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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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    Oxfam urges radical economic rejig for post-COVID world

    Anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday that the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic will lead to the biggest increase in global inequalities on record unless governments rejig their economies By PAN PYLAS Associated Press January 25, 2021, 12:01 AM • 3 min read LONDON — Anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday that the fallout of the coronavirus […] 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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