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Peru’s new president promises constitution change

LIMA, (AFP):- Leftist Pedro Castillo was sworn in as Peru's fifth president in three years Wednesday on the 200th anniversary

In breakthrough, Tanzania kicks off COVID-19 vaccinations

By CARA ANNA, NAIROBI, Kenya (AP):- In a major breakthrough for one of the world’s last countries to embrace COVID-19

Koreas restore communication channels, agree to improve ties

By HYUNG-JIN KIM, SEOUL, South Korea (AP):- North and South Korea have restored suspended communication channels between them and their

UN chief: World hunger worsened by climate change, conflict

ROME (AP):- U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday warned that climate change and conflict are both a consequence and a

Nigerian bandits release 28 kidnapped students

KANO NIGERIA, (AFP):- Gunmen who seized 121 students at a high school in northwestern Nigeria in early July have released

Death rates soar in Southeast Asia as virus wave spreads

By DAVID RISING and EILEEN NG, KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP):- Indonesia has converted nearly its entire oxygen production to medical

Western Canada declares fire emergency as evacuations climb

MONTREAL, (AFP):- Canada's western province of British Columbia declared a state of emergency Tuesday, with wildfires expected to grow even

India’s pandemic death toll could be in the millions

By SHEIKH SAALIQ and KRUTIKA PATHI, NEW DELHI (AP):- India’s excess deaths during the pandemic could be a staggering 10

Tokyo’s real life Paw Patrol keeps crime on short leash

TOKYO, (AFP):- It's a neighbourhood watch with a difference. A clean-nosed crew, sniffing out trouble and keeping the streets safe

‘Dead body carrier’: Covid surge overwhelms Myanmar burial volunteers

YANGON, (AFP):- With hospitals in junta-run Myanmar empty of pro-democracy medical staff and coronavirus cases surging nationwide, volunteers are going

93 dead, hundreds missing in huge floods in Germany and…

BAD NEUENAHR-AHRWEILER, Germany, (AFP):- The death toll from devastating floods in Europe soared to at least 93 Friday, most of

Vigilantism grows in S.Africa as citizens tackle unrest

JOHANNESBURG, (AFP):- Armed community members and vigilante groups have stepped in to tackle unrest in South Africa, taking matters into

Vaccine deliveries rising as delta virus variant slams Asia

By DAVID RISING and VICTORIA MILKO, JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP):- As many Asian countries battle their worst surge of COVID-19 infections,

Indonesia reports 54,000 virus cases, becomes Asian hotspot

By EDNA TARIGAN, JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP):- Indonesia reported more than 54,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time Wednesday, surpassing

‘Overdue’: Biden sets Aug. 31 for US exit from Afghanistan

By ZEKE MILLER and AAMER MADHANI, WASHINGTON (AP):- President Joe Biden says the U.S. military operation in Afghanistan will end

Seoul spy agency: No sign NKorean leader has been vaccinated

By HYUNG-JIN KIM and KIM TONG-HYIUNG,SEOUL, South Korea (AP):- There is no sign that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

As global COVID-19 deaths top 4 million, a suicide in…

By FRANKLIN BRICENO, MARIA CHENG and JOSHUA GOODMAN, AREQUIPA, Peru (AP):- On the last day of Javier Vilca’s life, his

Official: Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home

By EVENS SANON and DÁNICA COTO,PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP):- Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in an attack on his private

Gunmen abduct 140 school students in northwest Nigeria

KADUNA, NIGERIA, (AFP):- Gunmen kidnapped 140 students from a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria on Monday, a school official and

Rescuers slog through mud in Japan resort where 20 missing

By MARI YAMAGUCHI and KANTARO KOMIYA, TOKYO (AP):- Rescue workers slogged through mud and debris Monday looking for at least