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MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 05, 2020

Formula One drivers wear 'End Racism' shirts and take a knee before season opener
"End racism. One cause. One commitment," Formula One said on Twitter.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 05, 2020

Putin mocks U.S. embassy for flying rainbow flag
His comments followed a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms that included an amendment defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

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Jul 05, 2020

'That didn't last long': Arrests as revelers defy distancing rules after pubs reopen in England
Officers witnessed "happy drunks, angry drunks, fights, more angry drunks," said John Apter, chair of the Police Federation for England and Wales.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 05, 2020

WHO reports record rise in global coronavirus cases
Cases rose by 212,326 in 24 hours, the data showed, breaking the previous record of 190,566 on set on June 28.

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Jul 05, 2020

As post-lockdown economy sinks, experts warn U.K. knife crime could rise again
Knife crime in the UK closely tracks economic hardship, experts say. And they fear that a post-pandemic recession may trigger a new wave of knife crime.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 05, 2020

At least 20 dead as floods sweep away houses in south Japan
Elderly care home facilities among the buildings swallowed by floodwaters and mudslides.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 04, 2020

Cheer and caution as England reopens pubs amid coronavirus pandemic
Pubs across England reopened on Saturday for the first time in three months with new precautions in place. Health experts worry that the indoor gatherings could lead to a spike in coronavirus cases.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 04, 2020

U.S. sends carriers to South China Sea during Chinese military drills
Both countries have accused each other of stoking tensions in the strategic waterway, at a time of strained relations.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 04, 2020

North Korea dismisses chance of 'face to face' U.S. nuclear talks ahead of election
"The U.S. is mistaken if it thinks things like negotiations would still work on us," said North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 04, 2020

A very English 'independence day': Pubs reopen despite lingering virus
"There is a genuine excitement," a pub landlord said. "They want to let their hair down."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 04, 2020

Beers at 6 a.m.? English pubs reopen after lockdown despite virus warnings
"There is a genuine excitement," a pub landlord said. "They want to let their hair down."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 04, 2020

Museum or mosque? The battle over the fate of Turkey's historic Hagia Sophia
"It captures a unique history, why pull that into politics?" said Berk Esen, an assistant professor of international relations.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 04, 2020

Suicide car bomber blasts checkpoint at port in Somalia's capital
"Metal debris fell all over us inside the port and we heard gunfire," said a port worker who sought anonymity for security reasons.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 03, 2020

China arrests Hong Kong activists under strict new national security law
China passed a strict new national security law that makes any act of sedition, treason, terrorism and secession illegal. Hundreds of activists in Hong Kong have been arrested since it was implemented.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 03, 2020

Prince William visits pub ahead of cautious U.K. reopening
Pubs will be opening for customers to eat and drink on the premises for the first time in over three months, with various social distancing measures in place.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 03, 2020

Coronavirus cases exceed 11 million worldwide
The number of cases is more than double the figure for severe influenza illnesses recorded annually, according to the World Health Organization.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 03, 2020

Dramatic explosion at Turkish fireworks factory kills two
Video posted on social media showed flashes, bangs and a huge plume of smoke at the factory in northwest Turkey.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 03, 2020

Dramatic explosion at Turkish fireworks factory kills four
Video posted on social media showed flashes, bangs and a huge plume of smoke at the factory in northwest Turkey.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 03, 2020

Kim urges North Korea to keep up virus fight and avoid 'unimaginable' crisis
Leader warns that a quick relaxation of coronavirus measures could provoke an "irretrievable crisis."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 03, 2020

French government resigns as Macron acts to recast presidency
Macron's move to refashion his government comes after voters punished his party in nationwide municipal elections on June 28.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 03, 2020

Scientists are studying poop to understand how COVID-19 spreads
"One of the very few positive things that could come out of COVID-19 is that we recognize that there is data within our wastewater," said one researcher.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 03, 2020

Hong Kongers possible repression spurring exodus to Taiwan
Residents of Hong Kong, deeply concerned by Beijing's new security law, seek safety and freedom in nearby Taiwan.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

Putin just won his battle for power. These challenges will make it tough for him.
Russian leader "faces a number of challenges, some of which are pretty fundamental," said Dmitri Trenin, the director of the Carnegie Moscow Center.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

Russian voters back referendum banning same-sex marriage
The referendum, which included over 200 constitutional amendments, also paves the way for Russian President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

Putin thanks Russia for ‘support and trust' on constitutional changes
In a referendum that could allow him to stay in power until 2036, President Putin said "the overwhelming majority of the Russian people" had backed him to continue his work.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's confidant, arrested in sex abuse probe
The daughter of the late British publishing magnate Robert Maxwell has been accused of playing a role in the trafficking operation.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

Iran agrees to compensate families of victims on downed plane, says Swedish official
A Ukrainian Boeing 737 was struck by two missiles after take-off from Tehran. Iran initially denied shooting down the plane.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

Putin's power play paves the way for 16 more years — but not without challenges
Russian leader "faces a number of challenges, some of which are pretty fundamental," said Dmitri Trenin, the director of the Carnegie Moscow Center.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

British judge denies Venezuela's Maduro gold in London bank
A British judge said it was unlawful to give it to the socialist leader since Britain recognizes opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the country's legitimate leader.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

Meghan Markle felt 'unprotected' by royal family during pregnancy, court documents say
British media scrutiny "caused tremendous emotional distress and damage" to Duchess of Sussex's mental health, legal papers say.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

The E.U. never even considered letting in U.S. travelers. That's how bad America's outbreak is.
"The U.S. was never going to make it," one E.U. diplomat said. "Just look at their coronavirus situation."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

Dozens killed by landslide at Myanmar jade mine
The site in Hpakant is in Kachin state, the center of the world's biggest and most lucrative jade mining industry.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

Kremlin hails 'triumph' as Russians clear way for Putin to rule until 2036
A referendum's result gives Putin the opportunity to be Russia's longest-serving ruler since Peter the Great.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

Russians back reforms to clear way for Putin to keep power until 2036
A referendum's result gives Putin the opportunity to be Russia's longest-serving ruler since Peter the Great.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 02, 2020

24 shot to death in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico
No motive was given in the attack, but Gov. Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo said drug gangs appeared to have been involved.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 01, 2020

Putin headed for victory in reform vote that could keep him in power until 2036
A referendum's result gives Putin the opportunity to be Russia's longest-serving ruler since Peter the Great.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 01, 2020

Dozens killed in Ethiopia protests over singer's death
Protesters and members of the security forces among the dead, said Oromiya's regional spokesman, Getachew Balcha.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 01, 2020

Wearing a mask has become politicized. Science says it shouldn't be.
Calls increase for a national mandate requiring masks in public.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 01, 2020

It's already been a rough year for automakers — and that was before USMCA
While the NAFTA replacement deal won't change anything overnight — it may change the price of American cars over time.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 01, 2020

Cuba devised a way to have tourists separate from the population. Here's how.
Cuba plans to restart its tourism industry by sending visitors to five narrow islands that will offer all-inclusive vacations.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 01, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine shows potential in early human trials
Two doses on 24 healthy volunteers showed higher levels of COVID-19 antibodies than typically seen in infected people.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 01, 2020

'Welcome to Chechnya' documents horrifying persecution of LGBTQ Chechens
David France's HBO film shines light on the brutal campaign by officials in the semi-autonomous Russian region to imprison, torture and sometimes kill gay men.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 01, 2020

Russian referendum could extend Putin's rule to 2036
Analysis: Putin is looking to secure his future as president for another 16 years with a national vote.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 01, 2020

Italian police seize 14 tons of amphetamines with possible ISIS link
The amphetamine called captagon is known as the "Jihad drug" because it is used by ISIS fighters to inhibit fear and pain, Italian police said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 01, 2020

Hong Kong police make first arrests under new security law
"The law is a birthday gift to (Hong Kong) and will show its precious value in the future," Chinese official Zhang Xiaoming said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 01, 2020

South Korea calls for U.S.-North Korea summit
"I believe there's a need for North Korea and the United States to try dialogue one more time," South Korea's Moon said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

EU bars travelers from U.S. due to coronavirus levels
The EU released a list of 14 countries from outside of the EU bloc that have been cleared for travel based on coronavirus levels. The U.S., which is not included on the list, has seen record levels of new cases and ongoing resistance to mask policies.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

U.S. becoming further isolated by COVID-19 crisis
America's coronavirus death toll has climbed to nearly 127,000, and the European Union lifted travel restrictions for 15 countries but not the U.S.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

Statue of imperialist king taken down in Belgium
"This symbolizes racism in our public places," said local poet Linda Nurenda. King Leopold II has been accused of responsibility for slavery and plunder in colonial-era Congo.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

Pompeo asks UN to extend an international arms embargo on Iran
Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif responded that the UN Security Council "must not allow a single state to abuse the process."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

Bounties or not, Russia has worked to expand its clout in Afghanistan as the U.S. eyes an exit
Russia has long played a double game in Afghanistan, voicing support for a U.S. push for peace talks while providing aid to the Taliban, ex-officials say.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

Israeli AG rejects Netanyahu request for financial legal aid
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked for approval of a $2.9 million donation from a U.S. businessman to fight corruption charges against him.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

Lebanese media banned from talking to U.S. ambassador after Hezbollah criticism
A judge passed an order to stop media outlets from speaking to Dorothy Shea or reporting her comments for a year or face a $200,000 fine.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

Americans not welcome: E.U. bars U.S. travelers over coronavirus
The move is a sign of how the U.S. is seen by Europe and elsewhere as a global coronavirus hotbed.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

Six months into the pandemic, health experts confront a new fear: Two virus outbreaks
COVID-19 plus the flu could quickly overwhelm health care systems.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

China enacts sweeping national security law seen as major blow to Hong Kong autonomy
"It's really the biggest crisis Hong Kong has faced in its modern history," said China-watcher Benedict Rogers.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

Six months into COVID-19, doctors fear what comes next
COVID-19 plus the flu could quickly overwhelm health care systems.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

'Death of Hong Kong': China passes sweeping national security law
"It's really the biggest crisis Hong Kong has faced in its modern history," said China-watcher Benedict Rogers.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

'Death of Hong Kong': China reportedly passes sweeping national security law
"It's really the biggest crisis Hong Kong has faced in its modern history," said China-watcher Benedict Rogers.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 30, 2020

China reportedly passes sweeping Hong Kong national security law
Measures will allow Beijing to set up special police and prosecution units to punish crimes considered threatening to China.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 29, 2020

Russia intelligence 'may have been' in Trump brief but wasn't deemed 'actionable,' top Republican says
Rep. Michael McCaul, the top Republican on the Foreign Affairs Committee, said he's concerned that reports Russia paid bounties for the killing of Americans may be true.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 29, 2020

Putin's spokesman denies reports Russia offered to pay Taliban to kill U.S. troops
Officials familiar with the intelligence tell NBC News that the U.S. gathered information showing that Russian operatives offered bounties to the Taliban. In an exclusive interview with NBC News' Keir Simmons, spokesman Dmitry Peskov pushed back against the report.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 29, 2020

Russia intel mystery: How strong is the case that Russia bribed the Taliban to kill Americans?
Members of Congress of both parties have asked the Trump administration for an explanation and questioned why the president wouldn't have been in the loop.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 29, 2020

Israel orders evangelical Christian media network God TV to take channel off air
"The channel does not appeal to the Christian population in Israel, but rather to the Jews," Israel's broadcasting regulator said in a statement.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 29, 2020

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, requests Interpol's help
Tehran's prosecutor general said arrest warrants were ordered for 36 people who were involved cooperated with in the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 29, 2020

Drug company to charge thousands for coronavirus treatment
Price would be $3,120 for patients with private insurance. Out-of-pocket costs depend on insurance, income and other factors.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 29, 2020

Trump says no 'credible' intel Russia offered Taliban bounty payments to kill Americans
The president earlier tweeted that "nobody briefed or told me," Vice President Mike Pence or White House chief of staff Mark Meadows about the intelligence.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 29, 2020

Gunmen attack stock exchange in Karachi
Heavily armed special forces have surrounded the building located in the heart of the city's financial district.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 28, 2020

How China combats coronavirus clusters: mass testing and tracking
Chinese officials declared a coronavirus outbreak linked to a huge wholesale market contained after just two weeks. Their strategy: ramping up testing and aggressive contact tracing, including tracking payments, location, phone calls and more.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 28, 2020

Trump says ‘nobody briefed' him on alleged Russian plot offering bounties on U.S. soldiers
Lawmakers are demanding answers over what the president and U.S. intelligence knew about an alleged Russian plot offering bounties on the lives of American soldiers in Afghanistan. President Trump also came under fire on Sunday for sharing a video on Twitter of supporters that included shouts of "white power."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 28, 2020

Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 500,000
The U.S. continues to lead the world in the number of confirmed cases.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 28, 2020

U.S. has intelligence that Russians offered Taliban bounty to kill Americans
A senior defense official downplayed the intelligence reporting, telling NBC News there was no evidence that any bounty was actually paid.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 28, 2020

Global COVID-19 cases top 10 million
The U.S. continues to lead the world in the number of confirmed cases.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 28, 2020

Hong Kongers march in silent protest against national security laws
The proposed national security laws were discussed by the National People's Congress Standing Committee on Sunday in Beijing at a three-day meeting.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 27, 2020

Russia offered bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan: reports
President Trump is facing pressure over his relationship with Vladimir Putin amid reports that a Russian military intelligence unit offered bounties on the lives of American soldiers in Afghanistan to Taliban-linked militants.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 27, 2020

Germany cautions virus risk still high as economies restart
"It's easy to forget because Germany has gotten through the crisis well so far, but that doesn't mean we are protected," Merkel said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 27, 2020

Mass graves and mercenaries: Libya plagued by war decade after U.S.-backed forces toppled Gadhafi
"This conflict is less and less about Libyans," said Mohamed Eljarh, Libyan affairs specialist.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 27, 2020

Seeds of happiness: South Korea fights coronavirus depression with 'pet plants'
Sanhosu, or Coralwood in English, has been chosen for the job, in part because it's indigenous and also because it is associated with bravery.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

5-year-old double amputee raises over $1 million for London hospital
Tony Hudgell, a 5-year-old double amputee, raised over a million dollars for the hospital that saved his life by walking more than 10 kilometers. His ongoing effort was inspired by World War II veteran Captain Tom Moore, who raised millions for health care workers.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Russian hackers targeting Americans working from home during pandemic
U.S. officials say Russian hackers are capitalizing on people working from home, where cyber security is less tight, with ransomware attacks demanding millions.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

E.U. closer to barring travelers from U.S., where coronavirus is surging
Europeans said the list was based on dispassionate epidemiological science.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Mexico City police chief shot in assassination attempt, blames drug cartel
Omar Garcia Harfuch blamed the "cowardly attack" on the CJNG, a gang notorious as one of the most violent in the country.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Boris Johnson's handling of the coronavirus crisis to be made into TV drama
The untitled series will "tell the true story of the biggest national and personal crisis to face a government leader since World War II."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Suspect shot dead as police respond to knife attack in Glasgow
One officer was seriously wounded as police took on the assailant during an incident that left several people in hospital.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Abandoned oil tanker off Yemen coast at risk of exploding
The damaged ship is threatening massive environmental damage to Red Sea marine life, desalination factories and international shipping routes.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Officer stabbed, suspect shot dead in major 'incident' in Glasgow city center
Video and images on social media appeared to show at least a dozen police — some of them armed —and emergency vehicles on the road in the city center.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Map: Track coronavirus deaths around the world
Get the latest data on the human cost of this virus. Updated daily.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Trump undecided on annexation as U.S. envoys arrive in Israel
"There is yet no final decision on next steps for implementing the Trump plan," a senior White House official told NBC News.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Young Italian 'computer genius' moves one step closer to becoming a saint
Carlo Acutis passed away in 2006 aged just 15, but his legacy lives on after Pope Francis hailed him as an example for the digital age. NBC News' Helena Humphrey reports.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Officer stabbed, suspect shot in major 'incident' in Glasgow city center
Video and images on social media appeared to show at least a dozen police — some of them armed —and emergency vehicles on the road in the city center.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Mexican president slammed for saying women should stay at home
"The tradition in Mexico is that daughters are the ones who care the most for parents. We men are more detached," Lopez Obrador said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Sun, sea and sickness: Europe fears second spike as virus efforts face a new threat — summer
From busy beaches to swarming soccer stadiums, Europeans appear lax in face of the continuing coronavirus crisis, the WHO warned.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

The world fears a second coronavirus spike. Here's how Beijing fought its own.
Beijing's experience could provide a glimpse of what life might look like as new outbreaks arise in the U.S.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Sun, sea and sickness: WHO warns of European coronavirus summer spike
From busy beaches to swarming soccer stadiums, Europeans appear lax in face of the continuing coronavirus crisis, the WHO warned.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Outrage as Pakistan's prime minister says U.S. 'martyred' 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden
"I will never forget how we Pakistanis were embarrassed when the Americans came into Abbottabad and killed Osama bin Laden, martyred him," Khan said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 26, 2020

Reopen, restrict, repeat: China declares new outbreak contained after massive testing effort
Beijing's experience could provide a glimpse of what life might look like as new outbreaks arise in the U.S.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 25, 2020

Eiffel Tower reopens after three months with new coronavirus precautions
After 103 days of closure, the longest closure since World War II, the Eiffel Tower has made its grand reopening. Both tourists and locals were all excited to be able to visit the iconic Parisian landmark, even when required to wear masks and climb the 675 stairs.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 25, 2020

Marco Rubio worried democracy under threat due to coronavirus
"Authoritarian regimes, not surprisingly, are using the crisis to silence critics and tighten their political grip," the letter states.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 25, 2020

Marco Rubio, Richard Gere worried democracy under threat due to coronavirus
"Authoritarian regimes, not surprisingly, are using the crisis to silence critics and tighten their political grip," the letter states.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jun 25, 2020

Not my cup of tea: Spat over hot drinks brews between U.S., U.K. ambassadors
Britain's ambassador to the U.S. and her American counterpart trade jibes on Twitter about hot drink recipes.

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