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Italian ski resorts get ready to open after two seasons lost to Covid
Operators greet reopening with cautious optimism with bookings coming in mainly from Italy

Angela Giuffrida

12, Nov, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Swapping paneer for pecorino: India gets taste for European cheeses
Artisan producers have begun to emerge and demand for cheese platters has ‘gone ballistic’

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

12, Nov, 2021 @10:58 AM

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Cuba braces for unrest as playwright turned activist rallies protesters
The Communist party has banned the planned string of pro-democracy marches, saying they are an overthrow attempt

Ed Augustin in Havana

12, Nov, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Republicans resist mandates to curb Covid but lawsuits likely to prove futile
The Biden administration is on solid legal ground in imposing Covid-related public health measures, scholars argue

Eric Berger

12, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Women lead fight against extrajudicial killing in Pakistan
Wave of abductions amid military crackdown in conservative Balochistan province has mobilised women to protest

Shah Meer Baloch

12, Nov, 2021 @9:47 AM

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Hold Belarus accountable for bid to ‘destabilise’ EU border, says west
Western delegates on UN security council call for ‘strong reaction’ from international community, but make no mention of Russia

Andrew Roth in Moscow

12, Nov, 2021 @9:08 AM

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Friday briefing: PM’s new headache as Patel bully case goes to court
Boris Johnson let home secretary off despite critical findings … Cop26 targets ‘too weak to prevent disaster’ … and Nasa tries to knock asteroid off course

Warren Murray

12, Nov, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Blazers out, nail varnish in: as Merkel steps down, so does star doppelganger
Ursula Wanecki’s second life as an impersonator started almost by accident. Sixteen years later, she is hanging up the blazers

Kate Connolly in Berlin

12, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Super rare’: Antarctic penguin washes up in New Zealand, 3,000km from home
Expert say the bird’s presence is a reminder of the threats penguins face due to warming waters and changing habitats

Tess McClure in Christchurch

12, Nov, 2021 @2:09 AM

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PNG residents evicted a decade ago for casino development face violence and poverty: report
Former residents of the Paga Hill settlement in Port Moresby say their displacement has led to a range of problems

Joshua Mcdonald

12, Nov, 2021 @1:16 AM

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Covid live: Germany reports record 50,000 new cases; Dutch experts recommend lockdown amid record cases
Robert Koch Institute records 50,196 new cases of coronavirus in Germany; Netherlands would have western Europe’s first lockdown since the summer

Tom Ambrose (now); Lucy Campbell, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock (earlier)

12, Nov, 2021 @12:43 AM

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Russia moves to shut down country’s most celebrated civil rights group
Memorial, founded in late 1980s, claims bid to shutter it under ‘foreign agents’ act is politically motivated

Andrew Roth in Moscow

11, Nov, 2021 @9:59 PM

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