As the remnants of Hurricane Eta moved back over Caribbean waters, governments in Central America worked to tally the displaced and dead, and recover bodies from landslides and flooding that claimed dozens of lives from Guatemala to Panama.
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As Hungary's coronavirus-hit economy shrinks and unemployment soars, thousands of Hungarians are seeking to join the army, attracted by job stability and a government scheme that fast-tracks recruits toward a military career.
The protests follow a devastating crash in the national currency, the Lebanese pound.
Switzerland's military has been banned from leaving its bases after a soldier tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus
Troops taking part in 'Holiday Express' transported stockings stuffed with gifts to five bases in the country's east. A military band also travelled by helicopter, playing Christmas carols as the troops received their presents.
A city spokesman said it was a “voluntary community activity” by the People's Liberation Army, adding that the city government did not request assistance from the PLA, which has stayed confined to its garrison during six months of protests.
The wreckage of the German "Wilhelm Gustloff" ship, sunk by a Soviet submarine in January 1945, has been a war grave since 1994. Under Polish law, diving is strictly prohibited within a 500-metre radius of the site.
"We are no longer in the classic strategy of deterrence by accumulation of nuclear warheads," a SIPRI expert told Euronews. "Now they have embarked on a tactical war."
A huge abandoned secret military complex hidden inside a fenced-off pine forest in eastern Germany is no longer off limits.