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German far-right leader welcomes US troop withdrawalThe leader of Germany’s biggest far-right party has welcomed the U.S. decision to withdraw thousands of American troops from the country
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - This Wednesday, July 19, 2017 file photo shows the main entrance to the headquarters of the publicly funded BBC in London. British radio host Sideman quit the BBC on Saturday Aug. 8, 2020, over the corporation’s decision to include a racial slur in a news report about a racist attack. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
BBC says sorry for using racist term in news reportThe BBC has apologized for broadcasting a racist slur in a news report, saying it was a mistake that has caused many people distress
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this March 21, 2009 file photo, Italian actress Franca Valeri attends Italian State RAI TV program "Che Tempo che Fa", in Milan, Italy. Valeri, an elegant, ironic and versatile actor, who pioneered Italian female comic roles in the post-war years, died in her sleep at her home in Rome, nine days after her 100th birthday, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020.  (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
Italy's pioneering comic actor, Franca Valeri, dies at 100 Franca Valeri, an elegant, ironic and versatile actor who pioneered Italian female comic roles in the post-war years, has died
The Associated Press9 hours ago
North Macedonia police find 94 migrants hidden in truckPolice in North Macedonia say they have found a truck packed with 94 migrants from Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan and Syria during a routine patrol inspection Saturday night in the country's southeast
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A Border Force vessel brings a group of people thought to be migrants into the port city of Dover, England, from small boats, Saturday Aug. 8, 2020. The British government says it will strengthen border measures as calm summer weather has prompted a record number of people to attempt the risky sea crossing in small vessels, from northern France to England. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK names 'Channel threat commander' as boat crossings surgeThe British government has appointed a former Royal Marine commando to try to stop people crossing the English Channel from France in small boats
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A dog sits in front of destroyed cars following a storm at the village of Politika, on Evia island, northeast of Athens, on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. Five people have been found dead and dozens have been trapped in their homes and cars from a storm that has hit the island of Evia, in central Greece, police say. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
Storm floods Greek island, leaves 7 dead, including a babySeven people, including an en elderly couple and an 8-month-old baby, have been found dead after a storm hit the island of Evia in central Greece
The Associated Press14 hours ago
1 killed, 3 seriously hurt in bus crash in HungaryOfficials say one man died and three people, including a young child, were seriously injured when a tourist bus crashed into a ditch on the side of a highway in Hungary
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Pupils of a 7th grade of the Max-Schmeling-Stadtteilschule talk to each other with mouth and nose covers in the schoolyard in Hamburg, Germany, Thursday, Aug.6, 2020. As Germany’s 16 states start sending millions of children back to school in the middle of the global coronavirus pandemic, those used to the country’s famous “Ordnung” are instead looking at uncertainty, with a hodgepodge of regional regulations that officials acknowledge may or may not work.(Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa via AP)
Masks in class? Many questions as Germans go back to schoolGermany has won plaudits for managing to slow the spread of the coronavirus quickly, efficiently and early
The Associated Press16 hours ago
A man photographs his ballot prior to voting at a polling station during the presidential election in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. Belarusians are voting on whether to grant incumbent president Alexander Lukashenko a sixth term in office, extending his 26-years rule, following a campaign marked by unusually strong demonstrations by opposition supporters. (AP Photo)
Police, protesters clash after Belarus presidential votePolice and protesters have clashed in the capital of Belarus and the city of Brest after a presidential election in which the authoritarian leader who has ruled for a quarter-century sought a sixth term in office
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Italy approves outpatient use for abortion pillWomen in Italy can now use the abortion pill on an outpatient basis rather than be hospitalized to terminate a pregnancy
The Associated Press1 day ago
LGBT rights supporters protest in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. A large crowd of LGBT rights supporters gathered in Warsaw on Saturday to protest the arrest of a transgender activist who had carried out acts of civil disobedience against rising homophobia in Poland. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Protesters decry government's anti-LGBT attitudes in PolandDemonstrators have turned out in Warsaw and other Polish cities to protest anti-LGBT attitudes promoted by the government as well as the detention of pro-LGBT protesters
The Associated Press1 day ago
Police officers patrol as people walk on the street in Fuengirola, near Malaga, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. The increase in Spain of coronavirus outbreaks associated with nightlife has set off alarms in recent days, mainly in tourist areas where pubs and discos are full before the summer tourist campaign. (AP Photo/Jesus Merida)
Spanish police hit the discos to enforce virus health rulesOne Spanish town as turned to deploying special police units whose job it is to enforce health regulations meant to check a surge in the coronavirus
The Associated Press1 day ago
Firefighters battle a fire in an apartment building in Bohumin, northeastern Czech Republic, on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. At least 11 people have been killed in a fire in the apartment building police and firefighters said Saturday. Police said the fire hit the 11th floor of the 13-story building in the afternoon. (Vladimir Prycek/CTK via AP)
11 killed, 10 injured in Czech Republic apartment fire Officials say at least 11 people have been killed and 10 others injured in an apartment building fire in the northeastern Czech Republic
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Wednesday, July 19, 2017 file photo shows the main entrance to the headquarters of the publicly funded BBC in London. British radio host Sideman quit the BBC on Saturday Aug. 8, 2020, over the corporation’s decision to include a racial slur in a news report about a racist attack. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
BBC radio host quits over use of racist term in news reportBritish radio host Sideman has quit the BBC over the corporation’s decision to include a racial slur in a news report about a racist attack
The Associated Press1 day ago
National Health Service (NHS) worker poses with a placards, during a socially distanced demonstration as part of a national protest over pay, in Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday Aug. 8, 2020.  Nationwide protests on Saturday are calling for government to address what they claim is many years of reduced wages, and are calling for a voice in plans for public sector pay increases. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
UK medics protest, seeking pay raise after pandemic struggleHundreds of health care workers have rallied in British cities, demanding the government acknowledge their hard work during the coronavirus pandemic with a hefty pay increase
The Associated Press1 day ago
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