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    Europe eases Covid curbs, India surge on

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:16am on May 11, 2021

    Schools and stores reopened in several parts of Europe on Monday as the continent eased out of months of Covid-19 lockdowns, but India remained in...

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    Johnson faces watchdog probe over luxury holiday

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:56pm on May 10, 2021

    Britain’s parliamentary standards watchdog confirmed Monday it is investigating prime minister Boris Johnson over how he paid for a luxury Caribbean holiday, the latest of...

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    New military letter warns Macron over ‘survival’ of France

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:48pm on May 10, 2021

    A group of serving French soldiers has published a new open letter in a conservative magazine warning president Emmanuel Macron that the ‘survival’ of France...

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    Putin vows to defend Russian interests

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:03pm on May 09, 2021

    President Vladimir Putin on Sunday vowed  Russia will ‘firmly’ defend national interests and denounced the return of ‘Russophobia’, as the country marked the 76th anniversary...

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    British royal offers to sell access to Putin: report

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:59pm on May 09, 2021

    Queen Elizabeth’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, has been caught offering investors access to the Kremlin in exchange for personal gain, according to a Sunday...

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    UK election setback sparks Labour infighting

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 07:32pm on May 09, 2021

    Britain’s main opposition Labour Party was split over future strategy and embroiled in political infighting on Sunday after suffering huge losses in local polls. Keir...

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    Sadiq Khan re-elected London mayor

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:33pm on May 09, 2021

    Labour politician Sadiq Khan won re-election as London mayor on Saturday in a narrower than expected victory over Conservative rival Shaun Bailey. Khan became the...

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    G7 vaccine inequity unacceptable: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 05:18pm on May 08, 2021

    The WHO chief on Friday implored the G7 to prioritise equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines around the globe, branding the current imbalance morally inadmissible...

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    Cutting methane emissions key to slowing warming: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:14am on May 08, 2021

    Industry could cheaply and easily slash humanity’s methane emissions by at least 30 per cent in a decade, the United Nations said Thursday, adding that...

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    Johnson hails party’s crushing win in UK opposition stronghold

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:11am on May 08, 2021

    Prime minister Boris Johnson on Friday welcomed early election results in Britain’s first major vote since Brexit and the pandemic, including a stunning by-election victory...

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