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LONDON (AP) — Britain's transport minister said Tuesday there are “tentative signs” a fuel-supply crisis snarling the country is easing, but it will be a while before the situation returns to normal. The government has put...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government announced Tuesday that the coronavirus state of emergency will end this week to help rejuvenate the economy as infections slow. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said the emergency will end Thursday and virus...

ST JOHN’S (CMC): The Antigua and Barbuda Union of Teachers (ABUT) on Monday said it is not “relenting its stance” on teachers being exempt from “mandatory” COVID-19 vaccination, despite staunch opposition from the government. In a statement, the...

LONDON (AP) — Lines of cars formed at British gas stations for a fourth day on Monday, as the government mulled sending in the army to help ease the supply disruptions, triggered by a shortage of truck drivers. As unions called for emergency...

BERLIN (AP) — The party that narrowly beat outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel's bloc pushed Monday for a quick agreement on a coalition government amid concerns that Europe's biggest economy could be in for weeks of uncertainty...

REYKJAVIK (AP): Iceland has elected a female-majority parliament, a landmark for gender equality in the North Atlantic island nation, in a vote that saw centrist parties make the biggest gains. After all votes were counted on Sunday, female...

BANGKOK (AP): In his speech last week to open the UN General Assembly, Secretary General António Guterres bracketed Myanmar with Afghanistan and Ethiopia as nations where “peace and stability remain a distant dream”. He declared unwavering...

Billions more in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the U.S. moves toward dispensing COVID-19 booster shots to shore up Americans' protection against the virus. How much the manufacturers stand to gain depends on how big the...

With cascading crises casting a pall over the proceedings at this year’s United Nations General Assembly, Slovakian President Zuzana Čaputová had this reminder on the first day of debate: “We cannot save our planet if we leave out the vulnerable:...

The images – men on horseback with long reins, corralling Haitian asylum seekers trying to cross into the United States from Mexico – provoked an outcry. But to many Haitians and Black Americans, they are merely confirmation of a deeply held belief...
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