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Italy Regional Vote Could Fuel Tension in Unruly Coalition

Monday  04:20,   21 september 2020

Italian voters go to the polls Sunday and Monday in regional elections that could weaken the year-old coalition of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte as it struggles to pull the country out of the worst recession in living memory. © Photographer: Simona... >>>

Ivory Coast Opposition Unites Against a Third Term for Ouattara

Monday  04:20,   21 september 2020

Ivory Coast’s main opposition candidate in next month’s polls called for civil disobedience to stop President Alassane Ouattara from a seeking a third term. © Photographer:  Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara... >>>

Thai protesters’ plaque removed from near palace - police

Monday  04:20,   21 september 2020

Thai protesters’ plaque removed from near palace - policeThe plaque was placed on Sunday after a weekend rally by tens of thousands of people who cheered calls for reforms to the monarchy of King Maha... >>>

Australia's Victoria reports steady downward trend in COVID-19 cases

Monday  04:10,   21 september 2020

Australia's Victoria reports steady downward trend in COVID-19 casesThe two-week average rise in cases in Melbourne, the state capital, dropped below 35 on Monday, on track to meet a target of below 50 cases by Sept. 28 when the authorities have >>>

Australian PM Morrison's approval rating rises, poll shows

Monday  04:10,   21 september 2020

Australian PM Morrison's approval rating rises, poll showsA Newspoll conducted for The Australian newspaper showed Morrison's performance rating rose a percentage point to 65% from a month earlier, just short of highs of 68% in June and... >>>

Briton, Australian killed clearing WWII bomb in Solomons

Monday  03:05,   21 september 2020

Two bomb disposal experts from Britain and Australia died in the Solomon Islands when World War II ordnance they were helping to clear exploded, officials said Monday. Police said the blast took place on Sunday afternoon in the Pacific island... >>>

U.K. at ‘Critical Point’ in Virus Surge With London at Risk

Monday  01:06,   21 september 2020

Britain is at a “critical point” in the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be told on Monday, as concern mounts that a second lockdown may be needed to stop the renewed spread of the disease. Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty... >>>

Fundraising record, knighthood, now a book: UK veteran Moore ponders what's next

Monday  00:45,   21 september 2020

Fundraising record, knighthood, now a book: UK veteran Moore ponders what's nextMARSTON MORETAINE, England (Reuters) - He turned 100, raised nearly 40 million pounds ($51.5 million) for Britain's health service and was knighted by the queen. But >>>

Silvio Berlusconi Fast Facts

Sunday  23:35,   20 september 2020

Read CNN's Facts Facts about Silvio Berlusconi and learn more about the billionaire and former Italian Prime Minister.Here's a look at the life of billionaire and former Italian Prime Minister Silvio... >>>

Carlos the Jackal Fast Facts

Sunday  23:25,   20 september 2020

Check out CNN's Carlos the Jackal Fast Facts for a look at the life of one of the world's most wanted terrorists.Here's a look at the life of Carlos the Jackal, once one of the world's most wanted... >>>

Egypt discovers 14 ancient sarcophagi at Saqqara

Sunday  22:45,   20 september 2020

Egypt's antiquities ministry announced Sunday the discovery of 14 sarcophagi in the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo that had lain buried for 2,500 years. In a video distributed this month announcing the discoveries, Tourism and Antiquities... >>>

Exclusive: U.S. to slap sanctions on over two dozen targets tied to Iran arms

Sunday  20:15,   20 september 2020

Exclusive: U.S. to slap sanctions on over two dozen targets tied to Iran armsWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday will sanction more than two dozen people and entities involved in Iran's nuclear, missile and conventional arms programs, >>>

Coronavirus songs in Africa reveal the power of music with a message

Sunday  19:35,   20 september 2020

When graduate student Dipo Oyeleye heard the song "We Go Win (Corona)" by Cobhams Asuquo, a Nigerian singer-songwriter, he knew what his next research project would be: a study of the myriad coronavirus songs that flourished in Africa at the... >>>

In hard-hit Spain, the poor suffer even more from the pandemic

Sunday  19:30,   20 september 2020

In hard-hit Spain, the poor suffer even more from the pandemicBARCELONA (Reuters) - Mohamed Chirif, a 45-year-old Algerian living in Barcelona, is afraid he might lose his job as a plumber if the coronavirus test he took this week turns out to be... >>>

Berlin protesters say EU must let in migrants before bloc outlines plans

Sunday  19:05,   20 september 2020

Berlin protesters say EU must let in migrants before bloc outlines plansThe emergency has highlighted Europe's patchy response to a multi-year crisis that has seen more than a million migrants reach its shores, often on board flimsy vessels, after... >>>