FALLING TREE CRUSHES CAR AND KILLS DRIVER NEAR EIFFEL TOWER

Powerful winds in Paris have caused a tree to crash onto a car near the Eiffel Tower and kill the driver

HALT OF MUSLIM PILGRIMAGE OVER VIRUS BRINGS WORLDWIDE DISMAY

Saudi Arabia's suspension of the umrah pilgrimage over the global virus outbreak could eventually force millions of Muslims around...

 
 
 

PRAGUE SQUARE NAMED AFTER RUSSIAN OPPOSITION FIGURE NEMTSOV

Prague has renamed a square in front of the Russian Embassy after Boris Nemtsov, honoring the slain Russian opposition leader

SPANISH AIR FORCE TWO-SEATER JET CRASHES INTO THE SEA

A two-seater jet from Spain's aerobatic demonstration team has crashed into the sea in an area next to a salty-water lagoon in the...

 
 
 

3,000-STRONG AFRICAN FORCE PLANNED AGAINST SAHEL EXTREMISM

An official says African leaders have decided to work on deploying 3,000 troops to West Africa's troubled Sahel region as extremist...

RUSSIAN MILITARY CHIEF VOICES CONCERN ABOUT NATO ACTIVITIES

Russia's chief military officer has met with a visiting French counterpart and raised concern about NATO's activities near the Russian...

 
 
 

Q&A: SAUDIS HALT MUSLIM PILGRIMAGE OVER VIRUS FEARS

Saudi Arabia's decision to halt the umrah pilgrimage amid a global outbreak of a new virus is unprecedented in modern times

SALVADORAN CONGRESS PASSES WAR CRIMES SENTENCE REDUCTION LAW

El Salvador's congress has passed a law allowing judges to reduce sentences for crimes committed during the country's 1980-1992 civil...

 
 
 

THAI POLICE FIND BODIES OF SUSPECTED SMUGGLERS IN RESERVOIR

Police in northern Thailand say the bodies of seven people believed to be drug smugglers were found in a reservoir in an area under...

LEBANON BEGINS 'HISTORIC' OFFSHORE OIL DRILLING AMID CRISIS

Lebanon's president has inaugurated the Mediterranean country's first offshore exploratory drilling for oil and gas, calling it a “historic...

 
 
 

LEGION OF CHRIST VOWS BETTER ABUSE RESPONSE AMID NEW SCANDAL

The Legion of Christ religious order is making new promises of accountability and transparency following damaging new revelations of...

STATE NEWSPAPER SAYS MASOUMEH EBTEKAR, IRAN VICE PRESIDENT AND SPOKESWOMAN FOR 1979 HOSTAGE-TAKERS, HAS NEW VIRUS

 
 
 

NORTH MACEDONIA: POLICE FIND 40 MIGRANTS CRAMMED INTO A VAN

Police in North Macedonia say a border patrol has found 40 migrants crammed into a van in a central part of the country and arrested...

SEMIOFFICIAL NEWS AGENCIES IN IRAN SAY FRIDAY PRAYERS CANCELED IN TEHRAN, ELSEWHERE OVER OUTBREAK OF NEW VIRUS

 
 
 

BELARUS LEADER SAYS NATION BEING FORCED TO MERGE WITH RUSSIA

The president of Belarus says his country is "being forced into integration” with Russia and insists that real integration of the two...

PRIME MINISTER BORIS JOHNSON'S SPOKESMAN SAYS UK GOVERNMENT WILL NOT APPEAL DECISION BLOCKING HEATHROW AIRPORT EXPANSION

 
 
 

SLOVAK LINKED TO REPORTER SLAYING SENTENCED IN SEPARATE CASE

A controversial businessman allegedly linked to slaying of an investigative journalist in Slovakia has been sentenced to 19 years in...

GREEK ISLAND RESIDENTS PROTEST FOR 4TH DAY OVER MIGRANT PLAN

Demonstrators gathered for a fourth consecutive day on the eastern Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios to protest government plans to...

 
 
 

OFFICIALS: CHINESE INDUSTRY RECOVERING, MORE AID COMING

Chinese regulators say small, mostly private companies that are the engine of the country's economy are back to operating at one-third...

CAMPAIGNERS WIN COURT CHALLENGE TO BLOCK HEATHROW EXPANSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL GROUNDS

 
 
 



Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

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Facebook cancels F8 developers conference over coronavirus fears

Facebook cancels F8 developers conference over coronavirus fears

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