Thursday's world stories


Dave Lawler
Jun 23, 2022 - World

Poll: Trust in Biden slips in allied countries

Dave Lawler
Jun 23, 2022 - World

Looming North Korea nuclear test leaves U.S., South Korea waiting for bad news

Watching coverage of a 2017 North Korean missile launch from a Seoul train station. Photo: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images
Watching coverage of a 2017 North Korean missile launch from a Seoul train station. Photo: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

Biden administration to send Ukraine $450 million in military aid

Ukraine tank
Ukrainian troops ride a tank on a road of the eastern region of Donbas on June 21. Photo: Anatoli Stepanov/AFP via Getty Images
Julia Shapero
Jun 23, 2022 - World

Eurovision "cannot be staged" in Ukraine in 2023 due to security concerns

The Kalush Orchestra from Ukraine rejoices over winning the Eurovision Song Contest. Photo: Jens Büttner/picture alliance via Getty Images
Ivana Saric
Jun 23, 2022 - World

European Union grants candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova

Afghans dig by hand in search for survivors after deadly quake

A group of people searching through rubble in the dark.
Search and rescue operations continue in Paktika province after a deadly earthquake hit eastern Afghanistan. Photo: Sayed Khodaiberdi Sadat/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Latino evangelical leader sees major voter shifts

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Jr. speaks during the 2021 King Holiday Observance Beloved Community Commemorative Service on January 18, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Jr. during the 2021 King Holiday Observance Beloved Community Commemorative Service in Atlanta. Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images
Barak Ravid
Jun 23, 2022 - World

Iran dismisses IRGC intel chief amid suspicious deaths of Iranian officers

Hossein Taeb, Iranian Shia cleric and head of the intelligence apparatus of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC),
Hossein Taeb in 2018. Photo: Hamed Malekpour/Tasim News/AFP via Getty Images
Ivana Saric
Updated Jun 23, 2022 - World

Nike to fully exit Russia in coming months

 A woman walks into a Nike boutique in a shopping mall in Moscow
A Nike boutique in Moscow. Photo: Vlad Karkov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Barak Ravid
Jun 23, 2022 - World

U.S. official hints at Israeli-Arab normalization steps around Biden's Middle East visit

United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, right, makes remarks at the Negev Summit,
Secretary of State Tony Blinken and the foreign ministers of Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Morocco and the UAE hold a press conference at the Negev summit in Israel in March.
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Jun 23, 2022 - World

Fight for key Donbas cities reaching "fearsome climax," Ukraine warns

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky holds a press conference at Mariinsky Palace in Kyiv, Ukraine, earlier this month. Photo: Ludovic Marin/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Elon Musk says new Tesla factories are "losing billions of dollars"

Elon Musk arrives for the 2022 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022, in New York.
Elon Musk at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in May. Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images