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politics / Sun, May 22, 2022 11:40 AM

Key report into Johnson's 'partygate' to be published

A highly-anticipated report into the British government’s “partygate” scandal that could determine Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s political...

politics / Sun, May 22, 2022 11:26 AM

Austria's president seeks reelection after turbulent term

Austria’s 78-year-old president says he will seek reelection later this year, following a term that has seen him pilot the Alpine country through...

politics / Sun, May 22, 2022 10:59 AM

Gangs strangle Haiti's capital as deaths, kidnappings soar

Gangs are fighting each other and seizing territory in Haiti's capital with a new intensity and brutality

politics / Sun, May 22, 2022 9:59 AM

Climate to conflict, Davos' post-COVID return has full plate

The much-ballyhooed World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alpine town of Davos gets underway this week after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19...

politics / Sun, May 22, 2022 9:25 AM

Taliban enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have begun enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air

politics / Sun, May 22, 2022 8:36 AM

EXPLAINER: What are the key climate themes at Davos?

Climate change will be one focus of the World Economic Forum's first in-person gathering of business and government leaders in two years

politics / Sun, May 22, 2022 8:27 AM

GOP candidate's security clearance becomes issue in SC

Republican Katie Arrington’s suspended security clearance is becoming an issue in her primary campaign against incumbent South Carolina Rep. Nancy...

politics / Sun, May 22, 2022 8:21 AM

Pope voices hope church in China can operate in freedom

Pope Francis has expressed his spiritual closeness to Catholics in China and voiced hope that the church there operates in “freedom and tranquility

politics / Sun, May 22, 2022 6:49 AM

Taiwan not included in launch of new Biden Indo-Pacific pact

President Joe Biden is expected to unveil a list of countries who will joining a long anticipated Indo-Pacific trade pact, but Taiwan won’t be...

politics / Sun, May 22, 2022 4:27 AM

Biden says monkeypox cases something to 'be concerned about'

President Joe Biden says cases of monkeypox are “something that everybody should be concerned about.”

politics / Sat, May 21, 2022 8:41 PM

Kemp and Walker look to victory in Georgia as primaries near

Two Republican frontrunners are hoping to clinch primary victories in Georgia

politics / Sat, May 21, 2022 7:02 PM

3 Air Force cadets who refused vaccine won't be commissioned

The U.S. Air Force Academy says three cadets who have refused the COVID-19 vaccine will not be commissioned as military officers but will graduate...

politics / Sat, May 21, 2022 6:41 PM

AP source: Giuliani interviewed for hours by 1/6 committee

Rudy Giuliani, who as a lawyer for then-President Donald Trump pushed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election, met for hours with the House...

politics / Sat, May 21, 2022 12:32 PM

Australia PM Morrison defends record despite election loss

Scott Morrison says his conservative government had left Australia in a robust condition even as voters punished him for his handling of issues...

politics / Sat, May 21, 2022 11:53 AM

US sees risk of COVID supply rationing without more funds

The White House is planning for what it calls “dire” contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments this fall if...

politics / Sat, May 21, 2022 11:43 AM

Turkey's Erdogan talks to Swedish, Finnish leaders on NATO

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has discussed his objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO with the two Nordic countries’ leaders

politics / Sat, May 21, 2022 11:32 AM

Fugitive North Macedonian ex-premier gets 9-year sentence

North Macedonia’s fugitive former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has been handed a 9-year prison sentence for illegally ordering the 2011...

politics / Sat, May 21, 2022 10:08 AM

GOP primary race for Alabama Senate seat turns bitter

Alabama’s Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby is a bitter high-dollar fight between...

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