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Burundi starts taking COVID-19 seriously, begins screening

July 6, 2020

NAIROBI,Kenya (AP) — Burundi launched a campaign of mass screening for COVID-19 on Monday, indicating that the new president is changing policies to more assertively combat the spread of the... more »»

The Latest: Coronavirus cases in Arizona surpass 100,000

July 6, 2020

PHOENIX — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Arizona, which leads the U.S. in new cases per capita, has now surpassed 100,00. more »»

France: Macron ousts security chief after police protests

July 6, 2020

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron ousted his top security official Monday following protests over police brutality as part of a government shakeup aimed at focusing on France’s... more »»

Turkey calls on EU to be 'honest' in dispute with members

July 6, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish foreign minister on Monday called on the European Union to be an “honest broker” in disputes between Ankara and EU member states France, Greece and Cyprus. more »»

UK sanctions Russians, Saudis under new Magnitsky powers

July 6, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain on Monday announced economic sanctions against individuals and organizations from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar and North Korea under new U.K. more »»

Hong Kong police granted sweeping powers under security law

July 6, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — In implementing the national security law for Hong Kong, police will have sweeping authority that allows them to take actions including conducting searches without a warrant,... more »»

Miami-Dade County imposing restrictions after cases spike

July 6, 2020

MIAMI (AP) — Florida's most-populous county ordered restaurants and gyms closed again Monday because of a rise in confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, as the U.S. more »»

Man arrested in Germany after estranged wife killed on bus

July 6, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Police in southern Germany say a 37-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing his estranged wife to death on a public bus. more »»

In Russia and Ukraine, no social distance on crowded beaches

July 6, 2020

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Tens of thousands of vacation-goers in Russia and Ukraine have descended on Black Sea beaches, paying little heed to public health measures despite the numbers of reported... more »»

Chinese diplomat derides UK's move to offer HK citizenship

July 6, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The Chinese ambassador to Britain accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday of meddling in China's affairs by offering citizenship to 3 million people from Hong Kong following... more »»

The Latest: Portugal rebukes Britain over virus travel curbs

July 6, 2020

LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese officials have rebuked the British government over its decision to exclude Portugal from a relaxation of travel restrictions.

The U.. more »»

Serbia opens field hospital; S Africa mulls tougher lockdown

July 6, 2020

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Troops in Serbia set up an emergency 500-bed field hospital Monday as the Balkan nation battled a surge in coronavirus infections that underscored the risks of swiftly... more »»

During pandemic, Nicaraguan doctors face political pressure

July 6, 2020

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Inside Nicaragua's public hospitals, the walls are plastered with political propaganda, ruling-party activists ensure no information leaks out, and doctors were once... more »»

AIDS report: Kids are lagging and COVID-19 is harming care

July 6, 2020

New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes, such as fewer deaths and new infections. more »»

"Mona Lisa" back at work, visitors limited as Louvre reopens

July 6, 2020

PARIS (AP) — The “Mona Lisa” is back in busines. more »»

Second executive arrested in Wirecard scandal in Germany

July 6, 2020

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Another executive with bankrupt payment company Wirecard has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of aggravated fraud, prosecutors said Monday. more »»

Russian journalist fined in case that drew broad outrage

July 6, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian journalist on Monday was convicted on charges of condoning terrorism and ordered to pay a fine in a case that has been widely criticized as an attack on freedom of speech. more »»

Germany: 3-year sentence sought for former SS camp guard

July 6, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say the trial of a 93-year-old former guard at the Nazis' Stutthof concentration camp proved he was an accessory to murder, and they called Monday for him to be... more »»

The Latest: White House rejects national strategy on masks

July 6, 2020

WASHINGTON — The White House is again rejecting calls for a national mask-wearing mandate. more »»

Croatia's opposition leader stepping down after vote defeat

July 6, 2020

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The leader of Croatia’s main liberal opposition party announced his resignation Monday, a day after a crushing defeat in the country’s parliamentary election held amid a... more »»

 
 

 

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