Offensive Charlie Hebdo cartoon pushes Turkey-France tensions into overdrive.

PARIS — The cartoon aimed to provoke — and it worked. A front-page illustration published by the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday showing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lounging in his underwear, pulling up the skirt of a woman wearing a hijab to reveal her bottom, has escalated an already hostile war of words between More...

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Three dead, others injured in terrorist attack at French church

Three people have been killed and others injured in what police described as a terrorist attack at the Notre Dame basilica in the southern French city of Nice on Thursday. At 9.00 a.m. local time (4.00 a.m. More...

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FBI arrests five in U.S. accused of trying to coerce Chinese citizens to go home

The FBI arrested five people in three states Wednesday, accusing them of taking part in a campaign to “harass, stalk, and coerce” Chinese people in the U.S., including political dissidents, to return More...

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Entertainment workers protest as Merkel announces German lockdown

“It is very clear we must act, and now,” said German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as she laid out plans for a temporary national lockdown in November. Source link  More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Germany announces four-week shutdown as coronavirus cases spike

Chancellor Angela Merkel says German officials have agreed to a four-week shutdown of restaurants, bars, cinemas, theaters and other leisure facilities in a bid to curb a sharp rise in coronavirus infections. Merkel More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Venezuelans risk Covid to care for relatives in the hospital

CARACAS, Venezuela—Leaning against a hospital wall for balance, Elena Suazo wiggled each foot into blue protective pants. Then she slipped her arms into a surgical gown and snapped on white rubber gloves, More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Scientists debate how much to lower the bar on Covid-19 vaccine potential

The White House and many Americans have pinned their hopes for defeating the Covid-19 pandemic on a vaccine’s being developed at “warp speed.” But some scientific experts warn they’re More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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Protests in Italy over tightened Covid restrictions to slow surge in cases

There is a new curfew in Italy sparking protests as the country sees a spike in coronavirus cases and quickly filling hospitals. In hard-hit Bergamo, where 6,000 died in one month this spring, Italians are worried More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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Prince Azim of Brunei, Hollywood producer, dies at 38

Prince Azim of Brunei, who also had a minor career as a Hollywood film producer, has died. He was 38. The son of the enormously wealthy Sultan of Brunei, and fourth in line to the throne, died on Saturday in More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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Italian police clash with demonstrators protesting country’s new Covid-19 restrictions

Demonstrators hit the streets in Italy to protest against the country’s new Covid-19 measures that impose restrictions on bars and restaurants. The government is also forcing gyms and movie theaters to More...