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Armenia, Azerbaijan pledge to avoid targeting residential areas amid fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh after Geneva talksArmenia, Azerbaijan pledge to avoid targeting residential areas amid fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh after Geneva talks
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Crowds protesting virus curbs clash with police in BarcelonaClashes have erupted in central Barcelona between riot police and dozens of people in a hundreds-strong crowd protesting the mandatory closure of bars, restaurants and other businesses as authorities struggle to rein in a sharp coronavirus resurgence
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Ukraine's president moves to dissolve top court over ruling Ukraine is facing a new political crisis after the president moved to dissolve the nation’s top court over its decision to freeze the country’s anti-corruption reforms
The Associated Press7 hours ago
UK thief who sold stolen penguins on Facebook sent to prisonA former birdkeeper who stole a pair of penguins from a British zoo and sold them on Facebook has been sentenced to 32 months in prison
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Women's rights activists hold placards during a protest in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 against recent tightening of Poland's restrictive abortion law. Massive nationwide protests have been held ever since a top court ruled Thursday that abortions due to fetal congenital defects are unconstitutional.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Why an abortion law ruling triggered mass protests in PolandPoland is a largely conservative country compared to most of Europe, a place where churches fill up on Sundays and where Roman Catholicism and national identity are deeply interwoven
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, German Health Minister Jens Spahn attends the weekly government cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin.  Spahn said Friday Oct. 30, 2020, that World Health Organisation (WHO) should receive more political support and financial backing for its international efforts to manage acute health crises, and given greater powers to independently investigate virus outbreaks. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, FILE)
EU: WHO should have more power to investigate outbreaksEuropean countries are calling for the World Health Organization to be given greater powers to independently investigate outbreaks and compel countries to provide more data, after the devastating coronavirus pandemic highlighted the agency’s numerous shortcomings
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Turkey’s health minister has tweeted that 4 people were killed in the earthquake that struck TurkeyTurkey’s health minister has tweeted that 4 people were killed in the earthquake that struck Turkey
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Poland seizes communist-era security files headed for US Customs officials at Warsaw airport have discovered and seized valuable historical documents and recordings from 1967-68, of Poland’s communist-era security, in two packages destined for the U.S. The documents describe the situation and views in the communist party that was in power then, as well as the social mood in the time leading to the 1968 students' revolt and anti-Semitic purges
The Associated Press12 hours ago
This photos taken on Sunday, April 1, 2018 and provide by the Staatliche Naturwissenschftliche Sammlung Bayerns, SNSB, shows a female Voeltzkow-Chameleon in Madagascar. Scientists say they have found an elusive chameleon species that was last spotted in Madagascar 100 years ago. Researchers from Madagascar and Germany said that they discovered several living specimens of Voeltzkow's chameleon during an expedition to the northwest of the African island nation. (SNSB/Frank Glaw via AP)
Scientists find Madagascar chameleon last seen 100 years agoScientists say they have found an elusive chameleon species that was last spotted in Madagascar 100 years ago
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Germany shuts down Telegram-based drugs marketplacesGerman authorities said Friday that they have shut down online marketplaces for illegal drugs that used the encrypted messaging service Telegram
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Global travel and tourism projected to shed 174 million jobsA leading industry group says the global travel and tourism industry is on course to lose 174 million jobs this year if restrictions to curb the coronavirus remain in place
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated July 24, 2020, showing former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele in London.  Britain’s High Court on Friday Oct. 30, 2020, has dismissed a libel claim by Russian Tech entrepreneur Aleksej Gubarev against Christopher Steele, the author of a report on U.S. President Donald Trump’s alleged links to Russia.  (Aaron Chown/PA FILE via AP)
UK court rejects libel suit from Russian over Steele dossierBritain’s High Court has dismissed a libel claim by a Russian businessman against the author of a report on U.S. President Donald Trump’s alleged links to Russia
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Rescue workers try to save people trapped in the debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, killing several people and injuring hundreds amid collapsed buildings and flooding, officials said.(AP Photo/Ismail Gokmen)
Quake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island, killing 19A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos killed 19 people and injured more than 700 amid collapsed buildings and flooding
The Associated Press13 hours ago
A medical worker talks to a sick woman in a bomb shelter in Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Heavy fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh continued Thursday with Armenia and Azerbaijan trading blame for new attacks, hostilities that raised the threat of Turkey and Russia being drawn into the conflict. (AP Photo)
Armenia, Azerbaijan vow to avoid targeting residential areasArmenia and Azerbaijan have promised to avoid shelling residential areas amid the fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo speaks during a media conference after a government meeting to decide on new COVID-19 restrictions in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 31, 2020. Belgium has imposed a partial lockdown in a new bid to gain control of the COVID-19 pandemic that has hit the country worse than any other in the European Union. (Philip Reynaers, Pool via AP)
Partial lockdown imposed in Belgium, EU's worst-hit countryBelgium has imposed a partial lockdown in a new bid to gain control of the pandemic that has hit the country worse than any other in the European Union
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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