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Gunmen free nearly 2,000 inmates in attack on Nigerian prison

By Morgan Winsor, ABC News(LONDON) -- Nearly 2,000 inmates have escaped from a prison in southeastern Nigeria after heavily armed gunmen attacked the facility, authorities said.The massive jailbreak occurred before dawn on Monday in Owerri, the capital of Imo state. Attackers wielding machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and explosives stormed the…... Read More

US, Iran hold first indirect talks in bid to save nuclear deal

By Conor Finnegan, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. and Iran are holding indirect talks on Tuesday in what could be the first step toward reviving the 2015 deal that constrains Tehran's nuclear facilities in exchange for sanctions relief.The meetings, hosted by the European Union, will work toward two separate agreements…... Read More

US, Iran hold first indirect talks in bid to save nuclear deal

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. and Iran are holding indirect talks on Tuesday in what could be the first step toward reviving the 2015 deal that constrains Tehran's nuclear facilities in exchange for sanctions relief. The meetings, hosted by the European Union, will work toward two separate agreements -- on how…... Read More

US, Iran hold first indirect talks in bid to save nuclear deal

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. and Iran are holding indirect talks on Tuesday in what could be the first step toward reviving the 2015 deal that constrains Tehran's nuclear facilities in exchange for sanctions relief. The meetings, hosted by the European Union, will work toward two separate agreements -- on how…... Read More

New Zealand to open quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia

(LONDON) -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Tuesday that her country will open a travel bubble with Australia in less than two weeks. Quarantine-free travel between the neighboring nations, separated by the Tasman Sea, will commence at 11:59 p.m. New Zealand time on April 18. "This is an…... Read More

New Zealand to open quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia

(LONDON) -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Tuesday that her country will open a travel bubble with Australia in less than two weeks. Quarantine-free travel between the neighboring nations, separated by the Tasman Sea, will commence at 11:59 p.m. New Zealand time on April 18. "This is an…... Read More

New Zealand to open quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia

By Morgan Winsor, ABC News(LONDON) -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Tuesday that her country will open a travel bubble with Australia in less than two weeks.Quarantine-free travel between the neighboring nations, separated by the Tasman Sea, will commence at 11:59 p.m. New Zealand time on April 18."This…... Read More

Europe's vaccine rollout 'unacceptably slow': WHO

(GENEVA) -- The World Health Organization criticized Europe's sluggish vaccine rollout as "unacceptably slow" in a recent statement, pointing to the low rate of Europeans who have been fully vaccinated. Just 10% of Europeans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and only 4% have been fully…... Read More

Europe's vaccine rollout 'unacceptably slow': WHO

(GENEVA) -- The World Health Organization criticized Europe's sluggish vaccine rollout as "unacceptably slow" in a recent statement, pointing to the low rate of Europeans who have been fully vaccinated. Just 10% of Europeans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and only 4% have been fully…... Read More

Europe's vaccine rollout 'unacceptably slow': WHO

By Erin Schumaker, ABC News(GENEVA) -- The World Health Organization criticized Europe's sluggish vaccine rollout as "unacceptably slow" in a recent statement, pointing to the low rate of Europeans who have been fully vaccinated.Just 10% of Europeans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and only 4%…... Read More

Arrests made as intrigue and suspicion surround alleged royal coup in Jordan

(NEW YORK) -- Jordan’s government has said that a coup attempt centered on former Crown Prince Hamzah bin Hussein, the half-brother of the current monarch King Abdullah II, was foiled on Sunday, with up to 16 people arrested for “attempts to jeopardize the safety and stability” of the country. The…... Read More

Arrests made as intrigue and suspicion surround alleged royal coup in Jordan

(NEW YORK) -- Jordan’s government has said that a coup attempt centered on former Crown Prince Hamzah bin Hussein, the half-brother of the current monarch King Abdullah II, was foiled on Sunday, with up to 16 people arrested for “attempts to jeopardize the safety and stability” of the country. The…... Read More

Arrests made as intrigue and suspicion surround alleged royal coup in Jordan

By Guy Davies, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Jordan’s government has said that a coup attempt centered on former Crown Prince Hamzah bin Hussein, the half-brother of the current monarch King Abdullah II, was foiled on Sunday, with up to 16 people arrested for “attempts to jeopardize the safety and stability”…... Read More

India sees 'alarming rate of growth of COVID-19 cases and deaths,' officials say

By Morgan Winsor, ABC News(LONDON) -- India has seen "an alarming rate of growth of COVID-19 cases and deaths" in recent weeks, the prime minister's office said Sunday.More than 12.3 million people in India have been diagnosed with COVID-19 so far and at least 165,101 of them have died, making…... Read More