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In this undated handout photo issued by WWF on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, British Naturalist Sir David Attenborough, sits with Prince William for a private outdoor screening of his upcoming film, David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, at Kensington Palace, London.(WWF via AP)
Malta seeks shark tooth fossil presented to Prince GeorgeMalta says it will seek to retrieve a shark tooth that was presented to Britain’s Prince George by veteran broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough, who found the fossil during a holiday on the Mediterranean island in the 1960s
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Two men walk in the upmarket neighborhood of Salamanca in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. The extended region around Madrid, comprising a population of 6.6 million, is struggling to control coronavirus outbreaks. Heightened restrictions in some of Madrid's working-class neighborhoods brought a heated debate over the prevalence of inequality in Spain. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Standoff over Madrid's response to virus pandemic continuesAfter ending a meeting with Madrid officials without agreeing on how to tackle a worrying wave of coronavirus infections, Spain’s health minister has pleaded for the third time in four days for tougher measures in the Spanish capital
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Dutch government announces new restrictions to rein in virusThe Dutch government has introduced new nationwide restrictions aimed at tackling the swift spread of coronavirus infections that is sweeping across the country
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PM: Polish economy may shrink less than 3.5% this yearPoland's prime minister says the nation's economy may decline less than 3.5% this year even despite the coronavirus pandemic, while next year should see a definite rebound
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European Central Bank head: Ready to add stimulus if neededThe head of the European Central Bank says it will add more stimulus if that becomes necessary
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 file photo Christian Lueth of the Alternative for Germany party attends a press conference in Berlin, Germany, the day after the state elections in the German state of Bavaria. The far-right Alternative for Germany party confirmed Monday Sept. 28, 2020, they have fired Christian Lueth, following reports that he made comments suggesting that migrants could be killed. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
German far-right party fires official over migrant commentThe far-right Alternative for Germany party has fired a prominent official following reports that he made comments suggesting migrants could be killed
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Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian pauses as he speaks at the Armenian parliament in Yerevan, Armenia, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. Pashinian on Sunday said the country could reexamine whether to recognize Nagorno-Karabakh as independent. Such a move would likely obstruct further negotiations. (Tigran Mehrabyan, Government Press Office, PAN Photo via AP)
AP Explains: Why Armenia and Azerbaijan are fighting againDeadly new fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Caucasus Mountains territory of Nagorno-Karabakh has deep roots and fallout beyond the region
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Former Kosovo separatist commander appears in courtA former commander of separatist fighters in Kosovo’s 1998-1999 war has appeared at a special court in the Netherlands to face charges that he was involved in the torture of detainees and the murder of one prisoner  in Kosovo during the conflict
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People enjoy refreshments at a restaurant, in Marseille, southern France, Sunday Sept. 27, 2020. As restaurants and bars in Marseille prepared Sunday to shut down for a week as part of scattered new French virus restrictions, Health Minister Olivier Veran insisted that the country plans no fresh lockdowns. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
France to release $49 billion in economic stimulus next yearFrance’s government has presented its 2021 budget, a plan that aims to rescue the country’s beleaguered economy from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by injecting a 42 billion-euro ($49 billion) stimulus next year
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People with old Belarusian national flags march during an opposition rally to protest the official presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020.Hundreds of thousands of Belarusians have been protesting daily since the Aug. 9 presidential election. (AP Photo/
Belarus detains 500 at weekend anti-government protestsAuthorities in Belarus have detained about 500 people during weekend protests against the country’s authoritarian president, who has claimed his sixth term in office in an election widely seen as rigged
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Norway's aging king leaves Oslo hospital Norway’s 83-year-old King Harald V has left the main hospital in Oslo after he was admitted last week with breathing difficulties
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Swedish fuel company stops planned expansion of oil refinerySweden’s largest fuel company is stopping a planned oil refinery expansion that would have made it the country’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases and could have become a hot potato for Prime Minister Stefan Lofven’s minority government
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Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei stands with protesters outside the Old Bailey in support of Julian Assange's bid for freedom during his extradition hearing, in London, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Dissident Ai Weiwei protests possible extradition of AssangeChinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei staged a silent protest outside London’s Old Bailey court against the possible extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States where he is wanted on espionage charges
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Coronavirus outbreak for crew on cruise ship in GreeceGreek authorities say 12 crew members on a Maltese-flagged cruise ship carrying more than 1,500 people on a Greek islands tour have tested positive for coronavirus and have been isolated on board
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Catalonia's outgoing regional president, Quim Torra, is surrounded by Catalan pro-independence demonstrators as he leaves the Generalitat Palace in Barcelona, Spain on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. Spain's Supreme Court has barred Catalonia's regional president from his office for refusing to remove a banner calling for the release of separatist leaders from prison that was displayed on a public building ahead of the 2019 general election (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Spain's top court rules to remove Catalan chief from officeSpain’s Supreme Court has effectively barred Catalonia’s regional president from his office for refusing to remove a banner calling for the release of separatist leaders from prison that was displayed on a public building ahead of the 2019 general election
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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