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Scholz announces ‘Germany ticket’ public transport plan to be implemented ‘very quickly’

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced that a low-cost public transport ticket plan called ‘Germany ticket’ had been approved and would be implemented ‘very quickly’, speaking at a press conference following the meeting with heads of the country’s states in Berlin. “The ‘Germany ticket’ will now come very quickly and we have now removed all the Read More…

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Supporters demand release of former president Castillo as Mexican ambassador arrives for asylum talks

Supporters of former president of Peru, Pedro Castillo, protested outside the police building in Lima where he is being detained on Thursday, following an impeachment trial which ended with his removal from office. The crowd chanting and holding signs such as ‘Release the president’ and ‘Strength to Castillo’, with some seen wiping away tears. A Read More…

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Plane believed to be carrying basketball player Brittney Griner lands in Texas

A plane believed to be carrying American basketball player Brittney Griner landed in the United States early on Friday. The athlete, convicted in Russia due to the possession of narcotics, was released through an agreement for a prisoner exchange with Russian businessman Viktor Bout. Griner was detained at an airport in Moscow in early February, Read More…

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Crowds flock to Milan Christmas market on Immaculate Conception Day

Residents and tourists in Milan were seen crowding into the Christmas market on Thursday, as many across the country marked the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Huge numbers of people packed into Duomo square and shopping at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II centre. A giant Christmas tree was on display, with stalls selling roast chestnuts, decorations Read More…

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Queues for tests and medication as Beijing eases COVID restrictions

People queued in pharmacies to buy COVID-19 antigen tests and medicines on Friday in Beijing, as the new regulations to ease COVID-19 restrictions across the country sparked fears among locals. Panic buying of antigens and medicines, including long queues of people entering pharmacies, as well as empty shelves of medicines for fevers and colds. Thermometers, Read More…

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EU unemployment rate 7 times higher than EAEU – Putin

The stability of the Russian currency has a positive effect on the economies of Russia’s partners, President Vladimir Putin told reporters on Friday. “The stable condition of the Russian currency, the ruble, has a beneficial effect on the economies and financial systems of our partners,” Putin said. The unemployment rate in Russia is currently lower Read More…