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Pedestrians wear masks as they walk near Charing Cross Station in London, Friday, June 5, 2020. It will become compulsory to wear face coverings whilst using public transport in England from Monday June 15. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK's official virus-related death toll surpasses 40,000  The U.K. became the second country to officially record more than 40,000 coronavirus-related deaths as more than 100 scientists wrote to the British government to urge it to reconsider its easing of lockdown restrictions
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UN agency: Iran violating all restrictions of nuclear dealThe United Nations’ atomic watchdog agency says Iran has continued to increase its stockpiles of enriched uranium and remains in violation of its deal with world powers
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The U.N.'s atomic watchdog says Iran's stockpiles of enriched uranium are increasing in violation of a key nuclear dealThe U.N.'s atomic watchdog says Iran's stockpiles of enriched uranium are increasing in violation of a key nuclear deal
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Dissident Ai Wei Wei: Hong Kong anthem law almost 'medieval'Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has described as almost “medieval” a new law in Hong Kong that criminalizes disrespecting China’s national anthem
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Czech PM: Russian diplomat spread fake report of poison plotThe Czech Republic's prime minister says his country's spy agency has discovered that a diplomat from the Russian Embassy in Prague spread false information about a Russian assassin arriving to allegedly poison the Czech capital’s mayors
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Dubai: Dane involved in Sweden, Spain gang crime arrested A Danish national who allegedly is involved in gang-related crime in southern Sweden, and killings and explosions in Spain has been arrested in Dubai
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In this handout photo provided by the Russian Marine Rescue Service, a rescuer works collecting oil contaminated water from an oil spill outside Norilsk, 2,900 kilometers (1,800 miles) northeast of Moscow, Russia, on Friday, June 5, 2020. Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency in a region of Siberia after an estimated 20,000 tons of diesel fuel spilled from a power plant storage facility and fouled waterways.(Russian Marine Rescue Service via AP)
Putin chastises Russian tycoon over massive Arctic oil spillRussian President Vladimir Putin has chastised the billionaire owner of a nickel giant over a massive fuel oil spill that has inflicted huge damage on a fragile Arctic region
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, June 16, 2010, composer and conductor John Williams leads the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra during the grand opening celebration at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort theme park in Orlando, USA. The jury that decides the Spanish foundation Princess of Asturias Awards have awarded Friday June 5, 2020, one of the country’s most prestigious awards to composers Ennio Morricone and John Williams for their film work that have “enriched hundreds of films with their talent.” (AP Photo/John Raoux, FILE)
Spain: Composers Williams, Morricone honored for film scoresA Spanish foundation has awarded one of the country’s most prestigious awards to composers Ennio Morricone and John Williams for their film work
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, May 4, 2020, a woman wearing a face mask exits from a shop along Makarios Avenue, a busy shopping street in central Nicosia, Cyprus.  Cyprus' government Wednesday May 27, 2020, is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation in the east Mediterranean island nation, covering the costs of lodging, food, drink and medication for COVID-19 patients and their families. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias, FILE)
EU wants borders free of virus restrictions by end of JuneThe European Union's Home Affairs commissioner says Europe's free travel area should be back up and running by the end of the month
The Associated Press4 hours ago
European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier gives a news conference after Brexit talks, in Brussels, Belgium, Friday, June 5, 2020. (Yves Herman, Pool Photo via AP)
No progress: EU, UK remain far apart in post-Brexit talksThe fourth round of talks for a future trade deal between the European Union and the U.K. have ended with little progress
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Exterior view of the prison in Kiel, Germany, Thursday, June 4, 2020. British police said Wednesday that a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of 3-year-old British girl Madeleine McCann, who disappeared 13 years ago while on holiday in Portugal. Police from Britain, Germany and Portugal launched a new joint appeal for information in the case Wednesday. (Carsten Rehder/dpa via AP)
Germany investigating McCann suspect in another caseGerman prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether a 43-year-old who has emerged as a possible suspect in the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann in Portugal may have been involved in a similar crime in Germany
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Macron makes new call for Iran to release detained academicFrench President Emmanuel Macron has made a fresh call for Iran to immediately release a French-Iranian researcher
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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