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George Lamming, a giant of modern Caribbean writing, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — George Lamming, a giant of post-colonial literature whose novels, essays and speeches influenced readers and peers in his native Barbados and around the world, has died at age 94. ...

Israel cancels youth trips to Poland over Holocaust studies

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has canceled educational trips to Poland for thousands of high school students this summer, claiming the Polish government is trying to control the Holocaust-studies curriculum...

What Americans need to know about KMT past

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) has just returned from a trip to the United States, where he re-opened the party’s Washington D.C. office, met with overseas ...

Cambodian ruling party sues politician for criticizing vote

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party has sued the vice president of the opposition Candlelight Party for $1 million in compensation for comments he made in an ...

Russian man on trial for allegedly planning to kill Chechen

BERLIN (AP) — A Russian man went on trial Wednesday in Germany on charges that he planned to kill a Chechen dissident. Valid D., whose last name wasn’t released for privacy reasons, ...

Iran arrests suspect allegedly involved in Tehran hacking

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have arrested a suspect allegedly involved in a cyberattack on the Tehran municipality’s website, media reported Wednesday. The official IRNA ...

Lawmaker warns Taiwan's missiles can hit Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) on Sunday (June 12) warned China to "think twice" before invading Taiwan because it has missile...

Cambodian court convicts lawyer, dozens of others of treason

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian American lawyer and dozens of members of a now-dissolved opposition party were convicted of treason Tuesday in a trial that was the latest move to tame all oppo...

Cambodia: Opposition lawyer convicted of treason

A Phnom Penh court convicted a Cambodian-American lawyer and scores of members of an opposition party for treason on Tuesday. Lawyer and activist Theary Seng and more than 100 people affiliated with ...

Former Bolivian president sentenced to 10 years in prison

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Former Bolivian interim President Jeanine Áñez was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday on charges linked to her assumption of office in 2019 amid violent protests that led to...

Live updates | More hurt as shelling continues near Kharkiv

KYIV, Ukraine — At least two civilians have been hospitalized following Russian shelling on the outskirts of Ukraine’s second largest city, according to regional emergency services. ...

Ukraine soccer club Shakhtar survives into 9th year of exile

GENEVA (AP) — Hosting Champions League games in Poland and planning a humanitarian tour of the United States feel like natural next steps for Ukraine’s top soccer team after eight years exiled from it...

Niacaragua authorizes entry of Russian troops, planes, ships

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has authorized Russian troops, planes and ships to deploy to Nicaragua for purposes of training, law enforcement or emergency re...

Dutch appeals court convicts Ethiopian of war 1970s crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court upheld Wednesday the conviction and life sentence of a 67-year-old Ethiopian-Dutch man who was found guilty of war crimes committed under a brutal M...

UN: Yemen's warring sides resume talks on ending Taiz siege

CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s warring parties resumed talks Sunday on reopening roads in Taiz and other provinces, the United Nations said, after they agreed to renew a nationwide cease-fire. ...