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Poles vent fury at court's further restrictions on abortions

Poles vent fury at court's further restrictions on abortions

WARSAW, Poland — Thousands of protesters vented fury across Poland over a top court ruling that declared abortions of fetuses with congenital defects unconstitutional, effectively narrowing one of Europe’s strictest abortion laws.

China vows retaliation if US proceeds with Taiwan arms sale

BEIJING — China has vowed to retaliate if the U.S. proceeds with the sale of advanced weaponry to Taiwan worth more than a billion dollars.

UN chief says G20 leaders must co-ordinate to fight COVID-19

TANZANIA, Tanzania — The U.N. chief finds it “very frustrating” that leaders of the 20 major industrialized nations didn’t come together in March and establish a co-ordinated response to suppress the coronavirus in all countries as he proposed.
AP Explains: Why are UK and EU still arguing over Brexit?

AP Explains: Why are UK and EU still arguing over Brexit?

LONDON — It’s more than four years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, and almost a year since Prime Minister Boris Johnson won an election by vowing to “get Brexit done.” Spoiler alert: It is not done.
Hitler speeches sell at Munich auction despite objections

Hitler speeches sell at Munich auction despite objections

BERLIN — Handwritten speech notes by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler sold at auction in Munich on Friday despite concerns from Jewish groups they could encourage neo-Nazis.

Trump administration slams NATO ally Turkey for weapon test

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday slammed Turkey for taking a new step toward fielding a Russian-made air defence weapon. The U.S.
In hard-hit Peru, worry mounts over both COVID-19 and dengue

In hard-hit Peru, worry mounts over both COVID-19 and dengue

PUCALLPA, Peru — Two of Lidia Choque’s close family members had already gotten sick with the new coronavirus when the mosquitos arrived. The 53-year-old woman lives in a wooden house near the airport of a Peruvian city in the Amazon rainforest.
Croatia accused of brutality, sexual abuse against migrants

Croatia accused of brutality, sexual abuse against migrants

SARAJEVO, Bosnia — Danish aid workers stationed in the Balkans say dozens of migrants have alleged they were brutalized by Croatian law-enforcement officers when they tried to cross into the European Union nation, before being summarily expelled back
Dispute over Ohio drop box limit ends as advocates drop suit

Dispute over Ohio drop box limit ends as advocates drop suit

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A coalition of voter advocacy groups dropped a lawsuit Friday against Ohio's strict rule limiting ballot drop boxes to one location per county, a coup for President Donald Trump's reelection campaign in a key battleground state less
US wades in cautiously to Armenia-Azerbaijan peace effort

US wades in cautiously to Armenia-Azerbaijan peace effort

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration waded cautiously Friday into international efforts to halt fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan, which are engaged in their worst conflict in more than 25 years.