Mexican networks ramp up help for U.S. women seeking abortions
Networks of Mexican feminist collectives working with counterparts in the United States are ramping up their efforts to help women in the U.S. who have lost access to abortion services.
Germany: Former Nazi guard, 101, jailed for aiding murder
A 101-year-old man has been convicted in Germany of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder for serving at the Nazis' Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.
Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine
Ukrainian officials say scores of civilians are feared killed or injured after a Russian missile strike hit a crowded shopping mall in the central city of Kremenchuk.
Aftershock in Afghanistan as quake toll rises to 1,150 dead
An aftershock has taken more lives and threatened to pile even more misery on an area of eastern Afghanistan reeling from a powerful earthquake that state media said killed 1,150 people this week.
Woman who had miscarriage in Malta taken to Spain to abort
A pregnant American woman who suffered an incomplete miscarriage while vacationing in Malta is receiving treatment in a hospital on the Spanish island of Mallorca because Maltese law prohibits abortion.
U.N. chief warns of 'catastrophe' from global food shortage
The head of the United Nations has warned the world faces 'catastrophe' because of the growing shortage of food around the globe.
Ukrainians cheer nation's EU candidacy amid wartime woes
The European Union's decision to make Ukraine a candidate for EU membership has offered war-weary Ukrainians a morale boost.
Monkeypox outbreak growing across Britain
British officials said the monkeypox outbreak in the U.K. is growing across the country mainly among men who are gay or bisexual or other men who have sex with men.
Climate, malaria highlighted as Commonwealth leaders meet
Leaders of Commonwealth nations are meeting in Rwanda's capital to tackle climate change, tropical diseases and other challenges deepened by the COVID-19 pandemic.
European Union makes Ukraine a candidate for EU membership
This sets in motion a potentially years-long process that could draw the embattled country further away from Russia's influence and bind it more closely to the West.
Ukraine expects EU-wide support for candidacy to join bloc
A Ukrainian deputy prime minister overseeing the country's push to join the European Union says she's "100%" certain all 27 EU nations will approve making Ukraine a candidate for membership.
Afghanistan quake kills 1,000 people, deadliest in decades
Afghanistan's state-run news agency reported a powerful earthquake struck a rural, mountainous region of the country's east, killing 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more.
'The impossible': Ukraine's secret, deadly rescue missions
A series of clandestine, against-the-odds helicopter missions to reach besieged soldiers are being celebrated in Ukraine as one of the riskiest, most heroic feats of military derring-do in the four-month war against Russia.
Moscow legislator jailed after opposing action in Ukraine
A court in the Russian capital has extended the arrest of a municipal legislator charged with discrediting the country's military after his criticism of Russia's military action in Ukraine.
Despite Western arms, Ukraine is outgunned in the east
Despite the heavy influx of weapons from the West, Ukrainian forces are outgunned by the Russians in the battle for the eastern Donbas region.
Israel to dissolve parliament, call 5th election in 3 years
Israel's weakened coalition government has announced that it will dissolve parliament and call new elections.
Japan court says ban on same-sex marriage constitutional
A Japanese court has ruled that the country's ban on same-sex marriage does not violate the constitution.
How much for gas? Around the world, pain is felt at the pump
Around the world, drivers are looking at the numbers on the gas pump and rethinking their habits and finances.
World swimming bans transgender athletes from women’s events
World swimming’s governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women’s events, starting Monday.
Russian TV shows videos of 2 U.S. vets captured in Ukraine
Russian state television has shown video of two U.S. military veterans who went missing last week while fighting in Ukraine.
Ukraine gets possible path to EU, aid pledges from Britain
The European Union's executive arm recommended putting Ukraine on a path to membership.
As Po dries up, Italy's food and energy supplies are at risk
Water is so low in large stretches of Italy's largest river that local residents are walking through the middle of the expanse of sand and shipwrecks are resurfacing.
Leaders pledge arms and EU path for Ukraine in Kyiv visit
Four European leaders expressed support for Ukraine while meeting in Kyiv with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, vowing to back the country's candidacy to eventually join the European Union.
Rich nations hit brakes on climate aid to poor at U.N. talks
Rich countries have pushed back against efforts to put financial help for poor nations suffering the devastating effects of global warming firmly on the agenda for this year's U.N. climate summit.
Australia commits to reducing greenhouse emissions by 43%
Australia's new government has formally committed to a more ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target of 43% by the end of the decade in fulfillment of a key election pledge.