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In this photo published by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on his Instagram account on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his wife Yulia pose for a photo in a hospital in Berlin. Navalny on Monday demanded that Russia returned clothes he was wearing on the day he fell into a coma, calling it a “crucial piece of evidence” of a suspected nerve agent poisoning he is being treated for at the German hospital. (Navalny Instagram via AP)
Alexei Navalny released from German hospital after 32 daysThe German hospital treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for poisoning says his condition improved enough for him to be released from the facility
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this undated handout photo provided by Dr. Mamadu Baldeh, Baldeh, one of only four physicians managing the COVID-19 unit and the only one doing so while still overseeing the infectious diseases unit, is photographed outside the Connaught Hospital where he works in the capital Freetown, Sierra Leone in 2020. Despite the loss of colleagues, Baldeh is fighting not only to save his coronavirus patients but also to provide quality care for those afflicted with other infectious diseases as he and other health care workers fight for a better system. (Dr. Mamadu Baldeh via AP)
Sierra Leone doctor in dedicated mission against COVID-19Dr. Mamadu Baldeh is one of only four physicians managing the COVID-19 unit at Sierra Leone’s Connaught Hospital, and the only one doing so while still overseeing the infectious diseases unit
The Associated Press1 hour ago
German doctors say Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny released from hospital after poisoning treatmentGerman doctors say Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny released from hospital after poisoning treatment
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This combo of two photographs shows, top, Hoda Kinno, 11, on Aug. 4, 2020 being carried by her uncle Mustafa Kinno, in the aftermath of the massive explosion at Beirut port on Aug. 4, and bottom, Hoda and Mustafa posing for a photograph at a temporary apartment in the coastal town of Jiyeh, south of Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
'The port came to us': Story behind AP photo of Beirut blastAn image captured by an Associated Press photographer showing a dust-covered girl carried against a man’s shoulder, a gash bleeding from her forehead, has come to symbolize the devastation of the Aug. 4 blast at the Beirut port
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This combo of two photographs shows, top, Hoda Kinno, 11, on Aug. 4, 2020 being carried by her uncle Mustafa Kinno, in the aftermath of the massive explosion at Beirut port on Aug. 4, and bottom, Hoda and Mustafa posing for a photograph at a temporary apartment in the coastal town of Jiyeh, south of Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
'The port came to us': Story behind AP photo of Beirut blastAn image captured by an Associated Press photographer showing a dust-covered girl carried against a man's shoulder, a gash bleeding from her forehead, has come to symbolize the devastation of the Aug. 4 blast at the Beirut port
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this photo provided by the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres speaks during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at U.N. Headquarters in New York. The U.N.'s first virtual meeting of world leaders started Tuesday with pre-recorded speeches from some of the planet's biggest powers, kept at home by the coronavirus pandemic that will likely be a dominant theme at their video gathering this year. (Eskinder Debebe/UN via AP)
World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment For some world leaders, the pandemic brings an opportunity
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, second from right, speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Anwar said he has secured a majority in parliament to form a new government that is “strong, stable and formidable." (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar plans new governmentMalaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he has secured a majority in Parliament to form a new government that is “strong, stable and formidable.”
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Rescue crew members and boats are used to help a whale stranded on a sand bar near Strahan, Australia, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Around one third of an estimated 270 pilot whales that became stranded on Australia's island state of Tasmania had died as rescuers managed to return 25 to the sea in an ongoing operation. (Brodie Weeding/Pool Photo via AP)
Nearly 500 pilot whales stranded in Australia; 380 deadMore pilot whales have been found stranded in Australia, raising the estimated total to almost 500, including 380 that have died, in the largest mass stranding ever recorded in the country
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Report: CIA Believes Putin Is Directing Election InterferenceThe CIA believes Russia is once again trying to interfere in the presidential election—with Vladimir Putin personally directing the effort, according to a top-secret assessment distributed to lawmakers. Sources tell the Washington Post that the agency has concluded that Putin is likely directing operations to damage Joe Biden and...
Newser10 hours ago
Trump to UN: Blame China for the 'Plague'This year's United Nations General Assembly meeting is being held virtually, with leaders delivering pre-recorded messages—and President Trump used his to slam the nation where the pandemic began. "We must hold accountable the nation which unleashed this plague on to the world—China," he said Tuesday, per the BBC...
Newser10 hours ago
FILE- In this March 6, 2020 file photo, Saudi policemen guard the the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The confirmed death toll from the coronavirus has gone over 50,000 in the Middle East as the pandemic continues. That's according to a count Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, from The Associated Press, based on official numbers offered by health authorities across the region. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
Saudi Arabia to lift ban on Mecca pilgrimage amid virusSaudi 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
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - This Nov. 4, 2019, file photo shows cargo cranes at the Port of Tacoma in Tacoma, Wash. U.S lawmakers are pushing for a ban on exports from an area of northwest China following a report that found widespread use of forced labor. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Congress seeks to block goods from China over forced laborA 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
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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