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Sanctioned Russian oligarch's megayacht hides in a UAE creek

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In the dusty, northern-most sheikhdom of the United Arab Emirates, where laborers cycle by rustic tea shops, one of the world's largest yachts sits in a qui...

Renewed hopes but more delays for Cubans seeking US visas

CIENFUEGOS, Cuba (AP) — Like many Cubans before him, Roberto De la Yglesia left most of his family behind when he made his way to the United States with only his son in 2015, hoping that he could soon...

Live updates | Poland optimistic about funds for Ukraine aid

WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Tuesday said the country is on a “good path” to receive new financing from the European Union to support Ukrainian refugees and compensat...

'It's all legal': Foreign college athletes cash in at home

LONDON (AP) — Miami punter Lou Hedley had to fly 13,000 miles to western Australia to cash in on his name. The tattooed Aussie and thousands of other international athletes at Ameri...

Japan's Ukraine refugee policy criticized for putting politics over human rights

The Japanese government has been quick to publicize its acceptance of more than 1,000 refugees from war-torn Ukraine. But critics point out that Japanese immigration authorities have been far less wi...

Japan to resume tourism in June; only packaged tour for now

TOKYO (AP) — Japan will open its borders to foreign tourists in June for the first time since imposing tight pandemic travel restrictions about two years ago, but only for package tours for now, the p...

In Cuba, caution and confusion meet eased US sanctions

HAVANA (AP) — Marylín Álvarez seemed to be just the sort of person that eased American sanctions on Cuba were meant to help. With the aid of money sent by a cousin living in the Unit...

Visa Agency Service Market Trends 2022: Worldwide Impact Report with Latest Technological Developments and Solution Forecast by 2030

Report Ocean published the latest research report on the Visa Agency Service Market. In order to comprehend a market holistically, a variety of factors must be evaluated, including demographics, busin...

Britain, Rwanda defend asylum-seekers plan at UN agencies

GENEVA (AP) — Britain and Rwanda on Thursday faced down two United Nations agencies that have sharply criticized their controversial plan in which Britain expects to send some asylum-seekers from the ...

Court considers whether US can seize a Russian yacht in Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — At Lautoka harbor in the heart of Fiji's sugar cane region, five U.S. federal agents boarded the Russian-owned Amadea, a luxurious superyacht the length of a football fi...

Ukraine: Zelenskyy warns population of a long war – live updates

Zelenskyy warns of a long war G7 finance ministers look to solve Kyiv's budget troubles This article was last updated at 03:22 UTC/GMT G7 ministers aim to work out Ukraine aid plan Finance mi...

White House moves to loosen remittance, flight rules on Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration says it will expand flights to Cuba, take steps to loosen restrictions on U.S. travelers to the island, and lift Trump-era restrictions on remittances that i...

White House moves to loosen remittance, flight rules on Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Monday that it will expand flights to Cuba, take steps to loosen restrictions on U.S. travelers to the island, and lift Trump-era restrictions on r...

As others are blocked, Colombians reach US through Mexico

NEW YORK (AP) — When his cellphone and computer accessories business was hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, Alvaro started thinking about leaving Colombia for the U.S. The 55-year-ol...

Myanmar to resume issuing tourist visas after 2-year hiatus

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar announced Thursday it will resume issuing visas for visitors in an effort to help its moribund tourism industry, devastated by the coronavirus pandemic and violent political unr...