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People Of Color In U.K. Disproportionately Affected By COVID-19

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As German Soccer Restarts, Broadcasters Use Crowd Sounds To Replace Missing Fans

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People stroll near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Monday. France is entering its second phase of lifting COVID-19 restrictions. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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Coronavirus Brings New Challenges To Britons Living On House Boats

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Hoping to draw tourists to Cyprus this summer, officials cite the "open-air lifestyle, abundance of personal space" and clean air. Here, rows of beach umbrellas await visitors on a nearly empty stretch of Nissi beach at the seaside resort of Ayia Napa earlier this month. Petros Karadjias/AP hide caption

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"This is Europe's moment," European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told EU lawmakers in Brussels on Wednesday. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The move comes after the World Health Organization halted clinical trials of the drug as a treatment, citing a study that found no benefit and a higher mortality rate for hospitalized patients. A box of hydroxychloroquine, under the brand name Plaquenil, is seen in a pharmacy in Paris. Chesnot/Getty Images hide caption

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The Hungarian government has submitted a draft bill to revoke the emergency powers law, which gave Prime Minister Viktor Orban the power to rule by decree and sidestep parliament. Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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From left: Comedians Natasha Chandel, Abdullah Afzal and Mariam Sobh. They each performed a set during the Socially Distant Eid Comedy Night Special, a virtual event hosted by the Concordia Forum. Facebook/ Screengrabs by NPR hide caption

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U.K.-China Relations Take A Hit Over Security Measure For Hong Kong

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People enjoy the spring weather in mid-April at a restaurant in Stockholm during the coronavirus pandemic. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Aide For U.K. Prime Minister Criticized For Traveling During Lockdown

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Men's Soccer Returns In Germany

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China's ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming arrives at the Chinese Embassy in London in February for a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan. Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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