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Sunday, 11 April 2021
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The outcome of Sunday's talks, which is also expected to cover other issues, is unclear
France's EU Minister Clement Beaune said that Turkey had set a "trap" for EU Commission chief von der Leyen by forcing her to sit off to the side on a visit to Ankara, in a photo-op faux pas quickly dubbed 'sofagate'
Chinese vaccines 'don't have very high protection rates,' said the director of the China Centers for Disease Control, Gao Fu
A strong earthquake killed at least eight people, injured 23 others and damaged more than 300 buildings on Indonesia's main island of Java and was also felt on the tourist hotspot of Bali
Gun salutes across the U.K., in Commonwealth countries and at sea are marking the death of Britain's Prince Philip on Saturday as military leaders honor the former naval officer and husband of Queen Elizabeth II
Authorities in New Delhi and in Punjab and Rajasthan states said Saturday that they would not be able to continue vaccinations in the coming days unless stocks were replenished
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Voters in Kyrgyzstan granted sweeping powers to President Sadyr Japarov in a constitutional referendum that will also allow him to run for re-election, preliminary results showed
AstraZeneca had a positive meeting with the European Commission last week, after an Italian newspaper said the group had not replied to an EU letter of complaint over COVID-19 vaccines within a 20-day deadline
The French government condemned the defacing of an Islamic cultural centre in western France with Islamaphobic slogans, and said an attack on Muslims was an attack on the Republic
The Caribbean Saint Vincent island was hit by another explosive event from the La Soufriere volcano early on Sunday, triggering power cuts and water outages in some areas
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned in an interview Sunday of "consequences" if Russia acts "aggressively" towards Ukraine
"It comes as no surprise that Russia and China are blocking the attempts of the U.N. Security Council, for example to impose an arms embargo," EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said in a blog post
The back-to-back clashes began late Saturday after troops cordoned off two villages in southern Kashmir's Shopian and Bijbehara areas on intelligence that anti-India militants were hiding there, police said
The tiny eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent was blanketed with a thin layer of ash and a "strong sulphur" smell hung in the air, a day after a volcano spectacularly erupted after decades of inactivity
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