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Here's a top 10 of world news items, in English. We're aiming at providing an unbiased view on global news, mixing together news sources from the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

01

Travellers to England can cut quarantine if tested

People arriving in England can end their self-isolation with a negative test taken after five days. (BBC News 24/11 16:43)

» Travellers to England can cut quarantine if tested (BBC News 24/11 16:43)

» BBC News  

02

French police to investigate 'brutal' dispersal of Paris migrant camp

French authorities on Tuesday ordered an investigation into the forceful removal by police of a camp of migrants in central Paris that prompted outrage over the "brutal" tactics used. (France 24 24/11 14:24)

» BBC News  Google News  France 24  

03

David Dinkins, New York City's first and only Black mayor, dies at 93

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, the city's first and only Black leader, has died at his home at the age of 93, officials said. (UPI 24/11 13:41)

» Google News  UPI  

04

Mystery looms over a valuable set of Charles Darwin notebooks that went from 'lost' to 'likely stolen'

Two notebooks that once belonged to Charles Darwin, believed to be worth millions of pounds, have "likely been stolen" after being missing for two decades, Cambridge University Library said Tuesday. (CNN 24/11 13:14)

» CNN  Google News  

05

Tigray forces battling Ethiopian government vow to fight on despite ultimatum to surrender

Forces battling Ethiopia's federal government have vowed to continue the fight in the north of the country, despite a 72-hour ultimatum to surrender from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, raising fears of further bloodshed in a conflict that threatens to destabilize the Horn of Africa. (CNN 24/11 12:35)

» CNN  Google News  


06

Key government agency recognizes Biden's win

The GSA has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter from Administrator Emily Murphy sent Monday afternoon and obtained by CNN. (CNN 24/11 12:14)

» CNN  

07

Metal monolith found by helicopter crew in Utah desert

Wildlife officials spotted the "unusual" structure while counting sheep, leaving them baffled. (BBC News 24/11 12:43)

» BBC News  CNN  

08

Chinese rocket blasts off launching mission to the moon

China successfully launched its Chang'e-5 lunar mission to collect rocks from the moon - the first attempt by any country since the 1970s. The unmanned spacecraft blasted off from a launch site on the coast of the southern island province of Hainan. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports. (CNN 24/11 11:02)

» CNN  

09

San Francisco officer is charged with on-duty homicide. The DA says it's a first

A former San Francisco Police officer was charged with homicide Monday in connection with a 2017 on-duty shooting. The city's district attorney's office said in a news release that it believes this is the first time a city law enforcement officer has been charged with an on-duty homicide. (CNN 24/11 10:03)

» CNN  

10

King of Spain self-isolating after Covid-19 contact

Spain'sĀ KingĀ Felipe VI is self-isolating after coming into contact with a person who tested positive for Covid-19, the palace said Monday. (France 24 24/11 05:11)

» France 24  


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