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China has sharply criticized the US diplomatic boycott of February's Beijing Winter Olympics and has promised unspecified "resolute countermeasures"

The German parliament began debating measures on Tuesday that would impose compulsory vaccination on people working in hospitals and care homes

By the end of the week, one in 10 people across Europe will have had a Covid-19 infection according to the World Health Organization (WHO)

Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD), the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) have signed their finalized coalition agreement, paving the way for a new government to take office later this week.

China has sharply criticized the decision of around 100 Japanese members of parliament to visit Tokyo's Yasukuni shrine, which honours the country's war dead, including several convicted war criminals

The Polish government has estimated that some 7,000 migrants hoping to reach the EU remain in limbo in neighbouring Belarus

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Italy's government on Friday announced a nationwide lockdown for the end-of-year holidays after experts warned the country was still at high risk from the coronavirus epidemic

Amnesty International has called on US authorities to drop the charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and urged British authorities to release him immediately

Here's how to say "Donald Trump" in American Sign Language. The Swiss Deaf Association had earlier chosen it as sign of the year.

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A lot of Hong Kong residents gathered to wish Carrie Lam a happy birthday. They didn't mean it as a sign of affection

Nathan Law wins Time magazine's Reader Poll, a list of the world's most influential people.

#BREAKING Italy will close all shops, bars and restaurants, except pharmacies and food stores, as part of further efforts to contain the coronavirus, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says

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Australia's prime minister warns the nation to prepare for 'brutal truths' as a long-awaited report into allegations of war crimes by its Special Forces troops during the Afghan conflict is set to be released

#BREAKING : Nobel prize-winning author Svetlana Alexievich, 72, has fled Belarus over concern for her safety, dpa has learned.

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