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Hunger-striking Navalny being transferred to hospital

Prison doctors have decided to transfer Russia's main opposition leader Alexei Navalny to hospital, its prison authority said on Monday, 20 days into a hunger strike that has brought international warnings of consequences should he die in jail.

Gaza record record daily virus deaths

The Gaza Strip recorded its highest-ever daily toll of coronavirus deaths, authorities said Sunday, as the Israeli-blockaded territory struggles with a dearth of vaccines.

Verstappen wins chaotic Imola classic

Max Verstappen kept his cool to claim a chaotic rain-hit Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Sunday as seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton recovered from a rare mistake to sneak in second.

Italian piano maker sees craft threatened

The 58-year-old fears his ancient trade could disappear entirely in Italy, the country that invented the pianoforte at the end of the 17th century, largely due to the pandemic.

BAFTAs pushes diversity at film awards

American recession drama "Nomadland" and British coming-of-age story "Rocks" lead nominations at this weekend's BAFTA awards with seven nods each, but the race remains open with a list of contenders that shines the spotlight on diversity.