Pandemic peace brings new life to threatened Senegalese turtles

Pandemic peace brings new life to threatened Senegalese turtles

By Ngouda Dione and Cooper Inveen GUEREO, Senegal (Reuters) – On a moonlit shore in Senegal, Djibril Diakhate’s evening walk came to an unexpected halt when his torch revealed more than 140 baby turtles clambering from their nest and sprinting towards the...
Ireland reimposes early bar, nightclub closures as COVID resurges

Ireland reimposes early bar, nightclub closures as COVID resurges

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland will from Thursday require bars and nightclubs to close early while ramping up the use of booster vaccines in a bid to combat a resurgence in COVID-19 cases in its largely vaccinated population, the governing party said on Tuesday....
Germany considers tighter COVID-19 curbs as cases soar

Germany considers tighter COVID-19 curbs as cases soar

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany should demand proof of vaccination or recent recovery from COVID-19 for all indoor leisure activities, and require vaccinated people to also present a negative test for risky environments, a regional leader said on Tuesday. Hendrik...
Portuguese PM warns restrictions may return as COVID cases rise

Portuguese PM warns restrictions may return as COVID cases rise

By Catarina Demony and Patricia Vicente  Rua LISBON (Reuters) – Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Tuesday that authorities in one of the world’s most vaccinated nations may bring back some measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the run-up...