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Church of England sheds light on 'shameful' slave trade ties

Church of England sheds light on 'shameful' slave trade ties

A letter written by an enslaved person in Virginia 300 years ago seeking freedom is part of a new exhibition exploring the Church of England's historic links to slavery.

Brutality of Russia's Wagner gives it lead in Ukraine war

Brutality of Russia's Wagner gives it lead in Ukraine war

Fierce battles in eastern Ukraine have thrown a new spotlight on a private Russian military group led by a rogue millionaire with longtime links to Russia's President Vladimir Putin.

Palestinian gunman kills 7 near Jerusalem synagogue

Palestinian gunman kills 7 near Jerusalem synagogue

Officials say a Palestinian gunman killed seven people and wounded three others near a synagogue in east Jerusalem in the deadliest attack on Israelis in years.

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace again shattered by war

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace again shattered by war

Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors and other mourners have commemorated the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German death camp in the final months of World War II.

New barrage of Russian strikes in Ukraine kills at least 11

New barrage of Russian strikes in Ukraine kills at least 11

Ukrainian authorities say Russia has fired more missiles and self-exploding drones at nearly a dozen Ukrainian provinces, causing the first war-related death in Kyiv this year and killing at least 11 people overall.

Palestinians: Israeli troops kill 10 in West Bank violence

Palestinians: Israeli troops kill 10 in West Bank violence

Palestinian officials say Israeli forces have killed at least nine Palestinians and wounded several others during a raid in a flashpoint area of the occupied West Bank.

U.S., Germany to send advanced tanks to aid Ukraine war effort

U.S., Germany to send advanced tanks to aid Ukraine war effort

Germany and the United States have announced that they will send advanced battle tanks to Ukraine. It's the first stage of a coordinated effort by the West to provide dozens of the heavy weapons to help Kyiv.

Man held for knife attack on German train; 2 dead, 7 injured

Man held for knife attack on German train; 2 dead, 7 injured

German officials say a man described as a stateless Palestinian has fatally stabbed two passengers and injured seven others on a train in northern Germany.

Microsoft reports outage for Teams, Outlook, other services

Microsoft reports outage for Teams, Outlook, other services

Microsoft says it's seeing some improvements to its online services including the Teams messaging platform and Outlook email system after users around the world reported outages.

Ukraine corruption scandal claims several top officials

Ukraine corruption scandal claims several top officials

Several senior Ukrainian government officials have lost their jobs as President Volodymyr Zelenskyy faces a burgeoning corruption scandal.

Yellen visits Zambian farm to showcase Africa's ag potential

Yellen visits Zambian farm to showcase Africa's ag potential

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has visited sites in rural and urban Zambia to showcase Africa's potential to help solve the world's problems with food shortages.

Finland's top diplomat hints at joining NATO without Sweden

Finland's top diplomat hints at joining NATO without Sweden

Finland's foreign minister has suggested that the country may consider joining NATO without neighboring Sweden if Turkey continues to block their joint bid to enter the military alliance.

Poland pushes for more tanks for Kyiv, will seek German OK

Poland pushes for more tanks for Kyiv, will seek German OK

Poland's prime minister says his government will ask Germany for permission to send some of the Polish army's Leopard tanks to Ukraine.

Russia claims progress in eastern Ukraine; Kyiv craves tanks

Russia claims progress in eastern Ukraine; Kyiv craves tanks

Russia claims its forces have captured a village in an intense and monthslong push toward the eastern Ukraine city of Bakhmut.

Defense chiefs fail to resolve dispute on tanks for Ukraine

Defense chiefs fail to resolve dispute on tanks for Ukraine

Western defense leaders meeting at Ramstein Air Base in Germany have failed to resolve divisions over possibly providing battle tanks and other military aid to Ukraine.

Church of England apologizes for treatment of LGBTQ people

Church of England apologizes for treatment of LGBTQ people

The Church of England has formally apologized for its treatment of the LGBTQ people even as it said that same-sex couples still will not be allowed to marry in its churches.

Germany pressed on tanks for Ukraine; Kyiv airs frustration

Germany pressed on tanks for Ukraine; Kyiv airs frustration

Germany faces mounting pressure to supply battle tanks to Kyiv and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is airing frustration about not obtaining enough weaponry as Western allies confer on how best to support Ukraine.

North Korea sustains high defense spending with new budget

North Korea sustains high defense spending with new budget

North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament has passed a budget that sustains a high level of defense spending despite the country's economic troubles.

Study: Big gap in carbon removal effort key to climate goals

Study: Big gap in carbon removal effort key to climate goals

Researchers say efforts to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere aren't being scaled up fast enough and can't be relied on to meet crucial climate goals.

U.K.'s king asks windfarm deal profits be directed to public

U.K.'s king asks windfarm deal profits be directed to public

King Charles III has asked that profits from a 1 billion-a-year ($1.2 billion) Crown Estate windfarm deal be used for the public good rather than the royal family.

At Davos, Zelenskyy urges allies to speed up push vs. Russia

At Davos, Zelenskyy urges allies to speed up push vs. Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has told political leaders that supplies of Western weapons must come quicker than Russia's attacks.

U.S., Chinese officials discuss climate, economy, relationship

U.S., Chinese officials discuss climate, economy, relationship

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has met with her Chinese counterpart and pledged an effort to manage differences and 'prevent competition from becoming anything ever near conflict.'

New ice core analysis shows sharp Greenland warming spike

New ice core analysis shows sharp Greenland warming spike

New ice core data shows Greenland is the warmest it's been in more than 1,000 years.

Russian strike toll: 45 dead civilians, including 6 children

Russian strike toll: 45 dead civilians, including 6 children

The death toll from a weekend Russian missile strike on an apartment building in southeastern Ukraine has climbed to 45.

At Davos, Ukraine's first lady urges support for her nation

At Davos, Ukraine's first lady urges support for her nation

Ukraine's first lady is pressing world leaders at the World Economic Forum's annual gathering to do more to help her country.