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UK lawmakers to vote on contentious foreign aid cut

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LONDON — British lawmakers are voting Tuesday on whether to overturn a big cut to the country’s foreign aid budget amid criticism that the...

Russia says Syria can deliver aid, Turkey not essential

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UNITED NATIONS — Russia’s foreign minister says Moscow disagrees that there is no alternative to deliver humanitarian aid to Syria’s rebel-held northwest except from...

No breakthrough during ‘exhausting’ online climate talks

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BERLIN — No breakthroughs have been made on key issues during three weeks of international climate talks that ended Thursday, officials said, with plans...

Spanish prize honors group empowering African girls, women

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MADRID — A consortium of non-profit groups that aims to reduce poverty in Africa through educating more girls and empowering women has won a...

Syria’s last aid crossing in balance as Biden to meet Putin

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President Joe Biden will seek to stave off another surge of civilian suffering in the devastating war in Syria when he meets President Vladimir...

Report on Tigray: 350,000 face famine, 2 million a step away

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UNITED NATIONS — A report issued Thursday warns that over 350,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray province are facing famine and over 2 million are...

UK PM’s party rebels prepare to challenge foreign aid cuts

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LONDON — Senior Lawmakers from Britain’s governing Conservative Party are hoping to reverse the government's contentious cut in foreign aid spending — just days...

UK lawmakers seek to reverse government’s foreign aid cut

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LONDON — Lawmakers from Britain’s governing Conservative Party said Thursday they hope to force a vote in Parliament next week that could make the...

US prioritizing anti-corruption efforts in foreign policy

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden issued a memo Thursday instructing the federal government to elevate anti-corruption measures as a central U.S. foreign policy and...

US seizes 2 domain names used in cyberespionage campaign

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Tuesday that it has seized two domain names used in a cyberespionage campaign that targeted U.S. and foreign...