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The Latest: Uganda tightening measures due to virus surge

Jun. 18, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda is tightening its lockdown measures to try and stem a surge in coronavirus infections in the East African country that is seeing an array of variants. The measures announced late Friday by President Yoweri Museveni include a ban on private and...

The Latest: Hazard, De Bruyne to start next game for Belgium

Jun. 18, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne will make their first starts at the European Championship in Belgium’s final group match against Finland on Monday. Belgium coach Roberto...

Ex-President Gbagbo back in Ivory Coast after acquittal

Jun. 17, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Former President Laurent Gbagbo returned home to Ivory Coast on Thursday, a decade after his refusal to concede defeat in a presidential election sparked months of violence that left more than 3,000 people dead. Gbagbo was extradited to the...

The Latest: Sweden player Larsson has car issues back home

Jun. 17, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Sweden midfielder Sebastien Larsson has had more to think about at the European Championship than just Friday’s match against Slovakia. Larsson’s electric car caught fire...

British lawyer Karim Khan sworn in as ICC's chief prosecutor

Jun. 16, 2021 07:12 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — British lawyer Karim Khan was sworn in Wednesday as the new chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, pledging to reach out to nations that are not members of the court in his quest to end impunity for atrocities and to try to hold trials in...

AP Interview: ICC prosecutor sees 'reset' under Biden

Jun. 14, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday that the global tribunal’s relationship with the United States — plunged into the deep freeze by former President Donald Trump — is undergoing a “reset” under his successor, Joe Biden. ...

The Latest: Netherlands beats Ukraine 3-2 at Euro 2020

Jun. 13, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Denzel Dumfries rescued the Netherlands with a goal in the 85th minute to give his team a 3-2 win over Ukraine at the European Championship. The Dutch had lead 2-0 with a pair of...

The Latest: Lukaku delivers message to Eriksen at Euro 2020

Jun. 12, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Romelu Lukaku delivered a heartfelt message to Denmark player Christian Eriksen after scoring the first goal in Belgium’s 3-0 victory over Russia at the European Championship. ...

Dutch princess won't accept payment when she turns 18

Jun. 11, 2021 11:33 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The heir to the Dutch throne, Princess Amalia, has decided for the next few years not to accept the allowance -- worth some 1.6 million euros ($1.9 million) per year -- that she is entitled to receive annually once she turns 18 in December. ...

New musical puts late Dutch great Johan Cruyff center stage

Jun. 11, 2021 07:46 AM EDT

LEUSDEN, Netherlands (AP) — Johan Cruyff’s tempestuous life is being made into a musical that reflects the “total football” style of play the Dutch soccer great pioneered. On the opening day of the pandemic-delayed European Championship, the cast and crew of “14...