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'God have mercy': Tigray residents describe life under siege

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — As food and the means to buy it dwindled in a city under siege, the young mother felt she could do no more. She killed herself, unable to feed her children. In ...

Caracal cat owner ticketed, ordered to find them new home

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit woman has been ordered to find another home for her four African caracals after one of the wild cats spent hours on the loose after escaping its enclosure ea...

EU-UK talks, fishing threat kick Brexit back into high gear

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brexit brawl kicked into high gear Friday on sticking points over Northern Ireland and French fishing, coming almost a year after a deal on a free trade agreement was supposed to h...

Coast Guard: California oil spill likely 25,000 gallons

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The amount of crude oil spilled in an offshore pipeline leak in Southern California is believed to be close to 25,000 gallons, or only about one-fifth of what officials...

UK extends visas to overseas butchers amid labor shortage

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s government said Thursday it will allow up to 800 more foreign butchers work in the U.K. on temporary visas, after farmers said a labor shortage in meat processing has caused th...

Elephant kills South African man in Zimbabwe's Mana Pools

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A 71-year old South African tourist was trampled to death by an elephant “in full view” of his son at Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park, the country’s parks agency said Thurs...

AP PHOTOS: Concern grows over makeshift Bosnia migrant camp

VELIKA KLADUSA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Hundreds of migrants — including small children, babies and elderly people — have camped out in northwest Bosnia, braving worsening weather and tough Croatian...

Great Brexit brawl: EU offers to improve N Ireland deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — The great Brexit brawl headed into its next standoff Wednesday when European Union concessions to improve trade in Northern Ireland were likely to be deemed insufficient by the United ...

National Taiwan University launches smart hog farming project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taiwan University (NTU) is using technology to improve the efficiency of hog farming and cut its impact on the environment, reports said Wednesday (Oct. 13). T...

Food Biotechnology Market 2021 | Present Scenario and Growth Prospects 2031

In recent years, immense economic growth in the global Food Biotechnology market has been observed, with a comprehensive accumulation of valuable and actionable insights. The Food Biotechnology market...

China pledges $230 million for biodiversity fund at UN meet

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday pledged about $230 million to establish a fund to protect biodiversity in developing countries. President Xi Jinping, speaking by video to a U.N. con...

Baby squirrel becomes influencer at south Taiwan school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a baby squirrel fell from the trees and landed on a student’s shoe at Kaohsiung’s Ruifeng Elementary School on Sept. 30, a teacher volunteered to care fo...

The Latest: Report says UK waited too long for lockdown

LONDON — A U.K. parliamentary report has concluded that Britain’s Conservative government waited too long to impose a lockdown early in the COVID-19 pandemic. The report Tuesday say...

Number of children crossing Darien Gap hits record high

BUCARAMANGA, Colombia (AP) — The number of minors who risked their lives to cross the Darien Gap, the inhospitable stretch of land that separates Colombia and Panama, reached a record high between Jan...

Thousands march in Brussels to demand tougher climate action

BRUSSELS (AP) — Dressed as endangered fish or tigers or wearing toy polar bears on their heads, demonstrators marched through Brussels on Sunday to push world leaders to take bolder action to fight cl...