(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. officials confirm that the Biden administration is leaning toward sending M1A1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine and that a decision could be announced as early as this week.One official said that the U.S. will commit to sending between 30 to 50 tanks... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Princess Eugenie, granddaughter of the late Queen Elizabeth II, is pregnant.Eugenie, 32, and her husband Jack Brooksbank are expecting their second child, Buckingham Palace confirmed Tuesday.Eugenie, the daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, and Brooksbank are already parents to a son... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Twelve countries have agreed to supply Ukraine with around 100 Leopard 2 tanks if the German government gives its consent, according to a senior Ukrainian official who spoke exclusively to ABC News.Those agreements, the source said, were made at Friday's summit at... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Siamak Namazi, a U.S. citizen who has been detained in Iran since 2015, has ended his seven-day hunger strike, according to a Monday news release.Namazi, 51, began the hunger strike on Jan. 16 to mark the seventh anniversary of a prisoner swap... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- American Daniel Swift, a former Navy SEAL who deserted in 2019, was killed while fighting in Ukraine on Jan. 18, according to U.S. officials."The Navy can confirm that a former Sailor, Daniel W. Swift, was killed in Ukraine on Jan. 18, 2023,"... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Over the last two months, following lengthy periods of detention in Russia, Americans Brittney Griner, Sarah Krivanek and Taylor Dudley were all allowed to return home -- but Alabama native David Barnes continues to be held by Russian authorities.Now, after more... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than 10 months after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion into neighboring Ukraine, the two countries are engaged in a struggle for control of areas throughout eastern and southern Ukraine.Putin’s forces in November pulled out of key positions, retreating... Read More.
(LONDON) -- A new law designed to increase the number of women in positions of power in both private and public sectors came into force in Sierra Leone on Thursday.More than a year after the legislation was first tabled in Sierra Leone's Parliament, lawmakers... Read More.
(HONG KONG and BEIJING) -- With just days to go until the Lunar New Year, throngs of bundled-up travelers shuffle their way through the freezing temperatures towards Beijing Railway Station, the distinctive mishmash of eastern and western styles built in the 1950s to triumphantly... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced in an emotional press briefing that she will step down, saying "it's time."Ardern said Thursday she will not be seeking reelection this year and that her term will end by Feb. 7."This has been... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two U.S. citizens and two permanent U.S. residents were among those killed in the plane crash in Nepal earlier this week, State Department spokesman Ned Price said during a briefing Wednesday."We are deeply saddened to hear of the tragic Yeti Airlines... Read More.