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  • Chinese farmer who praised lawyers sentenced to 18 years
    A prominent Chinese pig farmer who was detained after praising lawyers during a crackdown on legal activists by President Xi Jinping’s government has been sentenced to 18 years in prison on charges of organizing an attack on officials and other offensesByThe Associated PressJuly 28, 2021, 10:25 AM• 2 min readShare... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-07-28 By The Associated Press
  • Peru's new first family leaving behind rural, Andean home
    CHUGUR, Peru -- The humble two-story, adobe home of the Castillo family, located in one of the poorest districts of Peru deep in the Andes, feels a little empty now. Lilia Paredes packed up the family’s belongings within the last week, neatly folding her husband’s shirts and picking some plates... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-07-26 By FRANKLIN BRICEÑO Associated Press
  • Nicaragua arrests 7th presidential contender in Nov. 7 vote
    Nicaraguan police have placed under house arrest yet another presidential contender, the seventh so farByThe Associated PressJuly 24, 2021, 9:27 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Nicaraguan police placed under house arrest a seventh presidential contender on Saturday, meaning that almost all of those... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-07-24 By The Associated Press
  • New floods hit Belgium amid stormy weather
    New floods have again swamped areas of Belgium and washed away cars as a wave of thunderstorms and heavy rain hit the country on SaturdayByThe Associated PressJuly 24, 2021, 8:19 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBRUSSELS -- New floods have again swamped areas of Belgium and... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-07-24 By The Associated Press
  • Monsoon rains flood Philippine villages, thousands evacuate
    Officials in the Philippines say thousands of residents have fled flooded communities and swollen rivers in the capital of Manila and outlying provincesByThe Associated PressJuly 24, 2021, 8:08 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMANILA, Philippines -- Thousands of residents fled flooded communities and swollen rivers in... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-07-24 By The Associated Press
  • Man in central China survives 3 days in flooded garage
    A news report says a man in central China has been rescued after spending three days trapped in a flooded underground garage during torrential rainsBy DAKE KANG Associated PressJuly 24, 2021, 6:31 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleZHENGZHOU, China -- A man in central China was... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-07-24 By DAKE KANG Associated Press
  • Anti-corruption prosecutor praised by US flees Guatemala
    Anti-corruption prosecutor Juan Francisco Sandoval has fled Guatemala, arriving in neighboring El Salvador just hours after he was removed from his postBy SONIA PÉREZ D. Associated PressJuly 24, 2021, 6:11 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleLAS CHINAMAS, El Salvador -- Anti-corruption prosecutor Juan Francisco Sandoval fled... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-07-24 By SONIA PÉREZ D. Associated Press
  • Vatican closes 2020 with shortfall, but better than forecast
    The Vatican closed out 2020 with a deficit of 66.3 million euros ($78 million), which was better than projected and even lower than pre-pandemic 2019ByThe Associated PressJuly 24, 2021, 4:26 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleVATICAN CITY -- The Vatican closed out 2020 with a deficit... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-07-24 By The Associated Press
  • UK's summer getaway takes off but nothing like pre-COVID
    With all British schools now closed for the summer, airports and airlines are looking a tad more normal, though the number of families heading off for warmer climes remains way down from before the coronavirus pandemicBy PAN PYLAS Associated PressJuly 24, 2021, 2:41 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-07-24 By PAN PYLAS Associated Press
  • Lebanon signs deal to sell Iraqi fuel in move to ease crisis
    Lebanon has signed a deal to broker Iraqi fuel sales in hopes of alleviating a crippling financial and energy crisis in the small Mediterranean countryBy SARAH EL DEEB Associated PressJuly 24, 2021, 2:07 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBEIRUT -- Lebanon signed a deal Saturday to... Read more
    Source: ABC - World Published on: 2021-07-24 By SARAH EL DEEB Associated Press

  • Russia sends COVID-19 aid to Cuba: defense ministry
    Russia has sent a shipment of coronavirus-related humanitarian assistance to Cuba, including 1 million medical masks, the defense ministry said on Saturday, adding President Vladimir Putin had given instructions for the aid.Cuba, which kept coronavirus infections low last year, earlier this week reported the highest rate of contagion per capita... Read more
    Source: Fox - World Published on: 2021-07-24 By Jessica Chasmar
  • Taliban rockets target Kabul palace before Eid al-Adha
    At least three rockets hit near the presidential palace on Tuesday shortly before Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was to give an address to mark the major Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.There were no injuries and the rockets landed outside the heavily fortified palace grounds, said Mirwais Stanikzai, spokesman for the... Read more
    Source: Fox - World Published on: 2021-07-20 By Fox News
  • Russia warns US over hypersonic missiles in Europe, could lead to ‘inadvertent conflict’
    The Russian Embassy in the U.S. did not mince words in a tweet late Monday warning Washington not to deploy hypersonic missiles in Europe. The tweet begins with a red exclamation point and reads: "We would like to remind @PentagonPressSec that potential deployment of any [American flag] hypersonic [missile] in Europe... Read more
    Source: Fox - World Published on: 2021-07-19 By Edmund DeMarche
  • Afghans who helped US being evacuated to Virginia Army base
    About 2,500 Afghans who worked for the U.S. government will be evacuated to a military base in Virginia along with their families pending approval of their visas, the Biden administration said Monday as the administration rapidly moves to complete the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan.Members of Congress have expressed... Read more
    Source: Fox - World Published on: 2021-07-19 By Fox News
  • Russia successfully tests state-of-the-art cruise missile
    Russia has successfully tested a state-of-the-art cruise missile hailed by President Vladimir Putin as the best in the world, according to reports."The tactical and technical characteristics of the Tsirkon missile were confirmed during the tests," the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.BIDEN TELLS PUTIN TO 'DISRUPT' RANSOMWARE GROUPS OPERATING... Read more
    Source: Fox - World Published on: 2021-07-19 By Fox News
  • China threatens to nuke Japan over Taiwan in video played on CCP-sanctioned channel
    The Chinese Communist Party aired a video in which it warned Japan of a nuclear response and "full-scale war" if the island nation interferes in China’s handling of Taiwan. The video, which appeared on a channel approved by the CCP, singles out Japan as the one exception to China’s policy to... Read more
    Source: Fox - World Published on: 2021-07-19 By Peter Aitken
  • Afghanistan recalls diplomats from Pakistan after ambassador’s daughter allegedly abducted, tortured
    Afghanistan has initiated a withdrawal of diplomats from Pakistan following the alleged abduction of the ambassador’s daughter in the nation’s capital. Silsila Alikhil, daughter of Ambassador Najib Alikhil, was kidnapped in Islamabad on Friday and held for several hours, during which she was "severely tortured." The action "wounded the psyche" of... Read more
    Source: Fox - World Published on: 2021-07-19 By Peter Aitken
  • Official: Haiti's interim prime minister to step down
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti’s designated Prime Minister Ariel Henry will replace the country’s interim prime minister to honor the wishes of the country’s slain president, an official told The Associated Press on Monday.HAITI PRESIDENT ASSASSINATION SUSPECT WAS CONFIDENTIAL DEA SOURCE, OFFICIAL SAYSIt wasn’t immediately clear how quickly interim Prime Minister... Read more
    Source: Fox - World Published on: 2021-07-19 By Fox News
  • Haiti’s president pleaded with top officer during raid: ‘Come save my life’
    For about 10 minutes, Haitian President Jovenel Moïse attempted to call security forces to counter the early morning raid that unfolded at his home earlier this month before he was assassinated, according to a report.The Miami Herald reported that Moïse called the Haitian National Police commissioner, and urged him to, "Mobilize... Read more
    Source: Fox - World Published on: 2021-07-19 By Edmund DeMarche
  • Hurricane Felicia strengthens into category 4 storm over eastern North Pacific
    close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for July 17 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com.Hurricane Felicia strengthened into a category 4 hurricane on Friday. At 2 p.m. PDT, the storm was centered over the eastern North Pacific Ocean around 985 miles west-southwest of the... Read more
    Source: Fox - World Published on: 2021-07-17 By Julia Musto