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Tuesday September 22nd, 2020 11:13PM
China uproots ethnic minority villages in anti-poverty fight
China's ruling Communist Party says its initiatives have helped to lift millions of people out of poverty
9:27PM ( 21 minutes ago )
China, top global emitter, aims to go carbon-neutral by 2060
Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060
8:29PM ( 1 hour ago )
World powers clash, virus stirs anger at virtual UN meeting
Kept apart by a devastating pandemic, world leaders have convened electronically for an unprecedented high-level U.N. meeting
8:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
What a gift: Russia offers UN staff free virus vaccines
Russian President Vladimir Putin is offering an unusual gift to mark the U.N.'s 75th anniversary
5:31PM ( 4 hours ago )
Congress seeks to block goods from China over forced labor
A bipartisan bill aimed at keeping goods out of the U.S. that are made with the forced labor of detained ethnic minorities in China passed overwhelmingly Tuesday in the House of Representatives
5:23PM ( 4 hours ago )
Saudi Arabia to lift ban on Mecca pilgrimage amid virus
Saudi Arabia says Muslims will be allowed to perform the smaller, year-round pilgrimage starting Oct. 4 as the kingdom gradually begins lifting a suspension that had been in place on Islam’s holiest site for the past seven months due to the coronavirus
5:16PM ( 4 hours ago )
UK's Johnson urges 'spirit of togetherness' to combat virus
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appealed for a “spirit of togetherness” through the winter as he unveiled a series of new restrictions on everyday life to get on top of a dramatic spike in new coronavirus cases
5:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Iran strikes defiant tone at UN under crushing US sanctions
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has delivered a defiant and fiery speech to the U.N. General Assembly as his nation grapples with the Middle East’s worst coronavirus outbreak and a weakened economy
3:47PM ( 6 hours ago )
UN chief warns of crisis as world powers meet remotely
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has kicked off the U.N.’s first-ever virtual meeting of global leaders by saying the world is facing an “epochal” crisis
3:36PM ( 6 hours ago )
AP World News Archive
International
Search for migrant boat as powerful storm lashes Greece
Greek authorities have launched a large search and rescue operation following a distress call from a vessel carrying dozens of migrants, which was caught in a powerful storm that battered western Greece with hurricane-force winds and heavy rain
12:31PM ( 4 days ago )
The Latest: UMass to play football this fall, reversing call
UMass says it will play football this fall, reversing an August decision to postpone the season until the spring
2:47PM ( 1 day ago )