Sri Lankan PM agrees to resign amid heightened political turmoil

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s prime minister agreed to resign Saturday after party leaders in parliament demanded that both he and the embattled president step down the day protesters stormed the residence and office. of the president in a fury over the worsening economic crisis. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in a voice … Read more

Live Updates: Former Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Seriously Injured After Shooting

NARA, Japan (AP) — Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was killed Friday on a street in western Japan by a gunman who shot him in the back while delivering a campaign speech, an attack that stunned a nation with some of its the strictest weapons. control the laws anywhere. Abbe, 67, who was Japan’s longest … Read more

World leaders react to shocking attack on Shinzo Abe

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — What was shocking on Friday Assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in one of the world’s safest countries stunned leaders and drew condemnation, with Iran calling it “terrorism” while European leaders criticized the attack as “despicable.” Tributes poured in as governments expressed sorrow and solidarity with Japan over … Read more

G20 diplomats fight for unity in Ukraine and the impact of the war

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — Deeply divided top diplomats from the world’s richest and largest developing nations struggled Friday to find common ground on Russia’s war in Ukraine and how to deal with its global impacts. In talks thrown off balance by two unexpected and unrelated political developments far from the Indonesian resort of Bali … Read more

Fight back as Mississippi’s last abortion clinic closes its doors

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s only abortion clinic has been buzzing with activity in the chaotic days since the US Supreme Court. altered abortion rights across the country, a case that originated in this conservative Deep South state, with this bright pink medical facility set to close its doors on Wednesday. Doctors at the Jackson … Read more

Sydney floods overwhelm 50,000 people in Australia’s largest city

RICHMOND, Australia (AP) — Hundreds of homes have been flooded in and around Australia’s largest city in a flooding emergency that was troubling 50,000 people, authorities said Tuesday. Emergency response teams carried out 100 overnight rescues of people trapped in cars on flooded roads or in flooded houses in the Sydney area, State Emergency Service … Read more

6 dead, 30 injured in Chicago-area 4th of July parade shooting

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A gunman opened fire from a roof at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago on Monday, killing at least six people, wounding at least 30 and sending hundreds of protesters, parents with strollers and children on bicycles. fleeing in terror, police said. Authorities said a man identified as a … Read more

6 dead, 30 injured in Chicago-area 4th of July parade shooting

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A gunman opened fire from a roof at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago on Monday, killing at least six people, wounding at least 30 and sending hundreds of protesters, parents with strollers and children on bicycles. fleeing in terror, police said. Authorities said a 22-year-old man named as … Read more

Rain hampers search for missing in Italian glacier avalanche

ROME (AP) — Storms made it difficult Monday to search for more than a dozen hikers who went missing a day after a large chunk of an alpine glacier in Italy calved, triggering an avalanche of ice, snow and rock. down the hillside Italy’s state television said another body was recovered, raising the known death … Read more

3ft of rain triggers fourth round of Sydney flood misery

SYDNEY (AP) — More than 30,000 residents in and around Sydney were ordered to evacuate or prepare to leave their homes Monday as Australia’s largest city faces its fourth, and possibly worst, round of flooding in less than a year. year and a half. Days of torrential rains caused dams to burst and watercourses to … Read more