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France's Republicans pick a woman as presidential candidate

PARIS (AP) — Valérie Pécresse, the head of the Paris region and a former conservative minister, has been chosen to run in France's presidential race next year as The Republicans party candidate, a dec...

Babar Azam half-century helps Pakistan recover vs Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Skipper Babar Azam hit a half-century to help Pakistan recover from early trouble and reach 161-2 against Bangladesh on the opening day of the second test, which was halted se...

Pakistan: Mob lynches Sri Lankan over alleged blasphemy

A crowd of people took part in an apparent lynching in northeast Pakistan on Friday, beating a Sri Lankan man to death and then burning his body, police said. Pakistan daily Dawn said he worked as th...

Libyan court says Gadhafi's son can run for president

CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan court ruled Thursday that a son of the late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi can compete in upcoming presidential elections, overturning a decision by the country's top electoral ...

Unique effort reopens girls' schools in an Afghan province

HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) — High school girls are sitting at home almost everywhere in Afghanistan, forbidden to attend class by the Taliban rulers. But there’s one major exception. Fo...

German court convicts ex-IS member in Yazidi girl's death

BERLIN (AP) — In a landmark trial, a former member of the Islamic State group was found guilty of genocide by a German court Tuesday over the death of a 5-year-old Yazidi girl he had purchased as a sl...

Zemmour, French far-right pundit, launches presidential run

PARIS (AP) — A far-right former TV pundit with multiple hate-speech convictions officially entered the race for France's presidency on Tuesday and warned his supporters that they will likely be called...

Pakistan beats Bangladesh by 8 wickets in 1st cricket test

CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Opener Abid Ali missed out on back-to-back centuries by nine runs but Pakistan comfortably chased down a 202-run target to beat Bangladesh by eight wickets on Tuesday in ...

Libya: UN following attempts to thwart electoral process

CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations expressed concerns Monday over the forced closure of a Libya appeals court that is meant to decide whether the son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi can run for pres...

Pakistan closes in on victory in 1st test with Bangladesh

CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi claimed 5-32 as Pakistan closed in on victory in the first cricket test against Bangladesh on Monday. Afridi’s fourth fi...

Upholding Malaysian constitutional law from going down the slippery slope

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 29 November 2021 - Malaysian law firm Surenda Ananth Advocates & Solicitors issues a statement today on the constitutional law impact on Malaysia and M...

Interfaith love a risk amid India's Hindu nationalist surge

BELAGAVI, India (AP) — Arbaz Mullah’s love story began, as romances often do, when he first laid eyes on the woman of his dreams, Shweta Kumbhar. Over nearly three years, their cour...

Messi assists help PSG top Saint-Etienne; Neymar injured

PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi had three assists in a 3-1 win over 10-man Saint-Etienne on Sunday to help Paris Saint-Germain extend its lead atop the French league to 12 points but the victory was marred ...

Bangladesh leads Pakistan by 83 runs after day 3 of 1st test

CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Pakistan's fast bowlers reduced Bangladesh to 39-4 in its second innings at the end of day three on Sunday to leave the first cricket test evenly poised. ...

UN decries attack on court in Libya ahead of national vote

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission in Libya condemned on Friday an attack by armed men on an appeals court as it was set to re-examine an earlier decision that disqualified the son of longtime dictator Moa...