Peru recalls envoy to Honduras for ‘unacceptable interference’

Peru's President Dina Boluarte gives a press conference with foreign media at the government palace in Lima, Peru, Jan 24, 2023. (MARTIN MEJIA / AP) Peru withdrew its ambassador to Honduras, Jorge Raffo, due to Honduras' "unacceptable interference" in the internal affairs of Peru, the South American nation's foreign ministry said on Thursday. The step […]

British foreign secretary banned from entering Russia

This photo taken on Aug 31, 2022 shows towers and cathedrals of the Kremlin in Moscow. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP) MOSCOW – Britain's Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs James Cleverly is among 36 British citizens that have been recently barred from entering Russia, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturday. In addition […]

US basketball player Griner swapped for Russian citizen Bout

In this July 7, 2022 photo, US basketball player Brittney Griner, who was detained in February at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and later charged with illegal possession of cannabis, is escorted before a court hearing in Khimki, outside Moscow, Russia. (EVGENIA NOVOZHENINA / REUTERS) WASHINGTON/MOSCOW – Russian citizen Viktor Bout was exchanged for US basketball player […]

Uganda urges vigilance as Ebola cases in capital city rise to 5

This colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) obtained March 24, 2014 from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, reveals some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion. (HANDOUT / CDC / CYNTHIA GOLDSMITH / AFP) KAMPALA – Uganda's Ministry of Health on Sunday urged the public to remain vigilant as […]

Russia expels Lithuanian charge d’affaires in retaliatory move

This photo shows a view of the Russian Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow on April 29, 2021. (NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP) MOSCOW – Russia has declared the charge d'affaires of Lithuania in Russia, Virginija Umbrasiene, "persona non grata," the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. An employee from the Lithuanian Embassy was summoned to the […]

Putin signs decree on partial mobilization in Russia

In this Feb 21, 2022 photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin signs documents, including a decree recognizing two Russian-backed breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine as independent, during a ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow. Putin signed a decree on the partial mobilization in Russia, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, as the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues. (ALEXEY NIKOLSKY […]