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US-backed fighters chase IS gunmen near prison in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led fighters advanced slowly Saturday under the cover of U.S.-led coalition air power in Syria's northeast. Intense clashes with Islamic State militants took place around a priso...

Australia delivers water, telecommunications aid to Tonga

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Three flights from Australia carrying food, water, medical supplies and telecommunications equipment landed in Tonga on Saturday, as the Pacific nation continues to grapple ...

'Minor incursion' by Russia could complicate West's response

WASHINGTON (AP) — Short of an all-out invasion, Russian President Vladimir Putin could take less dramatic action in Ukraine that would vastly complicate a U.S. and allied response. He might carry out ...

Cautious optimism as US and Russia 'on path to understanding each other's Ukraine positions'

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Geneva for a new round of high-stakes security talks focused on averting the crisis in Ukraine. Though expectati...

At least 17 killed in road crash explosion in western Ghana

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — At least 17 people were killed and dozens more injured when a vehicle carrying mining explosives blew up after colliding with a motorcycle in western Ghana, officials said Friday. ...

US sanctions Ukrainian officials accused of helping Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department levied new sanctions Thursday against four Ukrainian officials, including two current members of parliament who administration officials say are part of ...

Biden issues new warning to Russia over invading Ukraine

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden said Thursday that any Russian troop movements across Ukraine’s border would constitute an invasion and that Moscow would “pay a heavy price” for such an action....

Groups: 6 killed in rocket attack on northern town in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — A rocket attack on a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters killed six civilians and wounded over a dozen people on Thursday, Syrian rescuers and a war moni...

Cardiology Defibrillators Devices Market Share 2022, Size Estimation, Industry Demand, Growth Strategies, Latest Trend and Forecast to 2027

Report Ocean presents a new report on cardiology defibrillator devices market size, share, growth, industry trends, and forecast 2027, covering various industry elements and growth trends helpful for ...

Biden year one takeaways: Grand ambitions, humbling defeats

Joe Biden's long arc in public life has always had one final ambition: to sit behind the Resolute Desk of the Oval Office. He achieved it — albeit, at 78, as the oldest person to ass...

Fire breaks out at Grand Hyatt Taipei, no casualties reported

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire broke out at Grand Hyatt Taipei on Monday afternoon (Jan. 17), and the fire was put out about 15 minutes later, with no casualties reported. CNA reported that th...

Military flights sent to assess damage from Pacific volcano

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga on Monday to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific i...

Man in south Taiwan arrested for series of furniture fires

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After three fires were reported in Kaohsiung within the span of an hour on Sunday evening (Jan. 16), the police arrested a man who had allegedly set fire to discarded furn...

Lebanon faces internet service interruption amid fuel crisis

BEIRUT (AP) — Internet services were disrupted in Lebanon on Sunday because of diesel shortages, according to the state provider, adding another essential service to the list of casualties of the coun...

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, rais...