AP Weekly Sports Calendar

EDITORS: These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit: ...

New sensors monitor sick babies without wires blocking hugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Peek into any U.S. hospital's baby ICU, and you'll see sick and premature newborns covered in wired monitors that tear at fragile skin and make it hard for parents to cuddle their ki...

FIFA bans Mozambique official for 15 years for taking bribes

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA says its ethics judges banned a soccer official from Mozambique for 15 years in a bribery case. Sidio Jose Mugadza, who is currently media spokesman for the Mozamb...

Zimbabwe opposition official convicted of false declaration

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean court has convicted prominent opposition politician Tendai Biti for announcing that his party's leader won disputed elections held in July. Biti ...

Deadliest mining waste accidents around the world since 1962

The failure of dam holding iron mining waste in Brazil is one of the worst disasters of its kind in recent decades. A look at some of the deadliest mine waste accidents since the early 1960s: ...

FIFA cuts ban for Zambia official who took cash payments

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA says a former African player of the year and Confederation of African Football executive committee member had his ban for taking cash payments cut on appeal. FIFA'...

German minister calls for end to government plane breakdowns

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's development minister is demanding an end to breakdowns on government planes after a technical problem forced him to cancel a visit to Namibia. Germany's air f...

The Latest: South Africa, Zambia pressure Congo on vote

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's presidential election (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The presidents of South Africa and Zambia are urging Congo's elector...

70 percent of Southeast Asian citizens sceptical of China's Belt and Road Initiative

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Citizens of ASEAN countries believe their governments should take strict precautions when making deals as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Reuters ...

China's African debt-trap: Beijing prepares to seize Kenya's port of Mombasa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China may be preparing to seize some major assets in the African nation of Kenya, as a result of debt-trap diplomacy. African media reports that Kenya may soon be force...

Sun, snow and shirtless: Asia's Sports Photos of 2018

From scorching tennis courts in a summer Down Under, to the ice and snow of Pyeongchang, the surf and sand of Australia's Gold Coast and the humid, hectic heart of Jakarta, a rich diversity of Asia's ...

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Oosthuizen leads at South African Open, Els in contention

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open champion, led the South African Open by a shot after a 9-under 62 in the first round on Thursday. Oosthuizen, playing his ...

UN: New information could shed light on Hammarskjold crash

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. legal chief says new information has been received that could shed light on the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold on a peac...