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 2020-11-29 06:14 

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North Korea toughens rules of entry to sea to fight coronavirus...

State media says Pyongyang is acting against 'uncivilised and unhygienic elements' that could help spread an epidemic....

 2020-11-29 02:49 

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Severe fire danger for Australia as temperatures smash records...

Rural Fire Service forecasts 'very high to severe fire danger' in parts of New South Wales, issues total fire ban....

 2020-11-28 23:18 

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'We are fed up': Guatemalans continue anti-government protests...

Guatemala's Congress annulled a contentious budget this week, but protesters are still calling for president to resign....

 2020-11-28 22:51 

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Brazilians to vote in municipal runoff as COVID-19 rages...

Runoff races for Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's two most-populous cities, will be among those held on Sunday....

 2020-11-28 21:32 

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UK, France sign new deal to curb Channel migrant crossings...

UK interior minister Priti Patel said under the deal the number of officers patrolling French beaches would double....

 2020-11-28 21:03 

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Montenegro and Serbia expel each other's ambassadors...

Podgorica cites 'continuous meddling in internal affairs' as reason for expulsion; Belgrade responds in kind....

 2020-11-28 20:07 

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Canada enacts new regulations before US drug import rule...

Rule allowing US pharmacists and wholesalers to import prescription drugs in bulk from Canada comes into effect Monday....

 2020-11-28 19:20 

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Dozens killed in attack on farm workers in Nigeria...

Some 40 people reported 'slaughtered'; in attack on labourers working in rice fields in Borno state, northeast Nigeria....

 2020-11-28 18:41 

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'Harsh revenge': How will Iran respond to scientist's killing?...

Iran weighs its options for taking revenge for the assassination of nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh....

 2020-11-28 18:41 

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What will it take to end conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region?...

Ethiopian government denies rejecting talks as PM launches 'final assault' on region....

 2020-11-28 18:36 

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The unbearable lightness of being Obama...

The former US president lacks conviction and this is apparent in every page and chapter of his new memoir....

 2020-11-28 18:30 

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Cuba: Rights groups demand release of jailed artists, activists...

Cuban authorities dispersed a protest in support of a jailed rapper, prompting a rare display of public dissent....

 2020-11-28 18:29 

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Pro-democracy protests can help bring peace to Thailand's south...

The success of the continuing struggle for democracy in Thailand is crucial for securing peace in its southern regions....

 2020-11-28 17:32 

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Killing of Iranian scientist a 'violation of human rights': Qatar...

Qatar's deputy PM says assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh 'will only contribute to pouring more fuel on the fire'....

 2020-11-28 17:30 

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Ethiopian army takes 'full control' of Tigray capital, Abiy says...

PM and army chief of staff say city of Mekelle controlled by federal forces; no immediate statement from TPLF....

 2020-11-28 17:23 

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Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassination: How the world reacted...

Turkey describes Mohsen Fakhrizadeh's killing as 'act of terrorism' while EU calls it 'criminal' and urges 'restraint'....

 2020-11-28 17:09 

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Police hunt suspects after four killed on Indonesian island...

Attackers also torched homes in Lembantongoa village in Central Sulawesi, including one used for regular prayers....

 2020-11-28 17:03 

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Pope Francis appoints first African American cardinal...

Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, DC, made headlines this year for criticising US President Donald Trump....

 2020-11-28 16:43 

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Iran may retaliate in Iraq for killing of scientist: Analysts...

Analysts say the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh may trigger a violent response in Iraq....

 2020-11-28 15:43 

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In Biden's hometown, election win brings some hope amid COVID-19...

Residents of Wilmington, Delaware say they hope Joe Biden's presidential victory will spur much-needed help....

 2020-11-28 14:21 

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UN says Sudan needs $150m to help Ethiopian refugees...

Sudan hosting more than 43,000 refugees fleeing fighting in Tigray into one of its most impoverished regions....

 2020-11-28 11:54 

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France gears for more security law protests amid police violence...

Dozens of rallies planned against new law that would restrict sharing images of police....

 2020-11-28 11:45 

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Is Murdoch media facing a reckoning in Australia?...

Two former Australian prime ministers take on the Murdoch empire. Plus, the dangers of reporting in Uttar Pradesh....

 2020-11-28 11:29 

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Brexit talks restart in person in London as clock ticks down...

Negotiators meet in last-ditch bid to secure deal before the UK's transition period with the EU ends on December 31....

 2020-11-28 11:03 

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Malaysia will hold elections after coronavirus crisis is over: PM...

Muhyiddin promises to hold polls after he averts showdown by winning parliamentary support for his administration's budget....

 2020-11-28 10:42 

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Six dead in clashes between rival protesters in southern Iraq...

Members of October 2019 anti-government protest movement and Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr's supporters clash....

 2020-11-28 09:43 

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Poison gas, firing squads: US approves more execution methods...

Outgoing Trump administration paves way for additional methods of executing prisoners sentenced to death....

 2020-11-28 09:21 

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Kashmiris vote in local elections, first since autonomy revoked...

First of eight-phase polls to elect members of District Development Councils begins amid tight security....

 2020-11-28 09:13 

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Ethiopian forces to take Tigray's capital 'in a few days': Army...

Federal forces say they have seized control of Wikro town, 50km north of Makelle, as they march to the region's capital....

 2020-11-28 07:38 

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Rouhani accuses 'mercenary' Israel of killing top Iran scientist...

Iranian president accuses Israel of assassinating high-ranking nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh....

 2020-11-27 07:04 

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India police use tear gas, water cannon to stop farmers' march...

Thousands of farmers scuffled with police during a march against new laws, which they fear will benefit corporations....

 2020-11-27 06:19 

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China to impose anti-dumping measures on Australian wines...

As political tensions rise between Canberra and Beijing, China has been blocking wide range of Australian imports....

 2020-11-27 05:05 

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S Korea foils N Korea attempt to hack COVID-19 vaccine makers...

Parliament member says it was unclear how many and which drugmakers were targeted adding that there was no damage seen....

 2020-11-27 05:03 

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Australia special forces troops face sack for unlawful killings...

A four-year inquiry released last week found evidence Australian soldiers may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan....

 2020-11-27 04:18 

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UK to hit Google and Facebook with tougher competition rules...

Concentration of power in small number of tech firms is curtailing growth and innovation, says UK's digital secretary....

 2020-11-27 03:50 

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Brazil's Bolsonaro says he will not take coronavirus vaccine...

Right-wing leader adds that Congress was unlikely to require Brazilians to take a vaccine....

 2020-11-27 02:57 

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South Korea, China agree on North Korea talks, early Xi visit...

China's top diplomat visited South Korea and Japan as the two US allies prepare for change under a new US president....

 2020-11-27 02:19 

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Iran detained Moore-Gilbert because of Israeli partner: Report...

Sydney Morning Herald says British-Australian academic was arrested after Iran found out her partner was Israeli....

 2020-11-27 02:02 

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Ethnic tension, conflicts key concern for Myanmar's incoming MPs...

Another landslide victory for Aung San Suu Kyi's party means it has a chance to push through reforms - if it wants....

 2020-11-27 01:03 

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Trump says he will leave office if Biden electoral win certified...

Donald Trump's latest comments are the closest he has come to conceding the US election as hopes for victory fade....

 2020-11-27 00:06 

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On eve of Black Friday, Amnesty pushes Amazon on workers' rights...

Amnesty International urges online retail giant to respect workers' rights before busy holiday shopping season....

 2020-11-26 23:04 

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Meng defence lawyer accuses Canadian police officer of 'cover-up'...

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is fighting extradition to the United States, where she faces fraud charges....

 2020-11-26 20:25 

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UN agency for Palestinians runs out of money for first time...

UNRWA received lowest level of contributions since 2012, at a time when pandemic is exacerbating the needs of refugees....

 2020-11-26 19:54 

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'The greatest': Thousands of Argentinians say goodbye to Maradona...

Thousands of fans queue in Buenos Aires to pay last respects to Diego Maradona, a national icon who died on Wednesday....

 2020-11-26 19:54 

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AstraZeneca says its COVID-19 vaccine needs 'additional study'...

UK drug company says that while further research is needed, it did not expect it to delay regulatory approval in Europe....

 2020-11-26 19:26 

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Court reduces sentence for Quebec City mosque attacker...

The attacker who killed six Muslim men at a mosque in 2017 can apply for parole in 25 years, Quebec appeals court rules....

 2020-11-26 19:21 

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French court rejects delay for Sarkozy corruption trial...

Nicolas Sarkozy and two other defendants have been ordered to appear in person for hearings that begin on Monday....

 2020-11-26 18:44 

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Should the death penalty be abolished worldwide?...

The US allows more methods for execution as 39 countries reject UN resolution on a moratorium....

 2020-11-26 18:37 

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UK football fans to return to some stadiums when lockdown lifts...

Up to 4,000 spectators will be allowed to attend outdoor sporting events in the lowest-risk areas of England....

 2020-11-26 18:09 

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UN warns law enforcement against using 'big data' to discriminate...

UN experts urged law enforcement groups around the world to ensure that the data they collect from AI is used properly....

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