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China's leader Xi warns against 'Cold War' in Asia-Pacific

Nov. 11, 2021 04:41 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Thursday against letting tensions in the Asia-Pacific region cause a relapse into a Cold War mentality. His remarks on the sidelines of the annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum...

APEC leaders meeting to chart path forward from pandemic

Nov. 09, 2021 00:49 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will have a rare virtual encounter this week as they gather online with other Pacific Rim leaders to chart a path to recovery out of the crisis brought on by the pandemic. ...

Huma Abedin, loyal aide and betrayed wife, picks up the mic

Nov. 02, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — To a fascinated outside world, Huma Abedin was always the elegant woman standing at the back of the room, not speaking. An ever-loyal aide to her boss of 25 years, Hillary Clinton, for whom she would “walk to the ends of the earth.” (Spoiler alert:...

Media groups welcome 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for journalists

Oct. 08, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

Journalists, human rights groups and other activists enthusiastically welcomed the awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to two reporters at a time when media around the world face new pressures and crackdowns from the authorities. Friday's announcement awarding the...

Amal Clooney appointed special adviser to ICC prosecutor

Sep. 17, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney was named Friday as one of 17 special advisers to the new chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Clooney was appointed as an adviser on the Darfur region of Sudan, where prosecutors...