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India, China soldiers brawl again along disputed frontier

India, China soldiers brawl again along disputed frontier

SRINAGAR, India — Indian and Chinese soldiers brawled last week along the countries' disputed border, Indian officials said Monday, as a monthslong standoff between the nuclear-armed rivals continued.

Greece, France to sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

ATHENS, Greece — Greece is due to sign a 2.3 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) deal with France on Monday to purchase 18 Rafale fighter jets as tensions grow with neighbour Turkey.
Biden plans to sign order for govt to buy more US goods

Biden plans to sign order for govt to buy more US goods

BALTIMORE — President Joe Biden plans to sign on Monday an executive order that aims to boost government purchases from U.S. manufacturers, according to administration officials.
Judge orders Uganda's Bobi Wine freed from house arrest

Judge orders Uganda's Bobi Wine freed from house arrest

KAMPALA, Uganda — A judge ruled on Monday that Ugandan security forces cannot detain presidential challenger Bobi Wine inside his home, rebuking authorities for holding the candidate under house arrest following a disputed election.
Asia Today: Australia OKs Pfizer vaccine, to begin in Feb.

Asia Today: Australia OKs Pfizer vaccine, to begin in Feb.

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia’s medical regulator has approved use of its first coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for inoculations to begin next month.
Road warriors: Bucs win 31-26 at Green Bay, reach Super Bowl

Road warriors: Bucs win 31-26 at Green Bay, reach Super Bowl

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Tom Brady has a new team, in a new town. The destination is the same: another Super Bowl. At home, too. The man with six NFL titles will become the first quarterback to play a Super Bowl on his team’s home field.
AP Source: Sarah Sanders running for Arkansas governor

AP Source: Sarah Sanders running for Arkansas governor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Sarah Sanders, Donald Trump’s former chief spokeswoman and one of his closest aides, is running for Arkansas governor, a senior campaign official told The Associated Press on Sunday night.
Mexico's president says he's tested positive for COVID-19

Mexico's president says he's tested positive for COVID-19

MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and that the symptoms are mild.

UN film and game for teens focuses on protecting ozone layer

CAMEROON, Cameroon — The United Nations launched an animated film and game on Sunday aimed at engaging Gen Z teenagers on the importance of protecting the ozone layer. The project, called “Reset Earth,” was produced by the U.N.
Center-right incumbent wins Portugal's presidential election

Center-right incumbent wins Portugal's presidential election

LISBON, Portugal — Portugal’s president was returned to office for a second term with a resounding victory Sunday in an election held amid a devastating COVID-19 surge that has made the European country the worst in the world for cases and deaths.