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Japan says 'concerned' US continues to fly Ospreys despite grounding request

TOKYO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Japan is concerned that the U.S. military is continuing to fly Osprey aircraft despite its request to ground them until their safety is confirmed after an accident this week, ...

A bombing at a checkpoint in Somalia killed at least 18 people, authorities say

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An explosives-laden vehicle detonated Saturday at a security checkpoint in the central Somalia city of Beledweyne, killing at least 18 people and wounding 40 others, authorit...

US pledges $100M to back proposed Kenyan-led multinational force to Haiti

NEW YORK (AP) — The Biden administration pledged $100 million on Friday to support a proposed Kenyan-led multinational force to restore security to conflict-ravaged Haiti and urged other nations to ma...

Germany and France: Still keen on joint defense projects?

The development of the Franco-German battle tank MGCS has taken a step forward this week. Army inspectors from both countries signed a document on the requirements for the joint main battle tank of th...

Afghans who recently arrived in US get temporary legal status from Biden administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Thursday it was giving temporary legal status to Afghan migrants who have already been living in the country for a little over a year. The...

Migrant workers rescued after fleeing police in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nantou police responded to allegations that migrant workers at a tea plantation were stealing jackfruit from a nearby orchard, leading three migrant workers to flee, with ...

Russia's Putin and Turkey's Erdogan set to meet amid efforts to repair Ukraine grain deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin will host Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks next week, the Kremlin announced Friday, just over six weeks after Moscow broke off a deal brokered by Ankara a...

Two years after fall of Kabul, tens of thousands of Afghans languish in limbo waiting for US visas

ISLAMABAD (AP) — When the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, Shukria Sediqi knew her days in safety were numbered. As a journalist who advocated for women's rights, she'd visited shelters and safe h...

Malians who thrived with arrival of UN peacekeeping mission fear economic fallout from its departure

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Nearly 10 years ago, Mariame Coulibaly Sangare lost everything when armed violence in northern Mali forced her to flee her home. Desperate for money, she saw an opportunity with th...

Hovercraft Market “Navigating Challenges”Analysis and Forecast for the Year | Market.us

Market Overview The study on the global Hovercraft Market examines the current competitive development of the market. The study covers all the essential market components that market participants need...

A temple elephant in Sri Lanka will be airlifted back to Thailand after allegations of neglect

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Veterinarians are preparing to airlift an Asian elephant from Sri Lanka back to its home country of Thailand this weekend after it spent more than two decades at a Buddhist t...

Berlin Airlift remembered 75 years on

Berlin Airlift 75 years on: When enemies became friends

When World War II ended in Europe on May 8, 1945, Germany lay in ruins. Many cities were landscapes of rubble following the defeat of Nazi Germany under Adolf Hitler, which had started the war and per...

What if things could turn out differently? How the multiverse got into our heads and didn't let go

“Let’s do things differently this time.” Those are the first words you hear at the beginning of this month’s “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,” an otherworldly meditation on multiple...

What if things could turn out differently? How the multiverse got into our heads and didn't let go

“Let’s do things differently this time.” Those are the first words you hear in this month’s “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,” an otherworldly meditation on multiple realities. The m...