UK counter-terrorism police arrest three after Liverpool car blast

LONDON (Reuters) -Counter-terrorism officers arrested three men after a vehicle exploded outside a hospital in the northern English city of Liverpool on Sunday, killing one person and wounding another, police said. A male passenger in the car was declared dead at the...

Militant attack kills 20 in Burkina Faso, security minister says

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) -An attack by insurgents killed 19 Burkina Faso military police and a civilian on Sunday in the tri-border northern region where the West African nation is battling Islamist militants, Security Minister Maxime Kone said. Kone said the toll was...

Exit polls show no clear winner in Bulgarian national election

By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA (Reuters) -No clear winner emerged in Bulgaria’s parliamentary election, the third held this year, exit polls showed on Sunday, with the centre-right GERB party of former premier Boyko Borissov ahead in three surveys and a new centrist...

Eritrea condemns new U.S. sanctions

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -Eritrea on Saturday condemned sanctions imposed on its military and other Eritrea-based individuals and entities by the United States a day earlier, calling them a continuation of Washington’s “misguided and hostile policy”....
Dutch return to partial lockdown as COVID-19 cases soar

Dutch return to partial lockdown as COVID-19 cases soar

By Bart H. Meijer and Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -The Netherlands will return to a partial lockdown from Saturday after the government ordered restaurants and shops to close early and barred spectators from major sporting events in an effort to contain a...