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Greece: Parliament set to extend western coastal waters New! 2021-01-20 08:25:05ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Lawmakers in Greece are set Wednesday to approve legislation to extend the country's territorial waters along its western coast

Zimbabwe's foreign minister dies of COVID-19 amid resurgence New! 2021-01-20 06:15:56HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Zimbabwe’s Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo, who gained prominence in 2017 as the military general who announced the coup

Trump pardons Israeli officer who enlisted spy Pollard New! 2021-01-20 05:19:27JERUSALEM (AP) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Aviem Sella, the handler of convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, as p

Music stars slam UK's 'shameful' failure on EU New! 2021-01-20 05:16:41LONDON (AP) - Dozens of U.K. music stars including Elton John, Ed Sheeran and conductor Simon Rattle say musicians have been “shamefully failed&

China labels Pompeo 'doomsday clown' over genocide claims New! 2021-01-20 04:42:02BEIJING (AP) — China’s Foreign Ministry described outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday as a “doomsday clown&rdq

India starts supplying COVID-19 shots to neighboring nations New! 2021-01-20 04:32:32NEW DELHI (AP) - India began supplying coronavirus vaccines to its neighboring countries on Wednesday, as the world’s largest vaccine making nat

EXPLAINER: Why US accused China of genocide and New! 2021-01-20 04:21:26BEIJING (AP) - The U.S. secretary of state's accusation of genocide against China touches on a hot-button human rights issue between China and the We

EU sighs with relief as Biden readies to New! 2021-01-20 04:08:32BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union’s top officials breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday that Joe Biden will be taking over as president of the

Doug Jones named as politics fellow at Georgetown New! 2021-01-20 04:00:09MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama has been named as a politics fellow this spring at Georgetown University. Jones will

Asia Today: China records new cases, defends response New! 2021-01-20 01:30:06BEIJING (AP) - China’s capital, Beijing, recorded seven more coronavirus cases on Wednesday amid a lingering outbreak in the country’s nor

Biden charts new US direction, promises many Trump New! 2021-01-20 00:16:57WASHINGTON (AP) - Stop. Stabilize. Then move - but in a vastly different direction. President-elect Joe Biden is pledging a new path for the nation a

Donald Trump grants deportation amnesty to Venezuelans New! 2021-01-19 20:30:34President Trump issued a directive Tuesday creating a temporary deportation amnesty for Venezuelans in the country illegally, saying it was a way to p

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Donald Trump, wife Melania depart the White House New! 2021-01-20 08:32:41Donald Trump departed the White House for the final time as the 45th United States president, travelling to Florida instead of successor Joe Biden's

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the New! 2021-01-20 08:14:39California officials are pinning their hopes on president-elect Joe Biden as they struggle to obtain coronavirus vaccines to curb a case surge that ha

Trump's legacy leaves Arctic with fewer environmental protections New! 2021-01-20 04:00:00As U.S. President Donald Trump departs office, he leaves a legacy of deregulation and diplomatic missteps in the Arctic region.

Trump administration issues last-minute leases in Alaska's Arctic New! 2021-01-19 20:54:04The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday said it has issued leases covering nearly 1,770 square kilometres in Alaska's Arctic National Wild

Joe Biden's presidential inauguration will be like no New! 2021-01-19 19:55:05CBC News will have comprehensive coverage before, during and after the official swearing-in of U.S. president-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect

Prosecutors charge members of far-right militia group with New! 2021-01-19 19:00:09Prosecutors on Tuesday said three people affiliated with a far-right militia group conspired to breach the U.S. Capitol, the first time they have dire

Beautiful auroras glimmer over Finland skies 2021-01-19 18:37:00This dynamic Northern Lights display shone in the winter sky near the Finnish town of Muonio, by the Swedish border.

Alexei Navalny's return to Russia solidifies opposition leader's 2021-01-19 15:14:20Alexei Navalny, Russia's main opposition figure, is in a Moscow jail, with his supporters confronting the existential question of how his political m

New charges being prepared against woman for allegedly 2021-01-19 14:33:04A Pennsylvania woman accused of entering the U.S. Capitol illegally during the Jan. 6 riot will likely be charged with stealing a computer from the of

Mitch McConnell says Capitol riot 'provoked by the 2021-01-19 13:21:10Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is explicitly pointing his finger at U.S. President Donald Trump for helping to spur the attack on t

U.S. says China has committed genocide against Muslim 2021-01-19 13:12:40The Trump administration has determined that China has committed "genocide and crimes against humanity" in its repression of Uighur Muslims in its X

China, WHO should have acted quicker to stop 2021-01-19 12:55:44A panel of experts commissioned by the World Health Organization has criticized China and other countries for not moving to stem the initial outbreak

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After Homeland Security nominee's hearing, Hawley slows down 2021-01-19 17:16:35As Homeland Security secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas would oversee immigration as well as counter-terrorism, emergency management and cybersecurity.

Biden inaugural committee invites you to honor COVID-19 2021-01-19 17:06:17Today at 2:30 p.m. Pacific, Americans will participate in a memorial to honor the 400,000-plus individuals who have died from COVID-19.

The National Guard often responds to natural disasters. 2021-01-19 13:50:39Nearly 25,000 National Guard troops are in Washington to provide security after the Capitol attack and to protect President-elect Joe Biden's inaugur

He condemned journalists and hailed Trump's achievements: A 2021-01-19 06:00:51Five takeaways from Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo's Twitter victory lap. The Tweet-a-Thon says as much about Trump foreign policy as Pompeo's

In the lowest moment of Trump's presidency, tens 2021-01-19 05:00:50Since the U.S. Capitol insurrection, President Trump has suffered greater losses in support than ever before. Still, his popularity among his base is

Iranians demand a COVID-19 vaccine, not politics, from 2021-01-19 04:00:30Iran's top leader has banned Western-made COVID-19 vaccines but is facing mounting fury from a populace devastated by the coronavirus.

Tense Virginia gun rally draws everyone from Proud 2021-01-18 20:25:30Despite security concerns on the eve of the inauguration, armed Virginia gun rights advocates staged rally

FBI seeks woman accused of taking Pelosi laptop 2021-01-18 12:45:01A manhunt was underway for a Pennsylvania woman suspected of stealing a laptop from the offices of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the Capitol attac

Photos: Nationwide protests of Trump supporters fail to 2021-01-17 23:08:43Security remained tight around state houses throughout the country as fears of major protests by armed, far-right supporters of President Trump outsid

Nationwide protests authorities feared by Trump supporters fail 2021-01-17 19:46:29Protests by armed right-wing groups erupted at some state capitols, but remained small and peaceful

Feeding an army in D.C.: Chef José Andrés 2021-01-17 10:18:50World Central Kitchen's Nate Mook and José Andrés realized their expertise in feeding large groups at a moment's notice could help fee

On social media, amateur digital sleuths try to 2021-01-17 08:00:38Amateur detectives working to identify violent rioters that stormed the U.S. Capitol don't want the process to turn into an online witch hunt.

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Live: President-elect Biden set to take oath of New! 2021-01-20 08:45:33US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are being sworn into office Wednesday in the 59th inauguration ceremony of the wor

Trump leaves White House for last time, snubbing New! 2021-01-20 08:17:47US President Donald Trump left the White House for the final time on Wednesday, heading by helicopter to a nearby military base where he will fly to F

'No repentance nor apologies' for colonial abuses in New! 2021-01-20 07:32:53French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out issuing an official apology for abuses in Algeria, his office said Wednesday, ahead of a major report o

On Day One, Biden to sign orders reversing New! 2021-01-20 05:56:39US President-elect Joe Biden plans to kick off his new administration Wednesday with orders to restore the United States to the Paris climate accord a

Will Biden-Harris usher in a new chapter for New! 2021-01-20 04:02:49After four years of a Trump presidency marked by racial tensions, some hope the arrival of Joe Biden in the White House could be a turning point in th

In parting shot, Trump administration accuses China of New! 2021-01-20 03:26:23The Trump administration has determined that China has committed "genocide and crimes against humanity" by repressing Uighur Muslims in its Xinjiang

Jack’s back: Chinese tycoon makes first public appearance New! 2021-01-20 02:39:44Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of Chinese internet behemoth Alibaba, made his first public appearance in over two months in an online video Wednesda

Trump halts deportation of Venezuelans for 18 months New! 2021-01-20 02:13:14With the clock winding down on his term, U.S. President Donald Trump shielded tens of thousands of Venezuelan migrants from deportation Tuesday night,

In his final hours in office, Trump pardons New! 2021-01-20 00:17:56US President Donald Trump pardoned his former chief strategist Steve Bannon early Wednesday as part of a late flurry of clemency action benefiting nea

UK sees record new Covid-19 deaths as virus New! 2021-01-20 00:01:13Britain on Tuesday registered another 1,610 fatalities from coronavirus, a record 24-hour high since the start of the pandemic, but the number of new

China rushes to build quarantine center in new New! 2021-01-19 21:58:25Thousands of prefabricated rooms fill a vast field on the outskirts of China’s Shijiazhuang city as construction crews work around the clock to

Germany extends Covid-19 lockdown until mid-February New! 2021-01-19 19:03:25Germany on Tuesday toughened a partial lockdown and extended it to February 14, with Chancellor Angela Merkel warning of possible border checks to con

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Did a military band really play ‘Hit the New! 2021-01-20 09:49:00 Former NBA player Rex Chapman and numerous others have shared a doctored video with millions of social media followers of the White House band suppos

THOUSANDS of Moderna Covid vaccine doses spoil in New! 2021-01-20 09:46:53 More than 15,000 doses of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine have been deemed likely unusable by health authorities in Maine and Michigan, after both s

NFL great Brian Urlacher's brother, who was facing New! 2021-01-20 09:41:33 Outgoing US president Donald Trump has named Casey Urlacher in a spree of final-day presidential pardons after his NFL Hall of Fame brother, Brian Ur

Biden sends immigration bill to Congress, promises more New! 2021-01-20 09:39:26 Incoming President Joe Biden has sent a bumper immigration bill to Congress. The bill promises a total reversal of Donald Trump’s “zero t

Leicester uni to axe 145 jobs, with medieval New! 2021-01-20 09:24:04 Cash-strapped University of Leicester is to cut dozens of jobs. Apparently, courses on race, sexuality and diversity will be spared the chopping bloc

Greek PM says he’s ‘optimistic’ ahead of crunch New! 2021-01-20 09:19:51 The Greek prime minister said he has “optimism, confidence, and hope” ahead of a meeting with his Turkish counterparts next week, but cla

Madrid rocked by huge blast as footage shows New! 2021-01-20 09:18:34 An explosion struck central Madrid on Wednesday, reportedly injuring six, with dramatic images from the scene showing a building ripped apart and deb

Kazakh tennis star Putintseva asked to stop ‘feeding New! 2021-01-20 09:14:59 Tennis ace Yulia Putintseva, who complained about her Melbourne quarantine conditions after again filming a mouse in her room, has been told not to f

Russian customs reveals rise in orders from China New! 2021-01-20 09:13:04 Russia might have its history of storming Berlin and winning World War Two, but that doesn’t mean there are no fascists at home. On Wednesday,

Trump says he ‘will be back in some New! 2021-01-20 08:51:19 Donald Trump has delivered his final speech as US president, praising his administration for laying the foundation for future success for Joe Biden a

‘Big show every day’: China says damage done New! 2021-01-20 08:49:20 Beijing has said that the tenure of outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has brought “a lot of fun,” but made a dent in America&rsq

UK PM Johnson says he 'doesn't know' how New! 2021-01-20 08:45:39 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he doesn't know how many criminal cases have been affected by a huge security error that has seen hundreds

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Germany to extend Covid curbs until Feb 14: New! 2021-01-20 05:31:12Germany will extend and strengthen the coronavirus-related restrictive measures until February 14, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. "Today we he

UK Covid strain detected in at least 60 New! 2021-01-20 05:22:50

@POTUS resets as Twitter juggles presidential accounts New! 2021-01-20 05:00:40These institutional accounts don't belong to any particular individual - they're reserved for official government use by those in the current admini

Covid: US passes 400,000 virus deaths as Europe New! 2021-01-20 03:54:34President-elect Joe Biden led a moving tribute Tuesday for US coronavirus victims - now more than 400,000 - as European nations battled record daily f

Netanyahu makes surprise campaign pitch to Arab voters New! 2021-01-20 03:49:29

Tourism on track in the world's largest cave New! 2021-01-20 03:41:09Home to flying foxes and a 70-metre rock formation resembling a dog's paw, Son Doong -- a cave so large it has its own ecosystem and weather patterns

Trump halts deportation of Venezuelans for 18 mths New! 2021-01-20 03:31:58"I have determined that it is in the foreign policy interest of the United States to defer the removal of any national of Venezuela, or alien without

Trump: We did what we came here to New! 2021-01-20 03:10:09US President Donald Trump, in a farewell address released on Tuesday, touted his legacy and wished luck to the new administration of President-elect J

Biden leads Covid memorial on eve of inauguration New! 2021-01-20 02:50:23President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday signalled a new tone for the US government by leading a powerful tribute to the 400,000 Americans lost to Covid-1

Denmark makes homeless a priority in vaccine rollout 2021-01-19 17:32:36Denmark on Tuesday announced it would include homeless people among those given priority for Covid-19 vaccines, after calls from charities and officia

EU warns Iran nuclear deal at 'critical juncture' 2021-01-19 15:23:45EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has warned the Iran nuclear deal is at a "critical juncture", as Tehran's moves to breach it threaten efforts

Xi Jinping to address World Economic Forum 2021-01-19 14:37:05Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Davos Agenda of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and deliver a speech via video link on January 25, the Chi

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Trump’s presidency comes to an end: ‘We will New! 2021-01-20 08:40:38Donald Trump walked out of the White House and boarded Marine One for the last time as president Wednesday morning.

India starts supplying coronavirus vaccines to developing nations New! 2021-01-20 07:47:47India’s Foreign Ministry said the country would send shots of the AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine to Bhutan and the Maldives.

Inauguration Day: Live updates as Joe Biden is New! 2021-01-20 07:18:20The 2021 Inauguration Day will not be the grand affair of past years, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and new security concerns from pro-Trump support

America braces for Inauguration Day like no other New! 2021-01-20 07:00:33Thousands of National Guard troops and security forces are out en masse for an Inauguration Day like no other in living memory amid violent threats fr

Canadians to watch Joe Biden’s inauguration, hopeful for New! 2021-01-20 06:38:53President-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris are to be sworn in at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Iran urges Biden to rejoin nuclear deal, says New! 2021-01-20 03:00:15Biden, who takes office on Wednesday, has said the United States will rejoin the pact that includes restrictions on Iran's nuclear work if Tehran res

‘Very proud’: India celebrates Kamala Harris’ inauguration as New! 2021-01-20 02:47:27Harris is set to make history as the first woman, first woman of colour and first person of South Asian descent to hold the vice presidency.

Over 350 million in Asia going hungry due New! 2021-01-20 01:41:13The report issued Wednesday by four agencies says the pandemic is making it difficult for 1.9 billion people to afford healthy diets.

Fact check: A look at the claims Trump New! 2021-01-19 23:55:41Here's a closer look at some of the statements Trump made in his farewell address on Tuesday.

Trump pardons former aide Steve Bannon, not himself New! 2021-01-19 23:14:22Trump issued over 140 pardons and commutations early Wednesday morning to a group that included rappers and Republican allies -- but not his family or

Far-right ‘Oath Keepers’ militia members arrested for role 2021-01-19 17:00:24Thomas Edward Caldwell, 65, of Clarke County, Virginia, is one of several members of the Oath Keepers named in a criminal complaint as having particip

‘Shameful’: U.S. coronavirus deaths surpass 400K as Trump 2021-01-19 16:52:20In Trump's final hours in office, after a year of presidential denials of reality and responsibility, the pandemic's U.S. death toll has eclipsed 40


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