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‘New Cold War’: Russia and West vie for influence in Africa

JOHANNESBURG -- Russian, French and American leaders are crisscrossing Africa to win support for their positions on the war in Ukraine, waging what some...

Samsung sets goal to attain 100% clean energy by 2050

SEOUL, South Korea -- Samsung Electronics is shifting away from fossil fuels and aiming to entirely power its global operations with clean electricity by...

Huge crowds watch Amsterdam Pride’s canal parade celebration

Hundreds of thousands of spectators are lining Amsterdam’s historic canals to celebrate Canal Parade ByPETER DEJONG Associated Press August 06, 2022, 7:56 AM Hundreds of thousands of...

Eritrea accused of starting offensive on Ethiopia’s Tigray

A spokesman for Tigrayan authorities says Eritrea has launched a full-scale offensive along the country’s border with northern Ethiopia in what appears to be...

Libya officials: 15 migrants found dead on border with Sudan

Libyan authorities say they found at least 15 migrants dead in the desert on the borders with Sudan BySAMY MAGDY Associated Press August 13, 2022, 10:02...

Argentina: Attempt to kill VP fails when handgun misfires

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- A man tried to kill Argentina's politically powerful Vice President Cristina Fernández outside her home, but the handgun misfired, the...

Malaysia ex-PM’s wife seeks to remove judge ahead of verdict

The wife of jailed Malaysian ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak has sought to remove the judge set to deliver a verdict in her graft trial...

Russia prepares to annex occupied Ukraine despite outcry

KYIV, Ukraine -- Russia is poised to formally annex areas of Ukraine where it has military control after referendums there reportedly endorsed Moscow’s rule. But...

Myanmar court sentences journalist to 3 years in prison

BANGKOK -- A court in military-ruled Myanmar sentenced a freelance journalist associated with the international broadcaster BBC to three years in prison with labor...

Israeli museum finds sketches hidden in Modigliani painting

HAIFA, Israel -- Curators at an Israeli museum have discovered three previously unknown sketches by celebrated 20th-century artist Amedeo Modigliani hiding beneath the surface...