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politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 6:29 PM

Ethiopia to world leaders: Be 'constructive' on Tigray

Ethiopia is telling the international community to steer clear of sanctions and avoid meddling over its war with forces from its Tigray region

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 5:10 PM

'Amistad' binds Del Rio and Ciudad Acuña amid migrant crisis

The “amistad,” or friendship, that Del Rio, Texas, and Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, celebrate with a festival each year has been important in helping...

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 4:30 PM

UK looks abroad to ease trucker shortage amid run on gas

In a U-turn, Britain says it will issue thousands of emergency visas to foreign truck drivers to help fix supply-chain problems that have caused...

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 4:12 PM

Federal judge delays vaccine mandate for NYC teachers

New York City schools have been temporarily blocked from enforcing a vaccine mandate for its teachers and other workers by a federal appeals judge...

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 2:45 PM

Italians come out to demand support for Afghan women

Thousands of people have demonstrated in cities across Italy to support Afghan women

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 2:33 PM

Catalonia's Puigdemont to attend October extradition hearing

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont is vowing to keep travelling throughout Europe to campaign for the region’s independence from Spain

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 1:38 PM

The Latest: Sudan says countries must cooperate on vaccines

The prime minister of Sudan’s transitional government is urging world leaders to work together to get developing countries more COVID-19 vaccines

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 1:01 PM

India's Modi targets neighbors at UN, but not by name

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn’t directly mention Pakistan or China in his speech to the United Nations General Assembly, but the...

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 12:48 PM

Govt offices in Kosovo targeted as tensions soar with Serbia

Kosovo government officials say a public building was set on fire and another was hit by grenades that didn't explode in what they described as...

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 11:03 AM

Protesters in Moscow allege online election tampering

About 400 demonstrators gathered in central Moscow to protest alleged tampering in the national parliament election in which the dominant...

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 11:03 AM

Third judge blocks Gov. Lee's mask opt out in schools

A third federal judge has blocked Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s order allowing families to opt out of school mask mandates

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 9:49 AM

EXPLAINER: As Arizona election 'audit' ends, new ones begin

The most closely watched attempt by Republicans to examine the 2020 presidential election came to an embarrassing end this week in Arizona, but...

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 9:32 AM

Icelanders vote with climate change on everyone's mind

Icelanders are voting in a general election dominated by climate change, with an unprecedented number of political parties likely to win...

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 9:24 AM

Biden risks losing support from Democrats amid DC gridlock

President Joe Biden is losing support among critical groups in his political base as a Democratic-controlled Washington struggles to deliver on...

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 9:06 AM

Kim's sister: NKorea willing to talk if Seoul shows respect

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says her country will take steps to repair ties with South Korea, and may even discuss...

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 8:56 AM

Haitians heading to US change plans, ready to wait in Mexico

As U.S. authorities moved out the last of the more than 14,000 migrants who gathered beside a border bridge in Del Rio, thousands of other Haitians...

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 8:02 AM

'Marriage for all'? Swiss voters to decide same-sex marriage

Voters in Switzerland are set to decide on Sunday whether to allow same-sex marriages

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 7:51 AM

Lawyers to urge no restrictions for Reagan shooter Hinckley

Lawyers for the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan are scheduled to argue in court that 66-year-old John Hinckley should be...

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