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Longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Czech resort

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — A pedestrian suspension bridge that is the longest such construction in the world has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. Sky Bridge 721 is located in the northeastern part of the…

North Korea confirms 1st COVID outbreak, Kim orders lockdown

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has imposed a nationwide lockdown to control its first acknowledged COVID-19 outbreak of the pandemic. It had held for more than two years to a widely doubted claim of a perfect record keeping…

Ukraine to hold first war crimes trial of captured Russian

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's top prosecutor says the country plans to hold its first war crimes trial of a captured Russian soldier. A Ukrainian serviceman talks with a local resident after de-mining the residential area…

Relatives: Former US Marine killed fighting in Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives are telling news outlets a former U.S. Marine has been killed fighting alongside Ukrainian forces in war with Russia in what’s the first known death of a U.S. citizen fighting in Ukraine. …

Russia now controls 80% of Luhansk region

LVIV, Ukraine — The Luhansk governor said Russian forces now control 80% of the region, which is one of two regions that make up the Donbas in eastern Ukraine. In this image provided by the European…

Russia pours in more troops and presses attack in the east

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia is attacking cities and towns in Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland and pouring more forces into the country. A Ukrainian soldier walks past a Russian tank after recent battles at the village…