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Macron: France will remain in lockdown until 11 May

France's president, Emmanuel Macron, announced that the country will remain in coronavirus lockdown for another month, the Guardian reports. In a national address on Monday evening, he said that only by respecting the confinement rules would the battle against Covid-19 be won. Macron said France would start returning to normal life on 11 May, if citizens were "civic, responsible and respected the rules" - and the numbers continued to drop.

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Drums of war again, in Europe

Just a few weeks ago, as Europeans in several countries put their furious debates about masks and corona appsinto higher gear, Turkey and Greece almost came to blows in the Aegean Sea.

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