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A makeshift camp for migrants is set up along the river in Loon Plage, near Grande-Synthe, northern France

France lashes out at Britain’s latest proposal on migrants


France calls out Britain for making public a letter discussing the two nations’ dealings on migrants crossing the English Channel.

A crowded dance floor is shown in London with people dancing under purple and pink lighting.

Virus surge fears, UK leader’s quarantine, mar ‘Freedom Day’

England's Jadon Sancho is shown on the soccer pitch holding his hands to his face.

Police investigate racist abuse of three England players

Haitian President Jovenel Moise arrives for an interview at his home in Petion-Ville, a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated in overnight attack

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Contentious Keystone XL pipeline project canceled

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El Salvador becomes the first country in the world to make bitcoin legal tender

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El Salvador becomes first country to approve bitcoin as a legal currency. And, US President Joe Biden begins the first overseas trip of his term in the UK, hoping to repair relations with Europe. Also, Nicaragua’s National Police continues arrests of potential challengers for the upcoming November presidential elections.

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At ‘moment of peril,’ Biden opens global summit on climate

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President Joe Biden convened leaders of the world’s most powerful countries on Thursday to try to spur global efforts against climate change, drawing commitments from Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin to cooperate on cutting emissions despite their own sharp rivalries with the United States.

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China’s military exercises near Taiwan raise concerns in the West

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Top of The World: The American military is warning that China could be accelerating its timetable for capturing control of Taiwan. And, the Biden administration is set to restore hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Palestinians. Also, rioting in the Northern Ireland capital of Belfast continued for a fourth consecutive night on Wednesday

A large crowd of people are shown outside of the tall black iron gates of Buckingham Palace.

Britain remembers Prince Philip

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Top of The World: The flag at Buckingham Palace in the United Kingdom is flying at half-mast on Friday following an announcement from the royal family that Prince Philip had died. And, Israel said it will not cooperate with the ICC investigation into potential war crimes committed in the Palestinian Territories. Also, despite a surge in COVID-19 cases, the neighboring South American countries of Ecuador and Peru are holding presidential elections on Sunday.

Female health worker wearing mask prepares syringe to vaccinate a patient.

Official: EU agency to confirm AstraZeneca blood clot link


EU medical officials are reviewing a link between AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine and rare blood clots.