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Morocco freezes ties with German Embassy amid Sahara New! 2021-03-02 06:57:31RABAT, Morocco (AP) - Morocco’s Foreign Ministry has suspended ties with the German Embassy because of “deep misunderstandings," notably

Israeli attorney general slams Netanyahu's vaccine diplomacy New! 2021-03-02 06:33:24JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel’s attorney general has warned Benjamin Netanyahu that he cannot single-handedly share the country's surplus vaccines wi

Myanmar police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at New! 2021-03-02 00:39:05YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police in Myanmar repeatedly used tear gas and rubber bullets Tuesday against crowds protesting last month's coup, but t

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite New! 2021-03-02 00:01:10TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago’s airport in late January, and Chile’s president

Philippine president fires ambassador seen assaulting staff New! 2021-03-01 23:27:25MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine president has dismissed his former ambassador to Brazil after she was seen on video physically abusing a Fil

Pope Benedict XVI uneasy with Joe Biden's adherence 2021-03-01 22:38:06Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, better known as emeritus Pope Benedict XVI, expressed misgivings in a Monday interview about President Biden for falling in

Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi 2021-03-01 21:04:08UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Saudi Arabia’s U.N. ambassador on Monday disputed the U.S. intelligence report which concluded that the Saudi crown prince

'Crossing the Yalu River,' China drama series, revives 2021-03-01 17:22:25Chinese state media recently broadcast decades-old disinformation claiming that the U.S. military used biological weapons against Chinese troops in th

New US envoy urges ramped up pressure on 2021-03-01 16:36:26UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The new U.S ambassador to the United Nations urged the international community on Monday to “ramp up pressure” on My

U.S. announces $125 million military aid package for 2021-03-01 16:12:13WAHINGTON — The Pentagon on Monday announced a $125 million military aid package for Ukraine, including two armed patrol boats to help the count

Another company protests Louisiana's voting machine search 2021-03-01 13:18:42BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Another elections technology firm is objecting to the terms of Louisiana’s voting machine search, accusing the secretary

UK: Poorer nations should get 'gold-standard' COVAX vaccines 2021-03-01 12:31:52LONDON (AP) - British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Monday that he understood the “conundrum” faced by developing countries as they

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New York governor admits to 'insensitive' conduct amid 2021-02-28 18:53:41New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behaviour with women had been "misinterpreted as unwanted flirtati

Trump hints at 2024 run, repeats election falsehoods 2021-02-28 17:55:27Former U.S. president Donald Trump on Sunday hinted at another run for the White House, in 2024, while repeating his discredited claims that Democrats

Myanmar's deadly crackdowns on protests are worsening — 2021-02-28 12:45:06A UN human rights official said there was "credible information" that 18 people were killed and 30 were wounded, as security forces in Myanmar opene

Trudeau says Canada-U.S. relations need to rebuild. Just 2021-02-28 04:00:00When Justin Trudeau met with newly elected U.S. President Joe Biden this week, the prime minister noted how "there's a lot to rebuild," suggesting

New York governor accused of sexual harassment by 2021-02-27 19:43:31A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday s

Former Raptor Jeremy Lin says he was called 2021-02-27 19:08:57Warriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced an act of racism on the court. Lin didn't go into specific details abou

U.S. approves Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-27 18:24:34The U.S. cleared Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 shot on Saturday, adding a third vaccine option to the race against the virus.

Police crack down on protesters in the streets 2021-02-27 12:32:54Police in Myanmar escalated their crackdown on demonstrators against this month's military takeover, deploying early and in force on Saturday as prot

Joe Biden scores first legislative win as House 2021-02-27 11:45:44The House of Representatives passed Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion U.S. coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats faced challe

German radio station apologizes after host compares K-pop 2021-02-26 20:16:11A Bavarian radio station apologized Friday for a host's comments comparing popular South Korean K-pop band BTS to the coronavirus, saying his choice

Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine endorsed by 2021-02-26 17:59:48U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the country on the cusp of adding an easier-to

Saudi crown prince approved murder of journalist Jamal 2021-02-26 13:22:22Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved "and likely ordered" the 2018 murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a U

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McManus: The dumbest thing Ted Cruz said last 2021-02-28 06:00:49In criticizing Health and Human Services nominee Xavier Becerra for not being a doctor, Cruz betrayed his ignorance about the kind of Cabinet we need.

Where are Mexico's disappeared? Many have been in 2021-02-28 06:00:40Some 80,000 Mexicans have disappeared in the last 15 years. Many are now thought to be in government custody — among the thousands of corpses th

Op-Ed: The U.S.-Taliban peace deal only whetted the 2021-02-28 06:00:23The United States elevated the Taliban's status by negotiating a 2020 deal without Kabul's participation.

Scientists get serious about mixing and matching COVID-19 2021-02-27 09:00:44Mixing and matching doses of different COVID-19 vaccines was an idea that scientists dismissed out of hand. Now they're taking it seriously.

Biden stresses unity as he tours storm-ravaged Texas 2021-02-26 20:28:38The Bidens spent the afternoon meeting state and local leaders and touring storm damage.

How a Guatemalan asylum seeker who may lose 2021-02-26 20:20:58A hospital said an immigrant's hands may be amputated after he was found in the winter storm. Border Patrol told him he'd be sent back home but he i

U.S. airstrike against Iranian-backed militants in Syria was 2021-02-26 19:00:56U.S. airstrike targeting Iranian-backed militants in Syria was meant as a message from President Biden. What message Tehran took away is unclear.

President Nayib Bukele seeks control of Salvadoran congress, 2021-02-26 19:00:55President Nayib Bukele's party leads polls in El Salvador's elections Sunday. A win could place more power in his hands amid a shaky democracy.

FDA advisors endorse Janssen's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-26 17:16:41U.S. health advisors have endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson that's expected to provide an easier-to-use option to fight

Israel turns to carrots, and maybe some sticks, 2021-02-26 11:58:38Israel boasts the world's fastest COVID-19 vaccine rollout, with half the population inoculated. Reaching the other half presents challenges.

House passes Biden's $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief bill 2021-02-26 09:34:58The House has passed a $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief package, but a minimum wage boost is unlikely to be in the version that lands on Biden's desk.

The battle over voting restrictions is being waged 2021-02-26 08:00:04After ex-President Trump's baseless claims of voting fraud, Republican lawmakers across the U.S. push to change election rules. Arizona leads the way

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ASEAN foreign ministers to meet for talks on New! 2021-03-01 23:10:35Foreign ministers of Southeast Asian countries prepared for a special meeting with Myanmar's ruling military on Tuesday in an effort to quell de

Covid-19 variants could fuel fourth surge in United 2021-03-01 22:43:17The United States reported a 3% decline in new cases of COVID-19 last week, a much smaller drop than in the previous six weeks, and health officials w

Third woman accuses New York Gov Andrew Cuomo 2021-03-01 21:49:20A former aide accusing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment condemned him Monday as a manipulative predator, as another woman said the gove

Two Americans linked to Carlos Ghosn's escape extradited 2021-03-01 20:07:04An American father and son were handed to Japanese officials on Monday, their lawyer said, after losing an extradition battle over accusations they he

France eases ban on AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine for 2021-03-01 15:18:18People in France aged over 65 with existing health problems can be given the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, France's health minister said on Monday, d

US report on Khashoggi does not prove accusations, 2021-03-01 14:35:33Saudi Arabia's U.N. ambassador said on Monday a U.S. intelligence report that implicated the kingdom's de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salm

‘Milk Tea Alliance’ blends Asian discontents but how 2021-03-01 12:59:59Young pro-democracy activists in Asia are displaying solidarity with their counterparts in Myanmar under a loose transnational online network called t

Saudi Arabia’s MBS faces comedown in wake of 2021-03-01 11:57:52President Joe Biden’s decision to publish a US intelligence report asserting that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved

French rugby chief says coach Galthié breached Covid-19 2021-03-01 11:21:21France head coach Fabien Galthié did not stay inside the team's bubble before a COVID-19 outbreak in the French squad that has led to the

Targeted assassinations on the rise in Afghanistan 2021-03-01 11:21:06Almost 20 years after the US-led intervention in Afghanistan that ousted the Taliban, the security situation is getting worse almost every day, amid a

European lawmakers urge action against Israel's 'de-facto annexation' 2021-03-01 10:39:19More than 400 European parliamentarians have urged leaders to use Joe Biden's new presidency as an opportunity to stop what they term Israel's "de-

Armenian PM Pashinyan says ready for early elections 2021-03-01 10:04:56Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said Monday that he was ready to call early elections to bring the country out of a political crisis that foll

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Influential Russian MP reveals Moscow could quit Council New! 2021-03-02 09:00:41 Russia may leave the Council of Europe (CoE) if the 47-member international organization opts to take measures against Moscow, and could possibly eve

‘Not setting good examples’: NFL’s JJ Watt slammed New! 2021-03-02 08:55:10 Ex-NFL defensive player of the year JJ Watt has every reason to celebrate after inking a big-money deal with the Arizona Cardinals. But he has found

A QUARTER of all people in England have New! 2021-03-02 08:49:01 One person in every four adults in England –roughly 10.5 million people– has some form of Covid antibody protection, either from infectio

Despite deteriorating relationship between Moscow and Brussels, new New! 2021-03-02 08:45:06 55% of Russians have a positive attitude toward the European Union. That’s according to a newly published survey, which also discovered that 9%

Moscow must continue ‘necessary’ policy of de-dollarization to New! 2021-03-02 08:36:06 The US dollar will not disappear from the international market any time soon, but it is absolutely essential for Moscow to continue its long-term pol

Seven years after Maidan divided country, Ukraine intensifies New! 2021-03-02 08:32:47 While much of the world is focused on Covid-related issues, Ukraine's seven-year war on the people of Donbass continues. In recent weeks, Kiev's sh

As global carriers rush to order new aircraft New! 2021-03-02 08:29:10 Airlines are starting to position their businesses for a recovery with new aircraft orders as more Covid-19 vaccines are distributed globally. Read F

‘Spineless surrender to PC police’: Fans angry after New! 2021-03-02 08:26:54 The star of TV show ‘SAS: Who Dares Wins’ has been let go by Channel 4, which said it will no longer work with Ant Middleton due to his b

Russian driver Nikita Mazepin aims to win outraged New! 2021-03-02 07:44:00 F1 rookie Nikita Mazepin has given his first interview since the "breast-grabbing" video scandal that damaged his reputation, saying he has learnt

Brussels says EU-wide Covid-19 vaccine strategy ‘not unravelling’ New! 2021-03-02 07:36:46 The European Union has denied reports that its bloc-wide vaccination program against Covid-19 is falling apart, adding that the European Medicines Ag

Come to Xinjiang, but not for ‘investigation based New! 2021-03-02 07:17:17 China has said that the door to Xinjiang “is always open” for UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, after she claimed Muslim Uighurs ar

Is Khamzat Chimaev retiring? Here’s what we know New! 2021-03-02 07:08:00 Dana White has denied that undefeated star Khamzat Chimaev has retired from the UFC after the Chechen-born Swede made an emotional retirement post on

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US must stick to two-shot strategy for Pfizer, New! 2021-03-02 11:43:36Fauci said that delaying a second dose to inoculate more Americans creates risks. He warned that shifting to a single-dose strategy for the vaccines c

Police won't charge Australian minister accused of rape New! 2021-03-02 10:53:31Police on Tuesday ruled out investigating an unnamed Australian Cabinet minister over an allegation that he raped a 16-year-old girl more than 30 year

Mikhail Gorbachev marks 90th birthday in quarantine New! 2021-03-02 10:14:08Congratulations poured in from around the world, with Russian President Vladimir Putin, US leader Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel all se

Iraq receives first Covid vaccines, gift from China New! 2021-03-02 10:06:11The health ministry simultaneously announced it had agreed with the Chinese ambassador in Baghdad to purchase another two million doses, with no detai

Hong Kong resumes court hearing for 47 democracy New! 2021-03-02 09:17:05

'Thinking Covid will end soon is premature, unrealistic' New! 2021-03-02 08:42:36A senior World Health Organisation official has said it was "premature" and "unrealistic" to think the pandemic might be stopped by the end of the

Aung San Suu Kyi hit with two new New! 2021-03-02 07:32:30Suu Kyi has not been seen in public since being detained on February 1, and her court appearance came as demonstrators marched across the country defy

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite New! 2021-03-02 07:31:16

All 279 kidnapped Nigerian students released: Governor New! 2021-03-02 07:06:01Authorities initially said 317 girls were abducted in the raid by hundreds of gunmen on the Government Girls Secondary School in remote Jangebe villag

US to impose sanctions on Russia for Navalny New! 2021-03-02 04:32:06Citing two administration officials, CNN wrote that the United States will coordinate with the European Union to determine what the sanctions will ent

Third woman accuses NY governor of sexual harassment New! 2021-03-02 04:22:45Anna Ruch, 33, said that she met Andrew Cuomo at a wedding in September 2019. During the reception, he put his hand on her bare lower back -- which sh

Ghana president gets world’s 1st Covax jab New! 2021-03-02 03:55:13

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Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls freed a week after New! 2021-03-02 02:48:39Gunmen abducted the girls from a secondary school in Jangebe town on Friday, in the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of students in the West Afr

Myanmar police open fire on anti-coup protesters ahead New! 2021-03-02 01:36:07Foreign ministers of neighboring countries were due to hold talks with the military in a bid to quell violence and find a way out of the crisis.

Police won’t investigate claim Australia cabinet minister raped New! 2021-03-02 00:51:57The decision by New South Wales state police adds pressure on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to establish an independent investigation to examine the a

47 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists head to court New! 2021-03-01 23:40:41A large crowd of supporters gathered outside the courthouse Monday, displaying slogans in favour of the 2019 pro-democracy protests advocating greater

B.C. mayor who compared gun owners to Holocaust 2021-03-01 15:12:48A northern B.C. mayor who compared gun owners to Holocaust victims after being accused of anti-Indigenous racism says she's not going anywhere - desp

Japan upset about China’s use of anal coronavirus 2021-03-01 14:40:39Japan is calling for China to stop using anal swabs to test Japanese citizens for the coronavirus.

Cemetery worker dies after being buried alive in 2021-03-01 11:46:38Rescue crews and the victim's colleagues were not fast enough to save him from the collapse.

Florida golfer drowns while searching pond for his 2021-03-01 10:50:51The 74-year-old was known to search the course for lost golf balls.

Saudi crown prince ‘should be punished without delay,’ 2021-03-01 10:23:31A U.S. intelligence report on Friday found the prince had approved the killing, and Washington imposed sanctions on some of those involved -- but not

EU to propose ‘digital green pass’ as proof 2021-03-01 09:36:41"The aim is to gradually enable them to move safely in the European Union or abroad, for work or tourism," the European Commission said.

India expands its COVID-19 vaccine rollout amid rise 2021-03-01 00:05:09The country of nearly 1.4 billion people started one of the world's largest vaccination drives in January, but the rollout has been sluggish.

COVID-19 lockdowns or spring break: provinces split on 2021-02-28 20:43:46Canada's novel coronavirus hotspots showed diverging approaches to handling the crisis during their respective updates on Sunday.


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