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AP Top Extended International Headlines at 11:51 p.m. EDT

April 14, 2021 GMT

U.S. officials say President Joe Biden will withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America that were coordinated from that country


Russia’s defense minister says the country’s massive military buildup in the west is part of readiness drills amid what he described as threats from NATO

An Iranian nuclear negotiator says Tehran will begin enriching uranium up to 60% purity after an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility

Leaders of volcano-wracked St. Vincent say that water is running short as heavy ash contaminates supplies and they estimated that the eastern Caribbean island will need hundreds of millions of dollars to recover from the eruption of La Soufriere


A truck driver has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for hitting and killing four police officers on an Australian freeway

South Africa has suspended giving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as a “precautionary measure” following the FDA decision in the United States to pause the use of the vaccine while very rare blood clot cases are examined

India says it is approving the use of all coronavirus vaccines that have been given an emergency nod by the World Health Organization or regulators in the United States, Europe, Britain or Japan

Pakistani security forces swinging batons and firing teargas have moved to clear sit-ins by protesting Islamists in the garrison city of Rawalpindi and elsewhere

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s legislative elections will take place in December, more than a year after they were postponed by authorities citing public health risks from the coronavirus pandemic

Born into an age of revolutions, Prince Philip lived through a tumultuous century and witnessed many of its upheavals