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People listen to a speaker during a rally against plans for the waste plant in a pristine Russian forest has gained national prominence, in Arkhangelsk, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. Several thousand people have taken to the streets across northwest Russia to protest a controversial plan to build a major waste plant there. (AP Photo/Ilya Leonyuk)
Protests erupt against proposed waste plant in NW RussiaSeveral thousand people have taken to the streets across northwest Russia to protest a controversial plan to build a major waste plant there
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 19, 2016 file photo, a Thomas Cook plane takes off in England. Thomas Cook, one of the world’s oldest and largest travel companies, is facing a race against time to stay afloat it was announced Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The debt-laden British-based company has confirmed it is seeking 200 million pounds ($250 billion) in extra funding to avoid its collapse. (Tim Goode/PA via AP, file)
Travel firm Thomas Cook teeters on edge as talks continueThomas Cook, one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies, is holding talks with shareholders in a last-ditch bid to avoid going bankrupt
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
The letters 'RIP' (rest in peace) are written with stones during a commemoration in front of the 'dying' glacier of Pizol mountain in Wangs, Switzerland, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. Various organizations gathered to shine a light on climate change and melting glaciers. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
World leaders feel the heat in upcoming climate summitOnly leaders who promise bold action are likely to be featured at United Nations climate action summit Monday
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Protesters damage an advertisement board in Hong Kong on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized a subway station and lit a fire across a wide street on Sunday, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set street firesProtesters in Hong Kong have trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized two subway stations and set two street fires, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson sits down to welcome the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 for bilateral talks. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, pool)
Boris Johnson heads to UN, urging world to see beyond BrexitPrime Minister Boris Johnson is heading to the United Nations General Assembly in New York to argue that post-Brexit Britain will be a dynamic world power taking the lead on tackling climate change and an unstable Middle East
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sunday, July 14 fike, 2019 photo, burial workers dressed in protective gear carry the remains someone that died of Ebola, in Beni, Congo. The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus. It is a cause for concern during a regional outbreak recently declared a rare global health emergency..  (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
UN agency: Tanzania not sharing details on Ebola-like casesThe World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018, file photo, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege speaks to the media during a news conference in Oslo, Norway. The Nobel Peace-prize winning surgeon whose hospital in war-torn Congo has treated over 50,000 victims of sexual violence has launched a fund with the goal of providing reparations for survivors of conflicts around the world. (Lise Aserud/NTB scanpix via AP, File)
Nobel laureate starts fund for survivors of sexual violenceA Nobel Peace Prize-winning surgeon has launched a fund with the goal of providing reparations for survivors of conflicts around the world
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the The World Transformed (TWT) opening rally at the Old Steine Gardens during the Labour Party Conference in Brighton, England, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
UK Labour chief Corbyn: I will serve full term if made PMJeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party, says he will serve a full term as prime minister if he wins the next general election, which is widely expected to take place in the next few months
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Damaged cars outside the Faculty of Geology building after an earthquake in Tirana, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Albania's government and news reports say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 shook in the country's west and injured at least two people. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
Albania inspects quake damages, sees over 100 aftershocksMany Albanians in the capital of Tirana and the port city of Durres have not gone back home after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake injured 105 people and damaged hundreds of homes
The Associated Press4 hours ago
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker listens Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 in Strasbourg, eastern France, as members of the European Parliament discuss the current state of play of the UK's withdrawal from the EU. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
EU's Juncker: Irish border controls needed in no-deal BrexitJean-Claude Juncker, chief of the European Union's executive arm, says border controls will be placed on the Irish border if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a military parade marking 39th anniversary of outset of Iran-Iraq war, in front of the shrine of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
Iran asks West to leave Persian Gulf as tensions heightenedIran's president has called on Western powers to leave the security of the Persian Gulf to regional nations led by Tehran
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, photo, a prisoner's drawing of the Islamic State militant flag remains on the wall of a makeshift IS prison in the basement off the main stadium in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
From IS camp, Syrian family returns home to a hostile cityKurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria are allowing hundreds of Syrian families linked to the Islamic State group to return home to the city of Raqqa
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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