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Lots Of Goals, Upsets And A Penalty Shootout: Euro 2020 Is Just Heating Up

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Covishield is the brand name used for the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine manufactured in India's Serum Institute, administered to millions of people, mostly in low- and middle-income countries. It's not on the list of approved vaccines for the European Union — although the AstraZeneca version made in the United Kingdom and at European sites is. Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: I'm Nigerian. I'm Vaccinated. Europe Won't Let Me In

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Despite Climate Concerns, Germany Bulldozes Land To Expand Coal Mines

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The Bagger 288, a bucket-wheel excavator, digs into the beet fields behind the farm of Norbert Winzen to expand Germany's Garzweiler coal mine, one of Europe's largest open-pit mines. Winzen's family is fighting coal mine operator RWE in an effort to save their village of Keyenberg, which is more than a thousand years old. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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A Coal-Mining 'Monster' Is Threatening To Swallow A Small Town In Germany

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An aerial view shows part of a highway near Podgorica, the capital of Montenegros. The highway project, constructed by a large Chinese state-owned company, risks derailing Montenegro's economy. Savo Prelevic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How A Chinese-Built Highway Drove Montenegro Deep Into Debt

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The draft defines ecocide as "unlawful or wanton acts committed with knowledge that there is a substantial likelihood of severe and either widespread or long-term damage to the environment being caused by those acts." Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock speaks during a coronavirus media briefing on in London on May 27. He resigned in a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson that was released Saturday. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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The British Royal Navy destroyer HMS Defender in the port of Odessa, Ukraine, on Tuesday. Russia said it fired warning shots at the warship Wednesday when it entered territorial waters off Crimea. Konstantin Sazonchik/Konstantin Sazonchik/TASS hide caption

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In a photo from March of last year, cars pass the illuminated Allianz Arena soccer stadium in Munich, Germany. UEFA has denied a request by the stadium to light up in rainbow colors Wednesday to protest a new Hungarian law seen as homophobic. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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President Biden waves as he prepares to depart the airport after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva, on June 16. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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4 Years After Catalonia's Bid For Independence, Spain Pardons 9 Separatist Leaders

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People enjoy the May sunshine from the cafe terraces of Brussels' Grand Place. On Friday, European Union added the United States to the list of countries whose citizens and residents should be allowed to travel freely within the bloc. Francois Walcshaerts/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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EU Opens The Door To American Travelers. But Be Sure To Read The Fine Print

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Presidential Race Looming, France's Regional Elections Will Show Status Of Parties

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