Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them back out to sea

DIKILI, Turkey (AP) — Shortly after reaching the Greek island of Lesbos, a group of Afghan migrants say, their hopes for a new life in Europe were cut short when Greek authorities rounded them up, mis...

At UN, China, Russia and US clash over pandemic responses

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China, the United States and Russia butted heads at the United Nations on Thursday over responsibility for the pandemic that has interrupted the world, trading allegations about ...

Venezuela's Maduro blasts US in speech to world leaders

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro blasted United States sanctions in his address to the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, while avoiding any mention of a report accusing hi...

Duterte gets rare praise for raising sea feud ruling at UN

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president got rare praises Wednesday from his key critics for invoking before the United Nations a 2016 arbitration ruling that invalidated China’s vast terri...

UK says no-deal Brexit could see 7,000-truck border queues

LONDON (AP) — The British government says there could be lines of 7,000 trucks at the English Channel and two-day waits to get into France immediately after the U.K. makes its economic break from the ...

Duterte strongly affirms Hague ruling on China at UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte fully and unequivocally affirmed his country's legal victory against China over the South China Sea during a speech before the Uni...

International sting on darknet drug trafficking networks

The European police agency Europol and the US Department of Justice (USDOJ) on Tuesday announced that international law enforcement agents had carried out 179 search warrants and arrested more than 17...

Russia's FM laments sanctions at UN amid tension with West

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister complained about countries using sanctions to meddle in the domestic affairs of other nations, telling the U.N. General Assembly that such penalties hamper an e...

Germany tells UK to 'stop playing games' on Brexit

German Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth said Britain's plans to override, or at least give itself the scope to override part of the deal it made with the EU in December, jeopardized the c...

Born to prevent war, UN at 75 faces a deeply polarized world

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations marked its 75th anniversary Monday with its chief urging leaders of an increasingly polarized, go-it-alone world to work together and preserve the organization...

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___ Soaring wealth during pandemic highlights rising inequality WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans’ household wealth rebounded last quarter to a record high as the stock m...

Ex-UK PM May slams Johnson's bid to break international law

LONDON (AP) — The British government on Monday won over some domestic political opponents of its plan to breach part of the Brexit divorce deal it agreed upon with the European Union — but not former ...

Greece says talks with Turkey on East Med could restart soon

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece and Turkey are close to reviving talks on a tense dispute over rights to exploit potential offshore natural gas deposits in the eastern Mediterranean, a Greek official sai...

US Space Force deploys to vast new frontier: Arabian Desert

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The newly formed U.S. Space Force is deploying troops to a vast new frontier: the Arabian Peninsula. Space Force now has a squadron of 20 airmen s...

Taiwan will 'definitely fire back' if fired upon by China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a recent wave of incursions by Chinese warplanes into Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), the Air Force is training its pilots not to take ...