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Hong Kong court holds first hearing for Apple Daily execs

The top editor of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily pro-democracy newspaper and the head of its parent company have been brought to court for their...

U.S. general: ‘wildfire of terrorism’ on march in Africa

A senior U.S. general has warned that the “wildfire of terrorism” is sweeping across a band of Africa and needs the attention of the...

US-Canada border restrictions extended until July 21

Canada’s public safety minister says border restrictions on nonessential travel with the United States will be extended until July 21 By ROB GILLIES Associated Press June...

Tens of thousands in dark after blackout hits USVI

The U.S. Virgin Islands' power company is reporting a complete blackout in St. John and St. Thomas, which is the U.S. territory’s most populated...

Portugal mayor: Protesters’ details were given to embassies

Lisbon's mayor says the city council in Portugal's capital has for years provided foreign embassies with personal information about protesters who organize demonstrations outside...

Mexican elderly lose work as grocery baggers, protest

The coronavirus pandemic and changing consumer habits threaten to put an end to a decades-old practice of allowing elderly people in Mexico to earn...

Turkish policeman convicted in 2014 death of teenager

A Turkish police officer has been sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison for the murder of a teenager who was hit in the...

Namibian chief who urged German reparations dies of virus

A prominent Namibian traditional leader, Vekuii Rukoro, the paramount chief of the OvaHererero people who led international legal battles to bring Germany to pay...

Afghan peace envoy fears pullout will embolden Taliban

The Afghan government’s chief peace envoy has expressed fears that the Taliban will have no interest in a political settlement with the U.S.-supported administration...

EU envoy: Ethiopian leadership vowed to ‘wipe out’ Tigrayans

A European Union envoy says Ethiopia’s leaders told him in closed-door talks earlier this year that “they are going to wipe out the Tigrayans...