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Italy announces virus quarantine affecting 16 million people

 Italy’s prime minister announced a sweeping coronavirus quarantine early Sunday, restricting the movements of about a quarter of the country’s population in a bid...

Ukrainian lawmakers vote no confidence in prosecutor general

Ukrainian lawmakers voted no confidence in the country’s top prosecutor Thursday after the prime minister, foreign minister and defense minister all were replaced in...

High-speed train derails in eastern France; 21 injured

One of France’s vaunted high-speed trains derailed Thursday morning on a trip to Paris, injuring 21 people including the driver, officials said. The driver, who...

Bosnia confirms its first case of coronavirus

Bosnia has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus, television in the country’s Serb-dominated region reported on Thursday, quoting the health ministry. The case...

UK airline Flybe collapses as virus hits flights worldwide

One of Britain's biggest airlines, Flybe, collapsed Thursday with all its flights grounded, the company said, as the coronavirus epidemic takes a heavy toll...

Greek forces use tear gas to stop illegal migrants crossing Turkey border

Greek riot police and troops used water cannon and tear gas on Wednesday against hundreds of migrants as they made another attempt to cross...

Merkel’s party in crucible as Thuringia votes again

Lawmakers in eastern German state Thuringia will try again to elect a new state premier Wednesday, re-running a vote that sank Chancellor Angela Merkel's...

Architecture’s top prize awarded to two Irish women

Dublin-based Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were awarded the Pritzker prize on Tuesday -- the first time a female duo has scooped architecture's most...

Bank of England’s Governor, Mark Carney, speaks in UK parliament

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and other members of the central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee spoke to lawmakers in Britain’s parliament on Tuesday....

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