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Germany’s CDU Party Chooses Laschet as Candidate to Succeed Merkel

Germany’s CDU Party Chooses Laschet as Candidate to Succeed Merkel

Party leaders with Germany’s Christan Democratic Union (CDU) party voted late Monday to make North Rhine-Westphalia State Governor Armin Laschet...

Despite Criticism, Pandemic Fears, Greece Relaxes Some Traveler Restrictions 

Despite Criticism, Pandemic Fears, Greece Relaxes Some Traveler Restrictions 

Greece has lifted quarantine restrictions for travelers from the United States and a number of other countries as it prepares...

UEFA President Urges Super League Owners to Reverse Decision

UEFA President Urges Super League Owners to Reverse Decision

In a direct appeal to the owners of the English clubs in the Super League project, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin...

Extinct for Millennia, Bison Back in Spain to Fight Climate Change 

Extinct for Millennia, Bison Back in Spain to Fight Climate Change 

The hulking, horned bison has long been an iconic symbol for people from the United States to eastern Europe. They were...

US Ambassador in Moscow Heads Home for Consultations

US Ambassador in Moscow Heads Home for Consultations

The U.S. ambassador in Moscow said Tuesday he will head home for consultations — a move that comes after the...

EU: Russian Troop Buildup Along Ukraine, Crimea Highest Ever

EU: Russian Troop Buildup Along Ukraine, Crimea Highest Ever

The European Union says roughly 150,000 Russian troops are massed along the border of Ukraine and in Crimea — calling...

British PM Johnson Faces Scottish Independence Challenge

British PM Johnson Faces Scottish Independence Challenge

A year ago, Boris Johnson’s tenure as Britain’s prime minister looked to some like it might be short-lived. Brexit woes...

Ukraine Tensions Reignite Russian-Turkish Battle over Waterway

Ukraine Tensions Reignite Russian-Turkish Battle over Waterway

Russia is continuing to build up its naval presence in the Black Sea, and The Sunday Times newspaper, quoting British...

Apple Restores Parler Social Media to App Store

Apple Restores Parler Social Media to App Store

Apple will allow the self-proclaimed free speech social media app Parler back in the App Store.The news came from a...

‘Ultimate Betrayal’ – Premier League Fan Groups Unite to Condemn Super League

‘Ultimate Betrayal’ – Premier League Fan Groups Unite to Condemn Super League

Fans of the Premier League clubs named as part of the breakaway Super League launched on Sunday have joined forces...

Hunger-Striking Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Moved to Prison Hospital 

Hunger-Striking Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Moved to Prison Hospital 

Russian prison officials said Monday that hunger-striking, jailed opposition politician Alexey Navalny has been transferred to a prison hospital. “At the...

US-Backed Syrian Forces Hand Over 44 Children of IS Fighters to Russia 

US-Backed Syrian Forces Hand Over 44 Children of IS Fighters to Russia 

Authorities in northeast Syria handed over 44 children of Islamic State fighters in Syria to the Russian government, Kurdish officials...