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U.N. rights experts present evidence of war crimes in Ukraine
U.N. rights experts present evidence of war crimes in Ukraine

A team of experts commissioned by the U.N.'s top human rights body to look into rights violations in Ukraine says its initial investigation has turned up evidence of war crimes.

One day after Zelenskyy speech, U.S., Russia square off at U.N.

One day after Zelenskyy speech, U.S., Russia square off at U.N.

The United States has made its case at the U.N. Security Council for why Russia should face further censure and isolation over the Ukraine invasion.

Tears and hugs for Russians called up to fight in Ukraine

Tears and hugs for Russians called up to fight in Ukraine

Russia is escalating its military and political campaign to take over Ukrainian territory.

At least 9 killed as Iran protests over woman's death spread

At least 9 killed as Iran protests over woman's death spread

Clashes between Iranian security forces and protesters have killed at least nine people since the violence erupted over the weekend.

6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, 2 dead

6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, 2 dead

A powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake has struck Mexico, causing at least two deaths, damaging buildings and setting off landslides.

32 pilot whales rescued out of 230 stranded in Australia

32 pilot whales rescued out of 230 stranded in Australia

Wildlife experts have rescued 32 of 230 whales that were found stranded on the wild and remote west coast of Australia's island state of Tasmania.

Russian separatists release 10, including 2 U.S. veterans

Russian separatists release 10, including 2 U.S. veterans

Relatives say two U.S. military veterans who were captured while fighting alongside Ukrainian forces are among 10 people released by Russian-backed separatists in a prisoner exchange.

Putin orders partial military call-up, sparking protests

Putin orders partial military call-up, sparking protests

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a partial mobilization of reservists in Russia.

Some 230 whales beached in Tasmania; rescue efforts underway

Some 230 whales beached in Tasmania; rescue efforts underway

About 230 whales are stranded on Tasmania's west coast, just two days after 14 sperm whales were found beached on a nearby island.

Storm damages space center in Japan, 130K still lack power

Storm damages space center in Japan, 130K still lack power

A tropical storm that dumped heavy rain as it cut across Japan moved into the Pacific after killing two people and leaving thousands of homes without power.

14 dead sperm whales found beached on Australian island

14 dead sperm whales found beached on Australian island

Australian wildlife authorities are investigating the deaths of 14 young sperm whales that were found beached on an island off of the southeastern coast.

Iran president: No plan to meet Biden at U.N. General Assembly

Iran president: No plan to meet Biden at U.N. General Assembly

Iran's president headed on Monday to New York, where he will be speaking to the U.N. General Assembly later this week, saying that he has no plans to meet with President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the U.N. event.

Strong earthquake shakes Mexico´s Pacific coast; 1 killed

Strong earthquake shakes Mexico´s Pacific coast; 1 killed

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake has shaken Mexico's central Pacific coast, killing at least one person and setting off an earthquake alarm in the capital.

Ukrainian president: Burial site contains torture victims

Ukrainian president: Burial site contains torture victims

Investigators searching through a mass burial site in Ukraine have found evidence that some of the dead were tortured, including bodies with broken limbs and ropes around their necks.

Floods in Italy kill 10; Survivors plucked from roofs, trees

Floods in Italy kill 10; Survivors plucked from roofs, trees

Flash floods triggered by heavy rain have swept through towns in hilly central Italy. Italy's leader said 10 people were dead in the floods and four were missing.

Water begins receding in Pakistan's worst flood-hit south

Water begins receding in Pakistan's worst flood-hit south

Pakistani officials say weeks of floodwaters are now receding in the worst-hit southern Sindh province after a deadly summer in which monsoons left hundreds of thousands of people homeless.

Queue for queen's coffin reopened, wait hits 24 hours

Queue for queen's coffin reopened, wait hits 24 hours

A surging tide of people has lined up to file past Queen Elizabeth II's coffin as it lies in state at Parliament.

Palestinian farmer discovers rare ancient treasure in Gaza

Palestinian farmer discovers rare ancient treasure in Gaza

A Palestinian farmer in the Gaza Strip has discovered a rare Byzantine-era mosaic on his property.

Putin thanks China's Xi for his 'balanced' stand on Ukraine

Putin thanks China's Xi for his 'balanced' stand on Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Chinese leader Xi Jinping for his 'balanced' approach to the Ukrainian crisis and blasted Washington's 'ugly' policies at a meeting that followed a major setback for Moscow in the war.

London mourners brave 9-hour wait to say goodbye to queen

London mourners brave 9-hour wait to say goodbye to queen

Thousands of mourners waited for hours Thursday in a line that stretched for almost 5 miles (8 kilometers) across London for the chance to spend a few minutes filing past Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin.

Ukrainian flag raised in retaken city after Russian retreat

Ukrainian flag raised in retaken city after Russian retreat

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has made a rare foray outside Ukraine's capital and highlighted Moscow's embarrassing retreat from a Ukrainian counteroffensive.

WHO: COVID end 'in sight,' deaths at lowest since March 2020

WHO: COVID end 'in sight,' deaths at lowest since March 2020

The head of the World Health Organization says the number of coronavirus deaths last week was the lowest reported number in the pandemic since March 2020.

Queen Elizabeth II lies in state after solemn procession

Queen Elizabeth II lies in state after solemn procession

Queen Elizabeth II has left Buckingham Palace for the last time, her casket borne to Westminster Hall by a horse-drawn gun carriage.

Seoul says N. Korea will self-destruct if it uses nukes

Seoul says N. Korea will self-destruct if it uses nukes

South Korea has warned North Korea's government that using its nuclear weapons would put it on a 'path of self-destruction.'

U.N. sums up climate science: world heading in wrong direction

U.N. sums up climate science: world heading in wrong direction

The United Nations says weather disasters costing $200 million a day and irreversible climate catastrophe looming show the world is 'heading in the wrong direction.'

Ukrainian troops keep up pressure on fleeing Russian forces

Ukrainian troops keep up pressure on fleeing Russian forces

Ukrainian troops are piling pressure on retreating Russian forces, pressing a counteroffensive that has produced major gains and a stunning blow to Moscow’s military prestige.