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World - Africa
1/30/2023 5:30:49 PM
Flooding and landslides caused by the passage of tropical storm Cheneso across Madagascar caused 30 deaths, left 20 people missing and affected tens of thousands across the Indian Ocean island nation, according to a provisional assessment Monday.

World - International
1/26/2023 2:53:26 PM
Thousands of workers in Cyprus, including government employees, teachers, and builders walked off the job Thursday for an island-wide, three-hour work stoppage to protest what they claim is employers' backpedaling on a deal for inflation-linked pay increases.

World - International
1/25/2023 11:22:31 AM
Thousands of travelers swarmed a small airport in South Korea's Jeju island on Wednesday in a scramble to get on following delays by snowstorms as frigid winter weather gripped East Asia for the second straight day.

Business - Economy
1/18/2023 12:08:17 PM
Taiwan's economy shrank in the final quarter of 2022, the government said Wednesday, in the island's worst quarterly contraction since it was hammed by the global financial crisis in late 2009.

World - International
1/2/2023 6:08:28 PM
A US national park comprising a cluster of uninhabited islands in the Florida Keys was closed Monday after 300 migrants made 10 landings there over the weekend, officials said.

World - Region
1/2/2023 1:41:09 PM
The bodies of 13 Moroccans have been recovered after their boat sank off the country's southern coast while attempting to reach Spain's Canary Islands, Moroccan media reported.

World - International
12/30/2022 3:13:46 PM
Japan on Friday started requiring COVID-19 tests for all passengers arriving from China as an emergency measure against surging infections there as the Asian island country faces its own rising case numbers and record-level deaths.

World - International
12/28/2022 3:37:13 PM
President Joe Biden departed Tuesday for the US Virgin Islands, exchanging a deadly snowstorm for a Caribbean vacation -- and an expected New Year's resolution to seek re-election in 2024.

World - Region
12/27/2022 10:03:46 AM
Tunisian authorities recovered the bodies of four people believed to be African migrants, including a pregnant woman, off the coast of Kerkennah Island in the Mediterranean, the regional prosecutor said Monday.

World - International
12/26/2022 7:51:55 PM
China's military sent 71 planes and seven ships toward Taiwan in a 24-hour display of force directed at the self-ruled island, Taiwan's Defense Ministry said Monday, after China expressed anger at Taiwan-related provisions i n a U.S. annual defense spending bill.

World - International
12/25/2022 6:49:43 PM
China conducted military exercises near Taiwan on Sunday in response to "provocations" and "collusion" between the United States and the self-ruled island, a People's Liberation Army spokesperson said.

World - International
12/24/2022 2:50:34 PM
China blasted an annual U.S. defense spending bill for hyping up the ``China threat`` while Taiwan welcomed the legislation, saying it demonstrated U.S. support for the self-governing island that China says must come under its rule.

World - International
12/22/2022 10:59:15 AM
China's military sent 39 planes and three ships toward Taiwan in a 24-hour display of force directed at the island, Taiwan's defense ministry said Thursday.

World - International
12/11/2022 12:21:29 PM
Taiwan's premier on Sunday accused China of violating international trade rules and "discriminating" against the island after it halted more Taiwanese imports.

World - International
12/8/2022 10:27:40 PM
The US House of Representatives on Thursday passed a defense spending bill that includes up to $10 billion in military grant assistance for Taiwan and seeks to expedite arms sales to the island, steps likely to anger Beijing.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
12/8/2022 2:45:34 PM
Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has urged expediting measures to pay compensations to residents of Warraq island in north Cairo, who will leave their homes due to development work.

World - International
12/6/2022 2:52:28 PM
Turkey's foreign minister on Tuesday again threatened to ``take action'' against Greece if it continues to arm its Aegean islands which Ankara says should remain demilitarized in line with international treaties.

World - International
12/6/2022 10:00:05 AM
A group of Australian lawmakers has landed in Taiwan, Taipei's foreign ministry confirmed Tuesday, defying warnings from Beijing over the visit at a time of rising tensions over the self-ruled island.

World - International
12/4/2022 1:10:59 PM
Indonesia's Mount Semeru erupted Sunday spewing hot ash clouds a mile into the sky and sending rivers of lava down its side, sparking the evacuation of nearly 2,000 people exactly one year after its last major eruption killed dozens.

World - International
12/1/2022 7:58:46 PM
Search teams on Thursday recovered three more bodies buried under mud and debris from a weekend landslide on the Italian resort island of Ischia, raising the death toll to 11. One person remains missing.

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