Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will resign amid pandemic, political turmoil

The resignation is a calculated move that could ultimately afford him another chance at forming a government.

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Mexican president tests positive for COVID-19, symptoms mild

López Obrador has rarely been seen wearing a mask and continued to keep up a busy travel schedule taking commercial flights.

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Britain’s Boris Johnson presses Biden for new trade deal

Janet Yellen, Biden's Treasury secretary nominee, also signaled during her confirmation hearing earlier this week that Biden wasn't eager to negotiate new trade deals.

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Kremlin: US comments on protests support law-breaking

The protests attracted thousands of people in Russia's major cities, including an estimated 15,000 in Moscow, and demonstrations occurred in scores of other cities.

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US reaffirms Taiwan support after China sends warplanes

Biden's administration has shown little sign of reducing pressure on China over such issues, although it is seen as favoring a return to more civil dialogue.

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Colombia’s ‘cocaine hippos’ must be culled, scientists say — but not everyone agrees

The hippos soon began to spread in the surrounding area, but government efforts to cull them were halted after a public outcry.

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2,600 arrested at protests demanding Navalny’s release

Moscow police on Thursday arrested three top Navalny associates, two of whom were later jailed for periods of nine and 10 days.

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