• Fate of 2,500 Ukrainian POWs from steel plant stirs concern

    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pressed its offensive in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region Sunday as Poland’s president traveled to Kyiv to support the country’s Western aspirations, becoming the first foreign leader to address the Ukrainian parliament since the start of the war.

    Updated: 10:36 am

  • Vatican airs dirty laundry in trial over London property

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s sprawling financial trial may not have produced any convictions yet or any new smoking guns as prosecutors work through a first round of questioning of the 10 suspects accused of fleecing the Holy See of tens of millions of euros.

    Updated: 7:13 am

  • DAVOS DIARY: Train, not plane means scenery, carbon cutting

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — If you’re coming to Davos this year, try to take the train instead of flying, organizers of the World Economic Forum said.

  • Taiwan not included in launch of new Biden Indo-Pacific pact

    TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden is expected to unveil a list of nations on Monday who will be joining a long anticipated Indo-Pacific trade pact, but Taiwan won’t be among them.

  • Biden tendng to business in SKorea visit with Hyundai exec

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden tended to both business and security interests Sunday as he wrapped up a three-day trip to South Korea, first showcasing Hyundai’s pledge to invest at least $10 billion in the United States and later mingling with troops at a nearby military base.

    Updated: 6:29 am

  • Biden, South Korean leader to consult on how to check NKorea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said after meeting Saturday that they will consider expanded joint military exercises to deter the nuclear threat from North Korea at a time when there’s little hope of real diplomacy on the matter.

  • 9 more bodies found in Kashmir tunnel collapse, toll at 10

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Rescuers on Saturday found the bodies of nine more workers in a collapsed tunnel in Indian-controlled Kashmir, taking the death toll to 10.

  • Biden signs $40B for Ukraine assistance during Asia trip

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Biden on Saturday signed legislation to support Ukraine with an additional $40 billion in U.S. assistance as the Russian invasion approaches its fourth month.

  • Troops who defended Mariupol steel mill registered as POWs

    POKROVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia claimed to have captured Mariupol on Friday in what would be its biggest victory yet in its war with Ukraine, after a nearly three-month siege that reduced much of the strategic port city to a smoking ruin, with over 20,000 civilians feared dead.

  • How major US stock indexes fared Friday

    The stock market clawed back from a midday drop Friday after coming to the edge of its first bear market since the beginning of the pandemic.