Shots were heard and police fired tear gas as protesters in Beirut tried to break through to Lebanon's parliament building. Meanwhile, PM Hassan Diab says he will present a draft bill for early elections in the country.
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Operators of airport testing centers across the country reported minimal wait times and ample supplies. Meanwhile, EU members Romania and Bulgaria were added to Germany's list of high-risk countries.
Police said that social distancing measures were mostly observed. Protesters displayed banners that said "With mask – without me" and chanted "freedom, freedom."
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Two former soldiers and mercenaries from the US have each been handed 20-year prison sentences over a foiled invasion attempt earlier this year. The ex-Green Berets were also charged with terrorism.
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Dozens of protesters were arrested after trying to stop the detention of an LGBT+ activist who draped rainbow flags over statues in Warsaw. Polish authorities have described LGBT+ rights as an "invasive ideology."
The restriction applies to open-air markets and banks of the Seine. After initially containing the virus, France has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases during the holiday season.
A recent survey finds most Germans agree with mandatory COVID-19 tests for travelers coming into the country from high-risk areas. They also want stricter penalties for those who do not wear masks where required.
According to a new study, some 10 million people in Afghanistan have contracted COVID-19. Official figures, however, are much lower. Experts say it is a result of administrative constraints and low testing.
Exiled former minister Saad al Jabri has alleged that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman sent the same team to kill him that killed Jamal Khashoggi. The case may not see trial but the damage is done, analysts say.
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