KYIV — Ukraine’s air force said Monday it shot down more than 60 of about 70 missiles that Russia fired on in its latest barrage against Ukraine.
STOCKHOLM — Global arms sales increased by nearly 2% in 2021, the seventh consecutive year of increases, an international arms sales watchdog noted Monday.
NEW DELHI — India will prioritize its own energy needs and continue to buy oil from Russia, its foreign minister signaled Monday, as Western governments press Moscow with a price cap to squeeze its earnings from oil exports.
VATICAN CITY — The text message to the Vatican monsignor offered forgiveness along with a threat: "I know everything about you … and I keep it all in my archives," it read.
DOHA, Qatar — The leader of the United Arab Emirates made a surprise visit on Monday to Qatar as it is hosting the World Cup — his first since leading a yearslong four-nation boycott of Doha over a political dispute that poisoned regional relations.
ANKARA — Annual inflation in Turkey slightly eased in November for the first time in more than a year, according to official figures released on Monday, although it remains close to 24-year highs.
GUWAHATI, India — Anilya Boro may not have won the crown at India's Miss Trans NE pageant this year, but having her parents there in support was a validation in its own right.
JAKARTA — Indonesia’s highest volcano on its most densely populated island released searing gas clouds and rivers of lava Sunday in its latest eruption.
JOHANNESBURG — At least nine people died and eight others were missing in South Africa after a flash flood swept away members of a church congregation along the Jukskei River in Johannesburg, rescue officials said Sunday.
CAIRO — Iranian authorities executed four people Sunday accused of working for Israel's Mossad intelligence agency, the state-run IRNA news agency said.
MOSCOW — About 1,700 seals have been found dead on the Caspian Sea coast in southern Russia, officials said Sunday.