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Japan's Olympic security balancing act leaves few satisfied

Struggling businesses forced to temporarily shut down around Olympics venues. Olympic visitors ordered to install invasive apps and allow GPS tracking. Minders staking out hotels to keep participants from coming into contact ...

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Euro final fuels outbreak fears as nations fight virus surges

British authorities warned of the dangers of large gatherings for Sunday's Euro 2020 football final, fearful of the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant that is firing outbreaks across the world.

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Scientists round on UK over plan to end COVID curbs

The UK government's plan to scrap day-to-day pandemic restrictions in England next week is reckless and has no basis in science, international experts warned on Friday, with one arguing it amounts to premeditated murder.

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Greenland issues new restrictions over virus cluster

Greenland's government introduced new virus curbs on Tuesday after a cluster of COVID-19 cases were reported on the huge Arctic island which has so far only suffered few cases during the pandemic..

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UK passes COVID jabs milestone but masks confusion mounts

Two-thirds of UK adults have now been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, the government said Wednesday, arguing that the breakthrough justified its contentious move to drop most pandemic curbs next week.

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Turkey lifts most pandemic restrictions as new cases plateau

Men are playing cards and backgammon at their local coffeehouses again, movie theaters are being cleaned before their first evening screening and bars are serving beer and chips in Istanbul's famous pedestrian avenue.

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