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Sudan's PM arrested, internet disrupted in apparent coup

Oct. 25, 2021 05:31 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Military forces arrested Sudan's acting prime minister and other senior officials Monday, disrupted internet access and blocked bridges in the capital, the country's information ministry said, describing the actions as a coup. In response, thousands flooded...

AP source: Manchin agreeable to wealth tax for Biden plan

Oct. 25, 2021 05:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin appears to be on board with White House proposals for new taxes on billionaires and certain corporations to help pay for President Joe Biden’s scaled-back social services and climate change package. Biden huddled...

Wife of jailed Turkish activist says case is 'inexplicable'

Oct. 25, 2021 04:59 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The wife of a jailed philanthropist at the center of a diplomatic crisis between Turkey and 10 Western nations described her husband’s imprisonment as inexplicable Monday. “There’s no way this situation can be explained either logically or...

Cambodia amends charter to bar dual citizens from top office

Oct. 25, 2021 04:47 AM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Lawmakers in Cambodia on Monday approved an amendment to the constitution barring Cambodians with dual citizenship from holding high government office, a move initiated by Prime Minister Hun Sen and directed at prominent opposition politicians. ...

The Latest: UN mission rebukes apparent coup in Sudan

Oct. 25, 2021 04:32 AM EDT

CAIRO — The United Nations Mission to Sudan has issued an emphatic rebuke of what it called an ongoing coup and attempts to undermine the northeast African nation’s fragile democratic transition. The first reports about a possible military takeover began trickling out...

Proposed mine tests UK climate efforts ahead of UN meeting

Oct. 25, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

WHITEHAVEN, England (AP) — In the patchwork of hills, lakes and sea that makes up England’s northwest corner, most people see beauty. Dave Cradduck sees broken dreams. The coal mine where Cradduck once worked has long closed. The chemical factory that employed...

US special envoy says Washington "deeply alarmed" by reports of military takeover of Sudan government

Oct. 25, 2021 02:23 AM EDT
CAIRO (AP) — US special envoy says Washington "deeply alarmed" by reports of military takeover of Sudan government.

South Korea's leader vows final push for talks with North

Oct. 25, 2021 01:03 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president said Monday he’ll keep striving to promote peace with North Korea through dialogue until the end of his term next May, after Pyongyang raised animosities with a resumption of provocative weapons tests. While...

Australia gives in-principle support for net zero by 2050

Oct. 24, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Monday that a fifth National's party minister will join his Cabinet as part of deal to cement the junior coalition partner's support for a national target of zero net carbon emissions by 2050. ...

Biden, Schumer, Manchin huddle, but still no budget deal

Oct. 24, 2021 21:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin appears to be on board with White House proposals for new taxes on billionaires and certain corporations to help pay for President Joe Biden’s scaled-back social services and climate change package. Biden huddled...