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Three NGOs in Bangladesh, Colombia and Lebanon Jointly Awarded 2020 Tang Prize in Rule of Law

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 21 June 2020 - Three NGOs were named joint winners of the 2020 Tang Prize in Rule of Law, "for their efforts in furthering the rule of law and its institutions thro...

Handcuffed Ronaldinho and brother appear in Paraguayan court

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Former soccer star Ronaldinho and his brother were taken in handcuffs to a courthouse in Paraguay on Saturday following their arrest for allegedly entering the country with f...

EU to hold donors' meeting for Albania quake reconstruction

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Commission said Saturday that member states have agreed to hold a donors’ conference in January in Albania to help the Balkan country rebuild after an earthquake ki...

Brazilian court upholds seizure of Ronaldinho's passport

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A court in Brazil has upheld a decision to seize the passports of former World Cup winner Ronaldinho and his brother Assis Moreira. A panel of Brazil's Superior...

At least 7 killed in China’s latest industrial accident

BEIJING (AP) — At least seven people were killed and five injured Sunday when a container containing scrap metal exploded in the latest in a series of industrial accidents in eastern China. T...

At least 7 killed in China's latest industrial accident

BEIJING (AP) — At least seven people were killed and five injured Sunday when a container containing scrap metal exploded in the latest in a series of industrial accidents in eastern China. ...

Saving Mumbai's natural mangrove buffer against rising tides

Crows pick at debris washed up on a shore in Mumbai. It's a humid day, and through thick smog, the outlines of gray buildings are just about visible on the other side of the inlet. In this part o...

Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 44, with another 90 people seriously injured, the local government reported Friday. Thursday...

NYC official: Kushner firm flouted rules, endangered tenants

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City councilman investigating the Kushner family real estate company says it is putting tenants in danger by allowing several of its building to avoid safety inspections. ...

Greece charges 20 people, including politicians, over wildfires

Greek prosecutors have filed charges against 20 people over deadly wildfires in 2018. The accused, including the greater Athens regional authority chief, two local mayors, the former civil protection...

Egypt sentences senior official to 12 years over corruption

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced the deputy governor of the country's second-largest city to 12 years in prison on corruption charges. The Cairo criminal court also sente...

The Latest: Greek minister resigns in forest fire aftermath

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from Greece's forest fires (all times local): 6:00 p.m. Greece's public order minister has resigned in the aftermath...

Greece: Authorities to tear down illegal constructions

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's environment minister says authorities will start demolishing dozens of illegal constructions in the wider Athens region next week, in a crackdown on illegal building fol...

AP Exclusive: Kushner Cos. filed false NYC housing paperwork

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Kushner Cos. bought three apartment buildings in a gentrifying neighborhood of Queens in 2015, most of the tenants were protected by special rules that prevent developers from...

Prominent Russian environmentalist brutally beaten

MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent Russian environmental group says its leader has been brutally beaten. The Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus says Andrei Rudomakha was attacked on Th...