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Saturday June 19th, 2021 5:34PM

AP World News

North Korea's Kim vows to be ready for confrontation with US
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered his government to be fully prepared for confrontation with the United States
5:28AM ( 1 day ago )
Hong Kong newspaper increases print fivefold after arrests
Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily has increased its print run more than fivefold to 500,000 copies as residents lined up to buy the paper in a show of support for beleaguered press freedoms, a day after police arrested five top editors and executives
5:24AM ( 1 day ago )
Ethiopia finally set to vote as PM vows 1st fair election
Ethiopians will vote Monday in a landmark election overshadowed by reports of famine in the country’s war-hit Tigray region and beset by logistical problems that mean some people won’t be able to vote until September
4:36AM ( 1 day ago )
UN proposal seeks arms embargo and democracy in Myanmar
Diplomats say the U_N_ General Assembly is expected to approve a resolution calling on Myanmar’s military junta to restore the country’s democratic transition and calling on all countries “to prevent the flow of arms into Myanmar.”
3:43AM ( 1 day ago )
Hong Kong newspaper increases print run after arrests
Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily has increased its print run to 500,000 copies as residents showed support for the beleaguered press freedom a day after police arrested five top editors and executives under the national security law
3:15AM ( 1 day ago )
Migrant family's presence on Greek island hints at pushbacks
Around dawn one recent spring day, an inflatable dinghy carrying nearly three dozen people reached the Greek island of Samos from the nearby Turkish coast
2:27AM ( 1 day ago )
AP Interview: UN aid chief says we must tackle crises causes
The outgoing U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that the explosion in people needing humanitarian assistance in recent years will keep getting worse until major powers tackle the root causes of hunger and desperation -- conflicts, extremism, climate change, poor governance, corruption and violence, to name a few
1:40AM ( 1 day ago )
Nicaraguan government pursues NGO in widening crackdown
Nicaraguan authorities have ordered the capture of a former education minister and a businessman as the government’s crackdown continued to expand beyond leaders of the political opposition
10:30PM ( 1 day ago )
AP Interview: Tibet exile leader hopes to resume China talks
The new president of the Tibetan exile government says he will do his best to resume a dialogue with China after more than a decade, and that a visit by the Dalai Lama to Tibet could be the best way to move forward
10:14PM ( 1 day ago )
Crew starts making China's new space station their home
Three Chinese astronauts have begun making China's new space station their home for the next three months
10:06PM ( 1 day ago )