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ICC trial starts for alleged jihadist crimes in TimbuktuThe International Criminal Court has opened the trial of an alleged Islamic extremist charged with policing a brutal Islamic regime in Timbuktu after al-Qaida-linked rebels overran the historic Malian desert city in 2012
The Associated Press1 hour ago
UK reportedly poised to backtrack on Huawei inclusion in 5GThe British government is reportedly poised to backtrack on plans to give Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei a limited role in the U.K.‘s new high-speed mobile phone network, a decision with broad implications for relations between the two countries
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Soldier wear face masks prior to the Bastille Day parade Tuesday, July 14, 2020 on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris. France are honoring nurses, ambulance drivers, supermarket cashiers and others on its biggest national holiday Tuesday. Bastille Day's usual grandiose military parade in Paris is being redesigned this year to celebrate heroes of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Pool)
France celebrates virus heroes on redesigned Bastille Day France is honoring nurses, ambulance drivers, supermarket cashiers and others on its biggest national holiday Tuesday
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 8, 2020 file photo, British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves number 11 Downing Street, to deliver a financial announcement to the Houses of Parliament in London. The British economy grew by far less than anticipated during May, dampening hopes that the recovery from what is set to be one of the country’s deepest recessions in centuries will be rapid. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday, July 14, 2020, that the economy grew by 1.8% in May from the previous month after some easing of the lockdown, such as encouraging those in construction or manufacturing to return to work.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
UK economic bounceback falls short of V-shaped recovery hopeThe British economy grew by far less than anticipated during May, dampening hopes that the recovery from what is set to be one of the country’s deepest recessions in centuries will be rapid
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, wearing a face mask, talks with a paramedic during a visit to the headquarters of the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust in London, Monday July 13, 2020. (Ben Stansall/Pool via AP)
In reversal, UK says it will make masks mandatory in shopsThe British government has decided to make face coverings mandatory in shops, joining a long list of countries to order the precaution in response to the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Italian, Slovene presidents hold hands, recall sad times The presidents of Italy and Slovenia have met at several ceremonies linked to sorrowful incidents in their nations' history
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, wearing a face mask, boards an ambulance during a visit to the headquarters of the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust in London, Monday July 13, 2020. (Ben Stansall/Pool via AP)
WHO boss slams 'mixed messages' from leaders on coronavirusThe World Health Organization’s chief has slammed some government leaders for sending mixed messages on the coronavirus and warned that their failures to stop spiraling national outbreaks mean there would be no return to normal “for the foreseeable future.”
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Merkel: 2nd summit may be needed to forge EU stimulus dealGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel says “bridges still need to be built” between European Union countries at odds over a stimulus package for Europe's pandemic-stricken economies
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, June 18, 2020 file photo, Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic speaks during a joint press conference, in Belgrade, Serbia. Thousands of people in Serbia are holding daily protests against the country’s president and his government in what was initially triggered by his plans to reintroduce lockdown measures to contain the new coronavirus outbreak in the Balkan country. Many in Serbia accuse increasingly authoritarian President Aleksandar Vucic of letting the virus crisis spin out of control in order to hold a parliamentary election on June 21 that tightened the ruling party’s grip on power.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, file)
AP Explains: Why Serbs are protesting against virus lockdownThousands of people in Serbia are holding daily protests against the country’s president and his government in what was initially triggered by his plans to reintroduce lockdown measures to contain the new coronavirus outbreak in the Balkan country
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Italy: Town residents protest housing migrants with virus Residents of a southern Italian town are continuing to protest more than a dozen rescued migrants with the coronavirus being isolated in a local apartment building
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Germany aims to make its EU presidency 'climate neutral'German is aiming to make its six-month presidency of the European Union “climate neutral.”
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017 file photo, the U.N. World Food Program's logo is seen at the agency's headquarters in New York. The United Nations says the ranks of the world’s hungry grew by 10 million last year and warns that the coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 130 million more people into chronic hunger this year. The grim assessment is contained in an annual report released Monday, July 13 2020 by the five U.N. agencies that produced it.  (AP Photo/Robert Bumstead, File)
UN: Pandemic could push tens of millions into chronic hungerThe United Nations says the ranks of the world’s hungry grew by 10 million last year and warns that the coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 130 million more people into chronic hunger this year
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Ivan Safronov, an adviser to the director of Russia's state space corporation, second left, shakes hands with his supporters standing behind bars in a courtroom in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Safronov, a former journalist who worked as an adviser to the director of the Russian state space corporation, pleaded innocent to the treason charges against him. Ivan Safronov, a former journalist who served as an adviser to Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin, was detained in Moscow by agents of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the main KGB successor agency. (Sofia Sandurskaya, Moscow News Agency photo via AP)
Moscow police detain people protesting ex-reporter's jailingPolice in Moscow have detained more than a dozen journalists protesting the arrest and jailing of a former colleague on treason charges
The Associated Press21 hours ago
North Macedonia reports third migrant car accident in week Police in North Macedonia say 11 migrants have been seriously injured in a car accident near the central town of Shtip
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Germany arrests 2 Syrians over 2012 killing of army officerTwo Syrians accused of involvement in the killing of an army officer in their homeland in 2012 have been arrested in Germany
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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