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Multi-billion Rio Tinto mining project sparks protests in Serbia

Hundreds of protestors have demonstrated in Loznica, western Serbia, against a mining project they say threatens the local environment. The…

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Merkel’s potential successor apologizes after book on immigration was flagged for plagiarism

As parliamentary elections in Germany loom, chancellor candidate and leader of the ruling Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) Armin Laschet…

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Germany drops South Africa from ‘Covid variant area’ list as Delta becomes prevalent in both countries

German authorities have removed South Africa from the country’s ‘virus variant’ list, as the extra-contagious Delta strain dominates other Covid-19…

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Bulgaria’s President pushes for government talks to avoid 3rd election

Bulgaria”s President has urged his country’s political parties to hold coalition talks to avoid another parliamentary election. A second vote…

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Thai media restrictions raise freedom of expression concerns

BANGKOK — Thailand implemented new regulations on Friday that appeared to broaden the government’s ability to restrict media reports and…

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‘Devastating beyond words’: Remains of missing hiker found in France

The remains of a missing British hiker have been found in the Pyrenees, her family has confirmed. Esther Dingley was…

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Ending Covid restrictions for double-jabbed citizens increases risk of vaccine-resistant strains emerging, fresh study warns

A study released on Friday has raised fresh concerns that easing Covid restrictions before countries have achieved full inoculation could…

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Eurovision winning Italian rock band Maneskin honoured by the mayor of Rome

Eurovision-winning Italian rock band Maneskin have been honoured by the mayor of Rome. The four members were given a small…

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Death from 1985 shaken baby case leads to murder charge

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. — Babysitter Terry McKirchy got a light sentence 36 years ago after pleading no contest to attempted…

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Ship tied to Israeli billionaire attacked off Oman, 2 killed

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — An oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire reportedly came under attack off the coast…

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