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Greek resort island serial rapist held on new rape chargeA convicted rapist released early into a half-century prison term is under police guard in hospital on the Greek resort island of Corfu after suffering severe injuries while trying to evade arrest on new rape charges
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A man sunbathes during a four-day curfew declared by the government in an attempt to control the spread of coronavirus, outside Istanbul, Sunday, May 24, 2020. Turkey's senior citizens were allowed to leave their homes for a third time as the country continues to ease some coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Turkey records 29 deaths, 987 new COVID-19 casesTurkey’s health minister announced 29 new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 4,369
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Cyprus to deport 17 migrants suspected of terror linksCyprus' interior ministry says it's looking to deport 17 migrants who are being held on suspicion of having links to terrorist groups or involved in terrorist acts
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This Tuesday, April 7, 2020 file photo shows a bottle of hydroxychloroquine tablets in Texas City, Texas. The World Health Organization said Monday May 25, 2020, that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments because its experts need to review all available evidence. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
UN virus therapy trial pauses hydroxychloroquine testingThe World Health Organization says it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments because its experts need to review all available evidence
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020 file photo, Brian May, of Queen, attends a press conference ahead of the Rhapsody Tour at a hotel in Seoul. May said he recently had three stents put in after experiencing “a small heart attack.” The guitarist said Monday, May 25 in an Instagram video that the stents were put in after his doctor drove him to a hospital after he starting experiencing symptoms.  (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
Brian May reveals recent heart attack, says he's good nowQueen guitarist Brian May says he recently had three stents put in after experiencing “a small heart attack.”
The Associated Press3 hours ago
German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier briefs the media about a so called 'stabilization package' for German airline Lufthansa at the economy ministry in Berlin, Germany, Monday, May 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, Pool)
Germany approves 9 billion euro aid package for LufthansaGerman airline Lufthansa says it's in line for government help to keep flying through the coronavirus crisis
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Employees demonstrate to demand higher wages outside a nursing home of the Korian group, one of the market leaders in the lucrative industry of providing care and assisted living facilities for older adults, Monday, May 25, 2020 in Lille, northern France. In France, the group is facing several lawsuits filed by families who have lost loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic that has caused thousands of deaths in French care homes. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
French nursing homes employees protest pay, conditionsEmployees in a major group of French nursing homes have taken part in protests across France to call for better pay amid the coronavirus crisis
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 file photo the Volkswagen logo is photographed through rain drops on a window in Frankfurt, Germany.  Germany's Federal Court has ruled Volkswagen must buy back cars from owners who bought vehicles rigged to cheat in emissions tests but consumers must accept current value taking into account the mileage they drove rather than the full purchase price. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
German court ruling clears the way to settle VW diesel casesA German court has ruled Volkswagen must buy back cars from owners who bought vehicles rigged to cheat in emissions tests but consumers must accept current value taking into account the mileage they drove rather than the full purchase price
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Planes from Brussels Airlines sit idle on the tarmac at Brussels Airport in Brussels, Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Hard-hit by the coronavirus crisis, Brussels Airlines unveiled Tuesday a cost-cutting plan that will result in the reduction of 25 percent of its workforce. The Lufthansa subsidiary, which employs 4,000 people, has suspended its flights as a result of the pandemic, which has put much air travel to a halt. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Brussels Airlines to resume flights on downsized summer skedBrussels Airlines will restart commercial flights next month with a significantly downsized summer schedule, planning to reach 59 destinations in 33 countries in Europe, Africa and the U.S. by August
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Poland's president appoints new head of embattled top courtPoland's president has appointed a judge backed by the right-wing ruling party to be the new head of the Supreme Court, marking apparent victory in years of government efforts to take control of the court
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Dominic Cummings, senior aide to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, makes a statement inside 10 Downing Street, London, Monday May 25, 2020, over allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown restrictions. In an exceptionally rare televised statement, Cummings gave a detailed account of his movements in late March and early April, which have caused an intense political storm. (Jonathan Brady/Pool via AP)
UK leader's aide says he won't quit over lockdown road tripBritish leader Boris Johnson’s powerful chief aide says he will not resign for driving the length of England while the country was under strict lockdown
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A used face mask lies dirty on the ground in Erfurt, central Germany, Monday, May 25, 2020. A spat is brewing between Germany's federal government and state governors over plans by some regional leaders to end pandemic-related restrictions despite fresh clusters of cases across the country. The governor of Thuringia state, Bodo Ramelow, said Saturday that he hopes to lift the remaining statewide lockdown rules on June 6 and tackle outbreaks locally. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
Germany divided over plans to nix rules despite outbreaksA spat is brewing between Germany’s federal government and state governors over plans by some regional leaders to end pandemic-related restrictions despite fresh clusters of cases across the country
The Associated Press11 hours ago
European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell addresses a video press conference at the conclusion of a video conference of EU foreign affairs ministers in Brussels, Wednesday, April 22, 2020. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP)
EU's top diplomat urges 'more robust strategy' toward ChinaThe European Union’s top diplomat has called for the bloc to have “more robust strategy” toward China amid signs that Asia is replacing the United States as the center of global power
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this Friday, May 1, 2020, file picture, a cargo ship passes on the river Main with the buildings of the banking district in background in Frankfurt, Germany. The German economy shrank by 2,2 percent in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2019 amid a global downturn linked to the coronavirus pandemic. Germany's Federal Statistical Office said Monday that it was the biggest quarterly decline since the 2008-2009 global financial crisis. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
German activity picks up, can't escape official recessionGermany shows signs of picking up from rock-bottom levels as more businesses reopen
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A doctor of the National Health Organization carries the tests of the coronavirus that have been conducted to the local residents on the Aegean Sea island of Sikinos, Greece, on Monday, May 25, 2020. EODY and the non-for-profit Organization Symplefsi, organized a two-day mission to perform COVID-19 tests including vulnerable residents on four remote Greek islands. Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
In race for tourism, Greece reopens cafes, island ferriesGreece has restarted regular ferry services to its islands
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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