In Brazil, graveyard shift reveals rising cost of pandemic

SAO PAULO: In almost three decades of working in Sao Paulo’s largest cemetery, the oldest gravediggers can’t remember performing more than 10 night burials....

Eight dead in Indianapolis mass shooting

Eight people have been killed and many injured in a shooting in the US city of Indianapolis, police say. Witnesses heard several gunshots at...

Panel votes to bring slavery reparations bill to US House

WASHINGTON: A US congressional committee voted Wednesday to advance to the whole House of Representatives a bill on federal slavery reparation payments to African...

Biden: ‘Time to end’ US war in Afghanistan with total pullout

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden announced it's "time to end" America's longest war with the unconditional withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, where they have spent...

US protesters, police clash over shooting

MINNEAPOLIS, US: Protesters faced off with police for a third night Tuesday in the American city of Minneapolis over the killing of a young...

By rail, road or on foot, migrants flow across Mexico towards US

APIZACO, Mexico: Greyssi Venegas devours her first meal in three days at a Mexican shelter near the railroad where migrants risk their lives clinging...

Minneapolis under curfew after shooting

MINNEAPOLIS: Fresh protests broke out in Minneapolis despite a curfew implemented after a police officer fatally shot a young Black man, fueling tensions in...

Far-left union leader takes in lead in Peru poll

LIMA: A far-left union leader and teacher has taken a surprise, though slim, lead in Peru's presidential election, and will likely face a rightwing...

US police fatally shoot black man, sparking protests

MINNEAPOLIS: A suburb of Minneapolis was under curfew early yesterday after US police fatally shot a young black man, sparking protests not far from...

Biden aims $1.5 trillion budget at health, education, social services

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden's administration on Friday unveiled a more than $1.5 trillion budget proposal that would see funding for health, education and social...

Biden resumes Palestinian aid, urges two-state solution

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday restored aid to the Palestinians to a tune of $235 million, drawing a rebuke by ally Israel,...

Biden tackles ‘ghost guns’ and US firearms violence

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden is unveiling measures aimed at curbing rampant US gun violence, especially seeking to prevent the spread of untraceable "ghost guns,"...

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