Amid turmoil, Kyrgyzstan sets presidential vote for Jan. 10

MOSCOW (AP) — Authorities in Kyrgyzstan on Saturday called an early presidential election for January after the nation's previous president was driven from power by protests triggered by a disputed vo...

Bulgaria signs 5G deal with US excluding Chinese firms

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria has joined other Balkan countries in signing an agreement with the United States on high-speed wireless network security aimed at excluding Chinese hardware providers. ...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Saturday, October 24, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (C);Saturday's Low Temp (C);Su...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Saturday, October 24, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (F);Saturday's Low Temp (F);Su...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Biden in their last clash on stage

WASHINGTON (AP) — A more measured President Donald Trump does not necessarily mean a more truthful one. In the final debate of the presidential campaign, he was loose with facts on ...

Taiwan legislators to visit submarine shipyard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With work on Taiwan’s first self-developed submarine expected to begin early next month, legislators are scheduled to visit the shipyard on Monday (Oct. 26) and hear...

US retracts statement spy plane flew over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Air Force has retracted confirmation that one of its RC-135W electronic surveillance aircraft flew over Taipei earlier this week, reports said Saturday (...

The Latest: India's cases pass 7.8M, 3 states hardest hit

NEW DELHI — India has reported 53,370 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking the overall tally past 7.8 million. The Health Ministry on Saturday also reported 650 deaths...

India tells China its media is free to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India's WION news channel on Friday (Oct. 23) demanded mutual respect from Beijing after it lodged a strong protest against an interview featuring Taiwan Foreign Minis...

Top Trump adviser wants more nations to field asylum claims

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's top priorities on immigration if he wins a second term would be to use agreements with Central American governments as models to get countries around t...

European Tour Italian Open Scores

Friday At The Chervo Golf Club Brescia, Italy ...

Brazil authorizes import of potential vaccines from China

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s health regulator has authorized the import from China of a potential vaccine against the coronavirus, just days after President Jair Bolsonaro insisted he wouldn't allow dose...

Brady to face Sabalenka in Ostrava semis

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Third-seeded Aryna Sabalenka recovered from a slow start to stage a big comeback, defeating qualifier Sara Sorribes Tormo 0-6, 6-4, 6-0 in the Ostrava Open quarterfinals...

Business Highlights

___ China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and secur...

US, North Macedonia, and Kosovo sign 5G deal

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia and Kosovo signed an agreement Friday with the United States on high-speed wireless network security aimed at excluding Chinese hardware providers. ...