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UN agency: Libyan navy intercepts over 80 EU-bound migrants

The U.N. migration agency says Libya’s coast guard intercepted more than 80 Europe-bound migrants in the Mediterranean Sea off the country's coast By NOHA ELHENNAWY...

Biden’s Virus Plans Meet Reality

Fauci returns unmuzzled, while the Senate is stuck in slow motion. It’s Friday, and this is your politics tip sheet. Sign up here to...

Tens of thousands protest against Nepal’s prime minister

Tens of thousands of people have protested in Nepal’s capital against the prime minister for dissolving Parliament and ordering new elections in an escalating...

Islamic State claims deadly and rare twin blasts in Baghdad

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a rare suicide attack that rocked central Baghdad, killing 32 people and wounding dozens By Associated Press January 22, 2021,...

Nissan commits to UK car plant after post-Brexit trade deal

Japanese carmaker Nissan confirmed Friday that it will maintain its operations in Britain in the wake of the post-Brexit trade deal between the country...

Trump’s Accusers

They call themselves the “Sisters of the Strange Sorority.” They have a playlist that includes “I’m Every Woman” and “Hit the Road, Jack” and...

What Jerry Brown Could Teach Joe Biden

President Biden moved into the White House this week, replacing a leader whose constant need to command attention left millions of American exhausted by...

Russia welcomes US proposal to extend nuclear treaty

The Kremlin has welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the two countries, which is...

In Somalia, mothers fear sons were sent to Ethiopia conflict

Pressure is growing on Somalia’s government amid allegations that Somali soldiers have been sent to fight in neighboring Ethiopia’s deadly Tigray conflict By HASSAN BARISE...

Central African Republic declares state of emergency

Central African Republic has declared a 15-day state of emergency throughout the country as a coalition of armed groups seeks to overthrow the newly...

Israeli warplanes strike Syria, kill 4 – including children

Syria's state media says Israeli warplanes have fired several missiles on targets in central Syria, killing a family of four By ALBERT AJI Associated Press January...

In Portugal presidential race, how high can a populist fly?

Portugal holds a presidential election on Sunday, and the moderate incumbent candidate is widely seen as the sure winner By BARRY HATTON Associated Press January 22,...