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Gunman in Montenegro kills 10, then shot dead by passerby

CETINJE, Montenegro (AP) — A man went on a shooting rampage in the streets of this western Montenegro city Friday, killing 10 people, including two children, before being shot dead by a passerby, offi...

Protests in northern Syria slam Turkish minister's remarks

ISTANBUL (AP) — Hundreds of Syrian opposition supporters rallied Friday in northwestern Syria, including outside a Turkish army post, to denounce remarks by Turkey’s foreign minister urging for a reco...

South Korea to pardon Samsung's Lee, other corporate giants

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president will formally pardon Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, one year after he was released on parole from a prison sentence for bribing former President...

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...

European firefighters rush to France's aid as wildfires rage

Firefighters from Germany, Greece, Poland, Austria and Romania are being sent to France to fight a blaze south of Bordeaux that has reignited after being brought under control two weeks ago, the Europ...

Russia-Ukraine updates: Explosions near Russian air base in Crimea

Several major explosions took place in an area near a Russian military air base in Moscow-annexed Crimea, local officials confirmed on Tuesday. The blasts took place in the town of Novofedorivka, whi...

EU's emergency gas plan comes into force

The European Union's emergency gas plan went into force on Tuesday, with member states being asked to reduce their gas use and work toward filling gas storage ahead of winter. The plan has been i...

UN chief urges nuke powers to abide by no-first-use pledge

TOKYO (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged countries with nuclear weapons to stick to their no-first-use commitment of their atomic arsenals, warning that the nucle...

Ex-rebel takes oath as Colombian president in historic shift

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s first leftist president was sworn into office Sunday, promising to fight inequality and bring peace to a country long haunted by bloody feuds between the government,...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines PM arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves arrived in Taiwan on Sunday morning (Aug. 7) and will remain in the country until Frida...

Blinken: China military drills are 'significant escalation'

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday that China's military exercises aimed at Taiwan, including missiles fired into Japan's exclusive economic zone, represent...

ASEAN warns of Taiwan 'miscalculation' as tension simmers at meeting

Southeast Asian countries warned on Thursday of miscalculations in the Taiwan Strait and "serious confrontation" among major powers, while China's foreign minister walked out before a ga...

Japan, U.S. to cooperate on maintaining peace, stability in Taiwan Strait

TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to work together on maintaining peace in the increasingly tense Taiwan Strait, amid unprecedented military drills by China, includ...

What fate awaits captured Asov fighters in Russia?

Russia's top court has designated Ukraine's Asov Regiment a terrorist organization. It has now been added to a long list of terrorist groups compiled by Russian domestic intelligence agency FS...

Taiwan expects increased 'psychological warfare' after Pelosi visit

Taiwan pledged on Wednesday to step up security against possible disruptions by "overseas forces" including cyber attacks as tensions with China rise following the visit to the self-ruled is...