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AstraZeneca says it hasn't pulled out of talks with the European Union and plans to meet with officials from the bloc later Wednesday in Brussels.

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A German state governor has apologized for referring to Chancellor Angela Merkel as “little Merkel” during a recent online event, saying he had unintentionally displayed macho behavior.

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BREAKING: AstraZeneca pulls out of a meeting with the European Union to discuss delayed vaccine commitments.

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Hundreds of Holocaust survivors in Austria and Slovakia are poised to get their first coronavirus vaccinations. The shots acknowledge their past suffering with a special tribute 76 years after the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.

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German prosecutors say a woman has been charged with preparing a far-right attack and other crimes on allegations she was in the process of building a bomb to target Muslims and local politicians in Bavaria.

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Rights groups launch a class-action lawsuit against France saying that French police systematically discriminate against Black people and people of Arab descent during ID checks.

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BREAKING: Russian parliament's lower house has approved the extension of the last remaining nuclear treaty with U.S. The State Duma voted unanimously to extend the New START pact for five years.

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French drugmaker Sanofi will help produce coronavirus vaccines by its rival Pfizer since the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is approved and Sanofi's vaccine won't be ready until late 2021.

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Holocaust survivors will commemorate their lost loved ones and world leaders will issue pleas for tolerance on Wednesday as the world marks the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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Replying to @AP: BREAKING: Six nongovernmental organizations launch first class-action lawsuit against France for systemic racial discrimination by…

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BREAKING: Six nongovernmental organizations launch first class-action lawsuit against France for systemic racial discrimination by police in ID checks.

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For nine months, Gordon Bonner has been in the “hinterlands of despair and desolation” after losing his wife of 63 years to the coronavirus pandemic that has now taken the lives of more than 100,000 people in the United Kingdom.

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Turkmenistan's autocratic leader has established a national holiday to honor the local dog breed, the Central Asian shepherd dog, or Alabai. In 2019, then Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was given an Alabai puppy as a gift.

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A senior Russian diplomat says that Moscow and Washington are making quick progress to negotiate an extension of their last remaining nuclear arms control treaty.

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Replying to @AP: More than 100,000 people have died in the United Kingdom after contracting the coronavirus, government figures show. Britain is the…

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More than 100,000 people have died in the United Kingdom after contracting the coronavirus, government figures show. Britain is the fifth country in the world to pass that mark, after the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico, and by far the smallest.

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VIDEO: The failure by Balkan nations to properly handle their plastic waste is on full display at a dam in Serbia, where bulldozers are dragging out tons of garbage swept downstream by swollen rivers.

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“Sick of Zoom!” University students and schoolteachers marched together in protests or went on strike across France to demand more government support amid the pandemic.

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“They won't get away with it." The Dutch justice minister says that people arrested amid three nights of rioting sparked by the coronavirus curfew in the Netherlands will face swift prosecution.

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The Vatican has cleared retired U.S. Bishop Joseph Hart of multiple allegations of sexual abuse, rejecting a half-dozen claims and instead slapping him on the wrist for what it called “flagrant" imprudent behavior.

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