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Merkel and Putin to discuss Afghanistan, other major issues

German Chancellor Angela Merkel traveled to Russia Friday to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan, the separatist conflict in Ukraine and Moscow’s treatment of imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, among other issues.

Russian lab module docks with space station after 8-day trip

Russia’s long-delayed lab module has successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday, eight days after it was launched from the Russian space launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

Plane apparently crashes in Russia; 28 aboard feared dead

A plane carrying 28 people has apparently crashed as it came in for a landing in bad weather in Russia’s Far East. Everyone aboard was feared dead.

Germany easing restrictions on travel from UK, Portugal

Germany’s national disease control center said late Monday that Britain, Portugal, Russia, India and Nepal will be removed from the country’s highest risk category of “virus variant areas” effective Wednesday.

‘Two great powers’: Biden, Putin plunge into hours of talks

With stern expressions and polite words before the cameras, President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin have plunged into hours of face-to-face talks at a lush lakeside Swiss mansion.

Putin calls accusation of cyberattacks against US ‘farcical’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sharply dismissed allegations that his country is carrying out cyberattacks against the United States as baseless.

Belarus leader seeks Russian support amid showdown with EU

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has met in Sochi with his Belarusian counterpart for talks on forging closer ties amid Minsk's bruising showdown with the European Union over the forced diversion of a passenger jet to arrest a dissident journalist.

School shooting in Russia kills 9 people; suspect arrested

Russian officials say a gunman attacked a school in the city of Kazan and Russian officials say nine people have been killed.

Russia slows down Twitter, part of social media clampdown

The state communications watchdog said it began the slowdown after it said the platform failed to remove the content encouraging suicide among children and containing information about drugs and child pornography.

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Many people gather in downtown Wilmington for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

Today you may have seen a sea of green in downtown, where many people gathered for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival to celebrate "Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day".

The first coding center for kids in Wilmington holds an open house

 The first coding center for kids in the area has officially opened up shop, and today it welcomed parents and kids to check out a fun way to learn about coding.

‘Love Me, Don’t Hurt Me’ event held to tackle issue of children’s safety in schools

Keeping children safe at school is a growing concern around the country and the Cape Fear. An event was held Saturday at the Derick Davis Center at Maides Park to take on the issue, with the theme being 'Love Me, Don't Hurt Me'.

Hundreds turn out for the annual Dragon Boat Regatta in Carolina Beach

Dozens of people competed for the top trophy and bragging rights in the annual Dragon Boat Regatta race Saturday afternoon.