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Foreigners seek evacuations as China races to contain deadly outbreak

2 hours 5 min ago
At least 80 people have died from the virus and the number of those affected rose to more than 2,700, despite massive lockdowns. France and the US are set to evacuate citizens from the hard-hit area of Wuhan.

Italy: Regional exit polls reveal Matteo Salvini fails to seize left stronghold

6 hours 31 min ago
The anti-immigrant League party was hoping to propel a government comeback with the regional election in Emilia-Romagna. Residents of Calabria in the south also headed to the polls — and were expected to back Salvini.

Kobe Bryant: The loss of a sporting legend

7 hours 24 min ago
From the high school courts of Philadelphia to the LA Lakers' Staples Center, the basketball superstar and Oscar winner became one of the most iconic sports players of his generation.

Germany defuses WWII bombs at Tesla Gigafactory site

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 22:32
Police told media that the ordnance was defused "without any problems." Tesla is planning on building its fourth Gigafactory on the outskirts of Berlin, although some groups are concerned about its environmental impact.

Bundesliga: Werder Bremen - what’s gone wrong?

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 22:10
After a tenth defeat of the season, Werder Bremen are mired in a relegation battle and coach Florian Kohfeldt is under pressure. What has happened to a side that wants to be in European competition?

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, daughter die in helicopter crash

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 22:02
NBA star Kobe Bryant and his teenage daughter were killed in a helicopter crash near the town of Calabasas. The 41-year-old athlete was considered one of the best basketball players of his generation.

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 22:02
NBA star Kobe Bryant and his teenage daughter were killed in a helicopter crash near the town of Calabasas. The 41-year-old athlete was considered one of the best basketball players of his generation.

Bundesliga Bulletin: Bayern Munich close in after RB Leipzig slip up

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 21:30
The Bundesliga title race took another dramatic turn at the end of January after the league leaders lost. Bayern Munich took advantage, as did Borussia Mönchengladbach. Things also got tighter at the bottom of the table.

Japan and China vie for influence in Indonesia

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 20:50
Indonesia is seeking to curb Chinese influence over its fishing waters in the South China Sea with help from Japan. Yet, at the same time, Tokyo must ensure the plans do not endanger its own rapprochement with Beijing.

UK unveils new coin to mark Brexit

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 20:09
A new 50 pence piece will enter circulation in Britain on the day it begins withdrawal from the European Union. Some have decried the coin as divisive.

Brumadinho: No lessons learned from Brazil's catastrophic dam collapse

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 19:27
When a dam containing iron ore tailings burst in the Brazilian city of Brumadinho in January 2019, at least 270 people were killed. Today, the same problems that led to the tragedy persist at hundreds of other sites.

Netherlands apologizes for WWII persecution of Jews for first time

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 17:57
The premier has become the first official to issue an apology on behalf of the government for failing to protect Jews during World War II. He said too many Dutch civil servants "carried out the orders of the occupiers."

Peru votes for Congress amid battle over anti-corruption reform

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 17:27
President Vizcarra is hoping to reduce the influence of Popular Force, the party led by disgraced lawmaker Keiko Fujimori. Popular Force has been blocking attempts at new anti-corruption laws as Fujimori awaits trial.

German police close Bonn station over apparent bomb threat

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 17:14
Authorities have combed through the main station of the former capital, according to local media. Railway traffic was diverted to a nearby station across the Rhine River.

The Alevis' fight for recognition in Turkey

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 17:03
For decades now, Alevi Muslims in Turkey have fought for official recognition as a religious community. The state has persistently ignored court judgments in their favor, meaning they are also denied financial support.

Trump says 'get rid' of Ukraine ambassador in recording

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 15:55
Donald Trump was caught on tape ordering his staff to fire Marie Yovanovtich, then US Ambassador to Ukraine. She is a key figure that led to the US president's impeachment.

Opinion: Do Jews have a future in Europe?

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 15:30
Seventy-five years after Auschwitz was liberated, Jews in Europe are facing new challenges. The continent must become safe again, says guest author Pinchas Goldschmidt, president of the Conference of European Rabbis.

Brazil's Bolsonaro honored during India's Republic Day

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 14:36
On the 70th anniversary of India's constitution taking effect, the far-right Brazilian president was given an honorary title in New Delhi. Protests against a new citizenship law continued amid Republic Day celebrations.

Turkey earthquake: Scores rescued from collapsed buildings, many still trapped

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 14:11
More than 40 people have been pulled to safety after spending hours trapped under collapsed buildings following Friday's earthquake. Hopes are fading for dozens of others still imprisoned under concrete ruins.

Only 189 migrants returned to Turkey despite EU refugee pact — report

Sun, 01/26/2020 - 12:24
The EU and Turkey reached a so-called refugee deal in 2016 to prevent illegal migration. But new figures show that a tiny fraction of migrants are being returned to Turkey, while the EU is resettling significantly more.

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