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Finnish Air Force Command drops swastika logo as insignia

HELSINKI (AP) - Finland's Air Force Command has discreetly dropped a swastika logo from its unit emblem - after a century - and replaced...

The Latest: Germany’s Merkel calls city leader with outbreak

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman is calling on Germans to show “respect and sympathy” to people in areas where there have been new...

The Latest: U.N. agency needs cash to keep delivering aid

AMMAN, Jordan - The U.N. agency that flies crucial medical supplies and aid in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic will be forced to...

The Latest: COVID-19 cases surge in Florida

___FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Florida’s new confirmed coronavirus cases skyrocketed Wednesday by 5,500, a 25% jump from the previous record set last week and...

The Latest: Special disinfection tunnels installed for Putin

MOSCOW - A special disinfection tunnel has been installed in the residence of Russian President Vladimir Putin outside Moscow and two more in the...

The Latest: Swedish Parliament honors nearly 5,000 dead

STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Parliament held a 15-minute remembrance for the victims of the pandemic in a country that has seen nearly 5,000 COVID-19 deaths.Parliament...

Europe reopens many borders but not to Americans, Asians

BERLIN (AP) - Europe is taking a big step toward a new normality as many countries open borders to fellow Europeans after three months...

The Latest: WHO says outbreaks add to childbirth death risk

LONDON - The head of the World Health Organization said that as the pandemic accelerates in developing countries, officials are particularly worried about the...

The Latest: Norway keeps border with outlier Sweden shut

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Norway's government says it is keeping travel restrictions in place for visitors from Sweden, which did not impose a lockdown during...

The Latest: Beijing has 1st local virus infection in weeks

BEIJING - China has reported seven new coronavirus cases, including the first instance of local transmission in Beijing in weeks.Authorities said Friday that the...