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Ukraine battles to reconnect millions in the cold and dark

Ukraine battled Friday to get water and power to millions of people cut off after Russia launched dozens of cruise missiles that battered the country's already crippled electricity grid. The Read More

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake kills 162

Rescuers on Tuesday searched for survivors buried under rubble after an earthquake on Indonesia's main island of Java killed 162 people, injured hundreds and left more feared trapped in collapsed Read More

One dead after car bomb explodes in Thailand’s south

One person died and more than two dozen were injured in Thailand after a car bomb exploded outside police accommodation on Tuesday, a provincial governor said. The attack took place Read More

Erdogan says Istanbul ‘attack’ blast kills six

An explosion tore through a busy Istanbul shopping street on Sunday, killing six and wounding dozens in what Turkey's president said bore the signs of a "terror" attack. Police cordoned Read More

Biden wants to set ‘guardrails’ in Xi talks: White House

President Joe Biden wants his meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday in Indonesia to repair lines of communication and help establish "guardrails" to keep the superpowers from conflict, Read More

Biden faces high expectations at UN climate talks

US President Joe Biden flies into UN climate talks in Egypt on Friday armed with major domestic achievements against global warming but under pressure to do more for countries reeling Read More

US announces $400 million in security assistance for Ukraine

The United States will provide air defense systems and surface-to-air missiles to Ukraine as part of a new $400 million security assistance package, the Pentagon announced on Thursday. With "Russia's Read More

Global South needs $2 trillion a year to tame, cope with climate

Developing and emerging countries -- excluding China -- need investments well beyond $2 trillion annually by 2030 if the world is to stop the global warming juggernaut and cope with Read More

Biden urges Americans to ‘defend’ democracy on election eve

President Joe Biden made a final appeal on the eve of Tuesday's midterms for Democrats to protect democracy by defeating Donald Trump's Republicans in an election that polls show could Read More

Russian strikes leave 4.5 million without power in Ukraine: Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Thursday that Russia's campaign against Ukraine's energy network has left around 4.5 million people without power. The two sides' forces continued to battle without significant Read More