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Cuban political dissident to receive 2024 International Women of Courage award by US government

Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello, a veteran Cuban dissident and leading proponent of human rights who was imprisoned twice but never left the island, will be awarded the 2024 International Women of Courage Award, a recognition granted by the U.S. Departmen...
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Cuban dissident Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello gives an interview in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. The U.S. State Department announced on March 1, 2024, that Roque will be awarded the 2024 International Women of Courage Award. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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Irish President Michael Higgins is to remain in hospital as a precaution after feeling unwell

Irish President Michael Higgins is expected to spend the weekend in the hospital as a precaution after he felt ill
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FILE - Irish President Michael Higgins arrives to deliver his speech during a 42nd World Food Day celebration at FAO headquarters in Rome, on Oct. 16, 2023.Irish President Michael Higgins was expected to spend the weekend in the hospital as a precaution after he felt ill, his office said Friday, March 1, 2024. Higgins, 82, was admitted to St James’s Hospital on Thursday after feeling unwell. He underwent tests and was to remain in the hospital to monitor his blood pressure. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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Turkey rejects accusations by a human rights group that it committed abuses in Syria

A Turkish official has rejected allegations by a human rights group that Turkey bears responsibility for some of the abuses and possible war crimes carried out mostly against Kurdish residents in northern in Syria
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FILE - Turkish troops deploy in Syria's northern region of Manbij, Syria, Oct. 14, 2019. Turkey on Friday, March 1, 2024, has rejected allegations by a human rights group that Turkey bears responsibility for some of the abuses and possible war crimes carried out mostly against Kurdish residents in northern Syria. (AP Photo, File)
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Ukraine official says Russia massing forces around a key city in the country's east

A Ukrainian official says Russia is accumulating large forces around Chasiv Yar as it seeks to make a push on the key eastern city to the west of Bakhmut, which fell to Moscow last May
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In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte, pay they respect to civilians killed in the Russian rocket attacks in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Friday, March 1, 2024. (Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP)
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Canada plans state funeral for late Prime Minister Brian Mulroney

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there will be a state funeral for former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, though no date has been set yet
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Airstrikes on Palestinian refugee camp in Gaza were 'without warning,' residents say

Two residents of a refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip recounted the strikes.
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The rubble of destroyed houses and debris is shown in Al Nuseirat refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, on Feb. 28, 2024, following Israeli air strikes.
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Prince Harry gets OK to use key evidence in phone hacking case against Daily Mail publisher

Prince Harry has scored a tactical victory in his battles with British tabloids
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FILE - Britain's Prince Harry leaves the Royal Courts Of Justice in London, Thursday, March 30, 2023. Prince Harry scored a tactical victory in his battles with British tabloids Friday, March 1, 2024, when government ministers said he could use confidential documents that show payments by the publisher of the Daily Mail to private investigators who allegedly snooped on him and several celebrities. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
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Military court in Somalia sentences 6 Moroccan men to death for membership in Islamic State group

A military court in Somalia’s northeastern semiautonomous state of Puntland has sentenced to death six Moroccans believed to be foreign fighters for the Islamic State extremist group in Somalia
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WHO warns Gaza's health system is 'more than on its knees'

Dr. Thaer Ahmad weighs in on the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.
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VIDEO: WHO warns Gaza's health system is 'more than on its knees'
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Hungary's Orban says Trump's comeback as president 'only serious chance' for end of Ukraine war

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has confirmed that he will visit Donald Trump in Florida next week
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, speaks in a panel at the Antalya Diplomacy Forum in Antalya, Turkey, Friday, March 1, 2024. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
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Mexico's presidential candidates promise security or continuity as campaigns officially begin

Mexico’s presidential campaigns have officially begun with underdog opposition coalition candidate Xóchitl Gálvez leveraging the country’s ongoing security problems to differentiate herself from Claudia Sheinbaum, the choice of President Andrés Manuel ...
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FILES - This combination of two file photos shows Xochitl Galvez, at left, arriving to register her name as a presidential candidate on July 4, 2023 in Mexico City, and at right, Claudia Sheinbaum at an event that presented her as her party's presidential nominee on Sept. 6, 2023 in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, Files)
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Alexei Navalny's funeral goes ahead despite pressure

Late opposition leader's supporters tell Russians to gather for Moscow ceremony.
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Funeral service workers carry out the coffin of late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny outside the Church of the Icon of the Mother of God, during his funeral in Moscow, Mar. 1 2024.
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Haitian police spokesman says new gang attacks overwhelmed officers: 'The city center was at war'

A national police spokesman says Haitian police were overwhelmed by a series of coordinated violent attacks by gang members across the capital in which four officers were killed
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Youths raise their hands to show police they are not carrying weapons during an anti-gang operation at the Portail neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. Gunmen shot at the international airport and other targets in a wave of violence that forced businesses, government agencies and schools to close early. (AP Photo/Odelyn Joseph)
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China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy

Chinese Vice President Han Zheng has pledged to provide more opportunities for foreign companies in China as the government tries to restore confidence in the world’s second largest economy
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U.S. ambassador to China Nicholas Burns speaks during an Amcham event held in Beijing, China on Friday, March 1, 2024. Chinese Vice President Han Zheng pledged Friday to provide more opportunities for foreign companies in China as the government tries to restore confidence in the world’s second largest economy. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
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Former US soldier arrested as a suspect in a killing in Germany nearly 46 years ago

German investigators say a 66-year-old man accused of killing a woman when he was stationed in Germany as a U.S. soldier nearly 46 years ago has been arrested in the United States
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A car strikes a crowd at a tram stop in Poland, injuring at least 19 people. The driver was arrested

Polish police say that at least 19 people have been injured after a car struck a crowd of people waiting at a tram stop in the northwestern city of Szczecin
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3 soldiers killed in 'trap' in central Mexico, president says

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says a land mine exploded in central Mexico, killing four soldiers in what he called a trap likely set by a drug cartel
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March 01

Grammy-winning Iranian singer, awarded over Mahsa Amini protest anthem, sentenced to prison

An Iranian singer who won a Grammy presented by U.S. first lady Jill Biden has been sentenced to more than three years in prison over his anthem supporting the 2022 protests over the death of Mahsa Amini
March 01
FILE - First lady Jill Biden accepts the award for best song for social change on behalf of Shervin Hajipour for "Baraye" at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 5, 2023, in Los Angeles. The Iranian singer who won a Grammy presented by U.S. President Joe Biden's wife said Friday, March 1, 2024, that he had been sentenced to over three years in prison over his anthem supporting the 2022 protests over the death of Mahsa Amini. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
March 01

ICC rules that a probe into alleged crimes against humanity in Venezuela may proceed

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have ruled that an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity committed by Venezuelan security forces in 2017 may proceed
March 01
FILE - A view of the exterior view of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, on March 31, 2021. Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court ruled Friday, March 1, 2024, that an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity committed by Venezuelan security forces under President Nicolás Maduro’s rule during a crackdown on anti-government protests in 2017 may proceed. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
March 01

Large crowds gather in Moscow for funeral of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny

Heightened tensions surround Navalny's death as allies accuse Russian authorities of trying to prevent people from paying their respects to Vladimir Putin's most potent critic.
March 01
VIDEO: Large crowds gather in Moscow for funeral of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny
March 01

The EU says it will send funds to Gaza's main aid provider after the UN agency agrees to an audit

The European Union says it will pay $54 million to the main provider of aid in Gaza next week
March 01
FILE - The Commissioner-General of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, Philippe Lazzarini, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the UNRWA headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023.The head of the main United Nations agency supporting people in Gaza alleges that Israel is intent on “destroying” it along with the idea that Palestinians are refugees and have a right one day to return home. Philippe Lazzarini in an interview with a Swiss newspaper accuses Israel of having a “long-term political goal” of eliminating the agency created decades ago to assist Palestinians who fled during the war over Israel’s creation. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein, File)
March 01

Loewe fuses high and low, tailoring and couture, to wow Paris Fashion Week

At Paris Fashion Week, Loewe presented a serene, green labyrinthine art gallery at Chateau de Vincennes, immersing guests in woodland tranquility
March 01
Designer Satoshi Kondo accepts applause after the Issey Miyake Fall/Winter 2024-2025 ready-to-wear collection presented Friday, March 1, 2024 in Paris. (Photo by Scott A Garfitt/Invision/AP)
March 01

Police in Greece say a Balkan drug feud led to dozens of killings across Europe

Greek police say that a yearslong, multinational investigation into feuding Balkan criminal gangs behind multiple killings across Europe has led to the arrests of 10 suspects
March 01
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Gaza doctor says gunfire accounted for 80% of the wounds at his hospital from aid convoy bloodshed

The head of a Gaza hospital where some of the wounded from bloodshed surrounding an aid convoy were taken says more than 80% percent had been struck by gunfire, suggesting heavy shooting by Israeli troops
March 01
Family and friends carry the body of Yitzhak Zeiger during his funeral at a cemetery in Jerusalem, Israel, Friday, March 1, 2024. Two Israelis, including Zeiger, were killed in a Palestinian shooting attack at a gas station near the Jewish settlement of Eli, in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, the Israeli military said. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
March 01

Dutch military helps clean oil along beaches in Caribbean island of Bonaire

Dutch armed forces have been deployed to the Caribbean to help clean up oil affecting beaches in the island of Bonaire that originated from an offshore spill blamed on an overturned barge hundreds of miles away
March 01
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Zimbabwe's president cancels a renewable energy speech after a bomb scare at Victoria Falls Airport

An official says that a bomb scare has shut down Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls Airport that forced the country’s president to cancel a planned address at a conference on renewable energy
March 01
FILE - Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa attends a session at the Africa Pavilion at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Nov. 7, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Zimbabwe’s Cabinet has agreed to back a move in Parliament to abolish the death penalty, a punishment that was last used in the southern African nation nearly 20 years ago. Mnangagwa, who won reelection for a second term in Aug, 2023, has repeatedly expressed his opposition to the death penalty, citing his own personal experience when he was sentenced to death in the 1960s for blowing up a train during Zimbabwe's independence war, when the country was called Rhodesia and under white minority rule. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
March 01

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March 01
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March 01

People chant 'Navalny' as Russian opposition leader's body arrives for funeral

Crowds chanted "Navalny" as the late Russian opposition leader's body arrived for his funeral in Moscow.
March 01
VIDEO: People chant 'Navalny' as Russian opposition leader's body arrives for funeral
March 01

Kenya and Haiti sign agreements to try and salvage plan to deploy Kenyan police to battle gangs

Kenya and Haiti have signed agreements to try to salvage a plan for the African country to deploy 1,000 police officers to the troubled Caribbean nation to help combat gang violence that has surged to unprecedented levels
March 01
Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry, second left, arrives to give a public lecture at the United States International University (USIU) in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday March. 1, 2024. Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry said Friday elections in his country need to be held as soon as possible in order to bring stability to the troubled Caribbean nation facing gang violence that threatens to overran government. Henry is in Kenya trying to salvage the deployment of a foreign armed force to Haiti to help combat gangs. (AP Photo/Andrew Kasuku)
March 01

Austrian police investigate group on suspicion of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl

Austrian police say they are investigating 17 people on suspicion of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl over a period of several months
March 01
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Pope asks aide to read speech aloud for him, raising further concerns over his health

Pope Francis, who has been suffering from the flu, asked an aide to read out his prepared speech at a conference in the Vatican Friday, saying he was not yet well and becomes fatigued
March 01
Pope Francis attends his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
March 01

Allies say Alexei Navalny, galvanizing opposition leader and Putin's fiercest foe, has been buried

Allies say Alexei Navalny, galvanizing opposition leader and Putin's fiercest foe, has been buried
March 01
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British government watchdog says UK's Rwanda deportation plan could cost nearly 500 million pounds

A new report says the British government’s contentious plan to send some asylum-seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda could cost nearly half a billion British pounds, plus hundreds of thousands more for each deported person
March 01
FILE - Britain's Minister of State for Countering Illegal Migration Michael Tomlinson, left, and Home Secretary James Cleverly, attend a press conference in Downing Street, London, held by Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, on Jan. 18, 2024. The British government’s contentious plan to send some asylum-seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda could cost nearly half a billion pounds ($630 million), plus hundreds of thousands per deportee, a report said Friday March 1, 2024. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 01

Activists build treehouses to protest Tesla's plans to expand its plant near Berlin

Environmental activists are staging a protest in a forest near Berlin against plans to expand the grounds of electric car maker Tesla’s first plant in Europe and are vowing to stay in place for weeks
March 01
Activists occupy an area in the forest in Groenheide, Germany, Friday March 1, 2024. Environmental activists are staging a protest in a forest near Berlin against plans to expand the grounds of electric car maker Tesla’s first plant in Europe and are vowing to stay in place for weeks. About 100 activists have been occupying part of the forest since early Thursday, according to an initiative called “Stop Tesla.” (Cevin Dettlaff/dpa via AP)
March 01

Japan opposition lawmakers bring no-confidence motion accusing gov't of halting debate over scandal

Outraged Japanese opposition lawmakers have submitted a no-confidence motion accusing the governing party of trying to push through a budget bill without adequate debate because of disruptions caused by a scandal over its fund-raising practices
March 01
Japan's former Economy and Trade Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura speaks during a political ethics committee at parliament in Tokyo Friday, March 1, 2024. Two former Cabinet ministers belonging to Japan’s governing party’s key faction behind a major corruption scandal that has rocked the government renewed denial they had any role in running slush funds at a political ethics hearing Friday, a day after Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s appearance that gave no new details, deepening speculation that the party just wants to get it over with and rush the passage of a budget bill. (Japan Pool/Kyodo News via AP)
March 01

Coffin with the body of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is en route to cemetery after a short funeral service

Coffin with the body of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is en route to cemetery after a short funeral service
March 01
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Finland's new president Alexander Stubb says the Nordic country enters 'a new era' as a NATO member

Alexander Stubb has been sworn in as Finland’s new president
March 01
Speaker of Parliament Jussi Halla-aho, from left, Incumbent President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinisto and President-elect Alexander Stubb attend Parliament's plenary session during the inauguration of the President of the Republic of Finland in Helsinki, Finland, Friday March 1, 2024. (Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva via AP)
March 01

Deadly mining protests in Liberia kill 1 and injure many, official says

A government minister in Liberia says that violent protests over the presence of an armed force in mining areas in the country's northwest resulted in the death of one demonstrator and multiple injuries
March 01
March 01

Alexei Navalny's allies say a hearse with his body arrived at a Moscow church for the Kremlin foe's funeral

Alexei Navalny's allies say a hearse with his body arrived at a Moscow church for the Kremlin foe's funeral
March 01
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An election in the UK is likely this year, we just don't know when. Here's what to know

The United Kingdom is poised to hold its first election in five years in a country battered by the cost-of-living crisis, the fallout from Israel-Hamas conflict and deep divisions over how to deal with migrants and asylum seekers crossing the English C...
March 01
FILE - Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak gestures during his visit to The Boatyard in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, on Jan. 15, 2024. The United Kingdom is poised to hold its first election in five years in a country battered by a cost-of-living crisis, fallout from the Israel-Hamas conflict and deep divisions over how to deal with migrants and asylum seekers crossing the English Channel from Europe on small inflatable boats. (Phil Harris/Pool Photo via AP, File)
March 01
FILE - Crows fly in front of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, on Feb. 26, 2024. The European Union's statistics agency Eurostat releases inflation figures for February on Friday March 1, 2024 amid speculation about when the European Central Bank will start cutting interest rates. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
March 01

Tuvalu's new premier says democracy and loyalty are reasons for preferring Taiwan over Beijing

The new prime minister in the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu says his country shares democratic values with Taiwan, and that Taiwanese leaders have “been loyal to us."
March 01
In this photo provided by the Tuvalu government, the newly elected Prime Minister, Feleti Teo, center, front, poses for a photo with his ministers in Funafuti, Tuvalu, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. Tuvalu's new government committed the tiny South Pacific island nation to continued diplomatic ties with Taiwan instead of switching to Beijing, but said it plans to renegotiate a security pact recently struck with Australia in response to China's growing regional influence. (Tuvalu Government via AP)
March 01

Veteran British left-wing disruptor George Galloway wins a special election

A veteran British political disruptor has won a special election in a heavily Muslim town in northern England following a contest that has been mired in chaos and controversy and dominated by the war in Gaza
March 01
George Galloway, front center, waves after being declared winner in the Rochdale by-election, which was triggered after the death of Labour MP Sir Tony Lloyd, in the town of Rochdale, England Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
March 01

Bangladeshi leader says a shopping mall that caught fire had no emergency exits. Death toll climbs

Bangladesh's prime minister says a six-story shopping mall that caught fire in the country's capital had no fire exits
March 01
Firefighters work to contain a fire that broke out at a commercial complex in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. Bangladesh's health minister says a fire in a six-story commercial complex in the nation's capital, Dhaka, has killed several people and injured dozens of others. (AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu)
March 01

Alexei Navalny's team says a hearse carrying the body of the Russian opposition leader is headed to church for a funeral

Alexei Navalny's team says a hearse carrying the body of the Russian opposition leader is headed to church for a funeral
March 01
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Cambodia's pioneering post-Khmer Rouge era Phnom Penh Post newspaper will stop print publication

The Phnom Penh Post, a newspaper founded in 1992 as Cambodia sought to re-establish stability and democracy after decades of war and unrest, says it will stop publishing a print edition this month, the latest blow to the country’s dwindling independent...
March 01
Local newspapers Nokor Thum, two copies at left, in the Khmer language, the Phnom Penh Post, center, and Khmer Times are for sale at a newspaper's stand on a sidewalk near Monument Independence in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, Mach 1, 2024. The Phnom Penh Post, a newspaper founded in 1992 as Cambodia sought to re-establish stability and democracy after decades of war and unrest, announced Friday that it will cease publishing a print edition this month, the latest blow to the country's dwindling independent media. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
March 01

A soldier turns himself in shortly after 4 people are killed in shootings in Germany

Police and prosecutors say four people have been killed in shootings in northern Germany and the suspect is a soldier who turned himself in
March 01
A police car is parked in front of the Von D'ring barracks in Rotenburg, Germany, Friday March 1, 2024. Four people were killed in shootings in northern Germany, police and prosecutors said Friday, and the suspect is a soldier who turned himself in to authorities. (Sina Schuldt/dpa via AP)
March 01

Local transport in much of Germany hit by strikes in a dispute over working conditions

Local buses, subway trains and trams have ground to a halt in much of Germany, at the peak of a week of walkouts by employees demanding better working conditions
March 01
"Warning strike today" is written on posters at the entrance to the ViP depot (Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam) in Potsdam, Germany, Friday March 1, 2024. Local buses, subway trains and trams ground to a halt in much of Germany Friday at the peak of a week of walkouts by employees demanding better working conditions. (Georg Moritz/dpa via AP)
March 01

The Latest | Condemnation of Israel's actions in Gaza grows after dozens killed while seeking aid

Turkey has joined Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan in condemning Israeli forces firing on Palestinians waiting for the delivery of aid, with its foreign ministry calling the event “yet another crime against humanity.”
March 01
Palestinians walk through the destruction from the Israeli offensive in Jabaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Essa)
March 01

India's richest man is bringing Rihanna and 1,200 guests to a pre-wedding bash for his son

It might be the biggest party this small west Indian city has ever seen
March 01
Bollywood actor Rani Mukherjee, center, wearing specs arrives at airport to attend the pre-wedding celebrations of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant in Jamnagar, India, Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)