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Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Jan. 18, 2022 13:36 PM EST

St. Louis Post-Dispatch. January 17, 2022. Editorial: Lambert airport upgrade is overdue, and regional cooperation could speed it up Preliminary sketches for a redesigned and consolidated St. Louis Lambert International Airport offer hope for residents throughout the...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jan. 13, 2022 16:58 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 11 The Washington Post on “why Democrats should push hard on voting rights”: Speaking in Atlanta on Tuesday, President Biden tried to reinvigorate Democrats’ push to pass two...

West African regional leaders impose new sanctions on Mali

Jan. 09, 2022 14:03 PM EST

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — West African regional leaders imposed new sanctions Sunday on Mali, suspending most commerce and financial aid to the country after its military rulers said they would stay in power for four more years instead of holding an election next month as promised. In a...

West African regional leaders impose new sanctions on Mali, suspending most commerce and financial aid to the country

Jan. 09, 2022 13:48 PM EST
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — West African regional leaders impose new sanctions on Mali, suspending most commerce and financial aid to the country.

Australia, Japan sign defense pact as China concerns loom

Jan. 06, 2022 09:13 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — The leaders of Japan and Australia signed a “landmark” defense agreement Thursday that allows closer cooperation between their militaries and stands as a rebuke to China's growing assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific region. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison...

Surge in COVID hospitalizations not leading to bed shortage

Jan. 05, 2022 16:14 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hospital officials in Connecticut say the recent surge in COVID-19-related admissions is not expected to lead to a shortage of beds. Jeff Flaks, president and chief executive officer at Hartford HealthCare, said detailed plans have been developed during the...

U.N. says 22 million Ethiopians will need food aid in 2022

Dec. 23, 2021 06:45 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An estimated 22 million Ethiopians will require humanitarian assistance in 2022, according to a United Nations report. Ethiopia's already high humanitarian needs are expected to rise in the coming year due to the ongoing conflict, drought, flooding, disease...

3 Western Balkan countries deepen economic ties at summit

Dec. 21, 2021 09:09 AM EST

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The leaders of Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia met Tuesday to discuss and agree on furthering their Open Balkan initiative to promote political and economic ties. Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama hosted the two-day meeting in the capital, Tirana, with...

France kills IS militant linked to Niger giraffe park attack

Dec. 21, 2021 05:23 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — The French army says it has “neutralized” a regional Islamic State group leader wanted in connection with the killing of seven aid workers, mostly French citizens, and a leading guide in a Niger giraffe park in August 2020. France’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday...

Bulgaria, Greece talk energy cooperation, regional stability

Dec. 20, 2021 07:18 AM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Leaders of Bulgaria and Greece on Monday discussed bilateral cooperation in the energy sector, with an emphasis on reducing their reliance on Russian gas through the speedy completion of a key gas interconnector linking the neighboring countries. Greek Prime...