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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has slashed its forecasts for economic growth in the 27-nation bloc amid the prospect of a drawn-out Russian war in Ukraine and disruptions to energy supplies. The EU's gross domestic...
Protesters march to express their opposition to the ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of its return to Japan, after 27 years of American rule, on May 15, 1972, in Ginowan, Okinawa. The protesters staged a rally demanding a speedier reduction of US mili

TOKYO (AP): Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki on Sunday urged Japan’s central government to do more to reduce the US military presence in the southern island group as it marked the 50th anniversary of its return to Japan after 27 years of American...
This photo, provided by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, shows Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi  (centre) walking with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the new president of the United Arab Emirates, on his arrival to offer offers condolences

DUBAI (AP) An array of presidents and prime ministers continued to descend on the United Arab Emirates Sunday from around the world, to pay their respects to the federation’s late ruler. They also came to praise his successor, Sheikh Mohammed bin...

WEISSENHAUS, Germany (AP) — The Group of Seven leading economies warned Saturday that the war in Ukraine is stoking a global food and energy crisis which threatens poor countries. The group said that urgent measures are needed to...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — At least 10 people were killed Saturday afternoon in a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. Details on the number of additional people shot at the Tops...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court has been changed by the shocking leak of a draft opinion earlier this month. The opinion suggests the court is poised to overturn the right to an abortion recognised nearly 50...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has banned exports of wheat effective immediately, citing a risk to its food security, partly due to the war in Ukraine. A notice in the government gazette by the Directorate of Foreign Trade, dated Friday,...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is experiencing a surge of new COVID-19 cases driven by two omicron sub-variants, according to health experts. For about three weeks the country has seen increasing numbers of new cases and somewhat higher...

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — After a month of crippling ransomware attacks, Costa Rica has declared a state of emergency. In theory, the measure usually reserved to deal with natural disasters or the COVID-19 pandemic would free up the...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A 21-year-old Russian soldier went on trial Friday in Kyiv for the killing of an unarmed Ukrainian civilian, marking the first war crime prosecution of a member of the Russian military after 11 weeks of bloodshed in...
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