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For Haitian migrants, Mexican reality replaces US dream

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The American dream is fading for Haitian migrants confronted with the harsh reality at the US border with Mexico, where …

Leaders of Australia, India, Japan, US highlight need for 'stable' Pacific

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President Joe Biden and the leaders of Australia, India and Japan highlighted their Quad group's role in safeguarding a …

Huawei executive freed in Canada after deal with US prosecutors

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Chinese telecoms executive Meng Wanzhou was freed Friday after three years of house arrest in Canada, following an …

Republican-funded Arizona election review confirms Biden defeated Trump

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A hand count from a controversial review of the 2020 US presidential election results in Arizona's largest county …

Allegations of favoring China could erode confidence in IMF chief

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A storm of controversy threatens to undermine Kristalina Georgieva's leadership of the IMF as experts, US lawmakers and …

Last migrants removed from camp under Texas bridge: US official

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The last, mostly Haitian migrants who camped illegally under a Texas bridge, sparking a major border crisis for …

Catalan ex-leader released from jail, free to leave Italy

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Exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, arrested in Italy at Spain's request over an independence referendum …

Iran FM says nuclear talks will restart 'very soon'

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Iran's foreign minister said Friday that stalled talks on the Iranian nuclear accord would resume "very soon" but the …

Huawei executive to be freed after deal with US prosecutors

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The chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei reached a deferred prosecution agreement with US …

Merkel urges vote for 'stable' Germany as election looms

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Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to elect her would-be successor Armin Laschet for the sake of German stability, …

Huawei executive reaches deal with US prosecutors

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The chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has reached a deal with prosecutors to resolve US charges …

Catalan leader to be freed in Sardinia while fighting extradition

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Exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, arrested in Italy at Spain's request over an independence referendum …

UK seeks smoother waters with France after subs row

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Britain on Friday sought to turn a page with France after a cross-continental diplomatic crisis centred on alleged …

Thunberg rallies climate activists for German vote 'of a century'

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Hundreds of thousands of climate activists, including Greta Thunberg, rallied in cities across Germany Friday ahead of …

Partisan Arizona election review confirms Biden defeated Trump

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A hand count from a controversial review of the 2020 US election results in Arizona's largest county closely tracked the …

Catalan separatist leader Puigdemont due in court after Italy arrest

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Exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont was awaiting a court hearing in Italy on Friday following his arrest …

Candidates stump as Thunberg rallies for German vote 'of a century'

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Candidates to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany's weekend election were hitting the hustings Friday in a …

Thunberg joins German climate strikes before vote 'of a century'

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Tens of thousands of climate activists including Greta Thunberg began descending on German cities Friday to crank up the …

Haitian migrants fear deportation as Mexican police enter makeshift camp

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Deportation fears mounted Thursday among Haitian migrants camped out in northern Mexico near the border with the United …

Haitian migrants fear deportation as Mexican police storm makeshift camp

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Deportation fears mounted Thursday among Haitian migrants camped out in northern Mexico near the border with the United …

Arizona county says Cyber Ninjas election review shows Biden win

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Arizona's most populous county has confirmed that a draft report of a partisan audit of its vote count in the 2020 …

Ex-cop convicted of George Floyd's murder files appeal

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has appealed his conviction for the murder of George Floyd, citing 14 …

Catalan separatist leader Puigdemont arrested in Italy

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Exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont was arrested in Italy on Thursday, his lawyer and an aide said, four …

Ex-head of Chinese liquor giant Moutai jailed for life for bribery

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The former head of Chinese liquor firm Kweichow Moutai, the world's most valuable spirits company, has been jailed for …

Chelsea face Man City test as Liverpool, Man Utd bid to keep pace

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Chelsea host Premier League champions Manchester City in a stiff test of the leaders' title credentials on Saturday as …

Thunberg to join mass German climate strikes before vote

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Tens of thousands of climate activists including Greta Thunberg are due to descend on German cities Friday ahead of the …

Haitian migrants fear deportation as Mexican police deploy

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Deportation fears mounted Thursday among Haitian migrants camped out in northern Mexico near the border with the United …

US House approves $1 billion for Israel's Iron Dome

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US lawmakers green-lit $1 billion Thursday to resupply Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system after funding was …

French football wrestles with violence in stadiums as fans return

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After a year of football in empty stadiums the return of supporters this season should have been a cause for …

'We've been expecting you, Mr Bond...': 007 back after virus delay

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The latest James Bond movie gets its world premiere next week, nearly six years after the last film in the storied …

Mexico's indigenous weavers seek international recognition

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Indigenous weavers in Mexico's southern highlands are striving for rightful recognition from an international fashion …

Disabled people can now use Android phones with face gestures

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Using a raised eyebrow or smile, people with speech or physical disabilities can now operate their Android-powered …

Facebook ordered to release anti-Rohingya posts for genocide case

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A US judge has ordered Facebook to release posts the social network removed over their role in inciting …

Schauffele and Cantlay to face McIlroy and Poulter as Ryder Cup opens

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Americans Xander Schauffele, the Tokyo Olympic champion, and US PGA playoff winner Patrick Cantlay face Europe's Ian …

US envoy to Haiti resigns, slams migrant deportations 

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The US special envoy to Haiti resigned Thursday two months after his appointment, denouncing the Biden administration's …

Ancient footprints re-write humanity's history in the Americas

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Footprints dating back 23,000 years have been discovered in the United States, suggesting humans settled North America …

Arrests after French football rocked by violence

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French police made arrests on Thursday and football authorities held an emergency meeting after a series of violent …

US returns ancient Gilgamesh tablet to Iraq

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A 3,500-year-old tablet recounting the epic of Gilgamesh was returned to Iraq Thursday after being stolen three decades …

France, US meet but says patching up will take time

Sep 23 2021

The top diplomats of France and the United States said Thursday that repairing ties will take time as Paris demanded …

At UN, West frustrated by slow pace with Iran

Sep 23 2021

The United States and European Union voiced frustration at the UN this week over the slow pace with Iran, saying its new …

Merkel rivals plead for stronger Europe in final election debate

Sep 23 2021

The two candidates running neck-and-neck to replace Angela Merkel as German chancellor called for a stronger European …

Germany readies for election that will end Merkel era

Sep 23 2021

Germans vote in an election on Sunday that will mark the end of Merkel's 16 years in power and the beginning of a rare …

Chinese jets fly near Taiwan as Beijing opposes island's trade deal bid

Sep 23 2021

China voiced opposition on Thursday to Taiwan joining a major trans-Pacific trade deal as it flew 24 planes including …

Royal Navy makes Daniel Craig honorary commander

Sep 23 2021

James Bond actor Daniel Craig has been made an honorary commander in the Royal Navy, matching the rank of the fictional …

Wolf hunting ban pits farmers against conservationists in Spain

Sep 23 2021

A 4x4 pulls up on a dirt road in northwest Spain and livestock farmer Ana Vega climbs out, walking over to a ditch where …

From NY to Seoul, Billie Eilish, BTS in global climate, vaccine concerts

Sep 23 2021

From Billie Eilish in New York to BTS in Seoul and Elton John in Paris, some of the biggest names in pop are uniting …

China opposes Taiwan joining Pacific trade deal

Sep 23 2021

China on Thursday said it opposed Taiwan joining a major trans-Pacific trade deal just days after Beijing said it wanted …

Taiwan applies to join Pacific trade deal days after China

Sep 23 2021

Taiwan has applied to join a major trans-Pacific trade deal, officials confirmed Thursday, days after China said it also …

Afghan women taekwondo fighters feel defeated by Taliban

Sep 23 2021

Zarghunna Noori has always been a fighter, but the 22-year-old taekwondo champion -- who dreamt of representing …

Wallabies coach questions new World Rugby contact guidance

Sep 23 2021

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie on Thursday questioned new World Rugby guidance capping how much full-contact training teams …

UK warned Hong Kong critics to avoid China extradition nations: campaigner

Sep 23 2021

A prominent rights campaigner said Thursday Britain had warned him and other Beijing critics to avoid travel to …

Gay marriage move a giant step for Switzerland

Sep 23 2021

While apartment-hunting with his partner 30 years ago, Thierry Delessert was repeatedly asked whether they were cousins, …

Hamilton hoping to end frustrating pursuit of 100th win in Russia

Sep 23 2021

Lewis Hamilton will be seeking to exploit every advantage he can find this weekend as he bids for an unprecedented and …

Macron, Biden have 'friendly' talk to defuse submarine row

Sep 23 2021

US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron had a "friendly" phone call Wednesday to defuse a deep …

Lake Maracaibo, lightning capital of the world

Sep 23 2021

One firebolt after another illuminates a stilt-house settlement where the Catatumbo river flows into Venezuela's Lake …

Billie Eilish, BTS, Elton John in concert for climate action, vaccines

Sep 23 2021

Some of the biggest names in pop, from Billie Eilish to BTS and Elton John, will lend their star power to Global Citizen …

Island-hopping: Genetics reveal how humans settled remote Pacific

Sep 23 2021

Easter Island's famous megaliths have relatives on islands thousands of miles to the north and west -- and so did the …

US, UK welcome China end to coal funding but seek more

Sep 23 2021

The United States and Britain on Wednesday welcomed China's promise to end funding for coal projects overseas, but …

Gas pipe workers find 800-year-old bodies in Peru

Sep 23 2021

Peruvian workers laying gas pipes found the remains of eight people buried in a common tomb with food and musical …

Man Utd crash out of League Cup, Spurs, Chelsea advance

Sep 23 2021

Manchester United crashed out of the League Cup as West Ham avenged their painful loss to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side …

US welcomes China end to coal funding but seeks more

Sep 23 2021

The United States on Wednesday welcomed China's promise to end funding for coal projects overseas but voiced hope the …

Biden says US donating 'historic' extra 500 million Covid vaccines

Sep 23 2021

US President Joe Biden addressed a Covid-19 summit of world leaders Wednesday with a promise to donate a "historic" …

Women's skateboarding soars in Brazil after Tokyo Olympics

Sep 22 2021

When she saw 13-year-old Brazilian Rayssa Leal win silver in the first-ever street skateboarding competition at the …

Macron, Biden agree to soothe tensions after submarine row

Sep 22 2021

US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron spoke for the first time on Wednesday since a row …

Cavers find snakes but no genies in Yemen's 'Well of Hell'

Sep 22 2021

A team of Omani cavers has made what is believed to be the first descent to the bottom of Yemen's fabled Well of Barhout …

Canaries volcano razes hundreds of buildings as lava creeps to sea

Sep 22 2021

A vast wall of molten lava creeping down the slopes of Spain's La Palma island has now destroyed 320 buildings, as …

Zelensky vows 'strong response' after gun attack on aide

Sep 22 2021

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday vowed a "strong response" after gunmen opened fire on a car carrying …

Macron to press Biden for 'clarifications' over submarine snub

Sep 22 2021

President Emmanuel Macron will Wednesday press US counterpart Joe Biden for "clarifications" when the two leaders speak …

French anger to test UN unity

Sep 22 2021

UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned for years about the impact of divisions at the Security Council. Now the gaps will …

Macron expects 'clarifications' from Biden over submarine snub

Sep 22 2021

President Emmanuel Macron will Wednesday press US counterpart Joe Biden for "clarifications" when the two leaders speak …

Zelensky vows 'strong response' after attack on aide

Sep 22 2021

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday promised a "strong response" after gunmen opened fire on a car …

South Africa's lone criminal profiler battles crime tidal wave

Sep 22 2021

The woman's breasts had been cut off, but her genitals were untouched. An unusual choice for a killer. Even stranger, no …

Gunmen target Ukraine president aide in 'assassination attempt'

Sep 22 2021

Gunmen opened fire with automatic weapons on a car carrying a senior aide to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on …

Carlos the Jackal seeks shorter French jail term at new trial

Sep 22 2021

Carlos the Jackal, the Venezuelan militant who was behind some of the biggest terror attacks of the 1970s and 1980s, …

Evergrande agrees deal to avoid default on key bond

Sep 22 2021

Embattled Chinese property titan Evergrande said Wednesday it had agreed a deal with domestic bondholders that should …

Rare Australia earthquake triggers panic in Melbourne

Sep 22 2021

A rare quake rattled southeastern Australia on Wednesday, shaking buildings, knocking down walls and sending panicked …

Sudan government says foiled coup attempt linked to Bashir regime

Sep 22 2021

Sudan's fragile transitional government said it foiled an attempted coup Tuesday involving military officers and …

Carlos the Jackal seeks shorter jail term at French trial

Sep 22 2021

Carlos the Jackal, who was behind some of the biggest terror attacks of the 1970s and 1980s, will attempt to have one of …

'Joe Ferrari' case lifts lid on Thai police corruption

Sep 22 2021

A flashy cop with a taste for fast cars falls from grace following the leak of spine-chilling footage of a brutal …

Evergrande agrees deal to avoid default on key bond: company

Sep 22 2021

Embattled Chinese housing giant Evergrande said Wednesday it had agreed a deal with domestic bondholders that should …

IMF execs meet over charges boss changed data to favor China

Sep 22 2021

The International Monetary Fund's board of directors met Tuesday over charges that its director, Kristalina Georgieva, …

'We're desperate': Haitian migrants' hopes fade at US border

Sep 22 2021

Clinging to ropes, some carrying children on their shoulders, Haitian migrants stranded at the US border cross the Rio …

ADB cuts Asia growth forecast on slow Covid vaccine rollout

Sep 22 2021

The Asian Development Bank warned of "lasting scars" from the coronavirus pandemic as it cut its 2021 growth forecast …

Inter fire title warning shot at Fiorentina to reclaim top spot

Sep 22 2021

Inter Milan underlined their desire to retain the Serie A title on Tuesday after coming back from a goal down to win 3-1 …

Amnesty demands two billion Covid jabs for poorer world

Sep 22 2021

Covid vaccine manufacturers are putting profit before lives, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, as it demanded two …

Holders Man City hit six, Liverpool cruise in League Cup

Sep 22 2021

Manchester City started their bid to lift a fifth successive League Cup with a 6-1 rout of Wycombe, while Japan forward …

Los Angeles to open 'Parthenon of film museums,' says Tom Hanks

Sep 22 2021

Los Angeles is finally getting a museum for movies -- and it's about time, said Tom Hanks, as he welcomed journalists to …

France builds EU support in sub row, but some warn against US rift

Sep 21 2021

European allies rallied cautiously around France on Tuesday after the US and Australian decision to strip Paris of a …

Biden says US not seeking 'Cold War' as he vows to lead

Sep 21 2021

President Joe Biden told the world Tuesday the United States is not seeking a new Cold War with China, as he vowed to …

Taliban ask to address UN General Assembly, names new envoy

Sep 21 2021

The Taliban's new foreign minister has asked to address world leaders at this week's United Nations General Assembly …

Taliban ask to address UN General Assembly: UN spokesman

Sep 21 2021

The Taliban have asked to address world leaders at this week's United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, a UN …

Global equities finished mixed after Evergrande rout

Sep 21 2021

European equities rebounded on Tuesday after fears over the possible collapse of Chinese property giant Evergrande …

In climate landmark, China promises to end coal funding overseas

Sep 21 2021

China will stop funding coal projects overseas, President Xi Jinping announced Tuesday, all but ending the flow of …

Trudeau begins third term weakened at helm of Canada minority government

Sep 21 2021

Justin Trudeau's snap election gamble has landed the Canadian leader back at square one: reelected without a majority, …

Turkey to ratify Paris climate agreement, Erdogan tells UN

Sep 21 2021

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Tuesday that Turkey was ready to finally ratify the Paris Agreement on …

Toxic gas fears as Canary Islands volcano lava nears sea

Sep 21 2021

A vast river of molten lava from a Canary Islands volcano was edging towards the sea on Tuesday, destroying everything …

US, European stocks rebound after Evergrande-driven rout

Sep 21 2021

US and European equities rebounded on Tuesday after fears over the possible collapse of Chinese property giant …

France wins EU backing in submarine row

Sep 21 2021

European allies rallied around France on Tuesday over the US and Australian decision to strip Paris of a submarine …

US sanctions cryptocurrency exchange over ties to ransomware attacks

Sep 21 2021

The United States imposed sanctions Tuesday on cryptocurrency exchange SUEX for its ties to ransomware attackers, as …

UK charges third Russian agent over Novichok attack

Sep 21 2021

Britain on Tuesday warned three Russian intelligence officers wanted for a 2018 Novichok attack on a former double agent …

France wins EU backing in sub row with US

Sep 21 2021

European ministers rallied around France on Tuesday over the US and Australian decision to strip Paris of a submarine …

Iron curtain falls on Hong Kong cinema as censors demand cuts

Sep 21 2021

Once renowned for world-class cinema, Hong Kong's film industry was already struggling before the latest hurdle -- …