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Villagers look at the broken bridge destroyed by the lava flow by the eruption of Mount Semeru in Lumajang district, East Java province, Indonesia.

LUMAJANG (AP) Rescuers were searching for survivors Sunday on the slopes of the highest volcano on Indonesia’s island of Java after it was rocked by an eruption that killed at least 13 people, as smouldering debris and thick mud hampered their...
Demonstrators march during a protest against coronavirus measures in Brussels, Belgium. Kindergartens and primary schools will now close for the holiday season a week early, on December 20, children must wear masks from the age of six and attendance at ind

BRUSSELS (AP): Hundreds of people marched through central Brussels on Sunday to protest tightened COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the Belgian government to counter the latest spike in coronavirus cases. Marchers came to protest the measures...
Presidential hopeful Senator Bob Dole speaks to supporters in LeMars, Iowa, on February 10, 1996. Dole died on Sunday aged 98.

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP): Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate, and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, died...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least 18 people died after a bus carrying choir members to a wedding plunged into a river in Kenya on Saturday, police said. Mwingi East Sub-County Police Commander Joseph Yakan said the driver tried to steer the bus...

LUMAJANG, Indonesia (AP) — The highest volcano on Indonesia's most densely populated island of Java spewed thick columns of ash, searing gas and lava down its slopes in a sudden eruption triggered by heavy rains on Saturday. At least one...

PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) — A court imposed Panama's maximum sentence of 50 years in prison Friday on seven members of a cult who killed a woman and six children in a religious rite in a remote part of the Central American nation. The...

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A justice of Brazil's top court ordered on Friday that President Jair Bolsonaro be investigated for comments linking COVID-19 vaccines to AIDS — an assertion rejected by doctors and scientists. Supreme Court...

BEIJING (AP): China and the United States are tussling over President Joe Biden’s upcoming democracy summit, which the ruling Communist Party sees as a challenge to its authoritarian ways. The party maintains China has its own form of democracy and...

MANILA (AP): Measures used to counter the Delta variant should remain the foundation for fighting the coronavirus pandemic, even in the face of the new Omicron version of the virus, World Health Organization (WHO) officials said Friday while...

NASSAU (CMC): A court has adjourned until December 16 the hearing into a claim by a Cuban couple seeking political asylum in The Bahamas. Attorneys for Maikel Rodriguez Jiménez and his girlfriend Nathalie Palacios Morffis said that their clients...
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