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Swedish TV show discusses Taiwan's pandemic prevention success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Swedish television program “Foreign Offices,” which covers current international affairs, on Tuesday (Feb. 23) aired a special episode discussing Taiwan’...

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca to miss EU vaccine delivery target in second quarter

The European Union is facing another hold-up in deliveries of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine. Representatives of the pharmaceutical company have apprised the European Union of possible product...

Indian climate activist granted bail over farmer protests

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Tuesday granted a 22-year-old climate activist bail, 10 days after she was detained on sedition charges for her alleged role in the creation of an online document i...

ATP Schedule

H-hard, C-clay, G-grass Jan. 4-13 2021 — Antalya Open, HO (Alex de Minaur) Jan. 4-13 2021 — Delray Beach Open, HO (Hubert Hurkacz) Jan. 9-17 2021 ...

Sweden charges man with spying for Russia

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors on Monday charged a 47-year-old man with spying for Russia by handing over information for several years to a Russian diplomat in return for money. ...

Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's art book hits bookstores

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The latest book by Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk to be translated into English is a departure for the celebrated Polish author. “The Lost Soul,” which comes ou...

Rebooted: Liensberger ends Shiffrin’s gold streak in slalom

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin had her winning streak in slalom at world championships ended by Katharina Liensberger on Saturday as the title returned to Austria after 10 years. ...

No bail for Indian climate activist over farmer protests

NEW DELHI (AP) — A 22-year-old Indian climate activist who is facing sedition charges for her alleged role in the creation of an online document intended to help amplify farmer protests did not get ba...

Indian activist Disha Ravi denied bail over protest 'toolkit'

The 22-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi was denied bail by a Delhi court on Saturday after she was arrested on sedition charges because of an online "toolkit" document intended to help p...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2021. There are 314 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 2...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic targeted with ethnic insults in Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Red Star Belgrade apologized to AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Friday after he was targeted with repeated ethnic insults from fans during a Europa League match that was...

Indian court orders climate activist to jail custody

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Friday ordered a 22-year-old climate activist to spend three days in jail under court custody in a case that critics say highlights a growing crackdown on dissent u...

Soccer official wants Champions League entry shared wider

GENEVA (AP) — With four places likely to be added to the Champions League starting in 2024, the president of the European Leagues group is working to ensure those extra spots go to smaller teams inste...

Conspiracy theories during coronavirus pandemic in Europe

Lockdowns, travel restrictions, closed schools — the coronavirus has dramatically changed daily life for people across Europe. And there may be unforeseen longer-term consequences for the polit...

Injury-hit Norway take gold in world skiing team event

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Most talk about the Norwegian ski team at the world championships has been about its many injured stars. On Wednesday, Norway made the headlines for w...