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Mali army and French forces kill 100 extremists this month

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Mali’s army and French forces in the West African nation have killed at least 100 Islamic extremists so far this year, the army said Wednesday. The joint opera...

Taiwan's Military Police celebrate 89th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Military Police Command celebrated its 89th anniversary on Saturday (Jan. 16). A special celebration event was held at the Military Police Command Center...

Mexico publishes US evidence on ex-defense secretary

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico on Friday published 751 pages of evidence it received from the United States against Mexico’s former Defense Secretary, Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, whom U.S. prosecutors...

Deadly earthquake hits Indonesia's Sulawesi island

An earthquake struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island early on Friday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more. Several buildings collapsed, including at least one hotel, the Na...

Taiwan's Hehuanshan sees biggest snowfall of winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a cold wave continues to hammer Taiwan, Hehuanshan accumulated 6 centimeters of snow this morning (Jan. 11), marking the heaviest snowfall this winter. With frigid t...

They were experts in viruses, and now in pitfalls of fame

BOSTON (AP) — Dr. Ashish Jha started 2020 thousands of miles from home, taking a sabbatical in Europe from his academic post at Harvard. Then the coronavirus pandemic arrived in the U.S. ...

AP PHOTOS: War forces thousands of Ethiopians into Sudan

They took with them with donkeys and beds and motorcycles and colorful cloths that they now drape over pipes to create shelters. Others left their shoes behind as they crossed a river to safety. ...

Taiwan UBA basketball star, girlfriend die after making left turn on scooter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A star basketball player from the UBA (University Basketball Association) and his girlfriend perished in a car accident on Sunday (Dec. 20) in southern Taiwan. On Sunda...

The Latest: Northeast preps for impending major snow storm

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest developments on the winter storm moving across the Northeast (all times local): 11 a.m. NEW YORK — Restaurants across New York City are f...

Egypt says 40 militants killed in Sinai since September

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — The Egyptian military on Tuesday said forces have killed at least 40 militants over the past three months in raids and airstrikes against an Islamic insurgency in the northern p...

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to tighten his grip via election

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With the political opponents of President Nicolás Maduro boycotting Sunday's election for the National Assembly, his socialist party is expected to dominate the vote, giving ...

Snow snarls traffic in parts of Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The first snow of the season snarled traffic in parts of the Balkans on Wednesday as authorities warned motorists of slippery roads and doctors in Slovenia urged extra caution a...

British vlogger shares stories of getting outdoors in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British vlogger Richard Hazeldine is not only a big fan of Taiwanese cuisine, he is also enamored of the nation’s mountains and has committed to climbing its "1...

Japan automaker Honda reports profit rise despite pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Honda reported Friday that its profit rose 23% in the last quarter, despite a pandemic that has slammed businesses around the world. Tokyo-based Hond...

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___ Wall Street rallies ahead of a potentially turbulent week NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed higher Monday at the beginning of a potentially turbulent week for marke...