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Djokovic responds to Alcaraz loss ahead of French Open

ROME (AP) — That loss to Carlos Alcaraz seems to have motivated Novak Djokovic to step up his game. Just in time, too. A week after his defeat to the 19-year-old Al...

Move Okinawa’s unwanted US military bases to Taiwan

May 15th is the 50th anniversary of Okinawa's reversion from American to Japanese rule. Okinawa's governor, Denny Tamaki, has called on all of Japan to debate how to reduce the number of U.S. ...

North Korea reports 15 more suspected COVID-19 deaths

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has confirmed 15 more deaths and hundreds of thousands of additional patients with fevers as it mobilizes more than a million health and other workers to try to s...

North Korea reports more deaths, says taking 'swift measures' against COVID outbreak

North Korea said on Sunday a total of 42 people had died as the country began its fourth day under a nationwide lockdown aimed at stopping the impoverished country's first confirmed COVID-19 outbr...

COVID: North Korea reports further deaths amid health crisis

North Korea has confirmed 15 more deaths from "fever" Sunday after leader Kim Jong Un said that a COVID-19 outbreak has thrust his country into "great turmoil." What do we know so...

North Korea confirms 21 new deaths as it battles COVID-19

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday reported 21 new deaths and 174,440 more people with fever symptoms as the country scrambles to slow the spread of COVID-19 across its unvaccinated pop...

G7 warn of global food crisis, vow indefinite supply of weapons for Ukraine

Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers on Saturday called on Russia to end its naval blockade of Ukrainian grain exports to avert a major humanitarian crisis. "Russia's war of aggression has ...

UN condemns killing of Palestinian-American journalist

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Friday night strongly condemned the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and called for “an immediate, thorough, transparent,...

Q&A: Becky G unveils every side of herself in latest album

NEW YORK (AP) — Becky G finds every bit of her represented in the songs of her new album, “Esquemas.” “I can feel the parts of me that feel empowered. I can feel the parts of me that...

N. Korea reports 6 deaths after admitting COVID-19 outbreak

Six people have died and 350,000 have been treated for a fever that has spread “explosively” across North Korea, state media said Friday, a day after the country acknowledged a COVID-19 ou...

UN humanitarian official urges attention to drought in Kenya

TURKANA, Kenya (AP) — A top United Nations humanitarian official has raised concern about people going hungry in a remote part of northern Kenya, joining calls for the international community to commi...

EXPLAINER: What's behind North Korea's COVID-19 admission?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Before acknowledging its first domestic COVID-19 cases, North Korea spent 2 1/2 years rejecting outside offers of vaccines and steadfastly claiming that its superior socialis...

N. Korea reports 6 deaths after admitting COVID-19 outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Six people have died and 350,000 have been treated for a fever that has spread “explosively” across North Korea, state media said Friday, a day after acknowledging a COVID-19...

Kim Jong Un lookalike disrupts Australian election campaign

SYDNEY (AP) — A man impersonating North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday disrupted the Australian election campaign when he burst into an event that Prime Minister Scott Morrison was attending with...

Russia's nuclear threat 'an attempt to intimidate NATO': former NATO chief Rasmussen

DW: From time to time, the Russians send out signals that they are willing to use nuclear weapons. Is this just propaganda, or is there a growing risk of these weapons being used strategically —...