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Celebrated Mexican archaeologist wins major Spanish award

MADRID (AP) — Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, a celebrated Mexican archaeologist who led the excavation of the Great Aztec Temple in Mexico City, won this year’s Princess of Asturias award in the social scie...

Zelenskyy opens Cannes Film Festival, links war and cinema

CANNES, France (AP) — The 75th Cannes Film Festival kicked off Tuesday with an eye turned to Russia's war in Ukraine and a live satellite video address from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, wh...

Violence erupts in Jerusalem following Palestinian funeral

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police fired tear gas and rubber bullets Monday as they tried to disperse crowds of stone-throwing Palestinian demonstrators following the funeral of a young Palestinian man w...

Palestinian man dies of head wound from Jerusalem violence

JERUSALEM (AP) — A 21-year-old Palestinian man died Saturday from a head wound sustained last month after Israeli police fired rubber bullets at stone-throwing Palestinian demonstrators during violenc...

Biden reaffirms Jordan's role overseeing Temple Mount

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday reaffirmed his administration’s support for Jordan’s long-running role as the custodian of Muslim holy sites at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem following ...

Wickremesinghe chosen Sri Lanka PM in effort to quell crisis

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Five-time former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reappointed on Thursday in an effort to bring stability to the island nation, which is engulfed in a polit...

WWII bullet found in southern Taiwan temple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A machine gun bullet from World War II was recently found lodged in the roof of a temple in southern Taiwan. While repairing a leak in the roof of Shanxing Temple in Ta...

Now in spotlight, Dubai Jews struggle for public synagogue

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Every Saturday, in secluded beach villas, hotel banquet halls and luxury apartment towers across Dubai, Jews arrive to worship at some of the world's most hidden syn...

China, Ukraine set to dominate EU-Japan summit

Conflict in Ukraine and increasing Chinese influence in the Indo-Pacific region are expected to be high on the agenda Thursday when European Union senior representatives and Japanese Prime Minister Fu...

Road teams sweep unusual A's-Tigers doubleheader

DETROIT (AP) — Tarik Skubal was planning to head to the mound for the day's first pitch. Then he realized the Detroit Tigers were the visiting team at Comerica Park and Oakland's Frankie Montas would ...

Sri Lanka: Troops evacuate outgoing PM amid unrest

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was escorted out of his official residence, known as Temple Trees on Tuesday, after the army prevented several attempts by protesters to break in overnight....

After leak, religious rift over legal abortion on display

America’s faithful are bracing — some with cautionary joy and others with looming dread — for the Supreme Court to potentially overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and end the nationwide ri...

Two Palestinians shot dead by Israelis in occupied West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinians, one a teenager, were killed in separate incidents in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, hours after police apprehended two Palestinian men suspected of killing three ...

Israel searches for attackers who killed 3 in mass stabbing

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli security forces took part in a massive manhunt Friday for two Palestinians suspected of carrying out a stabbing rampage near Tel Aviv that left three Israelis dead. ...

3 Israelis killed in stabbing attack near Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (AP) — A pair of Palestinian attackers went on a stabbing rampage in a town near Tel Aviv on Thursday night, killing at least three people and wounding four others before fleeing in a vehicl...