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Tourists and residents are evacuated as experts fear that a Mont Blanc glacier could collapse into a pristine Italian valley.

Britain to spend up to $465 million to help Northern Ireland handle the red tape from Brexit and will devote millions more to peace and reconciliation projects there.

Raheem Sterling & Gabriel Jesus seize on defensive mistakes to lead #ManCity  to victory over #RealMadrid . Next up a #ChampionsLeague  quarterfinal against Lyon in Lisbon

When France's president visited explosion-ravaged Beirut, he promised to rebuild. But his critics denounce the overture as a neocolonialist foray by a European leader seeking to restore sway over a troubled Middle Eastern land.

Wild horses, bison and other big-hoofed animals once roamed freely in much of Europe. Now they are transforming a former military base outside the Czech capital in an ambitious project to improve biodiversity.

Masks or no masks? Open windows or online classes? How many students in a pod? Germany's sense of order is being upended by uncertainty as children go back to school amid the pandemic.

Morocco's carriage horses and donkeys face real risk of starvation as tourism collapses due to coronavirus restrictions.

Storm dumps huge amounts of rain on Greek island of Evia, leaves at least 7 dead, including a baby.

The longtime authoritarian leader of Belarus has been declared the winner of the country's presidential election with over 80% of the vote despite protests over his stifling of dissent, dismissal of the coronavirus and a stagnant economy.

A midwife chosen to be a face of the U.K.’s National Health Service also is a symbol of the political deficiencies that persuade medical professionals to leave Romania.


Pope Francis and the Vatican have strongly backed the protests against racism and police brutality, a move that reminds Catholic American voters there are other issues besides abortion ahead of the U.S. presidential election.

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev submitted his resignation to President Vladimir Putin, hours after the leader's state of the nation address on the need for reforms to the Cabinet and constitution.

On D-Day, Tom Rice parachuted into a hail of gunfire. For the 75th anniversary, the now 97-year-old jumped into Normandy again, and loved it. #DDay75  @johnleicester  reports.

Paris hit by worst riot in a decade during protest over rising taxes. Stores looted, cars burned, Arc de Triomphe sprayed with graffiti.

A heat wave is hitting Greenland, accelerating the melting of its massive ice sheet. More than 10 billion tons of ice lost to the oceans by surface melt in just one day.

James Melville, the US ambassador to Estonia, resigns after a 33-year career, calling Trump's comments on Europe and NATO "factually wrong."

In Russia, gay couples seeking the right to marry and adopt have seen their hopes dashed by a change to the constitution.

The Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songs at his rallies. "You Can't Always Get What You Want" blared at a Trump rally in Tulsa.