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Spain orders second nationwide state of emergency, curfew in the midst of coronavirus

BARCELONA, Spain – Spain declared another nationwide state of emergency on Sunday, ordering an overnight curfew across the country in hopes of getting a resurgence of coronavirus infections, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said. The socialist leader told the nation in a televised speech that the extraordinary measure will take effect on Sunday night. Sánchez said his government is using the …

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Shark attacks on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef leave humans in critical condition

A 59-year-old Australian man was in critical condition Sunday after a shark attacked while fishing at the Great Barrier Reef, authorities said. Paramedics responded around noon to the Britomart Reef near Lucinda in Queensland, the Queensland Ambulance Service said. SHARPS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COASTAL WATER COLLECT IN RECORD NUMBERS, RESEARCHERS SAY The man spit fishing with a friend when the …

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HERE uses ‘Saturday Night Live’ performance to promote the #EndSARS movement

Grammy-winning musician HERE used his musical performance on “Saturday Night Live” to promote the #EndSARS movement, a global campaign against police brutality in Nigeria. HERE, singer-songwriter whose real name is Gabi Wilson, was surrounded Saturday during the broadcast of a band wearing black t-shirts reading “#ENDSARS.” The hashtag is part of a growing campaign to close down the Special Anti-Robber …

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European countries are introducing new Covid-19 restrictions amid rising infections

France announced a daily record for coronavirus infections, and Italy imposed the toughest restrictions on its population since the end of its lockdown as Europe’s second wave of coronavirus pandemic accelerated. Italy, which is struggling with an explosive rise in infections and approaching 20,000 confirmed cases a day, announced on Sunday the closure of all bars and restaurants at. 18, …

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New fighting flares up over Nagorno-Karabakh as Aliyev warns against Russian involvement

By Nailia Bagirova BAKU (Reuters) – New fighting broke out between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces on Sunday over the mountainous enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh as both sides accused each other of blocking a peaceful solution to the conflict. Armenia accused Azeri forces of shelling civilian settlements. Baku denied killing civilians, saying it was ready to carry out a ceasefire, provided …

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Putin’s problems

Held up in his mansion, Russia’s authoritarian leader faces serious challenges both at home and abroad. Here’s everything you need to know: Why is Putin in trouble?Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to have achieved his wildest dream in the 2016 US election, as Russia-friendly Donald Trump narrowly won the presidency while taking advantage of a coordinated Kremlin campaign to hack …

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Sudanese split over the normalization of relations with Israel

Sudan’s move to normalize relations with Israel has left deep divisions in society, with some basing the agreement as betrayal and others as a way to save the ruined economy. The move – announced Friday – came shortly after US President Donald Trump announced that Washington had formally moved to remove Sudan as a state sponsor of terrorism, a term …

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