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 2021-10-22 16:14 

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Trump-tied SPAC skyrockets 1,225%...

Trump fans pumped the Digital World Acquisition stock on Reddit and Stocktwits, triggering a halt for volatility Friday....

 2021-10-22 15:52 

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US intel warns China could dominate AI, gain military edge...

Beijing's ambitions in advanced technologies could give it an upper hand in vital US sectors, US intel warned Friday....

 2021-10-22 15:29 

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Nigerian official says new leader of ISIL-linked group killed...

Nigeria's national security adviser says Malam Bako, leader of the Isalmic State in West Africa Province, 'taken out'....

 2021-10-22 15:18 

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Mali denies asking Islamic body to negotiate with al-Qaeda...

Negotiations would have marked the first time the government formalised dialogue with such groups....

 2021-10-22 15:08 

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Ethiopia hits Tigray in fourth day of air raids...

Gov't says attack targeted training site used by Tigrayan forces, but TPLF says attack hit Mekelle University....

 2021-10-22 15:02 

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Pain at the pump: Turks brace for double-digit gas as lira tanks...

The lira fell as much as 1.5 percent to a record low of 9.6625 per dollar on Friday....

 2021-10-22 15:00 

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Bonus Edition: Palestine, India evictions, celebrity activism...

Best of the week and behind the scenes....

 2021-10-22 14:51 

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'A shining light': EU leaders bid farewell to Merkel at summit...

Political leaders praise outgoing German chancellor as a 'compromise machine' and 'compass' of the European project....

 2021-10-22 14:36 

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China's Evergrande pulls back from default with bond payment...

The property giant now has at least another week to deal with its debt crisis....

 2021-10-22 13:32 

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Russia's Putin hosts Israeli PM Bennett to talk about Syria, Iran...

Meeting in Sochi marks first in-person talks between the two world leaders....

 2021-10-22 12:47 

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US regulator approves expansion of COVID vaccine boosters...

CDC recommends boosters for some Moderna and Johnson & Johnson shot recipients, clears 'mix and match' booster shots....

 2021-10-22 12:18 

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How to fight COVID vaccine misinformation?...

The pandemic created a toxic legacy of misinformation that has mobilised opposition to vaccinations....

 2021-10-22 12:07 

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As UK resists COVID measures, experts fear 'devastating winter'...

Scientists say action is urgently needed as the infection rate spirals and virus deaths rise to six-month high....

 2021-10-22 11:36 

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Will Britain give citizenship rights to all Chagos islanders?...

Britain expelled thousands in the late 60s to make way for a US base. Now, their descendants are left in limbo....

 2021-10-22 11:26 

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Somalia leaders strike deal on long-delayed election process...

Somalia was meant to choose a new president this month, but a dispute between president and PM halted the process....

 2021-10-22 10:47 

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Sir David Amess's killing: Why MPs' safety is important...

The regular threats to public officials are an attack on democracy....

 2021-10-22 10:05 

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Eswatini bans protests as tensions flare amid pro-democracy calls...

The ban comes as absolute monarchy is gripped by new round of deadly protests calling for democratic reforms....

 2021-10-22 10:01 

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Schoolchildren storm DRC parliament over striking teachers' pay...

Hundreds of students demand the government raise teachers' pay to end a strike that has put a halt on lessons....

 2021-10-22 09:54 

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Afghan journalists lament 'bleak' future for media under Taliban...

New regime forces exodus of journalists from Afghanistan where free press was one of few gains of Western occupation....

 2021-10-22 09:52 

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'Worst thing in lifetime': South Sudan floods affecting 700,000...

UN blames South Sudan's worst floods in 60 years imperilling livelihoods of more than 700,000 people on climate change....

 2021-10-22 08:07 

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Colin Powell: Wise statesman or pawn?...

The late US general was an inspiration for immigrants and Black Americans but his role in the Iraq War did great damage....

 2021-10-22 07:58 

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Thousands of refugees and migrants plead for Libya evacuation...

Appeals at Tripoli sit-in come as more than 5,000 people rounded up this month and put in indefinite detention....

 2021-10-22 07:51 

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Freedom for the ElHiblu3!...

The criminalisation of asylum seekers in Europe should concern all of us....

 2021-10-22 07:36 

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One of last 2 northern white rhinos dropped from breeding project...

Fatu, daughter of 32-year-old Najin, is now the only donor left in world-first breeding programme....

 2021-10-22 07:34 

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Pakistan eases travel restrictions, announces aid for Afghanistan...

Pakistan to provide over $28m in immediate humanitarian aid and ease travel and trade restrictions at its land borders....

 2021-10-22 06:54 

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Seven killed in Rohingya refugee camp attack: Bangladesh police...

Police say at least seven people killed in attack on Islamic seminary in refugee camp on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border....

 2021-10-22 06:14 

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Actor Alec Baldwin shoots filmer dead with prop gun on set...

Director Joel Souza was also wounded in the incident that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, authorities say....

 2021-10-22 05:21 

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'Yes': Biden says US would defend Taiwan against China...

Comments prompt swift White House clarification after seeming to suggest change to policy of 'strategic ambiguity'....

 2021-10-22 04:45 

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Melbourne reopens as world's most locked-down city eases limits...

State Premier promises there will be 'no more lockdowns' as Victoria reaches its vaccination targets....

 2021-10-22 04:14 

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UN chief warns world on 'one way ticket to disaster' over climate...

Antonio Guterres says he is 'very concerned' upcoming COP26 in Glasgow will fail....

 2021-10-22 03:05 

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More countries criticise China at UN for repression of Uighurs...

Statement calls on Beijing to allow immediate access to Xinjiang, as rival statement claims 'disinformation'....

 2021-10-22 01:27 

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WHO says COVID may have killed 180,000 health workers...

UN agency steps up calls for governments to do more to protect and support workers as the pandemic continues to grow....

 2021-10-22 01:07 

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US to launch Amazon-wide pact to reduce deforestation: Blinken...

During visit to Colombia, Blinken announces initiative that will include financial support for protected areas....

 2021-10-21 21:01 

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Barbados elects first-ever president, replacing British monarchy...

The former British colony will replace the UK's Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic....

 2021-10-21 20:58 

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US stocks rise to all-time high lifted by solid corporate results...

Even with stocks at highs, traders are bracing for market swings in the face of rising price pressures....

 2021-10-21 20:56 

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Judge says US held Afghan man unlawfully at Guantanamo Bay...

Asadullah Haroon Gul was denied access to a lawyer, held for 14 years at Guantanamo without charge; now ordered freed....

 2021-10-21 19:58 

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Haiti gang leader threatens to kill American missionary hostages...

Officials have said 400 Mawozo gang is demanding $1m per hostage in ransom to release 17 members of missionary group....

 2021-10-21 19:36 

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Minnesota ex-cop resentenced to 57 months for killing woman...

Mohamed Noor claims he feared for his safety and that of his police partner when he shot the unarmed woman....

 2021-10-21 18:59 

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Will Brazil's president be prosecuted for COVID-19 deaths?...

Brazilian Senate inquiry says Jair Bolsonaro should face crimes against humanity charges for mishandling the pandemic....

 2021-10-21 18:54 

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US Fed bans officials from buying stocks after ethics scandal...

The scandal recently led to the departure of two regional presidents and diminished confidence in the US central bank....

 2021-10-21 18:32 

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NATO agrees new plan to deter Russian attacks...

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says NATO agreed a $1bn fund to provide seed financing to develop new tech....

 2021-10-21 18:05 

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'No country will be spared' impact of climate change: US gov't...

Reports by US White House, defence and intelligence agencies say climate change likely to increase global instability....

 2021-10-21 17:24 

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Winter is coming? Oil falls from 3-year peak on warmer forecast...

A forecast for a warm United States winter put the brakes on a rally fuelled by tight supply and a global energy crunch....

 2021-10-21 17:14 

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Canada launches COVID vaccine passport for travel...

The standardized certificate will have a QR code for scanning at airports, train stations and other entry points....

 2021-10-21 17:03 

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Pakistani foreign minister meets Taliban in Afghanistan...

Foreign minister's first visit since the Taliban takeover comes amid border issues affecting movement and trade....

 2021-10-21 16:51 

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Nigerian separatist leader Kanu denies terrorism charges in court...

British citizen Nnamdi Kanu pleads not guilty to seven charges in Abuja court, before case was adjourned to November 10....

 2021-10-21 16:51 

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US House to vote on holding Trump adviser Bannon in contempt...

Political strategist defied a subpoena from a House panel probing the deadly January 6 Capitol riot by Trump supporters....

 2021-10-21 16:27 

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Red hot: Houston's firefighters' pension fund goes crypto...

The Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund said it invested $25m in Bitcoin and Ether....

 2021-10-21 15:56 

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Ethiopia launches fourth air raid this week on Tigray capital...

Gov't says attack aimed for facility in Mekelle used for military training, but TPLF says plane did not hit any targets....

 2021-10-21 15:28 

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As Turks wrestle with inflation, central bank cuts rates again...

Turkey's central bank delivered a massive interest rate cut on Thursday, sending the lira to a new record low....

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