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Protests in Argentina over new coronavirus quarantine

Hundreds of people in northern Argentina have protested against new restrictions on movement to contain the coronavirus pandemic. The crowd demonstrated against the renewed quarantine measures in front of the seat of government in Formosa province on Friday, TN television station reported. Police fired rubber bullets at the demonstrators and used tear gas. With the ...

12:10 pm Et March 6, 2021

Pope Francis lands in Iraq amid Covid-19 spread, security tensions

Pope Francis arrived in Iraq on Friday for the first ever papal visit to the Middle Eastern country, a place where the Christian community has dwindled amid years ...

2:50 pm Et March 5, 2021

Magnitude 5.9 Quake Hits Greece

A magnitude 5.9 quake hit near the Greek city of Larissa on Thursday. The epicenter was recorded in Elassona town in Larissa, according to the Institute of Geodynamics ...

12:05 pm Et March 5, 2021

US urges China to play helpful role to end Myanmar coup

The US said Thursday that China must play a constructive role to bring the coup in Myanmar to an end as more civilians die as a result of ...

10:13 am Et March 5, 2021

EU, Italy stop AstraZeneca vaccine exports to Australia

A shipment of over a quarter million AstraZeneca vaccines destined for Australia has been blocked from leaving the European Union, in the first use of an export control ...

11:30 pm Et March 4, 2021

EU says no talks under way to buy Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

The European Commission said on Thursday that there were no talks under way about buying Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, hours after the EU drugs regulator began reviewing ...

1:52 pm Et March 4, 2021

Russia demands proof of Navalny poisoning following EU, US sanctions

Russia has renewed calls for evidence of the poisoning of dissident Alexei Navalny following new EU sanctions and US punitive measures. "It is outrageous" that the US claimed ...

9:30 pm Et March 3, 2021

Health minister condemns blast at Dutch virus test center

A blast caused by a “homemade device” smashed windows at a coronavirus testing center in a small Dutch town early Wednesday, police said. Nobody was hurt in the ...

5:24 pm Et March 3, 2021

Kremlin Sees New US, EU Sanctions on Russia as Interference in Internal Affairs

The Kremlin sees the new US and European Union sanctions on Russia as interference in the country's internal affairs, as all the accusations related to opposition figure Alexey Navalny's case are absurd, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. "This is nothing but interference in Russia's domestic affairs … In general, we can only express ...

11:21 am Et March 3, 2021

Japan, UNHCR sign $10m deal to help Rohingya

Japan and the UN Refugee Agency signed an agreement over the weekend to provide around $10 million for improving access to clean water at camps in Bangladesh's Cox's ...

9:59 am Et March 2, 2021
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