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Russia’s Putin Proposes Election Non-Interference Pact With US

Russia’s Putin Proposes Election Non-Interference Pact With US

Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed a pact with the United States to avoid interfering in each other’s elections and...

Attacker Stabs 2 in Paris; Suspects Arrested

Attacker Stabs 2 in Paris; Suspects Arrested

French authorities launched an anti-terrorism investigation Friday after an attacker stabbed two people in Paris near the former offices of...

Eight in 10 Britons Ignore COVID-19 Self-Isolation Rules, Survey Finds

Eight in 10 Britons Ignore COVID-19 Self-Isolation Rules, Survey Finds

A new survey indicates more than 80% of people living in Britain with COVID-19 symptoms or who have had contact...

London Police Officer Fatally Shot While Detaining Suspect

London Police Officer Fatally Shot While Detaining Suspect

A London police officer was shot and killed early Friday inside a London police station while detaining a suspect, officials...

4 Wounded in Paris Knife Attack, Suspect Arrested

4 Wounded in Paris Knife Attack, Suspect Arrested

Paris police say a suspect believed to have wounded four people in a knife attack near the former offices of...

Why is Italy Seeing Fewer COVID Cases Than Its Neighbors?

Why is Italy Seeing Fewer COVID Cases Than Its Neighbors?

Coronavirus cases are surging across most of Europe. France, Spain and Britain are seeing precipitous increases. But some countries, notably...

British Bars, Restaurants Close Early to Curb Virus Surge

British Bars, Restaurants Close Early to Curb Virus Surge

Last call came early Thursday at pubs and bars in England and Wales, as Britain tightened the rules to try...

Long-awaited Facebook Oversight Board to Launch in October

Long-awaited Facebook Oversight Board to Launch in October

Facebook’s highly anticipated independent oversight board, a group that will be empowered to overrule the company’s leadership on issues pertaining...

France’s Muslims Say New Separatism Law Targets Them

France’s Muslims Say New Separatism Law Targets Them

The French government is expected to soon unveil long-awaited anti-separatism legislation — with President Emmanuel Macron making a key speech...

Apple Critics Form Coalition to Challenge App Store Fees

Apple Critics Form Coalition to Challenge App Store Fees

A group of Apple Inc.’s critics, including Spotify Technology SA, Match Group Inc. and “Fortnite” creator Epic Games, have joined...

US-China-Russia Rift Simmers at UN

US-China-Russia Rift Simmers at UN

The growing rift between the United States and China and Russia was clearly evident on the sidelines of the U.N....

Sweden Keeps Ban on Large Gatherings as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Sweden Keeps Ban on Large Gatherings as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Sweden’s prime minister said Thursday that he would keep a ban on large gatherings after the nation recorded its largest...