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21 Green Extremists Arrested in London

21 Green Extremists Arrested in London

London Police say they've arrested 21 climate change activists over the past few days as the Extinction Rebellion group attempts to draw attention to global warming.

Tensions as Iran Detains Two British-Australian Tourists

Tensions as Iran Detains Two British-Australian Tourists

Two women who are dual British-Australian citizens and an Australian man have been detained in Iran, one of them sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's government and media said Wednesday.

Poles Who Saved Jews During Holocaust Honoured in Warsaw

Poles Who Saved Jews During Holocaust Honoured in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A U.S.-based Jewish foundation has held an event in Warsaw to honour Polish gentiles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust, with U.S. and Israeli diplomats also paying their respects to the elderly Poles who put their lives in danger decades ago to save others.

London's Khan 'Outraged' by Johnson Suspending Parliament

London's Khan 'Outraged' by Johnson Suspending Parliament

LONDON (AP) —London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he’s outraged that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has shut down Parliament for several weeks and he hopes all parties will come together to stop a no-deal departure from the European Union.

Greece: New Right-wing Govt to Strengthen Borders, Deport Fake Refugees Faster

Greece: New Right-wing Govt to Strengthen Borders, Deport Fake Refugees Faster

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's prime minister and his national security advisers decided Saturday to transfer refugees from overcrowded migrant camps on its eastern islands to the mainland and accelerate the deportation of rejected applicants for asylum without giving them the right to appeal.

Tear Gas and Petrol Bombs as Hong Kongers Defy Regime Protest Ban

Tear Gas and Petrol Bombs as Hong Kongers Defy Regime Protest Ban

(AFP) -- Police fired water cannon and tear gas to clear Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters from outside the city's parliament on Saturday, as demonstrators defied a ban on rallying and the arrests of leading activists to take to the streets for a 13th straight weekend.

Corbyn: Labour Will Move Quickly to Block Brexit

Corbyn: Labour Will Move Quickly to Block Brexit

Britain's Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, says the House of Commons will move quickly to try to block a no-deal Brexit despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament.

Polish Government to See No Budget Deficit For First Time

Polish Government to See No Budget Deficit For First Time

Poland's next annual state budget will for the first time in 30 years not run a deficit, mainly thanks to efficient tax collection and changes to the pension system, the prime minister said Tuesday.

'We Operate on Our Own Terms' – Macron Invites Iran to G7 by Surprise

'We Operate on Our Own Terms' – Macron Invites Iran to G7 by Surprise

BIARRITZ, France (AP) - A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit Sunday to the G7 summit and headed straight to the buildings where leaders of the world's major democracies have been debating how to handle the country's nuclear ambitions.

G7: Trump Smacks Down Macron's Claim to Leading Role in Iran Talks

G7: Trump Smacks Down Macron's Claim to Leading Role in Iran Talks

BIARRITZ, France (AP) - The first fissures emerged among G7 leaders on Sunday over how to deal with Iran, as U.S. President Donald Trump denied he had signed on to an agreement on giving France a leading role as a go-between with the world's major democracies.

Trump Warns France, China on Trade War as G7 Summit Gets Underway

Trump Warns France, China on Trade War as G7 Summit Gets Underway

(AFP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump and EU leaders exchanged trade war threats Saturday as they arrived in France for a G7 summit of wealthy democracies overshadowed by trans-Atlantic tensions before it had even begun.

Hong Kong: Regime Enforcers Attack Protesters with Batons, Tear Gas

Hong Kong: Regime Enforcers Attack Protesters with Batons, Tear Gas

(AFP) -- Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles, as a stand-off in a working-class district on Saturday descended into violence, breaking an uneasy peace that had lasted several days.

Boris Johnson Heads to Paris For Second Day of Fresh Brexit Talks

Boris Johnson Heads to Paris For Second Day of Fresh Brexit Talks

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to find little support for his drive to reopen Brexit negotiations when he meets with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, the second stop on his first European tour as leader of the British government.

Greece: Orthodox Bishop Resigns After Conviction for 'Hate Speech'

Greece: Orthodox Bishop Resigns After Conviction for 'Hate Speech'

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The Metropolitan Amvrosios of Kalavryta, a fiery conservative Greek Orthodox bishop known for criticizing, often in intemperate terms, those who he believed acted in a "non-Christian" or "non-Greek" way, including gays, migrants, and politicians, has resigned.

Pirates Kidnap European and Asian Sailors Off Cameroon

Pirates Kidnap European and Asian Sailors Off Cameroon

(AFP) -- Asian and European seamen were kidnapped Thursday aboard a vessel in the Gulf of Guinea off the southern Cameroon port of Douala, a senior Cameroonian navy source said.

554-year-old Boys' Cathedral Choir Sued for 'Gender Bias'

554-year-old Boys' Cathedral Choir Sued for 'Gender Bias'

BERLIN (AP) - A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom.

Norwegian Police Say Mosque Shooting Is a Terror Attempt

Norwegian Police Say Mosque Shooting Is a Terror Attempt

MOSCOW (AP) — Police in Norway’s capital say the shooting at a mosque that wounded one person is being investigated as an attempted terrorist attack and that the alleged perpetrator is also a murder suspect in a separate case.

Poles to go to the Polls on October 13th

Poles to go to the Polls on October 13th

Poland's president has set Oct. 13 as the day for parliamentary elections, a vote which the current right-wing ruling party Law and Justice is well-positioned to win.

Claim: Trump Critic Ambassador Himself Leaked Secret Intelligence

Claim: Trump Critic Ambassador Himself Leaked Secret Intelligence

The scandal-struck former British ambassador to Washington D.C. who left office after a series of leaks imperilled his position was himself responsible for leaks of secret intelligence, according to claims made by a newspaper.

Gina Miller Vows to Block No Deal Brexit in Court

Gina Miller Vows to Block No Deal Brexit in Court

LONDON (AP) - An anti-Brexit activist who won a major legal case against the British government said Sunday she will go to court again if the next prime minister tries to force the U.K.

British Could Release Iranian Oil Tanker Seized at Gibraltar

British Could Release Iranian Oil Tanker Seized at Gibraltar

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, Britain's top diplomat said late Saturday.

Unelected Tusk Begs MEPs to Back Nominees for Other Unelected EU Presidencies

Unelected Tusk Begs MEPs to Back Nominees for Other Unelected EU Presidencies

BRUSSELS (AP) - European Council President Donald Tusk appealed Thursday to hostile MEPs to endorse a raft of nominees for some of the EU's most coveted jobs amid accusations that he and the bloc's leaders hand-picked the candidates in a series of shady backroom deals.

Italian Leftist Elected Leader of the European Parliament

Italian Leftist Elected Leader of the European Parliament

BRUSSELS (AP) — David-Maria Sassoli, an Italian member of the Socialists & Democrats bloc, has been elected as the next president of the European parliament after two rounds of voting in the Strasbourg-based legislature.

Merkel Insists 'I'm Fine' After Public Shaking Incidents

Merkel Insists 'I'm Fine' After Public Shaking Incidents

BERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters' questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but insisted: "I'm fine.

Australia Begins Importing ISIS Children from Crushed Caliphate

Australia Begins Importing ISIS Children from Crushed Caliphate

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters had been removed from Syria in Australia's first organized repatriation from the conflict zone, Australia's prime minister said on Monday.

ISIS Could Recruit More Women to Jihadi Front-Line, Says EU Security Report

ISIS Could Recruit More Women to Jihadi Front-Line, Says EU Security Report

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Islamic State’s recruitment and use of women to support its extremist cause could pave the way for more front-line roles for women in jihadi groups in the future, the European Union’s police agency said in a report published Friday.

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