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2020 was a terrible year for Europe. 2021 is unlikely to be much better

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London You'd struggle to find anyone in Europe who will be unhappy to see the back of 2020. Covid-19, Brexit and the international political carnage of this year have hammered the continent and exacerbated tension...

Americans take largest lead against Europe in Ryder Cup

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The Americans held their own over the final hour as Dustin Johnson completed a perfect week of team play and Scottie Scheffler delivered the biggest putt of his young career. That staked them to an 11-5 lead, their l...

As omicron spreads, Europe scrambles to shore up health care

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Nations across Europe are scrambling to prop up health systems strained by staff shortages blamed on the new, highly transmissible omicron variant of the coronavirus, which is sending a wave of infections crashing ov...

Ashleigh Barty will not defend her French Open title, announces she will not travel to Europe

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World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty will not be in Paris to defend her French Open tennis title. The Australian said in a statement that she would not be traveling to Europe in part because of the Covid-19 pandemic as well a...

At least 6 killed in Germany as flooding caused by rainfall ‘not seen in 100 years’ hits Europe

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Torrential rain has caused severe floods in several western European countries, including Germany -- where at least six people have died -- as well as in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Two firefighters are...

Biden invites Russia to a summer summit in Europe amid sanctions

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Russian authorities are non-committal to the president’s invitation for a summit -- first suggested by Biden earlier this week -- saying it depends on U.S. behavior. "When I spoke to President Putin, I expressed my b...

Biden says US-based troops may embark for Europe soon

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Biden's comments to reporters in Washington come as the White House has urged Americans to leave Ukraine, saying that the security situation in the region "can deteriorate with little notice." "There are reports Russ...

Biden sending troops to Eastern Europe soon as Ukraine turmoil intensifies

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The president made the comment after stepping off of Air Force One following a speech in Pittsburgh. He did not say how many troops would be going, and he added that he does not have an update on the tensions between...

Bipartisan group of senators to travel to Eastern Europe as Biden announces new crackdowns against Belarus

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Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., will meet with Belarusian opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Lithuania next week to show support for the pro-democracy movement...

Bird flu spreads in Europe and Asia, putting poultry industry on alert

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ParisSeveral outbreaks of severe bird flu in Europe and Asia have been reported in recent days to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), in a sign the virus is spreading quickly again. The spread of highly p...

Blinken’s show of unity with NATO and Europe shadowed by disagreement over gas pipeline between Russia and Germany

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Washington Secretary of State Antony Blinken repeated his warning Wednesday that the US will consider sanctions if work on a gas pipeline between Russian and Germany is completed and certified -- a sole note of disco...

Brutal heatwave scorches southern Europe as continent’s summer of extreme weather rages on

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Kefalonia, Greece Extreme heat and wildfires continued to plague parts of southern Europe on Wednesday, a day after the top temperature in Greece reached 47.1 degrees Celsius (117 degrees Fahrenheit) -- just shy of t...

Bryson DeChambeau stares down Europe Ryder Cup team after having to hole out

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DeChambeau and Scottie Scheffler teamed up against Europe’s Tommy Fleetwood and Viktor Hovland in the afternoon four-ball contest. DeChambeau was about two feet from the hole and was looking for his opponents to conc...

Countries across Europe set grim Covid-19 records as restrictions are reimposed

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London As Europe transitions from summer into fall, countries that claimed to have the coronavirus under control are once again seeing a surge in infections. The United Kingdom, which has the biggest death toll on th...

COVID-19: WHO expresses ‘grave concern’ over cases in Europe

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Hans Kluge, the WHO head in Europe, told a press conference that he blamed the relaxation of public health measures in many cities, the BBC reported. Another official from the health body said Europe’s struggles shou...

Europe launches mass vaccination program as countries race to contain new variant

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A pilot took to the skies above Germany using his flight path to draw a syringe, ahead of the launch of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign across Europe, according to data from FlightRadar24. The pilot, Samy Kramer, ...

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