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G7 nations commit to phasing out coal by 2035 but give Japan some flexibility

MILAN (AP) — Energy and environment ministers of the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations committed Tuesday to phase out coal power by 2035, marking the first time the G7 has explicitly referenced a phase-out, but left flexibility for countries heavily reliant on coal. The final ...

What’s causing the catastrophic rainfall in Kenya?

By CARLOS MUREITHI Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The torrential rains and deadly floods that have hit Kenya since March have been some of the most catastrophic in the country in recent years. At least 169 people have died due to the heavy rains, with more than 91 missing, ...

Nigerians struggle with fuel shortages as queues form across major cities

By CHINEDU ASADU Associated Press ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians were queuing for hours to buy fuel across major cities on Tuesday as the West African nation struggled with its latest fuel shortage, causing more hardship for millions already struggling in an economic crisis. The fuel ...

Ahead of the Paris Olympics, police clear a migrant camp near City Hall

By NICOLAS GARRIGA Associated Press PARIS (AP) — French police evicted migrants from a makeshift tent-camp next to Paris City Hall early on Tuesday, the latest clear-out of people without homes that aid groups allege is a campaign to beautify the French capital ahead of the Summer ...

Chinese astronauts return to earth after six months in space

Associated Press undefined BEIJING (AP) — China's Shenzhou-17 spacecraft returned to Earth Tuesday, carrying three astronauts who have completed a six-month mission aboard the country's orbiting space station. The three, Tang Hongbo, Tang Shengjie and Jiang Xinlin, landed at the Dongfeng ...

Poland is still not ready to adopt the euro, its finance minister says

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Twenty years after joining the European Union, Poland is still not ready to adopt the euro currency, the finance minister in the pro-European Union government said. Andrzej Domański, finance minister in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Donald Tusk, said in an interview on ...