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May 9, 2022

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s octogenarian monarch underwent a colonoscopy on Sunday, state media reported, just weeks after changing the battery in his pacemaker. The official Saudi Press Agency report first said that King Salman, 86, had been admitted…






May 9, 2022

CAIRO (AP) — An Islamic State affiliate in Egypt claimed responsibility Sunday for an attack that targeted a water pumping station east of the Suez Canal, killing at least 11 soldiers. At least five other soldiers were injured in Saturday’s attack, according to the Egyptian military. This …






May 9, 2022

OBERAMMERGAU, Germany (AP) — Nearly 400 years ago, the Catholic residents of a small Bavarian village swore to perform a play of “the suffering, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ” every 10 years, if only God spared them further losses from the plague known as the Black…






May 9, 2022

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Ami Sana hangs up a ragged tarp for some shade where she can rest during a break from pounding rocks in the scorching sun. “The work is hard. It weakens my body, but what else can I do? she asked. The mother of six is ​​among the 2 million displaced…






May 9, 2022

BEIRUT (AP) — Umm Khaled has barely left the tent where she lives in northwest Syria, and she says she doesn’t pay attention to the news. But she knows a reason why it is becoming more and more difficult to feed herself and her children: Ukraine. “Prices have gone up, and it’s been…






May 9, 2022

HONG KONG (AP) — John Lee, a hardline security chief who oversaw a crackdown on Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, was elected city leader next Sunday in a vote cast by a committee largely pro-Beijing. Lee was the only candidate and won with over 99% of the vote, including nearly…






May 9, 2022

Red Soviet flags and orange and black striped military ribbons are displayed in Russian towns and villages. Neighborhoods hold holiday concerts. Groups of veterans lay flowers at the monuments of the Great Patriotic War, as World War II is known in the country. At first glance,…






May 9, 2022

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Sunday declined to say how his government might react if China tries to establish a military base less than 2,000 kilometers (1,200 miles) off the Australian coast on the Solomon Islands. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said…






May 9, 2022

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with Iranian leaders in Tehran on Sunday, Iranian and Syrian media reported, marking his second trip to Iran, a major wartime ally since the outbreak of the war. civil war in Syria in 2011. Nour News, a website close to Iran’s supreme national security…






May 9, 2022

BEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of Lebanese living in nearly 50 countries cast their ballots early Sunday in the country’s closely watched legislative elections, days after similar voting took place in 10 predominantly Muslim countries. About 195,000 Lebanese had registered to vote on Sunday in 48…



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