AP Interview: Egypt says UN must stop Ethiopia on dam fill

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt wants the United Nations Security Council to “undertake its responsibilities” and prevent Ethiopia from starting to fill its massive, newly built hydroelectric dam on the Nile River...

AP Interview: Ethiopia to fill disputed dam, deal or no deal

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — It’s a clash over water usage that Egypt calls an existential threat and Ethiopia calls a lifeline for millions out of poverty. Just weeks remain before the filling of Afr...

Black Lives Matter spurs scrutiny of Dutch colonial past

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The 17th century has gone down in Dutch history as the Golden Age, when unprecedented trading wealth helped fund the likes of artists Rembrandt van Rijn and Johannes Vermeer. ...

French President Macron says he stands firmly against racism, but that France won't remove colonial-era statues

PARIS (AP) — French President Macron says he stands firmly against racism, but that France won't remove colonial-era statues.

Legacy of late Italian journalist stained by colonial past

MILAN (AP) — Milan’s mayor on Sunday resisted calls to remove a statue from a public park of a late Italian journalist who had acknowledged having had a 12-year-old Eritrean bride during Italy’s colon...

Protesters try to seize African artwork from Paris museum

PARIS (AP) — Activists dislodged a 19th century African funeral pole from its perch in a Paris museum Friday and tried to walk away with it, saying they wanted to return it to Africa in a protest agai...

Tunisian parliament rejects bid for French colonial apology

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — After a heated, 14-hour debate, Tunisia’s parliament on Wednesday rejected a motion calling on France to apologize for crimes permitted during the colonial era and pay reparation...

UK's Johnson pledges to let in Hong Kong citizens if needed

HONG KONG (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that the United Kingdom stands ready to open the door to almost 3 million Hong Kong citizens as the city's leader arrived...

UK's Johnson pledges to let in Hong Kong citizens if needed

HONG KONG (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that the United Kingdom stands ready to open the door to almost 3 million Hong Kong citizens as the city's leader arrived in Beijin...

Tanzania opposition leader banned from comment ahead of vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Tanzanian court has found an opposition leader guilty of sedition and banned him from making public statements for one year, just months ahead of the presidential election. ...

Largest Japanese-style barn in central Taiwan to undergo facelift

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An historic barn in central Taiwan is embarking on a renovation project that will transform it into an art venue and a new landmark as a tourist attraction. Operated by...

Venezuelan crown jewel rum distillery takes on coronavirus

LA VICTORIA, Venezuela (AP) — The Santa Teresa distillery in Venezuela has lifted spirits for generations with its amber-red rum, famous around the world for being slowly sipped over ice or mixed into...

Hong Kong opposition politician arrested over online posting

HONG KONG (AP) — An opposition politician in Hong Kong has been arrested over an online post criticizing a policeman who blinded a journalist in one eye during anti-government protests last year, loca...

Photo of the Day: 'Memory' of old Taiwanese homes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist working in the U.S. painted this nostalgic scene of old homes in Taiwan on Jan. 29. The painter, Ruby Wang (@rubywangart), a 28-year-old Taiwanese co...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CRUISE PASSENGERS AWAIT VIRUS TEST RESULTS Coronavirus test results are ex...