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Landmark EU nature restoration plan gets the green light despite months of protests by farmers

Landmark EU nature restoration plan gets the green light despite months of protests by farmers

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries on Monday gave final approval to a major and long-awaited plan to better protect nature in the 27-nation bloc, a divisive issue after months of protests by farmers who argued that EU environmental and climate
Trains collide in eastern India, killing at least 8 with rescue work ongoing

Trains collide in eastern India, killing at least 8 with rescue work ongoing

NEW DELHI (AP) — A cargo train rammed into a passenger train in India's eastern state of West Bengal on Monday, killing at least eight people and injuring several others with rescue work ongoing.
China blames Philippines for a ship collision in the South China Sea, which Manila says is deceptive

China blames Philippines for a ship collision in the South China Sea, which Manila says is deceptive

TAIPEI (AP) — A Chinese vessel and a Philippine supply ship collided near the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea on Monday, China’s coast guard said, in the latest flare-up of escalating territorial disputes that have sparked alarm.
Pilgrims commence the final rites of Hajj as Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha

Pilgrims commence the final rites of Hajj as Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha

MINA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Masses of pilgrims on Sunday embarked on a symbolic stoning of the devil in Saudi Arabia under the soaring summer heat.
German police intervene to stem clashes between England and Serbia fans ahead of Euro 2024 match

German police intervene to stem clashes between England and Serbia fans ahead of Euro 2024 match

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Police rushed to separate brawling fans of the England and Serbia soccer teams on Sunday ahead of their match at the European Championships soccer tournament in Germany.
80 countries at Swiss conference agree territorial integrity of Ukraine must be basis of any peace

80 countries at Swiss conference agree territorial integrity of Ukraine must be basis of any peace

OBBÜRGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Eighty countries jointly called Sunday for the “territorial integrity” of Ukraine to be the basis for any peace agreement to end Russia’s two-year war, though some key developing nations at a Swiss conference did not join
German police shot a man allegedly threatening them with an ax in a city hosting Euro 2024 match

German police shot a man allegedly threatening them with an ax in a city hosting Euro 2024 match

BERLIN (AP) — German police said Sunday they shot and wounded a man who was threatening them with an axe and a firebomb in the northern city of Hamburg, hours before it hosted a match in the Euro 2024 soccer tournament.
Russian forces storm a detention facility to rescue staff taken hostage, killing hostage takers

Russian forces storm a detention facility to rescue staff taken hostage, killing hostage takers

MOSCOW (AP) — Security forces stormed a detention center in southern Russia on Sunday, killing inmates who had taken two members of staff hostage, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported Sunday.
Shooting in Detroit suburb injures 9, leaving an 8-year-old in critical condition

Shooting in Detroit suburb injures 9, leaving an 8-year-old in critical condition

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Nine people were injured, including two young children and their mother, after a shooter opened fire at a splash pad in a Detroit suburb where families gathered to escape the summer heat Saturday.
Israel's army says it will pause daytime fighting along a route in southern Gaza to help ramp up aid

Israel's army says it will pause daytime fighting along a route in southern Gaza to help ramp up aid

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military announced on Sunday that it would pause fighting throughout daytime hours along a route in southern Gaza to free up a backlog of humanitarian aid deliveries destined for desperate Palestinians enduring a humanitaria
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