Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship spills fuel
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Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship spills fuel

The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has declared a “state of environmental emergency” after a Japanese-owned ship that ran aground offshore days ago began spilling tons of fuel

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Show of solidarity after blast as Lebanon braces for protest
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Show of solidarity after blast as Lebanon braces for protest

Senior officials from the Middle East and Europe arrived in Lebanon Saturday in a show of solidarity with the tiny country that suffered a deadly blast this week which caused large-scale damage to the capital Beirut

France's Saint-Tropez resort makes masks mandatory outdoors
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France's Saint-Tropez resort makes masks mandatory outdoors

The glamorous French Riviera resort of Saint-Tropez is requiring face masks outdoors starting Saturday, threatening to sober the mood in a place renowned for high-end, free-wheeling summer beach parties

Gaza students back to school with few virus safety measures
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Gaza students back to school with few virus safety measures

Hundreds of thousands of students in the isolated Gaza Strip are returning to schools that have reopened after five months of closure

Bison, other beasts return life to a former Soviet army base
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Bison, other beasts return life to a former Soviet army base

Wild horses, bison and other big-hoofed animals once roamed freely in much of Europe

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Somali police: At least 8 soldiers killed, more than 14 others wounded after suicide bomber detonates outside army base

Somali police: At least 8 soldiers killed, more than 14 others wounded after suicide bomber detonates outside army base

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At least 8 soldiers dead in blast outside Somali army base

A Somali police officer says at least eight soldiers are dead and more than 14 others wounded after a suicide car bomber detonated at the gates of a military base in Somalia’s capital

The Latest: Syria says Beirut blast killed 43 Syrians
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The Latest: Syria says Beirut blast killed 43 Syrians

Syria’s state TV says 43 Syrian citizens were killed in this week’s blast in Beirut

Survivors of deadly India crash say plane swayed violently
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Survivors of deadly India crash say plane swayed violently

The plane swayed violently as it approached a hilltop runway drenched in monsoon rain, and moments later the special return flight for Indians stranded abroad by the pandemic skidded off, nosedived and cracked in two, leaving 18 dead and more than 120 injured

Belarus' leader faces toughest challenge yet in Sunday vote
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Belarus' leader faces toughest challenge yet in Sunday vote

After 26 years in office, the autocratic leader of Belarus is contending with circumstances beyond his control as he tries to win a sixth term