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A migrant is helped into a tent in the port of Arguineguin, Gran Canaria island, Spain, Saturday Jan. 16, 2021. A Spanish rescue ship rescued a boat 160 kilometres south of Gran Canaria with men, women and children on board in very poor condition. (AP Photo/Javier Bauluz)
Boy reported dead at sea in attempt to reach Canary IslandsSpanish rescuers have safely brought more than 30 migrants safely to the Canary Islands, but not in time to save one child who reportedly died at sea
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In this image provided by Kensington Palace shows a video call on Jan. 13, 2021 with Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, bottom of screen, and, top row from left, Carly Kennard and Jules Lockett, both of London Ambulance Service, Conal Devitt of Formby Primary Care Network and Manal Sadik, Associate Director for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Widening Participation at Guys and St. Thomas Hospital. Center row from left, Phil Spencer from Cleveland Police, Tony Collins, Just 'B' volunteer helpline call handler and CEO of North Yorkshire Hospice Care, and Caroline Francis, Just 'B' helpline support worker and nurse at North Yorkshire Hospice Care. The royal pair spoke with frontline workers and counsellors about the mental health impact of the COVID-19 crisis for those working on the frontline, and why it is vital that they are able to reach out for support at such a critical time. (Kensington Palace via AP)
Prince William worried about strain on UK emergency workersPrince William says he is concerned about the mental health of U.K. ambulance drivers, police officers and other first responders who are being exposed to extraordinary levels of trauma and death as coronavirus cases soar
The Associated Press5 hours ago
European powers press Iran to back off latest nuclear moveGermany, France and Britain are pressing Iran to back off the latest planned violation of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers
The Associated Press8 hours ago
5 dead of suspected gas leak in Italian nursing homeItalian media are reporting that five elderly residents of a nursing home near Rome have died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning while another five residents and two workers have been hospitalized in serious condition
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Stuck in Bosnia, migrants sleeping rough face up to winterTemperatures have dropped way below zero in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees, including entire families, are sleeping rough while trying to reach Western Europe
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has chosen Armin Laschet as its new leaderGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has chosen Armin Laschet as its new leader
The Associated Press10 hours ago
The new party leader Armin Laschet reacts at the end of the digital federal party conference of the CDU in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has elected a new leader on Saturday, eight months before voters decide who will succeed Merkel in a national election. (Odd Andersen/Pool via AP)
Germany: Merkel's party elects pragmatic Laschet as leaderChancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party has elected the pragmatic governor of Germany’s most populous state, as its new leader
The Associated Press13 hours ago
WHO cites human behavior more than variants as virus spreadsThe World Health Organization’s emergencies chief says “it's too easy” to blame variants of the coronavirus that have emerged in places like Britain, South Africa and Brazil
The Associated Press1 day ago
Merkel's party opens convention to choose new leaderGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is choosing a new leader this weekend
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Polish small businesses consider lockdown dodges to surviveFearing the loss of their livelihoods under the continuing lockdown some small business owners in Poland are planning to challenge the anti-COVID-19 restrictions and reopen their restaurants and tourist facilities, despite government warnings
The Associated Press1 day ago
Catalonia pushes elections back to May 30 due to virus surgeThe Spanish region of Catalonia is postponing regional elections planned for Feb. 14 until May 30 because of a strong surge in COVID-19 cases
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media after Friday prayers, in Istanbul, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Turkey’s president has criticized the United States for kicking his country out of the F-35 fighter jet program after Ankara purchased a Russian missile defense system. Speaking after Friday prayers in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey paid “very serious money” for the F-35 stealth jets and that America had committed “a very serious mistake” with its NATO ally. (Turkish Presidency via AP, Pool)
Turkish leader eyes favorably Greek PM meet amid tensionsTurkey’s president is indicating that he would be open to easing months of tensions with neighboring Greece over energy resources in the east Mediterranean by floating the possibility of a face-to-face meeting with the Greek prime minister
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EU looks at vaccine certificates to help summer tourismThe European Union is looking at a common vaccine certificate to help get travelers to their vacation destinations and prevent tourism from suffering another disastrous year due to the coronavirus pandemic
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$500K in Bitcoin sent from France to US far-right groupsResearchers say a French computer programmer sent more than $500,000 in Bitcoin to far-right activists in December, including some involved in last week's riot in Washington
The Associated Press1 day ago
A person shows an ampoule Moderna vaccine against the COVID-19 disease, at the Diakonie Hospital "DIAKO" vaccination ward in Bremen, Germany, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Besides the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, Moderna is the second corona vaccine approved in the European Union. (Mohssen Assanimoghaddam/dpa via AP)
EU regulator: Hackers 'manipulated' stolen vaccine documentsThe European Union’s drug regulator says that COVID-19 vaccine documents stolen from its servers by hackers have been not only leaked to the web, but “manipulated.”
The Associated Press1 day ago
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