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Biden ramps up federal help for New Mexico wildfire fight

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Saturday he was escalating federal assistance for New Mexico as it faces its largest wildfire in recorded state history. The fire began...

Divide at UN over naming Russia aid resolution for Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — France and Mexico are pressing U.N. members to mention Russia's invasion in a resolution on the worsening humanitarian situation in Ukraine. But South Africa is arguing against t...

UN chief: World faces a `hurricane of humanitarian crises'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations chief warned Friday that a “hurricane of humanitarian crises” around the world has left civilians in conflict areas paying the highest price and is compounded ...

Taiwan parks open water facilities to beat summer heat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As summer heatwaves continue to scorch Taiwan and people are left wondering where they can go to enjoy the outdoors without getting heatstroke, those living in Taoyuan and...

US troops at Syria base say they'll keep pressure on IS

A BASE IN EASTERN SYRIA (AP) — At a base in eastern Syria, a senior U.S. coalition commander said Monday that American troops who remain in Syria are redeploying to bases, including in some new locati...

US troops at Syria base say they'll keep pressure on IS

A BASE IN EASTERN SYRIA (AP) — At a base in eastern Syria, a senior U.S. coalition commander said Monday that American troops who remain in Syria are redeploying to bases, including in some new locati...

Largest waterworks museum in Taiwan to open on Oct.10 with multiple events

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Tainan Shan-Shang Garden and Old Waterworks Museum (台南山上花園水道博物館) in southwestern Taiwan will open on Thursday (Oct. 10), with multiple events scheduled for the four-day Dou...

Albania inspects quake damages, sees over 100 aftershocks

POGRADEC, Albania (AP) — Many Albanians in the capital of Tirana and the port city of Durres have not gone back home after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake injured 105 people and damaged hundreds of homes. ...

Uzbek president visits France in first visit to EU country

PARIS (AP) — Uzbekistan's president has made his first trip to a European Union country, meeting with French leader Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Macron's office said Tuesday that Shavka...

Tropical depression taskforce to expedite cleanup efforts in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A special meeting of the Executive Yuan (行政院) taskforce established to deal with the damage caused by the tropical depression on Aug. 23-24 was held on Sept. 4, and the ne...

UN agency warns of another cholera outbreak in Yemen

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. children's agency is warning of another cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen after airstrikes hit water facilities and other civilian infrastructure in the port city of Hodeida. ...

Kuwait says oil spill strikes its waters in Persian Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait says an oil spill has struck its waters in the Persian Gulf. Kuwait's state-run KUNA news agency reported late Saturday that emergency respo...

Yilan International Children’s Folklore and Folkgame Festival opens Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2017 Yilan International Children’s Folklore and Folkgame Festival (國際童玩) started Saturday at Dongshan River Water Park in Yilan and will last until August 13, r...