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SALZBURG (AP):Britain and its European Union partners failed yesterday to secure a breakthrough in Brexit talks, largely because of seemingly intractable divisions over the best way to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland and how to deal...

SAN JUAN (AP):The uplifting strains of one of Puerto Rico's most beloved songs filled the air at 6:15 a.m. yesterday as a choir stood in the coastal town where Hurricane Maria made landfall at that moment exactly one year ago.The serenade in Yabucoa...

WILMINGTON, North Carolina (AP):Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonising week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death.Frustration and sheer exhaustion...

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency reinstated Russia on Thursday despite a wave of protests, ending the nearly three-year suspension of the country’s drug-testing program because of a state-sponsored doping scheme...

SALZBURG (AP):The European Union and Britain clashed Wednesday over the biggest obstacle to concluding Brexit talks, with both sides urging the other to compromise just weeks before they must seal a deal.At a summit in Salzburg, Austria, EU Council...

GENEVA (AP):The latest Ebola outbreak in Congo presents complex challenges as the virus spreads for the first time in an area where long-running conflict is hampering aid efforts, the regional Africa chief for the International Federation of the Red...

PARIS (AP):French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to create a memorial museum to honour the victims of terrorism.Macron, speaking Wednesday at a ceremony organised by victims' associations, said a committee will immediately start working on...

PYONGYANG (AP)The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday that they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premier pledge on denuclearisation contained a big condition, with North...

NEW DELHI (AP):India's government on Wednesday approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce.The government decision came after it failed to get approval from Parliament...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government on Wednesday approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce. The government decision came after it failed to get the...
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