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Veterans express fears and mixed emotions as Afghanistan New! 2021-04-18 21:12:47American troops have fought and died in Afghanistan for two decades, and now veterans of the conflict are watching and sorting through mixed emotions

U.S. to monitor Afghanistan after troop withdrawal New! 2021-04-18 20:06:04President Biden has put a date certain on the U.S. military's withdrawal from its 20-year mission in Afghanistan, but that might be the only thing ce

Russia expels Czech diplomats, says Prague took hostile New! 2021-04-18 16:36:11MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Sunday ordered 20 Czech diplomats to leave the country within a day in response to the Czech government's expulsion of 18 Rus

Albania: Airport opens at former site of war New! 2021-04-18 15:59:35TIRANA, Albania (AP) - Albania opened a low-cost airport Sunday at the site of a former refugee camp to boost tourism in one of its poorest northeaste

Saudis, Iranians deny report of first direct talks New! 2021-04-18 11:25:27Saudi and Iranian officials held secret talks in Iraq earlier this month to try to tamp down a raging regional struggle for influence, the Financial T

U.S.: Russia could face 'consequences' over treatment of New! 2021-04-18 10:48:07The Biden administration said Sunday it is weighing possible punishments on Russia amid reports of the deteriorating condition of jailed Russian oppos

Chad army claims it has stopped rebel drive New! 2021-04-18 10:47:49N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) - The Chadian military said it had halted an advance by rebels coming from neighboring Libya, but the rebel group said Sunday th

U.S. will keep tabs on terror threat even New! 2021-04-18 10:02:58President Biden remains on high alert to the threat of global terrorism threat even as the U.S. and allied troops prepare to exit Afghanistan, his top

Military officials: Fighting rages in two Yemeni provinces New! 2021-04-18 07:15:44SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Fighting between forces of Yemen’s internationally recognized government and Houthi rebels raged in the provinces of Marib a

Refugees win rare victory in landmark Serbia pushback 2021-04-18 04:08:24BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - Hamid Ahmadi still can feel the cold of the February night when Serbian police left him and two dozen other refugees in a fore

U.S., China agree to cooperate on climate crisis 2021-04-17 21:31:48SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate with other count

Navalny's doctor: Putin critic 'could die at any 2021-04-17 19:32:12MOSCOW (AP) — A doctor for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike, says his health is

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At least 11 killed, dozens injured in Egypt New! 2021-04-18 14:38:26Egyptian authorities say at least 11 people have been killed and almost 100 others injured in a passenger train derailment north of Cairo.

The U.S. is awash in vaccine supply. Its 2021-04-18 04:00:00With some U.S. states now boasting more than one dose of COVID-19 vaccine for every adult, the newest concern involves demand: Will enough Americans g

U.S. safety regulator issues warning about Peloton's Tread+ 2021-04-17 19:06:45U.S. safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and nearly

Health of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny worsening amid 2021-04-17 17:08:25Dr. Yaroslav Ashikhmin said Saturday that test results he received from Navalny's family show him with sharply elevated levels of potassium, which ca

MP William Amos speaks out: Leaked naked photo 2021-04-17 12:11:49The Liberal MP who inadvertently flashed his parliamentary colleagues says the fact that a screenshot of him in the nude was leaked to the media sends

Chauvin trial highlights and takeaways 2021-04-16 19:45:00CBC's Susan Ormiston takes a look back at 14 days of testimony at the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged

Biden will lift refugee cap in May after 2021-04-16 19:13:04Facing swift blowback from allies and aid groups, the White House on Friday said U.S. President Joe Biden plans to lift his predecessor's historicall

MIT researchers turn spider webs into musical forms 2021-04-16 18:20:00Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology put spider web formations through computer algorithms, creating melodic tones, chords and dis

Russia to expel 10 U.S. diplomats in response 2021-04-16 16:30:48Russia said it would expel 10 U.S. diplomats and take other retaliatory moves in a tense showdown with Washington in response to a barrage of new U.S.

Castro era ending in Cuba as Raúl announces 2021-04-16 14:52:03Raúl Castro confirmed he was handing over the leadership of Cuba's all-powerful Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by hi

Peaky Blinders, Harry Potter actor Helen McCrory dead 2021-04-16 12:15:24Britain's Helen McCrory, who starred in Harry Potter films and the TV series Peaky Blinders, has died after a battle with cancer, her husband, a

U.S. preparing for COVID-19 booster shots, as Pfizer 2021-04-16 10:17:46The United States is preparing for the possibility that a booster shot will be needed between nine to 12 months after people are initially vaccinated

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Super League: Why are football's biggest clubs starting New! 2021-04-18 23:00:48Europe's biggest football clubs have suffered during the Covid pandemic and seek financial stability.

Australia opens travel bubble with New Zealand New! 2021-04-18 21:04:38The world's first major travel bubble set up in the Covid pandemic allows quarantine-free visits.

Facebook: Our staff can carry on working from New! 2021-04-18 19:16:34The US technology giant tells the BBC that remote working after the pandemic is "the future".

Low-deposit mortgage scheme is launched New! 2021-04-18 19:16:25First-time buyers will get cheaper deals if they can stretch to a bigger deposit, analysts say.

Job centre workers 'feel unsafe returning to work' New! 2021-04-18 19:16:15A union representing job centre staff says three in five feel unsafe interacting with the public.

Leon: Billionaire Issa brothers buy fast food chain New! 2021-04-18 08:40:46The Issa brothers have bought the British fast food chain Leon, which has more than 70 sites.

Charles Geschke: Adobe co-founder who helped develop the 2021-04-18 06:02:22Charles Geschke set up Adobe in 1982, giving the world the ubiquitous PDF technology.

How cancer put me off joining Amazon union 2021-04-17 19:02:36Carla Jonson's story helps explain how Amazon won last week's union vote in Alabama.

Peloton safety: US regulators warn against using treadmill 2021-04-17 18:50:38The Consumer Product Safety Commission says it is aware of 39 incidents involving the Tread+ treadmill.

Reopening verdict: 'It was 'buzzing, chaotic and crazy' 2021-04-16 17:01:03Business owners tell how their first week of trading has gone after lockdown rules eased in England and Wales.

Covid: Michelin-starred Amsterdam restaurant's €20 takeaway burgers 2021-04-16 16:01:16Unable to have guests due to the pandemic, a fine dining restaurant in Amsterdam turns to takeaways.

Archegos collapse costs Morgan Stanley $911m 2021-04-16 10:11:54US investment bank Morgan Stanley's lending to the collapsed hedge fund cost it nearly $1bn.

Business

Life after the C-suite 2021-04-16 20:00:00The adjustment process can be painful

A new boss at L’Oréal will have to 2021-04-16 20:00:00What will beauty habits look like after the pandemic?

Can South-East Asian tech’s hot streak last? 2021-04-16 20:00:00Foreign investors cannot get enough of Sea, Grab, Gojek and other regional unicorns

The method in Microsoft’s merger madness 2021-04-15 10:55:06Making sense of the software giant’s acquisitive streak

New means of getting from A to B 2021-04-14 20:00:00The business of “mobility” in its many forms is huge, and legacy metal-bashers are racing to adapt

CEO activism in America is risky business 2021-04-13 20:00:00Firms used to keep politics at arm’s length. What went wrong?

Clubhouse may fade. Group voice chat is here 2021-04-09 20:00:00What Silicon Valley’s latest hype cycle says about the future of social media

Brace for the Amazon effect on live sport 2021-04-09 20:00:00The last redoubt of the pay-TV bundle is under siege

Pfizer’s boss thinks covid-19 is reshaping Big Pharma 2021-04-09 20:00:00The industry is becoming nimbler and more innovative

A leaked memo from a chief impact officer 2021-04-08 10:48:55The newest addition to the C-suite talks climate change and hot tubs

Cairn Energy takes on India’s government 2021-04-08 10:48:55A Scottish firm threatens to seize overseas assets of state-controlled Indian firms

China’s rulers want more control of big tech 2021-04-07 20:00:00As the Communist Party whips digital platforms into line, trillions of dollars in market value are at stake

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