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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 Apr 20U.K. toughens its carbon target before Biden climate summit
The U.K. government has pledged to reduce carbon emissions by 2035. The more ambitious climate target was announced ahead of a virtual climate summit U.S. President Joe Biden plans to host on Thursday.
World Mar 23Germany extends virus lockdown until mid-April as cases rise
Germany has extended its lockdown measures by another month and imposed several new restrictions, including largely shutting down public life over Easter, in an effort to drive down the rate of coronavirus infections.
World Mar 18EU drug agency discounts any link between vaccine and clots
On Thursday, ahead of the EMA's announcement, Britain's drug regulatory agency said there is no sign AstraZeneca's vaccine causes clots, and it urged people to continue getting the shot.
Health Mar 16E.U. regulator ‘convinced’ AstraZeneca benefit outweighs risk
The European Medicines Agency urged governments Tuesday not to halt use of the vaccine at a time when the pandemic is still taking thousands of lives each day.
World Mar 15Major European nations suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine
Spain will stop administering the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for two weeks while experts review its safety, Health Minister Carolina Dias announced Monday.
World Feb 08EU countries expel Russian diplomats in Navalny dispute
Germany, Poland and Sweden on Monday each declared a Russian diplomat in their country “persona non grata,” retaliating in kind to last week’s decision by Moscow to expel diplomats from the three European Union countries over the case of opposition…
World Jan 29AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine authorized for all adults, EU regulator says
The decision requires final approval from the European Commission, a process that occurred swiftly with the other coronavirus vaccines.
World Jan 21World leaders cheer U.S. return to climate fight under Biden
World leaders have breathed an audible sigh of relief that the United States under President Joe Biden is rejoining the global effort to curb climate change, a cause that his predecessor had shunned.
World Jan 01World quietly rings in 2021 after enduring a year many prefer to forget
As midnight rolled from Asia to the Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Americas, the New Year’s experience mirrored national responses to the virus itself.