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More than 40 test positive for Covid-19 on Norwegian cruise ship.

Norway stops all such vessels with more than 100 on board coming ashore after outbreak

Climate change: Building smallholder resilience in sub-Saharan Africa.

Small farms inhabit some of the most at-risk landscapes, including hillsides, deserts and floodplains

Seventeen seasonal workers from Ukraine violate self-isolation rules in Estonia – minister.

They are facing a fine or deportation; criminal cases may be opened against them.

Former Spanish king to go into exile over financial allegations.

Juan Carlos had abdicated in favour of his son Felipe six years ago following scandals

Envoy To India Philip Barton Promoted As UK Foreign Office Minister.

British High Commissioner to India Sir Philip Barton has been promoted as a minister in the newly formed Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

Pressure mounts on Poland and Hungary over eroded rule of law.

Call for EU to stall aid due to media curtailment, court interference and LGBT rights

TikTok «Out Of Business» In US If Not Sold By Mid-September: Donald Trump.

President Donald Trump said Monday that Chinese-owned hugely popular video-sharing app TikTok will be "out of business" in the United States if not sold to a US firm by September 15.

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AfD senior figure warns of looming party split

Heated dispute erupts over Andreas Kalbitz expulsion for membership non-disclosure

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Face masks at home may be needed as U.S. battles coronavirus: task force head

Dr. Deborah Birx told CNN coronavirus is "extraordinarily widespread" in the U.S. compared to spring.

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Face masks at home may be needed as U.S. battles coronavirus: task force head

Dr. Deborah Birx told CNN coronavirus is "extraordinarily widespread" in the U.S. compared to spring.

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Brazil’s vice-president defends Bolsonaro’s response to Covid-19.

President criticised for ‘gross negligence’ in handling crisis, as deaths approach 100,000

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Reuters Exclusive: Papers leaked before UK election in suspected Russian operation were hacked from ex-trade minister.

Among the stolen information were six tranches of documents detailing British trade negotiations with the United States.

Medvedev Says Migrants In Russia Committing More Crime As Unemployment Skyrockets.

Dmitry Medvedev, the deputy chairman of Russia’s Security Council, said the nation’s migrants are committing more crimes amid mass unemployment due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Ukraine's Defense Ministry responds to Russia's statements on possible arming of Donbas.

About 210 multiple rocket launchers have already been deployed by Russian-led forces to Donbas.

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Phased reopening in German schools as classes judged unlikely Covid-19 hotspots.

If a pupil tests positive, only their age cohort will be quarantined – not the entire school

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Groundwork In China For Virus Origin Probe Complete, Says WHO.

The World Health Organization's mission in China laying the groundwork for an investigation into the animal origins of the coronavirus pandemic has concluded, the UN health agency said Monday.

Report: Russians Suspected Of Hacking Former U.K. Trade Minister’s E-Mail Ahead Of Elections

Russians are suspected of hacking into a former British trade minister’s e-mail and leaking classified U.S.-U.K. trade documents ahead of Britain's 2019 elections, Reuters reported on August 3.

Kazakh Activist Charged With Assaulting Police Officer Goes On Trial.

Kazakh civil rights activist Asya Tulesova has gone on trial on charges of assaulting and verbally insulting police during an unsanctioned rally in Almaty in June.

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U.S. Navy investigating video of dogs attacking Colin Kaepernick stand-in

The Navy said in a statement posted on Twitter that officials became aware of the video on Sunday.

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Afghan Forces Retake Prison Attacked By Islamic State; 29 Killed.

Afghan security forces laid siege to a prison seized by Islamic State fighters in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Monday, with at least 29 people killed after the terrorists overnight assault led to...

Open data transport service includes section to track road safety improvement in Ukraine – Krykliy.

The open data service of the transport industry has been replenished with a new section (https://bi.e-transport.gov.ua/road-safety), which provides up-to-date information on improving road safety in different regions of Ukraine.

Ukrainian city in COVID-19 red zone refuses to toughen lockdown rules.

The city's council says that all municipally owned companies, namely transport firms, will continue working.

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Ukraine cuts electricity imports by 30 times in H1 2020.

In January-June 2020, Ukraine’s electricity imports decreased by 30 times compared to the previous year, while exports – by 6.8 times.

Millennials, Gen Z now make up majority of U.S. population

A new analysis by the Brookings Institution shows that 50.7 per cent of U.S. residents were under age 40, as of July 2019.

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Melbourne declares disaster, enforces curfew as coronavirus cases spike.

Nonessential businesses in Australia's second-largest city to shut down starting Wednesday.

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