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Lockerbie Bomber Appeal Set to Begin at Scotland’s High Court

Lockerbie Bomber Appeal Set to Begin at Scotland’s High Court

Scotland’s High Court will begin hearing an appeal Tuesday of the conviction of a Libyan man found guilty of the...

Australian Airline Says It Will Require COVID-19 Vaccine to Fly

Australian Airline Says It Will Require COVID-19 Vaccine to Fly

The Australian airline company Qantas says it will require international travelers in the future to prove they have been vaccinated...

China Launches Lunar Probe  

China Launches Lunar Probe  

China successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the moon Monday to land, gather soil and rock samples, and return them...

Vaccine Breakthrough Raises Hopes of Rapid Global Rollout

Vaccine Breakthrough Raises Hopes of Rapid Global Rollout

A coronavirus vaccine developed by Britain’s University of Oxford and the pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca has shown successful results in early...

China Set to Launch Lunar Probe

China Set to Launch Lunar Probe

China is scheduled to launch an unmanned spacecraft to the moon Monday to land, gather soil and rock samples, and...

British PM Lays Out Post-Lockdown Restrictions   

British PM Lays Out Post-Lockdown Restrictions   

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled an updated plan for handling Britain’s COVID-19 infection after the country’s partial national...

Hungary, Poland Remain Defiant in Standoff With EU 

Hungary, Poland Remain Defiant in Standoff With EU 

The European Union is no stranger to protracted fights, but a confrontation over the bloc’s multiyear budget and conditions attached...

Swedish PM Urges Citizens to Abide by Coronavirus Restrictions

Swedish PM Urges Citizens to Abide by Coronavirus Restrictions

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has urged his country to do what is necessary to bring the coronavirus pandemic under...

Speedboat Taking Migrants to Greece Partially Sinks; 1 Dead

Speedboat Taking Migrants to Greece Partially Sinks; 1 Dead

A speedboat that appeared to have been smuggling migrants to the Greek island of Rhodes from nearby Turkey partially sank...

Dayton Accords 25 Years Later: Bosnia Got Blueprint for Peace but not for Its Future

Dayton Accords 25 Years Later: Bosnia Got Blueprint for Peace but not for Its Future

When leaders of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and Croatia gathered in the U.S. city of Dayton, Ohio, in November 1995,...

French Ex-President Sarkozy Goes on Trial, Accused of Corruption

French Ex-President Sarkozy Goes on Trial, Accused of Corruption

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy goes on trial Monday accused of trying to bribe a judge and of influence-peddling, one...

Hundreds Detained in Ongoing Belarus Protests Against Longtime President 

Hundreds Detained in Ongoing Belarus Protests Against Longtime President 

More than 200 people have been arrested, a rights group said Sunday, as Belarusians continued to protest longtime President Alexander...