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    Mexico’s president says he’s tested positive for COVID-19

    Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he has tested positive for COVID-19 and that the symptoms are mild By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press January 25, 2021, 1:27 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday he has tested positive […] More

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    Israel targets flights, religious scofflaws, as virus rages

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will be closing its international airport to nearly all flights as the government races to bring a raging coronavirus outbreak under control By JOSEF FEDERMAN Associated Press January 24, 2021, 7:18 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […] More

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    Egypt says it has launched vaccination against coronavirus

    Egypt has launched a vaccination campaign against the coronavirus By SAMY MAGDY Associated Press January 24, 2021, 2:42 PM • 2 min read CAIRO — Egypt on Sunday launched a vaccination campaign against the coronavirus, with the first shots of Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm’s vaccine given to healthcare workers in the Suez Canal city […] More

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    Portugal chooses a president amid a severe pandemic surge

    Portugal is holding a presidential election, with the moderate incumbent candidate strongly favored to earn a second five-year term By BARRY HATTON Associated Press January 24, 2021, 8:33 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LISBON, Portugal — Portugal held a presidential election Sunday, with the moderate incumbent candidate strongly […] More

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    Protests against Israeli PM Netanyahu continue nationwide

    Over a thousand protesters have gathered in Jerusalem demanding the Israeli prime minister step down over corruption charges against him ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 8:18 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Over a thousand protesters gathered in Jerusalem on Saturday for weekly demonstrations demanding Israeli […] More

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    Pope again cancels appearances due to nerve pain

    Pope Francis is once again canceling public appearances due to nerve pain ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 6:35 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is once again canceling public appearances due to nerve pain. Francis will not participate in three events over the […] More

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    Tunisia bans protests, extends curfew as virus cases jump

    Tunisia is extending its virus curfew and banning demonstrations for three weeks as it tries to stem a rapid rise in infections By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA Associated Press January 23, 2021, 3:30 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia is extending its virus curfew and banning […] More

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    Diplomats contact Canadian held for over 2 years in China

    Canada says its officials have met online with former diplomat Michael Kovrig, who has been held in China for more than two years in a case related to an executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 2:30 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING […] More

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    EXPLAINER: A look at Portugal’s presidential election

    Portugal will hold a presidential election on Sunday, choosing a head of state to serve a five-year term By BARRY HATTON Associated Press January 23, 2021, 1:13 PM • 2 min read LISBON, Portugal — Portugal will hold a presidential election Sunday, choosing a head of state to serve a five-year term as the country […] More

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    AP PHOTOS: Marchers rehearse for India’s Republic Day parade

    By MANISH SWARUP Associated Press January 23, 2021, 8:46 AM • 2 min read NEW DELHI — Wielding a sword and wearing a turban in the colors of his regiment, Indian army Maj. Piyush Sharma thundered, “Troops, prepare to march.” On his order, the camel-mounted regiment — its mustachioed riders led by shiny brass bands […] More

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    Ambulances queue at hospitals as virus surge slams Portugal

    Ambulances waiting to deliver COVID-19 patients are queueing outside hospital emergency departments as Portugal’s COVID-19 surge continues unabated By HELENA ALVES and BARRY HATTON Associated Press January 22, 2021, 8:15 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LISBON, Portugal — Ambulances waiting to deliver COVID-19 patients queued outside hospital emergency […] More

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