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  • UK court to rule on Assange bid to prevent US extradition
    Britain’s High Court is set to rule on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can take his fight against U.S. extradition to the U.K. Supreme CourtByThe Associated PressJanuary 24, 2022, 8:17 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleLONDON -- Britain’s High Court is set to rule Monday on... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2022-01-23 By The Associated Press
  • 2 Japanese planes fly more aid to Tonga after volcanic blast
    Two Japanese aircraft have left Australia to deliver more vital aid to Tonga as the Pacific nation deals with the aftermath of a volcanic eruption and tsunamiBy ROD McGUIRK Associated PressJanuary 24, 2022, 8:05 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleCANBERRA, Australia -- Two Japanese aircraft left... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2022-01-23 By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press
  • Pakistan launches anti-polio drive as COVID-19 cases rise
    Pakistani authorities have launched the year's first anti-polio campaign even as coronavirus cases suddenly riseByThe Associated PressJanuary 24, 2022, 8:38 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleISLAMABAD -- Pakistani authorities on Monday launched this year's first nationwide anti-polio campaign even as coronavirus infections surge.About 150,000 health workers... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2022-01-23 By The Associated Press
  • UAE says it intercepts 2 ballistic missiles over Abu Dhabi
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The United Arab Emirates intercepted two ballistic missiles claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels over the skies of Abu Dhabi early Monday, authorities said, the second attack in a week that targeted the Emirati capital.The missile fire further escalates tensions across the Persian Gulf, which previously... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2022-01-23 By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press
  • China sends 39 warplanes toward Taiwan, largest in new year
    China has flown 39 warplanes toward Taiwan in its largest such sortie of the new year, continuing a pattern that the island has answered by scrambling its own military jets in responseBy HUIZHONG WU Associated PressJanuary 24, 2022, 5:58 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTAIPEI, Taiwan... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2022-01-23 By HUIZHONG WU Associated Press
  • Aid group says death toll from Yemen prison airstrike at 87
    An aid group says workers in war-wrecked Yemen have recovered five more bodies from the rubble of a prison facility hit by a Saudi-led coalition airstrikeByThe Associated PressJanuary 23, 2022, 8:39 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleCAIRO -- Workers in war-wrecked Yemen recovered five more bodies... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2022-01-23 By The Associated Press
  • Standoff near Syrian prison holding IS militants continues
    BEIRUT -- Clashes between U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters and militants continued for a fourth day Sunday near a prison in northeastern Syria that houses thousands of members of the Islamic State group, the Kurdish force said.The standoff follows a bold assault by the extremists that breached the premises of Gweiran... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2022-01-23 By SARAH EL DEEB Associated Press
  • Heavy gunfire reported at Burkina Faso military base
    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso -- Mutinous soldiers seized control of a military base in Burkina Faso's capital Sunday, raising fears of a coup attempt in the West African nation as gunfire rang out for hours amid growing frustration with the government's handling of the Islamic insurgency.The apparent mutiny came one day... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2022-01-23 By SAM MEDNICK Associated Press
  • Honduran Congress splits, threatens new president's plans
    Honduran President-elect Xiomara Castro is facing a growing crisis: Dueling sessions of the newly elected Congress on Sunday elected different sets of leadersBy MARLON GONZÁLEZ Associated PressJanuary 23, 2022, 6:18 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- Honduran President-elect Xiomara Castro faced a growing crisis... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2022-01-23 By MARLON GONZÁLEZ Associated Press
  • Taliban begin talks in Norway as hunger stalks Afghanistan
    Three days of talks between a Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, the Norwegian government and several allied countries have started in Oslo amid a deteriorating humanitarian situation in AfghanistanBy DAVID KEYTON Associated PressJanuary 23, 2022, 5:53 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2022-01-23 By DAVID KEYTON Associated Press