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The announcement comes as the European court of human rights implicated Russia in another political assassination.
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China is key to saving the planet from climate change. But it can’t quit coal.
Beijing’s approach could determine the outcome of a critical U.N. climate summit.
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Far-right activists blamed for fueling anti-vaccine mobs in Melbourne, Australia
A federal lawmaker said “hard-right man-baby Nazis" aimed to rile up construction workers over the halt of all nonessential building work.
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Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win Canadian election, fall short of majority
The vote Monday capped a campaign that many felt was unnecessary, failed to inspire much enthusiasm and featured ugly scenes of protesters.
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Restrictions have displaced people across the country, with some setting up camp in the Outback while they wait — and wait — for permission to go home.
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This wasn't the atmosphere Biden hoped for before his first address to the United Nations as president.
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Putin’s United Russia party holds big majority in Russia’s three-day parliamentary elections
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N.Y. man arrested over threat to kill Dominican president during visit to city
Enrique Figueroa, 47, made menacing posts aimed at the leader, who is in New York for the U.N. meetings, prosecutors say.
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U.S. to lift covid travel ban, allowing entry for vaccinated Europeans and others
European leaders had been incensed by the restrictions imposed by Trump and kept in place by Biden.
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‘Hotel Rwanda’ inspiration Paul Rusesabagina sentenced to 25 years in prison for terrorism-related charges
Rusesabagina's supporters have criticized the trial as unfair and not following international standards of due process.
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Thousands flee La Palma volcano eruption as rivers of lava flow toward villages
Videos and photos showed streams of bright orange lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano flowing through streets, engulfing houses and roads.
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More than 1 million people watched the U.N. General Assembly online — when K-pop band BTS took to the podium
Nearly 1 million people tuned into what felt like the hottest event on the Internet Monday: A speech at the United Nations General Assembly meeting by the K-pop superstar boy band BTS.
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India to resume vaccine exports next month as covid pressure eases
The announcement gives a fresh impetus to global vaccine supplies that had received a setback after India had halted exports earlier this year amid a crushing coronavirus wave.
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‘The Crown’s’ Gillian Anderson was asked at the Emmys if she spoke to Margaret Thatcher before playing her
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Poll finds nearly 80% of Palestinians want Abbas to resign
A new poll has found that nearly 80% of Palestinians want President Mahmoud Abbas to resign
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The European Court of Human Rights has backed the conclusion of a British inquiry that Russia was responsible for the killing of Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian spy who died in 2006 after drinking tea laced with a radioactive material
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