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Slovakia drug bust yields huge shipment of methamphetamines

July 7, 2020

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia has seized 1.5 tons of methamphetamines, with an estimated street value of some 2 billion euros ($2. more »»

Women's rights groups protest French ministers' appointments

July 7, 2020

PARIS (AP) — Women’s rights groups are protesting French President Emmanuel Macron’s appointment of an interior minister who has been accused of rape and a justice minister who has criticized the... more »»

The Latest: Italy orders suspension of Bangladesh flights

July 7, 2020

ROME — Italy has ordered a one-week suspension of incoming flights from Bangladesh after a spate of coronavirus cases near Rome were traced to members of the Bangladeshi community who had recentl... more »»

Tear gas, arrests as Kenyans protest police brutality

July 7, 2020

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police on Tuesday fired tear gas and detained protesters demanding an end to police brutality. more »»

Russian court fines coronavirus-denying rebel monk

July 7, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Tuesday fined a coronavirus-denying monk who has challenged Kremlin lockdown orders for spreading false information about the pandemi. more »»

Former Kasabian frontman pleads guilty to assault

July 7, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Former Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan was sentenced to 200 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty Tuesday at Leicester Magistrates’ Court to assaulting his former fiancée. more »»

The Latest: Iran sees its highest toll of new virus deaths

July 7, 2020

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has announced its highest single-day spike in deaths from the coronavirus, with 200 new fatalities. more »»

Depp takes stand in libel trial, claims Amber Heard hit him

July 7, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Johnny Depp gave evidence in a London court on Tuesday, denying claims that he hit ex-wife Amber Heard and accusing her of assaulting him and depicting him as a “monste. more »»

North Korea rejects talks as US envoy arrives in Seoul

July 7, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday said it has no immediate intent to resume a dialogue with the United States as U.. more »»

Cyprus: EU partners aim to rein in Turkey's 'expansionism'

July 7, 2020

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus and its European Union partners are working to rein in Turkey’s “expansionist policy” in the eastern Mediterranean amid heightened tensions over an offshore search... more »»

Hong Kong grappling with future under national security law

July 7, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam offered scant reassurance Tuesday over a new national security law that critics say undermines liberties and legal protections promised when China... more »»

EU forecasts deeper economic hit from pandemic

July 7, 2020

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive arm forecasts that the bloc's economy will contract more than previously expected because of the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused lockdowns on... more »»

The Latest: UK care home providers upset with PM's comments

July 7, 2020

LONDON — Care home providers are disappointed and frustrated after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson accused some homes of not properly following procedures during the COVID-19 crisis. more »»

Hollywood comes to UK High Court as Depp takes on The Sun

July 7, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Johnny Depp has a starring role in a real-life courtroom drama Tuesday in London, where he is suing a tabloid newspaper for libel over an article that branded him a “wife beater. more »»

TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises questions

July 7, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — TikTok said Tuesday it will stop operations in Hong Kong, joining other social media companies in warily eyeing ramifications of a sweeping national security law that took effect... more »»

Turkey raids ship carrying 276 migrants; 8 smugglers held

July 7, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities on Tuesday foiled an attempt to smuggle 276 migrants to Europe on board a ship, and detained eight suspected smugglers, Turkey’s state-run news agency... more »»

The Latest: Israel can bypass parliament on virus decisions

July 7, 2020

JERUSALEM — The Israeli parliament has passed an emergency bill allowing the government to bypass it in making immediate decisions on combating a renewed outbreak of the coronavirus. more »»

Australia's 2nd largest city foils nation's pandemic success

July 7, 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia has been among the world’s most successful countries in containing its coronavirus outbreak — with one exceptio. more »»

Asia Today: China's university exam begins after virus delay

July 7, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Almost 11 million students began taking China's university entrance exam Tuesday after a delay as the country worked to bring down coronavirus infection. more »»

Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, dozen missing

July 7, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Soldiers rescued residents on boats as floodwaters flowed down streets in southern Japanese towns hit by deadly rains that were expanding across the region Tuesda. more »»

 
 

 

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