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Indian cobra killer gets life for murdering wife

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — An Indian man who used a cobra and a viper to murder his wife was sentenced to life in...

Putin says, ‘very important’ to ‘stabilize’ gas market

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday it was “very important” to stabilize the gas market, as Europe faces a gas...

UN rights report warns of N. Korea ‘starvation risk’

SEOUL, South Korea (AFP) — North Korea’s most vulnerable are “at risk of starvation” with the economy worsening due to a self-imposed coronavirus blockade,...

US to open land borders to vaccinated travelers in November

by Aurélia END WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States will open its land borders with Mexico and Canada in early November to...

Pamela expected to blast into Mexico as hurricane

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AFP) — Tropical Storm Pamela is expected to slam into the western coast of Mexico as a hurricane early Wednesday morning,...

Two dead in shooting at US post office

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Two US Postal Service employees were shot dead Tuesday in a gun attack at a Tennessee post office, authorities...

Biden to welcome Kenyatta as first African leader to visit

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Joe Biden will welcome Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday, in the first visit by an African leader to...

IMF warns supply snarls slowing global recovery

by Heather SCOTT WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Worldwide supply chain disruptions are driving price increases and draining momentum out of economies recovering from...

Colombian governor survives two armed attacks in 24 hours

BOGOTA, Colombia (AFP) — A Colombian governor claimed on Tuesday he had survived two armed attacks in the space of 24 hours in a...

Covid and work-from-home prompt big drop in Paris pupils

PARIS, France (AFP) — Paris started its 2021-22 school year with 6,000 fewer kindergarten and primary school students than last year, as more people...

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