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World - International
7/12/2024 3:12:24 PM
The Solomon Islands’ new prime minister is in Beijing for a visit as China and the strategic Pacific archipelago strengthen their ties.

World - International
7/4/2024 9:52:05 PM
Hurricane Beryl ripped off roofs in Jamaica, jumbled fishing boats in Barbados and damaged or destroyed 95 percent of homes on a pair of islands in St. Vincent and the Grenadines before rumbling past the Cayman Islands early Thursday and taking aim at Mexico's Caribbean coast. At least nine people were killed.

World - International
7/1/2024 8:44:59 PM
Firefighters were racing to tackle wildfires that broke out on the eastern Aegean islands of Chios and Kos Monday, as Greece’s prime minister warned of a dangerous summer ahead and said the public’s help was essential in limiting the impact of wildfires.

World - International
6/7/2024 3:05:03 PM
Tokyo lodged a protest with Beijing on Friday after four Chinese vessels that were believed to be armed approached Japan-controlled disputed islands in the East China Sea, the government's top spokesman said.

World - International
5/4/2024 1:43:21 PM
The United States, boosted by allies and the private sector, is delivering for Pacific islands even if Washington alone cannot match China's growing footprint, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said late Friday.

World - International
4/15/2024 12:19:06 PM
The country in which China has gained the most influence in the South Pacific, Solomon Islands, goes to the polls on Wednesday in an election that could shape the region’s future.

World - Region
3/27/2024 2:17:57 PM
The Philippines said Wednesday that Iran has freed all 18 Filipino crew members of an oil tanker that was seized in the Gulf of Oman in January.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/14/2024 11:17:00 PM
Ahram Online provided coverage of the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip on its 160th day.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/14/2024 10:32:40 AM
Ahead of Israel's planned offensive into Gaza's southernmost town of Rafah, the Israeli military said Wednesday it plans to direct a significant portion of the 1.4 million displaced Palestinians trapped in Rafah toward “humanitarian islands” in the center of the territory.

Opinion -
1/18/2024 4:07:37 PM
The historical phases of Western colonialism represent the nadir of exploitation and plundering of the wealth of subjugated peoples and communities in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and other groups of islands.

World - International
8/25/2023 5:42:48 PM
More than 300 migrants have arrived on Greek islands, most near the Turkish coast, over the past three days in separate incidents reported by the coast guard.

World - Region
8/22/2023 9:55:04 PM
Morocco's navy on Tuesday rescued nearly 200 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in flimsy boats off the country's southern coast and Western Sahara, state media reported.

World - International
8/22/2023 3:59:00 PM
Hundreds of firefighters struggled Tuesday to control major wildfires burning out of control for days in northeastern Greece and on Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands, with strong winds fanning the flames and prompting evacuations of villages and a city hospital in Greece.

World - Region
8/20/2023 8:35:45 PM
An American-owned oil tanker long suspected of carrying sanctioned Iranian crude oil offloaded its cargo near Texas on Sunday, tracking data showed, even as Tehran has threatened to target shipping in the Persian Gulf over it.

World - International
8/19/2023 9:17:10 PM
Thousands more residents of Tenerife in Spain’s Canary Islands have fled their homes as a wildfire that authorities deemed “out of control” raged on for a fourth day.

World - International
8/19/2023 5:33:48 PM
Greek authorities on Saturday rescued nearly 60 migrants in inflatable dinghies trying to cross from Turkey to the nearby eastern Aegean Sea islands in two separate incidents, the coast guard said.

World - Region
8/2/2023 1:15:08 PM
Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard launched a surprise military drill Wednesday on disputed islands in the Persian Gulf, just as the U.S. military increase its presence in the region over recent ship seizures by Tehran.

World - Region
7/12/2023 2:01:29 PM
Iran on Wednesday summoned the Russian ambassador in Tehran to protest a recent statement by Gulf countries and Moscow on three islands controlled by Iran but claimed by the United Arab Emirates.

World - Region
6/22/2023 8:29:12 PM
A group of 51 Moroccan migrants have been missing for days since embarking on a perilous sea journey to Spain's Canary Islands off Morocco's Atlantic coast, a family member said Thursday.

World - International
6/22/2023 7:31:26 PM
Spanish authorities rescued nearly 170 migrants from three boats drifting off the Canary Islands overnight on Wednesday, hours after at least two people died when their packed dinghy sank in the area.

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