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Central African Republic alleged rebel handed to intl courtAn alleged rebel commander from Central African Republic has been detained and turned over to the International Criminal Court by authorities in the troubled African nation, on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes in the capital, Bangui, in 2013
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Greek socialist ex-minister Valyrakis, 77, found dead at seaSifis Valyrakis, a former minister and resistance fighter against Greece’s 1967-74 military dictatorship who twice made daring escapes, was found dead at sea Sunday night, the coast guard has announced
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Exit poll suggests the center-right incumbent candidate has won Portugal's presidential electionExit poll suggests the center-right incumbent candidate has won Portugal's presidential election
The Associated Press2 hours ago
People, some wearing masks to help protect from the spread of the coronavirus sit on a square in Eminonu market in Istanbul, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, hours before the start of a two-day weekend curfew. The country of 83 million rolled out its vaccination drive a week ago, starting with health care workers as well as nursing home residents and their care-givers. More than 1 million people received the first of two doses of the vaccine developed by China's Sinovac pharmaceutical company in the first week.  (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Turkey passes 25,000 COVID-19-related deathsThe Turkish health ministry says the country has seen more than 25,000 COVID-19-related deaths since the start of the outbreak in March
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon looks on during First Minister's Questions at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (Jeff J Mitchell/PA via AP)
Scotland's leader vows to push for second independence voteScotland’s leader says she intends to hold a “legal referendum” on independence from the U.K. if she wins Scottish elections scheduled for May
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, March 3, 2019, Chairwoman of the Reform Party Kaja Kallas arrives at a polling station during a parliamentary elections in Tallinn, Estonia. President Kersti Kaljulaid said Thursday Jan. 14, 2021, in a statement that Kaja Kallas would now have 14-days to put together a new Cabinet, after Prime Minister Juri Ratas stepped down in the wake of a corruption scandal. (AP Photo/Raul Mee)
Estonia to get first female PM as government deal clinched Estonia’s two biggest political parties say they have clinched a deal to form a new government to be led by a female prime minister for the first time in the Baltic country’s history, replacing the previous Cabinet that collapsed into a corruption scandal earlier this month
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Police officers detain a man during a protest against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Russian police on Saturday arrested hundreds of protesters who took to the streets in temperatures as low as minus-50 C (minus-58 F) to demand the release of Alexei Navalny, the country's top opposition figure. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Kremlin: US comments on protests support law-breakingThe Kremlin's spokesman says the U.S. Embassy's statements about the extensive protests in Russia, in which more than 3,500 people reportedly were arrested, interfere in the country's domestic affairs and encourage Russians to break the law
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A man walks past an almost empty St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. Ailing Pope Francis, making limited public appearances due to persistent pain, drew attention to the plight of homeless people in winter, including a Nigerian man who froze to death not far from the Vatican. Francis on Sunday asked for prayers for the man, who he said was 46, named Edwin, and who was "ignored by all, abandoned, even by us." (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Ailing pope, reducing appearances, prays for homeless deadAiling Pope Francis, who is making limited public appearances due to persistent pain, drew attention to the plight of homeless people in winter, including a Nigerian man who froze to death not far from the Vatican
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Dutch arrest alleged Canadian drug baron on Interpol warrantAustralian police say a suspected Canadian drug baron has been arrested in the Netherlands on an Interpol warrant
The Associated Press10 hours ago
In this image made from video, a COVID-19 testing center is seen after being set on fire in Urk, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Amsterdam, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Dutch police have clashed with protesters demonstrating against the country’s lockdown in the capital, Amsterdam and the southern city of Eindhoven. The unrest comes a day after rioting youths protesting on the first night of the country’s curfew torched a coronavirus testing facility in Dutch fishing village Urk. (Pro News via AP)
Dutch police clash with anti-lockdown protesters in 2 citiesRioters have set blazes in the center of the southern Dutch city of Eindhoven and pelted police with rocks at a banned demonstration against coronavirus lockdown measures
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Pedestrians wearing face masks against the coronavirus pandemic walk in Kensington Gardens as snow falls in London, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000Britain is expanding a coronavirus vaccination program that has seen more than 6 million people get the first of two doses — even as the country’s death toll in the pandemic approaches 100,000
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Portuguese President, and candidate for reelection, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa speaks to journalists after voting at a polling station in Celorico de Basto, northern Portugal, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. Portugal holds a presidential election Sunday, choosing a head of state to serve a five-year term. (AP Photo/Luis Vieira)
Exit poll: Incumbent wins Portugal's presidential electionAn exit poll following Portugal’s presidential election has suggested that the center-right incumbent candidate has won reelection to a second and final five-year term
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Spain's virus surge hits mental health of front-line workersThe unrelenting increases in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations in Spain following the holiday season are once again straining hospitals and increasingly threatening the mental health of workers
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Pirates attack Turkish ship off W. Africa; kill 1, kidnap 15Turkish officials say 15 sailors have been kidnapped and one killed by armed pirates that attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Pope again cancels appearances due to nerve painPope Francis is once again canceling public appearances due to nerve pain
The Associated Press1 day ago
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