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Biden urges unity in confronting global challenges at UNGA speech

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Joe Biden says the world must work together as never before to face global challenges. Addressing the U.N. General Assembly for the...

Rich nations’ vaccine hoarding prolongs Africa’s pandemic: WHO

GENEVA — The World Health Organization is warning that COVID-19 vaccine export bans and hoarding by wealthy countries will prolong the pandemic in Africa, preventing...

Last Kabul drone strike a ‘Tragic Mistake,’ US admits

A drone strike carried out during the waning hours of the U.S. evacuation from Afghanistan did not kill a terrorist bent on attacking the...

Taliban replaces women’s affairs ministry with ministry for morality

Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers apparently have closed the government’s ministry of women’s affairs and replaced it with a ministry aimed at promoting morality and...

India vows $3.5 billion push for non-fossil-fuel vehicles

NEW DELHI — Hoping to meet green energy goals and cut down on Indian cities' air pollution while boosting its flagging auto industry, the Indian...

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi misses hearing after falling sick

A lawyer for Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar’s deposed civilian government, says his client missed her latest scheduled court appearance after...

Afghan women WILL NOT study with men in classrooms: Taliban

ISLAMABAD - The Taliban government in Afghanistan said Sunday women can continue to pursue university and post-graduate studies in public and private institutions as...

Blinken due to testify about US withdrawal from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is due to testify Monday before a congressional panel examining the country’s chaotic military withdrawal from...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...

New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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