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Russia ready to help Yerevan if Armenian territory is affected

Saturday  23:20,   31 october 2020

Moscow agrees to help Yerevan if the fighting with Azerbaijan extends to Armenian territory. View on euronews © AP Photo Russia has declared itself ready to come to help Armenia if the fighting around Nagorno-Karabakh spreads to Armenian territory. >>>

Johnson Announces Partial England Lockdown as Virus Surges

Saturday  22:25,   31 october 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a partial lockdown for England in a bid to contain a resurgent coronavirus outbreak that’s spreading faster than the government’s worst-case projections. © Photographer: Bloomberg/Bloomberg A pedestrian passes... >>>

England faces new lockdown as UK virus cases pass 1 million

Saturday  22:10,   31 october 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a new monthlong lockdown after being warned that without tough action a resurgent coronavirus outbreak will overwhelm hospitals in weeks. © Provided by NBC News On the day the U.K. passed 1 million... >>>

Aegean Sea earthquake: Rescuers have pulled more than 100 earthquake survivors from the rubble of Izmir

Saturday  21:40,   31 october 2020

Rescue efforts continued apace in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Saturday, a day after a powerful earthquake hit the Aegean Sea, causing buildings to come crashing down and claiming the lives of at least 39 people. © Ismail Gokmen/AP Rescue... >>>

French police hunt assailant who shot and wounded Orthodox priest in church

Saturday  21:20,   31 october 2020

French police hunt assailant who shot and wounded Orthodox priest in churchPARIS (Reuters) - A Greek Orthodox priest was shot and injured on Saturday at a church in the centre of the French city of Lyon by an assailant who then fled, a police source >>>

Dutch Reject KLM Cost-Cutting Plan Linked to Government Bailout

Saturday  21:20,   31 october 2020

The Netherlands has rejected a cost-cutting plan put forth by Air France-KLM’s Dutch arm and withheld a portion of a 3.4 billion-euro ($4 billion) government bailout until it approves the restructuring plan. © Bloomberg A cone marks a safety zone in >>>

Trump critics hail accords between Israel and Arab countries even as original goal of Palestinian peace remains unmet

Saturday  21:20,   31 october 2020

The agreements symbolize how the Palestinian cause has fallen among Arab leaders. “We will get it done,” Trump told reporters, saying that the task was “not as difficult as people have thought over the... >>>

Samos mourns "his two children" the day after a strong earthquake

Saturday  21:15,   31 october 2020

© Provided by Le Point The church facing the azure sea has partly collapsed, like hundreds of homes and businesses, but in the day after the 6.7 magnitude earthquake, Samos first mourns the death of her "two children", two teenagers who were killed >>>

Four authors who sponsored the "Year of Comics" of the Ministry of Culture resign to protest against the closure of bookstores

Saturday  21:15,   31 october 2020

Florence Cestac, Catherine Meurisse, Régis Loisel and Jul have resigned collectively to denounce "the inconsistency and contradictions political choices "by the government" with regard to culture "on the occasion of the reconfinement. © Provided by >>>

An Orthodox priest shot and wounded in Lyon, the fleeing author

Saturday  21:10,   31 october 2020

© PHILIPPE DESMAZES Near the Orthodox church where a Greek priest was shot and wounded on Saturday October 31, 2020 in Lyon. The priest was closing his church at the time of the incident. He is in serious condition. An Orthodox priest of Greek... >>>

Kidnapped American rescued in US military operation in Nigeria

Saturday  20:55,   31 october 2020

President Donald Trump said in a tweet that it was a “Big win for our very elite U.S. Special Forces today.”Philipe Nathan Walton was taken from his farm in Massalata in southern Niger Tuesday by armed kidnappers who demanded a ransom from the man’s >>>

A Greek Orthodox priest was reportedly shot and injured in attack on church in Lyon, France

Saturday  20:55,   31 october 2020

This incident marks the third violent attack in France in about two weeks, following stabbings and a decapitation.Police sources and witnesses told the outlet the attacker shot the priest twice as he had been closing the church down for the day. The >>>

Orthodox priest in France shot at church; attacker sought

Saturday  20:50,   31 october 2020

The shooting came two days after a knife attack at a Catholic church in the French city of Nice that killed three people.The reason for the shooting was unclear. It came two days after a knife attack at a Catholic church in the French city of Nice... >>>

Orthodox priest shot at church in France; attacker at large

Saturday  20:30,   31 october 2020

LYON, France (AP) — A Greek Orthodox priest was shot Saturday while he was closing his church in the French city of Lyon, and authorities locked down part of the city to hunt for the assailant, authorities said. The priest, a Greek citizen, is in a... >>>

21 dead in new DR Congo massacre by ADF militia

Saturday  20:30,   31 october 2020

At least 21 people have been killed in a massacre suspected to have been committed by militants from the Islamist ADF group in conflict-wracked northeast DR Congo, a local official said Saturday. - Aid workers kidnapped - Elsewhere in eastern DRC on >>>