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COVID-19: Explosion at coronavirus testing centre near Amsterdam appears intentional, police say
An explosion outside a coronavirus testing centre close to the Dutch capital of Amsterdam appears to have been intentional, police have said.
COVID-19: Palestine's vaccine rollout criticised as footballers and ministers get VIP treatment
Coronavirus vaccines meant for Palestinian medical workers have been administered to VIPs including ministers and the national football team, the country's health ministry has admitted.
SpaceX: Japanese billionaire seeks eight people to join his crew for trip around the moon
A Japanese billionaire has launched a search for eight people to join him as the first private passengers on a trip around the moon.
Myanmar coup: Death toll of pro-democracy protesters rises to 18 as calls for peace from southeast Asian nations fail
Another 18 people have been reportedly killed on the streets of Myanmar as pro-democracy protests continue against the military coup, a human rights group says.
Germany's domestic intelligence agency 'suspects Alternative for Germany party of far-right sympathies'
Germany's domestic intelligence agency has put the opposition Alternative for Germany (AfD) party under observation on suspicion of extreme far-right sympathies, according to local media.
Australia's attorney general Christian Porter reveals he is named in historical rape allegation
Australia's attorney general Christian Porter has identified himself as the cabinet minister named in a historical rape allegation.
Nigeria: Released schoolgirls say kidnappers threatened to shoot them during three-day mass abduction
School pupils from an all-girls' boarding school in the town of Jangebe were required to attend a different sort of assembly this morning.
COVID-19: Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines 'highly effective' at preventing hospital admissions in over-80s, study finds
The Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines are both highly effective at preventing over-80s from being admitted to hospital, according to a new study.
Climate change: Global CO2 emissions bounce back to pre-COVID levels, International Energy Agency study finds
Global emissions have rebounded to worrying levels after a historic decline in 2020, according to new data.
US and EU hit Russia with co-ordinated sanctions over attempted murder and jailing of Alexei Navalny
The United States and the European Union have imposed sanctions targeting a number of senior Russian officials and businesses over the attempted murder and jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.