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New India-born World Bank chief: Real change or rebranding?

New India-born World Bank chief: Real change or rebranding?

BENGALURU, India (AP) — The incoming president of the World Bank was born in India and forged his early business success there, a fact supporters say gives Ajay Banga valuable insight into the challenges faced by the developing countries the bank is

Kenya opposition to resume anti-government protests

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s opposition announced Thursday that anti-government protests will resume after the holy month of Ramadan despite an agreement on talks with the ruling party.
Biden says nothing of 'great consequence' in Pentagon leaks

Biden says nothing of 'great consequence' in Pentagon leaks

DUBLIN (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday said while he was concerned that sensitive government documents had been leaked, “there's nothing contemporaneous that I'm aware of that is of great consequence.
Indian court to rule on Rahul Gandhi's appeal of conviction

Indian court to rule on Rahul Gandhi's appeal of conviction

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Thursday heard an appeal from opposition Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi to stay his conviction in a criminal defamation case for mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surname which resulted in his expulsion fr
US wholesale inflation pressures eased sharply last month

US wholesale inflation pressures eased sharply last month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices fell in March, a sign that inflationary pressures in the economy are easing more than a year after the Federal Reserve began aggressively raising interest rates.
At least 19 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in Canada set to expire by end of the year

At least 19 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in Canada set to expire by end of the year

At least 19 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines are set to expire by the end of the year in Canada, according to data received by The Canadian Press. The federal central inventory currently has 18.5 million doses in stock, with 16.
Russia, China FM attend high-level conference on Afghanistan

Russia, China FM attend high-level conference on Afghanistan

The top diplomats from Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan attended a conference Thursday that focused on ensuring regional security in light of the situation in Afghanistan.
Black chiefs to meet amid debate on benefit of cop diversity

Black chiefs to meet amid debate on benefit of cop diversity

Over his 32-year police career in Dallas, Terrance Hopkins has seen tremendous changes in the profession.
US displays firepower in combat drills with Philippines

US displays firepower in combat drills with Philippines

FORT MAGSAYSAY, Philippines (AP) — U.S. and Filipino forces on Thursday blasted vehicles with anti-tank missiles in combat-readiness drills in the Philippines that are part of a show of American firepower that has alarmed China.

Finnish president: Joining NATO won't solve all our problems

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Finland's President Sauli Niinistö on Thursday warned that the country's new status as a NATO member “doesn't solve every problem,” and said Helsinki should not let down its guard on security issues.
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