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More than 280 people were killed and 900 were injured as a result of the railway accident in India.

BALASORE, India — Rescuers have found no more survivors from the overturned and crushed wreckage of two passenger trains that derailed in eastern India, killing more than 280 people and injuring hundreds in one of the country’s deadliest rail accidents in decades, officials said Saturday. Chaotic scenes erupted on Friday night as rescuers climbed on … Read more

Meta trials block news content on Instagram, Facebook for some Canadians

Meta is set to block news on Facebook and Instagram for some Canadians in a temporary test that will last until the end of June. FILE – Facebook’s Meta logo sign is seen at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Oct. in 2021 28. Meta said it is ready to block some Canadians’ news … Read more

An unprecedented wildfire on Canada’s Atlantic coast is still burning four days later

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — A series of wildfires in Canada’s Atlantic coast province of Nova Scotia continued to burn out of control for a fourth day on Wednesday, preventing thousands of evacuees from trying to see if their homes were destroyed. Fire officials were hoping for a break in the dry, windy weather, but that … Read more

China expresses support for Serbia’s renewed conflict with NATO troops in Kosovo

China has expressed its support for Serbia after renewed violence between ethnic Serbs and NATO troops in Kosovo. This video clip shows a car set on fire as KFOR soldiers clash with Kosovo Serbs in Zvecjan, northern Kosovo, Monday, May 29, 2023. Ethnic Serbs in northern Kosovo have clashed with NATO troops. – leads the … Read more

Migrants with children stuck near the Polish border wall. Activists say Belarus will not allow them to turn back

WARSAW, Poland — A group of about 30 asylum-seeking migrants, including young children, have been trapped near the Polish wall on the border with Belarus for three days, Polish human rights activists said on Sunday. Although the migrants were outside Poland’s border wall, Grupa Granica (Border Group) activists said they were on Polish territory and … Read more

Hong Kong denies report of Uyghur student, criticizes Amnesty for saying he disappeared at airport

HONG KONG — Hong Kong on Saturday criticized allegations by rights group Amnesty International that the Uyghur student disappeared after being questioned at the airport, and said government records showed he had not entered or was not allowed to enter the city. Amnesty International said on Friday that Abuduweili Abudureheman, who was born in the … Read more

AP week in pictures. Latin America and the Caribbean

A net is placed in the waters of Itaipu Beach to temporarily catch green sea turtles in Nitero, Brazil, Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Aruana Project researchers monitor the endangered turtles in Itaipu, where they come from. with their young and remain until they reach mating maturity. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) Associated Press May 19-25, 2023 This … Read more

The Foreign Minister of Ukraine called on African countries to maintain neutrality in the war against Russia

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dmitry Kuleba, calls on African countries to abandon the position of his country’s neutrality in the war with Russia. Many African countries have refused to take sides in the European conflict, with several abstaining from voting in the UN General Assembly to condemn Russia’s invasion. … Read more

In Thailand, the roof of a school collapsed, killing 7 people sheltering from the rain

Seven people, including four children, have died in northern Thailand after strong winds of rain. By:JINTAMAS SAKSORNCHAI Associated Press Thai rescue workers at the site of a metal roof collapse on a primary school building in Wat Nern Por, northern Thailand, Monday, May 22, 2023, six people, including four children, died after the rain collapsed … Read more

Animal rights activists protest against an octopus farm in Spain

Animal rights activists gathered in Madrid to protest the construction of a large octopus farm Animal rights activists protest outside the Ministry of Agriculture in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, May 21, 2023. Activists have protested plans to build the first large-scale octopus farm, saying there are no laws in the country or the European Union. ensure … Read more