- Real Madrid coach ZIdane tests positive for Covid-19Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Liga club said in a statement on Friday.
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- Africa's Covid-19 mortality rates higher than global average, head of Africa CDC warnsDr. John Nkengasong, the head of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), granted an interview to FRANCE 24 from Addis Ababa. He said he was "extremely concerned" about the second wave of the coronavirus in Africa, where mortality rates in more than 20 African countries are higher than the global average. Nkengasong also warned that the South African variant of Covid-19 is
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- France's 'James Bond' stuntman Rémy Julienne dies of Covid-19One of France's leading stuntmen, Remy Julienne, who worked on several James Bond films, has died from Covid-19 aged 90, friends and family said Friday.
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- As Kamala Harris makes history, will a female president be next?On January 20, Kamala Harris became the first female vice president in United States history. What does her arrival in the White House mean for gender equality in US politics? And will we be seeing a woman president in four years?
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- US Senate's Schumer reviewing Republican push to delay Trump impeachment trialU.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is reviewing a request from Republicans to put off the start of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial until mid-February, a Schumer spokesman said Thursday.
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- Islamic State group claims responsibility for deadly twin bombing in BaghdadIslamic State claimed responsibility for an attack in a crowded Baghdad market on Thursday, killing at least 32 people in Iraq's first big suicide bombing for three years, authorities said, describing it as a possible sign of the reactivation of Islamic State.
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- Judge refuses to reinstate conservative social media site Parler after Amazon shut it downA U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Parler's demand that Amazon.com Inc restore web hosting services for the social media platform, which Amazon had cut off following the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol.
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- Central African Republic declares state of emergency as rebels surround capitalThe Central African Republic on Thursday announced a 15-day emergency as armed groups tried to blockade the capital Bangui in a bid to topple newly re-elected President Faustin Archange Touadera.
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- Covid-19: France aims to vaccinate entire population by end of AugustThe French government will be able to vaccinate 70 million people by the end of August "if all of the vaccines ordered are approved by European and global health authorities", French Health Minister Olivier Véran said Thursday.
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- Biden's America: What are the new US president's priorities?One day after Joe Biden's incident-free inauguration as the 46th US president, we bring you another special edition of the France 24 Debate live from Washington. What to make of Biden's inaugural address? What are his priorities now that he's in the White House? We discuss all this and more with our guests.
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