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Biden orders travel ban on South Africa, other New! 2021-11-26 14:00:00The Biden administration said Friday it is restricting travel from South Africa and seven other countries because of fears about a new coronavirus var

WHO: Mutation in South Africa, 'omicron,' is a New! 2021-11-26 13:33:00The World Health Organization on Friday formally designated a coronavirus variant first detected in South Africa as one "of concern" as the U.S., Eu

EU orders travel ban on South Africa to New! 2021-11-26 12:44:30BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union nations on Friday agreed to impose a ban on travel from southern Africa to counter the spread of a new COVID-1

NATO chief warns Russia of 'costs' if it New! 2021-11-26 12:42:26BRUSSELS (AP) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warned Russia Friday that any attempt to invade Ukraine would have costs, as concern mou

Carlsen presses but held to draw in world New! 2021-11-26 12:00:46World chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, playing the Black pieces, survived some early pressure and then mismanaged a favorable position to draw

Bipartisan U.S. delegation meets with Taiwanese president in New! 2021-11-26 11:34:30A bipartisan group of five House lawmakers met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday in an effort to reaffirm U.S. support for the self-gove

New Russian module docks with International Space Station 2021-11-26 11:12:54MOSCOW (AP) – A Russian cargo craft carrying a new docking module successfully hooked up with the International Space Station Friday after a two

Shots fired at police, journalists in Martinique COVID 2021-11-26 10:34:38PARIS (AP) – French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said Friday that shots were fired overnight at security forces and journalists on the Fren

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukrainian president, says there are plans 2021-11-26 10:10:00Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Friday that opposition figures were planning a coup d'etat in the coming weeks, heightening tensions in

Activists block Amazon warehouses in Europe on Black 2021-11-26 09:30:44Climate activists blockaded Amazon warehouses in three European countries on Friday, part of a global effort to pressure the ecommerce giant on one of

EXPLAINER: What happened to the Afghanistan evacuation? 2021-11-26 08:38:58WASHINGTON (AP) – The evacuation of American citizens and others from Afghanistan didn’t end with the departure of the last U.S. troops on

WHO to debate dangerous South Africa coronavirus variant 2021-11-26 07:37:00The World Health Organization will meet Friday to discuss what an alarming coronavirus variant with a "large number of mutations" could mean for COV

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Extreme wildfire weather increasing around the globe, research 2021-11-25 16:38:15New research suggests the risk of extreme wildfire events is increasing across the globe, with some of the largest increases in Western Canada.

Australia dispatching police, troops to Solomon Islands as 2021-11-25 11:07:21Australia is sending police, troops and diplomats to the Solomon Islands to help after anti-government demonstrators defied lockdown orders and took t

Balloons, dancers and a cheering crowd: Macy's Thanksgiving 2021-11-25 09:58:45Balloons, floats, marching bands, clowns and performers — and, of course, Santa Claus — once again moved though roughly four kilometr

Russia's prominent human rights group Memorial in jeopardy 2021-11-25 09:50:40Russia's Supreme Court on Thursday started hearing a petition to shut down one of the country's oldest and most prominent human rights groups, a mov

U.K.-France tensions rise over deaths of at least 2021-11-25 09:11:23The deaths of at least 27 people in the English Channel is fuelling tensions between the U.K. and France over how to stop migrants from crossing the w

South Africa detects new coronavirus variant with high 2021-11-25 08:24:42A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern, as Germany tops 100,000 COVID-19 deaths.

Death toll in Siberian coal mine blast rises 2021-11-25 06:32:39A devastating explosion in a Siberian coal mine Thursday left 52 miners and rescuers dead about 250 metres underground, Russian officials said.

Explosion rocks Somalia's capital, killing at least 8, 2021-11-25 02:55:53A large explosion outside a school in Somalia's capital on Thursday has killed at least eight people, including students, witnesses said. The extremi

U.S. military sending medical staff to help Michigan 2021-11-24 20:26:37The U.S. government will send 44 military medical staffers to Michigan to help beleaguered hospitals treat COVID-19 patients amid a fourth surge that

What's next for the men found guilty of 2021-11-24 15:56:33Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael and William 'Roddie' Bryan were convicted of murder on Wednesday in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery. Here's

3 white men guilty of murdering Black man 2021-11-24 13:58:10Three men were convicted of murder Wednesday in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was running through a neighbourhood in a Georgia city&

Great Barrier Reef 'gives birth' in massive coral 2021-11-24 11:36:56Scientists recorded corals in Australia's Great Barrier Reef spawning in an explosion of colour as the World Heritage-listed natural wonder recovers

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Covid: Shares hit as new variant rattles investors 2021-11-26 08:27:23Airlines and oil firms see big falls as markets worry about the possible impact of the new variant.

Black Friday tipped to hit strongest ever sales 2021-11-26 08:18:27Analysts say this year's sale will be the biggest ever, but retailers won't offer as many discounts.

Protesters hit Amazon buildings on Black Friday 2021-11-26 07:38:28Strikes or protests are planned in 20 countries, on one of the busiest days of the year for retail.

Poorest face food crisis amid fertiliser shortage 2021-11-26 04:10:19The boss of the world's largest fertiliser producer says gas prices are responsible for higher food prices.

Coronavirus variant fear sparks Africa travel curbs 2021-11-26 02:25:21Six southern African countries are put on the red list, amid "deep concern" over a new variant of the virus.

Chinese tech giant Tencent told to suspend new 2021-11-26 00:47:32It comes as China's technology industry regulator reviews compliance with new privacy rules.

Black Friday: 'Harder to give big, headline discounts' 2021-11-25 19:12:42Steve Finch of toy retailer bopster, explains the pressures his firm is under for Black Friday this year.

'I don't need a new TV, but I'll 2021-11-25 19:03:49Black Friday is back and Americans, flush with Covid cash, are going out to spend.

Ghosn affair: The forgotten man in the Nissan 2021-11-25 19:02:00Wife of a former Nissan boss on trial in Japan says he is a forgotten victim of the Carlos Ghosn affair.

Inflation: South Korea raises rates to tackle price 2021-11-24 23:48:47It is the latest such move as soaring prices threaten to destabilise the post-pandemic recovery.

US restricts trade with a dozen more Chinese 2021-11-24 22:42:49The move comes as tensions grow between the US and China over the status of Taiwan and trade issues.

Why this city is Europe's best kept cycling 2021-11-24 19:00:26Portugal's bike factories have been very busy since April 2020 as cycling has surged in popularity.

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