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Tentative start to Turkey-Greece talks after year of strife

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The first high-level talks aimed at reducing tensions between Turkey and Greece in five years took place behind closed doors on Monday. The summit of senior off...

EU proposes more travel restrictions to stop virus variants

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive body proposed Monday that the bloc's 27 nations impose more travel restrictions to counter the worrying spread of new coronavirus variants but make sure ...

JBM (Healthcare) Limited to Be Spun Off from Jacobson Pharma Corporation Limited

Announces Details of Proposed Listing on Main Board of SEHK Highlights The fourth largest brand operator that carries both over-the-counter ("OTC") proprietary medicines and OTC proprietary Chines...

India, China soldiers brawl again along disputed frontier

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Chinese soldiers brawled last week along the countries' disputed border, Indian officials said Monday, as a monthslong standoff between the nuclear-armed rivals conti...

Another melee erupts on India-China border

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indian and Chinese troops clashed in the disputed border area of the Nathu La pass in India’s Sikkim state, where the situation was described as “tense but sta...

The Latest: Virus rules make for long lines at German border

BERLIN — German police say hundreds of cars and pedestrians are lining up at border crossings along the Czech-German border after Germany declared the Czech Republic a high risk area in the pandemic, ...

Witnesses: Eritrean soldiers loot, kill in Ethiopia's Tigray

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Eritrean soldiers' pockets clinked with stolen jewelry. Warily, Zenebu watched them try on dresses and other clothing looted from homes in a town in Ethiopia's embattled Tigr...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for November, December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Monday (Jan. 25). The winning number for ...

Heavy fighting erupts in Somali town near Kenyan border

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Heavy fighting has broken out in a Somali town near the Kenyan border between Somali forces and those from the state of Jubbaland as Somalia’s election troubles spill over in...

AP source: Biden to drop Trump's military transgender ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to issue an executive order to reverse a Pentagon policy that largely bars transgender individuals from joining the military, dumping a ban ordered by Pres...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 25, the 25th day of 2021. There are 340 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 25,...

India-China border: Troops clash in Sikkim — local media

Indian and Chinese troops clashed in the northern Sikkim border region on January 20, Indian media reported on Monday. The skirmish left soldiers injured on both sides, Indian military officials were...

Greek socialist ex-minister Valyrakis, 77, found dead at sea

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Sifis Valyrakis, a former minister and resistance fighter against Greece’s 1967-74 military dictatorship who twice made daring escapes, was found dead at sea Sunday night. He was...

19 burned bodies found near Mexico-US border town

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have found 19 shot and burned bodies near a town across the Rio Grande from Texas in an area that has seen violent territorial disputes betw...

Why Biden's immigration plan may be risky for Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is confronting the political risk that comes with grand ambition. As one of his first acts, Biden offered a sweeping immigration overhaul last w...