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Euro zone’s economic recovery gathers pace in April with France returning to growth

LONDON — Business activity in the euro zone expanded again in April, preliminary data showed on Friday, providing some positive

   

COVID-hit Indonesia orders executions via Zoom, video apps

Amnesty says almost 100 inmates sentenced virtually by judges since early last year. Indonesia has sentenced several prisoners to death

   

Here are the highest-paying companies in the UK in 2021, according to Glassdoor

Cloud software firm Salesforce is the highest-paying company in the U.K. this year, with employees’ average total pay coming out

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International Affairs

Lebanon: A Lion Pit for Journalism

Opinion by Cendrella Azar (beirut, lebanon) Thursday, February 25, 2021 Inter Press Service BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb 25 (IPS) – Our deadliest

International Affairs

In Argentinas Chaco Region, the Forest Is Also a Source of Electricity

The Unitán company’s biomass electricity generating plant in the municipality of La Escondida, in the northeast Argentine province of Chaco,

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Carey Mulligan dedicates Independent Spirit awards win to Helen McCrory

St the Independent Spirit Awards, Carey Mulligan thanked the late star for “everything she gave us”. Source link

Idriss Déby: Chad funeral for president killed by rebels

France’s President Macron is among foreign leaders to pay their last respects to Idriss Déby. Source link

India Covid crisis: Hospitals buckle under record surge

Families of Covid patients are pleading for hospital care as emergency rooms and wards overflow. Source link

Covid costs push government borrowing to highest since WW2

The government borrowed £303bn in the year to March, reflecting the cost of measures to support the economy. Source link

Prince Louis: New birthday photograph as he starts nursery

The picture of Louis on his bike was taken by the Duchess of Cambridge to mark his third birthday. Source

Asia

  

Samsung Galaxy Book Go Price, Galaxy Book Pro Models’ Video Surface Online

Samsung Galaxy Book Go will be priced at $349.99 (roughly Rs. 26,200) in the US, as per a report. The

  

Nearly 400 Passengers Run Away At Assam’s Silchar Airport To Avoid COVID-19 Test

385 passengers fled from Assam’s Silchar airport to escape mandatory COVID-19 testing Silchar, Assam: As many as 385 passengers, who

Africa

   

Idriss Déby: Chad funeral for president killed by rebels

France’s President Macron is among foreign leaders to pay their last respects to Idriss Déby. Source link

   

Africa’s week in pictures: 16-22 April 2021

A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent. Source link

China

Coronavirus live news: Beijing locks down 10 residential compounds amid new outbreak

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colombia have risen to over 50,000, the country’s Health Ministry said on Sunday, while neighbouring Ecuador

Hong Kong’s Disneyland to reopen on June 18 after coronavirus break

FILE PHOTO: A locked gate is seen after the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park closed due to the coronavirus outbreak

Explosion leaves 19 dead and 189 injured after tanker truck careers into factory

A DOUBLE explosion in China has killed 19 people and injured 189 more after a tanker truck careered off a

Russia

With Germany low on Covid-19 jabs, local politician reveals country negotiating with Russia for 30 million Sputnik V doses

The premier of Germany’s Saxony region has revealed that the country wants to buy 30 million doses of the Russian-made

Tanker plane lands after circling skies in apparent emergency near Moscow, although reports say it was a drill 

An Ilyushin Il-78 tanker plane carrying 16 crew members has made a landing at the Zhukovsky International Airport near Moscow.

Isolated clashes between police & protesters across Russia as pro-Navalny rallies attract smaller crowds than organizers hoped for

Thousands of Russians joined rallies in support of jailed activist Alexey Navalny on Wednesday. However, despite attracting over 466,000 pledges

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With Germany low on Covid-19 jabs, local politician reveals country negotiating with Russia for 30 million Sputnik V doses

The premier of Germany’s Saxony region has revealed that the country wants to buy 30 million doses of the Russian-made

    

Tanker plane lands after circling skies in apparent emergency near Moscow, although reports say it was a drill 

An Ilyushin Il-78 tanker plane carrying 16 crew members has made a landing at the Zhukovsky International Airport near Moscow.

    

Isolated clashes between police & protesters across Russia as pro-Navalny rallies attract smaller crowds than organizers hoped for

Thousands of Russians joined rallies in support of jailed activist Alexey Navalny on Wednesday. However, despite attracting over 466,000 pledges

Australasia

  

New Zealand government deploys nude ‘porn actors’ in web safety ad

It’s a scene out of every parent’s – and teenager’s – worst nightmare: two adult-film actors turn up naked at

      

India and Australia strengthen military ties as tensions simmer in South China Sea

The deals were announced after a virtual summit between prime ministers Scott Morrison of Australia and Narendra Modi of India.

  

As Anger Erupts Across U.S., Law Enforcement Tries to Rein In Protests

Authorities in cities across the U.S. used tear gas, curfews and arrests in an attempt to contain violent protests sparked