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Swedish capital hit again by predawn blasts, 1 injured

January 21, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two predawn explosions minutes apart rocked suburban Stockholm on Tuesday, damaging buildings and slightly injuring one person. more »»

Trump on mission to sell US overseas as Senate trial resumes

January 21, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump is on a mission to sell the United States to the global business community just as his historic impeachment trial is to get underway Tuesday in... more »»

Venetian islands revamp traditions to counter depopulation

January 21, 2020

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venetian island of Burano’s charms are rooted in its fishing legacy: the colorful fishermen's cottages, the traditional butter cookies that kept fishermen going at sea an... more »»

China steps up efforts to control new coronavirus outbreak

January 21, 2020

WUHAN, China (AP) — Heightened precautions were being taken in China and elsewhere Tuesday as governments strove to control the outbreak of a new coronavirus that threatens to spread further... more »»

More precautions taken as 4th death blamed on China virus

January 21, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Heightened precautions were being taken in China and elsewhere Tuesday as governments strove to control the outbreak of a novel coronavirus that threatens to grow during the Lunar... more »»

100s in river 'no-man's land' after Mexico troops block way

January 21, 2020

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants were stranded in a sort of no-man’s land on the river border between Guatemala and Mexico after running up against lines of... more »»

Nepalese-owned operators take lead on world's highest peaks

January 21, 2020

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Once relegated to support staff, Nepalese climbers famous for their skills on the world's highest peaks are emerging out of the shadows of their Western peers. more »»

China coronavirus claims 4th victim as more screenings added

January 21, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — A fourth person has died in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China, authorities said Tuesday, as more places stepped up medical screening of travelers from the country as it... more »»

Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus

January 21, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the... more »»

Migrants scuffle with Mexican troops along border river

January 20, 2020

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants waded across the Suchiate River into southern Mexico on Monday in a new test of U.S. more »»

10 years after Vatican reform, Legion in new abuse crisis

January 20, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The administrator of the elite Catholic school in Cancun, Mexico, used to take the girls out of class and send them to the chapel, where the priest from the Legion of Christ... more »»

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill hits last-minute hiccup

January 20, 2020

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans hit a hurdle Monday when Parliament’s upper chamber told the government to give European Union citizens living in the U.K. more »»

'África's richest woman' out of Davos well before report

January 20, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The rapidly changing circumstances for Isabel dos Santos, widely known as “Africa's richest woman,” is evident by her absence at the the World Economic Forum in... more »»

Prince Harry hopes for calmer future, but not much chance

January 20, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry says he's taking a “leap of faith’’ as he steps back from royal duties in an attempt to build a more peaceful life — one free of the journalists who have filmed,... more »»

Migrants ford river from Guatemala to Mexico

January 20, 2020

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants began crossing the Suchiate River into southern Mexico Monday in a new test of U.S. more »»

German court convicts Tamil man over killing of Sri Lanka FM

January 20, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — A German court convicted a Sri Lankan man Monday of accessory to murder in the 2005 killing of the South Asian nation's foreign minister for providing his assassins with crucial... more »»

EU to revamp anti-smuggler mission for UN Libya arms embargo

January 20, 2020

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries have agreed to “refocus” the mission of the bloc’s anti-migrant smuggler naval operation in the Mediterranean Sea so that it concentrates on upholding the... more »»

Putin sends his constitutional proposals to Parliament

January 20, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday submitted to parliament a package of constitutional amendments widely seen as an attempt to secure his grip on power well after his curren... more »»

3 killed, 100-plus hurt in collapse during Ethiopia ceremony

January 20, 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — At least three people were killed and more than 100 others injured when a wooden stand erected for the colorful Epiphany celebration collapsed in Ethiopia on Monday,... more »»

Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus

January 20, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronaviru. more »»

 
 
 

 

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