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‘Shocking and horrifying’: Israel destroys AP office in Gaza

An Israeli airstrike on Saturday destroyed a high-rise building that housed The Associated Press office in the Gaza Strip, despite repeated urgent calls from the news agency to the military to halt th...

Medics: 200 Palestinians hurt in Al-Aqsa clashes with police

JERUSALEM (AP) — A night of heavy clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and elsewhere in Jerusalem, where tensions have soared in recent weeks, left more than ...

US envoy in Sudan in a bid to resolve Ethiopia’s dam dispute

CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. envoy for the Horn of Africa was in Sudan on Friday, the latest stop on his tour of the region aimed at resolving the decade-long dispute over Ethiopia’s massive dam on the Nile ...

Asia Today: Fiji sequesters hospital staff after COVID death

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The military and police in the Pacific nation of Fiji have surrounded and locked down a major hospital amid concerns of a growing virus outbreak. Heal...

US, Japan, South Korea diplomats review North Korea strategy

LONDON (AP) — The United States, Japan and South Korea are plowing ahead with efforts to push North Korea back to nuclear negotiations despite the North's rejection of any such pressure. ...

Exclusive: China plans to revive strategic Pacific airstrip, Kiribati lawmaker says

SYDNEY (Reuters) - China has drawn up plans to upgrade an airstrip and bridge on one of Kiribati’s remote islands about 3,000 km southwest of Hawaii, lawmakers told Reuters, in a bid to revive a...

US halts Mexico shrimp imports on sea turtle concerns

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico said Friday it will try to regain U.S. certification for shrimp exports, after the country lost its registration because of inadequate protections for sea turtles. ...

US-mediated Lebanon-Israel talks on border at sea to resume

BEIRUT (AP) — Months after they stalled, indirect talks between Lebanon and Israel over their disputed maritime border are to resume next week, a U.S.-mediating team said. Resolving ...

Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking

SECACO, Burkina Faso (AP) — For months, human traffickers beat and drugged Blessing, hauling the 27-year-old from one gold mine encampment to the next, where each night she was forced to sleep with do...

Growth in Burkina Faso gold mining fuels human trafficking

SECACO, Burkina Faso (AP) — For months, human traffickers beat and drugged Blessing, hauling the 27-year-old from one gold mine encampment to the next, where each night she was forced to sleep with do...

Aid group: Returned migrants crowd camp near Texas border

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Around 400 migrants expelled from the United States have camped out in a plaza in the dangerous Mexican border city of Reynosa, the aid group Doctors Without Borders said Thursday. ...

'Clean out our insides': Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia has swept up thousands of ethnic Tigrayans into detention centers across the country on accusations that they are traitors, often holding them for months and without cha...

Dubai police arrest attackers in massive brawl that killed 3

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai have arrested 10 suspects in a massive knife fight that killed three people, authorities said Wednesday, a relatively rare outburst of violence in th...

Over 20 US lawmakers back Taiwan's entry into WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two dozen U.S. congressmen took to social media Tuesday (April 27) to call for Taiwan's participation in the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA). On Tuesday, over ...

EXPLAINER: How come nations' climate targets don't compare?

WASHINGTON (AP) — This week's climate change summit features lots of talk from different nations about their goals for reducing carbon emissions. But in the weird world of national climate pledges, nu...