EU member states agree emergency gas curbs

The gas storage plant Reckrod is pictured near Eiterfeld, central Germany, July 14, 2022, after the Nord Stream 1 pipeline was shut down due to maintenance. European Union governments agreed on July 26, 2022 to ration natural gas this winter to protect themselves against possible supply cuts by Russia. (MICHAEL...

Venezuelan officials meet US delegation, Maduro says

Handout picture released by the Venezuelan Presidency showing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaking upon his arrival at the Simon Bolivar international airport in La Guaira, Venezuela on June 18, 2022. (ZURIMAR CAMPOS / VENEZUELAN PRESIDENCY / AFP) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Monday that the country’s head of congress...

Biden nominates new US ambassador to Ukraine

This undated file photo shows US ambassador to Slovakia Bridget Brink (left). (PHOTO / US EMBASSY IN SLOVAKIA VIA XINHUA) WASHINGTON - US President Joe Biden announced his intention to nominate Bridget Brink for US ambassador to Ukraine, a vacant post since May 2019. The announcement on Monday by the...

UK court approves extradition of Julian Assange to US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange greets supporters from a balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London, May 19, 2017. (FRANK AUGSTEIN / FILE / AP) LONDON - Britain's Westminster Magistrate's Court issued a formal order on Wednesday to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face espionage charges....