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ICC trial starts for alleged jihadist crimes in Timbuktu

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The trial of an alleged Islamic extremist accused of guarding a ruthless Islamic regime in Timbuktu after al-Qaeda-linked rebels...

The Latest: Africa’s virus caseload climbs past 600,000

JOHANNESBURG - The number of coronavirus cases in Africa has risen above 600,000 as the pandemic on the continent with 54 countries is accelerating. Africa...

France celebrates virus heroes on the renewed Bastille Day

PARIS (AP) - Ambulance drivers, supermarket cashiers, postmen. Doctors who died fighting COVID-19. France honors them all on its biggest national holiday...

The newest: Thailand revises the access rules after 2 virus cases

RAYONG, Thailand - Authorities in Thailand have revised rules for foreign visitors after a screen failure resulted in two infected foreigners posing a public...

Widow of ex-Korean Air boss convicted of assault on workers

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The widow of the former Korean Air president was given a suspended prison sentence on Tuesday for assault and...

Global vaccination plan can enable rich countries to buy more

LONDON (AP) - Politicians and public health leaders have made a public commitment to share honestly every coronavirus vaccine that works, but the top...

Asia Today: A new peak takes India past 900,000 cases

NEW DELHI (AP) - The number of coronavirus cases in India increased by another 28,000 on Tuesday and is fast approaching 1 million. The 28,498...

As the virus spreads, Bolsonaro has ties to military personnel under pressure

SAO PAULO (AP) - After 35 years of citizen-led democracy, President Jair Bolsonaro has created the most militarized Brazilian government since the fall of...

China accuses the US of sowing discord in the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) - China on Tuesday described a rejection by the US of its maritime claims in the South China Sea as completely unjustified,...

Hong Kong Disneyland closes again after new restrictions on meetings

HONG KONG - For the second time this year, Hong Kong's Disneyland Park will be temporarily closed following the city's decision to ban public...

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Florida legislator: DeSantis inoperative with Supreme Court nominee

ORLANDO, Fla. Democratic State representative Geraldine Thompson of Orlando sues Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and alleges in court that the Supreme Court's choice of...

Canada, US is about to extend border restrictions to August 21

TORONTO (AP) - The US and Canada are about to renew their agreement to keep their shared border closed for non-essential travel until August...

Wait until next year: give up for 2020, look at 2021

NEW YORK (AP) - This was the year of the comeback for Boysie Dikobe, a South African dancer recovering from his second hip replacement...

UN committee warns that new Burundian leader must watch

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A United Nations Commission of Inquiry warns that it takes more than a new president to reverse the repression trend in...

France says ‘thank you’ to virus heroes on the poignant Bastille day

PARIS (AP) - Doctors in white coats replaced uniformed soldiers as stars of the French Bastille Day Ceremonies on Tuesday, as the usual grandiose...
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