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Covid: Moscow shops and restaurants shut in partial lockdown

Russia closes non-essential services and sends workers home amid record Covid deaths.

Climate change: Major US oil companies to testify in Congress

A US congressional hearing will examine whether oil companies misled the public about climate change.

White House Skeptical Iran Ready to Restart Nuclear Talks

The White House on Wednesday responded skeptically after Iran’s chief negotiator announced that Tehran was ready to return to nuclear negotiations in Vienna by the end of next month.

UK boat detained by France amid fishing rights row

A French minister says the boat did not have a licence to fish in French waters and was seized.

Kidnapped American Pastor Finally Freed in Haiti, 17 Other Missionaries Still Hostage

An elderly pastor who was kidnapped earlier this month by armed men dressed as Haitian National Police officers has reportedly been released. The 79-year-old pastor’s ransom had been paid, but then his captors refused to release him.

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