German Chancellor Angela Merkel said there are reasons for optimism at this "difficult stage of the pandemic," but Germany must work together with the EU to prevent the spread of new coronavirus variants.
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The newly inaugurated US president has issued an executive order to cancel the controversial Canadian pipeline project.
Heads of government around the world hope that new US President Joe Biden will cooperate to tackle global issues, lift sanctions and improve bilateral relations.
On Wednesday, Joe Biden became the new US president. His inauguration didn't have large crowds, but some onlookers still took to the streets to show their support for Biden — or to voice their anger.
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The US president signed an executive order to rejoin the Paris climate agreement as part of a series of Day One actions to reverse course on immigration, climate change, racial equity and the handling of coronavirus.
President Joe Biden has sought to reverse his predecessor's signature immigration policies. It started with lifting a travel ban on people from many mostly Muslim countries.
President Joe Biden has signed an executive order reversing his predecessor|s decision to leave the World Health Organization in the midst of a global coronavirus pandemic.
Helge Braun, head of the Angela Merkel's chancellery, has celebrated US plans to stay in the WHO. In the same interview, he left the door open to EU border restrictions in tackling COVID-19, but said this was not ideal.
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Angela Merkel's chief of staff has said Germany may close its borders if countries fail to control the coronavirus. The warning comes ahead of the EU coronavirus summit that will focus on containing new COVID variants.
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The US tech giant and a group of French newspapers said their agreement calls for payments made for showing content through online searches. The first-in-Euorpe pact follows several months of negotiations.
Two suicide bombers have killed more than 20 people at a busy market in Iraq's capital city. Dozens more were injured.
A miner has died after reportedly falling into a coma after an explosion in Shandong province left him and 21 others trapped underground. Rescuers have been scrambling to deliver supplies and establish an escape route.
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