• Barbados Says It Will Remove Queen Elizabeth As Head Of State

    Barbados Says It Will Remove Queen Elizabeth As Head Of State0

    LONDON (Reuters) – Barbados wants to remove Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the Caribbean island nation’s government has said, reviving a plan mooted several times in the past. A former British colony that gained independence in 1966, Barbados has maintained a formal link with the British monarchy as

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  • India Hits New Milestone, Surpasses 5 Million Coronavirus Cases

    India Hits New Milestone, Surpasses 5 Million Coronavirus Cases0

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 hours, raising the nation’s confirmed total to 5,020,359, about 0.35% of its

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  • Putin Critic Navalny Shares Hospital Photo Of Himself, Plans Return To Russia

    Putin Critic Navalny Shares Hospital Photo Of Himself, Plans Return To Russia0

    BERLIN (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Tuesday posted a picture of himself from his hospital bed in Germany where he’s recuperating from being poisoned with a nerve agent, wryly joking about being able to breathe on his own. “Hi, this is Navalny,” he wrote in the Russian-language post on Instagram in the

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  • Iran Executes 27-Year-Old Wrestler After Trump Asked For Leniency

    Iran Executes 27-Year-Old Wrestler After Trump Asked For Leniency0

    TEHRAN (AP) — Iranian state TV on Saturday reported that the country’s authorities executed a wrestler for allegedly murdering a man, after President Donald Trump asked for the 27-year-old condemned man’s life to be spared. State TV quoted the chief justice of Fars province, Kazem Mousavi, as saying: “The retaliation sentence against Navid Afkari, the

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  • Bahrain To Normalize Its Relationship With Israel, Trump Says

    Bahrain To Normalize Its Relationship With Israel, Trump Says0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bahrain has become the latest Arab nation to agree to normalize ties with Israel as part of a broader diplomatic push by President Donald Trump and his administration to fully integrate the Jewish state into the Middle East. Trump announced the agreement on Friday, following a three-way phone call he had with

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  • Police Pull Coronavirus-Infected Surfer From Ocean For Breaking Isolation Rules

    Police Pull Coronavirus-Infected Surfer From Ocean For Breaking Isolation Rules0

    Police in northern Spain pulled a surfer infected with coronavirus from the sea for breaking self-isolation rules and charged her with public health violations. Officers descended on a beach in San Sebastian on Monday after they were tipped off about the woman’s flouting of the public health law by her own colleagues, reported the Euro

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