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Visitors tiptoe through the tulips in Dutch virus test

LISSE, Netherlands (AP) — Finally, after bleak winter months of a coronavirus lockdown, springtime shoots of hope emerged Friday as restrictions were relaxed at a Dutch flower garden and other public ...

Blogger HandKevinSome dies in eastern Taiwan train derailment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young blogger on Monday (April 5) was confirmed to be among those who perished in the deadly train derailment that took place at the start of the Tomb Sweeping Festival ...

Myanmar protesters take up Easter eggs, junta hunts celebrities

Opponents of military rule in Myanmar made the Easter egg a symbol of defiance on Sunday, posting pictures of eggs with slogans after a night of candle-lit vigils across the country to remember those ...

Taiwan, Palau launch coronavirus travel bubble

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan and the tiny Pacific island nation of Palau launched a coronavirus travel bubble Thursday to promote tourism, in recognition of their success in stamping out the pandemic ...

Foreign nationals urge more accessibility to nature trails in Taiwan

A group of foreign nationals, including foreign representatives, visited a nature trail in the mountain forests of Taipingshan, on Saturday, where they urged greater international exchanges and access...

Polish writer on trial for insulting President Andrzej Duda

President Andrzej Duda has been called many things: a "puppet," a "ballpoint pen" for signing all the bills put before him by Poland's governing Law and Justice (PiS) party, a ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 23, the 82nd day of 2021. There are 283 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 21-27

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 21-27: March 21: Actor Kathleen Widdoes (“As the World Turns”) is 82. Singer-guitarist Keith Potger of The Seekers is 80. Actor Marie-Christ...

Kuwait's #MeToo moment: Women denounce harassment, violence

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abrar Zenkawi was cruising toward the beach in Kuwait City when she saw a man waving and smiling in her rearview mirror. Elsewhere, this may have b...

Is the Kremlin scared of a group of TikTok bloggers?

A song blares on loop as two young women practice their dance moves, moving in synch. Around the living room, around 10 people perch on white and gold baroque-style wooden furniture and stare at their...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 10 The Virginian Pilot & Daily Press on marking one year since the ...

COVID bill to deliver big health insurance savings for many

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several million people stand to save hundreds of dollars in health insurance costs, or more, under the Democratic coronavirus relief legislation on track to pass Congress. ...

Microsoft server hack has victims hustling to stop intruders

BOSTON (AP) — Victims of a massive global hack of Microsoft email server software — estimated in the tens of thousands by cybersecurity responders — hustled Monday to shore up infected systems and try...

COVID bill to deliver big health insurance savings for many

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several million people stand to save hundreds of dollars in health insurance costs, or more, under the Democratic coronavirus relief legislation on track to pass Congress. ...

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya: How she took on an authoritarian leader despite her fears

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya was a political unknown just one year ago. Today, she has become the leader of the biggest protest movement in Belarus since the country gained independence. The wave of actio...