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Egyptian authorities arrest doctors and silence critics amid pandemic

Egyptian security agencies have tried to stifle criticism over the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi’s handling of the rising coronavirus crisis. At least 10...

Statues related to France’s colonial era daubed in paint

Two Paris statues related to France’s colonial era were daubed with red paint amid a global movement to take down monuments to figures tied...

Notre Dame forecourt opens to public a year after blaze damaged cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral’s forecourt has opened to the public for the first time since the devastating fire of April 15 last year. The body overseeing...

Eiffel Tower says ‘Merci’ to health workers fighting coronavirus

Health workers saving lives during the coronavirus outbreak have received a huge show of gratitude with the help of the Eiffel Tower. The Paris landmark...

Passengers evacuated as smoke billows over major railway station in Paris

Police evacuated a major railway station in Paris after a fire engulfed multiple vehicles and sent a large cloud of black smoke over the...

Coronavirus patient dies in Paris hospital

A 60-year-old Frenchman has died of coronavirus in a Paris hospital, the second virus-related death in France. The head of France’s national health service, Jerome...

Man shot dead in Paris after threatening police with knife

A man who lunged at a Paris police patrol with a knife and threatened to kill the officers has been shot dead in the...

Police clear makeshift migrant camps in Paris

French police have dismantled makeshift migrant camps in areas underneath highways in Paris after President Emmanuel Macron’s government pledged to get tough on immigration. Police...

French train strike aimed at Macron’s pension overhaul

Trains have been disrupted and dozens of demonstrations were held across France as unions called a strike over President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed overhaul of...

Police use tear gas in Paris amid array of protests

Paris police have used tear gas to disperse anti-government demonstrators trying to revive the yellow vest movement in France. The French capital was placed under...

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Ghislaine Maxwell calls on judge to improve prison conditions

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell says Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide last year is to blame for the conditions she faces in jail while awaiting trial. Through her...

Cardi B calls out male rappers for not speaking up about Breonna Taylor death

Cardi B has called out male rappers for not speaking out about the death of Breonna Taylor. The rapper has said she wishes more men...

Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s running mate for US elections

Joe Biden has named California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, making history by selecting the first black woman to compete on a...

Activist’s arrest in Portland galvanises Black Lives Matter

The arrest during a protest in Portland, Oregon, of a black woman who became a leading activist in the racial justice movement after she...

Lebanon marks one week since deadly Beirut explosion

Lebanon is marking a week since a massive explosion in Beirut flattened much of its capital’s port, damaged buildings and left thousands of people...
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