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UN: Carbon-cutting pledges by countries nowhere near enough New! 2021-02-26 08:01:35The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what's needed to limit global warming to what the Paris clim

China, India urge further measures to ease border New! 2021-02-26 05:28:18BEIJING (AP) - The foreign ministers of China and India are urging further steps to stabilize tensions along their disputed border following the pullb

Officials: Attack targets Afghan reporter's family, kills 3 New! 2021-02-26 04:46:39KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Three family members of an assassinated journalist in western Afghanistan have been killed by gunmen, local officials said F

EU sees must-not-miss chance to revive Iran nuclear New! 2021-02-26 04:43:42BRUSSELS (AP) - The top European Union diplomat supervising the international agreement aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions called Friday

Russian diplomats hand push trolley over North Korea New! 2021-02-26 04:02:26MOSCOW (AP) - A group of Russian diplomats and their family members returned to Russia from North Korea on a hand-pushed rail trolley on Thursday beca

German defense minister visits troops in Afghanistan New! 2021-02-26 03:18:40BERLIN (AP) - The German defense minister arrived in Afghanistan Friday for a unannounced visit to the country's troops there. Annegret Kramp-Karrenb

Myanmar protesters injured as police escalate use of New! 2021-02-26 02:00:27YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar security forces cracked down on anti-coup protesters in the country's second-largest city on Friday, injuring at least

Vaccination 'passports' may open society, but inequity looms New! 2021-02-26 01:31:32TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - Violet light bathed the club stage as 300 people, masked and socially distanced, erupted in gentle applause. For the first tim

Jen Psaki questioned Donald Trump Syria airstrikes in 2021-02-25 21:11:44A 2017 tweet by White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki began making the rounds Thursday night after President Biden approved U.S. military strikes against

FBI document shows paid spy Stefan Halper behind 2021-02-25 20:27:35A declassified document confirms that it was noted FBI-paid spy Stefan Halper who told of a supposed inappropriate encounter between retired Army Lt.

UN sanctions top Houthi police official in Yemen's 2021-02-25 20:13:31UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council imposed sanctions Thursday on a top police security official in Yemen's capital, which is controlled

Ukraine minister Dmytro Kuleba sees short window for 2021-02-25 20:05:07President Biden's early words in support of Ukraine in its clash with Russia have been strong, but he has only a short window of opportunity to back

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Biden, Trudeau agree to 'safeguard' caribou calving grounds 2021-02-24 14:53:37U.S. President Joe Biden has agreed to work with Canada to protect the North's Porcupine caribou herd — marking another shift away from the pol

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2021-02-24 10:30:55The first big real-world study of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be independently reviewed shows the shot is 94 per cent effective at preventing COVID

Single dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine is 2021-02-24 09:43:31Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine appeared safe and effective in trials, U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff said in documents pu

Australian bid put on IOC fast track to 2021-02-24 09:01:50The Australian state of Queensland became the strong favourite to host the 2032 Olympics after the IOC gave it the status of its preferred bidder on W

Tiger Woods survived near-fatal crash, but his career 2021-02-24 08:55:12The bad news is that the career of the world's greatest golfer — at least on the game's biggest stages — is probably over.

Space fans crack secret message on NASA's Mars 2021-02-24 07:18:05The huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message, thanks to a puzzle lover on the spacecraft team.

First COVID-19 vaccine doses dispatched by COVAX arrive 2021-02-24 05:01:01The World Health Organization's global vaccine-sharing scheme COVAX delivered its first COVID-19 shots on Wednesday, as the race to get doses to the

Canadian legal luminaries sign letter accusing Iranian courts 2021-02-24 04:00:00The rulings of a court in a rural corner of northeastern Iran have brought together a Who's Who of Canada's legal profession to denounce the mistrea

Online booking complicates COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Washington 2021-02-23 22:21:00People 65 or older are now allowed to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Washington state, but many are hindered by the online booking system which some compla

Rochester, N.Y., police officers involved in death of 2021-02-23 17:35:11Rochester, N.Y., police officers seen on body camera video last March holding down a naked and handcuffed Black man named Daniel Prude until

Security officials blame bad intelligence, contradict each other 2021-02-23 15:50:29Faulty intelligence was to blame for the Capitol defenders' failure to anticipate the violent mob that invaded the iconic building and halted certifi

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The battle over voting restrictions is being waged New! 2021-02-26 08:00:04After ex-President Trump's baseless claims of voting fraud, Republican lawmakers across the U.S. push to change election rules. Arizona leads the way

'Like a lottery': Joy, despair, uncertainty in migrant New! 2021-02-26 06:00:16A Mexican border camp built by Trump immigration policies has yet to be dismantled by Biden.

Coronavirus spreads readily in gyms when people don't 2021-02-25 21:20:35The CDC is urging stricter precautions for gymgoers after tracing coronavirus outbreaks to fitness centers where patrons exercised without wearing mas

Harris coaxes Black communities to get vaccines, but 2021-02-25 21:09:19Supplies and access to COVID-19 vaccines are increasing, but Vice President Kamala Harris is struggling to ease safety concerns among Black Americans.

Biden to visit Texans battered by deadly winter 2021-02-25 21:03:17President Biden's visit to Texas comes as many are angry at state leaders and still recovering after losing power and water.

At conservative gathering, there's just one litmus test: 2021-02-25 18:55:54GOP officials disagree intensely over the party's future. But no sign of debate will be visible when conservatives gather this weekend for CPAC's fe

Conviction of former Syrian secret police officer brings 2021-02-25 12:37:48The conviction of Eyad Gharib, a former officer in Syria's intelligence service, has stirred debate over how best to go after alleged war criminals.

COVID-19 vaccine websites violate disability laws, create inequity 2021-02-25 08:00:23Inaccessible websites limit the ability of blind or visually impaired people to sign up for vaccines, a Kaiser Health News investigation has found.

Pfizer's vaccine trial data holds up in the 2021-02-24 19:57:21A new study from Israel strongly suggests that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine works as well in the real world as it does in clinical trials.

Coronavirus infection leads to immunity that's comparable to 2021-02-24 11:00:50After 90 days, the immunity developed in response to a coronavirus infection is about as protective as a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a new study.

McManus: Joe Manchin drives Democrats crazy, but they 2021-02-24 07:00:52There's a reason Democrats treat the senator from West Virginia with deference: He's their 50th vote.

Mexico's ruling party is divided as president stands 2021-02-24 05:00:12Feminist opposition to a Mexican gubernatorial candidate accused of rape has become a political liability for President Andrés Manuel Ló

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Russia sends Putin opponent Navalny to penal colony New! 2021-02-26 08:15:16Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been transferred to a penal colony where he will serve more than two years, the head of Russia's prison service sai

Volunteers rush to clean up Israel’s beaches, polluted New! 2021-02-26 07:30:01A large number of volunteers have been working since February 19 to clean up the tar covering beaches in southern Israel after an oil spill from an un

Illicit pandemic travel, Audrey Hepburn behind the glamour New! 2021-02-26 06:45:54This week, FRANCE 24 explored efforts to make the French language less sexist and spoke to those daring to travel in these pandemic times. We als

Understanding 'laïcité', France's special brand of state secularism New! 2021-02-26 06:31:07France's particular brand of secularism, known as "laïcité", is considered a backbone of the French Republic. And yet this se

Armenian protesters camp outside parliament demanding PM’s resignation New! 2021-02-26 06:21:10Several hundred opposition supporters were camped out in tents outside Armenia's parliament on Friday demanding Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's res

Paris eyes three-week Covid-19 lockdown in bid to New! 2021-02-26 06:04:50The city of Paris is considering proposing a three-week lockdown in a bid to “reopen everything” in the City of Lights afterwards, the dep

Russians living abroad travel to Moscow to get New! 2021-02-26 05:43:31Thirty-seven countries are now set to receive Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for Covid-19, and Russian authorities have applied to the European Medi

Hundreds of schoolgirls missing in northwest Nigeria after New! 2021-02-26 04:22:54Several hundred girls are missing after a raid by suspected armed bandits on a school hostel in Zamfara, northwest Nigeria, police said Friday, in wha

Myanmar security forces break up anti-coup demonstration in New! 2021-02-26 03:00:50Security forces in Myanmar's largest city on Friday fired warning shots and beat truncheons against their shields while moving to disperse more than

Eritrean troops killed hundreds of civilians in Ethiopia’s New! 2021-02-26 01:52:38Eritrean soldiers fighting across the border in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region killed hundreds of people in a massacre last year in a likely crime

US marks 50 million Covid-19 jabs in Biden’s New! 2021-02-25 23:51:23Days after marking a solemn milestone in the pandemic, US President Joe Biden is celebrating the pace of his efforts to end it.

Collapse at illegal gold mine in Indonesia kills New! 2021-02-25 23:20:18An illegal gold mine on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island collapsed on nearly two dozen people who were working inside, killing six and leaving one wo

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Belgians warned to shun govt-distributed masks as they New! 2021-02-26 09:04:37 Millions of cloth facemasks distributed by the federal government in Belgium in 2020 may contain toxic chemicals according to a newly-leaked report f

West ‘obsessed’ with imposing its own version of New! 2021-02-26 09:04:20 When it comes to protest-hit Belarus, the US and EU are intent on imposing their own systems and values with no regard for the country’s own jo

Portuguese PM hopes EU Covid-19 vaccine passport in New! 2021-02-26 08:51:19 The EU hopes to have Covid-19 vaccine passports ready for use by this summer, Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Friday, as optimism gro

‘Tone-deaf cultural misappropriation’: Furious Mike Tyson calls for New! 2021-02-26 08:09:43 Mike Tyson has called for fans to boycott streaming service Hulu after the company announced an “unauthorized” mini-series on the boxing

Who is the winner in Facebook v Australia New! 2021-02-26 08:07:30 Australian lawmakers finally passed a hotly-debated law that forces tech giants to pay publishers for their content, potentially setting the stage fo

India and China discuss troop pullback in disputed New! 2021-02-26 07:57:58 India and China have announced that they engaged in discussions over a further reduction in the presence of troops along the Line of Actual Control,

Russian media outlets linked to British state conjure New! 2021-02-26 07:43:55 After leaked documents, reported on by RT, exposed how both Meduza and MediaZona received illicit support from the UK government, the pair fired back

Natural gas production plunged 45% during the Texas New! 2021-02-26 07:41:29 Natural gas production in Texas collapsed by 45 percent during the cold snap last week, primarily due to freeze-offs, the Energy Information Administ

Black & Asian communities trust family more than New! 2021-02-26 07:29:53 New research commissioned by the British Red Cross has revealed that black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME) are more likely to trust vaccine

Wage war: Biden blasted for picking a fight New! 2021-02-26 07:28:56 Progressives are feeling shafted by Joe Biden, after the president shied away from fighting the Senate for a minimum wage hike, but launched missiles

EU to impose ‘restrictive measures’ on ‘those responsible’ New! 2021-02-26 07:28:25 The president of the European Council has revealed that the EU will impose sanctions against those deemed by the bloc to be responsible for the arres

FBI looking into potential POLITICAL MOTIVE behind violent New! 2021-02-26 07:20:20 The FBI is reportedly probing potential political motives behind the recent dognapping of Lady Gaga’s French bulldogs. Two of her three bulldog

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Dutch parliament: China's treatment of Uighurs is genocide New! 2021-02-26 04:29:47Activists and UN rights experts say at least one million Muslims are being detained in camps in the remote western region of Xinjiang. The activists a

Japan wildfire rages for 5th day, more households New! 2021-02-26 04:24:14

Biden’s early policy ‘smacks of Trumpism': China state New! 2021-02-26 03:55:13The official China Daily said in an editorial Thursday that the Biden administration’s approach so far “affords little optimism.” Ma

US bombs facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed New! 2021-02-26 03:26:27The airstrike was the first military action undertaken by the Biden administration, which in its first weeks has emphasized its intent to put more foc

Biden, Saudi king speak ahead of Khashoggi murder New! 2021-02-26 02:41:52In their phone call, Biden and the 85-year-old king discussed "the US commitment to help Saudi Arabia defend its territory as it faces attacks from I

Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news New! 2021-02-26 02:20:54

New York prosecutors obtain Trump's tax records: Spokesman 2021-02-25 17:04:48New York prosecutors investigating former president Donald Trump's finances have received his tax returns following a months-long legal battle, a spo

Merkel warns of Covid 3 wave if Germany 2021-02-25 14:39:25"We have to proceed wisely and carefully now so that a third wave does not necessitate a new complete shutdown throughout Germany," Merkel said in a

WHO urges actions for 'long Covid' sufferers 2021-02-25 12:54:06The World Health Organisation's Europe unit is reporting that about one in 10 people who contracted Covid-19 continue to show “persistent ill h

Xi claims complete victory in eradicating absolute poverty 2021-02-25 12:00:35Absolute poverty has been eradicated in the world's most populous country, Xi announced while addressing a gathering held here to mark the country's

US murder suspect 'cooked' victim's heart: Report 2021-02-25 09:44:00

Saudi crown prince has surgery for appendicitis 2021-02-25 07:33:42Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom's de facto ruler, has had successful surgery for appendicitis, state media reported late Wednesda

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McConnell says he would ‘absolutely’ support Trump if New! 2021-02-25 23:49:54``There's no incumbent. Should be a wide-open race," Mitch McConnell said.

U.S. COVID-19 relief bill cannot include $15 minimum New! 2021-02-25 23:30:08Solid Republican opposition to the wage increase means an uphill battle for Democrats to get it approved.

Facebook signs deals to pay 3 Australian news 2021-02-25 21:44:59Facebook said letters of intent had been signed with independent news organizations Private Media, Schwartz Media and Solstice Media.

U.S. launches airstrikes in Syria, targeting facilities used 2021-02-25 21:37:41The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded multiple

U.S. secretary of state to virtually meet with 2021-02-25 18:41:31The visit follows up on Justin Trudeau's own virtual summit this week with U.S. President Joe Biden.

‘Didn’t hurt at all’: Queen Elizabeth says COVID-19 2021-02-25 18:14:56"And the jab – it didn’t hurt at all," Queen Elizabeth said in remarks released by Buckingham Palace.

AstraZeneca backtracks, says it will meet EU supply 2021-02-25 07:59:10However, EU officials remained wary about supply.

A 3rd dose of Pfizer? Company testing booster 2021-02-25 07:21:14They are also in talks to test a vaccine modified to protect specifically against the highly transmissible new variant first found in South Africa.

Whatever happened to… Alan Kurdi and the Syrian 2021-02-25 07:00:07On this episode of the Global News podcast 'Whatever Happened To…?', journalist Erica Vella revisits the story of Alan Kurdi and the Syrian r

Supporters of Myanmar military coup attack protesters with 2021-02-25 01:48:01Students had pledged to join the daily protests and strikes that have been ongoing for roughly three weeks, but police blocked the gates of the campus

Australia passes legislation requiring Facebook, Google to pay 2021-02-24 23:06:50The legislation's architect said it will take time for the digital giants to strike media deals as the new laws come into effect, though both have al

U.S. Capitol Police were warned of violence ahead 2021-02-24 23:00:53A day earlier, her predecessor as chief testified that police expected an enraged but more typical protest crowd of Donald Trump supporters.

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