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4 Nov
Local traders and residents reacted to the Taliban ban of foreign currencies for trade, at the Sarai Shahzada market in Kabul on Wednesday after the Taliban made the announcement on Tuesday. The US dollar has been used widely in Afghanistan’s markets before the ban.
5 Sep
Two cars are seen destroyed in Kabul after the United States said it carried out an air strike on Sunday night in Kabul on an IS-prepared car bomb. The US military said it was "aware of reports of civilian casualties" from the strike, which came after an attack outside the airport late last week killed more than 100 people, including 13 American troops.
3 Sep
One year after singer Akon laid the first stone of the $6 billion futuristic city he plans to build in his native Senegal, the site remains grassland. Construction of "Akon City," a project due to feature ultramodern twisting skyscrapers, was already meant to have begun near the Atlantic Ocean village of Mbodiene. But building work is yet to start, prompting residents who were hoping for jobs to wonder about its future.
29 Jun
Residents, volunteers and Florida officials set up flowers at a makeshift memorial dedicated to the victims of the collapsed 12-story beachside apartment building in Miami. "I’m not going to give up hope," says a friend of two missing victims as the rescue operation carries on.
29 May
The Old Forge in Inverie, western Scotland, is Britain's most remote pub, situated in what has been described as the country's "last true wilderness". Now villagers are joining forces to buy back the pub to return it to its former status as a community gathering place.
18 Apr
As one of the most popular places in Europe for holidaymakers, Spain is doing everything it can to save its tourism sector. Flights are back up and running, and foreign tourists are allowed in with negative PCR tests. Germans and French are topping the visitor lists to the Balearic Islands to enjoy the beaches, bars and restaurants. Paradoxically, Spaniards are banned from travelling between regions. The Spanish tourist sector is complaining about such contradictions, and many Spaniards are fed up with what they feel are inconsistent Covid-19 restrictions. Our correspondents report.
3 Jan
The Russian capital is decorated for the holidays despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
25 Jul 2020
In oil-rich southern Tunisia, locals are furious at the government and oil companies for failing to follow through on their promises to create jobs. With unemployment stubbornly high in the region and the Covid-19 pandemic making the situation considerably worse, several protest movements have emerged since June. Women have also joined in, a rare sight in this conservative region. Our correspondents Lilia Blaise and Hamdi Tlili followed two female activists fighting for women's rights and jobs for young people during the recent demonstrations in July.
2 Jul 2017
Locals and tourists wait in long lines to legally purchase marijuana in Nevada.

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Judges at the European Union's top court have ruled that national judges should not be punished for seeking the advice of the European Court of Justice.
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As Germany reports another dismaying record in COVID statistics, its hardest-hit states are planning stricter curbs. Among other things, the country's beloved Christmas markets are being canceled one by one.
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As the fourth wave of the pandemic wreaks havoc in Germany, a growing number of Intensive Care Units (ICUs) have reached full capacity. The main problem: a serious shortage of specialized staff.
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After hitting historic lows on Tuesday, Turkey's currency has recovered slightly. The lira has lost 40% of its value against the US dollar since the start of the year, amid a series of controversial interest rate cuts and double-digit inflation.