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Why Russia is investigating Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the bombastic chief of Russia’s private mercenary group Wagner, appears to be falling out of favor fast in Moscow, after he unleashed a tirade against the Russian military on

Putin’s lieutenants show signs of ‘deep dysfunction’

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the outspoken millionaire head of the private military contractor Wagner, stood in front of the bloodied bodies of his slain troops in Ukraine and yelled expletive-riddled insults

US has closely monitored power struggle between Prigozhin and Russian government for months

American officials determined as early as January there was an internal power struggle underway between the private military group Wagner and the Russian government, and have been gathering and

With an eye toward China, Biden goes all-in for Modi

Laser-focused on countering China, US President Joe Biden has embraced Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he has few other world leaders, casting aside any concerns about the Hindu nationalist's

Prigozhin marches on Moscow: What we know, and what to watch

Is Russia in the middle of an attempted coup? Top Russian generals say "yes." Here's the latest on what's going on.

Chinese premier in Germany as Western mistrust mounts

China's Premier Li Qiang will meet German leaders during a trip to Berlin on Monday, at a time when Beijing's policies on Russia, trade and human rights are receiving an increasingly hostile

Thais host Myanmar junta official for talks; key ASEAN members stay away

Thailand on Monday hosts talks aimed at re-engaging Myanmar's shunned military leaders though important Southeast Asian neighbours are staying away from a gathering critics view as undermining

Both sides suffer heavy casualties as Ukraine strikes back against Russia, UK assessment says

British officials say Russia and Ukraine are suffering high numbers of military casualties as Ukraine fights to dislodge the Kremlin's forces from occupied areas in the early stages of its counteroffe

Blinken meets China’s top diplomat in final day of high stakes visit to Beijing

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken sat down with China’s top diplomat on the final day of a high stakes visit to Beijing aimed at stabilizing relations, with all eyes on whether Washington’s envoy

Russia says regional free trade pact with Iran possible by year-end

A free trade zone agreement between Iran, Russia and several countries that cover the vast Eurasian region spreading from the borders of Eastern Europe to Western China is possible by the end of the

Longtime American battlefield surgeon assists Ukrainian hospital as war rages on

Dr. Rocco Armonda spent years treating some of the most severe injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now he's bringing his expertise to an overwhelmed Ukrainian hospital.

North Korea test fires ballistic missile into sea, South Korea says

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Kim Jong Un's military had fire an "unidentified ballistic missile into the East Sea," also known as the Sea of Japan.

Boris Johnson deliberately misled UK Parliament over Covid lockdown breaches, inquiry finds

Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson deliberately misled lawmakers over breaches of his own Covid-19 lockdown rules, a parliamentary committee has found, in a devastating and unprecedented

Putin's Rare Comments Could Be New War Strategy

The Russian president says his military doesn't have enough "modern weapons" and his air defenses aren't up to par. Could these admissions be another tactic?

Israel Worries U.S. Weapons for Ukraine Are Ending Up in Iran's Hands

With experts too backing these worries, the situation could mark yet another chapter in a long legacy of U.S. arms shipments being diverted, empowering adversaries of both Israel and the U.S. in

Yellen on US-China trade: ‘Decoupling would be a big mistake’

Despite China’s documented allegations of human rights abuses and questionable trade policies, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said it is in the United States’ best interest to maintain ties with

UPDATE 1-Ten people shot in Denver after city's NBA team wins championship

By Keith Coffman and Brendan O'Brien DENVER, June 13 (Reuters) - Ten people were wounded in an apparently drug-related shooting in downtown Denver on Tuesday after basketball fans poured onto city

Dutch intelligence warned CIA about alleged Ukrainian plot to attack Nord Stream pipelines, Netherlands’ public broadcaster reports

Dutch military intelligence warned the American intelligence service, CIA, last year about an alleged Ukrainian plan to blow up the Nord Stream pipelines three months before they were hit, Dutch

Three people found dead in major incident in Nottingham, UK police say

Three people including two students were found dead in Nottingham on Tuesday, after a series of incidents left locals shaken in the central English city.

Russian accounts admit Ukrainian forces are making some gains in heavy fighting

Russian and Ukrainian forces are reporting intense fighting along the border of Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk and southern Zaporizhzhia regions as Kyiv’s military attempts to break through the front

Saudi crown prince threatened ‘major’ economic pain on U.S. amid oil feud

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman threatened to upend U.S.-Saudi relations amid a dispute over oil cuts last year, leaked intelligence shows.

4 things to watch as Britain's cricket-loving leader Rishi Sunak is in Washington

Britain's leader Rishi Sunak is in Washington for a two-day visit that marks his fourth encounter with President Joe Biden in as many months.

Biden condemns wave of state legislation restricting LGBTQ+ rights

President Biden is condemning a wave of state legislation curbing the rights, visibility and access to healthcare for LGBTQ+ people.

US announces re-parole process for Afghan nationals in the country

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new process on Thursday that will enable Afghan nationals to renew their parole and continue to live and work in the United States. "The new

Blinken says Israel-Saudi normalization remains a priority as he wraps visit to the Kingdom

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday reaffirmed the Biden administration’s commitment to normalization between Israel and Saudi Arabia as he wrapped up his first solo visit to the Kingdom.