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N Korea says it fired anti-aircraft missile, 4th recent test

N Korea says it fired anti-aircraft missile, 4th recent test North Korea says it has test-fired a new anti-aircraft missile By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated PressOctober 2, 2021, 4:06 AM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:17 On Location: October 1, 2021 Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.The Associated Press SEOUL, South …

Groups: Both sides used starvation as tool in Yemen war

Groups: Both sides used starvation as tool in Yemen war Two human rights groups have accused both sides in the Yemen conflict of using starvation as a weapon of war By SAMY MAGDY Associated PressSeptember 1, 2021, 2:12 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:14 On Location: September 1, 2021 Catch up …

Tigray forces in Ethiopia support ‘negotiated end’ to war

Tigray forces in Ethiopia support ‘negotiated end’ to war The leader of Tigray forces in Ethiopia has expressed the commitment to a “negotiated end” to the nine-month war that has killed thousands and left nearly half a million people facing famine By CARA ANNA Associated PressAugust 26, 2021, 8:45 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare …

Israel talks Iran with envoys from Security Council states

Israel talks Iran with envoys from Security Council states Israel is urging ambassadors of U.N. Security Council member states to take action against Iran following last week’s drone strike off the coast of Oman on a merchant vessel linked to an Israeli billionaire ByThe Associated PressAugust 4, 2021, 5:55 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare …

Top EU official says aid access to Syrians must stay open

Top EU official says aid access to Syrians must stay open A top EU official says that the potential closure of the only remaining border crossing through which humanitarian aid can enter parts of Syria held by anti-government insurgents would have “dramatic” consequences for millions of civilians By SUZAN FRASER and SARAH EL DEEB Associated …

Germany gets British support for UN Security Council seat

Germany gets British support for UN Security Council seat The German and British foreign ministers have agreed to hold an annual “strategic dialogue” on international affairs in a joint statement that supports a permanent seat for Germany on the U.N. Security Council ByThe Associated PressJune 30, 2021, 2:52 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to …

Russia denies its personnel in CAR involved in killings

Russia denies its personnel in CAR involved in killings The Kremlin has strongly rejected the claims that Russian military instructors in the Central African Republic have been involved in killing civilians and looting homes ByThe Associated PressJune 28, 2021, 11:49 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MOSCOW — The Kremlin on …

International criticism of Nicaragua crackdown grows

International criticism of Nicaragua crackdown grows International criticism of the Nicaraguan government has grown following another night of arrests in Managua ByThe Associated PressJune 22, 2021, 8:10 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this March 21, 2019 file photo, Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega speaks next to first …

Myanmar rejects UN resolution urging arms embargo

Myanmar rejects UN resolution urging arms embargo Myanmar has rejected a U.N. General Assembly resolution calling for an arms embargo against the Southeast Asian nation and condemning the military’s February seizure of power ByThe Associated PressJune 19, 2021, 5:19 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BANGKOK — Myanmar’s Foreign Ministry on …

UN envoy regrets failure to mediate a Yemen cease-fire

UN envoy regrets failure to mediate a Yemen cease-fire The outgoing U,N By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated PressJune 15, 2021, 7:16 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this July 1, 2019 file photo, United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths speaks during his meeting with Russian …

Watchdog warns of aid disaster in Syria; shelling kills 11

Watchdog warns of aid disaster in Syria; shelling kills 11 Human Rights Watch says millions of Syrians risk losing access to lifesaving aid if Russia manages to block at the U.N. Security Council the use of the last remaining cross-border corridor for U.N. aid into northwest Syria By SARAH EL DEEB Associated PressJune 10, 2021, …

US envoy: Syrians face ‘senseless cruelty’ if border is shut

US envoy: Syrians face ‘senseless cruelty’ if border is shut The U_S_ ambassador to the U_N_ says the closure of the last remaining humanitarian border crossing into Syria could cause “senseless cruelty.” By SUZAN FRASER Associated PressJune 4, 2021, 2:43 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressIn this handout photo …

Israel kills 42 in Gaza as Netanyahu warns war will go on

Israel kills 42 in Gaza as Netanyahu warns war will go on Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City have flattened three buildings and killed at least 42 people By FARES AKRAM and RAVI NESSMAN Associated PressMay 16, 2021, 8:25 PM• 7 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressPalestinian rescuers pull a survivor from …

The Latest: Pentagon speeds up exit of personnel from Israel

The Latest: Pentagon speeds up exit of personnel from Israel The U.S. Defense Department has flown about 120 personnel out of Israel as a precaution in light of the ongoing violence in the Mideast By The Associated PressMay 13, 2021, 8:36 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressSmoke rises following …

Myanmar junta brands ousted lawmakers ‘terrorists’

Myanmar junta brands ousted lawmakers ‘terrorists’ Myanmar’s junta has labeled a shadow government of lawmakers and politicians ousted in a February coup and a people’s defense force that is being set up to confront security forces as terrorist groups ByThe Associated PressMay 9, 2021, 8:30 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe …

Libya’s top diplomat urges withdrawal of foreign fighters

Libya’s top diplomat urges withdrawal of foreign fighters Libya’s top diplomat has called for the departure of foreign forces and mercenaries from the North African country as it heads toward elections later this year By SAMY MAGDY Associated PressMay 3, 2021, 7:39 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CAIRO — Libya’s …

Escalating violence ups pressure for Myanmar sanctions

Escalating violence ups pressure for Myanmar sanctions The escalation of violence in Myanmar as authorities crack down on protests against the February 1 coup is adding to pressure for more sanctions against the junta By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business WriterMarch 7, 2021, 2:30 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE …

Protests, tear gas in Myanmar after UN envoy urges action

Protests, tear gas in Myanmar after UN envoy urges action Security forces in Myanmar have again used force to disperse anti-coup protesters, a day after the U.N. special envoy urged the Security Council to take action to quell junta violence that this week left more than 50 demonstrators dead and scores injured ByThe Associated PressMarch …

Protesters defy Myanmar security forces as UN action urged

Protesters defy Myanmar security forces as UN action urged Demonstrators have defied growing violence by Myanmar security forces and staged more anti-coup rallies, while the U.N. special envoy for the country called for urgent Security Council action ByThe Associated PressMarch 5, 2021, 9:13 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressAnti-coup …

Myanmar crackdown on protests, widely filmed, sparks outrage

Myanmar crackdown on protests, widely filmed, sparks outrage Footage of a brutal crackdown on protests against a coup in Myanmar has unleashed outrage and calls for a stronger international response ByThe Associated PressMarch 4, 2021, 7:27 PM• 7 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:19 On Location: March 4, 2021 Catch up on the …

Reports: Myanmar security forces kill at least 33 protesters

Reports: Myanmar security forces kill at least 34 protesters Myanmar security forces have dramatically escalated their crackdown on protests against last month’s coup ByThe Associated PressMarch 3, 2021, 8:35 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:07 On Location: March 3, 2021 Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.The Associated Press YANGON, …

5 dead, 8 wounded in suicide bombing in Somalia’s capital

5 dead, 8 wounded in suicide bombing in Somalia’s capitalPolice in Somalia say five people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated  an explosives belt near the police academy in the capital, MogadishuBy MOHAMED SHEIKH NOR Associated PressNovember 17, 2020, 3:10 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressA man peers …

Hostel at North Korean embassy in Berlin closed for good

Hostel at North Korean embassy in Berlin closed for goodA Berlin official says a hostel on the grounds of the North Korean embassy in Berlin accused of helping finance the East Asian country in violation of international sanctions has been closedByThe Associated PressMay 29, 2020, 1:12 PM2 min read2 min read BERLIN — A hostel …

Kazakhstan’s president names his aide senate speaker

Kazakhstan's president names his aide senate speakerKazakhstan’s president has put his aide in charge of the country’s senate, moving to tighten his grip on the energy-rich Central Asian nationByThe Associated PressMay 4, 2020, 11:53 AM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleFILE – In this Tuesday, April 23, 2019 file photo, Kazakhstan's …