• Ukraine’s divisive mobilization law comes into force as a new Russian push strains front-line troops
    on May 18, 2024 at 10:19 am

    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A divisive mobilization law in Ukraine came into force on Saturday, as Kyiv struggles to boost troop numbers after Russia launched a new offensive that some fear could close in on Ukraine’s second-largest city. The legislation, which was watered down from its […]

  • Suspect in attempted assassination of Slovakia’s prime minister makes first court appearance
    on May 18, 2024 at 10:19 am

    PEZINOK, Slovakia (AP) — The man accused of attempting to assassinate Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico made his first court appearance Saturday as the nation’s leader remained in serious condition recovering from surgery after surviving multiple gunshots, Slovak state media said. […]

  • Climate activists glue themselves at Munich airport to protest pollution caused by flying
    on May 18, 2024 at 10:19 am

    BERLIN (AP) — German authorities closed down Munich airport temporarily on Saturday after six climate activists broke through a security fence and glued themselves to access routes leading to runways, officials and local media reported. The activists from the group Last Generation were […]

  • Parts of northern India scorched by extreme heat with New Delhi on high alert
    on May 18, 2024 at 10:18 am

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Parts of northwest India sweltered under scorching temperatures on Saturday, with the capital New Delhi under a severe weather alert as extreme temperatures strike parts of the country. India’s weather department expects heat wave conditions to persist across the […]

  • Explainer-How might a US-Saudi civil nuclear deal work?
    on May 18, 2024 at 9:04 am

    By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan will visit Saudi Arabia this weekend for talks expected to touch on a civil nuclear cooperation agreement, one piece of a wider arrangement Washington hopes will lead to normalization of […]

  • Ukraine struggles to hold eastern front as Russians advance on cities
    on May 18, 2024 at 9:02 am

    By Dan Peleschuk DONETSK REGION, Ukraine (Reuters) – For Ukrainian gun commander Oleksandr Kozachenko, the long-awaited U.S. ammunition can’t come fast enough as he and his comrades struggle to hold off relentless Russian attacks. His unit’s U.S.-supplied M777 howitzer, which […]

  • Pakistan protests to Kyrgyz diplomat after violence
    on May 18, 2024 at 8:33 am

    KARACHI/BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (Reuters) – Pakistan’s foreign ministry said on Saturday it had summoned and handed a note of protest to Kyrgyzstan’s top diplomat in the country in response to violence against Pakistani students in Bishkek. Kyrgyz police said they had mobilised […]

  • Boxing-Usyk’s promoter says wrong weight was announced, fighter is lighter
    on May 18, 2024 at 8:27 am

    (Reuters) – Oleksandr Usyk’s weight was announced incorrectly and the Ukrainian is 10 pounds lighter than stated for Saturday’s heavyweight unification fight with Tyson Fury in Saudi Arabia, his promoter said. Alex Krassyuk told Sky Sports television that the WBA, IBF and WBO […]

  • Report: Will Zalatoris said players discussed asking for 2nd round to be postponed
    on May 18, 2024 at 8:18 am

    Will Zalatoris told reporters that a group of players nearly asked for the second round of the PGA Championship to be postponed after the harrowing early morning hours Friday. According to The Athletic, Zalatoris said the conversation among the players lasted around 30 minutes after the death of a […]

  • Panthers put away Bruins in Game 6 on Gustav Forsling’s late goal
    on May 18, 2024 at 8:14 am

    It took a grueling six-game effort and withstanding the Boston Bruins’ attempted comeback from a 3-1 series deficit to get the job done, but the Florida Panthers found a way to advance into the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight year. Gustav Forsling’s rebound goal with […]