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Cyclone spares India's business capital from major damage

June 3, 2020

MUMBAI, India (AP) — The first cyclone in more than a century to hit India's financial capital of Mumbai appeared to have largely spared the metropolis on Wednesday. more »»

The Latest: Britain's Johnson: Floyd's death 'inexcusable'

June 3, 2020

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

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The Latest: Cameras at Brussels Airport will check for fever

June 3, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

Italy opens borders ahead of neighbors, beckoning tourists

June 3, 2020

ROME (AP) — Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci airport sprang back to life Wednesday as Italy opened regional and international borders in the final phase of easing its long coronavirus lockdown, but it wa... more »»

Asia Today: S. Korea opening schools despite spike in cases

June 3, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday reported 49 new cases of COVID-19, continuing a weekslong resurgence of the virus as the government defended its decision to reopen schools... more »»

The Latest: Thousands gathered peacefully in St. Paul, Minn

June 3, 2020

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:

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The Latest: Cyprus brings forward end of lockdown by 3 weeks

June 3, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

Germany wants to kick extremists out of military faster

June 3, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — The German government has agreed on a bill that would speed up the dismissal of soldiers involved in extremism or serious crimes. more »»

Germany seeks 5-fold increase in offshore wind power by 2040

June 3, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — The German government wants to increase offshore wind power capacity five-fold by 2040 as part of its plan to wean the country off fossil fuel. more »»

Cyclone lashes India's business capital; 100,000 evacuated

June 3, 2020

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A cyclone made landfall Wednesday south of India's financial capital of Mumbai, with a storm surge threatening to flood beaches and low-lying slums as city authorities... more »»

Hong Kong leader accuses foreign critics of double standards

June 3, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accused foreign critics on Wednesday of displaying “blatant double standards” over moves by Beijing to strengthen control over the semi-autonomous... more »»

The Latest: Minority Londoners targeted under lockdown rules

June 3, 2020

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. more »»

New report finds anti-Semitism on the rise in Czech Republic

June 3, 2020

PRAGUE (AP) — The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the Czech Republic doubled last year, the Jewish community said Wednesday. more »»

Turkey: officers disperse anti-police brutality protest

June 3, 2020

ISTANBUL (AP) — Police in Istanbul have dispersed a small group of demonstrators who gathered in the Turkish city to denounce police violence and to stand in solidarity with protesters in the... more »»

Asia Today: S Korea reopening schools despite spike in cases

June 3, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday reported 49 new cases of COVID-19, continuing a weekslong resurgence of the virus as the government defended its decision to reopen schools... more »»

'Dangerous': Around world, police chokeholds scrutinized

June 3, 2020

LE PECQ, France (AP) — Three days after George Floyd died with a Minneapolis police officer choking off his air, another black man writhed on the tarmac of a street in Paris as a police officer... more »»

Cyclone lashes India's business capital, 100,000 evacuated

June 3, 2020

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A cyclone made landfall Wednesday south of India's financial capital of Mumbai, with storm surge threatening to flood beaches and low-lying slums as city authorities struggle... more »»

In COVID-19 darkness, gift of a `Moment of Light' to museum

June 3, 2020

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — If not for the pandemic, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum would have missed out on a classic Dutch 16th century painting it so badly craved. more »»

Burkina Faso's food woes deepen as extremists expand reach

June 3, 2020

TOUGAN, Burkina Faso (AP) — Islamic extremists chased Adama Drabo and his family from their land in western Burkina Faso, forcing them to abandon a year's worth of crops. more »»

Severe cyclone approaches India's financial capital Mumbai

June 3, 2020

MUMBAI, India (AP) — India’s western coast and financial capital of Mumbai braced for the first cyclone in a century on Wednesday as cases of the coronavirus continued to surge. more »»

 
 

 

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