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CARACAS (AP): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told the Russian foreign minister that Russia’s dispatch of military personnel to Venezuela is increasing tensions there. US State Department spokesman Robert Palladino said Pompeo called Foreign...

BERLIN (AP): German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc is advocating stepping up security cooperation among European Union (EU) nations to create what it calls a “European FBI.” The proposal was part of a programme for the May 23-26...
Kids scrape for remaining rice inside a pot at a displacement centre in Beira, Mozambique, on Friday, March 22.

BEIRA (AP): Her name is Chuva, which in Portuguese means ‘rain’. For four days, that was all she saw as she clung to her rooftop in the cyclone’s aftermath and prayed to be saved. Maria Chuva clasped her 5-year-old daughter, Amiel, to her tightly...

BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — Cyclone Idai's death toll has risen above 750 in the three southern African countries hit 10 days ago by the storm, as workers restore electricity, water and try to prevent outbreak of cholera, authorities said...

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday announced additional sanctions for Venezuela in response to what it describes as the illegal arrest of opposition leader Juan Guaido’s chief of staff. The Treasury Department...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — In a blow for Boeing, Indonesia’s flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 of the manufacturer’s 737 Max 8 jets, citing a loss of confidence after two crashes in the...

MIAMI (AP) — Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship. They pay anywhere from $20,000 to sometimes more than $50,000 to...

CARACAS (AP): Masked security forces detained a key aide to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó in a raid on his home early yesterday, arriving in a convoy of vehicles and breaking down his door in a show of force that escalated tensions with...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency, entangled Trump’s family and...

CHIMANIMANI (AP): The Red Cross says it is sending emergency sanitation and water facilities to the hard-hit Mozambique port of Beira and is appealing for 10 million Swiss francs to help 75,000 of the worst affected people. Jamie LeSueur, who heads...
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