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Spanish Health Ministry to propose exemptions for mask-wearing while at beach

Spain‚Äôs central Health Ministry is to propose that face masks not be obligatory at all times while on the beach, provided that citizens are bathing, playing sport or resting in a fixed spot, and that a safe distance of 1.5 meters can be maintained from other people. While this suggestion…

Russia: Navalny on hunger strike to protest prison treatment

MOSCOW (AP) ‚ÄĒ Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Wednesday he has started a hunger strike to protest authorities‚Äô failure to provide proper treatment for his back and leg pains. In a statement posted on Instagram, Navalny complained about prison officials‚Äô refusal to give him the right medicines and…

Russia suspected of stealing thousands of State Department emails

Suspected Russian hackers stole thousands of State Department officials‚Äô emails last year, according to two Congressional sources familiar with the intrusion, in the second known Kremlin-backed breach on the department‚Äôs email server in under a decadeThe hackers accessed emails in the department‚Äôs Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs and Bureau…

Madrid‚Äôs nightlife rages on despite pandemic: ‚ÄėThese parties give me life‚Äô

The party continues at home, like it does every weekend.‚ÄĚ It‚Äôs Friday night in Madrid‚Äôs famous Puerta del Sol square. Three young people are carrying bags filled with bottles of rum. They walk quickly. It‚Äôs 11pm, the time when Madrid‚Äôs curfew begins and bars and restaurants close. But there‚Äôs no…

Russia Warns NATO Aggression Must ‘Never Be Repeated’ as U.S. Rallies Alliance; Russia will retaliate

NATO went ahead anyway, with Moscow protesting to this day. Russia has issued a warning against a repeat of the NATO Western military alliance’s bombing campaign of Yugoslavia on its 22nd anniversary, as Washington’s top diplomat seeks to rally the alliance for the first time under the banner of U.S.…

British artist’s giant painting raises ¬£45m for children’s charities

The world’s largest painting, which was created by British artist Sacha Jafri, has been sold for ¬£45m to raise funds for children’s charities. Jafri spent eight months painting the 1,600 sq m (17,000 sq ft) artwork in a deserted hotel’s ballroom in Dubai. He planned to sell it in 70…

China y Estados Unidos mantienen un diálogo sincero y constructivo, manteniendo la puerta abierta a una mayor comunicación.

MEJORAR LA COMPRENSI√ďN ANCHORAGE, Estados Unidos, 19 de marzo (Xinhua) — Un China-EE.UU. El di√°logo estrat√©gico de alto nivel concluy√≥ aqu√≠ el viernes despu√©s de que las dos partes tuvieran intercambios sinceros, constructivos y √ļtiles, manteniendo la puerta abierta a una mayor comunicaci√≥n. “Tuvimos intercambios sobre nuestras respectivas pol√≠ticas nacionales…

Russian warning against NATO membership denounced by Bosnia

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina ‚ÄĒ Bosnian officials on Friday denounced a Russian warning that it will take action if the country takes steps toward NATO membership. The Russian embassy in Sarajevo had said a day earlier that “in case of practical rapprochement” of Bosnia and NATO, “our country will have to react…

Biden says Putin ‘will pay a price’ for Russian efforts to undermine the 2020 US election

Since 1993, there have been 165 journalists murdered in Russia. President Joe Biden said Vladimir Putin “will pay a price” for his efforts to undermine the 2020 US election following a landmark American intelligence assessment which found that the Russian government meddled in the 2020 election with the aim of…