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Vanuatu to push international court for opinion on protection from climate change

"We must address the crisis by systematically targeting the root causes of one of the biggest and most imminent threats we face today."
Image: FILE PHOTO: People commute on boats to Port Vila, capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu
Image: FILE PHOTO: People commute on boats to Port Vila, capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu
10h ago

Canadian Catholic bishops apologize for indigenous residential schools

The organization expressed "profound remorse" for the abuses children endured at indigenous residential schools.
Image: FILES-CANADA-INDIGENOUS-SCHOOL-CHURCH
Image: FILES-CANADA-INDIGENOUS-SCHOOL-CHURCH
14h ago

Female service member assaulted by Afghan evacuees, Army says

The FBI was investigating the case. The nature of the assault was not disclosed.
Image: The Dona Ana Range Complex on Fort Bliss near Chaparral, New Mexico
Image: The Dona Ana Range Complex on Fort Bliss near Chaparral, New Mexico
16h ago

Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves U.S. charges

They were arrested in China after Huawei's CFO was arrested in Canada on U.S. charges. Many countries labeled China's actions "hostage politics.”
Image: Justin Trudeau
Image: Justin Trudeau

One-on-one with Iran’s new foreign minister

NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell speaks with Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian in an exclusive interview. He says Iran is ready to resume negotiations, but the Biden administration sent a “negative sign” by “piling up new sanctions” against Iran.
One-on-one with Iran’s new foreign minister
One-on-one with Iran’s new foreign minister

Bolsonaro's son and two Brazil cabinet members test positive for Covid-19

That brings to four the number of close aides diagnosed since the far-right leader’s trip to the United Nations.
U.S. Endorses President Bolsonaro's Son As Brazilian Ambassador
U.S. Endorses President Bolsonaro's Son As Brazilian Ambassador

See vaccination rates in the world's wealthiest countries versus the poorest

Only 1 percent of 662.5M people living in 26 low-income countries are fully vaccinated, while close to 60 percent in high-income countries have received the shots.
Image: J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Rolled Out In Afghanistan
Image: J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Rolled Out In Afghanistan
23h ago

Biden admin sends 'negative sign' by keeping sanctions on Tehran, says new Iranian foreign minister

Iran’s foreign minister says his government will return to nuclear talks “very soon” after it finishes a review of previous negotiations.
Image: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian during an interview with Andrea Mitchell of NBC News on Sept. 23, 2021.
Image: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian during an interview with Andrea Mitchell of NBC News on Sept. 23, 2021.
1d ago

In Colombia, Haitians weigh whether to continue journey to U.S.

Some 16,000 Haitians are in northern Colombia waiting to go to the treacherous Darien Gap in Panama, but some are weighing stopping after recent U.S. deportations.
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Image: COLOMBIA-HAITI-US-MIGRATION
1d ago

Mexico fines 17 soccer teams for capping female players’ wages

After the women’s league was created in 2016, the clubs colluded to impose ceilings on female players’ salaries of between 500 pesos ($25) and 2,000 pesos ($100) monthly.
Image: Female soccer players take part in a training session
Image: Female soccer players take part in a training session
1d ago

Deep divide: Submarine feud shows bad news for Europe may be good for U.S. allies in Asia

For many experts, it is perhaps the starkest example yet of how Washington's focus has shifted away from its old European allies.
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FRANCE-BURKINA FASO-POLITICS-DIPLOMACY