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    Greek socialist ex-minister Valyrakis, 77, found dead at sea

    Sifis Valyrakis, a former minister and resistance fighter against Greece’s 1967-74 military dictatorship who twice made daring escapes, was found dead at sea Sunday night, the coast guard has announced By DEMETRIS NELLAS Associated Press January 24, 2021, 8:24 PM • 3 min read ATHENS, Greece — Sifis Valyrakis, a former minister and resistance fighter […] More

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    Dutch arrest alleged Canadian drug baron on Interpol warrant

    Australian police say a suspected Canadian drug baron has been arrested in the Netherlands on an Interpol warrant ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 11:37 AM • 1 min read PARIS — A suspected Canadian drug baron has been arrested in the Netherlands on an Interpol warrant, according to Dutch and Australian police. The 57-year-old […] More

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    Pirates kill 1, kidnap 15 crew of Turkish ship off W. Africa

    Turkish media say 15 sailors have been kidnapped and one killed by pirates that attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast By ANDREW WILKS Associated Press January 24, 2021, 5:33 AM • 2 min read ANKARA, Turkey — Pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors […] More

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    Pope again cancels appearances due to nerve pain

    Pope Francis is once again canceling public appearances due to nerve pain ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 6:35 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is once again canceling public appearances due to nerve pain. Francis will not participate in three events over the […] More

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    Ambulances queue at hospitals as virus surge slams Portugal

    Ambulances waiting to deliver COVID-19 patients are queueing outside hospital emergency departments as Portugal’s COVID-19 surge continues unabated By HELENA ALVES and BARRY HATTON Associated Press January 22, 2021, 8:15 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LISBON, Portugal — Ambulances waiting to deliver COVID-19 patients queued outside hospital emergency […] More

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    Mexico’s leader takes new shot at Twitter in continuing spat

    Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is continuing his spat with Twitter, accusing one of the companies’ representatives in Mexico of having previously worked for politicians of the conservative opposition National Action Party ByThe Associated Press January 20, 2021, 11:43 PM • 3 min read MEXICO CITY — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador continued his […] More

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    Migrants scale border fences to enter Spanish enclave

    More than 80 migrants have managed to scale the double frontier fence to enter Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco ByThe Associated Press January 19, 2021, 12:58 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MADRID — More than 80 migrants have managed to scale the double frontier fence […] More

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    Kremlin critic Navalny detained after landing in Moscow

    MOSCOW — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin. Navalny’s detention at passport control in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport was widely expected because Russia’s prisons […] More

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    Russian cargo ship sinks in the Black Sea, rescue underway

    A Russian-flagged dry goods ship sank off the Black Sea coast in Turkey on Sunday and emergency workers were rescuing the crew ByThe Associated Press January 17, 2021, 11:46 AM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ISTANBUL — A Russian-flagged cargo ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Sunday […] More

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    Pope Francis ‘astonished’ by mob attack on US Capitol

    Pope Francis has told a private Italian broadcaster that he was “astonished” by the mob attack at the U.S. Capitol ByThe Associated Press January 9, 2021, 7:18 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has told an Italian broadcaster that he was “astonished” by the […] More

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    Hope fades in Norway landslide that left 7 dead; 3 missing

    Norwegian officials are insisting that there’s “still hope” of finding survivors in air pockets five days after a landslide killed at least seven people as it carried away homes in a village near the capital By JAN M. OLSEN Associated Press January 4, 2021, 11:40 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail […] More

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