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Damaged roads, lack of gear hinder quake rescue 2021-01-16 05:39:04Damaged roads, power blackouts and lack of heavy equipment are hampering Indonesia’s rescuers after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake left at least 46

Two insider attackers kill 12 Afghan militiamen, official 2021-01-16 05:01:46Afghan police say an insider attack by at least two members of an Afghan militia has killed 12 of their fellow militiamen.

A small narcotic leaf brings big comfort — 2021-01-16 04:00:49Chewing qat, a green narcotic leaf, is so widespread and ritualistic that even the fighting in Yemen's civil war can fall silent in the afternoons.

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution 2021-01-16 03:04:53The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before t

The lost decade: Voices of the Arab Spring 2021-01-15 21:18:27Activists and revolutionaries reflect on their struggles for reform in the countries they fought to free.

Coronavirus sparks exodus of foreign-born people from U.K. 2021-01-15 20:53:03Up to 1.3 million people may have left in the past 12 months, according to research that questions official data.

This Blackwater guard pleaded guilty. He atoned. But 2021-01-15 14:01:36Jeremy Ridgeway, a former Blackwater guard, pleaded guilty to the massacre in 2007 in Nissor Square in Baghdad. He testified against the other guards.

Mexican president accuses U.S. of fabricating drug case 2021-01-15 13:55:27Mexico's president accuses the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of fabricating drug allegations against ex-defense chief Salvador Cienfuegos.

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2 million 2021-01-15 13:15:30The milestone was reached just over a year after the coronavirus was first detected. With nearly 400,000, the U.S. leads the world in COVID-19 deaths.

Deep in the 'Earth's lungs,' Amazonian city scrambles 2021-01-15 08:57:57Hospitals in the biggest city in the Amazon rainforest are scrambling to get oxygen to their COVID-19 patients.

Today's Headlines: Biden's 'rescue' plan 2021-01-15 08:00:14President-elect Joe Biden has laid out a proposal to address the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating economic fallout.

North Korea holds huge military parade as Kim 2021-01-15 07:53:28North Korea has displayed new submarine-launched ballistic missiles under development and other military hardware in a massive nighttime parade.

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Facebook and other tech giants could soon face 2021-01-13 08:53:09Facebook and other U.S. tech giants could face new data privacy cases in Europe after the ECJ said any regulator in the region can bring about new pro

SoftBank-backed online car dealer Auto1 to go public 2021-01-13 07:50:54German online car trading platform Auto1 on Wednesday announced it is planning to list on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in the first quarter of 2021.

Lagarde stands by growth forecasts despite new lockdowns 2021-01-13 06:41:34The ECB is sticking to its growth projections despite new coronavirus restrictions that could extend the economic crisis in the euro area.

What we know about the spread of Covid 2021-01-13 06:05:04School closures have a clear negative impact on children's health, the United Nations health agency has warned.

Meet the three men hoping to replace Angela 2021-01-13 02:50:38Whoever wins the leadership contest for Germany's CDU Party on Jan. 16 will most likely also be the next chancellor of Germany.

U.S. will require negative Covid tests for inbound 2021-01-12 21:38:17The U.S. government will start requiring negative Covid tests for air travelers arriving from abroad.

Boeing's 2020 aircraft cancellations worst on record, despite 2021-01-12 12:23:04Boeing's 2020 aircraft cancellations were the worst on record as pandemic hit sales.

AstraZeneca Covid vaccine could be distributed across Europe 2021-01-12 08:08:50AstraZeneca's vaccine against the covid-19 could be available across the European Union in mid-February after asking the European Medicines Agency fo

Party city Dubai, a haven for escaping lockdowns, 2021-01-12 07:10:24Brits flooded Dubai resorts to escape the harsh U.K. winter lockdown, triggered by the discovery of a rapidly spreading new coronavirus strain.

Fintech start-up Curve raises $95 million to bring 2021-01-12 05:43:23Curve combines all of a customer's debit and credit cards into one app and a linked "smart" card they can use for payments.

Japan's Chugai soars nearly 6% after UK says 2021-01-12 02:51:52The U.K. said patients receiving the drugs, typically used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, "left intensive care between 7 to 10 days earlier on averag

Fintech firm Checkout.com crowned Europe’s top unicorn after 2021-01-12 00:01:01Checkout.com said it's raised $450 million in an investment led by Tiger Global Management.

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Beyond blackface: Paris Opera tackles race cliches in 2021-01-14 05:25:49Reacting to Neef's remarks, Le Monde's editor-in-chief Michel Guerrin warned that France was "slowly going down the American road, consisting of th

Historic snowfall chills Madrid slum to the bones 2021-01-14 04:13:39Days after its heaviest snowfall in 50 years, Madrid woke on Tuesday to its lowest temperatures in decades, with the mercury plummeting to minus 10 de

Climate activist Greta Thunberg to feature on Swedish 2021-01-13 17:44:48Climate activist Greta Thunberg is to feature on a set of stamps issued by Sweden's postal service. She will join a hall of fame of Swedish personali

Welcome to Brexit - now hand us your 2021-01-12 14:22:46Britons arriving in the Netherlands since the start of the year have found that leaving the European Union might have cost them more than they realise

German police take down 'world's largest darknet marketplace' 2021-01-12 11:00:20Police in the northern city of Oldenburg "were able to arrest the alleged operator of the suspected world's largest illegal marketplace on the darkn

AstraZeneca files bid for EU vaccine approval 2021-01-12 10:26:13AstraZeneca and Oxford University have applied for authorisation for their coronavirus vaccine in the European Union with a decision possible by Janua

In Greek city, segregated graves extend Covid-19 isolation 2021-01-12 08:06:51When Gunseer died in late August, her body was wrapped in two plastic bags and placed in a shrink-wrapped casket. Under rules set by city authorities,

Antonio Guterres to seek second five-year term as 2021-01-12 05:58:40UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that he will be seeking a second five-year term as chief of the world organisation. ​​Presi

Russia says 1.5 million vaccinated globally with Sputnik 2021-01-11 09:53:06

Witness remembers 'model' Nuremberg trials, 75 years on 2021-01-11 03:25:22Adolf Hitler's number two Goering and ex-deputy leader Hess were among a host of top Nazis convicted by the court, with the former committing suicide

Italy reports 361 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, 18,627 2021-01-10 17:14:27

Belgium coronavirus deaths top 20,000 2021-01-10 09:59:35Belgium counts all deaths of people who have had a positive Covid-19 test among virus fatalities, giving it one of the world's highest death rates wi

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Left out in the cold: Covid-19 puts the 2021-01-15 14:05:04Whether it's for the fresh air and exhilarating outdoor pursuits, or the hot chocolate, fondue and après-ski fun, Europe's Alps are one

'Willingness and urgency' to resolve Brexit trade issues: 2021-01-15 13:52:47We're now just over a fortnight into the new arrangements between the United Kingdom and the European Union. Their combined half a billion citizens a

Small Icelandic harbour keeps memory of French fishermen 2021-01-15 11:59:04In this edition we take you to eastern Iceland, to discover a little-known chapter of maritime history. Nowadays Faskrudsfjordur is just a s

French govt tightens Covid-19 border controls to fight 2021-01-15 09:54:24France will strengthen border controls and bring forward its night curfew by two hours to 6 p.m. as it tries to slow the spread of coronavirus infecti

Dutch government collectively resigns over childcare subsidies scandal 2021-01-15 09:19:28Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the resignation of his government on Friday, accepting responsibility for years of mismanagement of childcare subs

Dr. Fauci on getting 'back to normal', Tunisia 2021-01-15 07:45:27Amid increasing concerns over police brutality, France's police watchdog has been targeted for a controversial reform. This week, we a

EU states express 'severe concern' as Pfizer temporarily 2021-01-15 07:34:42A global coronavirus vaccine rollout suffered a major blow Friday as Pfizer said it would delay shipments of the jabs in the next three to four weeks

Anxiety grows as pandemic takes toll on France’s 2021-01-15 07:06:57With French universities in limbo amid the latest resurgence in Covid-19 infections, alarm bells are ringing over the psychological and academic conse

Wikipedia celebrates its 20th birthday, aims to reach 2021-01-15 01:33:09Wikipedia celebrates its 20th anniversary on Friday and the collaborative, volunteer-produced internet encyclopedia aims to spend the next 20 years fu

Covid-19: France to introduce 6pm curfew, offer vaccines 2021-01-14 12:20:42The French government will impose a nationwide 6pm curfew for at least 15 days starting on Saturday to stem the spread of coronavirus, Prime Mini

Kremlin critic Navalny ready to return to Russia 2021-01-13 22:52:01Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he plans to go home to Russia next weekend despite the authorities’ threats to put him once again behind

Italy's government plunged into crisis as former PM 2021-01-13 13:13:13Italy's former premier Matteo Renzi said on Wednesday he was pulling his party's ministers from the cabinet, effectively leaving the rulin

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