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The Latest: WHO urges focus on first wave of coronavirus

July 3, 2020

GENEVA — The World Health Organization’s emergencies chief says “we need to put up a fight now” during a peak in the current wave of the coronavirus pandemic — rather than focusing on when a... more »»

French government ministers investigated over virus crisis

July 3, 2020

PARIS (AP) — A special French court ordered an investigation Friday of three current or former government ministers over their handling of the coronavirus crisi. more »»

Experts find early ocher mine in Mexican underwater caves

July 3, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts and cave divers in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula have found ocher mines that are some of the oldest on the continent, which could explain why ancient skeletons were found... more »»

Ethiopia's PM accuses dissidents of taking up arms in unrest

July 3, 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister on Friday said dissidents he recently extended an offer of peace have “taken up arms” in revolt against the government in a week of deadly... more »»

The Latest: Hot-spot Arizona reaches ICU capacity of 91%

July 3, 2020

PHOENIX — Arizona has reached new peaks in hospitalizations and emergency room visits, indicating the state is only intensifying as a coronavirus hot spot. more »»

Ukraine's parliament accepts chief banker's resignation

July 3, 2020

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament on Friday accepted the resignation of the country’s top banker, who has stepped down citing political pressure. more »»

Turkey convicts 4 human rights activists of terror charges

July 3, 2020

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday convicted Amnesty International’s former Turkey chairman, Taner Kilic, of membership in a terror organization and sentenced him to more than six years in... more »»

The Latest: Florida reports nearly 9,500 new virus cases

July 3, 2020

MIAMI — Florida reported 9,488 new confirmed cases and 67 deaths, a day after setting a new daily record with more than 10,000 cases. more »»

Turkey: pilots on trial over Ghosn escape released from jail

July 3, 2020

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday released four pilots and a private airline official from jail, pending the outcome of their trial on charges of smuggling former Nissan Motor C. more »»

France returns remains of Algerian anti-colonial fighters

July 3, 2020

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — After decades in a French museum, the skulls of 24 Algerians decapitated for resisting French colonial forces were formally repatriated to Algeria on Friday in an elaborat... more »»

Quarantine-free travel from UK to Cyprus to start Aug 1

July 3, 2020

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ beleaguered tourism sector got some good news after the government announced on Friday that travelers from the U.. more »»

Russian Orthodox Church defrocks coronavirus-denying monk

July 3, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday defrocked a coronavirus-denying monk who has defied Kremlin lockdown orders and taken control of a monastery. more »»

Canada suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

July 3, 2020

TORONTO (AP) — Canada suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong on Friday after China imposed a new security law on the territory. more »»

Man who crashed gate where Trudeau lives had several weapons

July 3, 2020

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police said Friday an armed man who this week crashed his truck through a gate on the grounds where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lives had several weapons. more »»

Reopening strategist Castex named new French prime minister

July 3, 2020

PARIS (AP) — The new French prime minister appointed Friday said he feels ready to face the key challenge of reviving France's economy following the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic and ... more »»

The Latest: Italy governor wants people to quarantine, trace

July 3, 2020

ROME — The governor of Italy’s northeastern Veneto region says he’ll crack down on people who test positive but refuse to quarantine or give details to health authorities about recent contacts fo... more »»

UK historian quits Cambridge post after slavery remarks

July 3, 2020

LONDON (AP) — British historian and TV presenter David Starkey relinquished his honorary fellowship at a University of Cambridge college Friday after he drew outrage for his comments about Black... more »»

Spokesman: Iran won't reveal cause of fire at nuclear site

July 3, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Iranian security spokesman says the cause of a fire at the Natanz nuclear site is known, but will not be made public at this time due to “security reasons. more »»

Germany is first major economy to phase out coal and nuclear

July 3, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have finalized the country's long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, backing a plan that environmental groups say isn't ambitious enough and free... more »»

The Latest: Miami mayor sets curfew, closes some businesses

July 3, 2020

MIAMI — The mayor of Florida’s most populous county has issued a new overnight curfew and will close some businesses that reopened in June.

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says the 10 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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