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Biden orders travel ban on South Africa, other 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 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 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 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 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 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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3 men killed by falling trees, as winter New! 2021-11-27 17:09:44At least three people have died in the U.K. after the year's first winter storm battered parts of the nation with gusts of nearly 160 km/h.

France mulls more autonomy for Martinique, Guadeloupe amid 2021-11-27 15:32:40France's government is offering to discuss some autonomy for the French Caribbean islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe, which have been wracked by vi

5 mining officials, inspectors in custody following deadly 2021-11-27 11:45:41A court in Siberia on Saturday remanded five people in custody for two months to face charges related to a coal mining accident that killed more than

Israel plans to ban entry of all foreigners 2021-11-27 08:51:02Israel on Saturday said it would ban the entry of all foreigners into the country and reintroduce counter-terrorism phone-tracking technology in order

Exoneration of Black men known as the Groveland 2021-11-27 04:00:00Gilbert King's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America, unearthed previ

Long suppressed and forcibly assimilated, Sámi people in 2021-11-27 04:00:00An apology service this week marked a major step forward for reconciliation in Sweden, where the Indigenous Sámi people continue to fight for s

How India's farmers faced down their prime minister 2021-11-26 15:23:41Thousands of farmers forced India's prime minister into a rare reversal on Nov. 19, when Narendra Modi announced his government would repeal three ag

Stock markets roiled anew by fears about emerging 2021-11-26 10:04:31Global stock markets and oil prices tumbled Friday after South Africa identified a new potentially fast-spreading coronavirus variant and the European

As Russia builds up military near border with 2021-11-26 10:00:00While the seven-year-long conflict between government forces and Russia-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine continues to erupt despite multiple ceas

Survivor found after Siberian coal mine explosion left 2021-11-26 08:38:31Rescue crews have found a survivor in a Siberian coal mine where dozens of miners are presumed dead after a devastating methane explosion, a senior re

Nations begin stopping air travel from southern Africa 2021-11-26 08:04:30Canada joined a slew of countries moving to restrict air travel from southern Africa on Friday in reaction to news of a new, potentially more transmis

Afghan woman featured on iconic National Geographic cover 2021-11-26 06:52:46Italy has given safe haven to Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed "Afghan Girl" whose 1985 photo in National Geographic became a symbol of her country's w

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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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