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Pandemic makes for a lonely D-Day observance in Normandy

June 6, 2020

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — At daybreak on Saturday, Charles Shay stood lonesome without any fellow veteran on the very same beach where he waded ashore 76 years ago, part of one of the mos... more »»

The Latest: Public sector jobs not immune from pandemic ills

June 6, 2020

Federal, state and local governments in the United States have shed over 1.5 million jobs since March as they begin to deal with the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. more »»

The Latest: Travel to Sri Lanka will come with conditions

June 6, 2020

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka says it will be reopen for international tourists starting August 1 after a “successful containment” of the novel coronaviru. more »»

Protests support Floyd, Black Lives Matter on 3 continents

June 6, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people gathered Saturday in cities from Australia to Europe, to express anger over the death of George Floyd and to demand an end to racial discrimination in a... more »»

Moscow book fair brings out Pushkin fans, lockdown-weary

June 6, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — Muscovites clad in facemasks and gloves ventured into Red Square for an outdoor book market Saturday, a small sign of gradual efforts to open the Russian capital back up amid the... more »»

Protesters support Floyd, Black Lives Matter on 3 continents

June 6, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people rallied in Australia and Europe to honor George Floyd and to voice support Saturday for what is becoming an international Black Lives Matter movement, as a... more »»

Coronavirus disrupts global fight to save endangered species

June 6, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Biologist Carlos Ruiz has spent a quarter-century working to save golden lion tamarins, the charismatic long-maned monkeys native to Brazil’s Atlantic Forest. more »»

The Latest: Madrid's art museums reopen, but with rules

June 6, 2020

MADRID — Masterpieces by Velázquez, Goya, and Picasso can be enjoyed once again now that the most important art museums in Spain’s capital have reopened after almost three months closed because o... more »»

One man lays wreaths in Normandy on this unusual D-Day

June 6, 2020

BENOUVILLE, France (AP) — The essence of war remembrance is to make sure the fallen are never forgotten. more »»

The Latest: Book market in Red Square as Moscow opens up

June 6, 2020

Moscow residents clad in face masks and gloves have ventured into Red Square for an outdoor book market, a small sign of the Russian capital’s gradual efforts to open up amid coronavirus concern. more »»

Black Lives Matter protests in Australia, Asia and Europe

June 6, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people rallied across Australia to honor George Floyd and voice their support for the Black Lives Matter movement Saturday, part of a worldwide wave of solidarity that... more »»

UK's rapid-fire changes on face coverings advice criticized

June 6, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The British government faced criticism Saturday for another sudden change in its advice on face coverings that has left those running hospitals in England scrambling to work out how... more »»

The Latest: Indonesia reports nearly 1,000 new virus cases

June 6, 2020

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia reported nearly 1,000 new cases of the virus on Saturday, a new single-day high for the country that brought its total caseload past 30,000, as the government... more »»

The Latest: Germany stimulus to help fight future challenges

June 6, 2020

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says more than a third of the stimulus package agreed by her government this week is devoted to tackling future challenges such as climate change. more »»

The Latest: Russia reports nearly 200 more virus deaths

June 6, 2020

MOSCOW — Russia reported its second-highest one-day death toll from COVID-19 even as the number of new coronavirus infections remained steady. more »»

The Latest: Pakistan reports 97 more coronavirus deaths

June 6, 2020

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan reported 97 more coronavirus deaths on Saturday, the highest 24-hour increase to its fatalities, as authorities urged volunteers to motivate people to adhere to social... more »»

The loneliest of D-Day remembrances is hit by pandemic

June 6, 2020

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — At daybreak on Saturday, Charles Shay stood lonesome without any fellow veteran on the very same beach where he waded ashore 76 years ago, part of one of the mos... more »»

Asia Today: Most of 51 new SKorea cases linked to door sales

June 6, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Saturday reported 51 new cases of COVID-19, mostly in the densely populated capital region, as authorities scramble to stem transmissions among low-income... more »»

Russian Orthodox priest tends to Moscow's COVID-19 patients

June 6, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — The Rev. Vasily Gelevan bends over a COVID-19 patient at her apartment to administer Holy Communion and say words of comfort while clad in a hazmat suit. more »»

North Korea threatens to shut liaison office with South

June 6, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In the latest blow for inter-Korean cooperation, North Korea threatened to permanently shut a liaison office with South Korea as it continued to condemn its rival for... more »»

 
 

 

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