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Thousands protest coronavirus restrictions in Czech capital

Thousands have rallied in the Czech capital to protest the government’s restrictive measures to tackle a record surge of coronavirus…

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UK plans new measures to combat omicron coronavirus variant

LONDON — The U.K. government on Saturday said that it was planning new measures to combat the omicron COVID-19 variant,…

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Amid riots, France to consider some autonomy for Guadeloupe

France’s government is offering to discuss greater autonomy for the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe ByThe Associated Press November 27,…

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Climate activists block Amazon UK warehouses on Black Friday

Climate activists are blockading Amazon warehouses across the U.K. on Friday in an attempt to pressure the company on one…

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‘Get up!’ Pope prays that Lebanon can get back on its feet

Pope Francis says he’s praying that God will help Lebanon “get up” and get back on its feet following an…

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Merkel: ‘Sad day’ as Germany marks 100,000 deaths from COVID

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel labelled Thursday “a very sad day” and backed calls for more restrictions, as her…

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Putin says Russia will offer good gas deal to Serbia

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow will continue providing natural gas to Serbia on terms favorable to its ally ByThe…

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Who’s a hero? Some states, cities still debating hazard pay

HARTFORD, Conn. — When the U.S. government allowed so-called hero pay for frontline workers as a possible use of pandemic…

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Europe’s Christmas markets warily open as COVID cases rise

FRANKFURT, Germany — The holiday tree is towering over the main square in this central German city, the chestnuts and…

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Asian stocks mixed after Fed says ready to act on inflation

Asian stock markets are mixed after Federal Reserve officials indicated they were ready to raise interest rates sooner than expected…

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