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Beheading of a French teacher: Paris remembers the ambassador of Turkey after the Erdogan-Macron exchange

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said the country is withdrawing Ambassador Herve Magro from his NATO ally due to “hateful and slanderous propaganda against France, which testifies to the desire to arouse hatred against us and our hearts “, as well as” direct insults against the President of the Republic, expressed at the highest levels of the Turkish state …

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A shark attack on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef leaves humans in critical condition

A 59-year-old Australian man was in critical condition Sunday after a shark attacked while fishing in the Great Barrier Reef, authorities said. Paramedics responded around noon at Britomart Reef near Lucinda in Queensland, the Queensland Ambulance Service said. SHARKS IN THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MEET RECORD NUMBERS The man was spearfishing with a friend when the shark bit …

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European countries impose new restrictions for Covid-19 due to the increase in infections

France has announced a daily record of coronavirus infections and Italy has imposed the most severe restrictions on its population since the end of the blockade, as the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Europe accelerates. Italy, struggling with an explosive increase in infections and approaching 20,000 confirmed cases per day, on Sunday announced the closure of all bars …

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Covid: closed supermarket rules in Wales need to be “clarified” – BBC News

Covid: closed supermarket rules in Wales need to be “clarified” BBC News Wales: Supermarket aisles closed as Guardian News begins fireblock No escape from Wales: British police enforce travel ban The Associated Press According to the BBC News minister, the national blockade of Wales in the new year is “likely” The Welsh government to review the ban on the sale …

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Spain orders a national curfew to stem the worsening of the epidemic

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) – Spain declared a second nationwide state of emergency Sunday and ordered a nationwide night curfew in hopes of stemming a resurgence of coronavirus infections, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said. The socialist leader told the nation in a televised speech that the extraordinary measure will take effect Sunday evening. Sánchez said his government is using the state …

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The US and India are expected to sign a military pact while China promises closer ties

The United States and India are expected to sign a key military deal this week, strengthening cooperation in the Pacific and Indian Oceans to counter an increasingly assertive China, Indian officials said. A senior US defense official did not confirm the planned signing, but cited significant progress. He also said the pact, known as the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement, …

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Pope Francis appoints Wilton Gregory as Cardinal, along with 12 others

The move was widely anticipated, as Washington’s archbishops are generally appointed cardinals after their appointments. But it is nonetheless symbolically significant in the Catholic Church in the United States, where blacks have been under-represented among the leaders. Gregory was appointed archbishop of Washington last year, taking over from Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who had been accused of mishandling cases of abuse …

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New cases of the virus in the United States exceed 83,700 for the second consecutive day

BALTIMORA – The day after the United States set a daily record for new confirmed coronavirus infections, it came very close to doing it again. Data released by Johns Hopkins University shows 83,718 new cases were reported in the United States on Saturday, nearly matching the 83,757 infections reported on Friday. Before that, the majority of cases reported in the …

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While Pompeo campaigns against China, a growing reception in India

When the United States attempted to strike a defense deal with the Maldives, a vast and strategic archipelago seven years ago, their plans were silently torpedoed by a friend – India, which views the Indian Ocean as its sphere of influence. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit the Maldives this week following high-level talks in India, which offered …

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