to put Ukraine on a path toward EU membership, acting with uncharacteristic speed and unity to pull the embattled country further away from Russia’s influence...

European Union leaders set to grant Ukraine candidate status

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 13:38 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

 European Union leaders on Thursday are set to make Ukraine a candidate for joining the 27-nation bloc, a first step in a long and unpredictable journey toward full membership that...

Western Balkans' promised EU future still hazy

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 11:44 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

European Union leaders will seek to offer support this week to six Western Balkan countries that have long been knocking at the bloc's doors, and now see the war in Ukraine raging not far from their...

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