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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Into the Brexit unknown, a dis-United Kingdom exits the European Union

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom leaves the European Union an hour before midnight on Friday, casting off into an uncertain Brexit future that also challenges Europe’s...

Aiming to go green, German cabinet backs coal exit by 2038

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German cabinet on Wednesday backed plans to exit coal as an energy source by 2038 as part of efforts by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling...

U.S., Japan pull nationals from China as virus toll jumps

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The United States and Japan evacuated their nationals from a quarantined city while British Airways suspended flights to mainland China as deaths from a fast-spreading...

Trump leaps into Middle East fray with peace plan that Palestinians denounce

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan, drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict...

Japan, U.S. evacuate citizens from China as virus spreads

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The United States and Japan flew citizens out of the Chinese city at the epicenter of a new virus outbreak on Wednesday, as the death...

Dutch court not competent to hear war crimes case against Israel’s Gantz

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A Dutch district court on Wednesday ruled that it does not have jurisdiction to hear a case against former Israeli Armed Forces chief Benny...

Russia screening all Russian tourists returning from China: watchdog

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has begun screening all Russian tourists returning from China to catch any potential cases of coronavirus, Russia’s consumer safety watchdog said on Wednesday. The...

No hot meals, blankets, magazines as airlines step up fight on virus

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Passengers on some flights to China will have to make do without hot meals or blankets and newspapers, as airlines step up measures to protect...

Toyota to keep China plants closed through Feb. 9 as virus spreads

FILE PHOTO: A Toyota Motor Corp logo is pictured in a showroom in Tokyo June 24, 2010. REUTERS/Yuriko NakaoTOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp’s production plants in China...

China virus toll passes 130; Japan evacuates citizens

BEIJING (Reuters) - The death toll from a new coronavirus in China rose sharply to 132 on Wednesday with nearly 1,500 new cases, as Japan said it flew...

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