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    France Sees an Existential Threat from American Campuses

    Politicians and prominent intellectuals say social theories from the United States on race, gender and post-colonialism are a threat to French identity and the French republic.

    4 Officers in France Are Charged Over Beating of a Black Man

    The violence against Michel Zecler, a 41-year old music producer, caused a national outcry and fueled longstanding accusations of police brutality and racism.

    France’s Hardening Defense of Cartoons of Muhammad Could Lead to ‘A Trap’

    Once denounced by French leaders, the images are now defended across the political spectrum, widening a divide with Muslim nations and leaving many French Muslims alienated.

    France and Germany Lock Down as Second Coronavirus Wave Grows

    The new steps are the toughest since the spring and follow added restrictions in Spain and Italy aimed at curbing the spread of the virus and easing the strain on hospitals.

    France to Smooth Snarled Testing Process as Virus Pressure Grows

    The country is now carrying out over one million tests weekly, but critics say getting results takes too long as cases surge and hospitalizations increase.
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    Italy
    3,046,762
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 4:43 pm
    Spain
    3,149,012
    Total confirmed cases
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    Total confirmed cases
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    2,502,872
    Total confirmed cases
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    Oil Pipeline Bursts Under Ob River in Siberia

    A pipeline carrying partially refined oil under the Ob River in Siberia burst on Saturday and the spill caught fire on the river’s surface.

    Prosecutor Seeks Life Sentence for Americans in Killing of Italian Officer

    Two San Francisco men, she said, instigated a “violent, deadly, disproportionate attack” in a confrontation with plainclothes military police officers.

    The Dalai Lama receives his first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

    “This injection is very, very helpful,” said the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader.

    Why the Canadian Housing Market Is Soaring in the Pandemic

    The head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation apologized for forecasting a big drop in housing prices last year.