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Uganda's opposition rejects Museveni's reelection as 'fraud'

Uganda's opposition rejects Museveni's reelection as 'fraud'

KAMPALA, Uganda — A day after Uganda's longtime leader was declared winner of the country's presidential election, the opposition party dismissed the results as “fraud” and called for the release of their leader, Bobi Wine, who has been allegedly und
Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

FAIR HAVEN, Vt. — A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground.
Indonesian teams find more bodies from quake that killed 78

Indonesian teams find more bodies from quake that killed 78

MAMUJU, Indonesia — Indonesian rescuers on Sunday retrieved more bodies from the rubble of homes and buildings toppled by a strong earthquake, raising the death toll to 78, while military engineers managed to reopen ruptured roads to clear access for
Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran urged the United Nations' nuclear watchdog to avoid publishing “unnecessary” details on Tehran’s nuclear program, state TV reported Sunday, a day after Germany, France and Britain said Tehran has “no credible civilian use” for its

Cargo ship sinks in the Black Sea; 3 dead, 6 rescued

ISTANBUL — A cargo ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Sunday, leaving at least three people dead, Turkish authorities said. Six others were rescued.

Tens of thousands evacuated amid Indonesia floods

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated and more than a dozen have been killed in recent days in flooding on Indonesia's Borneo island, officials said Sunday.
Egypt unveils ancient funerary temple south of Cairo

Egypt unveils ancient funerary temple south of Cairo

CAIRO — Egypt’s former antiquities minister and noted archaeologist Zahi Hawass on Sunday revealed details of an ancient funerary temple in a vast necropolis south of Cairo.
Gen. Milley key to military continuity as Biden takes office

Gen. Milley key to military continuity as Biden takes office

WASHINGTON — In taking charge of a Pentagon battered by leadership churn, the Biden administration will look to one holdover as a source of military continuity: Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Austria extends lockdown to Feb. 7, toughens some measures

BERLIN — The Austrian government is extending the country's lockdown until Feb. 7 in a drive to push down still-high infection figures as officials worry about the possible impact of new coronavirus variants.

Violent youth protests hit Tunisia amid economic turmoil

TUNIS, Tunisia — Police used tear gas to disperse violent protests led by disgruntled youths in several Tunisian cities overnight, including in the capital of Tunis and in the seaside city of Sousse.