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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 Press7 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 Press7 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 Press8 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 Press10 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 Press11 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 Press12 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 Press12 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 Press13 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 Press14 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 Press14 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 Press15 hours ago
Kosovo's president Hashim Thaci speaks to the media as he arrives at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers in The Hague, Monday July 13, 2020. Kosovo’s president visited prosecutors at The Hague who have charged him with criminal responsibility for crimes including nearly 100 murders during and after his nation's battle for independence from Serbia, saying his visit was “the price for freedom” for his country. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
Kosovo president visits prosecutors who indicted him Kosovo’s president is visiting prosecutors at The Hague who have charged him with criminal responsibility for crimes including nearly 100 murders during and after his nation’s battle for independence from Serbia
The Associated Press15 hours ago
People hold posters reading "I'm, we're Sergei Furgal" during an unsanctioned protest in support of Sergei Furgal, the governor of the Khabarovsk region, who was interrogated ordered held in jail for two months, in Khabarovsk, 6100 kilometers (3800 miles) east of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 11, 2020. Thousands of demonstrators in the Russian Far East city of Khabarovsk held a protest against the arrest of the region's governor on charges of involvement in multiple murders. Local news media gave estimates of the crowd ranging from 5,000 to 35,000. (AP Photo/Igor Volkov)
Thousands in Russia's Far East protest governor's jailingThousands of protesters have gathered for a third straight day of massive demonstrations in Russia’s Far East against the jailing of a provincial governor accused of involvement in multiple murders
The Associated Press16 hours ago
4 Azerbaijani troops die in clashes with ArmeniaArmenia and Azerbaijan are blaming each other for skirmishes on their volatile border that has left four Azerbaijani soldiers dead and several troops wounded on both sides
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Farmers from the group Save British Farming drive tractors across Westminster Bridge, backdropped by the Houses of Parliament and the scaffolded Big Ben tower in London, in a protest against cheaply produced lower standard food being imported from the U.S. after Brexit that will undercut them, Wednesday, July 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Brexit is back: UK aims to prepare public for Jan 1 EU breakThe British government is telling individuals and businesses to get ready for new costs and red tape when the U.K. leaves the European Union’s economic embrace in less than six months
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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