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Activist attempts to steal artwork from Louvre in latest stage of campaign

Wednesday  19:35,   28 october 2020

European cultural institutions are under mounting pressure to return colonial artifacts to their countries of origin, and one Congolese activist has taken matters into his own hands. © Bardos Florent/Abaca/Zuma Activist Emery Mwazulu Diyabanza made... >>>

European leaders impose new COVID restrictions amid second wave. Trump not urging new precautions amid deadly US surge.

Wednesday  19:35,   28 october 2020

The U.S. is also in the grip of a COVID surge. But President Trump has not called for new restrictions.The U.S. is also in the grip of a massive coronavirus surge, with 44 states reporting rising caseloads in the latest week, according to a USA... >>>

5 arrested, charged as illegal agents for China

Wednesday  19:10,   28 october 2020

Five people were arrested Wednesday, and one more was being sought, on charges they acted as illegal agents of China. © STOCK PHOTO/Getty Images The U.S. flag and the national flag of the People's Republic of China are seen in this stock photo. The... >>>

Lebanon blast victims file almost 700 legal complaints

Wednesday  19:05,   28 october 2020

The Beirut Bar Association on Wednesday handed the public prosecutor almost 700 criminal complaints from victims of the city's deadly August 4 port blast, Lebanon's National News Agency said. The explosion of a massive stockpile of ammonium... >>>

Analysis: Merkel's success overshadowed by ugly battle to succeed her

Wednesday  17:55,   28 october 2020

Analysis: Merkel's success overshadowed by ugly battle to succeed herBERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) are riding high in opinion polls but their popularity masks serious unease among senior party... >>>

Mea culpa from Qatar after forced gynecological examinations at Doha airport

Wednesday  17:15,   28 october 2020

© Reuters / Naseem Zeitoon A Qatar Airways plane landing at Doha airport on June 5, 2017 (illustrative image). Qatar does its mea culpa after an extremely embarrassing case revealed in recent days: the passengers of several international flights... >>>

Erdogan attacks the "scoundrels" of "Charlie Hebdo" for having caricatured it

Wednesday  17:10,   28 october 2020

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reacted to the front page of "Charlie Hebdo" on which he appears. © Murat Cetinmuhurdar / Presidential Press Office / Handout via REUTERS Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticized a cartoon of... >>>

Erdogan attacks the "scoundrels" of "Charlie Hebdo" for having caricatured it

Wednesday  17:10,   28 october 2020

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reacted to the front page of "Charlie Hebdo" on which he appears. © Murat Cetinmuhurdar / Presidential Press Office / Handout via REUTERS Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticized a cartoon of... >>>

France poised to issue stay-at-home order: sources

Wednesday  16:55,   28 october 2020

France poised to issue stay-at-home order: sourcesPARIS (Reuters) - France is preparing this week to order people to stay in their homes except for essential journeys, work, or exercise, in a fresh attempt to curb the COVID-19 epidemic, according to >>>

The US has little to show for 2 decades of war in Afghanistan — not even a mention at the presidential debates

Wednesday  16:55,   28 october 2020

That these debates went on without scrutiny of active US wars is outrageous, writes Defense Priorities fellow Bonnie Kristian. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As the second and final debate between President Trump and Democratic... >>>

German infectious disease agency hit by hackers days before arson attack: Spiegel

Wednesday  16:10,   28 october 2020

German infectious disease agency hit by hackers days before arson attack: SpiegelThe news weekly, citing the Federal Centre for Information Technology, said the website was knocked out for two hours on Oct. 22 by a distributed denial of service... >>>

Biden Says Trump Refuses to Speak Out Against 'Brutal Dictatorship' of Russia-Allied Belarus

Wednesday  16:10,   28 october 2020

The Democrat condemned the "appalling human rights abuses" and called for tougher sanctions against the Lukashenko regime.Protests have drawn hundreds of thousands into the streets across the east European country since Alexander Lukashenko claimed... >>>

'In the name of love': Venezuelans risk Covid to care for relatives in the hospital

Wednesday  16:10,   28 october 2020

The shortage of health care workers leaves families rushing to fill the void. “If that person is your blood relative, you don’t even hesitate.” Hospitals across the once wealthy South American nation lack enough doctors and nurses to confront the... >>>

Europe Accounts for Most New COVID Cases for Second Week, With 46 Percent of Worldwide Total

Wednesday  16:10,   28 october 2020

According to a recent update from the World Health Organization (WHO), Europe reported approximately 1.3 million new cases of COVID-19 as well as 11,700 deaths in the past seven days.According to a recent epidemiological update from the World Health >>>

Health Worker Thrown From Train After Confronting Maskless Group

Wednesday  16:10,   28 october 2020

The victim's eye socket was broken in three places after he was thrown from the train after being repeatedly punched.His eye socket was broken in three places after he was thrown from the train after being repeatedly punched, also suffering a... >>>