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Duchess of Cambridge takes images for Holocaust Memorial DayThe Duchess of Cambridge is participating in Holocaust Memorial Day observances with photographs she took of survivors for an exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekley session of Prime Ministers Questions in Parliament in London, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK introduces new fast-track visa to attract scientistsBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson has introduced a new fast-track visa to attract more of the world’s best scientists to the U.K. in hopes of creating a global science “superpower
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, shake hands during their meeting in Jerusalem, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty,pool)
Zelenskiy marks Auschwitz anniversary honoring survivorsUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has paid tribute to Holocaust survivors, telling them on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the death camp's liberation that they are an example to humanity
The Associated Press11 hours ago
France reports 27% increase in anti-Semitic actsFrance's interior minister says that anti-Semitic acts rose by 27% between 2018 and 2019, in an “intolerable” syndrome of hate that also affects Muslims and Christians
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A boy, wearing a Jewish skullcap, or kippa, walks away after putting a stone on the "Auschwitz Never Again" monument, after the National Holocaust Commoration in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. The commemoration marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Dutch premier issues historic apology at Holocaust memorialThe Dutch prime minister has apologized for the failure of officials in the Nazi-occupied country during World War II to do more to prevent the deportation and murder of just over 100,000 Jews
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Israeli Naama Issachar gestures during an appeal hearings in a courtroom in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. An Israeli backpacker serving prison time in Russia on a drug conviction is appealing her case and says she was wasn't provided a translator or lawyer after being detained at a Moscow airport. She was arrested in April in Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, where she was transferring flights en route from India to Israel. More than nine grams of hashish were found in her luggage. She was later sentenced to 7 1/2 years. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr.)
Israeli backpacker jailed in Russia files for pardonAn Israeli woman jailed in Russia on drug charges has submitted a petition to be pardoned by President Vladimir Putin
The Associated Press14 hours ago
An ambulance drive in to the Bichat hospital in Paris, Saturday Jan. 25, 2020. France has announced three confirmed cases of the deadly new virus from China, the first cases in Europe and the first outside Asia and the United States. One of people who caught the virus is hospitalized in the southwestern city of Bordeaux. The others are in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
France to repatriate citizens from Wuhan as virus spreadsFrance will repatriate up to hundreds of its citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan as the new deadly virus spreads in the area
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Pope Francis looks at balloons released by a child during the Angelus noon prayer at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope on Holocaust atrocities: Let's all say never againPope Francis is inviting prayers and reflection about the “atrocity” of the Holocaust, urging people to vow in their heart “never again
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, March 17, 2013 filer, Pope Francis is flanked by Gonzalo Aemilius as he greets faithful at the Vatican. Pope Francis has chosen a Uruguayan priest who has worked with street children to be one of his two personal secretaries.  The Vatican said on Sunday that Francis has known the Rev. Gonzalo Aemilius since 2006 when the pontiff was then archbishop of Buenos Aires. (AP Photo/Antonello Nusca, File)
Pope's new aide is priest who worked with street kids Pope Francis has chosen a Uruguayan priest who has worked with street children to be one of his two personal secretaries
The Associated Press16 hours ago
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrives for a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the Europa building in Brussels, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. EU foreign ministers meet in Brussels on Monday to discuss the situation in Libya and Venezuela, the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in Sahel, and climate diplomacy. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Germany urged to fight anti-Semitism to avoid Jewish exodusGermany's foreign minister is calling for strengthened efforts against anti-Semitism to ward off the possibility of many Jews deciding to leave the country
The Associated Press17 hours ago
The European Union flag, right, and Britain's Union flag hang above the European Parliament Liaison Office in London, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Britain will leave the European Union on Jan. 31.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Ringing in Brexit? Plans to celebrate UK exit divide countryWith Britain due to leave the European Union next week, the country is divided over how to mark a historic moment that some are relishing but others are dreading
The Associated Press17 hours ago
CORRECTS HER NAME AND FILM - Belen Cuesta poses with her trophy after wining the best leading actress award for "La trinchera infinita" during the Goya Film Awards Ceremony in Malaga, southern Spain, early Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. The annual Goya Awards are Spain’s main national film awards. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Almodóvar, Banderas triumph with “Pain and Glory” at GoyasPedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” has swept the top prizes at the Spanish Film Academy's Goya Awards
The Associated Press18 hours ago
In this photo taken on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, People throw turnips at the Jarramplas as he makes his way through the streets beating his drum during the Jarramplas festival in the tiny southwestern Spanish town of Piornal, Spain. The Jarramplas festival features a man in multicolored garb and pointy wooden headgear to shield himself from turnips. A crowd of men in the street pelt the man with the vegetables from close range at the fiesta held annually at Piornal, 200 kilometers west of Madrid, over two days. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
AP PHOTOS: Spanish towns embrace peculiar old festivalsSpain has a rich tradition of colorful, and sometimes bizarre, festivals
The Associated Press20 hours ago
In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, Nazi camps survivor Marija Frlan, who will turn 100 on the Holocaust Remembrance day, talks to the Associated Press during an interview at her home in Rakek, Slovenia. Frlan, who was held at the Ravensbruck camp in northern Germany for over a year in 1944-45, will join other survivors and officials in Poland on Monday for the ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz camp. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Survivor in Slovenia turns 100 on Holocaust Remembrance DayFor  Marija Frlan, it's as symbolic as it can get
The Associated Press20 hours ago
German military resumes training troops in northern IraqThe German military has resumed training Iraqi troops in the country's Kurdish north, about three weeks after it was suspended following the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general in Baghdad
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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