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New cardinals quarantine in pope’s hotel ahead of consistory

New cardinals quarantine in pope’s hotel ahead of ceremonyThe Vatican’s Santa Marta hotel was built to sequester cardinals during papal electionsBy NICOLE WINFIELD and TRISHA THOMAS Associated PressNovember 27, 2020, 3:30 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:13NOTIFIED: Nov. 27, 2020Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.ABCNews.com ROME — The Vatican’s …

German business confidence down for 2nd consecutive month

German business confidence down for 2nd consecutive monthA closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, fell for a second consecutive month in November as a resurgence of coronavirus infections led to partial shutdowns across the continentByThe Associated PressNovember 24, 2020, 11:24 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

Bosnia marks 25 years since inking of US-brokered peace deal

Bosnia marks 25 years since inking of US-brokered peace dealBosnians are marking the 25th anniversary of the U.S.-brokered peace agreement that ended more than 3 1/2 years of ethnic war in their countryBy SABINA NIKSIC Associated PressNovember 20, 2020, 3:31 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this …

Businesses urge clarity on England lockdown

Give us a week: Businesses urge clarity on England lockdownBusiness leaders are urging the British government to give them as much notice as possible over what restrictions they will face when the lockdown in England expires early next monthBy PAN PYLAS Associated PressNovember 17, 2020, 4:38 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

Polish bishops defend John Paul II after McCarrick report

Polish bishops defend John Paul II after McCarrick reportPolish bishops are defending St. John Paul II against evidence he rejected reports that ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick slept with his seminariansBy NICOLE WINFIELD and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA Associated PressNovember 13, 2020, 9:18 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:30NOTIFIED: Nov. 13, 2020Catch up on the …

Turkey fines Google for abusing market dominance

Turkey fines Google for abusing market dominanceTurkish regulators have fined Google 196.7 million Turkish liras ($25.5 million) for allegedly abusing its market dominance in online searchesByThe Associated PressNovember 13, 2020, 3:35 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article1:27US Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against GoogleThe DOJ accuses the tech giant of illegally …

Senegal cops arrest dad of teen who died on boat to Europe

Senegal cops arrest dad of teen who died on boat to EuropePolice in Senegal have arrested the father of a 15-year-old boy who died at sea in October while trying to migrate to EuropeByThe Associated PressNovember 12, 2020, 4:55 PM• 1 min read DAKAR, Senegal — Police in Senegal have arrested the father of a …

Germany sees slightly better tax income, more business aid

Germany sees slightly better tax income, more business aidThe German government’s tax income this year is expected to be a bit higher than previously forecast after the economy, Europe’s biggest, performed relatively well in the third quarterByThe Associated PressNovember 12, 2020, 3:20 PM• 2 min readThe Associated PressGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and German Finance …

Pope tightens oversight on creation of new religious orders

Pope tightens oversight on creation of new religious ordersPope Francis has tightened oversight on creating new religious orders to exert more Vatican control over the process and prevent charlatans from duping the faithfulBy NICOLE WINFIELD Associated PressNovember 4, 2020, 4:06 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ROME — Pope Francis on …

EU faces knotty trade fights with US _ no matter who wins

EU faces knotty trade fights with US _ no matter who winsEuropean officials and businesses are closely watching the U.S. election to see which way U.S. trade policy goesBy DAVID McHUGH AP Business WriterNovember 1, 2020, 1:45 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this file photo dated …

New arrest after France church attack, security tightened

France mourns 3 killed in church attack, tightens securityMourners are lighting candles and praying in front of a French church where three people were killed by a young Tunisian who recently migrated to EuropeBy ANGELA CHARLTON and DANIEL COLE Associated PressOctober 30, 2020, 6:43 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:51NOTIFIED: Oct. …

Greek court to deliver landmark verdict in far-right trial

Greek court rules that Golden Dawn party is a criminal groupA Greek court has ruled the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, following a politically charged five-year trial against dozens of defendants, including former lawmakers of what had once been Greece’s third-largest partyBy DEREK GATOPOULOS and ELENA BECATOROS Associated PressOctober 7, …

EU slams Bosnia over its treatment of migrants

EU slams Bosnia over its treatment of migrantsThe European Union has threatened to reconsider helping Bosnia to provide for thousands of migrants stuck in its territory over the Balkan country’s failure to take responsibility of the already established EU-funded reception centersBy SABINA NIKSIC Associated PressJune 17, 2020, 5:44 PM3 min read3 min read SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina …

EU opens probe into proposed Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot deal

EU opens probe into proposed Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot dealThe European Union is opening an in-depth investigation into the proposed merger of Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot that would create the world’s fourth-largest automakerByThe Associated PressJune 17, 2020, 3:56 PM2 min read2 min readEuropean Commissioner Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager talks during a video press conference at the …

2 Greek officers charged over shots in smuggling car chase

2 Greek officers charged over shots in smuggling car chaseTwo Greek police officers have been charged with attempted murder after they fired shots, during a high-speed chase, at a car driven by a smuggler that was crammed with 13 migrantsByThe Associated PressJune 10, 2020, 3:24 PM2 min read2 min read THESSALONIKI, Greece — Two Greek …

UK’s rapid-fire changes on face coverings advice criticized

UK's rapid-fire changes on face coverings advice criticizedThe British government faced criticism Saturday for another sudden change in its advice on face coverings that has left those running hospitals in England scrambling to work out how they will be able to meet the new requirementsBy PAN PYLAS Associated PressJune 6, 2020, 12:39 PM4 min read4 …

Germany seeks 5-fold increase in offshore wind power by 2040

Germany seeks 5-fold increase in offshore wind power by 2040The German government wants to increase offshore wind power capacity five-fold by 2040 as part of its plan to wean the country off fossil fuelsByThe Associated PressJune 3, 2020, 11:36 AM2 min read2 min readCyclists ride along the dyke in Emden, Germany, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. …

EU says conditions needed in Lufthansa bailout, seeks deal

EU says conditions needed in Lufthansa bailout, seeks dealThe EU competition chief says she is not “creating extra hurdles” for Lufthansa after the airline balked at accepting a 9 billion-euro German government rescue package because of what it said were tough EU conditionsBy SAMUEL PETREQUIN Associated PressMay 29, 2020, 1:35 PM3 min read3 min readShare …

Brussels Airlines to resume flights on downsized summer sked

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 AugustByThe Associated PressMay 25, 2020, 11:24 AM2 min read2 min readPlanes from Brussels Airlines sit idle on the …

European airlines hope to resume flights but outlook is dim

European airlines hope to resume flights but outlook is dimEuropean airlines are planning for a return to the skies this summer after being grounded almost completely for weeks over the coronavirus pandemicBy JAN M. OLSEN Associated PressMay 18, 2020, 3:13 PM3 min read3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article5:59News headlines today: May 18, …

EU suspends delivery of 10 million masks over quality issues

EU suspends delivery of 10 million masks over quality issuesThe EU has suspended the delivery of 10 million Chinese masks it purchased for health workers after two countries complained about the poor quality of the batches they receivedBy SAMUEL PETREQUIN Associated PressMay 14, 2020, 12:39 PM2 min read2 min readEuropean Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides …

Ambassador resigns after comparing Merkel to Hitler

Maltese ambassador resigns after comparing Merkel to HitlerMalta’s ambassador to Finland has resigned after writing a Facebook post comparing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Adolf HitlerByThe Associated PressMay 11, 2020, 2:02 PM1 min read1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article2:05Germany's Merkel seen shaking for 3rd time in a monthGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel was …

‘We just did our bit:’ WWII vets recall war 75 years later

'We just did our bit:' WWII vets recall war 75 years laterSeventy-five years after World War II ended in Europe, former soldiers who endured mortal danger, oppression and fear during the war are remembering the battles they fought and where they were when the war endedBy DANICA KIRKA Associated PressMay 8, 2020, 3:30 PM6 min …

Dutch police hold suspect after kosher restaurant vandalism

Dutch police hold suspect after kosher restaurant vandalismPolice used pepper spray to subdue a suspect after a window was smashed at a kosher restaurant in the Dutch capital, the sixth act of vandalism at the restaurant in recent yearsByThe Associated PressMay 8, 2020, 12:04 PM1 min read1 min readAn Israeli flag sticks out of the …

Volunteers put faces to names of Americans in WWII cemetery

Volunteers put faces to names of Americans in WWII cemeteryA group of volunteers on both sides of the Atlantic have made it their mission to put faces to the names of U.S. men and women buried and memorialized at the only American military cemetery in the NetherlandsBy MIKE CORDER Associated PrssMay 8, 2020, 10:45 AM5 …

German lawmakers forego pay raise in coronavirus crisis

German lawmakers forego pay raise in coronavirus crisisGerman lawmakers have voted to forego an annual pay raise as millions of people in Europe’s biggest economy face financial uncertainty because of the coronavirus pandemicByThe Associated PressMay 7, 2020, 4:54 PM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleA lawmaker with a face mask sits …

Teens, Normandy vets swap stories of life in lockdown

French teens, Normandy vets swap stories of life in lockdownA group of French teens has been exchanging letters about life under the coronavirus lockdown with World War II veterans who fought in the Normandy invasionBy DANICA KIRKA and ALEX TURNBULL Associated PressMay 7, 2020, 4:30 PM5 min read5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this …

German factory orders plunge in March as shutdowns hit

German factory orders plunge in March as shutdowns hitGerman factory orders plunged by 15.6% in March compared with the previous month as countries around Europe and beyond started shutting down public life and businessesByThe Associated PressMay 6, 2020, 11:25 AM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article6:13News headlines today: May 6, 2020Catch …

German business outlook plunges due to virus lockdown

German business outlook plunges due to virus lockdownThe biggest economy in Europe is sinking rapidly under the weight of the coronavirus lockdownByThe Associated PressApril 24, 2020, 12:45 PM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleAn elderly woman with a face mask checks out at a supermarket in Gelsenkirchen, Friday, April 24, 2020. …

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