The development marked a milestone for Sweden, viewed for decades as one of Europe's most progressive countries when it comes to gender relations, but which had yet to have a woman in the top political post.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
A senior administration official said the requirement, which the White House previewed in October, brings the rules for essential travelers in line with those that took effect earlier this month for leisure travelers.
By Frank Jordans, Geir Moulson, Associated Press
Scholz's center-left Social Democrats have been negotiating with the environmentalist Green party and the pro-business Free Democrats since narrowly winning a national election on Sept. 26.
By Huizhong Wu, Associated Press
In China, tennis star Peng Shuai is just one of several people who have been hustled out of view, charged with crimes or trolled and silenced online for speaking out about the harassment, violence and discrimination women face every day.
By John Yang, Dan Sagalyn
American and European officials are growing increasingly alarmed by a Russian military build up of more than 100,000 troops along the border with Ukraine. The region has been a flashpoint since 2014, when Russia invaded and annexed Crimea, and supported…
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
As talks continue, rival Tigray forces are pushing toward the capital, Addis Ababa, and a growing number of countries are telling their citizens to leave now.
By Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press
Belarus' Interior Ministry officials said Tuesday that 118 migrants flew out of the capital, Minsk, on Monday to their home countries after the ex-Soviet country's authorities “assisted them with paperwork and passing through the state border.”…
By Associated Press
WHO Europe also cited growing evidence of a decline in protection against infection and mild disease through vaccines, and said a “booster dose” should be given as a priority to the most vulnerable populations…
By Sam Mednick, Associated Press
Trapped in conflicts, the children of West and Central Africa are the most recruited by armed groups in the world and also have the highest number of victims of sexual violence, says a report released Tuesday by the United Nations…
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
Chun seized power in a 1979 military coup and ruled South Korea for about eight years. He brutally suppressed pro-democracy protests and detained tens of thousands of people to consolidate his grip on power.
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