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Strong Earthquake Shakes Central Greece, Felt in Balkans

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of up to 6.3 struck central Greece on Wednesday and was felt as far...

Nigerian Governor says 279 Kidnapped Schoolgirls are Freed

GUSAU, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the northwestern Zamfara state have been released, the...

In 1st Day on Job, New WTO Chief Pushes for Fisheries Deal

GENEVA (AP) — The new head of the World Trade Organization threw her support behind long-fruitless efforts among member countries to agree on fisheries...

Former French President Sarkozy Convicted of Corruption, Handed Jail Sentence

PARIS (Reuters) - Judges found former president Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of trying to bribe a judge and of influence-peddling on Monday and sentenced him...

Atlantic Hurricane Season: Storms Named, Forecasts To Start Earlier

(National Public Radio) - The National Hurricane Center says it will begin issuing Tropical Weather Outlooks in May, weeks before the June 1 beginning...

Saudi de facto Ruler Approved Operation That Led to Khashoggi’s Death: U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler approved an operation to capture or kill murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, according to U.S....

Hundreds of Nigerian Schoolgirls Taken in Mass Abduction

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of girls are missing after a large group of gunmen raided a school in northern Nigeria early Friday morning,...

Biden Overturns Trump Ban on Many Green Card Applicants

(Al Jazeera) - Trump-era measure restricting many visa applicants cited need to protect US jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic. US President Joe Biden has revoked a...

Johnson and Johnson Vaccine: FDA finds the Single-shot Jab Safe

(BBC) - US regulators have found the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine is safe and effective. It paves the way for it to become...

First Covax Coronavirus Vaccines Delivered to Ghanaian Capital

(The Guardian) Covax has delivered its first Covid-19 doses in a milestone for the ambitious programme that seeks to offset “vaccine nationalism” by wealthy...

Italy Presses UN for Answers on Envoy’s Slaying in Congo

ROME (AP) — Italy on Wednesday pressed the United Nations for answers about the attack on a U.N. food aid convoy in Congo that...

Airline Industry Travel Pass Ready ‘Within Weeks’

(BBC) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says it expects its digital Covid Travel Pass will be ready "within weeks". The pass is an app...

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