Bulgarian lawmakers vote to unblock N Macedonia’s EU bid

SOFIA, Bulgaria — Bulgaria’s parliament voted Friday to lift a veto that has long blocked European Union membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania, raising fresh hopes that the bloc can now press on with its expansion plans in the Western Balkans amid Russia’s war in Ukraine. France, which currently holds the EU’s rotating presidency, … Read more

Russians advance on war’s front line in eastern Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine– The Russian military extended its grip on territory in eastern Ukraine as it seeks to cut supply lines and encircle frontline Ukrainian forces, while the Ukrainian military announced Thursday the arrival of powerful US multiple-launch rocket systems it hopes will offer a battlefield advantage. Ukrainian forces withdrew from some areas near the city … Read more

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In energy-strapped Europe, coal gets an encore

KOZANI, Greece– At Greece’s largest coal mine, controlled explosions and the roar of giant excavators scooping up blasted rock have once again become routine. Coal production has been ramped up at the site near the northern Greek city of Kozani as the war in Ukraine forced many European nations to rethink their energy supplies. Coal, … Read more

Bucolic Ukraine forest is site of mass grave exhumation

BUCHA, Ukraine — The lush green beauty of a pine forest with singing birds contrasted with the violent deaths of newly discovered victims of Russia’s war in Ukraine, as workers exhumed bodies from another mass grave near the town of Bucha on Kyiv’s outskirts. The hands of several victims were tied behind their backs. The … Read more

US general: Ukraine will keep getting ‘significant’ support

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France — The United States and its allies will keep providing “significant” support to Ukraine out of respect for the legacy of D-Day soldiers, whose victory over the Nazis helped lead to a new world order and a “better peace,” Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Monday. In … Read more

Mediterranean nations criticize EU solidarity on migrants

ROME — Five European Union nations on the Mediterranean who fear possible waves of refugees driven by hunger out of Africa called Saturday for an end to the EU’s “voluntary” solidarity on migrants and a better way to redistribute the burden of caring for them. The Interior ministers from Italy, Cyprus, Greece, Malta and Spain … Read more

Malaysia suspends chicken exports amid rising food prices

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia suspended exports of live chickens Wednesday to guarantee adequate supplies for domestic markets, prompting distress in neighboring Singapore, where chicken rice is a national dish. In Singapore, which sources a third of its poultry from Malaysia, consumers rushed to stock up on fresh chicken ahead of the ban, with local … Read more

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Driver pleads guilty in crash that killed Nicki Minaj’s dad

A businessman has pleaded guilty in a suburban New York hit-and-run crash that killed the father of Nicki Minaj By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press May 6, 2022, 10:33 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — A hit-and-run driver pleaded guilty Friday in a suburban New York a … Read more