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Turkey probes death of American journalist Andre VltchekTurkish authorities are investigating the death of an American author and journalist who died while traveling overnight from the Turkish Black Sea coastal city of Samsun to Istanbul
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
A technician wash their hands after collecting nasal swab samples for COVID-19 at a drive-through testing centre where results are expected with 2 or 3 days, in Wambrechies, northern France, Monday, Sept.21, 2020. Coronavirus infections tipped the scales again in France on Saturday with nearly 13,500 new infections in 24 hours. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
France's weak spot: Virus infections rise at nursing homesFor the first time in months, virus infections and deaths in French nursing homes are on the rise again
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Minister of State for Europe at the German Federal Foreign Office Michael Roth chairs a meeting of the General Affairs Council at the European Council building in Brussels, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. European Union ministers meet Tuesday to discuss the stalemate in the Brexit negotiations and prospects to avoid a no-deal cliff-edge transition at the end of the year. (Aris Oikonomou, Pool via AP)
EU to UK: stop playing 'games' with Brexit trade talks The European Union is asking Britain to stop playing “games” as time is running out to clinch a free trade deal over the next month
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015 file photo, rhinos walk in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve in South Africa. South Africa’s anti-COVID-19 lockdown is credited with helping to achieve a dramatic drop in rhino killings, but as the country opens up experts warn there is a risk of a resurgence of poaching of one of Earth’s most endangered mammals. Redoubled efforts are critical to prevent a resurgence of killings of the country’s rhinoceros, South African officials and wildlife activists say, as World Rhino Day is marked Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam, File)
South Africa's rhino poaching drops during virus lockdownSouth Africa’s anti-COVID-19 lockdown is credited with helping to achieve a dramatic drop in rhino killings, but as the country opens up experts warn there is a risk of a resurgence of poaching of one of the Earth’s most endangered mammals
The Associated Press2 hours ago
-File- In this Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 file photo a man walks through the gate of the Sachsenhausen Nazi death camp with the phrase 'Arbeit macht frei' (work sets you free) at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in Oranienburg, about 30 kilometers, (18 miles) north of Berlin, Germany. The Department for Research and Information on Anti-Semitism Berlin, or RIAS documented 410 incidents in Berlin, more than two a day, in the first half of 2020, including physical attacks, property damage, threats, harmful behavior and anti-Semitic propaganda. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
Assaults, arson, slurs: Report finds anti-Semitism in BerlinSmall square brass plates set in the pavement remember Jewish residents of Berlin’s Lichtenberg district who were torn from their homes and killed by the Nazis decades ago
The Associated Press3 hours ago
William Oesch poses for a selfie photo on Sept. 21, 2020 in Helsinki. With no end in sight to the global pandemic, more countries and states are turning to mobile tech to help fight infections. “It’s our duty to take of care of the health of our fellow citizens and those close to us,” said William Oesch, 44, a photographer in Helsinki.  (William Oesch via AP)
As Europe faces 2nd wave of virus, tracing apps lack impactMobile apps tracing new COVID cases were touted as a key part of Europe’s plan to beat the coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press3 hours ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks back into Downing Street after attending a cabinet meeting at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Johnson plans to announce new restrictions on social interactions Tuesday as the government tries to slow the spread of COVID-19 before it spirals out of control. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
UK's Johnson slams brakes on reopening as COVID cases surgeBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson has slammed the brakes on the country’s return to offices, saying people should work from home if possible, to help slow the spread of the coronavirus
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this June 3, 2020, file photo, children run past al mural warning people about the dangers of the coronavirus, in the Kibera settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. The pandemic has fractured global relationships as governments act in the interest of their citizens first, but John Nkengasong, Africa's top public health official, has helped to steer the continent's 54 countries into an alliance praised as responding better than some richer nations. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga, File)
As rich nations struggle, Africa's virus response is praisedThe coronavirus pandemic has fractured global relationships
The Associated Press4 hours ago
President Donald Trump pumps his fist before speaking at a campaign rally, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Swanton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Trump aims to use UN address to send strong message to ChinaPresident Donald Trump prefers speaking to boisterous crowds, but because of the coronavirus, he'll be giving a prerecorded address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this photo provided by the United Nations, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks in the General Assembly in observance of the International Day of Peace, celebrating 75 Years of the United Nations, at UN headquarters, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Eskinder Debebe/United Nations via AP)
World powers set to take the stage, virtually, at UN debateThe U.N.’s first virtual meeting of world leaders was set to start Tuesday with pre-recorded speeches from some of the planet’s biggest powers
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Chinese real estate mogul Ren Zhiqiang speaks near the Chinese character for "Real Estate" at a press reception for his book on China's property market in Shanghai. Ren, the former chairman of a Chinese state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized President Xi Jinping's handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 in a corruption case, the government announced. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
Critic of Chinese leader sentenced to 18 years in graft caseThe former chairman of a Chinese state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been sentenced to 18 years in prison on corruption charges
The Associated Press8 hours ago
People wearing face masks walk past an outdoor photography exhibition of healthcare workers in Melbourne, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. The photo essay created by photographer Phoebe Powell is to acknowledge the people working in the Parkville Biomedical Precinct which is home to some of the world's leading medical researchers, clinicians and academics keeping Victoria state safe during the coronavirus pandemic. (James Ross/AAP Image via AP)
Asia Today: Duterte extends virus calamity status by a yearPresident Rodrigo Duterte says he has extended a state of calamity in the Philippines by a year to allow the government to draw emergency funds faster to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and harness the police and military to maintain order
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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