Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
Join our Newsletter

World News

Appeals court stays Wisconsin limits on gatherings

MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked Gov. Tony Evers’ restrictions on indoor public gatherings pending appeal, dealing the Democratic governor a setback in his efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Dutch hospital airlifts patients to Germany amid virus surge

Dutch hospital airlifts patients to Germany amid virus surge

ALMERE, Netherlands — A bright yellow helicopter rose into a blue sky Friday carrying a COVID-19 patient from the Netherlands to a German intensive care unit, the first such international airlift since the pandemic first threatened to swamp Dutch hos
Family of slain Utah college student confronts her killer

Family of slain Utah college student confronts her killer

SALT LAKE CITY — Family members of a Utah college student who was found strangled and burned last year following a search for her that captured the nation's attention called the man who pleaded guilty to her murder a “monster” Friday as they confront
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.