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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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    New Covid strains won’t impact Russian vaccines’ efficiency: expert

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:31pm on May 07, 2021

    The potential of new coronavirus strains appearing won’t diminish the efficiency of Russian-made Covid vaccines, assures Viktor Zuyev, chief researcher at the Gamaleia Research Institute...

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    UK ruling party scores crushing win in opposition stronghold

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 07:24pm on May 07, 2021

    Prime minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives scored a stunning election victory in an opposition stronghold Friday, after Britain held its first major ballot box test since...

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    EU summit attended in person 1st time this year

    Associated Press/ UNB . Lisbon | Updated at 03:30pm on May 07, 2021

    On the list of things not to do during a pandemic, holding big international gatherings is close to the top...

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