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Kosovo: New currency regulation angers Serb minority

Since the beginning of February, the people of Kosovo are no longer supposed to use the Serbian dinar to make payments. Instead, the government wants all citizens — including those in predominan...

Indonesia election: What to expect from Prabowo Subianto?

Prabowo Subianto, a former-general-turned-defense minister, is set to become Indonesia's next president after taking a huge lead in unofficial results and declaring victory in Wednesday's gene...

Taiwan advises against usage of Chinese 'energy sticks' among schoolchildren

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Authorities in Taiwan are issuing warnings about the growing trend of using inhaler nasal sticks from China, particularly among schoolchildren. These products, often re...

Lukashenko's personality cult: anything but humble

Belarusian schoolchildren visit places associated with Alexander Lukashenko, the state film studio "Belarusfilm" is planning a movie about the strongman, and the ministry of justice has regi...

One year on: Life in Russian annexed eastern Ukraine

Russia is celebrating the first anniversary of the annexation of Ukraine's Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regionson September 30. The Kremlin is flaunting its land grab using entirely ...

Clinton Global Initiative will launch network to provide new humanitarian aid to Ukrainians

NEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis urged all people to do their part to address the world's problems, especially climate change and the care of children, to open The Clinton Global Initiative Monday in New ...

Vaccine skeptics dominate South Carolina pandemic preparation meeting as COVID-19 cases rise

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A meeting Tuesday of South Carolina lawmakers considering how to best counter future pandemics was dominated by vaccine skeptics pushing concerns about COVID-19 immunizations tha...

Metalloinvest Opens Its Green Metallurgy Enterprises to Tourists

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Media OutReach - 11 September 2023 - Metalloinvest, a pioneer of green metallurgy in Russia, has opened its enterprises for industrial tourism. This endeavour holds significant appea...

King Charles III shows his reign will be more about evolution than revolution after year on the job

LONDON (AP) — Don’t rock the boat. A year after the death of Queen Elizabeth II triggered questions about the future of the British monarchy, King Charles III’s reign has been marked mor...

Vivek Ramaswamy takes center stage, plus other key moments from the first Republican debate

Former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis have dominated the Republican presidential nomination fight for much of the year. Neither dominated the debate stage Wednesday night. ...

The first 2024 Republican presidential debate is in the books. Here's what happened

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Follow along for live updates on the first 2024 Republican presidential debate. The field's early front-runner, Donald Trump, skipped the event and conducted an interview with Tucker ...

Pakistani children rescued from a broken cable car say they repeatedly feared they would die

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Schoolchildren who were rescued from a broken cable car dangling high above a valley in Pakistan said Wednesday they repeatedly feared they were about to die during the 16-ho...

India readies for Chandrayaan-3 moon landing

India was poised to make history as the first nation to land on the moon's south polar region on Wednesday afternoon. The Chandrayaan-3, meaning "moon vehicle" in Hindi and Sanskrit, wa...

Guatemalan presidential candidate Sandra Torres leans on conservative values, opposing gay marriage

SAN JUAN SACATEPEQUEZ, Guatemala (AP) — Over the past decade, Guatemalan presidential candidate Sandra Torres has been drifting rightward on the political spectrum as she repeatedly has tried to win t...

Deaths from IS bombing at Islamist rally in Pakistan rise to 63 after more wounded people die

KHAR, Pakistan (AP) — The death toll from the weekend suicide bombing at a rally of a pro-Taliban Islamist party in Pakistan jumped to 63, doctors said Wednesday, in the wake of one of the country's w...