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Luxembourg signs restitution deal for Holocaust victims

Jan. 27, 2021 11:32 AM EST

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The Luxembourg government signed a deal Wednesday to restitute dormant bank accounts, insurance policies and looted art to Holocaust survivors. The agreement announced on International Holocaust Remembrance Day will provide financial resources to promote remembrance, education and...

A person enters the European Medicines Agency in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, where the EMA's human medicines committee is holding an exceptional, fully virtual, meeting to conclude the evaluation of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

EU greenlights COVID-19 vaccine after agency gives safety OK

Dec. 21, 2020 4:18 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Monday gave official approval for the coronavirus vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer to be used across the 27-nation bloc, raising hopes that countries can begin administering the first shots to their citizens shortly after Christmas. The EU’s executive...

FILE - In this Dec. 27, 1944, file photo, American infantrymen of the 4th Armored Division fire at German troops, in an advance to relieve pressure on surrounded U.S. airborne units, near Bastogne, Belgium. In 2020, the world marked the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Sterling Publishing, in cooperation with The Associated Press, released an illustrated book called “Victory: World War II In Real Time,” filled with original AP dispatches from the time to mark the occasion and scores of original news photos. (U.S. Army via AP)

AP WAS THERE: Battle of the Bulge

Dec. 21, 2020 2:20 PM EST

In 2020, the world marked the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Sterling Publishing, in cooperation with The Associated Press, released an illustrated book called “Victory: World War II In Real Time,” filled with original AP dispatches from the time to mark the occasion and scores of...

French President Emmanuel Macron, left, speaks with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban, right, speaks with Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. European Union leaders meet for a year-end summit that will address anything from climate, sanctions against Turkey to budget and virus recovery plans. Brexit will be discussed on the sidelines. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool)

EU strikes deal on landmark budget, virus recovery fund

Dec. 10, 2020 3:18 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Thursday clinched a deal on a massive long-term budget and a fund to help the bloc’s ravaged economies recover from the impact of the coronavirus, but critics said the agreement lets Hungary and Poland off the hook for abusing the rule of law. The 1.82...

FILE - This Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 file photo shows the Al Bayt Stadium, one of the 2022 World Cup stadiums, in Al Khor, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) north of Doha, Qatar. The Al Bayt 60,000 seats stadium with Qatari tent shaped facade has a retractable roof. FIFA on Monday Dec. 7, 2020, held the draw to determine the European qualifying groups for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with 13 slots at the tournament available for teams from the continent. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

Qatar links into Euro World Cup qualifying for friendlies

Dec. 8, 2020 1:30 PM EST

Qatar will gain more match experience ahead of hosting the 2022 World Cup by effectively joining the qualifying group featuring European champion Portugal to play friendlies. The arrangement provides Qatar with 10 friendlies in Europe, with the results not counting in Group A as the Asian champions qualify as...