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EXPLAINER: What's the impact of a Russian debt default?

Russia is poised to default on its foreign debt for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution more than a century ago, further alienating the country from the global financial system following san...

EXPLAINER: G7 provides forum for like-minded democracies

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — In 1975, leaders of the world’s wealthy democracies gathered to deal with an energy crisis sparked by a war and rampant inflation. Those same sore points are bedeviling their suc...

AP PHOTOS: Israel's separation barrier, 20 years on

JERUSALEM (AP) — Twenty years after Israel decided to build its controversial separation barrier, the network of walls, fences and closed military roads remains in place, even as any partition of the ...

4 killed when stands collapse during Colombian bullfight

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Part of the wooden stands collapsed during a bullfight in central Colombia Sunday, sending spectators plunging to the ground and killing at least four people and injuring hundr...

To combat coral bleaching, Kenya turns to reef nurseries

WASINI, Kenya (AP) — Minutes away from the Kenyan mainland, the densely forested island of Wasini is one of several starting lines for coral reef restoration efforts in the western Indian Ocean. On a ...

EXPLAINER: What's the impact of a Russian debt default?

Russia is poised to default on its foreign debt for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, further alienating the country from the global financial system following sanctions imposed over...

Mayers heads West Indies turnabout to lead Bangladesh by 106

GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia (AP) — West Indies started the day 167 runs behind Bangladesh and finished it 106 runs ahead in the second test at Daren Sammy Stadium on Saturday. Allrounder...

Deadly quake a new blow to Afghans reeling from poverty

GAYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s deadly earthquake this week struck one of the poorest corners of a country that has been hollowed out by increasing poverty. Even as more aid arrived Saturday, ...

Thunderstorm fells 20-meter-tall tree in Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second day in a row, thunderstorms in Taipei City were marked by the collapse of a 20-meter tall tree on a major road in the capital, reports said Saturday (June 2...

Inflation sparks global wave of protests for higher pay, aid

Rising food costs. Soaring fuel bills. Wages that are not keeping pace. Inflation is plundering people's wallets, sparking a wave of protests and workers’ strikes around the world. ...

Lindor homers, knocks in 4 as Mets top Marlins 5-3

MIAMI (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered, doubled and drove in four runs to lead the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Friday night. Mark Canha also went deep and Taijuan Walk...

Jury takes fraud case against Elizabeth Holmes's ex-partner

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The fate of hard-nosed technology executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani is now in the hands of a jury that will weigh criminal charges alleging he joined disgraced Theranos CEO Eliz...

Business Highlights: Wall Street rally, airlines' criticism

___ Stocks rally, driving Wall Street to a rare winning week NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks racked up more gains on Wall Street Friday, as the S&P 500 had its best day ...

'We've done our part': End of Roe brings answer to prayer

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — There is a prayer Tanya Britton has said in the hazy first moments of morning and in the stillness of the night. She’s said it on her knees before her church’s gold tabernacle and...

Best Mart 360 Holdings Limited Announces FY2021/22 Annual Results; Core Net profit Surged Significantly by 121.0% YoY; Proposed a final dividend of HK$8.0 cents per share

Highlights: Revenue increased by 21.8% to approximately HK$1,983.5million. Gross profit increased by 28.4% to approximately HK$667.7 million. Operating profit increased by...