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UK paying France to stop migrant boat trips

The United Kingdom has reached an agreement to pay France roughly $70 million to tamp down on the number of…

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S.Korea leaders apologise for navy ship COVID-19 outbreak amid vaccine furore

South Korea’s prime minister and defence minister apologised as hundreds of COVID-19-infected sailors were flown to Seoul on Tuesday after…

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Muslims mark Eid al-Adha holiday overshadowed by COVID

Muslims around the world are observing another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns…

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Death toll rises to 170 in Germany and Belgium floods

The death toll in devastating flooding in western Germany and Belgium rose to at least 170 on Saturday after burst…

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Cocaine disguised as charcoal worth up to $41 million seized by police

Cocaine disguised as charcoal with an estimated street value of up to 35 million euros ($41.4 million) has been seized…

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Travel

Going abroad? US government says passport waits top 3 months

Americans hoping to travel abroad this summer may have to delay their plans if they need new or renewed passports.…

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Mass Brawl Breaks Out Between Over 50 People Outside Subway Station

Dozens of people fought in a mass brawl outside a subway station in Moscow, apparently sparked by a stabbing, according…

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Africa

Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed gets his Pyrrhic victory

After months of setbacks – including being twice delayed – Ethiopia has had its election. Originally scheduled for August 2020,…

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WHO warns against mixing and matching COVID vaccines

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization’s chief scientist on Monday advised against people mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines from…

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Pandemic costs Isle of Man government £246m

The cost of the coronavirus pandemic to the Isle of Man’s finances has been confirmed as £246m so far. Treasury…

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Chicken and Mate: Pope health from colon to sciatica

Pope Francis, who has just undergone surgery for an inflamed large colon, is believed to be otherwise in relatively good…

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Kate Middleton Self-Isolating After Contact Tests Positive for COVID-19

Kate Middleton is self-isolating after coming into contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19, Kensington Palace announced. The…

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