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  • German police start removing climate activists from Lützerath

    A police operation is underway to remove protesters from the village of Lützerath in western Germany. The authorities have started building a fence around the village telling the activists to leave. Around a thousand climate protesters have been occupying the village for more than two years over plans to expand the nearby massive open-cast mine. The…

  • Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva sworn in as Brazil's president

    Brazil’s Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been sworn in as president in the capital, Brasilia, assuming office for the third time.  The veteran left-wing politician, known widely as Lula, also led the country between 2003 and 2010 and defeated Jair Bolsonaro last October.  In a speech, the former factory worker promised to lead Brazil…