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Pope, top Iraq Shiite cleric hold historic, symbolic 2021-03-06 01:01:25PLAINS OF UR, Iraq (AP) — Pope Francis and Iraq's top Shiite cleric delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence Saturday, urging Musli

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Slain Afghan midwife among those to be honored 2021-03-05 12:47:47It was nearly a year ago that Maryam Noorzad, a midwife at a hospital in Afghanistan, took a stand when extremists went on a rampage at the maternity

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In Iraq city where ISIS ruled, Pope Francis New! 2021-03-07 07:50:36Muslim and Christian residents in the ruined Iraqi city of Mosul told Pope Francis of their lives under brutal ISIS rule on Sunday as the pontiff bles

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Italian politicians targeting LGBTQ people to divert attention away New! 2021-03-07 04:00:00The COVID-19 pandemic has left supports for LGBTQ youth in Italy and elsewhere in Europe thinly stretched – putting thousands of young gay

Tensions with palace rise ahead of Harry and New! 2021-03-07 04:00:00Ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan's interview broadcast Sunday evening with celebrity talk-show host Oprah Winfrey, headlines swirled on both sides of

Disneyland gets green light to reopen as California 2021-03-06 16:19:34California health officials set new rules on Friday that would allow Disneyland and other theme parks, stadiums and outdoor entertainment venues to re

India's farmers' protests mark 100 days — here's 2021-03-06 11:16:04Thousands of Indian farmers blocked a massive expressway on the edges of New Delhi on Saturday to mark the 100th day of protests against agricultural

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Pro-Beijing committee to elect some Hong Kong legislators, 2021-03-05 15:07:46A largely pro-Beijing committee that elects Hong Kong's leader will also choose a large part of the legislature, a top Chinese official announced Fri

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-03-05 14:32:01Ontario announced the next phase of its COVID-19 vaccination plan, while provinces such as Manitoba and New Brunswick unveiled new timelines for their

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Pope Francis arrives in Iraq, where beleaguered Christians 2021-03-05 08:05:08Francis becomes the first pontiff to visit Iraq, where he hopes to shore up the fast-dwindling Christian community and promote religious harmony.

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Senate passes Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 stimulus bill 2021-03-06 12:53:34The Senate on Saturday passed President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan in a party-line vote after an all-night session that saw Democ

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Pope Francis preaches tolerance on visit to Ur 2021-03-06 04:39:17Pope Francis condemned violent religious extremism Saturday during an interfaith prayer service at the site of the ancient city of Ur, where the Proph

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Harry, Meghan to delve into tough royal split New! 2021-03-07 10:55:20

Sri Lanka observes 'Black Sunday' protest New! 2021-03-07 09:37:57On April 21, 2019, nine suicide bombers belonging to the local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaat (NTJ) linked to ISIS carried out a se

Pope Francis prays for 'victims of war' in New! 2021-03-07 09:30:46The 84-year-old pontiff said the "tragic" exodus of Christians from war-scarred Iraq and the wider region "does incalculable harm not just to the i

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Protesters back on Myanmar streets after night raids New! 2021-03-07 04:12:29The biggest protest was in Myanmar's second city of Mandalay, local media said. Protests were also held in Yangon, in Kale near the Indian border, an

Thousands turn out for Vienna anti-lockdown protest New! 2021-03-07 03:36:41Many of the protesters did not wear masks or observe social distancing as they made their way through the centre of the Austrian capital to a park whe

'Giant step' as Biden Covid rescue plan clears New! 2021-03-07 03:30:29Passed by 50 votes to 49 in a strict party line vote, the sweeping legislation now heads back to the Democratic-majority House of Representatives, whe

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Fast-spreading variants boost coronavirus surge across Europe 2021-03-06 17:39:10Europe recorded 1 million new COVID-19 cases last week, an increase of 9% from the previous week and a reversal that ended a six-week decline in new i

NASA rover Perseverance takes first spin on surface 2021-03-06 15:53:39NASA displayed a photo taken by the rover showing the wheel tread marks left in the reddish, sandy Martian soil after its first drive.

Trump demands 3 Republican groups stop using his 2021-03-06 12:33:00Lawyers for Trump have reportedly sent cease-and-desist letters to the Republican National Committee asking them to stop using his name on fundraising

U.S. Senate narrowly approves $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief 2021-03-06 08:29:48The huge package — its total spending is nearly one-tenth the size of the entire U.S. economy — is Biden’s biggest early priority.

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to stay in jail 2021-03-06 01:45:39The group of 11 are among 47 people who were charged under a national security law imposed on the Chinese territory last year by Beijing after pro-dem

Mexico to pass marijuana legalization bill next week, 2021-03-05 23:42:22The bill, backed by the administration of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, would mark a major shift in a country bedeviled for years by violence

California to allow Disneyland, Major League Baseball to 2021-03-05 22:33:54Teams, event organizers and theme parks are not allowed to sell tickets to anyone living out of state as officials try to limit mixing while continuin

Boeing 737 Max makes emergency landing in New 2021-03-05 20:55:16The Boeing Max was grounded worldwide for nearly two years after two crashes that killed 346 people. Investigators have focused on a flight-control sy

Pope Francis, top Iraq Shiite cleric hold historic 2021-03-05 20:30:19Francis brushed aside the coronavirus pandemic and security concerns to resume his globe-trotting papacy after a yearlong hiatus spent under COVID-19

Over 20,000 U.S. organizations breached through Microsoft email 2021-03-05 18:44:24The breach is the latest indication of how problems in widely used software can be used as jumping-off points for wide-ranging digital espionage campa

Calgary boy joins global movement to spread awareness 2021-03-05 17:05:50Tristan Tocila was born with primary lymphedema, a disorder that causes swelling in the left side of his body and his right foot.

‘Hovering ship’ photographed off U.K. coast in rare 2021-03-05 15:06:31A pedestrian in Cornwall was stunned to see a Norwegian tanker seemingly floating above the water in the distance.


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