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World Jul 22Death rates soar in Southeast Asia as virus wave spreads
The deaths have followed record numbers of new cases being reported in countries across the region which have left health care systems struggling to cope and governments scrambling to implement new restrictions.
World Jul 15Vaccine deliveries rising as delta virus variant slams Asia
As many Asian countries battle their worst surge of COVID-19 infections, the slow flow of vaccine doses from around the world is finally picking up speed.
World May 04German officials say far-right crime rising as police arrest alleged neo-Nazi
Berlin police arrested a 53-year-old German man on suspicion of sending dozens of threatening letters to politicians, lawyers and journalists that were signed with the acronym of a neo-Nazi group.
World Nov 18Berlin police forcefully disperse protest over virus rules
German police fired water cannons Wednesday at demonstrators protesting coronavirus restrictions in Berlin's government district, after crowds ignored calls to wear masks and keep their distance from one another.
World Oct 14Germany to give $662 million in aid to Holocaust survivors
Germany has agreed to provide more than a half billion euros to aid Holocaust survivors struggling under the burdens of the coronavirus pandemic.
Politics Oct 05U.N. chief urges Libya cease-fire, warns its future is at stake
The United Nations chief is urging world powers and other countries with interests in Libya's long-running civil war to keep working toward a lasting cease-fire between its rival governments.
Politics Oct 01Russia’s Navalny accuses Putin of being behind his poisoning
In his first interview since he fell ill on an Aug. 20 domestic flight in Russia, Navalny told Germany's Der Spiegel magazine that in his mind, "Putin was behind the attack."…
World Sep 23Russia’s Navalny released from German hospital after 32 days
German chemical weapons experts have determined that he was poisoned with the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok — findings corroborated by labs in France and Sweden.
World Sep 15Navalny posts photo of himself online, says he can breathe
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny posted a picture of himself from his hospital bed in Germany on Tuesday, saying that he was enjoying the ability to finally breathe on his own after being poisoned with a nerve agent.
World Sep 03Russian spokesman says Germany has provided no proof of Navalny poisoning
Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman brushed off allegations Thursday that the Kremlin was involved in poisoning Putin's most determined critic.