Greece reverses plan on fans ahead of Champions League match

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — On the eve of a Champions League match between Olympiakos and Marseille, the prime minister of Greece reversed a government decision on Tuesday to allow a limited number of fans ...

Coronavirus: Belgium hit hard by second pandemic wave

Arias runs Cadre Noir, a bar in Brussels' Schaerbeek neighborhood. Today, he's clearing chairs from the patio out front. Belgium has imposed strict new rules to combat the recent spike in coro...

Thai police probe 4 broadcasters, restrict Telegram messaging app

Thai police said on Monday that they had ordered an investigation into four news outlets and restricted access to the messaging app Telegram under emergency measures imposed last week, seeking to curb...

Thailand: Bangkok shuts public transport as protests persist

Thai police set up roadblocks and closed 77 Bangkok train stations on Saturday as pro-democracy protesters continuted gathering in multiple locations around the Thai capital, defying an emergency decr...

Explore 44 South Village: One of Taiwan's First Military Dependents' Villages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 44 South Village is a gentrified creative community center (文創) — formerly one of Taiwan’s first military dependents' villages — in the Xinyi Distric...

Coronavirus: Russia tightens restrictions, but avoids lockdown

During the first wave of the new coronavirus in March, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned people of taking a devil-may-care-attitude towards the pandemic. The mentality is such a part of Russian ...

The Latest: China says Qingdao outbreak linked to hospital

BEIJING — Authorities say they have completed coronavirus tests on more than 10 million people in the northern Chinese port city of Qingdao after a hospital outbreak there blamed on “inappropriate dis...

Germany agrees to tighten virus rules as infections rise

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel and the governors of Germany’s 16 states agreed Wednesday to tighten mask-wearing rules and make bars close early in areas where coronavirus infection rates are ...

Dutch order bars, restaurants closed over pandemic fears

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government decided to close bars and restaurants as of Wednesday to counter the sustained surge in coronavirus cases across the nation. Prime ...

Transdev selects Infor to advance drive to the cloud

Australia & New Zealand’s leading multi-modal passenger transport provider taps Infor for industry-proven cloud expertise as part of its centralised asset management strategy MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA ...

Merkel to meet with German mayors as virus numbers rise

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel was meeting Friday with the mayors of the country’s largest cities as Germany’s coronavirus numbers continue to rise, primarily in metropolitan areas. ...

Asia Today: Sri Lanka orders closures to contain virus

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan health authorities were working Friday to contain a growing cluster of new coronavirus infections, ordering the closure of bars, restaurants, casinos, nightclubs a...

Sri Lanka closes key state offices as virus outbreak surges

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Authorities in Sri Lanka closed key government offices and further expanded a curfew Thursday to contain a surging coronavirus outbreak. The foreign ministr...

Sri Lanka widens curfew, bans gatherings as virus surges

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Authorities in Sri Lanka on Wednesday widened a curfew and warned of legal action against those evading treatment for COVID-19 after reporting an escalating cluster centered ...

The Latest: India adds 72K virus cases, gives festival rules

NEW DELHI — India has registered 72,049 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, driving the country’s total to 6.75 million. The Health Ministry on Wednesday also reported 986 de...