Five international stories of the week

<p>&nbsp;In this March 5, 2014 file photo former US President Bill Clinton, right, with former Social Democratic Labour Party leader John Hume and Hume's wife Pat walk across the Peace Bridge, in Londonderry Northern Ireland. The family of politician John Hume, who won Nobel Peace Prize for work to end violence in Northern Ireland, says he has died. He was 83. The Catholic leader of the moderate Social Democratic and Labour Party , Hume was regarded by many as the principal architect behind the peace agreement. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)</p>

 In this March 5, 2014 file photo former US President Bill Clinton, right, with former Social Democratic Labour Party leader John Hume and Hume's wife Pat walk across the Peace Bridge, in Londonderry Northern Ireland. The family of politician John Hume, who won Nobel Peace Prize for work to end violence in Northern Ireland, says he has died. He was 83. The Catholic leader of the moderate Social Democratic and Labour Party , Hume was regarded by many as the principal architect behind the peace agreement. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Editor’s Note: This listicle is part of a weekly series by The Ball State Daily News summarizing five stories from around the world. All summaries are based on stories published by The Associated Press.

Outbreak on Norway cruise ship, Spain's new wave of infections, John Hume dies at 83, Afghan forces retake prison and Notre Dame Cathedral's organ getting 4-year-long cleaning all make up this week’s five international stories.


Norwegian cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen moored in Tromso, Norway, Monday Aug. 3, 2020. After 40 people, including four passengers and 26 crew members on the Norwegian cruise ship have been tested positive for the coronavirus, the operator says it was stopping for all cruises with its three vessels. The 40 people were admitted to the University Hospital of North Norway in Tromsoe, north of the Arctic Circle,  where the empty ship has docked. (Terje Pedersen/NTB Scanpix via AP)


Outbreak hits Norway cruise ship, could spread along coast

A Norwegian cruise ship line halted all trips and apologized Monday for procedural errors after a coronavirus outbreak on one ship infected at least 5 passengers and 36 crew. The confirmed virus cases from the MS Roald Amundsen raise new questions about safety on all cruise ships during a pandemic even as the devastated cruise ship industry is pressing to resume sailings after chaotically shutting down in March. In response to the outbreak, Norway on Monday closed its ports to cruise ships for two weeks.



In this July 31, 2020 file photo, Emma Gaya is tested for COVID-19 at a Primary Health Care Center in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, Catalonia region, Spain. Spaniards thought the worst of the pandemic was behind them but they are being surprised by a new wave of infections. Outbreaks among farm workers and young people desperate to resume socializing after being cooped up have spread across northern Spain. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)


Spain's new wave of infections hits the young, middle-aged

To kickstart its stalled economy, Spaniards were encouraged to cautiously resume their lives under a “new normality” based on wearing face masks, washing hands and social distancing.Outbreaks among farm workers and young people desperate to resume socializing after being cooped up have spread across northern Spain, spawning what some health officials fear could be the start of a dreaded “second wave” of infections.




In this Dec. 10, 1998 file photo, John Hume, right, looks at the Nobel Peace Prize diploma which he received from Francis Sejersted, left, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize Committee during the award ceremony in Oslo Town Hall. The family of politician John Hume, who won Nobel Peace Prize for work to end violence in Northern Ireland, says he has died. He was 83. The Catholic leader of the moderate Social Democratic and Labour Party , Hume was regarded by many as the principal architect behind the peace agreement. (AP Photo/Bjoern Sigurdsoen/NTB/POOL)


John Hume, who worked to end N. Ireland violence, dies at 83

The Catholic leader of the moderate Social Democratic and Labour Party, Hume was seen as the principal architect of Northern Ireland’s 1998 peace agreement. He shared the prize later that year with the Protestant leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, David Trimble, for their efforts to end the sectarian violence that plagued the region for three decades and left more than 3,500 people dead.




Afghan security personnel take position on the top of a building where insurgents were hiding, in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. An Islamic State group attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding hundreds of its members raged on Monday after killing people in fighting overnight, a local official said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)


Afghan forces retake prison after deadly attack by IS group

Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group stormed a prison in eastern Afghanistan in a daylong siege that left at least 39 people dead, including the assailants, and freed nearly 400 of their fighters before security forces restored order, a government official said Monday. At least 10 of the dead were IS militants involved in the assault to free their comrades from the prison in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, said Ajmal Omar, a provincial council member. 




 In this Thursday, May 2, 2013 file photo, Philippe Lefebvre, 64, plays the organ at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Pipe by precious pipe, the organ that once thundered through fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral is being taken apart. The mammoth task of dismantling, cleaning and re-assembling France's largest musical instrument started Monday Aug.3, 2020 and is expected to last nearly four years. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, file)


Notre Dame Cathedral’s organ getting 4-year-long cleaning

Experts started removing the organ’s keyboards Monday and will then take out its pipes in a dismantling process that will last through the end of this year, according to the reconstruction agency. Once restored, it will take six months just to tune the organ, according to the state agency overseeing Notre Dame’s restoration. 

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