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German business confidence slips after 5 months of risesA survey shows that German business confidence has declined for the first time after five consecutive months of increases as coronavirus infections rebound across Europe
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
The Nave Andromeda oil tanker, right, is seen off the coast of the Isle of Wight, England Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. The U.K. military seized control of the oil tanker that dropped anchor in the English Channel after reporting it had seven stowaways on board who had become violent. Police investigations will now continue, and initial reports confirmed the tanker's crew was safe and well. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
Crew safe, 7 detained after UK special forces raid tankerThe operator of an oil tanker that was stormed by British naval special forces after a group of stowaways threatened violence says all the crew members are “safe and well."
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Men sit in a bomb shelter during shelling by Azerbaijan's artillery during a military conflict in Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Heavy fighting raged Friday over Nagorno-Karabakh even as top diplomats from Armenia and Azerbaijan visited Washington for negotiations on settling the neighboring countries' decades-long conflict. (AP Photo)
Armenia, Azerbaijan accuse each other of truce violationsArmenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of violating the new U.S.-brokered cease-fire aimed to halt the fighting over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Germany's Bayer to buy US gene therapy specialist AskBioGerman health care company Bayer says it is buying Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, a U.S.-based firm specializing in gene therapy, in a deal worth up to $4 billion
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - Harry Styles performs on NBC's Today show on Feb. 26, 2020, in New York. Styles is making plans to headline his own arena, one planned to be completed in Manchester, England, in 2023. He is among the investors in the Co-op Live venue, a £350 million pounds ($456.6 million) project that organizers hope will be the biggest in the UK. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
Harry Styles investing in new music venue in ManchesterWhile most music stars are rescheduling tour dates to 2021, Harry Styles is looking farther ahead and making plans to headline his own arena — one planned to be completed in Manchester, England, in 2023
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A man wearing a face mask, walks in the Montmartre district of Paris, Sunday Oct.25, 2020. A curfew intended to curb the spiraling spread of the coronavirus, has been imposed in many regions of France including Paris and its suburbs. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)
The Latest: Expert: France has "lost control" of the virusVirus patients now occupy more than half of France’s intensive care units, and some doctors are urging tougher restrictions after another record jump in confirmed infections
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo, actor Sir Ian McKellen poses for photographers at a photocall for the film "The Good Liar"at a central London hotel. McKellen and Andrew Scott were among acting winners as Britain’s Laurence Olivier Awards celebrated the best of the London stage in bittersweet fashion Sunday night, Oct. 25, 2020 - most U.K. theaters remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.(Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
Show goes on for Olivier Awards, even with UK theaters shutAndrew Scott and Ian McKellen are among acting winners as Britain’s Laurence Olivier Awards celebrates the best of the London stage
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Suspected migrant smuggler dies while evading Greek police A man described by Greek police as most likely a migrant trafficker has been killed while trying to avoid a police checkpoint in the north of the country
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Armenia and Azerbaijan announce a third attempt to establish a cease-fire in their conflict over Nagorno-KarabakhArmenia and Azerbaijan announce a third attempt to establish a cease-fire in their conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh
The Associated Press13 hours ago
A youth holds a photograph of France's President Emmanuel Macron, stamped with a shoe mark, during a protest against France in Istanbul, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday challenged the United States to impose sanctions against his country while also launching a second attack on French President Emmanuel Macron. Speaking a day after he suggested Macron needed mental health treatment because of his attitude to Islam and Muslims, which prompted France to recall its ambassador to Ankara, Erdogan took aim at foreign critics. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Turkish president dares U.S. to impose economic sanctionsTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has challenged the United States to impose sanctions against his country
The Associated Press13 hours ago
U.K. military seizes control of Libya-registered oil tanker in English Channel, ending standoff with ship stowawaysU.K. military seizes control of Libya-registered oil tanker in English Channel, ending standoff with ship stowaways
The Associated Press13 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron pays his respects by the coffin of slain teacher Samuel Paty in the courtyard of the Sorbonne university during a national memorial event, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 in Paris. French history teacher Samuel Paty was beheaded in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, northwest of Paris, by a 18-year-old Moscow-born Chechen refugee, who was later shot dead by police. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, Pool)
France says stop boycott calls; Erdogan ups Macron insultsFrench authorities have denounced Turkish “propaganda” against France that they said was aimed at fanning hate at home and abroad and say calls to boycott French products need to cease immediately
The Associated Press14 hours ago
People attend an opposition rally to protest the official presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. The demonstrations were triggered by official results giving President Alexander Lukashenko 80% of the vote in an Aug. 9 election that the opposition insists was rigged. Lukashenko, who has ruled Belarus with an iron fist since 1994, has accused the United States and its allies of fomenting unrest in the ex-Soviet country. (AP Photo)
Thousands protest as Belarus leader faces demands deadlineTens of thousands of protesters in Belarus have pressed for the resignation of the country’s authoritarian leader in what human rights activists described as the largest anti-government rally since late August
The Associated Press16 hours ago
A shop damaged by Azerbaijan's artillery during military conflict in the town of Martuni, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Heavy fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh is continuing with Armenia and Azerbaijan trading blame for new attacks. Two Russia-brokered cease-fires collapsed instantly after taking effect, and the warring parties have continued to exchange blows with heavy artillery, rockets and drones. (AP Photo)
New cease-fire announced in 4-week Nagorno-Karabakh conflictArmenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to a third attempt to establish a cease-fire in their conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh starting at 8 a.m. (0400 GMT) Monday
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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