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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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Saudi Arabia unveils health measures that will allow pilgrims to visit Mecca

Saudi Arabia has released new details on how it plans to gradually allow Muslims back to Islam’s holiest site in Mecca to perform the...

Plaque symbolising Thai democracy removed in less than a day

A plaque symbolising Thailand’s transition to democracy has been removed less than 24 hours after it was installed by anti-government demonstrators in a historic...

Counsellors and psychologists vital for Covid-19 rehab, says expert

Counsellors and psychologists are an important part of coronavirus rehabilitation as people suffer from long-term effects of Covid-19, an expert has said. Patients who have...

Woman arrested over White House poison attempt

A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at New York-Canada border,...

Covid-19 vaccine could be available to some before the end of the year says UK scientific adviser

Small amounts of a coronavirus vaccine could be made available to certain groups of people before the end of the year, according to the...
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