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Published:Wednesday | May 25, 2022 | 12:11 AM

OSOGBO (AP): Dozens of civilians have been killed in northeast Nigeria by Islamic extremist rebels targeting farmers and the local militia group, local authorities told AP on Tuesday. The attack happened Sunday in the Kala/Balge council area of...

Published:Wednesday | May 25, 2022 | 12:07 AM

PORT OF SPAIN (CMC): Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says he will be referring to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) as well as “all other relevant authorities” a scam which had him announcing that he and several other Caribbean...

Published:Wednesday | May 25, 2022 | 12:07 AM

BUENOS AIRES (AP): After a reprieve of months, confirmed cases of COVID-19 are surging in the southern tip of South America. But officials in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay hope high vaccination rates mean this latest wave will not be as deadly as...

Published:Wednesday | May 25, 2022 | 12:06 AM

LONDON (AP): For many struggling families, older people and the homeless, Michelle Dornelly’s food hub in east London has been a lifeline. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Britain, she has been collecting surplus groceries from supermarkets and...

Published:Tuesday | May 24, 2022 | 4:14 PM

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Texas Governor Greg Abbott says 15 people were killed in a shooting Tuesday at an elementary school. Abbott says the suspected shooter, an 18-year-old man, also died and was believed to be killed by responding officers....

Published:Tuesday | May 24, 2022 | 9:03 AM

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Workers digging through the rubble of an apartment building in Mariupol found 200 bodies in the basement, Ukrainian authorities said Tuesday, a grim reminder of the horrors still coming to light in the ruined city that...

Published:Tuesday | May 24, 2022 | 12:11 AM

NASSAU (CMC): The three American tourists who were found dead at the Sandals Resort in Exuma earlier this month died from carbon monoxide poisoning, according to media reports on Monday. The media quoted Police Commissioner Paul Rolle as confirming...

Published:Tuesday | May 24, 2022 | 12:11 AM

TOKYO (AP): President Joe Biden launched a new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations on Monday aimed at strengthening their economies as he warned Americans worried about high inflation that it is “going to be a haul” before they feel relief. The...

Published:Tuesday | May 24, 2022 | 12:10 AM

BERLIN (AP): The number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution has crossed the milestone of 100 million for the first time on record, propelled by the war in Ukraine and other deadly conflicts, The UN...

Published:Tuesday | May 24, 2022 | 12:10 AM

LONDON (AP): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been shadowed by a career-threatening scandal for months – but so far he has escaped unscathed. This week, he faces one more threat to his political future: a comprehensive report into...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 5:30 PM

When Vladimir Putin announced the invasion of Ukraine, war seemed far away from Russian territory. Yet within days, the conflict came home — not with cruise missiles and mortars but in the form of unprecedented and unexpectedly extensive...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 4:17 PM

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Argentina's president and first lady will pay a fine of three million pesos ($24,000) for hosting a party in July 2020 that violated the quarantine orders the head of state himself had ordered to prohibit group...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 10:53 AM

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian soldier who pleaded guilty to killing a Ukrainian civilian was sentenced to life in prison on Monday in the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded three months ago, unleashing a brutal conflict ...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 10:34 AM

Three doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday. Pfizer plans to give the data to United States regulators later this week in a step toward letting the littlest kids get...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 12:07 AM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): A military plane carrying enough speciality infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights expected from Europe aimed at relieving a shortage that has sent...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 12:07 AM

SYDNEY (AP): Australians awoke on Sunday to a new prime minister in Anthony Albanese, the centre-left Labour Party leader whose ascension to the nation’s top job from being raised in social housing by a single mother on a disability pension was...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 12:07 AM

ISLAMABAD (AP): Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift, drawing condemnation from rights activists...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 12:07 AM

MIAMI (CMC): The United States Coast Guard says the crew of its cutter Bernard Webber crew on Saturday repatriated 43 Cuban migrants to their homeland following four interdictions off the Florida Keys. The US Coast Guard said an Air Station...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 12:07 AM

BRIDGETOWN (CMC): The government of Barbados has announced that effective Wednesday, May 25, vaccinated travellers to the island will no longer be required to present a negative COVID-19 test for entry. During a press conference on Saturday, Prime...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2022 | 12:06 AM

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP): It was about 6 a.m. when Venique Moïse flung open the door of her house and saw dozens of people running – their children in one hand and scant belongings in the other – as gunfire intensified. Minutes later, she joined the...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 4:54 PM

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia said Thursday it will lift a monthlong ban on palm oil export, citing improvements in the supply and domestic price of bulk cooking oil. President Joko Widodo said exports will resume on Monday. Indonesia...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 3:16 PM

MADRID (AP) — Large parts of Spain were under alert Friday as a wave of intense heat began sweeping across the country, leaving residents sweltering through May temperatures that rank among the hottest in two decades. A mass of hot, dry air...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 3:10 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has paid the $110,000 in fines he racked up after being held in contempt of court for being slow to respond to a civil subpoena issued by New York's attorney general. Trump paid the fine...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 9:44 AM

Kids ages 5 to 11 should get a booster dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, advisers to the United States government said Thursday. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention quickly adopted the panel's recommendation, opening a third...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 9:39 AM

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities closed schools and asked public officials not to come to work in a desperate move to prepare for an acute fuel shortage that is expected to last days amid the nation's worst economic crisis...

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