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Greek police use tear gas to break up march marking 1973 uprising

Demonstrators in Athens defy a coronavirus-related ban to take part in annual march commemorating revolt against dictatorship five decades ago. Athens, Greece – Police in Athens have fired tear gas and sprayed water cannon to disperse peaceful demonstrators who defied a coronavirus-related ban to take part in a rally to …

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Thousands protest in Poland for abortion rights

Rallies come after a court ruled an existing law allowing abortion of damaged foetuses was incompatible with the constitution. Protesters from across Poland defied coronavirus restrictions to demonstrate in Warsaw against a court ruling that bans almost all abortions. “We’re prepared to fight till the end,” Marta Lempart, co-founder of …

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Vienna attack: These are Muslim heroes who saved lives

A Palestinian McDonald’s manager and two Turkish-origin MMA-fighters risked their lives to save others amid the violence. On Monday evening, 23-year-old Osama Abu El-Hosna and his colleague left Schwedenplatz, a central Vienna square, and headed towards McDonald’s, where they worked. It was unusually warm in the Austrian capital on the …

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France condemns Erdogan over Islam row, threatens sanctions

Foreign minister lashes out at Ankara’s ‘declarations of violence and hatred’ as Macron insists he is fighting ‘extremism’, not Islam. France on Thursday condemned what it said were “declarations of violence” by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and raised the possibility of new sanctions against Ankara. Erdogan has been feuding …

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