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US to join New Zealand plan to fight online extremism -- The Biden administration has said it will join a global campaign to make the internet a safer place. It comes two years after the previous Trump administration refused to sign up citing first amendment rules.

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COVID: Indian courts demand government accountability - Amid a devastating second COVID wave, India's high courts have stepped in to address the government's handling of the crisis. Multiple courts have issued orders in the face of a shortage of oxygen and vital medication. Go to article

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Jerusalem: Violent clashes at Al-Aqsa mosque -- A case threatening the eviction of Palestinians in Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood has triggered further tensions with Israel.

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Modi and Bolsonaro: 2 populists' approach to COVID-19 -- Brazil's Bolsonaro and India's Modi are currently opposing a lockdown. But their approaches have been very different.

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COVID vaccine patent waivers divide EU leaders -- Increased production and exports of vaccines are more urgent than rushing ahead with a US proposal to lift patent protections on coronavirus vaccines, leading European figures have said.

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'The world is changing and we will have to change, too' -- In a speech at the EU's social summit in Porto, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen outlined her vision for the bloc's future.

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WHO approves emergency use for Chinese COVID vaccine -- It is the first time the World Health Organization has given the green light to a Chinese-made vaccine.

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Germany's third wave appears to have 'broken' -- Jens Spahn gave the positive outlook with Germany's seven-day incidence rate dropping to 125.7 cases per 100,000 people.

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Coronavirus digest: UK reopens travel to select countries -- The UK has taken a "first step" to allow international leisure travel following its massive vaccination campaign. But a number of popular destinations are still not on the low-risk list. All the latest here.

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Scotland: hopes of second independence vote on "knife-edge" -- Initial results in a Scottish election that could determine the future of the UK indicate that Nicola Sturgeon's SNP could fall short of gaining an overall majority to demand a second referendum on independence

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George Floyd murder: ex-cops hit with fresh federal charges -- The four police officers involved in the fatal arrest of the 46-year-old on May 25, 2020 have now been indicted by a US federal grand jury. Federal prosecutors accuse them of violating Floyd's civil rights.

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Nepali climber summits Everest for 25th time -- The man has climbed the world's tallest mountain almost every year since 1994. He hopes to climb again later this year, if COVID doesn't get in the way.

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Germany:Pegida labeled 'unconstitutional' -- Spy chiefs say the anti-Islam protest movement is becoming increasingly far-right and "extremist" since its inception in late 2014.

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US and Mexico vow to cooperate on border crisis -- Shortly before virtual talks with US Vice President Kamala Harris on migration and trade, Mexican President Lopez Obrador sent a diplomatic note accusing the US of violating his country's sovereignty.

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Austria children's NGO faces sex abuse claims -- Some SOS Kinderdorf staff members allegedly knew about the sexual abuse and other violence but tried to cover up the accusations. The NGO came forward with some of its findings, and is investigating the issue.

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UK: Conservatives score shock win in Labour Party stronghold -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party won the Hartlepool parliamentary seat. Ballots are being counted in Scotland, Wales, London and elsewhere."It's a very encouraging set of results," Johnson said.

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Twitter cracks down on accounts evading Trump ban -- Twitter has suspended several accounts that were set up to share statements from former US President Donald Trump's website. Trump was banned from Twitter earlier this year.

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Colombia: Why protesters keep marching amid a police crackdown -- Beatings, tear gas and dozens killed: Protesters in Colombia continue into the second week of demonstrations as the government downplays allegations of police misconduct.

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Coronavirus: Germany opens up AstraZeneca COVID vaccines for all adults

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Germany tests out regulated tourism in model project

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China's rocket: Uncontrolled, unpredictable return home

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Green gold: Avocado farming on the rise in Africa

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COVID-19 Special: South Africa after the second wave -- With another COVID-19 spike now behind it, life is starting to appear normal in South Africa.

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Flying with a cleaner conscience? -- German nonprofit atmosfair allows plane passengers to offset carbon emissions from their flights. Do such schemes work?

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How does the circular economy work? -- Designing products to be reused or converted back into raw materials would reduce waste.

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Polish grannies demonstrate for democracy -- "Polish Grannies" don't only crochet, they also demonstrate for a free press and the rule of law.

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Sustainable Bitcoin mining in Scandinavia -- Cheap, green energy has brought Bitcoin miners to northern Europe. Now others want a piece of the cheap power.

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Swiss trade deal with China neglects human rights -- Switzerland sticks to its free trade agreement with the world's second-largest economy despite criticism.

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ICYMI: Good news from around the world -- A new COVID-19 test is easier to handle, and South African lions will soon be free.

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Ban mock Jewish star at COVID protests, German anti-Semitism czar urges

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Germany: Opinion poll suggests Green party could head next government

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Germany, Russia and the Sputnik V vaccine — a tale of soft power

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Belarus: Lukashenko slams 'dumb' Germany torture trial

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Young Europeans need special support to get jobs

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The cautious return of cultural events in Europe

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COVID vaccine patent waiver: Little cause for optimism in Africa, expert warns

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Africa's drought crisis: Zimbabwe seeks solutions, Madagascar edges toward famine

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Bangladesh zoo names tiger cub after Joe Biden

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COVID: Nepal reeling from a deadly second coronavirus wave

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Greensill Bank bankruptcy hits municipalities hard

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Berliners seek referendum to remove cars from streets

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Living Planet : Freedom, farming and food security

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Living Planet: The seed guardians protecting Ecuador's food sovereignty

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Living Planet: Aflatoxins threaten food security for millions in East Africa

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Volocopter prepares for takeoff

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3 quick ways to get more people to vaccinate against COVID-19

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The coronavirus pandemic is far from over

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COVID: Is it safe to get vaccinated in pregnancy?

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Golden Globes react to controversy with diversity reforms

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Just a rip-off? Plagiarism in music

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Alban Berg's 'In Memory of an Angel'

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Bundesliga: Augsburg still in danger as Stuttgart stop the rot

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European Super League: Real Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona to face sanctions

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Manchester United to meet Villareal in Europa League final

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Bundesliga: Pal Dardai's gamble pays off as Hertha Berlin clamber closer to safety

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Opinion: Trump's Facebook ban could have global impact

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Opinion: China's New Silk Road is full of potholes

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Opinion: Journalists are never truly free in Pakistan

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Bangladesh: When will authorities clean up their act?

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Brexit deal: The 'teething problems' and 'red tape' reality

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Tory MP on COVID: UK government has done everything it could

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Can Americans have faith in their electoral system?

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