LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II died Thursday, while under medical supervision at her estate in Scotland. Her doctors had grown more concerned for her health over the last few days. Elizabeth II ruled for more than 70 years, making her the longest-ruling monarch in the history of Britain. With the death of her majesty, her […]

LONDON — Outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is saying farewell. Johnson spoke outside Ten Downing Street Tuesday morning a day after Liz Truss was selected as his successor. In his final remarks as prime minister, Johnson lauded the accomplishments of his government, including Brexit and low unemployment numbers. He also spoke highly of Truss, […]

MOSCOW — Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev is dead at the age of 91. Gorbachev was instrumental in taking down the Berlin wall, after some prompting from President Reagan in 1987 in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. The eighth and last leader of the Soviet Union was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in […]

SEOUL — North Korea has reportedly test-fired two missiles for the first time this month. A South Korean military official says they detected early this morning that North Korea fired two cruise missiles into the West Sea from a southern province near Pyongyang. It’s the first North Korean missile test since July 10th. A defense […]

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is placing an offer on the table to get WNBA star Brittney Griner and former Marine Paul Whelan out of Russia. David Whelan, Paul’s brother, has added hope they will be reunited now that this opportunity has been created by the U.S. government. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has confirmed […]

MOSCOW — Russia is going to withdraw from the International Space Station. The new leader of Russia’s state-controlled space corporation, Roscosmos, announced during a meeting today with Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow will leave the International Space Station after 2024. In April, the previous head of the space corporation said Russia would end cooperation […]

NARA, Japan — Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is dead. Abe was shot while appearing at a campaign event in Nara, Japan Friday. Police took a man into custody who told he “aimed to kill” the former leader. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the shooting “is not a forgivable act.” “I use the […]

MOSCOW–WNBA player Brittney Griner has pled guilty during her trial in Russia. She is accused of having under a gram of cannabis oil in her luggage when she was arrested at an airport in Moscow back in February. The US State Department has classified Griner as wrongfully detained, and her supporters have called for her release […]

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will resign. He will stay on as prime minister until the fall when the transfer process to the next leader is completed. The decision comes after days of facing mounting pressure to step down. Johnson had said just yesterday before parliament that he had no plans to step […]

LONDON — Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will be extradited to the United States. The United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Priti Patel has ordered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States to face espionage charges. Assange, an Australian, is accused of publishing classified information leaked to him by former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning more […]