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#UPDATE  Eleven Pakistani police officers seized by supporters of a radical Islamist group as part of their campaign to get the French ambassador expelled have been released 📸 Supporters of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan protest in Lahore

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VIDEO: 'We are so lucky': New Zealand-Australia travel bubble opens. Excited passengers prepare to fly from Sydney Airport to New Zealand on the first flights to take advantage of a quarantine-free travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand

In the green forest outside Berlin, a David and Goliath-style battle is playing out between electric carmaker Tesla and environmental campaigners who want to stop its planned "gigafactory"

EU foreign ministers set to meet today for talks on the health of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny amid soaring tensions over a Russian military build-up on Ukraine's border

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China will attempt to move on from the collapse of champions Jiangsu FC when the new Super League season kicks off in front of 30,000 fans on Tuesday. China's ambitions to be a superpower in football are under scrutiny after Jiangsu's financial demise

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Rapid grocery delivery services have recently boomed in Russia, reflecting a global trend that has seen similar businesses winning customers in Europe and the United States

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#BREAKING Dutch bank ABN Amro to settle 480 million euro money laundering probe: statement

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#BREAKING Notre-Dame's main structure is "saved and preserved" after fire, says Paris fire official

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For more than 30 years, plastic phones shaped like the cartoon cat Garfield have been washing up on French beaches. The mystery is now solved: a shipping container which washed up during a storm in the 1980s was found in a hidden sea cave ? Fred Tanneau

China jails citizen journalist Zhang Zhan for 4 years for reporting on the virus in Wuhan. She has been on a hunger strike since June and is reportedly force-fed via a nasal tube. China has punished 8 virus whistleblowers so far. 📸Her lawyer Zhang Keke talks to the press

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VIDEO: Nigerian demonstrators Patrick, Solomon and Samuel recount the night they were injured on October 20, 2020 when the Nigerian army used live ammunition to disperse a peaceful demonstration at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos

Mexicans who served in US Army with the promise of becoming citizens but ended up being deported, protest on Memorial Day in Ciudad Juarez

#UPDATE  The first human trial to evaluate a candidate vaccine against the new coronavirus has begun in Seattle, US health officials said Monday, raising hopes in the global fight against the disease

A huge cardboard skeleton sits in a street in the Tlahuac neighbourhood of Mexico City ahead of the Day of the Dead festival ? Pedro Pardo

VIDEO: CNCrowds packed out a water park over the weekend in the central Chinese city of #Wuhan  , where the #coronavirus  first emerged late last year, keen to party as the city edges back to normal life

Free the whales: Dozens of orcas and beluga whales captured for sale to oceanariums have brought Russia's murky trade into the spotlight

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