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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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Guardian accused of sitting on bombshell story about New! 2021-11-28 09:08:37 The Guardian newspaper reportedly knew about alleged spying on Julian Assange by a CIA-connected security firm long before it became public knowledge

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EU state admits Russian counter-sanctions have caused serious New! 2021-11-28 08:12:30 Reciprocal measures introduced by the Kremlin in response to anti-Russian sanctions have severely hit mutual trade between Moscow and Athens, with Gr

Omicron cases confirmed in EU arrivals from Africa New! 2021-11-28 07:45:31 At least 15 cases of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant have been confirmed in two EU nations, their health authorities said on Sunday. All cases were

Homes shaken by 7.5-magnitude quake (VIDEOS) New! 2021-11-28 07:32:52 Peru was struck by a 7.5-magnitude earthquake on Sunday, with frightened locals posting videos online of their homes shaking and debris falling. Read

‘Shame on you’: South Africa’s been ‘canceled’ over New! 2021-11-28 07:27:50 A South African-born former England captain has issued a tirade against media coverage of the Omicron Covid variant, suggesting that there is no evid

French presidential contender caught flipping off hater New! 2021-11-28 06:31:08 Far-right figure Eric Zemmour, touted as a potential president of France, was caught showing the middle finger to an angry woman who accosted him in

Football fans in hysterics as star fakes injury New! 2021-11-28 06:25:13 A footballer is the toast of social media trolls after he dramatically fell to the floor following a 'push' in the back by the referee during a cup

Study shows what would happen if China dealt New! 2021-11-28 05:59:04 If China were to drop its zero-Covid-19 policy and open up its economy the way some Western countries have, it would have hundreds of thousands daily

Vaccination with DIY jab thwarted by police New! 2021-11-28 05:35:17 German police have shut down an illegal vaccination point at an airport in the northern town of Lübeck, saying that people who have attended it

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Tesla car melted down into bust of Elon New! 2021-11-28 05:14:19 Russian luxury accessory brand Caviar has launched sales of busts of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, which it claims are made from the melted-down parts of a Te

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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.

Dutch find 61 COVID-19 cases on South Africa 2021-11-27 13:00:30The cases were discovered among around 600 passengers who arrived at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on two flights on Friday.

COVID-19 rules tighten as U.K., Germany, Italy report 2021-11-27 11:08:58The discovery of the Omicron COVID-19 variant has sparked global concern, a wave of travel curbs and a sell-off on financial markets.

Omicron COVID-19 variant leads to travel restrictions, containment 2021-11-27 08:42:58The WHO named the new variant omicron, labeling it a variant of concern because of its high number of mutations and some early evidence that it c

‘A huge concern’: South Africa scientists scramble to 2021-11-27 03:01:13In the space of two weeks, the Omicron variant has sent South Africa from a period of low transmission to rapid growth of new confirmed cases.

Brazil police recommend homicide, pollution charges against Vale 2021-11-26 22:56:31The burst killed 270 people and caused extensive environmental damage and has prompted several parallel investigations into the miner and the inspecti

Stephen Sondheim, the master who reshaped musical theatre, 2021-11-26 21:15:56Sondheim influenced several generations of theater songwriters with such landmark musicals as ``Company,'' ``Follies'' and ``Sweeney Todd."

Ukraine president says Russia, oligarch planning coup for 2021-11-26 20:06:19The president said that Ukrainian intelligence has audio recordings of an alleged meeting between Russian and Ukrainian officials discussing a plan fo

Omicron variant: AstraZeneca exploring impact on vaccine, antibody 2021-11-26 19:19:55AstraZeneca said that it had developed a vaccine platform to respond quickly to new variants with Oxford University, where its vaccine was created.

Omicron variant: BioNTech, Moderna expect data on vaccine 2021-11-26 17:52:31Pfizer and BioNTech said that if necessary they expect to be able to ship a new vaccine tailored to the emerging variant in approximately 100 days.

Canada clamps down on Omicron COVID-19 variant. Experts 2021-11-26 17:23:36Omicron, also known as B.1.1.529 was designated by the World Health Organization as a variant of concern earlier Friday after reports of the virus' s


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