Europe

Pandemic takes a toll on exhausted UK funeral directors

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<p>LONDON &mdash; Funeral director Hasina Zaman recently helped a family say goodbye to a young man in his 30s who had died from COVID-19,...

Ex-presidential contender leaves Turkish opposition party

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ANKARA, Turkey — A politician who once ran as a presidential challenger to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan resigned Monday from Turkey’s main opposition...

Yad Vashem concerned over Polish case against researchers

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JERUSALEM — Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial said Thursday it was “deeply disturbed” by the implications of a libel case in Poland in which...

Interpol alert for New Zealand banker wanted by Germany

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<p>BERLIN &mdash; Interpol on Tuesday issued a global alert for a New Zealand banker wanted by Germany in connection with a massive tax fraud...

Iran summons Belgium envoy over sentencing of diplomat

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned Belgium’s ambassador in response to the 20-year prison sentence given an Iranian diplomat convicted of planning a thwarted...

Human festivities scrapped, Rio’s Carnival goes to the dogs

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival festivities may have been canceled, but nobody told the dogs. ...