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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, residents wearing face masks to protect from the coronavirus shop for groceries at a supermarket in Qujiang New District of Xi’an in northwestern China’s Shaanxi Province on January 15.

BEIJING (AP): The Chinese city of Xi’an has gradually begun lifting restrictions after over three weeks of lockdown as authorities sought to stamp out a local outbreak before the Beijing Winter Olympic Games are due to start. State-owned...
A couple look at a damaged boat in a marina at Tutukaka, New Zealand, on Sunday, January 16, after waves from a volcano eruption swept into the marina.

WELLINGTON (AP): New Zealand’s military on Monday morning was able to send a surveillance flight to Tonga to assess the extent of the damage from a huge undersea volcanic eruption. A towering ash cloud had prevented the military from launching any...
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.

KYIV (AP) : Ukraine said on Sunday that Russia was behind a cyberattack that defaced its government websites and alleged that Russia is engaged in an increasing “hybrid war” against its neighbour. The statement from the Ministry of Digital...

MOSCOW (AP): Russia on Friday strongly reaffirmed its demand that NATO doesn’t expand eastward despite the rejection of that by the military alliance amid a Russian troop build-up near Ukraine. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned that Moscow...

North Korea on Friday fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles in its third weapons launch this month, officials in South Korea said, in an apparent reprisal for fresh sanctions imposed by the Biden administration for its...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York tenants and homeowners lost some protection from eviction and foreclosure Saturday as the state ended a nearly 2-year-old moratorium aimed at keeping New Yorkers from losing their homes during the coronavirus pandemic...

Get ready to learn more Greek letters. Scientists warn that omicron's whirlwind advance practically ensures it won't be the last version of the coronavirus to worry the world. Every infection provides a chance for the virus to mutate, and...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was back in immigration detention Saturday after his legal challenge to avoid being deported from Australia for being unvaccinated for COVID-19 was moved to a higher court. A Federal Court hearing...

MOSCOW (AP): Russia raised the stakes Thursday in its dispute with the West over Ukraine and NATO’s expansion when a top diplomat refused to rule out a military deployment to Cuba and Venezuela, if tensions with the United States escalate. Deputy...
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