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Russian virus vaccine to cost less than $10 per dose abroadRussia has released new results claiming its experimental COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective and promised it would cost less on international markets than vaccines made by some of its Western competitors
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A woman wearing a face mask against the spread of coronavirus, passes a Santa Claus outside a store in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. Greece is set to extend its lockdown measures beyond the end of November given the spread of COVID-19 and the pressure on hospitals, the country's health minister warned Monday. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Greece strike to disrupt public transportAirlines are rescheduling or cancelling flights to, from and within Greece this week as air traffic controllers join a nationwide public sector strike on Thursday
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This cover image released by Grove shows "Shuggie Bain," a novel by Douglas Stuart. The Scottish writer has won the Booker Prize for fiction  for his novel about a boy’s turbulent coming of age in hardscrabble 1980s Glasgow. Stuart won the prestigious 50,000 pound ($66,000) award for his first published novel. (Grove via AP)
Douglas Stuart hopes Booker win helps working-class writersFittingly in this year of work-from-home and lockdowns, Douglas Stuart’s life-changing moment came to him on his sofa
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Germany warns of anti-Semitism among lockdown protestsA German government official has warned that anti-Semitism is emerging as a common position among people protesting pandemic lockdown measures who come from widely differing political backgrounds
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Darwin's Notebooks May Have Been StolenTwo notebooks used to illustrate Charles Darwin's theory of evolution are missing and believed to have been stolen some 20 years ago. Cambridge University Library made the announcement Tuesday, saying an "extensive search" had failed to locate the leather notebooks Darwin wrote shortly after his return from the Galapagos Islands...
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A medic from the Belgian Army tends to a patient with COVID-19 at the St. Michiel Hospital in Brussels, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. The Belgian military has been called into several hospitals and care homes to alleviate the stress on healthcare personnel. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Belgium approves more money for care homes hit by pandemicBelgium’s northern region of Flanders approved $680 million Tuesday to support staff at nursing home and welfare facilities that has come under intense pressure during the coronavirus crisis
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Bodies of people killed in a explosion lie in a hospital morgue in Bamyan province, northwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. An Afghan official says a roadside bomb has exploded in central Afghanistan, killing and injuring tens of people. The attack Tuesday comes as government negotiators and the Taliban meet to find an end to decades of war. (AP Photo)
Officials: Roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan kills 14Afghan officials say a roadside bomb attack in central Afghanistan has killed at least 13 civilians and a traffic policeman
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Darwin notebooks reported stolen from Cambridge libraryCambridge University has launched an appeal to find two valuable notebooks written by Charles Darwin after they were reported as stolen from the university’s library
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A student of the Emile Dubois high school takes part to a COVID-19 antigen test in Paris, Monday Nov. 23, 2020. Experts said they are less accurate than the standard PCR test, which detects even the tiniest genetic trace of the virus. Many governments including in France have started deploying them as a precursor to PCR tests.( Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)
French shop owners pressure Macron to lighten virus lockdownPeople in France may be able to go back to their favorite shops and attend religious services again next week, after a month of a partial virus lockdown
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Witnesses testify against Russian accused of Berlin killingA court in Berlin heard Tuesday how witnesses alerted police after seeing a man dump a wig, clothes and a bicycle in a river last year, allowing officers to swiftly arrest the suspect in an alleged Russia-ordered political assassination
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Drone and logistic operator Peter Trempeck shows how to lead a drone with a case for medical stuff during a presentation for media, near the Labor Berlin laboratory in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Each drone can carry about 40 test samples, not only for Corona tests, that need to be examined in a laboratory. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Drones to the rescue: Berlin lab seeks quicker virus testsA German lab is hoping to cut the time it takes to send coronavirus tests across Berlin by using drones, thereby avoiding the capital’s clogged roads
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 file photo German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp Karrenbauer, front right, arrives for a meeting of NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Germany's defense minister on Tuesday rejected Turkish complaints over the search of a Turkish freighter in the Mediterranean Sea by a German frigate participating in a European mission, insisting that German sailors behaved correctly. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, file)
German defense minister rejects Turkey complaint over searchGermany’s defense minister has rejected Turkish complaints over the search of a Turkish freighter in the Mediterranean Sea by a German frigate participating in a European mission
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