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Rembrandt’s Night Watch to get restoration in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Rembrandt van Rijn’s Golden Age masterpiece The Night Watch is getting a makeover. Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum announced yesterday that it will restore its...

The female car mechanic driving change in patriarchal Pakistan

MULTAN, Pakistan (AFP) - Since picking up a wrench as one of the first female car mechanics in conservative Pakistan, Uzma Nawaz has faced...

Pompeo holds crisis talks in Riyadh on missing journalist

RIYADH (AFP) - US top diplomat Mike Pompeo held talks with Saudi King Salman yesterday seeking answers about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...

Trump marvels at hurricane damage, hears stories of struggle

LYNN HAVEN, Florida (AP) - Michael Rollins shook President Donald Trump’s hand on Monday at the front door of his hurricane-ravaged home in the...

Honduran migrant caravan crosses Guatemala border, US-bound

ESQUIPULAS, Guatemala (AP) - Hundreds of Honduran migrants surged over the Guatemalan border under a broiling sun on Monday hoping to make it to...

12 die in floods unseen in more than a century: France

PARIS (AP) - Flash floods that tore through several towns in southwest France following an overnight storm killed at least 12 people, authorities said...

French President looks to revive fortunes with Cabinet reshuffle

PARIS (AFP) - French President Emmanuel Macron reshuffled his Cabinet yesterday, appointing new Interior, Agriculture and Culture Ministers after a weeks-long search for new...

Police not ruling out ‘terror’ motive in hostage drama

COLOGNE, Germany (AFP) - A man who hurled a burning molotov cocktail then took a woman hostage at a major German railway station on...

UK Prime Minister rallies ministers on eve of Brexit summit

LONDON (AFP) - British Prime Minister Theresa May gathered her divided Cabinet yesterday to seek their support for her approach to Brexit, the day...

Prince Harry, Meghan start Aussie tour with baby gifts

SYDNEY (AP) - A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex thrilled thousands of fans outside the Sydney Opera House yesterday during their first meeting...

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