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Tirana protests UK official's 'verbal lynching' of Albanians

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania on Monday handed a verbal note to the British ambassador to Tirana to protest what it called a “verbal lynching” by a U.K. official in comments about Albanian immigrants in the country.
House GOP demands visitor logs in Biden classified docs case

House GOP demands visitor logs in Biden classified docs case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly empowered House Republicans on Sunday demanded the White House turn over all information related to its searches that have uncovered classified documents at President Joe Biden's home and former office in the wake of more reco
Last activists leave hamlet at heart of German coal protest

Last activists leave hamlet at heart of German coal protest

BERLIN (AP) — The last two climate activists holed up beneath a German village due to be destroyed for the expansion of a nearby coal mine left the site on Monday.
UK plan to send migrants to Rwanda faces new court challenge

UK plan to send migrants to Rwanda faces new court challenge

LONDON (AP) — British judges gave the go-ahead on Monday for the Court of Appeal to consider challenges to the U.K. government’s plan to send some asylum-seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda.
Thousands turn out to bid farewell to Greece’s former king

Thousands turn out to bid farewell to Greece’s former king

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — As a crowd of thousands chanted “Long live the king” and “Constantine, Constantine,” the casket carrying the former and last monarch of Greece emerged from Athens' metropolitan cathedral Monday after a funeral service attended b
UK govt may veto Scotland's gender self-recognition law

UK govt may veto Scotland's gender self-recognition law

LONDON (AP) — The British government is considering blocking a new law that makes it easier for people in Scotland to legally change their gender — a move that would spark conflict with transgender rights advocates and the nationalist Scottish admini
Poland's PM calls on Germany to send more weapons to Ukraine

Poland's PM calls on Germany to send more weapons to Ukraine

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister said Monday that he wants the German government to supply a wide range of weapons to Kyiv and voiced hope that Germany would soon approve a transfer of battle tanks to strengthen Ukraine's defense against

Russia, Belarus launch joint air force drills

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Belarus on Monday launched joint air force drills, an exercise that underlines close defense ties between the two allies amid the fighting in neighboring Ukraine.
South African leader skips Davos amid electricity crisis

South African leader skips Davos amid electricity crisis

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has canceled his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos in order to deal with his country's worsening power blackouts. Ramaphosa's office made the announcement in a statement late Sunday.

19 dead, dozens injured in Senegal road crash

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A bus swerved to avoid hitting a donkey and collided with a truck, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens of others in Senegal on Monday, authorities said.
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