Salah set to return for title-chasing Liverpool’s final game

Soccer 05/10/19, 04:55

Mohamed Salah is set to return for Liverpool's last Premier League game as the team looks to win the English top-flight title for the first time since 1990.The Egypt forward was concussed in Liverpool's 3-2 win over Newcastle in the league last weekend, and missed the 4-0 win over Barcelona ...

Update: US Catholics welcome abuse reporting protocol

Europe 05/09/19, 09:00

The Latest on new church laws regarding sex abuse reporting issued Thursday by Pope Francis (all times local):4 p.m.The head of the U.S. bishops conference is welcoming Pope Francis' new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops for cover-ups.Houston Cardinal Daniel DiNardo says the edict is a ...

North Macedonia notifies the world about its new name

Europe 02/14/19, 16:19

The foreign ministry of newly renamed North Macedonia says it has formally informed the United Nations, U.N. member states and international bodies that its new name has come into effect under a historic deal to end a long dispute with neighboring Greece.The ministry said in a press release late Thursday ...

Greece to ratify Macedonia’s NATO membership this week

Europe 02/05/19, 09:37

Greece is set to ratify Macedonia's accession agreement with NATO this week after the two countries reached a historic agreement to normalize relations.The alliance's 29 members plan Wednesday to sign Macedonia's accession protocol, which must then be ratified by each country individually before taking effect.In Athens, Greek parliamentary Speaker Nikos ...

NATO to sign Macedonia accession protocol next week

Europe 02/02/19, 12:50

Macedonia will sign an accession protocol with NATO on Wednesday under its new name North Macedonia after parliaments in the tiny Balkan country and its southern neighbor Greece ratified a historic name change deal.NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced Saturday on Twitter that "on February 6 we will write history: ...

Greece to ratify Macedonia’s NATO accession in ‘coming days’

Europe 01/31/19, 09:20

Greece will bring Macedonia's NATO accession agreement to parliament for ratification "in the coming days," the government spokesman said Thursday, which will bring into effect the change of the country's name to North Macedonia.Once parliament ratifies the NATO protocol, Greece's foreign ministry will inform Macedonia's foreign ministry of the result, ...

Italy senator apologizes for tweet citing anti-Semitic text

Europe 01/22/19, 13:42

A senator with Italy's governing 5-Star Movement has apologized for a tweet citing a century-old anti-Semitic conspiracy theory, which he later deleted.Elio Lannutti came under fire after posting an article on Twitter that cited the fabricated, anti-Semitic "Protocols of Zion," which asserted a Jewish plan for global domination, to attack ...

Macedonian PM: Greece’s turn to make history with name deal

Europe 01/12/19, 11:57

Macedonia's prime minister says he expects Greece's parliament to do its part and ratify the deal changing his country's name to North Macedonia so it can soon join NATO.Prime Minister Zoran Zaev told reporters in the capital of Skopje on Saturday that he expects neighboring Greece to be the first ...

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