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German chancellor race: The men vying for Merkel’s job

By Jenny HillBBC Berlin correspondent image copyrightEPA image captionFrom L-R: Friedrich Merz, Armin Laschet and Norbert Röttgen are rivals to run Mrs Merkel’s party Angela Merkel has long dominated European and international politics. But this autumn, after 16 years in office, the German chancellor will stand down, leaving her party …

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Indonesia coronavirus: The vaccination drive targeting younger people

By Rebecca Henschke & Pijar AnugrahBBC World Service image copyrightEPA image captionYounger workers, like this Jakarta mall vendor, are seen as key to tackling the virus crisis Indonesia has rolled out a mass free Covid-19 vaccination programme in an attempt to stop the spread of the virus and get its …

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Impeachment: Republicans begin to turn on Trump

media captionTrump: ‘Be careful what you wish for’ A race by Democrats to remove President Donald Trump from office is gathering momentum as some of his fellow Republicans begin to break ranks. The House of Representatives’ third most senior Republican, Liz Cheney, said she would vote to impeach Mr Trump …

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The 2020 election race remains tight between Trump and Biden

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Spelunking Vietnam’s Son Doong, one of largest caves in the world

S unlight always pours into Hang En, but beams like this only exist from December to March. American Ryan Deboodt, who has photographed Son Doong 10 times, explained how he shot this image. “On this morning, my friend Thanh and I woke up to a cloudy sky. We decided to …

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‘It is our responsibility to prevent and control it’

Health care members make first aid to people as they cover their faces with sanitary masks after the first cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Hong Kong. Miguel Candela | Getty Images President Xi Jinping on Saturday warned that the spread of the coronavirus presents a “grave situation,” as …

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WEF founder Klaus Schwab on what to expect from Davos 2020

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Coffee futures prices have the biggest one-day surge since 2015

Snap Decision | Photographer’s Choice RF | Getty Images Coffee futures jumped on Monday as a supply shortage in the largest producer drove up the prices. Coffee futures climbed nearly 7% Monday to $1.3895 a pound, the biggest one-day surge since 2015. Prices have soared a whopping 38% this year. …

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Jeff Bezos picked as businessperson of the decade: CNBC survey

Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images A majority of financial executives in boardrooms around the world say Amazon Founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos should be considered as the top businessperson of the decade. Almost a third of chief financial officers (CFOs) quizzed in CNBC’s …

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