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Greek socialist ex-minister Valyrakis, 77, found dead at seaSifis Valyrakis, a former minister and resistance fighter against Greece’s 1967-74 military dictatorship who twice made daring escapes, was found dead at sea Sunday night, the coast guard has announced
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Israel's struggling Labor party chooses new leaderIsrael’s Labor Party has chosen Merav Michaeli, a veteran lawmaker and former journalist, as its new leader ahead of March elections
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Fauci: UK Strain Could Be Worse Than ThoughtRecent data suggests the UK strain of the coronavirus is more deadly, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. "We want to look at the data ourselves," Fauci said. Until that happens, he said, the US needs to "assume now that what has been circulating dominantly in the UK does have a...
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Israel opens embassy in UAE, expanding new relationsIsrael says it has opened its embassy in the United Arab Emirates
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People, some wearing masks to help protect from the spread of the coronavirus sit on a square in Eminonu market in Istanbul, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, hours before the start of a two-day weekend curfew. The country of 83 million rolled out its vaccination drive a week ago, starting with health care workers as well as nursing home residents and their care-givers. More than 1 million people received the first of two doses of the vaccine developed by China's Sinovac pharmaceutical company in the first week.  (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Turkey passes 25,000 COVID-19-related deathsThe Turkish health ministry says the country has seen more than 25,000 COVID-19-related deaths since the start of the outbreak in March
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Burundi ruling party selects hardliner as secretary-generalBurundi’s ruling party has selected as the former president of the country’s senate to be the new secretary-general
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19 burned bodies found near Mexico-US border townMexican authorities say they've found 19 shot and burned bodies near a town across the Rio Grande from Texas
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Palestinians ask Europe to send monitors for electionsPalestinian election officials have invited the European Union to send observers to monitor upcoming elections planned for the Palestinian legislature and presidency
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Kamalas Ride Free at India Amusement ParkAmusement parks in India are celebrating the first Indian-American (and woman and African American) vice president with free admission for anyone who shares her name. Per DNAIndia , Wonderla amusement parks announced Friday that locations in Kochi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad will give free entry to visitors named Kamala. "This Sunday all...
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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon looks on during First Minister's Questions at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (Jeff J Mitchell/PA via AP)
Scotland's leader vows to push for second independence voteScotland’s leader says she intends to hold a “legal referendum” on independence from the U.K. if she wins Scottish elections scheduled for May
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South Africa mourns anti-apartheid trombonist Jonas GwangwaTributes are pouring in for South Africa’s Oscar-nominated anti-apartheid jazz trombonist and composer Jonas Gwangwa, who has died at the age of 83
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Missing Man Found Alive After Nearly 3 WeeksIt's a day for surprise rescues . A 58-year-old man who went missing in Australia's bushland almost three weeks ago has been found alive, reports AFP . Robert Weber apparently became hopelessly lost after his car got stuck, but he found his way to a dam and survived for 18 days by...
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