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Namibia closes state-owned Air Namibia citing big losses

WINDHOEK, Namibia — The government of Namibia has closed the southern African country's state-owned airline, Air Namibia, saying that it can no longer afford the financial losses.
UK's chief mouser celebrates 10 years on the prowl

UK's chief mouser celebrates 10 years on the prowl

LONDON — Larry the cat, a four-legged inhabitant of London’s 10 Downing St., is marking a decade as Britain’s mouse-catcher in chief on Monday.
As vaccinations lag, Israel combats online misinformation

As vaccinations lag, Israel combats online misinformation

JERUSALEM — After surging ahead in the race to vaccinate its population against the coronavirus, Israel is blaming online misinformation for a sudden slowdown in the campaign. Now, officials are fighting back.

Pakistan army: Militant raid on security post kills soldier

QUETTA, Pakistan — Armed militants attacked a Pakistani security checkpoint on a highway in a remote area of southwestern Baluchistan province, killing a soldier before fleeing, the military said Monday.
Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal

Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal

WASHINGTON — A day after former President Donald Trump won his second Senate impeachment trial, bipartisan support appeared to be growing for an independent Sept. 11-style commission into the deadly insurrection that took place at the U.S. Capitol.
Myanmar rattled by army movements, apparent internet cutoff

Myanmar rattled by army movements, apparent internet cutoff

YANGON, Myanmar — Sightings of armoured personnel carriers in Myanmar’s biggest city and an internet shutdown raised political tensions late Sunday, after vast numbers of people around the country flouted orders against demonstrations to protest the
Separatists grow majority in Catalonia despite Socialist win

Separatists grow majority in Catalonia despite Socialist win

BARCELONA, Spain — The pro-union Socialist Party claimed a narrow win in regional elections in Catalonia late Sunday, but the bloc of parties supporting secession by Spain’s northeastern corner widened their control of the regional parliament.

Suspect arrested in fatal stabbings in NYC subway system

NEW YORK — A 21-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested in the fatal stabbings of two people on New York City subway trains, police said Sunday.
Duchess of Sussex expecting 2nd child, a sibling for Archie

Duchess of Sussex expecting 2nd child, a sibling for Archie

LOS ANGELES — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their second child, their office confirmed Sunday. A spokesperson for Prince Harry, 36, and Meghan, 39, said in a statement: “We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother.
Leftist opposition party heads to victory in Kosovo election

Leftist opposition party heads to victory in Kosovo election

PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo’s main opposition party appeared headed to a landslide victory in Sunday’s early election of a new parliament held amid the coronavirus pandemic, an economic downturn and stalled negotiations with wartime foe Serbia.