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In this July 25, 2020 file photo, people gather outdoors at dusk on a viewpoint in Barcelona, Spain. The average age of a virus patient in Spain has fallen from 63 in the spring to 45 now and "the pressure on the health system is low," said Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa. Since the virus takes a heavier toll on the elderly, younger coronavirus patients means more who have milder symptoms. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Spain's new wave of infections hits the young, middle-agedSpaniards thought the worst of the pandemic was behind them but they are being surprised by a new wave of infections
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Children make their way to school by their parents in Rostock, Germany Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 as Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is the first federal state to resume regular school operations throughout the state. About 150,000 students are expected to attend their schools. (Bernd Wuestneck/dpa via AP)
First students resume class in Germany after corona shutdownWary parents, teachers and children are looking on as students return to classrooms in a northeastern state of Germany
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Serbia's army guard of honor wearing face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus, stand in front of the parliament building before the inaugural parliament session in Belgrade, Serbia, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. The Serbian parliament reconvened Monday amid protests by opposition and far-right supporters who claim the parliamentary election that was overwhelmingly won by the ruling populists was rigged. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Serbian parliament convenes after elections, amid protestsSerbia's new parliament has convened amid protests by some opposition parties and far-right groups claiming that the parliamentary election, overwhelmingly won by the ruling populists, was rigged
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A view of the Hurtigruten's vessel MS Roald Amundsen, docked in Tromso, Norway, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. Over 30 crew members and an unconfirmed number of passengers have so far tested positive for the coronavirus after two international cruises which resumed operation recently, since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. (Terje Pedersen/NTB scanpix via AP)
Outbreak hits Norway cruise ship, could spread along coastA Norwegian cruise ship line has halted all trips and apologized Monday for procedural errors after an outbreak of coronavirus on one ship infected at least 5 passengers and 36 crew members
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FILE - This This May 2, 2013 file photo shows organ pipes at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Pipe by precious pipe, the organ that once thundered through fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral is being taken apart. The mammoth task of dismantling, cleaning and re-assembling France's largest musical instrument started Monday Aug.3, 2020 and is expected to last nearly four years. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
Notre Dame Cathedral's organ getting 4-year-long cleaningPipe by pipe, the organ that once thundered through Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is being taken apart after last year's devastating fire
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015. filer, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI attends a Mass prior to the opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica, formally starting the Jubilee of Mercy, at the Vatican. Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has fallen ill after his return from a trip to his native Bavaria to visit his brother, who died a month ago, a German newspaper reported Monday. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
Report: Retired Pope Benedict XVI ill after visit to GermanyA German newspaper is reporting that Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has fallen ill after his return from a trip to his native Bavaria to visit his brother, who died a month ago
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2002 file picture, Nobel Peace Prize Winner and former leader of the Social Democratic Labour Party John Hume is shown at the Guild Hall, Londonderry, Northern Ireland. The family of politician John Hume, who won Nobel Peace Prize for work to end violence in Northern Ireland, says he has died. He was 83. The Catholic leader of the moderate Social Democratic and Labour Party , Hume was regarded by many as the principal architect behind the peace agreement. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
John Hume, who worked to end N. Ireland violence, dies at 83Politician John Hume, who won Nobel Peace Prize for work to end violence in his native Northern Ireland, has died
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Family says politician John Hume, who won Nobel Peace Prize for work to end violence in Northern Ireland, has died at 83Family says politician John Hume, who won Nobel Peace Prize for work to end violence in Northern Ireland, has died at 83
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Finnish prime minister marries her long-time partnerFinland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin has announced that she has married her long-time partner, eight months after becoming the head of government
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Reports: UK lawmaker arrested on accusation of rapeBritish media are reporting that a Conservative Party lawmaker has been arrested after a former parliamentary aide accused him of rape and sexual assault while they were in a relationship
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Siemens Healthineers to buy US cancer care firm VarianGermany-based Siemens Healthineers says it will buy U.S. cancer therapy and research company Varian Medical Systems in a deal worth around $16.4 billion
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2015, file photo, a mink sniffs the air as he surveys the river beach in search of food, in meadow near the village of Khatenchitsy, northwest of Minsk, Belarus. Coronavirus outbreaks at mink farms in Spain and the Netherlands have scientists digging into how the animals got infected and if they can spread it to people. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, File)
Scientists study coronavirus outbreaks among minks in EuropeCoronavirus outbreaks at mink breeding farms in Spain and the Netherlands have scientists digging into how the animals got infected and if they can spread it to people
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Germany: 2 men from Guinea hurt in racist assaultPolice say two men from Guinea were hurt, one of them seriously, in what appears to have been a racist assault in an eastern German city
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FILE -- In this file photo migrants sit on the quay after disembarking at Lampedusa harbor, Italy, on June 29, 2019. Small boats filled with more Tunisian migrants have reached a tiny Italian island, which had no room to quarantine them Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, amid the pandemic. Sicilian daily Giornale di Sicilia quoted Lampedusa Mayor Toto' Martello as saying the island can’t wait until the government sends a ferry as promised so they can be safely isolated for 14 days as part of anti-COVID-19 measures.  (AP Photo/Annalisa Camilli)
Italian island runs out of room to quarantine new migrantsAbout 250 more Tunisian migrants in small boats have reached a tiny Italian island that has run out of room to quarantine them
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Police block protesters during a rally supporting Khabarovsk region's governor Sergei Furgal in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. Thousands of demonstrators rallied Saturday in the Russian Far East city of Khabarovsk to protest the arrest of the regional governor, continuing a three-week wave of opposition that has challenged the Kremlin. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
Thousands in Russia's Far East protest governor's arrestThousands of demonstrators rallied Saturday in the Russian Far East city of Khabarovsk to protest the arrest of the regional governor
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