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America Is Back with Biden, France's Macron Says

America Is Back with Biden, France's Macron Says

The United States is back as a cooperative leader of the free world under President Joe Biden, France's Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday, illustrating the relief felt by many key US allies that the tumult of Donald Trump's presidency is over. Macron's remark echoes that of British Prime Minister

Russian COVID-19 Cases Spike 47% In a Week

Russian COVID-19 Cases Spike 47% In a Week

Russia’s national coronavirus taskforce on Saturday reported that the country’s tally of daily new infections has risen by nearly 50% over the past week and more than doubled in Moscow. It said there were 13,510 infections recorded in the previous day, sharply higher than the 9,163 reported on Ju

Several Hurt in Downtown Austin Shooting; Suspect Not in Custody

A shooting in a busy entertainment district in downtown Austin, Texas injured 13 people early Saturday, and police said the suspected shooter was not in custody. Two of the injured people were in critical condition but as of the news conference at 4 a.m.

G7 to Provide 1 bn Covid Vaccine Doses 'to World’

G7 to Provide 1 bn Covid Vaccine Doses 'to World’

G7 leaders will agree to expand global Covid vaccine manufacturing to provide at least one billion doses to the world through sharing and financing schemes, Britain said Thursday. The announcement came after the United States said it would donate 500 million jabs to 92 poor and lower-middle-incom

Macron to Reduce French Military Troops in Africa's Sahel

Macron to Reduce French Military Troops in Africa's Sahel

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday announced the future reduction of France’s military presence fighting extremism in Africa’s Sahel region. In a news conference, Macron spoke about the “profound transformation of” France’s military operation in Mali and neighboring countries. The Fr

EU Says Outlawing of Kremlin Critic Navalny ‘Unfounded Decision’

EU Says Outlawing of Kremlin Critic Navalny ‘Unfounded Decision’

A Russian court’s decision to outlaw groups linked to jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has no legal basis in Russia’s constitution, the European Union said on Thursday, asserting that the ruling showed growing authoritarianism. “Yesterday’s ruling by a Moscow Court to label Mr.

Biden: US to Purchase Half a Billion Vaccine Doses for Lower Income Countries

Biden: US to Purchase Half a Billion Vaccine Doses for Lower Income Countries

The United States will purchase half a billion COVID-19 vaccine doses for lower income countries with no strings attached, US President Joe Biden said on Thursday. “Half a billion vaccines will start to be shipped in August, as quickly as they roll off the manufacturing line,” Biden said at a new

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