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Pope's new aide is priest who worked with street kids

January 26, 2020

Pope Francis has chosen a Uruguayan priest who has worked with street children to be one of his two personal secretaries.

The Vatican said Sunday that Francis has known the Rev. more »»

India celebrates Republic Day with military parade

January 26, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of Indians converged on a ceremonial boulevard in the capital amid tight security to celebrate the Republic Day on Sunday, which marks the 1950 anniversary of the... more »»

Burundi's ruling party picks general as presidential hopeful

January 26, 2020

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi's ruling party has chosen an army general to be its candidate in the presidential election set for May, signaling that the country's president will now retire after... more »»

Germany urged to fight anti-Semitism to avoid Jewish exodus

January 26, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister is calling for strengthened efforts against anti-Semitism to ward off the possibility that many Jews decide to leave the country. more »»

Ringing in Brexit? Plans to celebrate UK exit divide country

January 26, 2020

LONDON (AP) — With Brexit just days away, Britons are fighting over the chimes of Big Ben. And the White Cliffs of Dover are a battleground. more »»

Tennis Fed Cup event moved from China amid viral illness

January 26, 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The International Tennis Federation has moved a regional Fed Cup qualifying event out of China because of concerns over the outbreak of a viral illness that has alread... more »»

Almodóvar, Banderas triumph with “Pain and Glory” at Goyas

January 26, 2020

MADRID (AP) — Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” swept the top prizes at the Spanish Film Academy's Goya Awards, including best picture, best director and a best actor victory for Antonio Banderas. more »»

Italians vote in 2 regions; Salvini eyes return to power

January 26, 2020

ROME (AP) — Right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini is telling Italians who are voting in two regions to use their ballots to help his anti-migrant party return to national power. more »»

Britain's EU Journey: When the EU faced its biggest crisis

January 26, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. more »»

Turkish teams hunt for quake survivors as death toll hits 35

January 26, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Working against the clock in freezing temperatures, Turkish rescue teams pulled more survivors from collapsed buildings Sunday, days after a powerful magnitude . more »»

Survivor in Slovenia turns 100 on Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 26, 2020

RAKEK, Slovenia (AP) — For Marija Frlan it's as symbolic as it can get: A survivor of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, the Slovenian woman turns 100 years old on Monday, the... more »»

German military resumes training troops in northern Iraq

January 26, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — The German military resumed training Iraqi troops in the country's Kurdish north on Sunday, about three weeks after it was suspended following the U.S. more »»

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

January 26, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced a temporary ban on the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish” violators. more »»

Kim's aunt reemerges after years of speculation about fate

January 26, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's aunt made her first public appearance in about six years, state media reported Sunday, quelling years of rumors that she was purged or... more »»

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

January 26, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species. more »»

Virus death toll in China rises as US prepares evacuation

January 26, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The new virus accelerated its spread in China with 56 deaths so far, and the U.S. more »»

Peter MacKay begins bid to lead Canada's Conservative party

January 26, 2020

TORONTO (AP) — Former Canadian Cabinet minister Peter MacKay criticized Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday as he officially announced he is running to be leader of Canada's Conservative... more »»

Turkish leader slams 'propaganda' as quake deaths rise to 29

January 26, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 29 on Saturday night as rescue crews searched for people who remained trapped under the rubble... more »»

French carmaker to evacuate workers from China amid outbreak

January 25, 2020

PARIS (AP) — France and a major automaker said Saturday that they are moving to get citizens out of a locked-down Chinese city where a deadly outbreak of a new virus originated and has spread... more »»

Venezuela's Guaidó visits a politically agitated Spain

January 25, 2020

MADRID (AP) — Juan Guaidó, the man who one year ago launched a bid to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, on Saturday paid a visit to Spain, where a thriving community of Venezuelans and a... more »»

 
 
 

 

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