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South Arica's COVID-19 battered economy produces more poachers

South Africa’s tourism industry is being shattered by the coronavirus pandemic and newly unemployed people are going hungry.

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Why more and more martime companies are making the move towards E-vessels

Ellen, the world’s most powerful all-electric ferry, has been linking two Danish islands for a few months.

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Cease-fire in war-torn eastern Ukraine begins after six years of conflict

Ukrainian and Russia-backed rebel forces in eastern Ukraine have begun a “full and comprehensive” cease-fire, a move that could lead to the end of a 6-year-old conflict.

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Is Sweden’s coronavirus strategy working after all?

Sweden famously took a totally different approach to its Nordic neighbours in trying to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Coronavirus: Germany and Austria battle local outbreaks as Italy sets €1,000 face-mask fine

As Spain fights a spike in coronavirus cases, other European countries are grappling with local outbreaks.

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NASA astronauts splash down to Earth on SpaceX capsule after historic mission

The first astronauts to ride a SpaceX capsule into orbit splashed down back to earth on Sunday in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Fourth week of anti-Kremlin protests in Russia's far-east

Thousands of protesters took to Russia’s eastern city of Khabarovsk on Saturday for a fourth consecutive weekend, up in arms over what they call a politically motivated arrest of the region’s popular governor.

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Kremlin calls for release of Russians accused of conspiracy in Belarus

On Friday, Russia demanded that 33 of its citizens who had been arrested in Belarus be released. The detainees are accused of wanting to orchestrate “mass riots” in Belarus a few days before the presidential election, which is proving a difficult endeavour for Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.

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COVID-19: Portuguese club CD Aves in crisis as coronavirus wreaks financial havoc

A Portuguese football team has become the latest victim of the harsh economic reality of the coronavirus pandemic with other football clubs in Europe also fighting to stay afloat.

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Nantes cathedral blaze: Volunteer admits setting up fire

A church volunteer has admitted being behind a fire that severely damaged Nantes’ St. Peter’s and St. Paul’s Cathedral on July 18 and has been charged with arson.

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