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LONDON (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron visited London on Thursday for a ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of General de Gaulle’s call for wartime resistance, and to discuss Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he meets Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Downing
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes France’s President Emmanuel Macron at the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron visits the United Kingdom on Thursday to mark the 80th anniversary of General de Gaulle’s appeal to the French resistance and to talk Brexit
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FILE PHOTO: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attends a joint news conference with his Finnish counterpart Pekka Haavisto in the House of the Estates in Helsinki, Finland March 3, 2020. Lehtikuva/Markku Ulander via REUTERS MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that Moscow would welcome efforts by Washington to use its
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FILE PHOTO: Taxi drivers line-up in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome where health workers conduct tests for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for taxi drivers on the drive-thru system in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 15, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil set record on Tuesday for new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus
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FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask walks past a social distancing sign on a store window, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), near Piccadilly Circus in London, Britain June 15, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 death toll has hit 53,077, according to a Reuters tally
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing authorities imposed more restrictions to stop the spread of a fresh outbreak of coronavirus in the Chinese capital to other provinces, banning outbound travel of high-risk people and suspending some transportation services out of the city. FILE PHOTO: Security guards wearing face masks stand outside the Jingshen seafood market which has
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor Rishi Sunak chairs the daily COVID-19 briefing at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain May 29, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government will review its two-meter social distancing rule as a matter of urgency as it tries to help the country’s economy recover from a
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FILE PHOTO: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele speaks at a news conference during a nationwide quarantine as El Salvador’s government undertakes steadily stricter measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in San Salvador, El Salvador May 26, 2020.REUTERS/Jose Cabezas SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – El Salvador’s president said on Saturday that the nation’s
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday said the opposition would not recognize a “false” electoral body named by the government-friendly Supreme Court, while his allies pledged to extend the term of the current legislature. FILE PHOTO: Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognised as the country’s rightful interim
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PARIS (Reuters) – Riot police fired tear gas to prevent thousands of anti-racism protesters marching through central Paris on Saturday, as a wave of anger continued to sweep the world following the death of African American George Floyd. Demonstrators attend a protest against police brutality and the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd,
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