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Members of the Kalush Orchestra from Ukraine celebrate after winning the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest at Palaolimpico arena, in Turin, Italy, Saturday, May 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) 

Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest in the early hours of Sunday in a clear show of popular support for the war-ravaged nation that went beyond music

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Up to 48 million French voters will be choosing between 12 candidates: President Emmanuel Macron is seeking a second five-year term but faces a strong challenge from far-right candidate Marine Le Pen

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(AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File) 

WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner was arrested last month at a Moscow airport after Russian authorities said a search of her luggage revealed vape cartridges.

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Russian teams were suspended Monday from all international soccer, including qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup, as Moscow was pushed toward pariah status in sports for its invasion of Ukraine.

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Russia launched a wide-ranging attack on Ukraine on Thursday, hitting cities and bases with airstrikes or shelling, as civilians piled into trains and cars to flee. 

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(Yui Mok/PA via AP) 

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is scrapping the last domestic coronavirus restrictions in England even as he acknowledged the potential for new and more deadly variants of the virus.

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Photos courtesy of WWF 

A comprehensive new map and report tracking whale migrations around the globe highlights where they go in the high seas and the cumulative impacts the animals face from human activity

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Not from political leaders, but from well-known people in Israel and Palestine a new proposal for a two-state confederation has emerged raising hopes for a way forward after a decade-long stalemate in Mideast peace efforts

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(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, file) 

The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the world's first malaria vaccine

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Outsiders have long profited from Africa’s riches of gold, diamonds, and even people. Now they are taking plundering millions of Internet addresses

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