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Both Sides Claim Victory in 'Fluid’ Struggle for Soledar

Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malyar said Thursday there was fierce fighting in Soledar, but that Ukraine’s forces were holding on.

A child or youth died once every 4.4 seconds in 2021 – UN report

An estimated 5 million children died before their fifth birthday and another 2.1 million children and youth aged between 5–24 years lost their lives in 2021, according to the latest estimates released by the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child...

French Town to Block Sign Showing Link to Iran’s Khomeini

A town in France has decided to hide from public view a sign noting its brief connection to the former supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

US Says It Intercepted Iranian Weapons Bound for Yemen

The U.S. Navy said Tuesday it intercepted a shipment of assault rifles last week bound for Yemen that it believes came from Iran.