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Orthodox priest shot at church in France; attacker at large

A police official says the priest was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit in the abdomen on Saturday.

3 dead in knife attack in French church; terrorism suspected

An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church in the Mediterranean city of Nice, the third attack in two months in France.

France braces for monthlong lockdown as virus deaths mount

Schools are allowed to remain open in this new lockdown, which is gentler than what France saw in the spring.

New virus restrictions in Europe; German Chancellor Merkel warns of hard days

New restrictions went into effect in several other European nations in an effort to staunch the resurgence of the pandemic.

Suspect in teacher’s beheading in France was Chechen teen

France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office says authorities have arrested nine suspects, including the teen's grandfather, parents and 17-year-old brother.

Turkey’s Erdogan slams Macron amid Mediterranean tensions

France and Turkey, both NATO members, have been at odds over an arms embargo for Libya and over the situation in the the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey is prospecting for oil and gas in waters claimed by Greece and Cyprus. Turkey says it has equal rights to those waters.

On sad anniversary, few to mourn the D-Day dead in Normandy

This year's anniversary observances for the June 6, 1944 D-Day landings in Normandy will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever.

Spain to follow Italy into lockdown, US expands travel ban

Spain has drawn up plans to lock down its 46 million people.

France awards local WWII veteran with Legion of Honor

A World War II veteran in Ocean Isle Beach was awarded the Legion of Honor by the French government on Friday.

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