US package for Ukraine includes infantry fighting vehicles, personnel carriers

US package for Ukraine includes infantry fighting vehicles, personnel carriers

The US government is providing Ukraine with around $3 billion more in military aid to help Kiev fight off Moscow’s attacks.

US House adjourns again after McCarthy amasses 11 speaker vote losses

US House adjourns again after McCarthy amasses 11 speaker vote losses

The US House of Representatives adjourned Thursday with Republican leader Kevin McCarthy of California still in search of more than a dozen elusive votes to become speaker.

US House adjourns until evening after McCarthy loses further votes

US House adjourns until evening after McCarthy loses further votes

The chamber voted to adjourn until Wednesday evening, delaying a seventh vote and allowing McCarthy more time to negotiate an elusive compromise and put to an end what has been the longest delayed start of a new US Congress in...

Requiem for Benedict XVI to be held in Vatican City

Requiem for Benedict XVI to be held in Vatican City

The late Pope Benedict XVI’s funeral service will be held in the Vatican on Thursday.

Last astronaut from first crewed Apollo spaceflight dies aged 90

Last astronaut from first crewed Apollo spaceflight dies aged 90

The last of the three astronaut aboard the first crewed Apollo spaceflight which orbited the Earth for 11 days in 1968 has died, US space agency NASA announced on Tuesday.

Kiev reports 500 Russian soldiers dead or wounded in artillery attack

Kiev reports 500 Russian soldiers dead or wounded in artillery attack

Kiev reported on Tuesday that its troops killed and injured around 500 Russian soldiers in an artillery attack in the Kherson region in southern Ukraine.

Former Benedict XVI lies in state in St Peter’s Basilica

Former Benedict XVI lies in state in St Peter’s Basilica

The body of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is lying in state in St Peter’s Basilica on Monday, with visitors in the Vatican now able to pay their respects.

Biden signs budget bill approving billions more in Ukraine aid

Biden signs budget bill approving billions more in Ukraine aid

US President Joe Biden has signed his administration’s new budget legislation, which includes billions more in aid for Ukraine.