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Finland says to take in max 175 Mediterranean asylum-seekersThe Finnish government says it has agreed to take in up to 175 asylum-seekers from camps in Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Malta "to alleviate the humanitarian situation" experienced by refugees in the Mediterranean members of the European Union
The Associated Press2 hours ago
France starts closing its oldest nuclear plantFrance has started closing its oldest nuclear plant at Fessenheim, on the border with Germany, by shutting down one of its reactors
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Post-Brexit UK reverting to blue passports - made in the EUThe U.K. is ditching its European Union-style burgundy passports and returning tor traditional British blue
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Ryanair CEO criticized for singling out Muslim men as threatRyanair chief executive Michael O’Leary is facing criticism for suggesting Muslim men should be singled out for extra scrutiny at airports
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Man charged after prayer leader stabbed at London mosqueA 29-year-old man has appeared in court charged with stabbing an official at one of London’s biggest mosques during afternoon prayers
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A deserted street in the town of Codogno, near Lodi, Northern Italy, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. A dozen northern Italian towns were on effective lockdown Saturday after the new virus linked to China claimed two fatalities in Italy and sickened an increasing number of people who had no direct links to the origin of the virus. The secondary contagions prompted local authorities in towns in Lombardy and Veneto to order schools, businesses and restaurants closed, and to cancel sporting events and Masses. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Italian towns on lockdown after 2 virus deaths, clustersA dozen northern Italian towns are on effective lockdown after the new virus linked to China claimed two lives in Italy and sickened an increasing number of people
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Pope OKs beatification for Rutilio Grande, Salvadoran martyrPope Francis has moved a Jesuit priest who inspired the slain El Salvador archbishop St. Oscar Romero a step closer to possible sainthood
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A man holds up a poster during a solidarity rally In Hanau, Germany Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, three days after several people were killed in a shooting at the city. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Germany admits there's a far-right problem, but what to do? The rampage this week in Germany in which a gunman killed nine people with foreign backgrounds was the country's third deadly far-right attack in a matter of months
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, March 11, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex leave after the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to no longer use their HRH titles and will repay £2.4 million of taxpayer's money spent on renovating their Berkshire home, Buckingham Palace announced Saturday, Jan. 18. 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
UK's Prince Harry, Meghan, abandon use of SussexRoyal brandPrince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have abandoned plans to use the "SussexRoyal" brand after they step back from royal duties
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Defense cries foul over teens charged in Italy cop killingDefense lawyers in the case of two American teenagers accused of slaying an Italian police officer in Rome are complaining that some translations of conversations intercepted in the suspects' jail were botched
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Bulgaria names 3 Russians charged in arms dealer's poisoningBulgarian authorities have identified three Russian nationals who have been charged in absentia over the attempted murder, by poison, of the owner of a Bulgarian arms factory and two other people
The Associated Press19 hours ago
European Union leaders fail to agree on new 7-year budget, look at another summit soonEuropean Union leaders fail to agree on new 7-year budget, look at another summit soon
The Associated Press20 hours ago
People attend a commemoration in Kosice, Slovakia, Friday Feb. 21, 2020, to mark the second anniversary of the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee. Jan Kuciak and Martina Kusnirova were shot dead in their home. The killings triggered major street protests and a political crisis that led to the dismissal of the national police chief and the government's collapse. (Roman Hanc/TASR via AP)
Slovaks mark anniversary of slayings of journalist, fianceeThousands of people have rallied in Bratislava and across Slovakia to mark the second anniversary of the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Italy sees confirmed virus cases more than quadruple due to an emerging cluster in the country's northItaly sees confirmed virus cases more than quadruple due to an emerging cluster in the country's north
The Associated Press21 hours ago
A yellow school bus with a message for the Britain's Prince Andrew, from US lawyer Gloria Allred, drives along The Mall towards Buckingham Palace in London Friday Feb. 21, 2020. Allred, who represents some of the accusers of Jeffrey Epstein, has been critical of the Prince Andrew for not speaking with the FBI about his former friend Epstein. Epstein died in a New York jail in August 2019 while he was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. U.S. authorities ruled the death a suicide. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
School bus draped with message targets UK's Prince AndrewA yellow school bus with a banner depicting the face of Britain's Prince Andrew has driven past Buckingham Palace, urging him to testify in the investigation of the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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