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Indonesia鈥檚 Marapi volcano erupts, spewing ash plumes and blanketing several villages with ash

Indonesia鈥檚 Mount Marapi in West Sumatra province has erupted, spewing white-and-gray ash plumes for more than about 9,800 feet into the air and hot ash clouds blew several miles to the north, according to Indonesia鈥檚 Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center.

British military reports an explosion off the coast of Yemen in the key Bab el-Mandeb Strait

A 鈥減otential explosion鈥 has struck a key shipping route off the coast of Yemen. That鈥檚 according to a statement from the British military on Sunday.

Earth is running a fever. And UN climate talks are focusing on the contagious effect on human health

Participants at the COP28 summit moved beyond lofty rhetoric and calls for unity to curb global warming to concerns like the deaths of at least 7 million people globally from air pollution each year and the spread of diseases like cholera and malaria as global warming upends weather systems.

Militants open fire at a bus in northern Pakistan, killing 9 people and injuring over 20 others

Militants opened fire at a bus in northern Pakistan, killing nine people including two soldiers, and injuring over 20 others, local police said.

Chinese developer Evergrande risking liquidation if creditors veto its plan for handling huge debts

A Hong Kong court will convene a hearing Monday on troubled Chinese property developer Evergrande鈥檚 plans for restructuring its more than $300 billion in debts.

Police in Paris have arrested a man who targeted passersby, killing 1 and injuring 2, official says

France鈥檚 interior minister says police have arrested a man who targeted passersby in Paris, killing a German tourist with a knife and injuring two others.

Third-party candidate leaves Mexico鈥檚 2024 presidential race. Next leader now likely to be a woman

A third-party candidate has announced he is leaving Mexico鈥檚 2024 presidential race, practically ensuring the the country鈥檚 next president will be a woman.

Italy reportedly refused Munich museum鈥檚 request to return ancient Roman statue bought by Hitler

Italy鈥檚 culture minister is reportedly refusing a request by the German State Antiquities Collection in Munich to return an ancient Roman statue that embodied Hitler鈥檚 Aryan aesthetic, calling it a national treasure.

Ex-president barred from leaving Ukraine amid alleged plan to meet with Hungary鈥檚 Viktor Orban

Ukraine鈥檚 service says former President Petro Poroshenko has been denied permission to leave the country because he was planning to meet with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Romanian guru suspected of running international sex sect handed preliminary charges with 14 others

A 71-year-old Romanian yoga guru and 14 others have been handed preliminary charges by a Paris magistrate on a raft of counts linked to an international ring that for years allegedly subjected followers seeking enlightenment to sexual exploitation.

London police make arrests as pro-Palestinian supporters stage events across Britain

Police in London say they鈥檝e arrested two people during pro-Palestinian events, part of a 鈥渄ay of action鈥 organized by campaigners around Britain.

Police in Greece arrest father, son and confiscate tons of sunflower oil passed off as olive oil

Greek police have arrested a father and son duo for selling adulterated sunflower oil for olive oil.

7.6 magnitude earthquake strikes off the southern Philippines, briefly prompting a tsunami warning

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 has struck off the coast of the southern Philippines island of Mindanao.

Italian officials secure 12th Century leaning tower in Bologna to prevent collapse

Italian officials have secured the shorter of two 12th century towers in Bologna, fearing that its leaning could lead to collapse.

Iran says an Israeli strike in Syria killed 2 Revolutionary Guard members while on advisory mission

Iran鈥檚 paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has stated through its website that two of its forces stationed in Syria were killed in an Israeli airstrike.

In Mexico, a Japanese traditional dancer shows how body movement speaks beyond culture and religion

Unlike the fast-moving interpreters of samba, salsa and other Latin American dancing styles, Japanese traditional dancers move slowly, performing just a few moves that their bodies keep fully controlled.

France and Philippines eye a security pact to allow joint military combat exercises

France and the Philippines are considering a defense pact that would allow them to send military forces to each other鈥檚 territory for joint exercises.

Russia brings new charges against jailed Kremlin foe Navalny

Imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been handed new charges by Russian prosecutors. The 47-year-old is already serving more than 30 years in prison after being found guilty of crimes including extremism 鈥 charges that his supporters characterize as politically motivated.

Party of Pakistan鈥檚 former jailed Prime Minister Imran Khan elects new head

Jailed former Pakistani premier Imran Khan鈥檚 party has elected a new head for the first time since it was established, following the recommendation of the imprisoned politician.

A snowstorm brings Munich airport to a standstill and causes travel chaos in central Europe

Munich鈥檚 airport has canceled all flights for the day after a winter storm dumped snow across southern Germany and parts of Austria and Switzerland, affecting travel across the region.

US joins in other nations in swearing off coal power to clean the climate

The United States is now committed to the idea of phasing out coal power plants, joining 56 other nations in kicking the coal habit. Saturday鈥檚 announcement by U.S.

Philippines says China has executed two Filipinos convicted of drug trafficking despite appeals

The Philippine government says China has executed two Filipinos for drug trafficking despite its appeals to commute their death sentences to life in prison.

Israel鈥檚 strikes on Gaza intensify, renewing concerns about civilians

Israel is pounding targets in southern Gaza and ordering more neighborhoods designated for attack to evacuate, as the United States urges it to do more to protect civilians.

The surfing venue for the Paris Olympics is on the other side of the world but could steal the show

The surfing venue for next year鈥檚 Paris Olympics is nearly 16,000 kilometers, or 10,000 miles, away on the other side of the world.

At least 12 people are missing after heavy rain triggers a landslide and flash floods in Indonesia

Torrential rain has triggered flash floods and a landslide on Indonesia鈥檚 Sumatra island. Officials say at least 12 people are missing Saturday after tons of mud, rocks and trees rolled down from a mountain late Friday.

Philippine troops kill 11 Islamic militants in one of bloodiest anti-insurgency offensives this year

Philippine authorities say troops, backed by airstrikes and artillery fire, have killed 11 suspected Islamic militants near a hinterland village in the country鈥檚 south, in one of the military鈥檚 bloodiest anti-insurgency offensives this year.

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Bangladesh

Bangladesh has been jolted by an earthquake that residents dozens of miles away in Dhaka say shook buildings. No damage or injuries have been immediately reported.

Don鈥檛 ignore us: Backed by pope, poorer nations use COP28 summit to press rich world on climate

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) 鈥 Countries once colonized by empires are striking back on global warming 鈥 and they have the pope鈥檚 blessing.

Pentagon forges new high-tech agreement with Australia, United Kingdom, aimed at countering China

The U.S. is expanding its high-tech military cooperation with Australia and the United Kingdom to include underwater drones and electronic warfare.

Former Colombian military officer accused in base bombing extradited to Florida

A former Colombian military officer accused of injuring dozens, including three U.S. soldiers, in a bombing attack at a Colombian military base has been extradited to South Florida.