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3 of 4 men kidnapped from oil tanker off Africa releasedThe managing company of a Greek-flagged oil tanker that was attacked by pirates off the coast of Togo last month says three of the four crew members who were kidnapped have been released
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon smiles as she arrives at the SEC Centre in Glasgow for the declaration in her constituency in the 2019 general election, Friday Dec. 13, 2019. An exit poll in Britain's election projects that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party likely will win a majority of seats in Parliament. That outcome would allow Johnson to fulfil his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Battle ahead: Scotland party leader vows independence pushNewly re-elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a big challenge from the leaders of the Scottish independence movement
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg walks in Piazza Castello Square ahead of a climate march, in Turin, Italy, Friday. Dec. 13, 2019. Thunberg was named this week Time's Person of the Year, despite becoming the figurehead of a global youth movement pressing governments for faster action on climate change. (Tino Romano/ANSA via AP)
Thunberg calls for `fight for tomorrow' at Italy protestSwedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg is asking young people to fight for their future in the next decade
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Mediterranean pen shell listed as critically endangered A mussel species found only in the Mediterranean has been officially added to the list of critically endangered species for the first time
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Polish far-right leader arrested for inciting anti-SemitismPolish authorities say they have arrested a far-right leader and plan to charge him with public incitement of hatred against Jews
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A display board shows various canceled flights from Rome's Leonardo Da Vinci international airport, in Fiumicino, near Rome, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. As its workers went on nationwide air sector strike on Friday, grounding hundreds of flights, the fate of Italy’s national carrier Alitalia still hangs in the balance.  Italy, (Telenews/ANSA via AP)
Unions striking for Alitalia fix ground hundreds of flightsHundreds of international and domestic flights in Italy have been cancelled as air transport workers held a nationwide strike to protest feared firings and salary cuts at troubled national carrier Alitalia
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Turkmenistan passes new anti-corruption lawTurkmenistan's president has signed a law that excludes prisoners convicted of corruption from state amnesties and pardons
The Associated Press7 hours ago
EU leaders include nuclear energy in green transitionEuropean Union leaders have agreed that nuclear energy will be part of the bloc's solution to making its economy carbon neutral by 2050
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Austrian far-right party expels former leader StracheAustria's far-right Freedom Party has expelled Heinz-Christian Strache, its longtime leader and the country's former vice chancellor
The Associated Press8 hours ago
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says his government will build 'new partnership' with the European Union as 'friends.'UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says his government will build 'new partnership' with the European Union as 'friends.'
The Associated Press8 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron waits for the arrival of European Council President Charles Michel prior to their meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. The two men discussed Europe's plans for Brexit, European efforts against climate change and this week's European Union summit in Brussels. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Macron pushes ahead with pension plan amid damaging strikesFrench President Emmanuel Macron remains determined to push ahead with an overhaul of the nation's pension system despite more than a week of nationwide strikes that have paralyzed public transportation in Paris
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this Saturday April 16, 2016, file photo migrants and refugees stand behind a locked iron door as Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visits the Moria refugee detention center on the Greek island of Lesbos. A preliminary report issued by the working group after a visit to Greece found that although some improvements had been made, Greece was still violation of certain international obligations concerning detention, both in the criminal justice system and concerning migration. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, file)
UN: Greece still in violation of some norms for detentionA group of United Nations experts on issues of arbitrary detention say Greece is still in violation of certain international obligations concerning detention, both in the criminal justice system and in migration
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this April 11, 2019, file photo Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., speaks to reporters after final votes, at the Capitol in Washington. Cramer has blocked a resolution that would recognize the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago as genocide. The Republican senator blocked a Senate vote on the resolution on Thursday, Dec. 5. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Turkey protests US Senate vote recognizing Armenian genocideTurkey has summoned the ambassador from the United States to protest a U.S. Senate resolution recognizing the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide
The Associated Press10 hours ago
UK's Jeremy Corbyn says new Labour Party leader will be chosen early next year and he will step down thenUK's Jeremy Corbyn says new Labour Party leader will be chosen early next year and he will step down then
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Pope honors spiritual father on 50th anniversary as a priestPope Francis is marking his 50th anniversary as a priest by paying homage to his spiritual father, a fellow Argentine Jesuit
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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