Over 50 German police officers injured, 250 people detained in Berlin May Day rallies

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A timeline of Northern Ireland since its birth 100 years ago

BELFAST (AFP) – Northern Ireland came into being on May 3, 1921 as Ireland became independent…

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UK defends aid cuts after UN warnings of deadly impact

LONDON (AFP) – Britain on Sunday (May 2) defended cuts to its aid spending, stressing the budget impact of the coronavirus pandemic, after several UN agencies warned they would translate…

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SpaceX returns 4 astronauts to Earth from International Space Station

SpaceX safely returned four astronauts from the International Space Station on Sunday, making the first U.S. crew splashdown in darkness since the Apollo 8 moonshot. The Dragon capsule parachuted into the…

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Court in India urges government action as hospitals cry for help amid COVID-19 surge

With Indian hospitals struggling to secure a steady supply of oxygen, and more COVID-19 patients dying amid the shortages, a court in New Delhi said it would start punishing government…

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Why residents say making Washington D.C. the 51st state is a ‘racial equity issue’

What happens when you live in a national capital that is not part of any state or province, whose federal representatives cannot vote on legislation, and where local laws can…

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Iran FM Javad Zarif asks Soleimani family for ‘forgiveness’ after leak

TEHERAN (AFP) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday (May 2) asked the family of Qasem Soleimani for “forgiveness” following his leaked comments that the revered late commander…

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G-7 to look at rapid response mechanism to counter Russian ‘propaganda’, UK’s Raab says

LONDON (REUTERS) – The Group of Seven richest countries will look at a proposal to build a rapid response mechanism to counter Russian “propaganda” and disinformation, British Foreign Secretary Dominic…

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Israel observes day of mourning for religious festival dead

JERUSALEM (REUTERS) – Israel observed a day of mourning on Sunday (May 2) for 45 people crushed to death at a Jewish religious festival, with flags lowered to half-staff and…

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In Russia, conscription is a weapon for silencing dissent

MOSCOW (AFP) – In December 2019, police officers came to Ruslan Shaveddinov’s Moscow apartment, sawed through the door and placed him in handcuffs before whisking him away for forced military…

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