AFRICA

  • BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's new vice president will be a female leader of the opposition coalition that helped bring new President Adama Barrow to power, a presidential spokesman announced Monday, as regional troops continued security sweeps to prepare for Barrow's return to the country he now rules.

  • Liverpool's formidable home record was meant to provide the platform for a tilt at three trophies this season -â but Saturday's surprise 3-2 Premier League defeat by Swansea spoiled that idea. If Jurgen Klopp's team are to overcome Southampton at Anfield in the second leg of a League Cup semi-final on Wednesday and reach Wembley, their defending will have to improve significantly. The shock of suffering their first defeat at Anfield in almost 12 months is still being felt by the club's supporters, with a run of just two points won from the last nie available damaging Liverpool's chances of...

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void if the U.S. relinquishes its traditional global leadership role. China and Russia are among the aspirants for greater economic and military influence, while an ambivalent Germany could emerge as the West's moral compass.

  • Islam Slimani scored twice but Algeria's Africa Cup of Nations hopes were ended after a 2-2 draw with Senegal in Franceville on Monday. The Leicester City striker put Algeria ahead on two occasions but each time Senegal equalised, first through Papa Diop and then courtesy of Moussa Sow as they finished Group B in first place with seven points.

  • Tunisia became the first team to score four goals in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations match as they beat Zimbabwe 4-2 in Libreville Monday to seal a quarter-finals place. The Carthage Eagles, who led 4-1 at half-time, finished Group B runners-up behind Senegal and play Burkina Faso at the same stadium Saturday. Naim Sliti, Youssef Msakni, Taha Yassine Khenissi and Wahbi Khazri scored for Tunisia and Knowledge Musona and substitute Tendai Ndoro for Zimbabwe.

WORLD

  • TOKYO (AP) — All-Star pitcher Shohei Otani will headline Japan's bid for a third title at the World Baseball Classic.

  • THA PYAY TAW, Myanmar (AP) — Every day before sunrise, dozens of fishermen, shivering against the cold, shove out onto the Bay of Bengal on makeshift rafts made out of plastic jugs, bamboo and twine, just steps away from the sturdy and much safer wooden boats they had used for years. They were barred from using their boats three months ago by Myanmar authorities who say they're trying to prevent...

  • BERLIN (AP) — Germany has deported 26 Afghan migrants as part of the government's efforts to increase the number of rejected asylum-seekers leaving the country after an influx of more than 1 million migrants in the last two years.

  • SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Indian army says three militants were killed in two gunbattles with government forces in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir.

  • The U.N. special envoy for Syria said on Tuesday Russia, Turkey and Iran were closing in on a final statement reaffirming a cessation of hostilities between Syrian warring parties. "We're working for a declaration that can reassure the actual cessation of hostilities to become more solid," he told reporters. "This is not a paper, but a cessation of hostilities and saving lives.

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