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Sri Lankan ex-president who fled homeland arrives in Bangkok

BANGKOK (AP) — Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who last month fled anti-government protests in his country, arrived in Thailand on Thursday night on a flight from Singapore, where he h...

Greece: Dozens still missing after migrant boat sinks

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a search and rescue operation is ongoing for a second day for dozens of migrants missing after the boat they were on sank in rough seas off a southeastern G...

Scenes of desperation as migrant ship sinks during rescue

ABOARD THE ASTRAL (AP) — A Spanish maritime rescue group and the Italian coast guard helped pull some 40 people from the Mediterranean Sea to safety after their overcrowded wooden boat capsized during...

China renews Taiwan threats, island cites 'wishful thinking'

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday renewed its threat to attack Taiwan following almost a week of war games near the island. Taiwan has called Beijing's claims to the self-governing democracy “wishful t...

NEFIN Group Enters Singapore with A Goal to Invest SGD$100million In Upcoming 5 Years

Partnering with Tuas Power Supply is the First Step in Materializing the Long-term Commitment into Singapore. There are more strategic partnerships in the pipeline this year.SINGAPORE - Media OutReac...

Cyprus protests meeting of Azerbaijan, Turkish Cypriot heads

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The foreign ministry of Cyprus said Thursday it’s lodging formal protests against a meeting between the leader of the ethnically split island nation's breakaway Turkish Cypriots...

‘China threatens Taiwan every day’ says legislator on Australian news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Wang Ting-yu (王定宇) appeared on Australia Broadcasting Corporation’s China Tonight show with Stan Grant on Wednesday (Au...

Social media model arrested in Hawaii on murder charge

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Law enforcement in Hawaii on Wednesday arrested social media model Courtney Clenney on a charge of second-degree murder with a deadly weapon. Hawaii County police...

Biden begins summer vacation with family in South Carolina

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — President Joe Biden arrived in South Carolina on Wednesday to begin what is expected to be at least a seven-day vacation with members of his family. The fi...

U.S. rethinks steps on China tariffs in wake of Taiwan response: Reuters

China's war games around Taiwan have led Biden administration officials to recalibrate their thinking on whether to scrap some tariffs or potentially impose others on Beijing, setting those option...

New Zealand batter Taylor makes racism claim in new book

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Recently retired test batsman Ross Taylor says in an autobiography released Thursday that he experienced racism during his 16-year career in New Zealand cricket. ...

Business Highlights: Inflation data, social media controls

___ Lower prices offer Americans slight reprieve from inflation WASHINGTON (AP) — Falling prices for gas, airline tickets and clothes gave Americans a little bit of...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 8 The Wall Street Journal on Trump's Senate nominees: Donald Trump now has t...

Sri Lanka introduces reform bill to clip presidential powers

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's justice minister submitted a proposed constitutional amendment to Parliament on Wednesday that would clip the powers of the president, a key demand of protesters ...

WHO: COVID-19 deaths fall overall by 9%, infections stable

LONDON (AP) — The number of coronavirus deaths fell by 9% in the last week while new cases remained relatively stable, according to the latest weekly pandemic report released by the World Health Organ...