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Destruction everywhere, help scarce after Afghanistan quake

GAYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — When the ground heaved from last week’s earthquake in Afghanistan, Nahim Gul’s stone-and-mud house collapsed on top of him. He clawed through the rubble in ...

As summit host, Spain urges NATO to watch its southern flank

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — While Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is certain to dominate an upcoming NATO summit in Madrid, Spain and other member nations are quietly pushing the Western alliance to consider...

Israeli PM convenes Cabinet before parliament is dissolved

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett convened what is likely his last Cabinet meeting as premier on Sunday, with parliament expected to dissolve itself this week, triggering ...

'I will only recognize one China called Taiwan': Guatemela president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During an interview, Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei told LatAm Investor that he will only recognize Taiwan as the only “China” during his presidency...

Ecuador's government lifts state of emergency amid protests

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso on Saturday lifted a state of emergency he'd imposed in six provinces amid an Indigenous-led strike, a surprise move that came as lawmakers i...

Commonwealth ends summit with call for action on climate change, trade

The newly-expanded Commonwealth made broad commitments on Saturday to address climate change and boost trade, concluding a summit aimed at shoring up the relevance of a group that evolved from the Bri...

Iran and EU say Vienna nuke talks will resume in coming days

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The European Union and Iran agreed on Saturday to resume negotiations in Vienna in the coming days over Tehran's tattered nuclear deal with world powers. The agre...

Vice foreign minister highlights Taiwan-Lithuania friendship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuania has resolutely stood with Taiwan despite Chinese bullying and economic coercion, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Tseng Ho-jen (曾厚仁) said during a lunch...

Yellen to visit South Korea, discuss sanctions on North -sources

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will visit South Korea next month for talks on rising inflation and possible further sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear program, sources familiar with the m...

Bulgarian lawmakers vote to unblock N Macedonia's EU bid

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria’s parliament voted Friday to lift a veto that has long blocked European Union membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania, raising fresh hopes that the blo...

Ukrainians cheer nation's EU candidacy amid wartime woes

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The European Union's decision to make Ukraine a candidate for EU membership offered war-weary Ukrainians a morale boost and hope of a more secure future Friday as the country's mi...

UN chief warns of 'catastrophe' from global food shortage

BERLIN (AP) — The head of the United Nations warned Friday that the world faces “catastrophe” because of the growing shortage of food around the globe. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio...

Ukrainians withdrawing from embattled Sievierodonetsk

Ukraine signalled on Friday its troops were withdrawing from the city of Sievierodonetsk, the scene of weeks of intense bombardments and street fighting, in a move that would be a significant setback ...

Israeli FM thanks Turkey for foiling attacks on Israelis

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday thanked Turkish authorities for their cooperation in allegedly foiling attacks against Israeli citizens in Turkey, and warned Isra...

Pope orders online release of WWII-era Pius XII Jewish files

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has ordered the online publication of 170 volumes of its Jewish files from the recently opened Pope Pius XII archives, the Vatican announced Thursday, amid renewed debate abou...