10 released in Saudi-mediated Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap

In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Interior Ministry Press Office, Ukrainian Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky, second left, talks with Azov regiment commander Denys Prokopenko, second right, who was released in a prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine, in Chernyhiv, Ukraine, on Sept 21, 2022. (UKRAINIAN INTERIOR MINISTRY PRESS OFFICE VIA AP) RIYADH – Saudi […]

Putin bolsters forces with troop call-up

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during an event to mark the 1160th anniversary of Russia's statehood in Veliky Novgorod on Sept 21, 2022. (LLYA PITALEV / SPUTNIK / AFP) While warning West, Russian president orders partial military mobilization Russian President Vladimir Putin declared a partial military mobilization in the country during a delayed […]

EU health regulator says COVID-19 pandemic not over

This file photo dated April 20, 2021 shows an exterior view of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. (PETER DEJONG / FILE / AP) FRANKFURT / PARIS / LOS ANGELES – An official at the European Union's drugs regulator said on Tuesday the COVID-19 pandemic was not over, contradicting US President Joe Biden, and […]

Depression ‘escalating’ health crisis in US

Nearly 1 in 10 people in the United States and almost 1 in 5 adolescents and young adults reported having depression in 2020, but most of them were not seeking help, resulting in an "escalating public health crisis" that needs urgent intervention, researchers said in a new study. Drawing data from the 2015-2020 National Survey […]