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  • Israel OK with deal’s outline

    RAFAH, Gaza Strip -- Israel has essentially endorsed a framework of a proposed Gaza cease-fire and hostage release deal, and it is now up to Hamas to agree to …

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    m Eric Smith, commandant of the Marine Corps, has been listening in on meetings in recent weeks and getting updates in order to be prepared when he eventually …

  • Tuvalu to keep Taiwan ties

    MELBOURNE, Australia -- The new prime minister of the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu said Friday that his country shares democratic values with Taiwan and rea…

  • Mulroney to get state funeral

    TORONTO -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that Canada will hold a state funeral for Brian Mulroney, the prime minister who in the 1980s solidified t…

  • Vessel sinks after Houthi attack

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A ship attacked by Yemen's Houthi rebels has sunk in the Red Sea after days of taking on water, officials said Saturday, the fir…

  • Courage laurels go to Cuban dissident

    HAVANA -- Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello, a veteran Cuban dissident who never left the island despite being imprisoned twice and accused of being a United States…

  • Opposition heads slam Japan’s leading party

    TOKYO -- Japanese opposition lawmakers submitted a no-confidence motion on Friday, accusing the governing party of trying to push through a budget bill without…

  • Gaza aid airdrops start soon, Biden says

    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. will begin airdropping emergency humanitarian assistance into Gaza, President Joe Biden said Friday, a day after more than 100 Palestini…

  • Evacuation in place for ailing king

    LANGKAWI, Malaysia -- A Scandinavian Airlines medical evacuation plane arrived on Friday in Malaysia's northern resort island of Langkawi, where the Norwegian …

  • Iran holds parliamentary election

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Iran held its first parliamentary election Friday since mass 2022 protests over mandatory hijab laws following the death of Mahs…

  • Russian troops amass for Ukraine push

    KYIV, Ukraine -- Russia is accumulating large forces around Chasiv Yar in eastern Ukraine as it seeks to make a breakthrough in the Donetsk region, a Ukrainian…

  • Kenya signs agreement to send police to Haiti

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenya and Haiti signed agreements Friday to try to salvage a plan for the African country to deploy 1,000 police officers to the troubled Car…

  • Hospital director details attack toll

    RAFAH, Gaza Strip -- The head of a Gaza City hospital that treated some of the Palestinians wounded in the bloodshed surrounding an aid convoy said Friday that…

  • British ‘disruptor’ wins seat in Parliament

    LONDON -- A veteran left-wing British political disruptor has won a special election in a town in northern England with a big Muslim minority following a conte…

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