El Salvador makes Bitcoin legal tender

El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly has approved legislation making the cryptocurrency Bitcoin legal tender in the country, the first country to do so

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Albanian Parliament impeaches president for vote comments

Albanian Parliament impeaches president for vote comments
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The Albanian Parliament has impeached President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution and discharged ...

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UK court rules government acted unlawfully in contract award

UK court rules government acted unlawfully in contract award
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Britain’s High Court has ruled that the U.K. government acted unlawfully in awarding a ...

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Iran candidate says he’s willing to potentially meet Biden

Iran candidate says he’s willing to potentially meet Biden
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A prominent Iranian presidential candidate says he’d be willing to meet with U.S. President ...

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2 police officers protecting Pakistan polio team shot dead

2 police officers protecting Pakistan polio team shot dead
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Police say gunmen on a motorcycle have shot and killed two police officers assigned ...

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Greece taps markets for 4th time in 2021, raises 2.5bn euros

Greece taps markets for 4th time in 2021, raises 2.5bn euros
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Greece has raised 2.5 billion euros ($3.1 billion) after reopening a 10-year bond auction, ...

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Former VW boss to pay firm $13 million over diesel scandal

Former VW boss to pay firm $13 million over diesel scandal
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Volkswagen says the executive in charge during the company's diesel scandal will pay the ...

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Thousands return home in east Congo after volcano eruption

Thousands return home in east Congo after volcano eruption
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Thousands of people are returning to Goma and a surrounding region in eastern Congo ...

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Building collapse in South Korea kills 9, injures 8

Building collapse in South Korea kills 9, injures 8
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A five-story building being demolished in southern South Korea has collapsed, sending debris falling ...

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Japan, Australia share China concerns, augment defense ties

Japan, Australia share China concerns, augment defense ties
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Japan and Australia have shared concern about China's increasingly assertive actions in regional seas ...

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EU launches proceedings over top German court's ECB ruling

EU launches proceedings over top German court's ECB ruling
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The European Union has launched proceedings against Germany over a ruling by the top ...

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Iraqi militia commander, whose arrest stoked tensions, freed

Iraqi militia commander, whose arrest stoked tensions, freed
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An Iraqi militia commander whose arrest last month sparked a standoff between the government ...

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Trump-linked tycoon to take Dubai developer DAMAC private

Trump-linked tycoon to take Dubai developer DAMAC private
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The billionaire founder of one of Dubai’s largest developers, DAMAC Properties, has announced his ...

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Belarus opposition leader urges international probe of govt

Belarus opposition leader urges international probe of govt
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A Belarusian opposition leader has called for the creation of an international tribunal to ...

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Europe's stimulus likely to keep running as economies reopen

Europe's stimulus likely to keep running as economies reopen
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The European Central Bank is likely to say it's too early to withdraw its ...

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Online antisemitism rises in Czech Republic amid pandemic

Online antisemitism rises in Czech Republic amid pandemic
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The Jewish community says that antisemitic incidents in the Czech Republic continued to rise ...

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Europe's stimulus likely to keep running as economies reopen

Europe's stimulus likely to keep running as economies reopen
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The European Central Bank is likely to say it's too early to withdraw its ...

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EU court annuls approval of aid for German airline Condor

EU court annuls approval of aid for German airline Condor
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A top European Union court has annulled the EU’s approval of 550 million euros ...

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Building collapses in South Korea, injuring 8 people

Building collapses in South Korea, injuring 8 people
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A building being demolished in southern South Korea has collapsed, sending debris falling on ...

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UK, EU seek to avert 'sausage war' in post-Brexit talks

UK, EU seek to avert 'sausage war' in post-Brexit talks
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The U.K. is calling on the European Union to show pragmatism and “common sense,” ...

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Russian court mulls motion to outlaw Navalny's organizations

Russian court mulls motion to outlaw Navalny's organizations
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A Moscow court is considering a request by prosecutors to outlaw the organizations founded ...

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EU report: Illicit drug sales moved online during lockdowns

EU report: Illicit drug sales moved online during lockdowns
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An annual drug trends report concludes that illegal drug production on European soil increased ...

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Australia says WTO should punish Chinese economic coercion

Australia says WTO should punish Chinese economic coercion
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Australia's prime minister says the World Trade Organization should penalize China for “bad behavior ...

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Japan, Australia share China concerns, raise defense ties

Japan, Australia share China concerns, raise defense ties
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Foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Australia have agreed to strengthen their security ...

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Albanian parliament to vote on president’s impeachment

Albanian parliament to vote on president’s impeachment
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Albania's parliament is holding an extraordinary session to vote on the impeachment of the ...

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Outgoing Iran president, a debate target, defends his record

Outgoing Iran president, a debate target, defends his record
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Iran’s president has angrily defended himself after coming under harsh attack during a presidential ...

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Mongolians voting for president amid biggest virus outbreak

Mongolians voting for president amid biggest virus outbreak
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Mongolians are voting for a new president amid COVID-19 restrictions and efforts to revive ...

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Official: 10 HALO Trust staff killed northern Afghanistan

Official: 10 HALO Trust staff killed northern Afghanistan
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An Afghan interior ministry official says gunmen killed 10 people and wounded 14 others ...

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Bus with migrant workers collides with van in India; 17 dead

Bus with migrant workers collides with van in India; 17 dead
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Police say a bus carrying migrant workers after the lifting of coronavirus restrictions hit ...

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Rights group: Colombian police cause deaths of 20 protesters

Rights group: Colombian police cause deaths of 20 protesters
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An international monitoring group is accusing police officers in Colombia of responsibility for the ...

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In Mexico, YouTuber helps win husband state governorship

In Mexico, YouTuber helps win husband state governorship
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The winner of the election triumphed largely thanks to his glamorous but off-message YouTube ...

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China: Professor killed party official at Fudan University

China: Professor killed party official at Fudan University
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Authorities say a professor has killed the Communist Party secretary at the school of ...

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Nicaragua arrests 2 more potential challengers to Ortega

Nicaragua arrests 2 more potential challengers to Ortega
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Nicaragua’s National Police have arrested two more potential challengers to President Daniel Ortega, the ...

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Toddler who washed up on Norwegian island is identified

Toddler who washed up on Norwegian island is identified
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The body of a toddler who washed ashore on Norway’s southwest coast in January ...

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Rio de Janeiro's Christ statue: 'Thou shalt not bribe'

Rio de Janeiro's Christ statue: 'Thou shalt not bribe'
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Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Christ the Redeemer statue is trying to set a moral ...

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Nicaragua arrests a third potential challenger to Ortega

Nicaragua arrests a third potential challenger to Ortega
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Nicaragua’s National Police has arrested another potential challenger to President Daniel Ortega, the third ...

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Peruvians wait to learn who will be president

Peruvians wait to learn who will be president
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Peruvians are still waiting to learn who will become their president next month as ...

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UK urges EU to show 'common sense' in post-Brexit talks

UK urges EU to show 'common sense' in post-Brexit talks
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The U.K.’s chief negotiator called on the European Union to show “pragmatism and common ...

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OAS mission visits Haiti amid concerns of violence, chaos

OAS mission visits Haiti amid concerns of violence, chaos
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A mission from the Organization of American States has arrived in Haiti amid concerns ...

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Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic loses genocide appeal

Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic loses genocide appeal
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U.N. judges have upheld the conviction of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic ...

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France freezes military ties with Central African Republic

France freezes military ties with Central African Republic
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France has suspended military operations with Central African Republic, accusing its government of failing ...

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Mexico bars former cabinet secretary from holding office

Mexico bars former cabinet secretary from holding office
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Mexico has barred former Treasury and Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray from holding public ...

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Serb commander Mladic loses genocide appeal in UN court

Serb commander Mladic loses genocide appeal in UN court
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U.N. appeals judges have upheld the conviction of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko ...

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Paul Givan, 39, set to be Northern Ireland's new leader

Paul Givan, 39, set to be Northern Ireland's new leader
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A 39-year-old lawmaker is set to become Northern Ireland’s youngest first minister, replacing the ...

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French leader Macron slapped in face on visit to small town

French leader Macron slapped in face on visit to small town
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French President Emmanuel Macron  has been slapped in the face by a man during ...

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Trudeau denounces truck attack that targeted Muslim family

Trudeau denounces truck attack that targeted Muslim family
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has denounced an attack involving a driver accused of ...

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