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France and Germany thrust into lockdown as second COVID-19 wave sweeps Europe

28 October 2020, 11:35 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered their countries back into lockdown on Wednesday, as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm Europe before the winter.

Wave of new COVID-19 cases crashes across US and Europe as winter looms

26 October 2020, 11:00 PM

The United States, Russia, France and many other countries are setting records for coronavirus infections as a tidal wave of cases washes over parts of the Northern Hemisphere, forcing some countries to impose new curbs.

France extends curfew as COVID second wave surges in Europe

23 October 2020, 12:11 AM

France extended curfews to around two thirds of its population on Thursday and Belgium’s foreign minister was taken into intensive care with COVID-19, as the second wave of the pandemic surged across Europe.

French police arrest nine after a teacher was murdered in a street

17 October 2020, 11:43 AM

French police have arrested nine people after a suspected Islamist sympathiser beheaded a school teacher on the street of a Paris suburb on Friday, police sources said.

Germany and France seek EU sanctions on Russians over Navalny

12 October 2020, 3:30 PM

Germany and France urged their European Union partners on Monday to consider imposing sanctions on Russians suspected of poisoning Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny with a nerve agent.



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