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Spain tries to reverse economic slump as unemployment rises

Tuesday  14:10,   27 october 2020

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government plans to increase taxes on big corporations and the wealthy and use 27 billion euros ($31.8 billion) in European grants as it tries to reverse one of the deepest coronavirus-related slumps among developed... >>>

Yellow-shirted Thai royalists show support for king

Tuesday  14:10,   27 october 2020

Yellow-shirted Thai royalists show support for kingBANGKOK (Reuters) - More than 1,000 yellow-shirted Thai royalists demonstrated in support of King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Tuesday, close to where thousands of people marched a day earlier to demand... >>>

France warns citizens to be cautious as anger seethes in Muslim world over cartoons

Tuesday  14:07,   27 october 2020

France warns citizens to be cautious as anger seethes in Muslim world over cartoonsIn a sign that some countries want to limit the fallout, Saudi Arabia condemned the cartoons but held back from echoing calls by other Muslim states for a boycott of... >>>

Italy protests turn violent as anger mounts over Covid-19 measures

Tuesday  14:07,   27 october 2020

Protesters have clashed with police in northern Italy, as demonstrations erupted across the country Monday night over government restrictions aimed at quelling a second wave of Covid-19. © Mauro Ujetto/NurPhoto/Getty Images Demonstrators clash with... >>>

Deputies vote on the recovery plan, parasitized by the health crisis

Tuesday  13:20,   27 october 2020

The National Assembly voted on the night of Monday to Tuesday the billions of euros for the recovery plan, supposed to allow France to bounce back from the recession . © afp.com/Christophe ARCHAMBAULT The National Assembly on October 6, 2020 during >>>

Thai Lawmakers Weigh Creating Committee in Bid to End Protests

Tuesday  13:06,   27 october 2020

Thai lawmakers are weighing a proposal to set up a committee to explore ways to end the monthslong anti-government protests sweeping the Southeast Asian nation. A working group is looking at a panel proposed by Deputy Premier Jurin Laksanawisit,... >>>

Wuhan Doctor Whose Skin Turned Dark from COVID Now Back to Normal

Tuesday  13:06,   27 october 2020

Yi Fan and his colleague Hu Weifeng made headlines after footage showing their heavily darkened skin emerged online.In newly released footage, Yi returned to hospital to thank one of the doctors who treated him. Respiratory specialist Wang Chen, who >>>

With eye on China, India and the U.S. sign accord to deepen military ties

Tuesday  13:06,   27 october 2020

Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Esper traveled to New Delhi to meet their Indian counterparts. The agreement will give India’s armed forces access to a wealth of data from U.S. military satellites to aid in targeting and... >>>

EU's Barnier resumes Brexit trade talks in London

Tuesday  13:06,   27 october 2020

EU's Barnier resumes Brexit trade talks in LondonThe United Kingdom left the EU in January but the two sides are trying to clinch a deal that would govern nearly a trillion dollars in annual trade before informal membership - known as the... >>>

In New Delhi, Pompeo warns against "threats" from China

Tuesday  13:00,   27 october 2020

© ADNAN ABIDI US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo The United States warned on Tuesday against the "threats to security" posed by China on the occasion of a visit to India by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Minister of Defense Mark Esper. As a sign >>>

Italy. New incidents during anti-curfew protests

Tuesday  13:00,   27 october 2020

© MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP Italian police officers stand in front of a burning trash can during a demonstration against new restrictions imposed by the government to combat the spread of the coronavirus this Monday October 26 in Turin. Anger is... >>>

Caricatures. Tens of thousands of protesters against France in Bangladesh

Tuesday  12:45,   27 october 2020

© EPA / MAXPPP / MONIRUL ALAM Protesters stopped by a police barricade as they take part in a march towards the French embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on October 27, 2020. The demonstrators react to the announcements of Emmanuel Macron in defense of... >>>

Taiwan same-sex couples to join military wedding for first time

Tuesday  12:25,   27 october 2020

Two Taiwanese soldiers and their civilian same-sex partners will tie the knot at a mass wedding hosted by the military on Friday in another gay rights landmark in Asia. The armed forces regularly put on mass weddings for staff, and the ceremony to... >>>

Qatar Airways Faces Protest Over Examination of Australian Women

Tuesday  12:25,   27 october 2020

Qatar Airways faces an effective grounding of its planes in Sydney as workers consider striking over the treatment earlier this month of some female Australian passengers in Doha. © Photographer: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images AsiaPac SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA -... >>>

He was a soccer star. Then he took on the U.K. government and became a hero.

Tuesday  12:16,   27 october 2020

"It could be a situation of life and death," said Phil Starling, co-owner of a Liverpool restaurant that is helping feed kids during the holidays.But Marcus Rashford has made headlines on both the front and back pages in recent days after cafes,... >>>