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Tunisian parliament rejects bid for French colonial apology

Tunisia’s parliament rejected a motion calling on France to apologize for crimes permitted during the colonial era and pay reparations

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

German government to agree national hydrogen strategy

The German government is poised to agree Wednesday on a long-term strategy for increasing production and use of hydrogen as part of a plan to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Virus slows Dubai airport, world's busiest for global travel

The lack of flights due to the coronavirus pandemic is perhaps nowhere felt more clearly than at Dubai International Airport, for years the world’s busiest for international travel

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Sweden halts probe into 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme

Sweden has dropped its investigation into the 1986 unsolved murder of former Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, who was shot dead in downtown Stockholm

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

South Korea to charge defector groups over North leaflets

South Korea’s government says it will press charges against two activist groups that have been floating anti-Pyongyang leaflets and bottles filled with rice to North Korea for allegedly breaking the law by sending unauthorized materials to the rival nation

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Asian shares mostly higher ahead of Fed policy meeting

Shares are mostly higher in Asia as investors await the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Pope sends strong message to US Catholics after Floyd death

George Floyd’s killing at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis and the global protests that followed might normally have drawn a muted diplomatic response from the Vatican

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

NCAA finalizing plan for extended college football preseason

After the pandemic wiped out spring practice for most major college football teams, an NCAA plan to extend preseason preparation by two weeks could help coaches and players make up for the lost time

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Unemployed Filipina feeds other jobless migrants in Dubai

It’s sweltering hot and late afternoon in Dubai when Feby Dela Peña arrives with 200 free meals of rice, fried fish and boiled eggs

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Kerr, Nurse among NBA coaches wondering about Olympic plans

Steve Kerr was supposed to be in Tokyo for the Olympics this summer

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

COVID-19 just the latest epidemic in areas struck by disease

Before the coronavirus pandemic, Tariq Nawaz's monthly paycheck of $95 barely paid the bills, especially the medical costs for a baby daughter who has polio

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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