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European flights canceled and delayed amid ongoing strikes

Airlines hoping to cash in on renewed demand are facing labor agitation after firing swathes of workers during the pandemic.

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Campaigner Kenji Utsunomiya submits a petition to cancel the Tokyo Olympics with more than 351,000 signatures to the city's governor, urging officials to "prioritise life". The online petition titled "Cancel the Tokyo Olympics to protect our lives" was launched earlier this month, and gathered signatures faster than any previous petition on Change.org's platform in Japan.
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Argentina reaches an agreement with the Paris Club that will allow it to avoid a default on payments on July 31 and will imply a relief of some 2,000 million dollars, the Minister of Economy, Martin Guzman, announces.
4 Jul 2021
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4 Jul 2021
Thousands of members of Iraq’s Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary alliance gather in Baghdad to mourn comrades killed in American air strikes along the Syrian border. The US raids early Monday sparked an exchange of fire between pro-Iranian militias and the US-led coalition in eastern Syria, as well as fears of a new US-Iran escalation amid faltering efforts to revive Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
2 Jul 2021
The Eviatar settlement, named after a murdered Israeli, is set to be evacuated. The Defense Ministry will then take over the area and plans to transform it into a military base.
27 Jul 2021
The Russian president's warning comes amid tensions between London and Moscow after a British warship entered waters close to Crimea.
28 Jul 2021
The United States will continue air strikes in support of Afghan forces fighting the Taliban in coming weeks, a top US general says as the insurgents press on with offensives across the country ahead of the US military withdrawal by August 31.
8 Sep 2021
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11 Sep 2021
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22 Sep 2021
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31 Oct 2021
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