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    Belarus opposition leader vows to stand firm after rights award

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 12:49am on October 24, 2020

    Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya on Thursday vowed to stand firm in her bid to oust president Alexander Lukashenko, her fight buoyed by her movement...

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    COVID-19  global cases top 30m

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 10:20am on September 18, 2020

    Large parts of Europe on Friday geared up for broad new restrictions to stop the coronavirus, after infections worldwide topped 30 million and the World...

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    Massive chunk of Greenland’s glacier crashes into sea

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 10:32pm on September 15, 2020

    A massive chunk of ice — larger than the city of Paris — has broken off from the Arctic’s largest ice shelf because of warmer...

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    WHO issues Europe deaths warning as daily cases hit new high

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 04:29pm on September 14, 2020

    Europe will face a rising death toll from the coronavirus during the autumn months, the World Health Organisation warned on Monday, as the number of...

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    Arctic sea ice melting faster than forecast

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 10:49pm on August 18, 2020

    The Arctic sea ice is melting faster than climate models had predicted, researchers at the University of Copenhagen warned on Tuesday. Until now, climate models...

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    WHO worries over Europe virus cases as nations tighten curbs

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 01:19am on July 25, 2020

    The World Health Organisation Friday expressed concern over a coronavirus resurgence in Europe as Britain and Austria tightened restrictions and China stepped up testing. Europe...

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    Mental health of Europe’s teens on decline: study

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 10:53pm on May 19, 2020

    The mental health of Europe’s teenagers has deteriorated since 2014, a study by the regional branch of the World Health Organisation covering 45 countries showed...

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    Domestic violence surges in locked down Europe: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 11:14pm on May 07, 2020

    Emergency services across Europe have seen a sharp rise in domestic abuse calls under sweeping coronavirus lockdowns imposed across the continent, the World Health Organisation’s...

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    WHO warns of neglecting vaccinations during pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 12:45am on May 01, 2020

    The World Health Organisation’s European office warned Thursday that to keep other infectious diseases in check, vaccination programmes must remain a priority even during the...

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    Creator of LEGO figure dies

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 11:46pm on February 23, 2020

    Jens Nygaard Knudsen, who designed the iconic Lego mini-figure with interchangeable legs and torsos, has died while in hospice care from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS),...

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