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On the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, British, Canadian and U.S. nationals line up alongside the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Reflection to be evacuated Friday because of recent volcanic eruptions.

Russia responds to US sanctions

MOSCOW – Russia on Friday responded to a barrage of new U.S. sanctions by saying it would expel 10 U.S. diplomats and take other...

April 17, 2021 1:00 am

Myanmar Young Buddhist monks walk on a road leading to the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar Friday, April 16, 2021. Opponents of Myanmar's ruling junta went on the political offensive Friday, declaring they have formed an interim National Unity Government comprising elements of the ousted government of Aung San Suu Kyi as well as prominent members of major ethnic minority groups. (AP Photo) (STR)

Myanmar coup foes tout minority-backed shadow government

Opponents of Myanmar’s ruling junta said Friday they have formed an interim national unity government with members of Aung San Suu...

April 16, 2021 12:00 pm

Iran Nuclear This satellite photo provided from Planet Labs Inc. shows Iran's Natanz nuclear facility on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Iran began enriching uranium Friday, April 16, 2021, to its highest level ever at Natanz, edging closer to weapons-grade levels to pressure talks in Vienna aimed at restoring its nuclear deal with world powers after an attack on the site. (Planet Labs via AP) (HONS)

Iran starts enriching uranium to 60%, its highest level ever

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Iran began enriching uranium Friday to its highest level ever, edging closer to weapons-grade levels.

April 16, 2021 11:50 am

Migrant boat sinks off Tunisia, 21 dead, 3 survivors found

TUNIS, Tunisia -- Tunisian authorities said they recovered the bodies of 21 migrants, including nine women and a baby, whose boat sank...

April 16, 2021 11:40 am

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Ross Hall of Auckland, New Zealand, is surrounded by a selection of custom caskets he makes. (Sophie ClarkHONS)

Coffin-maker adds fun to New Zealand funerals

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – When the pallbearers brought Phil McLean's coffin into the chapel, there were gasps before a wave of...

April 16, 2021 1:00 am