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Russian FM hosts speaker of Libya's east-based parliamentRussia’s top diplomat has met with the speaker of the parliament based in eastern Libya to discuss a political settlement for the conflict-stricken country
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Armenian TV stations see politics in police checking masksArmenian police visited the offices of two independent television stations critical of the government to check for alleged violations of infection-prevention rules during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, June 3, 2020 file photo, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe leaves after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The French Presidency announced on Friday, July 3, 2020 that Philippe has resigned and a government reshuffle is expected in the coming days.  (Gonzalo Fuentes/Pool via AP, File)
French government ministers investigated over virus crisis A special French court has ordered an investigation of three current or former government ministers over their handling of the coronavirus crisis
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Italy slams Egypt's stance on killing as 'punch in the face'The president of the lower house of Italy’s Parliament has slammed Egypt’s stance in a probe to bring to justice the torturers and killers of an Italian doctoral student who disappeared in Cairo
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Aid ship declares emergency after 6 migrants attempt suicideA sea rescue charity says six migrants aboard its ship in the Mediterranean Sea tried to kill themselves and others have gotten into fights and threatened fellow passengers and crew members in growing desperation over their inability to find a country willing to take them
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Ukraine's parliament accepts chief banker's resignationUkraine’s parliament has accepted the resignation of the country’s top banker, who has stepped down citing political pressure
The Associated Press4 hours ago
CEO of ailing Commerzbank offers to resign, chairman quitsGermany’s ailing Commerzbank says its chief executive Martin Zielke has offered his resignation
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this photo taken on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Father Sergiy, a Russian monk who has defied the Russian Orthodox Church's leadership speaks to journalists in Russian Ural's Sredneuralsk, Russia. (AP Photo/Vladimir Podoksyonov)
Russian Orthodox Church defrocks coronavirus-denying monkThe Russian Orthodox Church has defrocked a coronavirus-denying monk who has defied Kremlin lockdown orders and taken control of a monastery
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Opponents of 5G networks set fire to Cyprus' mobile antennasCyprus police say they believe that a small group of people who oppose 5G mobile telephone technology is responsible for separate arson attacks against four mobile telephone antenna installations in the coastal town of Limassol
The Associated Press6 hours ago
UK historian quits Cambridge post after slavery remarksBritish historian and TV presenter David Starkey has relinquished his honorary fellowship at Cambridge University college after he drew outrage for his comments about Black people and whether slavery should be considered genocide
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A Turkish police officer guards one of the entrances to a court in Istanbul, Friday, July 3, 2020, where the trial of 11 prominent human rights activists for terror-related charges and adjourned proceedings was continuing. The closely-watched case against Amnesty International's former Turkey chairman and 10 other activists heightened concerns about Turkey's treatment of human rights defenders and helped sour Turkey's relations with European nations, notably with Germany. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Turkey convicts 4 human rights activists of terror chargesA Turkish court has convicted Amnesty International’s former Turkey chairman Taner Kilic of membership in a terror organization and sentenced him to more than six years in prison
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Germany's Daimler to start talks on sale of plant in FranceGerman automaker Daimler says it plans to start talks on selling its plant in Hambach, France, where it has made the Smart compact car for years
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Judges allow extra investigations for defense at MH17 trialJudges in the trial in absentia of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged with involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have granted some requests for further investigations submitted by lawyers representing one of the Russian suspects
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Germany's upper house of parliament approves long-awaited bills to end the country's use of coal for power by 2038Germany's upper house of parliament approves long-awaited bills to end the country's use of coal for power by 2038
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Woman given life for plot to blow up St. Paul's CathedralA woman has been jailed for life and will serve a minimum of 14 years for plotting to blow up London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral, a nearby hotel and a subway train in a suicide attack
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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