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Macron reveals more torture by French army in Algeria war

PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron has met with four grandchildren of an Algerian independence fighter to tell them that Ali Boumendjel had been tortured and killed by French soldiers in 1957. ...

A New Vision: ‘Elevating the Everyday’ with Nina Hospitality

The uplifted brand introduces bespoke experiences that provide cosy comfort and hospitality excellence for locals and travellers alike #NinaLife HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 3 March 2021 - L'hote...

Biden brings no relief to tensions between US and China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden took office promising to move quickly to restore and repair America’s relations with the rest of the world, but one major nation has yet to see any U....

IS claims killing of 3 female media workers in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan, the latest in a spike in ta...

Taiwan's traditional shipbuilding expert shares story of 'Free China' junk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s foremost expert on traditional Ming (1368-1644) and Qing dynasty (1644-1912) ships recently shared the story of the “Free China” (自由中國號) junk wi...

Intense preparation paves way for pontiff to meet ayatollah

BAGHDAD (AP) — In Iraq’s holiest city, a pontiff will meet a revered ayatollah and make history with a message of coexistence in a place plagued by bitter divisions. One is the chie...

Virus variant races through Italy, especially among children

ROME (AP) — The variant of the coronavirus discovered in Britain is prevalent among Italy's infected schoolchildren and is helping to fuel a “robust” uptick in the curve of COVID-19 contagion in the c...

Cyprus Church says 'satanic' Eurovision entry must be yanked

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Orthodox Church of Cyprus on Tuesday called for the withdrawal of the country’s controversial entry into this year’s Eurovision song contest titled “El Diablo,” charging tha...

33 years later, Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall return to Zamunda

NEW YORK (AP) — When Eddie Murphy made the original “Coming to America,” he was, almost indisputably, the funniest man in America. Murphy was at the very height of his fame, coming ...

33 years later, Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall return to Zamunda

NEW YORK (AP) — When Eddie Murphy made the original “Coming to America,” he was, almost indisputably, the funniest man in America. Murphy was at the very height of his fame, coming ...

Bunny Wailer, reggae luminary and last Wailers member, dies

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Bunny Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving member of the legendary group The Wailers, died on Tuesday in his native Jamaica, according to his manager. He was 7...

Three women media workers shot dead in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three women who worked for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan were gunned down Tuesday in separate attacks, the news editor of the privately owned station sa...

Nashville music club owners recall night the music died

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When frantic messages started trickling in that a tornado had hit a beloved music venue in Nashville, Mike Grimes told himself it couldn't possibly be that bad. ...

COVID-19 pandemic fuels attacks on health workers globally

Two Nigerian nurses were attacked by the family of a deceased COVID-19 patient. One nurse had her hair ripped out and suffered a fracture. The second was beaten into a coma. Followin...

Police won't charge Australian minister accused of rape

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Police on Tuesday ruled out investigating an unnamed Australian Cabinet minister over an allegation that he raped a 16-year-old girl more than 30 years ago. ...