The UK government blames Russian intelligence for prolonged efforts to meddle in British politics
The U.K. government says that Russia’s intelligence services have targeted high-profile British politicians, civil servants and journalists with cyberespionage and “malicious cyberactivity” as part of sustained attempts to interfere in U.K. political processes.
Chinese navy ships are first to dock at new pier at Cambodian naval base linked to Beijing
Chinese naval vessels have become the first ships to dock at a new pier at a Cambodian naval base that the United States and some international security experts say is destined to serve as a strategic outpost for Beijing’s navy.
Australia pushes against China's Pacific influence through a security pact with Papua New Guinea
The Australian government has signed a security pact with its nearest neighbor Papua New Guinea that strengthens Australia’s place as the preferred security partner in a region where China’s influence is growing.
UN: Russia intensifies attacks on Ukraine’s energy facilities, worsening humanitarian conditions
U.N. officials say intensifying Russian attacks on Ukraine’s energy facilities are worsening humanitarian conditions across the country, where heavy snow and freezing temperatures have already arrived.
UN chief uses rare power to warn Security Council of impending 'humanitarian catastrophe' in Gaza
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has used a rarely exercised power to warn the Security Council of an impending “humanitarian catastrophe” in Gaza and urged its members to demand an immediate cease-fire.
A French investigating judge hands terror-linked charges to a man accused of killing tourist
Prosecutors say a man accused of fatally stabbing a tourist and injuring two other people over the weekend near the Eiffel Tower has been placed under investigation on charges of murder and attempted murder in connection with a terrorist organization.
Guyana's president says his country is preparing to defend itself from Venezuela over disputed area
Guyana's president has told The Associated Press that his country is taking every necessary step to protect itself from Venezuela, which has ordered its state-owned companies to explore and exploit oil and minerals in Guyana’s vast Essequibo region that it considers its own.
NATO member-to-be Sweden and the US sign defense deal, saying it strengthens regional security
On the brink of joining NATO, Sweden has signed a defense cooperation agreement with Washington that will allow the United States access to all of the military bases across the Scandinavian country, saying the deal would bolster regional security.
Former DEA informant pleads guilty in 2021 assassination of Haiti’s president
A former confidential informant for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has pleaded guilty to conspiring to assassinate Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, whose killing in 2021 caused unprecedented turmoil in the Caribbean nation.
Putin to discuss Israel-Hamas war during a quick trip to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
The Kremlin says that Russian President Vladimir Putin will make a one-day trip to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia focused on the Israeli-Hamas war and also host the Iranian president in Moscow this week.
Prince Harry challenges the decision to strip him of security in Britain after he moved to the US
Prince Harry is challenging the British government's decision to strip him of his security detail after he gave up his status as a working member of the royal family and moved to the United States.