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 2022-01-13 14:55 

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Dementia: A sharp rise in cases expected — how to avoid being one of them...

As scientists predict dementia cases will triple over the next three decades, we asked an expert how to identify the early symptoms and what we can do to avoid it....

 2022-01-13 14:43 

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EU blocks merger of Daewoo and Hyundai...

The EU blocked the mega-merger of the two shipbuilding giants. Chief among concerns of the EU is that any such merger could restrict the supply of large liquified natural gas tankers....

 2022-01-13 14:29 

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German vaccine commission recommends boosters for over-12s...

Germany's Standing Committee on Vaccination proposed children between 12 and 17 receive an "age appropriate dose" at least three months after their last jab. Germany has recently recorded record-high COVID-19 infections....

 2022-01-13 14:23 

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German police teams take blood in fake vaccine certificate raids...

Teams carried out raids on the homes of about 100 patients of a doctor alleged to have issued vaccination certificates without giving the shots. In some cases, authorities even took blood samples....

 2022-01-13 14:11 

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Chinese rights activists stopped from visiting dying family members...

Human rights advocates say Beijing authorities not allowing dissidents to visit and say goodbye to sick loved ones is "unusually cruel." One man vanished after attempting to visit his dying wife....

 2022-01-13 14:10 

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Rulers, goddesses and activists: Portraits of women on coins...

The US is celebrating the first depiction of a Black woman on a quarter dollar coin. It's a milestone for minorities. But women have been depicted on coins for over 2,500 years....

 2022-01-13 11:22 

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Ukraine tensions: OSCE chair warns 'risk of war' highest in 30 years...

The world's largest regional security organization is meeting in Austria as tensions rise between Russia and the West over Moscow's military buildup near Ukraine....

 2022-01-13 10:55 

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Poland's 100,000 pandemic deaths may be an undercount...

The official number of pandemic deaths in Poland is now more than 100,000. Public health observers say the real number is far higher....

 2022-01-13 10:04 

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Opinion: After COVID vaccine menstruation findings, a sigh of relief — and indignation...

As one woman who experienced an irregular menstrual cycle after the COVID-19 vaccine, Sonya Diehn feels reassured that this has now been scientifically acknowledged. But why has it taken so long?...

 2022-01-13 09:45 

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Armorer in 'Rust' film set shooting sues prop supplier...

A lawsuit in the shooting involving actor Alec Baldwin that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins claims live ammo was given to the film crew without their knowledge....

 2022-01-13 09:26 

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German court finds Syrian ex-colonel guilty of crimes against humanity...

A German court has found a Syrian former army colonel guilty of crimes against humanity, handing him a life sentence. The trial is the first to take place anywhere examining state-sponsored torture in Syrian Civil War....

 2022-01-13 09:23 

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European Capital of Culture: Remix in Esch 2022...

The second largest city in the tiny country of Luxembourg is one of the 2022 European Capitals of Culture. Esch-sur-Alzette has only 36,000 inhabitants. Despite COVID, the town has a full program....

 2022-01-13 09:13 

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HRW: Western leaders need to 'do better' against autocrats...

Western politicians have not adequately stood up for democracy, the Human Rights Watch said in its annual report. Autocrats, however, have been losing their grip on power, the advocacy group said....

 2022-01-13 08:30 

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Russia-led troops start withdrawing from Kazakhstan...

Peacekeeping troops deployed under a Moscow-led regional military alliance have begun pulling back from Kazakhstan, officials said. They were deployed amid anti-government protests that left scores of people dead....

 2022-01-13 08:15 

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Nigeria: Political power broker Bola Tinubu declares presidential ambition...

Ruling party chief and influential former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu has declared his ambitions to run for president in Nigeria's 2023 elections....

 2022-01-13 08:15 

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Nigeria: Who is aspiring president Bola Timubu?...

Ruling party chief and influential former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu has declared his ambitions to run for president in Nigeria's 2023 elections....

 2022-01-13 08:15 

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Nigeria: Who is aspiring president Bola Tinubu?...

Ruling party chief and influential former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu has declared his ambitions to run for president in Nigeria's 2023 elections....

 2022-01-13 07:01 

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Syria's intelligence apparatus awaits verdict in historic torture trial...

In a landmark case, a Syrian regime officer is being tried for crimes against humanity in Germany. Evidence presented by prosecutors has cast a light on Bashar Assad's system of torture and oppression....

 2022-01-13 06:49 

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El Salvador journalists hacked with Pegasus spyware: report...

An internet watchdog said an operator of the Israeli firm NSO Group's Pegasus was working almost exclusively in El Salvador in early 2020. El Salvador government denied using the sophisticated spyware....

 2022-01-13 06:31 

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Nigeria lifts ban on Twitter after 7 months...

Nigeria had shut out more than 200 million people from the social networking site. Nigeria's IT development agency said the US tech company had met key conditions....

 2022-01-13 06:19 

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Novak Djokovic drawn to play in Australian Open first round...

The tennis No.1 was drawn to face fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic in the first round of the tournament — but the Australian government has yet to decide whether to cancel his visa....

 2022-01-13 04:43 

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French police arrest suspect in 2012 Alps killing of British family...

Prosecutors have announced the first arrest in years after a British family and a cyclist were killed in the French Alps. The slain family have links to the UK, Iraq, Sweden and Spain....

 2022-01-13 02:48 

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US inflation 'too high', says Federal Reserve official...

Inflation in the United States has jumped to 7%, the highest increase in nearly four decades. The Federal Reserve has already begun removing pandemic-related stimulus....

 2022-01-13 00:32 

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France condemns incarceration of anthropologist in Iran...

France's foreign ministry has said the incarceration 'reduces trust' with Iran. The academic was previously under house arrest....

 2022-01-12 23:01 

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CARE's Suffering in Silence report: Forgotten humanitarian crises...

Many humanitarian crises get little media attention and unfold unnoticed by most people around the world. The result: Less support for those in need. The aid organization CARE wants to change that....

 2022-01-12 22:31 

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Iran, Venezuela and Sudan and others lose UN voting rights...

In total, 11 countries are behind on membership dues, and eight have had their right to vote suspended. Iran has blamed US sanctions for the lack of funds....

 2022-01-12 21:46 

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Nigeria to lift ban on Twitter at midnight...

Seven months after Nigeria shut out more than 200 million people from the social networking site, Nigerians will have Twitter back. Nigeria's IT development agency said the US tech company had met key conditions....

 2022-01-12 20:51 

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Brazil: Bolsonaro attacks Supreme Court ahead of election...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has accused two Supreme Court Justices of bias against him ahead of upcoming elections. Former leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is expected to deny him a second term....

 2022-01-12 20:09 

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US sanctions North Koreans linked to missile test...

The United States has put sanctions on five individuals based in Russia and China with ties to North Korea's advanced weapons program....

 2022-01-12 19:38 

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Cameroon: Opposition senator shot dead in Anglophone region...

A prominent lawyer and opposition lawmaker was shot dead by suspected separatist fighters in Cameroon's restive English-speaking North West region....

 2022-01-12 19:34 

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Short on vaccines, Africa is facing an endemic coronavirus...

Coronavirus shutdowns are ending across Africa. Officials don't view severe curbs as a suitable tool for containing the spread. Vaccinations alone won't cut it. Now, Africans are seeking a way to live with the virus....

 2022-01-12 19:16 

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Tokyo Olympics: US charges therapist over doping...

A therapist in Texas has been accused of giving performance-enhancing drugs to athletes during last year's Summer Olympics. It's the first time US authorities issued charges under a new anti-doping law....

 2022-01-12 19:11 

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UK Home Office backs down on Syrian asylum-seeker's case...

In December, the Home Office sent a rejection letter to a Syrian asylum-seeker, saying it was safe for him to return. That would have been first case of its kind in the UK. Now, authorities appear to have backtracked....

 2022-01-12 18:28 

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Pared-down Berlin Film Festival to go ahead despite omicron...

The Berlinale will feature reduced capacity, required vaccine certificates and no parties....

 2022-01-12 18:23 

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Israel charges four women with spying for Iran...

Israel charged four women and one man with spying for Iran. Israel said they were recruited over social media to take photos of facilities inside Israel, including US embassies....

 2022-01-12 17:20 

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COVID: Have we reached the peak of omicron infections?...

Omicron may infect 60% of the world's population by mid-March. That may mean global infections of 5 million per day....

 2022-01-12 17:20 

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Germany's Bundestag tightens COVID-19 rules as Omicron cases surge...

On the day Germany reported a record number of new COVID-19 cases, the country's lower house of parliament has tightened restrictions. Not all parliamentarians were happy, least of all the far-right AfD....

 2022-01-12 17:13 

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'Golden passports': EU looks to suspend Vanuatu from visa-free travel list...

The European Commission is moving to curb the practice of selling passports to rich foreigners. Vanuatu has granted citizenship to wealthy investors, including suspects wanted by Interpol....

 2022-01-12 17:13 

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EU looks to suspend Vanuatu from visa-free travel list over 'citizenship for sale' scheme...

The European Commission is moving to curb the practice of selling passports to rich foreigners. Vanuatu has granted citizenship to wealthy investors, including suspects wanted by Interpol....

 2022-01-12 16:40 

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Dementia: Why early detection and prevention are key...

As scientists predict a sharp rise in dementia cases over the next three decades, we asked an expert how to identify the early symptoms and what we can do to avoid it....

 2022-01-12 16:27 

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US: Inflation hits highest rate in four decades...

US consumer prices rose last year at the highest rate in four decades. With inflation at 7% last year, US consumers have not seen prices soar so much since the early 1980s....

 2022-01-12 16:04 

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NATO seeks more talks with Russia amid Ukraine tensions...

The US and its allies sat down with Russian envoys amid heightened tensions over Russia's troop buildup near Ukraine. While no gaps were bridged, NATO said it was ready for more talks with Moscow....

 2022-01-12 16:04 

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NATO open to more talks with Russia amid Ukraine tensions...

The US and its allies sat down with Russian envoys amid heightened tensions over Russia's troop buildup near Ukraine. While no gaps were bridged, NATO said it was ready for more talks with Moscow....

 2022-01-12 15:39 

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World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world...

World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era....

 2022-01-12 15:27 

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Will tourism in the Philippines recover from coronavirus?...

Just as the Philippines began to recover from two years of COVID misery, Typhoon Rai ravaged its tourism-dependent remote islands. Locals warn their future will be bleak if tourists don't return soon....

 2022-01-12 15:21 

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Germany extends Bundeswehr mission in Iraq...

Germany's troop deployment to Iraq has been extended by nine months. Chancellor Olaf Scholz's government has called an official end to Germany's operations in Syria....

 2022-01-12 14:45 

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Prince Andrew to face sexual abuse trial in US...

A judge in the United States rejected an attempt by British Prince Andrew to dismiss a sexual abuse lawsuit filed against him....

 2022-01-12 13:32 

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Bayern Munich's future forming as Kingsley Coman signs extension...

After much speculation over his future, Kingsley Coman has signed a deal to stay at Bayern Munich until 2027. The French winger is the latest in a line of younger Bayern players to extend, as the champions plan ahead....

 2022-01-12 12:25 

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Germany: 2021 asylum applications highest since 2017...

The highest number of asylum requests came from Syria, while over 17% of first-time applications were on behalf of children born in Germany under the age of one....

 2022-01-12 12:24 

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Opinion: Latin America's new generation of dictators...

In the past, they wore olive-green uniforms and used military might to gain power. Today, they are "elected," as true democracies helplessly look on, writes Johan Ramirez....

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