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    India, China soldiers brawl again along disputed frontier

    Officials say Indian and Chinese soldiers brawled last week along the countries’ disputed border as a monthslong standoff between the nuclear-armed rivals continues By AIJAZ HUSSAIN and SHEIKH SAALIQ Associated Press January 25, 2021, 9:55 AM • 3 min read SRINAGAR, India — Indian and Chinese soldiers brawled last week along the countries’ disputed border, […] More

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    Judge orders Uganda’s Bobi Wine freed from house arrest

    A judge ruled on Monday that Ugandan security forces cannot detain presidential challenger Bobi Wine inside his home, rebuking authorities for holding the candidate under house arrest following a disputed election By RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press January 25, 2021, 8:45 AM • 2 min read KAMPALA, Uganda — A judge ruled on Monday that Ugandan […] More

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    Israel extradites woman wanted for sex crimes to Australia

    Israel has extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in Australia By ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press January 25, 2021, 7:33 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities on Monday extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in […] More

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    Samsung scion Lee won’t appeal prison sentence for bribery

    Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong will not appeal a court ruling that sentenced him to two and a half years in prison for bribing South Korea’s then-president for business favors By KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press January 25, 2021, 5:53 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung […] More

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    Ruling Communist Party to set Vietnam’s course this week

    Leading members of Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party meet this week to approve future policy and help select the nation’s top leaders amid talk whether the party chief will stay By HAU DINH Associated Press January 25, 2021, 3:50 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HANOI, Vietnam — Almost 1,600 […] More

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    Greek socialist ex-minister Valyrakis, 77, found dead at sea

    Sifis Valyrakis, a former minister and resistance fighter against Greece’s 1967-74 military dictatorship who twice made daring escapes, was found dead at sea Sunday night, the coast guard has announced By DEMETRIS NELLAS Associated Press January 24, 2021, 8:24 PM • 3 min read ATHENS, Greece — Sifis Valyrakis, a former minister and resistance fighter […] More

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    Israel opens embassy in UAE, expanding new relations

    Israel says it has opened its embassy in the United Arab Emirates ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 5:54 PM • 1 min read JERUSALEM — Israel on Sunday said it has opened its embassy in the United Arab Emirates, following through on last year’s U.S.-brokered agreement to establish full diplomatic ties with the Gulf […] More

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    Kremlin: US comments on protests support law-breaking

    The Kremlin’s spokesman says the U.S. Embassy’s statements about the extensive protests in Russia, in which more than 3,500 people reportedly were arrested, interfere in the country’s domestic affairs and encourage Russians to break the law ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 2:25 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article […] More

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    UN: Yemen’s warring sides resume talks on prisoner exchange

    The U.N. says Yemen’s warring sides have resumed U.N.-backed negotiations in Jordan over a prisoner swap ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 11:51 AM • 2 min read CAIRO — Yemen’s warring sides Sunday resumed United Nations-backed negotiations over a prisoner swap, the world body said, more than three months after they completed the war’s […] 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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    Argentina’s abortion law enters force under watchful eyes

    Argentina’s groundbreaking abortion law goes into force Sunday under the watchful eyes of women’s groups and government officials, who hope to ensure its full implementation despite opposition from conservative and church groups By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA Associated Press January 24, 2021, 5:01 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BUENOS AIRES, […] More

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