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Gabonese are awaking to a new military leader after mutinous soldiers ousted a president whose family had ruled the nation for more than five decades. Soldiers on state TV Wednesday said that Gen. … more
Asian stock markets are mostly lower after Japanese factory activity and Chinese service industry growth weakened. Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul declined. Tokyo gained. Oil prices edged lower. Wall … more
North Korea says its latest missile launches were a simulation of “scorched earth” nuclear strikes on South Korea. The North's state media said Thursday it's also conducted a command post drill … more
If you hail a rickshaw in the Indian city of Bengaluru, your driver might just be a 38-year-old transgender woman named Preethi. Not that long ago, Preethi says she was surviving by begging for money … more
India is one of the fastest growing electric vehicle markets in the world, and more than 90% of India’s 2.3 million EVs are the cheaper and more popular two- or three-wheelers — that’s … more
A rare blue supermoon — the closest full moon of the year — dazzled stargazers Wednesday night. Saturn joined the celestial spectacle, visible alongside the moon, at least where skies were … more
Police west of Toronto warned drivers to keep their car windows closed after a truck spilled crates carrying five million bees onto a road. Pedestrians were also asked to avoid the area. Halton … more
MONACO (AP) — The governing body of European soccer heads to its annual awards gala on Thursday in Monaco amid turmoil created by its vice president from Spain. Luis Rubiales won't be at the … more
The president of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba, knew well the threat of military coups in his part of the world. But he swore one wouldn’t happen to him. “Rest assured that I will never allow you and … more
South Korea says North Korea has launched a ballistic missile toward the North’s eastern waters. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff says the launch occurred Wednesday but gave no further … more
An Israeli court has ruled that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s eldest son must compensate a woman who sued him after he implied she was having an affair with his father’s chief political … more
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Another game, another blowout for the U.S. at the Basketball World Cup. And now the competition figures to get considerably tougher. Anthony Edwards scored 22 points … more
The Kremlin says “deliberate wrongdoing” is among the possible causes of the plane crash that killed mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin last week. A Kremlin spokesperson noted that “different … more
Pope Francis is travelling to Mongolia this week to minister to one of the world's tiniest and newest Catholic communities, the first-ever visit by a Roman pontiff to the East Asian country. In some … more
Nearly a dozen soldiers took to state television and said they were overturning the presidential election and called for calm among the population. A spokesperson for the group said they will respect … more
An Indian foreign ministry official says New Delhi has lodged a protest over a new Chinese map that lays claim to India’s territory. The objection comes ahead of the G20 summit of industrialized … more
Logging is threatening Omo Forest Reserve in southern Nigeria, which is home to endangered wildlife like African elephants. Conservationists say the outer region of the reserve, where logging is … more
Ukrainian officials say a Russian attack on Kyiv killed two people. Russia, meanwhile, has accused Ukraine of launching what appeared to be the biggest drone attack on Russian soil since Moscow sent … more
Guatemala's Aug. 20 presidential election has been bogged down in court and legal challenges despite the fact the results were clear: Progressive candidate Bernardo Arévalo won about 61% of the vote … more
A massive wildfire is burning unabated in northeastern Greece for the 11th day despite the efforts of hundreds of firefighters and a fleet of water-dropping aircraft. After burning across vast tracts … more
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