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VOA: Eight Killed in North India During Farm Protests Deepening Tensions

Tensions have flared in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after eight people, including four farmers, were killed Sunday while demonstrating...

AP: North Korea Dismisses US Calls for Talks

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed the United States' offer to resume a dialogue but says he is open to...

REUTERS: Ethiopia expels seven U.N. officials, accusing them of “meddling”

Ethiopia is expelling seven senior U.N. officials, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday, two days after the U.N. aid chief...

VOA: Afghanistan, Myanmar Skip UN General Assembly

Afghanistan will not address the U.N. General Assembly, in the wake of the Taliban takeover and potential competing claims of representation at...

VOA: Goodbye Chancellor Merkel, Hello Chancellor Merkel

The joke in Berlin before Germans went to the polls Sunday was that the country’s longstanding chancellor, Angela Merkel, would have to...

VOA: Indian Farmers Give Renewed Push to Demand for Scrapping Farm Laws

Thousands of farmers in India blocked highways and rail tracks on Monday to give renewed momentum to their months-long demand for scrapping...

CNN: Afghanistan’s women judges are in hiding, fearing reprisal attacks from men they jailed

Tugging at the folds of the traditional hijab dress, two young sisters jostle and laugh to try to get their mother's attention...

AP: Women’s voices at UN General Assembly few, but growing

With cascading crises casting a pall over the proceedings at this year’s United Nations General Assembly, Slovakian President Zuzana Čaputová had this...

AP: Haitian trip to Texas border often starts in South America

Robins Exile downed a traditional meal of plantains and chicken at a restaurant run by Haitian immigrants, just a short walk from...

REUTERS: ‘Waste of money’: Canadians lament C$612 million election that changed little

Canadians woke up to a virtually unchanged political landscape on Tuesday after an expensivepandemic election they did not want, with many venting...

AP: Afghanistan girls soccer team given asylum in Portugal

The girls on Afghanistan’s national soccer team were anxious. For weeks, they had been moving around the country, waiting for word that...

REUTERS: EU states breached air pollution limits in 2020 despite COVID

Most European Union countries broke at least one air pollution limit last year, even as COVID-19 lockdowns improved air quality in many...

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Urbana Park District hiring head coach and assistant coach for Tiger Sharks swim team!

Urbana Park District is hiring one head coach and an assistant coach for the year-round Tiger Shark swim team. The...

[Champaign] Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk or Treat on October 27!

We're excited to join with Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for this new event. The Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk...

It’s the Great C-U Pumpkin Hunt, 2021!

ALL OCTOBER You can hunt for pumpkins all over Champaign and Urbana this October during the Great Pumpkin Hunt.

[Champaign] Police Search For Killer Of Champaign Teenager

CHAMPAIGN – Police in Champaign are still searching for the person who shot and killed a Centennial High School student.