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 2022-05-29 04:48 

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Nigeria's PDP picks Atiku Abubakar to run for president in 2023...

Former vice president to launch third presidential bid after winning People's Democratic Party primary....

 2022-05-29 04:13 

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Civilians killed in eastern DR Congo rebel attack...

ADF fighters accused of killing civilians with machetes in DR Congo's Beni region....

 2022-05-28 22:36 

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Real Madrid beats Liverpool 1-0 for 14th European Cup title...

Liverpool could not get past Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois: 'Today nobody was going to get in my way,' he said....

 2022-05-28 21:15 

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Is ethical ivory trade possible?...

Zimbabwe pushes to sell its $600m stockpile as countries in southern Africa back call to relax global ban....

 2022-05-28 21:09 

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Russia-Ukraine live news: Putin to discuss Ukraine grain supplies...

Russian leader tells France, Germany that Moscow is 'ready' to allow Ukraine grain exports in lieu of sanctions relief....

 2022-05-28 21:04 

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'Triangle of Sadness' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film fest...

A viciously sharp satire about class conflict wins the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival in France....

 2022-05-28 20:36 

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Landslides and floods kill dozens in northeast Brazil...

At least 28 killed in the last 24 hours in northeastern Pernambuco state, authorities said....

 2022-05-28 19:56 

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Putin says Russia 'ready' to allow Ukraine grain exports...

Kyiv has been unable to export grain supplies due to Russia's invasion, which has sent global food prices soaring....

 2022-05-28 19:31 

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Putin warns French, German leaders over arms supplies to Ukraine...

Vladimir Putin tells France's Macron and Germany's Scholz that continuing arms supplies to Ukraine is 'dangerous'....

 2022-05-28 18:39 

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Rwanda says soldiers kidnapped by rebels in DR Congo...

Kigali says two soldiers held captive by FDLR rebels, accuses Kinshasa of backing the armed group....

 2022-05-28 18:17 

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UN's Bachelet says China trip not for a probe, faces criticism...

Rights groups slam Michelle Bachelet for failing to hold the Chinese gov't accountable for rights abuse against Uighurs....

 2022-05-28 18:05 

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Cash-strapped Sri Lanka gets Russian oil to ease shortages...

The 90,000-tonnes of Russian oil waited offshore for more than a month as Sri Lanka was unable pay for shipment....

 2022-05-28 14:02 

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Dozens killed in stampede at a church in Nigeria...

The stamped happened as hundreds of people gathered at the church in the Rivers state for food, the police said....

 2022-05-28 13:51 

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Refugees in Kenya's Kakuma and Dadaab camps are still in limbo...

The upcoming general election should be seen as an opportunity to resolve this issue once and for all....

 2022-05-28 10:45 

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Australia's new PM Albanese backs climate, defying Murdoch media...

Climate was a big factor in Australian elections despite the Murdoch media push. And the taboo of Palestine in Germany....

 2022-05-28 10:44 

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'Slavery, rape, torture': Libya threatened by foreign fighters...

Migrants 'extremely vulnerable' to rights abuses carried out by foreign fighters and armed groups, UN report says....

 2022-05-28 10:34 

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Chelsea reach final agreement for sale to Boehly-led consortium...

Sale of club set to be completed on Monday after deal finalised with consortium led by LA Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly...

 2022-05-28 08:47 

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Champions League final preview: Liverpool vs Real Madrid...

Liverpool hope to secure a third trophy this season, while Real Madrid seek to add to their La Liga triumph....

 2022-05-28 08:34 

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Fernandez: Cuba is not ready to 'sacrifice' socialism...

Cuba's deputy foreign minister discusses decades of hostile relations with the US....

 2022-05-28 08:30 

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Can the African Union be a neutral arbiter of peace in Ukraine?...

The continental body is not demonstrating true neutrality with its actions....

 2022-05-28 08:17 

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Boy from Heaven: Tarik Saleh's thriller set in Egypt's Al-Azhar...

Saleh's new film, which depicts religious power struggles and corruption in Egypt, premiered at Cannes Film Festival....

 2022-05-28 07:49 

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Japanese Red Army founder Shigenobu freed from prison...

Shigenobu was one of the world's most notorious women as her group carried out attacks in support of Palestine....

 2022-05-28 07:34 

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Cannes Film Festival: The Worst Ones wins Un Certain Regard prize...

French film wins top prize in the arthouse section, while Pakistan's first-ever Cannes entry Joyland wins jury prize....

 2022-05-28 07:33 

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'We are in danger now': Vanuatu declares climate emergency...

Prime Minister Bob Loughman says using the term 'emergency' is a way of signalling the need for urgent action....

 2022-05-28 07:19 

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Can Biden's Asia economic plan counter China's influence there?...

The US president has launched the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity with 12 countries....

 2022-05-28 06:56 

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Hong Kong's new leader heads to Beijing for official approval...

John Lee is due to take office on July 1, the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule....

 2022-05-28 06:40 

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Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 94...

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 94th day, we take a look at the main developments....

 2022-05-28 00:27 

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'Anti-China': The Quad launches maritime surveillance plan...

Quad's initiative is designed to enable Indo-Pacific nations to track illegal fishing and incursions by Chinese vessels...

 2022-05-28 00:25 

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Period pain: Women in Myanmar struggle with menstrual hygiene...

Women displaced by conflict after the February 2021 military coup lack access to sanitary pads, clean water and privacy....

 2022-05-27 23:09 

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Trump speaks at defiant pro-gun NRA event after Texas shooting...

Amid protests and calls to cancel event in Houston, gun advocates say more regulations not the answer to mass shootings....

 2022-05-27 22:17 

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Texas workers travel to Uvalde to help after school shooting...

Workers at chain restaurants, retail stores from across Texas provide respite for residents after deadly mass shooting....

 2022-05-27 22:15 

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Blinken urges Israel to conclude probe into Abu Akleh's killing...

US secretary of state says he urged Israeli counterpart to conclude 'investigations' into Al Jazeera reporter's killing....

 2022-05-27 21:29 

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DR Congo: Soldiers, civilians sentenced to death for selling arms...

Those sentenced were found guilty of criminal association, war crimes, and participating in an insurrectional movement....

 2022-05-27 21:02 

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Ukraine live news: US says Putin wants to erase Ukrainian culture...

As Russia advances in eastern Ukraine, Joe Biden accuses Vladimir Putin of trying to 'eliminate a culture'....

 2022-05-27 20:31 

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US stocks notch their best week since November 2020...

Volatility gripped markets this year on fears that hawkish central banks will tip the economy into a recession....

 2022-05-27 20:29 

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Texas official says 'wrong decision' to wait to confront shooter...

'No excuse' for officers to wait rather than enter classrooms where 9-and 10-year olds were trapped with gunman....

 2022-05-27 19:57 

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US, Netherlands call for action on decaying Yemeni supertanker...

The two countries warn of potential economic, environmental and humanitarian effects if FSO Safer spills or explodes....

 2022-05-27 19:20 

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'We don't have food': Africa's growing humanitarian crisis...

Leaders urge mobilisation to resolve a crisis that has left more than 280 million suffering from malnourishment....

 2022-05-27 19:12 

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Is China the 'most serious challenge' to international order?...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken revealed the Biden administration's strategy to compete with China....

 2022-05-27 19:07 

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Israeli forces injure dozens of Palestinian protesters: Medics...

Red Crescent said at least one Palestinian was shot in the leg, others injured by stun grenades, rubber-coated bullets....

 2022-05-27 18:59 

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Iranian forces seize two Greek tankers in the Gulf: State media...

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they seized two Greek oil tankers in Arabian Gulf due to 'violations'....

 2022-05-27 18:38 

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US judge dismisses Trump lawsuit, allowing New York investigation...

The former US president says the investigation is politically motivated and violates his constitutional rights....

 2022-05-27 18:02 

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US buys more Stingers to refill stock sent to Ukraine: Report...

The missiles are in high demand in Ukraine, where they have been used to shoot down Russian helicopters and bombers....

 2022-05-27 17:09 

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Quebec mosque gunman may seek parole in 25 years, top court rules...

Canada's Supreme Court rejects prosecutors' appeal for the shooter to serve 50 years without possibility of parole....

 2022-05-27 16:58 

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UEFA moves to keep Ukrainian, Belarusian football teams apart...

UEFA took decision to ensure the smooth running of football competitions and the safety and security of teams....

 2022-05-27 16:26 

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New US sanctions target North Korean weapons of mass destruction...

The move came a day after China and Russia vetoed a US-led push to impose more UN sanctions on North Korea....

 2022-05-27 16:26 

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US, Japan, South Korea condemn N Korea tests; US widens sanctions...

Moves come after China and Russia vetoed a US-led push to tighten UN sanctions on North Korea over missile launches....

 2022-05-27 16:12 

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Russia warns West against providing Ukraine long-range weaponry...

Moscow says supplying arms capable of hitting Russian territory would be a step towards 'unacceptable escalation'....

 2022-05-27 15:59 

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Nigeria: Ruling party, top opposition hold presidential primaries...

Both the governing party and leading opposition will decide the candidates that face off to succeed Muhammadu Buhari....

 2022-05-27 15:28 

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How has war changed life for everyday Ukrainians?...

From work and studies, to friendships and news consumption, Ukrainians tell Al Jazeera about their experiences....

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