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Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's son cleared of drug charges

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan’s son was cleared on Friday in a drug case involving a party on a luxury cruise ship, with no evidence showing he possessed banned drugs or was invol...

China's foreign minister starts Pacific tour in the Solomons

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi and a 20-strong delegation arrived in the Solomon Islands Thursday at the start of an eight-nation tour that comes amid growing concerns...

Brazil's Bolsonaro to attend Americas Summit after doubts

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has decided to attend the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles next month and plans to meet with U.S. President Joe Biden, close allies of t...

Hungary proposes removing Russian oil embargo from EU agenda

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — European Union efforts to impose an embargo on Russian oil faced more roadblocks Wednesday as Hungarian officials said they would not back the plan in its current form and rec...

Asymmetric warfare does not equal asymmetric weapons

Recent reports coming out of the White House, Department of State (DOS), and Department of Defense (DOD) stated that Taiwan should focus weapons purchases on “asymmetric weapons.” This art...

Ukrainian tennis player laments lack of support in her sport

PARIS (AP) — Words such as “invasion" and “politics,” “ban” and “boycott,” are suddenly a part of the daily discourse in tennis, as in many segments of society, really, and for Ukrainian pro player Le...

Biden risks troubled Americas summit in Los Angeles

WASHINGTON (AP) — While President Joe Biden travels in Asia, his administration is scrambling to salvage next month’s summit focused on Latin America. The Summit of the Americas, whi...

Australia replaces Russia to host swimming's 25-meter worlds

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Australia replaced Russia as host of swimming’s short-course world championships in December, the sport’s governing body FINA said Friday. Melbourne will...

Exiled Russian director returns to Cannes, decries war

CANNES, France (AP) — The last two times the Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov had films playing at the Cannes Film Festival, he couldn't attend. He was under a travel ban in Russia as part of a ...

Analysis: Condolence calls from elite show UAE ruler's power

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Coming from around the globe, airplanes carrying world leaders have landed in the capital of the United Arab Emirates to offer condolences for the death of the count...

Guatemala leader won't attend summit in LA after US critique

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said Tuesday he will not attend the Summit of the Americas next month in Los Angeles, following criticism from the Biden administration ...

Turkish president in UAE to pay respects, deepening detente

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Turkey's president visited the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday to pay respects to the federation's late ruler and congratulate his successor, deepening a rapprocheme...

Western companies have 50 bad ways to leave Russia

Multinationals have few good options when it comes to Russia. President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and the resulting sanctions have given many Western companies financial, legal and mo...

Musk's China ties add potential risks to Twitter purchase

BEIJING (AP) — Elon Musk's ties to China through his role as electric car brand Tesla's biggest shareholder could add complexity to his bid to buy Twitter. Other companies that want ...

No. 2 Medvedev back on ATP tour after Wimbledon ban

GENEVA (AP) — Watching the recent news from Ukraine is “very upsetting," No. 2-ranked tennis player Daniil Medvedev said Sunday of the war that led Wimbledon organizers to ban him and other Russians f...