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Israel: Rocket from Gaza is 2nd in 24 hours; no injuries

The Israeli military says Palestinian militants fired a rocket from Gaza into the country’s south ByThe Associated Press April 16, 2021, 7:35 PM • 1 min read GAZA...

France, Germany, Ukraine call for Russian troops withdrawal

The leaders of France and Germany are demanding the withdrawal of Russian troop reinforcements recently deployed at the border with Ukraine By SYLVIE CORBET Associated...

Hunger-striking Navalny describes threats to force-feed him

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says officials have threatened to force-feed him and end the hunger he started on March 31 By DARIA LITVINOVA...

China calls for closer cooperation on climate change

Chinese President Xi Jinping called Friday for closer cooperation on combating global change in a video meeting with his German and French counterparts, the...

Kremlin ponders next moves after being hit by US sanctions

MOSCOW -- Hit by a barrage of new sanctions this week from the Biden administration, the Kremlin is carefully weighing its response in a...

Migrant boat sinks off Tunisia, 21 dead, 3 survivors found

Tunisian authorities say they have recovered the bodies of 21 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, including nine women and a baby, whose boat sank off...

US puts visa restrictions on Uganda, saying vote was flawed

The United States says it is imposing visa restrictions on “those believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, undermining the democratic process in...

South Africa takes first step to offer jabs to the elderly

South Africa took the first step in its mass vaccination campaign on Friday by starting online registrations for the elderly to receive shots beginning...

Surge in violence rattles Haiti as poverty, fear deepens

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The attack was brazen, streamed live on the internet: Men carrying big guns walked into a Holy Thursday church service, grabbed...

3 resign from Auschwitz council after politician appointed

Three members of an advisory council for the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum in Poland have resigned after the government appointed a former Polish prime minister from...