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Tensions between Beijing and Washington add to world's Covid-19 woes

BEIJING, China - China said on Sunday that its relations with the United States were "on the brink of a ...

Eight inmates die during Guadalajara prison brawl

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Eight inmates died after a brawl broke out in the high-security Mexican prison from which infamous drug ...

In Bolsonaro's Brazil, Everyone Else Is to Blame for Virus

RIO DE JANEIRO - With Brazil emerging as one of the world's most infected countries, President Jair Bolsonaro is deflecting ...

Alvarez, Women's World Cup coach for Brazil, dies at 63

Former Brazil women's soccer coach Oswaldo Alvarez died Monday at 63 after a battle with liver cancer. Known as Vadao, ...

Groups drawn for BLAST Premier Spring Showdown

Teams from Europe, North America and South America have been drawn into four groups ahead of the BLAST Premier Spring ...

Memorial Day Weekend Draws Crowds, Triggers Warnings

ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA - The Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of summer in the U.S. meant big crowds ...

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Israeli army turns on Palestinians praying at Al Aqsa Mosque

EAST JERUSALEM - Israeli police attacked worshipers performing Eid prayers outside the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, wounding several elderly Muslims, ...

Tensions between Beijing and Washington add to world's Covid-19 woes

BEIJING, China - China said on Sunday that its relations with the United States were "on the brink of a ...

Protesters for and against lockdowns clash in Germany

HAMBURG, Germany - German police clashed with a large crowd of demonstrators who gathered to protest against a sanctioned anti-lockdown ...

Coronavirus hoses down end of Ramadan celebrations

BALO-I, Lanao del Norte, Philippines - The Sulog family normally celebrates the end of Ramadan through hosting a communal prayer ...

Hong Kong protesters hit with tear gas, water cannon

HONG KONG - Hong Kong police fired tear gas, water cannon and pepper balls at separate groups totaling thousands of ...

Coronavirus to impact economies of smaller Caibbean countries

How can the United Nations sustainable development goals improve health and education, reduce inequality and spur economic growth while the ...