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Explosions rock the economic capital of Equatorial Guinea

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  • about 12 hours ago
  • 30:22

The blasts in Bata killed many and injured hundreds, Also, the people of Switzerland vote to ban the public wearing of face coverings such as niqab and burqa, and the sailors from Kiribati stranded in Hamburg.

US Senate passes Covid relief plan

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  • 1 day ago
  • 29:54

President Biden called it a 'giant step forward' and said it should become law next week. Also: the Yazidi women - raped by IS fighters - who are reunited with their children, and the 130 kilometre journey to pick up a sandwich.

WHO head warns of more pandemic waves

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  • 3 days ago
  • 30:44

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said there must be no relaxation in the fight against Covid-19. Also: the Pope's first visit to Iraq, and Ukraine's campaign to have Borscht recognised as its national dish.

Pope Francis begins tour of Iraq

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  • 3 days ago
  • 29:21

Pontiff intends to show support for Iraqi Christians and foster dialogue with Muslims. This is considered the Pope's riskiest international trip yet - due to instability and the pandemic. Also, China reveals plans to tighten its grip on Hong Kong, and the world's oldest known wild bird has a chick - at the age of 70.

Italy blocks AstraZeneca shipment to Australia

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  • 3 days ago
  • 27:33

The ban on shipping 250,000 doses, amid a row with the firm, is backed by the EU. Also: the store where shoppers walk out without paying, and saving the butterfly.