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Great Britain’s Prince Philip Dies At Age 99

Prince Philip of the U.K., husband to Queen Elizabeth II, who died Friday at Windsor Castle, was the longest-serving consort in British history. (Image credit:…

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Violent Protests Over Brexit Continue In Belfast

Youths from the loyalist community in Northern Ireland continue violent protests against the UK government’s Brexit policy, which they fear will lead to unity with…

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Threat Of Volcanic Eruption Forces Residents To Flee St. Vincent

Saint Vincent’s National Emergency Management Organization raised the island’s alert to red on Thursday, after days of increased seismic activity at the La Soufriere volcano….

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Brazil Top Court Orders Probe Of Bolsonaro’s Pandemic Steps

Bolsonaro has downplayed the threat of the coronavirus while arguing that the economic and emotional impacts of shutdowns would harm more Brazilians than the pandemic….

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The Vaccine Passport Debate Actually Began In 1897 Over A Plague Vaccine

That’s when a vaccine for plague was invented — and authorities began to consider requiring proof of vaccination before visiting pilgrimage sites in India. The…

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March Saw Record-Breaking Numbers At The U.S.-Mexico Border

More than 18,000 unaccompanied children were taken into custody at the U.S.-Mexico border in March, the most ever in a single month. Border apprehensions have…

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French Senate Voted To Ban The Hijab For Minors In A Plea By The Conservative Right

The French Senate passed an amendment that would make it illegal for girls to wear the religious veil worn by Muslim women. The measure will…

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Future Of Rare-Earth Mining Project In Question After Greenland’s Election

The victory of the opposition party in Greenland’s parliamentary elections has raised doubts about the future of a controversial rare-earth mining project in the territory….

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Germany Says It Will Explore Buying Russia’s Sputnik V Vaccine, Bucking EU Policy

Health Minister Jens Spahn said Sputnik V could be a stop-gap solution to Europe’s critical COVID-19 vaccine shortage. Spahn said Germany will still wait for…

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Fresh Unrest In Northern Ireland Sparks Comparisons To ‘The Troubles’

The latest violence erupted amid anger from Protestant unionists concerned they’re being isolated from the U.K. and pushed into a union with the Republic of…

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Opinion: Don’t Help China By Hyping Risk Of War Over Taiwan

“Hyping the threat that China poses to Taiwan does Beijing’s work for it,” write Richard Bush and Ryan Hass of Brookings and Bonnie Glaser of…

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European Court Backs Mandatory Vaccinations Laws For Children

Requiring vaccines can be seen as “necessary in a democratic society,” the Strasbourg-based court said in its ruling on a law governing preschool kids. (Image…

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South Korea’s Opposition Wins In Local Races, Spelling Trouble For President’s Party

The country’s ruling Democratic Party suffered a devastating defeat in Wednesday’s mayoral by-elections, widely considered a bellwether for Moon Jae-in’s chances for re-election next year….

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Casualties Of Brazil’s Latest COVID-19 Surge Fill Hospitals And Morgues

Brazil is experiencing the worst moment so far of the pandemic. Deaths are out of control and hospitals are at risk of collapse. The transmission…

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3 Years Later, A Prisoner’s Family Still Awaits His Return From Iran

Iranian authorities first imprisoned Emad Shargi, a U.S. citizen, in 2018. Shargi, a businessman, was released from prison, then rearrested in 2020. His family hopes…

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Casualities Of Brazil’s Latest COVID-19 Surge Fill Hospitals And Morgues

Brazil is experiencing the worst moment so far of the pandemic. Deaths are out of control and hospitals are at risk of collapse. The transmission…

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EU Sees Possible Link Between AstraZeneca Vaccine and Blood Clots

The European Medicines Agency says there is a possible link between the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine and rare blood clots. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/04/07/985128521/eu-sees-possible-link-between-astrazeneca-vaccine-and-blood-clots Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Historians Say France Was Not Complicit In Rwanda Genocide, But Did Turn A Blind Eye

A report by historians has concluded the French government was not complicit in the Rwanda genocide of 1994 — but turned a blind eye to…

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King Of Jordan Issues Statement Concerning Royal Feud As Stress Among Citizens Rises

As Jordan’s king tries to put to rest the flare up with a rival brother, his subjects — from callers to local radio shows to…

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India’s Ambassador Says The Fight Against The Covid Pandemic Is A Work In Progress

NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks with India’s ambassador to the U.S. Taranjit Singh Sandhu about India’s response to the pandemic, vaccine diplomacy, climate change and the…

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“One Who Causes Fear”: Scientists In Argentina Discover New Dinosaur Species

A group of paleontologists in Patagonia, Argentina, discovered a new dinosaur species resembling a T-rex that “causes fear.” Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/04/07/985128421/-one-who-causes-fear-scientists-in-argentina-discover-new-dinosaur-species Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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