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Turkey, Libya recommit to contested maritime borders deal New! 2021-04-12 14:30:49ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - The head of Libya's new interim government and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday affirmed their commitment to a

Taliban not ready to meet Afghan govt in New! 2021-04-12 14:18:38ISLAMABAD (AP) - A Taliban spokesman said Monday the religious militia won’t attend a peace conference tentatively planned for later this week i

Cyberattack on Iran facility won't derail talks on New! 2021-04-12 12:58:00The apparent cyberattack that temporarily shut down power at Iran's top uranium enrichment facility over the weekend will not derail the Biden admini

White House says U.S. wasn't involved in attack New! 2021-04-12 12:34:00The White House said Monday that the U.S. had no role in the attack on an Iranian nuclear facility that Tehran has blamed on Israel. "The U.S. was no

Russia’s FM in Egypt for talks on ties New! 2021-04-12 11:19:30CAIRO (AP) - The foreign ministers of Egypt and Russia discussed trade and other ties between the two nations Monday, with Egypt’s top diplomat

Myanmar's ruling junta issues fresh charges for Suu New! 2021-04-12 10:49:41YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar’s ruling military squared off against its opponents in the courts, the streets and the countryside Monday, showin

Somalia's lawmakers try to extend president's mandate New! 2021-04-12 10:33:45MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Somalia’s lower house of parliament on Monday voted to effectively extend the mandate of the president and federal gov

William, Harry remember Prince Philip's wit, service to New! 2021-04-12 10:22:45LONDON (AP) — Princes William and Harry issued separate statements Monday paying tribute to their grandfather, Prince Philip, who died last week

Pakistan police arrest radical Islamist party head in New! 2021-04-12 09:37:41LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan police Monday arrested the leader of a radical Islamist political party a day after he threatened the government with

Iran vows 'revenge' against Israel for Natanz attack New! 2021-04-12 09:31:00Iran vowed Monday to "take revenge" against Israel for what Tehran claims was an Israeli operation that briefly cut electricity to the Islamic repub

Sputnik vaccine helping Russia regain LatAm foothold New! 2021-04-12 09:02:39RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Russia has been trying to get its coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V into Brazilian arms for months, and been repeatedly frustrated b

'Huge' explosion rocks St. Vincent as volcano keeps New! 2021-04-12 08:10:10KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — La Soufriere volcano fired an enormous amount of ash and hot gas early Monday in the biggest explosive eruption ye

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, dead at 99 2021-04-09 07:22:20

Brazil poses global health threat as its hospitals 2021-04-09 04:00:00With new variants pushing ICUs past their limits, experts are warning that Brazil's soaring COVID-19 infection rates have become a global public heal

Cruise ships race to evacuate residents from Caribbean 2021-04-08 19:14:37Authorities on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent said Thursday they believe an active volcano is in danger of erupting and have ordered mand

NFL veteran Phillip Adams killed 5, then himself 2021-04-08 19:06:11Former NFL player Phillip Adams fatally shot five people including a prominent doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren before later killing himse

11 demonstrators slain in Myanmar amid clashes with 2021-04-08 18:08:31At least 11 demonstrators were killed in clashes with security forces in a town in northwest Myanmar after truckloads of troops arrived to quell a pro

The U.K.'s policy on overseas pensions is costing 2021-04-08 17:00:12The U.K. government excludes its pensioners living in Canada from the indexing that would allow their incomes to keep pace with inflation. Pensioners

George Floyd died of oxygen loss, not pre-existing 2021-04-08 15:10:13George Floyd's pre-existing medical conditions and drugs in his system had nothing to do with his death, two medical experts for the prosecution

Biden announces gun-control actions following spate of mass 2021-04-08 14:12:06U.S. President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing

Northern Ireland leaders urge calm after night of 2021-04-08 08:45:22Authorities in Northern Ireland sought to restore calm Thursday after Protestant and Catholic youths in Belfast hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline

French Open postponed to May 30 amid COVID-19 2021-04-08 07:08:47This year's French Open has been postponed by a week due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will begin on May 30, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) said o

Jim Crow 2.0 or no big deal: Here's 2021-04-08 04:00:00Georgia is now the epicentre of a heated U.S. battle over ballot access. But what exactly is in its controversial voting law? Here's a look at a bill

Myanmar's U.K. ambassador locked out of London embassy 2021-04-07 18:18:13Kyaw Zwar Minn, Myanmar's ambassador to the United Kingdom, told Reuters he was locked out of the London embassy on Wednesday, with sources saying hi

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McManus: No shot, no service. Why vaccine passports 2021-04-11 07:00:12The drive for vaccine certificates isn't a matter of government overreach by out-of-control Democrats; it's a product of the free-enterprise system.

Ramsey Clark, attorney general under President Lyndon B. 2021-04-10 22:28:41After serving in Johnson's Cabinet, Clark set up a private law practice in New York in which he championed civil rights and fought the death penalty.

Shadow of COVID-19 and economic downturn hovers over 2021-04-10 20:49:29Voters go to the polls in Ecuador and Peru on Sunday in contentious elections shaped by fallout from the pandemic.

In 5-4 vote, Supreme Court lifts California's COVID 2021-04-10 01:47:19Citing religious freedom, Santa Clara County residents objected to state restrictions on Bible study gatherings in homes. The Supreme Court agreed.

Biden's border czar, Roberta Jacobson, is stepping down 2021-04-09 16:41:46President Biden's border coordinator Roberta Jacobson will step down at the end of the month, as the administration struggles to deal with an increas

Medical examiner who ruled George Floyd's death a 2021-04-09 13:30:49A forensic pathologist says George Floyd died of a lack of oxygen that damaged his brain and caused his heart to stop, bolstering prior testimony.

For many Jordanians, official palace line on wayward 2021-04-09 12:35:43The palace insists that Jordan's royal house and the country are in order after the detention of Prince Hamzah. Many are skeptical.

Prince Philip's life in photos: The husband of 2021-04-09 11:19:44Britain's Prince Philip passed away peacefully at age 99 at Windsor Castle. Here are some images from over the years.

Biden requests large boost in domestic spending for 2021-04-09 11:18:00In the first installment of his budget, Biden proposes a 16% increase in domestic spending, saying vital programs have been starved for years.

This doctor escaped Cambodia's killing fields, but she 2021-04-09 08:00:40Linath Lim fled the brutal Khmer Rouge regime and became a doctor in Fresno. Amid the pandemic, she treated farmworkers and the poor, until the virus

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband and closest 2021-04-09 07:10:56The Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, was the undisputed master of the British royal household for more than seven decades.

Myanmar accelerates toward a civil war of 'unprecedented 2021-04-09 06:00:10Anti-coup demonstrators are abandoning peaceful protest for armed resistance as the deposed civilian government appeals to ethnic rebels to join the f

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Several hurt in Knoxville, Tennessee school shooting, say New! 2021-04-12 17:55:22Several people were shot on Monday at a school in Knoxville, Tennessee, including a police officer, police said.

Syria may have used chemical weapons on town New! 2021-04-12 17:15:20The global chemical weapons watchdog has "reasonable grounds to believe" that Syria's air force dropped a chlorine bomb on a re

Officer in Minnesota shooting mistook handgun for taser, New! 2021-04-12 15:12:11The policewoman who shot a 20-year-old Black man in a Minneapolis suburb accidentally confused her handgun with her taser, police said Monday, fueling

Muslims around the world navigate Covid restrictions for New! 2021-04-12 13:52:03For Ramadan this year, Magdy Hafez has been longing to reclaim a cherished ritual: performing the nighttime group prayers called taraweeh at the mosqu

Videos of Russian military exercises near Ukraine border New! 2021-04-12 12:34:12A large number of Russian military convoys on the move have been spotted in Crimea and Russian regions bordering Ukraine since late March. The Ukraini

Calls for ‘coherent’ EU policy on AstraZeneca as New! 2021-04-12 12:00:34A mixed-bag of vaccine strategies that determine who gets which vaccine has emerged across the EU and the UK following revelations of p

Massive fire engulfs historic Saint Petersburg factory New! 2021-04-12 10:16:33A spectacular fire gutted a historic factory in Russia's second city Saint Petersburg on Monday, sending clouds of black smoke over the former imperi

Man shot dead outside Paris hospital in apparent New! 2021-04-12 09:21:37An unidentified gunman calmly shot dead a man and badly injured a woman outside a Paris hospital on Monday before fleeing the scene on a sco

Russia marks 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering New! 2021-04-12 05:40:02Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space on April 12, 1961, in a Cold War-era humiliation for the US. Gagarin's pioneering

Myanmar's Suu Kyi asks to meet with lawyers New! 2021-04-12 05:20:51Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with a fresh criminal charge during a court hearing on Monday, according to her lawyer.&nbs

Iran blames Israel for attack on Natanz nuclear New! 2021-04-12 03:59:33Iran charged Monday that its arch-enemy Israel was behind an attack on its Natanz uranium enrichment plant and vowed it would take "revenge" and ram

French residents 55 and over now eligible for New! 2021-04-12 03:35:29French nationals and residents 55 and above will have access to the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines starting Monday, Fren

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Pentagon creates MICROCHIP that will detect Covid-19 under New! 2021-04-12 18:04:30 Medical researchers working for the Pentagon have claimed to have created a microchip that can identify viruses like Covid-19 if they are under your

‘No one’s going to punish me’: UFC novice New! 2021-04-12 18:02:10 UFC newcomer Paddy Pimblett has revealed gory threats of violence against his family he claims to have received from Georgians on social media, addin

‘May there be peace’: WATCH Yuri Gagarin's iconic New! 2021-04-12 17:18:47 On the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s landmark trip around Earth, RT publishes unique footage of his speech from the first anniversary of t

Ireland’s vaccine advisory body recommends halting use of New! 2021-04-12 16:49:22 The Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca should only be given to people aged 60 and over, Ireland’s vaccine advisory body has said, as the

Azerbaijan’s president poses with helmets taken from fallen New! 2021-04-12 16:44:03 Azerbaijan’s long-time leader, Ilham Aliyev, has officially opened a museum dedicated to the country’s victory over neighboring Armenia i

‘First Ronaldo, now this’: Zlatan targeted over restaurant New! 2021-04-12 16:16:58 Two days after receiving his first red card in the Italian Serie A for more than nine years, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has endured more controversy via accu

Shooting at Tennessee high school: 1 person killed, New! 2021-04-12 16:16:54 One person was killed and a police officer wounded in a shooting outside a high school in Knoxville, Tennessee. A person has been arrested and the sc

Iran weighs counter-sanctions, stops cooperation with EU in New! 2021-04-12 15:52:01 Tehran will suspend its cooperation with Brussels in several areas, the foreign ministry has announced, in response to EU sanctions on Iranian milita

Covid-19 vaccine STILL does not mean you can New! 2021-04-12 15:50:24 White House health adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci is once again facing pushback after advising those who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 to still av

‘I’m so upset’: Paige Spiranac stunned by racism New! 2021-04-12 15:37:03 Golf pin-up Paige Spiranac has lashed out after being met with faux outrage online over a harmless comment she made in relation to Japanese golfer Hi

‘Win a trophy instead of celebrating this s**t’: New! 2021-04-12 15:19:28 Barcelona have earned a mixed response after being named the world's most valuable football club for the first time, seeing off the likes of Real Ma

'Morally repugnant': Sturgeon slams UK govt over Supreme New! 2021-04-12 14:43:56 The UK government has announced a remarkable Supreme Court challenge to two pieces of legislation passed by the Scottish parliament over concerns the

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Police: Minnesota officer meant to draw taser, not New! 2021-04-12 19:17:25The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired i

'Skilled predator' FBI boss harassed eight women, watchdog New! 2021-04-12 18:38:51One woman carried a ruler at FBI headquarters so she could smack James Hendricks' hands when he reached for her legs and breasts. Another went home s

Joe Biden picks two Trump critics for border, New! 2021-04-12 18:08:19President Joe Biden on Monday nominated two critics of Trump-era immigration policies for key roles at the Department of Homeland Security. The nomina

Firefighter killed in blaze in Russian city of New! 2021-04-12 17:49:17A major fire engulfed a business center in St. Petersburg, Russia's second-largest city, on Monday, killing a firefighter and injuring two others. Th

New Hampshire: Ex-youth worker charged with rape was New! 2021-04-12 17:44:54A former counselor accused of raping one boy and repeatedly groping another at New Hampshire's youth detention center in the 1990s denied the allegat

Shirley Williams, co-founder of UK's Social Democratic Party, New! 2021-04-12 17:32:10British politician Shirley Williams, who changed the country's political landscape in 1981 by quitting the Labour Party to co-found the Social Democr

New Mexico governor set to sign recreational marijuana New! 2021-04-12 17:11:40New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham was set Monday to sign legislation that will legalize recreational marijuana use and sales in the state, making

William, Harry remember Prince Philip's wit, service to New! 2021-04-12 16:57:45Princes William and Harry paid tribute Monday to their grandfather, Prince Philip, remembering his wit, sense of duty and barbecue skills. The brother

Judge refuses to sequester jury in George Floyd New! 2021-04-12 16:46:19The judge in the George Floyd murder case refused a defense request to immediately sequester the jury Monday, the morning after the killing of a Black

Syrian on trial in Germany for killing man, New! 2021-04-12 16:18:11A Syrian man went on trial Monday accused of killing a German man and seriously injuring another in an attack last year that prosecutors said was moti

China reports H5N6 avian flu in wild birds New! 2021-04-12 15:49:31China's agriculture ministry said on Monday that the highly pathogenic H5N6 avian flu had been found in wild birds in the northeastern province of Li

Russian prison threatens to force-feed Alexei Navalny New! 2021-04-12 15:30:51Russian prison officials are threatening to start force-feeding jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, his team said Monday, after he lost eight kilogr

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Police officer among several shot at Tennessee high New! 2021-04-12 16:47:19There was no immediate report on the exact number of people shot or the extent of the victims' injuries.

La Soufriere volcano threatens thousands with ‘huge explosion’ New! 2021-04-12 16:01:17A massive explosion burst through the La Soufrière volcano on Monday, sending a huge cloud of smoke into the air over St. Vincent.

Vanuatu tribe mourns the death of its fallen New! 2021-04-12 15:23:06Indigenous people on an island in the South Pacific have worshipped Prince Philip for decades.

Canada cancels export permits for drone technology to New! 2021-04-12 14:58:50Canada had suspended the permits last October.

Minneapolis officer who shot Daunte Wright meant to New! 2021-04-12 14:00:44Daunte Wright, 20, died Sunday in a metropolitan area that was already on edge because of the trial of the first of four police officers charged in Ge

COVID-19 pandemic ‘a long way from over,’ WHO New! 2021-04-12 12:29:21Transmission of COVID-19 is being driven by "confusion, complacency and inconsistency in public health measures," he said.

Judge in George Floyd case won’t sequester jury New! 2021-04-12 11:43:34The request came the morning after the killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop triggered unrest in a suburb just outside Minneapoli

Prince Harry mourns ‘my grandpa’ Prince Philip after New! 2021-04-12 09:26:25Prince Harry will face the rest of his family for the first time since leaving the United Kingdom with Meghan Markle in 2020.

This Himalayan country vaccinated 93% of its adults New! 2021-04-12 07:51:55The tiny Himalayan kingdom wedged between India and China has vaccinated nearly 93 per cent of its adult population since March 27.

England reopens after 3 month lockdown with pints New! 2021-04-12 07:26:39After imposing the most onerous restrictions in Britain's peacetime history, Boris Johnson said the reopening was a "major step" towards freedom.

‘Our staff are being compromised’: Vancouver fire chief 2021-04-11 16:50:46Chief Karen Fry said they are seeing presymptomatic or asymptomatic staff unknowingly bringing the virus into Vancouver fire halls after being exposed

Pfizer to seek Health Canada approval for COVID-19 2021-04-11 15:03:37In an email to Global News on Sunday, a spokesperson for Health Canada confirmed the agency had "not yet received a submission for this."

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