Earthquake in Ecuador kills at least 4, causes wide damage
The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 in the country’s coastal Guayas region. It was centered about 50 miles south of Guayaquil, which anchors a metro area of over 3 million people.
Facing arrest warrant, Russia’s Putin visits annexed Crimea
Russian President Vladimir Putin has traveled to Crimea to mark the ninth anniversary of the Black Sea peninsula’s annexation from Ukraine.
Violent protests in France over Macron’s retirement age push
It's a time of protest in Paris and much of France, where opponents hope to bring down the government of President Emmanuel Macron.
Civilians flee embattled town as Ukrainian pullout looms
Pressure from Russian forces mounted Saturday on Ukrainians hunkered down in Bakhmut, as residents attempted to flee with help from troops who Western analysts say may be preparing to withdraw from the key eastern stronghold.
‘Unidentified object’ downed over Lake Huron, 3rd this week
President Joe Biden on Sunday ordered an “unidentified object” shot down with a missile by U.S. fighter jets Sunday over Lake Huron.
‘It just rang’: In crises, US-China hotline goes unanswered
When a giant Chinese balloon made an uninvited visit to the United States, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin turned to a hotline system set up with Beijing to defuse the situation
Trudeau: Warplane shot down object over northern Canada
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that on his order a U.S. warplane has shot down an unidentified object flying high over northern Canada, acting a day after U.S. planes took similar action over Alaska.
Man City accused of misleading Premier League over finances
Manchester City has been accused of numerous breaches of the Premier League's financial rules between 2009-18.
Death toll from Turkey earthquake rises to more than 3,400
Turkish authorities say over 2,300 people have died from a devastating earthquake near the border with Syria, bringing the overall death toll in both countries to more than 3,400. The Syrian government has reported 656 deaths so far, while organizations in opposition-held areas have reported at least 450 deaths. Rescue efforts were still underway across both countries through the night and into Tuesday after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake near the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep.
US downs Chinese balloon, a flashpoint in US-China tensions
The U.S. military on Saturday shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast on orders from President Joe Biden after it traversed sensitive military sites across North America, the latest flashpoint in tensions between Washington and Beijing.