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El Correo (The Courrier) is a Spanish-language daily based in Bilbao and the Basque Country of Northern Spain. Founded in 1910 as "El Pueblo Vasco" ("The Basque People"), it belongs to the Vocento Group and it has an estimated circulation of 100.000. Its political alignement is described as liberal conservatist.
Indonesia’s volcano Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra erupted several times on Tuesday, shooting ashes up to 1,000 meters above its peak.

The Latest: Journalists Killed In Burkina Faso, U.S. Spending Plans, Citizen Kan’t

Welcome to Wednesday, where India's COVID death toll surpasses 200,000, two Spanish journalists are killed and Citizen Kane loses to a marmalade-loving bear in a hat. From the West Indies, Le Monde"s Jean-Michel Hauteville also looks at the controversial legacy of French national hero Napoleon Bonaparte.

• India's death toll tops 200,000. U.S. eases mask rules: Having again topped the country's deadliest day, India's overall death toll due to COVID-19 surpassed 200,000 on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask for modest-sized outside activities, Some 43% of Americans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

• Journalists killed in Burkina Faso: Two Spanish journalists and an Irishman have been killed in eastern Burkina Faso after they were abducted. The three Europeans were part of an anti-poaching patrol in Pama Reserve and were ambushed by gunmen believed to be jihadists.

• Historic U.S. spending plans: U.S President Joe Biden is about to unveil an additional $1.8 trillion federal investment in education, child care and paid family leave, as he delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress. Last month, Biden set up a $2 trillion infrastructure plan to help reshape the country's economy.

• Eight killed in an "illegal" Latvian hotel: Eight people were killed after a fire broke out at an "illegal" tourist hotel in Riga, Latvia's capital city.

France arrests Italian leftists terrorists decades later: Seven Italians, on the run since their convictions decades ago in Italy for left-wing terrorism, have been arrested in France.

• Switzerland to hold referendum on same-sex marriage: The country will hold a referendum on whether to authorize same-sex marriage after opponents of a bill that recognised same-sex marriage gathered enough signatures to set up a vote.

• When a suspected hand grenade turns out to be a sex toy: A German police bomb squad was called to investigate a hand grenade in a Bavarian forest, and revealed on Tuesday that the suspected weapon was in fact a sex toy.

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