FORMER LONGTIME PALESTINIAN ISLAMIC JIHAD LEADER DIES

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad says its longtime former leader has died after a long illness

MALTA TAKES IN 400 MIGRANTS HELD ON PLEASURE BOATS, FOR NOW

Malta has agree to take in some 400 migrants who had been held on chartered pleasure boats at sea pending negotiations with European...

 
 
 

REPORTS: DOZENS DETAINED AT KAZAKHSTAN OPPOSITION PROTESTS

Police in Kazakhstan have detained demonstrators at a series of protests around the country

EGYPTIAN DOCTOR ACCUSED OF REMOVING GENITALS OF 3 GIRLS

A rights lawyer says a doctor and the father of three girls will be tried in an Egyptian criminal court after the doctor allegedly...

 
 
 

OPEC, ALLIED NATIONS AGREE TO EXTEND CUT OF NEARLY 10 MILLION BARRELS OF OIL A DAY THROUGH END OF JULY TO BOOST PRICES

ITALY FAR-RIGHT CLASH BRIEFLY WITH COPS DURING DAY OF DEMOS

Some right-wing protesters clashed briefly with journalists and police in Rome during a day of demonstrations around the country

 
 
 

LEBANESE DEMONSTRATORS GATHER, TRY TO REBOOT MASS PROTESTS

Hundreds of Lebanese demonstrators are gathered in central Beirut Saturday, hoping to reboot nationwide anti-government protests that...

IRAQI LAWMAKERS VOTE IN NEW PREMIER'S REMAINING MINISTERS

Iraqi lawmakers have signed off on the rest of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi's government following weeks of horse-trading between...

 
 
 

UK'S RAPID-FIRE CHANGES ON FACE COVERINGS ADVICE CRITICIZED

The British government faced criticism Saturday for another sudden change in its advice on face coverings that has left those running...

SEPARATE ATTACKS KILL 14 AFGHAN FORCES IN KABUL, NORTHEAST

Afghan officials say two separate militant attacks have killed 14 Afghan security personnel

 
 
 

KOSOVO LIFTS TRADE MEASURES, HOPING TO RESUME SERBIA TALKS

The new Kosovo government has lifted some recently imposed measures on Serb goods entering the country in an effort to pave the way...

INDONESIAN ARMY HELICOPTER CRASHES, KILLING 3, REPORT SAYS

A TV report says an Indonesian army helicopter crashed in Central Java province on Saturday, killing three of the nine passengers on...

 
 
 

GERMAN LAWMAKERS CRITICIZE REPORTED US TROOP WITHDRAWAL PLAN

Two conservative German lawmakers have criticized the reported U.S. decision to withdraw more than a quarter of American troops stationed...

TAIWANESE VOTE TO OUST MAYOR WHO SOUGHT PRESIDENCY

Residents of the Taiwanese port city of Kaohsiung have voted to recall their mayor, whose failed bid for the presidency on behalf of...

 
 
 

ZIMBABWE'S SECURITY GUARDS HAVE LONELY JOBS, BUT GET PAID

Security guards in Zimbabwe, often a derided and underpaid lot, are counting themselves as some of the few lucky ones to still hold...

THE LONELIEST OF D-DAY REMEMBRANCES IS HIT BY PANDEMIC

Saturday's D-Day remembrance in Normandy have turned out to be one of the loneliest remembrances ever

 
 
 

RUSSIAN ORTHODOX PRIEST TENDS TO MOSCOW'S COVID-19 PATIENTS

The Rev. Vasily Gelevan bends over a COVID-19 patient at her apartment to administer Holy Communion and say words of comfort while...

INDIA, CHINA MILITARY COMMANDERS MEETING ON FRONTIER DISPUTE

Indian and Chinese military commanders are meeting at a Himalayan border post to try to resolve a bitter standoff along their disputed...

 
 
 

8 MORE DIE IN MEXICO FROM METHANOL-TAINTED LIQUOR

At least eight more people in Mexico have died from drinking alcohol adulterated with methanol, after about a hundred perished in April...

VENEZUELA JAILS 3 DIRECTV MANAGERS OVER US FIRM SERVICE END

Venezuelan authorities have jailed three local managers of DirecTV because the U.S. firm company cut off its services to the South...

 
 
 



Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

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From DC to San Francisco: Massive crowds gather in major cities to protest...

From DC to San Francisco: Massive crowds gather in major cities to protest the death of George Floyd

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Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

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Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

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National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after another night of protests

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Factory Discarding COVID-19 Swabs Produced During Tour By Unmasked Trump: Report

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Trump visited a plant that produces sterile swabs and mingled with workers who wore white lab coats, masks, gloves, hair coverings, goggles and booties. Read more ...

Thousands of protesters took to Washington, DC, for the city's largest...

Thousands of protesters took to Washington, DC, for the city's largest demonstration yet over George Floyd's death

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57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving man to ground

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Devin Clark takes knee, raises fist in the air during UFC 250 intro

Devin Clark takes knee, raises fist in the air during UFC 250 intro

Devin Clark was the first fighter to protest Saturday night during UFC 250, showing solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of George Floyd's death. Floyd... Read more ...

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

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