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Religious leaders recall Prince Philip's spiritual curiosity

Religious leaders recall Prince Philip's spiritual curiosity

LONDON — Churches in Britain held services Sunday to remember Prince Philip as people of many religions reflected on a man whose gruff exterior hid a strong personal faith and deep curiosity about others’ beliefs.

Benin's president seeks re-election after violent protests

COTONOU, Benin — Benin's voters cast ballots Sunday in a presidential election that has been marred by violent demonstrations as incumbent leader Patrice Talon ran for a second term despite once pledging he would not.

John Naisbitt, author of bestseller 'Megatrends,' dies at 92

BERLIN — The American author John Naisbitt, whose 1982 bestselling book “Megatrends” was published in dozens of countries, has died. He was 92.
Bouquet-bearing public honours Philip, ignoring COVID warning

Bouquet-bearing public honours Philip, ignoring COVID warning

LONDON — British authorities have implored people to stay away from royal palaces as they mourn the death of Prince Philip in this time of COVID-19, but they keep coming.
Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases

Thailand hits new daily record with nearly 1,000 virus cases

BANGKOK — Thailand’s Health Ministry warned Sunday that restrictions may need to be tightened to slow the spread of a fresh coronavirus wave, as the country hit a daily record for new cases.
Severe storm damages buildings in Florida Panhandle

Severe storm damages buildings in Florida Panhandle

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Reports: Myanmar forces kill 82 in single day in city

Reports: Myanmar forces kill 82 in single day in city

YANGON, Myanmar — At least 82 people were killed in one day in a crackdown by Myanmar security forces on pro-democracy protesters, according to reports Saturday from independent local media and an organization that keeps track of casualties since the
21 Chinese coal miners trapped by underground flood

21 Chinese coal miners trapped by underground flood

BEIJING — Rescuers on Sunday were trying to reach 21 coal miners who were trapped by an underground flood in China's northwest, a state news agency reported. The mine in Hutubi County in the Xinjiang region flooded at about 6:10 p.m.

Pakistani police say wanted militant killed in shootout

MULTAN, Pakistan — Counterterrorism police killed one of Pakistan's most wanted militants in a shootout in the garrison city of Rawalpindi overnight, a police official said Sunday.
8 dead, dozens hurt as Indonesia quake shakes East Java

8 dead, dozens hurt as Indonesia quake shakes East Java

MALANG, Indonesia — A strong earthquake on Indonesia's main island of Java killed eight people, including a woman whose motorcycle was hit by falling rocks, and damaged more than 1,300 buildings, officials said Sunday. It didn't trigger a tsunami.