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Covid news live: Rio de Janeiro cancels Carnival parade for second year; Delhi imposes weekend curfew

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Indian capital ordered to stay at home over coming weekends; Rio de Janeiro mayor calls off world-famous Carnival parade due to an increase in Covid cases

Bosnian Serb leader: Putin and China will help if west imposes sanctions

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The Bosnian Serb leader accused of risking war by pursuing the breakup of Bosnia-Herzegovina has dismissed the threat of western sanctions and hinted at an imminent summit with Vladimir Putin, saying: “I was not elect...

UK imposes sanctions on seven Russians over Navalny poisoning

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Sanctions have been imposed on seven Russian nationals accused of involvement in the nerve agent poisoning of the key Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, the UK government has said. The Foreign, Commonwealth and Developmen...

Tunisia president imposes curfew amid coup accusations

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Tunisian president Kais Saied has announced a month-long curfew as he appeared to tighten his grip on power in the North African country one day after he dismissed the prime minister. Tunisians will wake on Tuesday to...

Uefa imposes sanctions on Hungary for fans’ racist behaviour at Euro 2020

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Hungary must play their next two European qualifiers behind closed doors after Uefa confirmed homophobic and racist behaviour by supporters at all three of the country’s Euro 2020 group games. Scenes of Hungary fans i...

Spain imposes one-year ban on shooting of at-risk turtle dove

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Nearly 1 million migrating turtle doves will be spared after Spanish authorities agreed a one-year ban on the shooting of the bird. The turtle dove is a globally threatened species and is Britain’s most endangered bre...

UK imposes sanctions on 14 Russians under new anti-corruption regulations

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Fourteen Russian nationals accused of conspiring in a $230m (£166m) grand corruption scheme are among those hit with asset freezes and travel bans under the first sanctions to be imposed by the UK since it left the EU...

Coronavirus live news: EU drug agency to respond to AstraZeneca blood clot concerns; Delhi imposes curfew

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Drug agency denies already finding causal link between AstraZeneca jab and blood clots; Australia says EU asked it to withdraw Covid vaccine export permit applications; Delhi night curfew in place until 30 April

Chile imposes lockdowns to fight new Covid wave despite vaccination success

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Despite mounting the world’s fastest per-capita Covid-19 vaccination campaign, Chile has been forced to announce strict new lockdowns as it plunges deeper into a severe second wave of cases which is stretching intensi...

Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson has ‘seen nothing to dissuade him from continuing along roadmap to freedom’; Philippines imposes stricter conditions

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Vaccines minister says first booster doses will go to the top four priority groups, which includes care home staff, NHS workers and clinically extremely vulnerable

UK imposes sanctions on six senior Syria regime figures

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The UK government has marked the 10th anniversary of the Syrian uprising against Bashar al-Assad by imposing sanctions on six senior Syrian regime figures including Faisal Mekdad, the new Syrian foreign minister. The ...

Rio mayor imposes Covid curfew to avert repeat of last year’s ‘genocide’

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The mayor of Rio de Janeiro has ordered a coronavirus “curfew” in the hope of sparing the seaside city a repeat of last year’s Covid-19 “genocide” when it was pummeled by the disease. The nighttime prohibition, which ...