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Spanish singer-songwriter Luis Eduardo Aute dies at age 76Spain's performing arts guild says Spanish singer-songwriter Luis Eduardo Aute has died at age 76
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Police officers investigate after a man wielding a knife attacked residents venturing out to shop in the town under lockdown, Saturday April 4, 2020 in Romans-sur-Isere, southern France. The alleged attacker was arrested by police nearby, shortly after the attack. Prosecutors did not identify him. They said he had no documents but claimed to be Sudanese and to have been born in 1987. (AP Photo)
Knifeman in France kills 2 in attack, terror inquiry openedFrench authorities have opened a terrorism inquiry after a man wielding a knife killed two people and wounded five others as residents of a town south of Lyon shopped for food amid a nationwide coronavirus lockdown
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Knife attacker kills 2, wounds others in French town under virus lockdownKnife attacker kills 2, wounds others in French town under virus lockdown
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Keir Starmer picked to lead UK Labour amid virus crisisBritain’s main opposition Labour Party has elected lawyer and lawmaker Keir Starmer as its new leader, after a contest thrown into turmoil by the coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Men take a rest and eat food in the "Aurore" center for homeless and migrants in Paris, Thursday, April 2, 2020. Amid the coronavirus lockdown, charity workers at France's Aurore association, are preparing more than a thousand meals a day for migrants and the homeless on the half-abandoned grounds of a former Paris hospital whose patron saint was devoted to the poor. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
AP PHOTOS: Meals for Paris' marginalized amid coronavirus Amid the coronavirus lockdown in France, charity workers are preparing more than a thousand meals a day for migrants and the homeless on the half-abandoned grounds of a former Paris hospital whose patron saint was devoted to the poor
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Hungary's Orban strikes back at EU criticism on extra powersHungary's prime minister has struck back at his critics in the European Union by saying he has “no time” to deal with them during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press1 day ago
Putin suggests sizable oil production cut as prices fallRussian President Vladimir Putin says he supports cutting oil production by about 10 million barrels a day to shore up falling prices
The Associated Press1 day ago
With high schools closed, France's key 'Bac' exam canceledFor the first time in France’s history, students won’t take the national end-of-high-school exam known as the Baccalaureat this year, amid school closures due to the coronavirus crisis
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this photo taken March 27, 2020, the Italian flag hangs from the balcony of the French Embassy in Rome. From tiny San Marino wedged next to two of Italy's hardest-hit provinces in the coronavirus outbreak to more economically powerful nations like Italy, countries are running up against export bans and seizures in the scramble for vital medical supplies. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Scramble for virus supplies strains global solidarityFrom tiny San Marino, wedged next to two of Italy's hardest-hit provinces in the coronavirus outbreak, to more economically powerful nations like Italy, countries are running up against export bans and seizures in the scramble for vital medical supplies
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mourners carry the open coffin of Helin Bolek, a member of a popular folk music group that is banned in Turkey, during the funeral procession in Istanbul, Friday, April 3, 2020. Bolek died at home Friday on the 288th day of a hunger strike protesting the government's treatment of the band, in an effort to force the government to reverse its treatment of the band and its members. She was 28. Grup Yorum, known for its protest songs, is a folk collective with rotating band members, the government accuses the group of links to the outlawed Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front, or DHKP/C. (Ibrahim Mase/DHA via AP)
Member of Turkish band dies on 288th day of hunger strikeA member of a popular folk music group that is banned in Turkey has died on the 288th day of a hunger strike she and a colleague started to protest the government's treatment of the band
The Associated Press1 day ago
Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock delivers a speech at the opening of the NHS Nightingale Hospital at the ExCel centre in London, Friday April 3, 2020. Prince Charles remotely opened on Friday the new Nightingale Hospital at London’s main exhibition and conference center, a temporary facility that will soon be able to treat 4,000 people who have contracted the COVID-19 virus. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool Photo via AP)
Prince Charles opens new London hospital for virus patients Prince Charles has remotely opened a temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients at London’s main exhibition center as the number of coronavirus-related deaths reported in the U.K. surpassed China’s official total
The Associated Press1 day ago
Prague removes monument to WWII Soviet commanderA district in Prague has removed a controversial statue of a Soviet World War II commander from its site
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP PHOTOS: Greek capital's streets deserted during lockdownDeserted squares, padlocked parks, empty avenues where cars were once jammed bumper-to-bumper in heavy traffic
The Associated Press1 day ago
Healthcare workers assist a COVID-19 patient at one of the intensive care units (ICU) of the Germans Trias i Pujol hospital in Badalona, Barcelona province, Spain, Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
The daily terrors: Improvising in a makeshift ICU in SpainThe tension is palpable in this makeshift ICU in Spain
The Associated Press1 day ago
Poland's President Andrzej Duda addresses supporters during a ruling Law and Justice party convention that backed his re-election bid in the May 10 presidential vote in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poles divided over holding presidential vote during pandemicUncertainty is deepening over whether Poland will move forward with a presidential election scheduled for May despite the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press1 day ago
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