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Biden orders travel ban on South Africa, other 2021-11-26 14:00:00The Biden administration said Friday it is restricting travel from South Africa and seven other countries because of fears about a new coronavirus var

WHO: Mutation in South Africa, 'omicron,' is a 2021-11-26 13:33:00The World Health Organization on Friday formally designated a coronavirus variant first detected in South Africa as one "of concern" as the U.S., Eu

EU orders travel ban on South Africa to 2021-11-26 12:44:30BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union nations on Friday agreed to impose a ban on travel from southern Africa to counter the spread of a new COVID-1

NATO chief warns Russia of 'costs' if it 2021-11-26 12:42:26BRUSSELS (AP) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warned Russia Friday that any attempt to invade Ukraine would have costs, as concern mou

Carlsen presses but held to draw in world 2021-11-26 12:00:46World chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, playing the Black pieces, survived some early pressure and then mismanaged a favorable position to draw

Bipartisan U.S. delegation meets with Taiwanese president in 2021-11-26 11:34:30A bipartisan group of five House lawmakers met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday in an effort to reaffirm U.S. support for the self-gove

New Russian module docks with International Space Station 2021-11-26 11:12:54MOSCOW (AP) – A Russian cargo craft carrying a new docking module successfully hooked up with the International Space Station Friday after a two

Shots fired at police, journalists in Martinique COVID 2021-11-26 10:34:38PARIS (AP) – French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said Friday that shots were fired overnight at security forces and journalists on the Fren

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukrainian president, says there are plans 2021-11-26 10:10:00Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Friday that opposition figures were planning a coup d'etat in the coming weeks, heightening tensions in

Activists block Amazon warehouses in Europe on Black 2021-11-26 09:30:44Climate activists blockaded Amazon warehouses in three European countries on Friday, part of a global effort to pressure the ecommerce giant on one of

EXPLAINER: What happened to the Afghanistan evacuation? 2021-11-26 08:38:58WASHINGTON (AP) – The evacuation of American citizens and others from Afghanistan didn’t end with the departure of the last U.S. troops on

WHO to debate dangerous South Africa coronavirus variant 2021-11-26 07:37:00The World Health Organization will meet Friday to discuss what an alarming coronavirus variant with a "large number of mutations" could mean for COV

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3 men killed by falling trees, as winter 2021-11-27 17:09:44At least three people have died in the U.K. after the year's first winter storm battered parts of the nation with gusts of nearly 160 km/h.

France mulls more autonomy for Martinique, Guadeloupe amid 2021-11-27 15:32:40France's government is offering to discuss some autonomy for the French Caribbean islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe, which have been wracked by vi

5 mining officials, inspectors in custody following deadly 2021-11-27 11:45:41A court in Siberia on Saturday remanded five people in custody for two months to face charges related to a coal mining accident that killed more than

Israel plans to ban entry of all foreigners 2021-11-27 08:51:02Israel on Saturday said it would ban the entry of all foreigners into the country and reintroduce counter-terrorism phone-tracking technology in order

Exoneration of Black men known as the Groveland 2021-11-27 04:00:00Gilbert King's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America, unearthed previ

Long suppressed and forcibly assimilated, Sámi people in 2021-11-27 04:00:00An apology service this week marked a major step forward for reconciliation in Sweden, where the Indigenous Sámi people continue to fight for s

How India's farmers faced down their prime minister 2021-11-26 15:23:41Thousands of farmers forced India's prime minister into a rare reversal on Nov. 19, when Narendra Modi announced his government would repeal three ag

Stock markets roiled anew by fears about emerging 2021-11-26 10:04:31Global stock markets and oil prices tumbled Friday after South Africa identified a new potentially fast-spreading coronavirus variant and the European

As Russia builds up military near border with 2021-11-26 10:00:00While the seven-year-long conflict between government forces and Russia-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine continues to erupt despite multiple ceas

Survivor found after Siberian coal mine explosion left 2021-11-26 08:38:31Rescue crews have found a survivor in a Siberian coal mine where dozens of miners are presumed dead after a devastating methane explosion, a senior re

Nations begin stopping air travel from southern Africa 2021-11-26 08:04:30Canada joined a slew of countries moving to restrict air travel from southern Africa on Friday in reaction to news of a new, potentially more transmis

Afghan woman featured on iconic National Geographic cover 2021-11-26 06:52:46Italy has given safe haven to Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed "Afghan Girl" whose 1985 photo in National Geographic became a symbol of her country's w

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America and Ahmaud Arbery: Guilty verdicts in Georgia 2021-11-24 18:49:43Across the country, widespread sense of justice served in murder convictions of Ahmaud Arbery's killers. But will there be real semblance of healing?

Celebs hail verdict in Ahmaud Arbery murder: 'This 2021-11-24 16:54:09Actor Viola Davis tweeted to Ahmaud Arbery's mother, 'Your son mattered. His life mattered. I pray this brings you a tiny shred of peace.'

Photos: Raw emotions pour out in guilty verdicts 2021-11-24 16:23:20 Three white men were found guilty of murder Wednesday in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man

Three men guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery 2021-11-24 13:45:27It took the jury less than two days to find three white men guilty of chasing down and murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man, in Brunswick, Ga.

A holiday season with vaccines, boosters and rising 2021-11-23 14:21:25As winter approaches, temperatures drop and families gather indoors for Thanksgiving, COVID-19 infection rates are going up.

Nearly all-white jury begins deliberations in Ahmaud Arbery 2021-11-23 12:45:39The jury begins deliberating in the case of three white men accused of hunting down and murdering Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia.

Chun Doo-hwan dies; ex-dictator crushed pro-democracy demonstrations in 2021-11-23 04:58:22Chun Doo-hwan, former military strongman who crushed pro-democracy demonstrations in South Korea in 1980, dies at 90.

Attorneys make closing arguments in Ahmaud Arbery murder 2021-11-22 20:10:22Jury hears closing arguments in Ahmaud Arbery murder trial.

Colorado's COVID-19 surge is an urgent warning for 2021-11-22 08:00:00In both states, roughly 63% of all residents are fully vaccinated. But California has one of the best coronavirus case rates in the U.S. and Colorado

Op-Ed: How U.S.-China 'competition' could lead both countries 2021-11-22 06:00:46Both sides would incur massive losses if their rivalry intensifies, untempered by any sense of shared interests, and leads to war.

Our oldest president just turned 79. He might 2021-11-21 07:00:56President Biden's age still creates a political burden — one he doesn't need at a time when many voters have turned sour on him.

After Kyle Rittenhouse trial, a city and country 2021-11-20 20:08:18Kenosha tries to recover after the Kyle Rittenhouse trial.

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Sudan PM Hamdok dismisses police chiefs over post-coup 2021-11-27 16:49:08Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok said Saturday he has replaced Sudan's police chiefs after more than 40 people were killed in a crackdown on protests f

‘There is no tolerance yet’: Trans woman attacked 2021-11-27 11:21:23A transgender woman was assaulted and humiliated in mid-November in Yaoundé, Cameroon, as shown in videos posted on social networks. Members of

French forces face violent protests after crossing into 2021-11-27 10:17:35A French military convoy heading to Mali on Saturday ran into more trouble in a town in Niger after being delayed for more than a week by protests in

Migrants at Belarus border camp say they refuse 2021-11-27 07:15:22During a visit to the Belarus-Poland border on Friday, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko told migrants that his government could hel

Police fire tear gas at protesters as anger 2021-11-27 06:35:05A child and two journalists were injured Saturday after Burkina Faso police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters at an anti-government ra

Top Botswana health official ‘very concerned’ about Omicron 2021-11-27 05:18:40With a growing number of countries imposing travel restrictions from southern Africa amid the new Omicron variant fears, Botswana’s Covid-1

Algerians vote in local elections amid little hope 2021-11-27 04:50:31Algerians vote on Saturday in local elections seen as key in President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's push to turn the page on the two-decade rule of late pr

Stephen Sondheim, Broadway musical legend, dies aged 91 2021-11-27 02:09:24Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century with his intelligent, intricately rh

Countries race to contain Omicron Covid variant, as 2021-11-27 01:24:06The US, Canada and Australia joined a growing list of countries imposing travel restrictions from southern Africa on Saturday after the discovery of t

Netherlands tightens Covid health measures to stem record 2021-11-26 15:46:48The Dutch government on Friday ordered further restrictions including a nighttime closure of bars, restaurants and most stores to stem a rec

France postpones vaccine mandate after violent unrest in 2021-11-26 15:12:33France has postponed implementing a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health workers in Martinique and Guadeloupe after the measure spurred widesp

Want to be a ‘bouquiniste’? Tough time for 2021-11-26 14:04:56The booksellers that line the Seine river in Paris – known as “bouquinistes” – are an iconic part of the city’s lan

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France refuses to be held ‘hostage’ to British New! 2021-11-28 17:49:45 France will not be held hostage to Britain’s domestic politics over the Channel migrant crisis, the country’s interior minister has said,

Prepare for not-so-jolly Christmas tree prices, trade group New! 2021-11-28 17:31:22 Artificial and real trees will be far more expensive in the US this year thanks to shortgages and supply chain issues, the Christmas tree industry ha

France detects multiple suspected Omicron cases New! 2021-11-28 16:56:34 France's Ministry of Health has announced that they have found eight possible cases of the Omicron variant, as countries around the globe struggle t

The pro-Nazi US official who helped shape post-war New! 2021-11-28 16:45:32 Newly declassified FBI files have shed significant light on the Nazi sympathies of John McCloy, the US assistant secretary of war during World War II

Buttigieg offers easy fix to surging gas prices New! 2021-11-28 16:35:43 US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is facing a new wave of criticism for waving off soaring gas prices by giving a solution to Americans: buy

CNN insists ‘a car’ killed six people at New! 2021-11-28 16:22:41 Despite multiple media outlets being hammered for blaming the Waukesha Christmas parade massacre on a vehicle rather than its black driver – a

Don’t impose sanctions against Nord Stream 2, Germany New! 2021-11-28 16:18:13 Berlin has privately called on Washington to abandon the idea of introducing sanctions against the Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, Axios

Fashion world mourns death of designer Virgil Abloh New! 2021-11-28 14:59:29 Designer Virgil Abloh, who founded Off-White and worked for Louis Vuitton, and stars like Kanye West, has passed away after a battle with a rare form

Ukrainian journalist fires howitzer ‘at Russian occupiers’ (VIDEO) New! 2021-11-28 14:45:50 A controversial Ukrainian journalist has released a video purporting to show him firing banned large-caliber artillery at “Russian occupiers.&r

Keep borders open despite Covid variants, WHO pleads New! 2021-11-28 14:05:05 The World Health Organization has encouraged countries to keep their borders open, despite fears about the Omicron variant of Covid-19, as South Afri

UK unveils new mask mandate and Covid testing New! 2021-11-28 13:51:19 The UK has announced new Covid-19 restrictions in light of the Omicron variant, including the introduction of masks in public spaces, and the testing

Boxer Lopez branded ‘sore loser’ in online roasting New! 2021-11-28 13:47:50 Fans and fighters have roasted boxer Teofimo Lopez for his poor sportsmanship after the American fighter surrendered his unified lightweight champion

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Canada finds first cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant New! 2021-11-28 17:01:11South African scientists first identified the heavily mutated variant earlier this week after an exponential surge in cases.

Vaccine equity, not travel bans needed to combat New! 2021-11-28 16:52:45Imposing travel bans on southern African nations in relation to the COVID-19 Omicron variant could risk disincentivizing sequencing efforts made by do

WHO slams southern Africa travel bans spurred by New! 2021-11-28 16:40:33The spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant has prompted Israel to bar entry to foreigners while Morocco said it would suspend all incoming flights for

South Africa mulling COVID-19 vaccine mandate for some New! 2021-11-28 14:44:27Scientists have so far only detected the new Omicron variant in relatively small numbers, mainly in South Africa but also in Botswana, Hong Kong and I

Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton designer and Off-White founder, New! 2021-11-28 14:23:27His arrival at LVMH marked the marriage between streetwear and high-end fashion, mixing sneakers and camouflage pants with tailored suits and evening

U.S. braces for fight against Omicron but ‘too New! 2021-11-28 12:57:10The new Omicron coronavirus variant, first discovered in South Africa and announced in recent days, has now been detected in a growing number of other

U.K. eyes expanding COVID-19 vaccine boosters as 3rd New! 2021-11-28 11:54:11"Our advanced sequencing capabilities enable us to find variants and take rapid action to limit onward spread," Jenny Harries, chief executive of UK

European officials hold emergency meeting on English Channel New! 2021-11-28 11:12:18U.K. officials were notably absent from the gathering at the Calais City Hall after Wednesday's sinking prompted a new political crisis between Brita

Scientists attempting to make potato that can withstand New! 2021-11-28 10:57:09A NASA study published this month suggests climate change may affect the production of corn and wheat, reducing yields of both, as soon as 2030.

New lava speeds from La Palma volcano, threatening New! 2021-11-28 10:49:05The eruption on the island, which lies on the western end of the Canary Islands archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, began on Sept. 19.

Will COVID-19 booster shots protect against the Omicron 2021-11-27 16:59:02South African scientists first identified the variant earlier this week after a sudden, exponential rise in cases in the country.

2 killed, 18 injured after French convoy uses 2021-11-27 15:44:38The armoured vehicles and logistics trucks had crossed the border on Friday after being blocked in Burkina Faso for a week by demonstrations there.


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