UK Pledges $620M in Aid to Ukraine

UK Pledges $620M in Aid to Ukraine

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak described the increase as the 'biggest strengthening of our national defense for a generation.'

Five Migrants Die in English Channel Crossing Attempt

Five Migrants Die in English Channel Crossing Attempt

The migrants, including a 7-year-old girl, died when their boat got stuck on a sandbank off the coast of Pas-de-Calais in northern France.

EU Pressures TikTok For Rewards App Details, Threatens Suspension

EU Pressures TikTok For Rewards App Details, Threatens Suspension

European Union on Monday demanded TikTok provide additional information about a new app that pays users to watch videos.

Review of UN Agency Helping Palestinian Refugees Shows Israel Did Not Express Concern About Neutrality

Review of UN Agency Helping Palestinian Refugees Shows Israel Did Not Express Concern About Neutrality

A review of the neutrality of the U.N. agency helping Palestinian refugees found Israel did not express concern about anyone on staff lists it has received annually since 2011.

North Korea Fires Suspected Short-Range Missiles Into the Sea

North Korea Fires Suspected Short-Range Missiles Into the Sea

North Korea on Monday test-fired suspected short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, the country’s neighbors said.

Israeli Military Intelligence Chief Resigns in Response to Oct. 7 Attack

Israeli Military Intelligence Chief Resigns in Response to Oct. 7 Attack

Maj. Gen. Aharon Haliva, the head of Israeli military intelligence, resigned Monday in response to the failures surrounding Hamas’ attack on Oct. 7, the military said.

Israel’s Leaders Criticize Expected US Sanctions Against Military Unit

Israel’s Leaders Criticize Expected US Sanctions Against Military Unit

Israel’s leaders on Sunday harshly criticized an expected decision by the U.S. to impose sanctions on a unit of ultra-Orthodox soldiers in the Israeli military.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Implies Attack on Israel Did Little Damage

Iran’s Supreme Leader Implies Attack on Israel Did Little Damage

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, on Sunday dismissed any discussion of whether an  unprecedented attack on Israel hit anything there.

Blinken to Visit China, Will Discuss Key Global Topics

Blinken to Visit China, Will Discuss Key Global Topics

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to China in the coming week as Washington and Beijing try to keep ties on an even keel.

UN Approves Updated Cholera Vaccine

UN Approves Updated Cholera Vaccine

World Health Organization has approved a version of a widely used cholera vaccine.

Nigerian Plays Chess For 60 Hours, a New Record, As Part of Fundraising

Nigerian Plays Chess For 60 Hours, a New Record, As Part of Fundraising

A Nigerian chess champion and child education advocate played chess nonstop for 60 hours in New York City’s Times Square, to break the Guinness World Record.

Kenya Military Chief Ogolla Dies in Helicopter Crash

Kenya Military Chief Ogolla Dies in Helicopter Crash

Gen. Francis Ogolla, chief of Kenya Defense Forces, died in a helicopter crash.

Apple Removes Meta's WhatsApp, Threads From App Store in China

Apple Removes Meta's WhatsApp, Threads From App Store in China

Apple said it had removed Meta’s WhatsApp messaging app and its Threads social media app from App Store in China.

First Round of Voting in India For Prime Minister Seat, Modi Seeks 3rd Term

First Round of Voting in India For Prime Minister Seat, Modi Seeks 3rd Term

Millions in India began voting Friday in a six-week election that's a referendum on Narendra Modi.

San Francisco Will Receive Pandas From China, Mayor Says

San Francisco Will Receive Pandas From China, Mayor Says

San Francisco is the latest U.S. city preparing to receive pandas from China.