White House says Iran is helping Russia build a drone factory east of Moscow for the war in Ukraine
The White House says it has intelligence indicating Iran is providing Russia with materials to build a drone manufacturing plant east of Moscow as the Kremlin looks to lock in a steady supply of weaponry for its ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
Plan to return decommissioned Leopard 2 tanks to Germany wins backing of Swiss executive branch
Switzerland’s executive branch has thrown its weight behind a proposal to decommission 25 out-of-service Leopard 2 battle tanks that Germany’s government wants returned to the German manufacturer to help Berlin plug gaps in its arsenal after it shipped weapons to Ukraine.
US Navy commander: No real change in Russian military's conduct toward Western warships in east Med
A U.S. Navy commander says there is “no significant change” in the conduct of Russian aircraft and warships toward Western naval and air assets in the eastern Mediterranean as Moscow’s war in Ukraine grinds on.
Japan's Kishida says G7 facing historic moment as finance leaders wrap up talks on global economy
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says the world is facing a “historic turning point” as the country prepares to host the annual summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies next week in Hiroshima.
US, Spain collaboration on migration looms large as Biden, Sánchez hold talks at White House
President Joe Biden and Spain's Pedro Sánchez are set to hold talks as their countries are collaborating along with Canada to establish migration hubs in Latin America where asylum seekers fleeing poverty and violence in their home countries can go to apply for protection.
Biden to visit Japan, Australia for meetings with allies
President Joe Biden will visit Japan and Australia next month to huddle with allies on their continued response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as well as ways to confront China’s assertive economic and military moves in the Indo-Pacific region.
Opposition figure's sentence underlines Russian intolerance
The 25-year treason sentence imposed on prominent Russian opposition figure Vladimir Kara-Murza on Monday was a particularly severe show of authorities’ intensifying intolerance of criticism of the war in Ukraine and other dissenting opinions.
Man who lost an arm, hand on Ukraine battlefield receives state-of-the-art prosthetic in Livonia
At 26 years old, Andriy Mazuryk lost his arm on the battlefield in Ukraine. On Tuesday (April 11), 5,000 miles away from the warzone in Livonia, he got a brand new prosthetic custom-built to fit his needs.
Biden, Trudeau say 'inseparable' nations won't fail Ukraine
President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are celebrating the close, “inseparable” U.S.-Canada relationship and vowing that the two nations remain committed to defending Ukraine as it tries to repel a Russian invasion that has no end in sight.
Pentagon video shows Russian jet dumping fuel on US drone
The Biden administration has released video of a Russian fighter jet dumping fuel on a U.S. Air Force surveillance drone, as the U.S. sought to hold Russia responsible for the collision that led to the drone’s crash into the Black Sea without escalating already fraught tensions with the Kremlin.
Grossi set for second term at helm of UN nuclear watchdog
The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency is set for another four-year term at the helm of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog as it grapples with monitoring Iran’s nuclear activities and tries to shore up the safety of power plants in Ukraine.
G20 talks end in India with no consensus on Ukraine war
Top diplomats from the Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have ended a contentious meeting in New Delhi with no consensus on the Ukraine war, as discussions of the war and China’s widening global influence dominated much of the talks.
East-West showdown looms at G-20 FMs meeting in India
Fractured East-West relations over Russia’s war in Ukraine and increasing concerns about China’s global aspirations are set to dominate what is expected to be a highly contentious meeting of foreign ministers from the world’s largest industrialized and developing nations this week in India.
US averts UN diplomatic crisis over Israeli settlements
The Biden administration has averted a potential diplomatic crisis over Israeli settlements at the United Nations that had threatened to overshadow U.S. efforts to focus the world body on Russia’s war with Ukraine ahead of this week’s one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion.