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EXPLAINER: Humanitarian corridors, from Syria to Ukraine

BEIRUT -- As more Ukrainian towns and cities come under siege, concern is mounting for millions of civilians in the crossfire. Russia has announced the...

UK government denies giving cool welcome to Ukraine refugees

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has defended his government’s treatment of Ukrainians fleeing war, after France accused U.K. authorities of “inhumane” behavior towards the...

Queen hosts Trudeau in 1st in-person engagement since COVID

Queen Elizabeth II held an audience with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in her first in-person engagement since recovering from COVID-19 ByThe Associated Press March 7,...

Stung by criticism, UK’s Johnson speeds up Russia sanctions

LONDON -- U.K. lawmakers are set to pass a bill on Monday aimed at toughening sanctions on Russia and rooting out ill-gotten money from...

Puerto Rico to lift mask mandate for 2nd time in pandemic

Puerto Rico’s governor says he will eliminate the use of face masks indoors for the second time since the pandemic began ByThe Associated Press March 7,...

Russian banks mull China UnionPay; big accounting firms exit

Leading Russian banks are looking into using a Chinese payment rival after Visa and Mastercard suspended operations over the invasion of Ukraine ByThe Associated Press March...

Syria: 2 civilians killed in Israeli airstrike near Damascus

Syria's defense ministry says two civilians have been killed by an Israeli airstrike on military positions near Damascus ByThe Associated Press March 7, 2022, 3:07 PM •...

‘I want to feel safe’: Ukraine youth orchestra now refugees

ZAHONY, Hungary -- The violin was so beloved by Myroslava Sherbina it was the one item she took as she fled Ukraine, along with...

Budget carrier FlyDubai takes off with $229M profit for 2021

FlyDubai has reported a $229 million profit last year By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press March 7, 2022, 10:05 AM • 3 min read Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email...

Russia snubs UN court hearings in case brought by Ukraine

A representative for Kyiv has urged the United Nations’ top court to order Russia to halt its devastating invasion of Ukraine, at a hearing...