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Nearly 500 pilot whales stranded in Australia; 380 dead

September 23, 2020

HOBART, Australia (AP) — More pilot whales were found stranded in Australia on Wednesday, raising the estimated total to nearly 500, including 380 that have died, in the largest mass stranding... more »»

 
 
 
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar plans new government

September 23, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Wednesday he has secured a majority in Parliament to form a new government that is “strong, stable and formidable. more »»

'The port came to us': Story behind AP photo of Beirut blast

September 23, 2020

JIYYEH, Beirut (AP) — When Mustafa Kinno felt the ground shake and heard the deafening blast toward the port, he frantically called his brother living nearby.

No repl. more »»

World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment

September 23, 2020

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — He's not recognized as a head of state by the country he'd be visiting. more »»

India, China: Some progress in military talks on border spat

September 23, 2020

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Senior military commanders from India and China have agreed to not add more troops along their fast-militarizing disputed border in the mountainous Ladakh region where the... more »»

China uproots ethnic minority villages in anti-poverty fight

September 23, 2020

CHENGBEI GAN’EN, China (AP) — Under a portrait of President Xi Jinping, Ashibusha sits in her freshly painted living room cradling her infant daughter beside a chair labeled a “gift from the... more »»

China, top global emitter, aims to go carbon-neutral by 2060

September 23, 2020

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060.

Xi's announcement during a speech Tuesday to the U.N. more »»

World powers clash, virus stirs anger at virtual UN meeting

September 23, 2020

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Kept apart by a devastating pandemic and dispersed across the globe, world leaders convened electronically Tuesday for an unprecedented high-level meeting, where the U.N. more »»

What a gift: Russia offers UN staff free virus vaccines

September 22, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — What do you do when Vladimir Putin offers you Russia’s new coronavirus vaccine, for free?

United Nations staff in New York and around the world are now facing that choice,... more »»

Congress seeks to block goods from China over forced labor

September 22, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan bill aimed at keeping goods out of the U.S. more »»

China, top global emitter, aims to go carbon-neutral by 2060

September 22, 2020

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060.

Xi's announcement during a speech Tuesday to the U.N. more »»

Saudi Arabia to lift ban on Mecca pilgrimage amid virus

September 22, 2020

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday said Muslims will be allowed to perform the smaller, year-round pilgrimage starting Oct. more »»

UK's Johnson urges 'spirit of togetherness' to combat virus

September 22, 2020

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appealed Tuesday for a “spirit of togetherness” through the winter as he unveiled a series of new restrictions on everyday life to suppress a... more »»

In UN speech, Duterte defends drug war but tempers tone

September 22, 2020

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte defended his drug crackdown, dismissed criticism from human rights advocates and underscored his country's claims in the South China Se... more »»

Iran strikes defiant tone at UN under crushing US sanctions

September 22, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Grappling with a weakened economy and the Middle East's worst coronavirus outbreak, Iran's president delivered a defiant and fiery speech Tuesday to the U.N. more »»

UN chief warns of crisis as world powers meet remotely

September 22, 2020

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the U.N. more »»

UK's Johnson warns coronavirus curbs to last through winter

September 22, 2020

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appealed Tuesday for a “spirit of togetherness” as he unveiled a series of new restrictions on everyday life to suppress a dramatic spike in new... more »»

Kosovo veterans say they've been sent war crime files, again

September 22, 2020

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo war veterans said Tuesday an unknown person has again handed them war crime files from a special international court in The Hague, Netherlands, probing alleged... more »»

Turkey, Greece soon to resume talks on resolving disputes

September 22, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Greece have agreed to resume talks aimed at resolving long-festering disputes, following a weeks-long standoff between the neighbors over maritime boundaries and... more »»

India says some progress made in military talks with China

September 22, 2020

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Senior Indian and Chinese military commanders have agreed to stop the further buildup of troops along their fast-militarizing disputed border in the mountainous Ladakh... more »»

At UN, Trump raps China for virus as US deaths top 200,000

September 22, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged world leaders to hold China accountable for the spread of the coronavirus, in a video address to a scaled-down U.N. more »»

 
 

 

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