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China to dominate Biden’s security talks with Japan’s Kishida

TOKYO: The leaders of the United States and Japan will contend with China's growing might, North Korea's missiles and Russia's aims in...

Brazil electoral court could ban Telegram app for not fighting fake news

BRASILIA - Brazil's top electoral authority, the TSE, is considering whether to ban the messaging app Telegram during the run-up to October...

Brazilian samba singer Elza Soares dies at 91

RIO DE JANEIRO - Elza Soares, one of the most revered singers in Brazilian samba music, died at her home in Rio...

China and Russia block US push for UN sanctions on North Korea

UNITED NATIONS - China and Russia on Thursday (Jan 20) blocked a US push to impose United Nations sanctions on five North...

Soccer legend Pele back in hospital for more chemotherapy -ESPN

Brazilian soccer great Pele has returned to hospital for new chemotherapy sessions, sports website ESPN reported on Thursday. The...

FIFA boss Infantino moves to Doha to monitor World Cup progress

PARIS - FIFA president Gianni Infantino has moved to Doha on a temporary basis to oversee the build-up to the 2022 World...

Boris denies blackmailing Tory rebels

LONDON - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday (Jan 20) denied new allegations that his aides had tried to "blackmail" and...

Biden: Any movement by Russia into Ukraine will be considered invasion

WASHINGTON - US President Joe Biden said on Thursday (Jan 20) that he has made clear to Russian President Vladimir Putin that any...

President Joko Widodo: Indonesia to push for new global health agency

JAKARTA - Indonesia will push for the creation of a new global health agency while the country holds the presidency of the...

France to unveil timetable for easing COVID-19 restrictions

PARIS - France will unveil a timetable for easing COVID-19 restrictions later on Thursday (Jan 20), government spokesman Gabriel Attal said, though...

Ex-Pope Benedict criticised in Munich Church abuse report

BERLIN - Former Pope Benedict XVI failed to take action against clerics in four cases of alleged sexual abuse in his archdiocese...

Emirates to resume US flights after ‘temporary’ 5G reprieve

DUBAI - Emirates said Thursday (Jan 20) it will lift a suspension of flights to several US destinations in a "temporary reprieve"...

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Tokyo hits record 11,000 COVID-19 cases, Japan over 50,000 for first time

TOKYO: Tokyo recorded its fourth record number of daily COVID-19 infections on Saturday (Jan 22), breaking above 10,000, while Japan's exceeded 50,000 for...

The incredible story of this 19-year-old who flew around the world in 155 days

She could have started college. Instead, she spent five months flying more than 32,000 miles across five continents. “My...

Quick loop: IMF’s Georgieva says more than central bankers need to fight inflation

WASHINGTON - IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday it is not just central bankers who need to fight inflation, but...