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 2022-10-06 17:40 

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Attack in Mexican town kills 20, including mayor, officials say...

Attack comes amid ongoing violence and discussions over the controversial security policies of President Lopez Obrador....

 2022-10-06 16:13 

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Twitter slips as investors await funding details on Musk deal...

Investors are fretting over financing for the $44bn buyout as economic uncertainty grows....

 2022-10-06 16:09 

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How did Brazil's pollsters underestimate support for Bolsonaro?...

Distrust in state institutions and right-wing voters' reluctance to share their intentions play a role, experts say....

 2022-10-06 16:01 

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Photos: Gaza struggles to accommodate the living and the dead...

The densely populated Gaza struggles with the demand for new housing, as people find homes in cemeteries....

 2022-10-06 15:29 

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Turkey, Armenia leaders hold first meeting since improving ties...

The two leaders hold their first face-to-face meeting after agreeing to work on relations last year....

 2022-10-06 15:27 

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Thailand nursery attack: What we know so far...

A former policeman killed dozens of people, including 23 children, in a knife-and-gun rampage at a daycare centre....

 2022-10-06 15:25 

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Swedish probe of Nord Stream leaks points to 'serious sabotage'...

Sweden's domestic security agency says evidence at the site has been seized and 'will now be examined'....

 2022-10-06 15:04 

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US weekly jobless claims surge more than expected...

The United States labour market remains tight even as demand for labour cools as interest rates climb....

 2022-10-06 14:52 

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UK could face 3-hour power cuts this winter, National Grid warns...

National Grid warns of planned blackouts if UK is unable to import electricity from Europe and increase gas imports....

 2022-10-06 14:49 

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India police flogging Muslims 'serious rights violation': Amnesty...

Human rights group says public flogging in BJP-ruled Gujarat shows the police's 'utter disrespect towards rule of law'....

 2022-10-06 14:15 

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Africa CD, WHO to host regional meeting on Ebola in Uganda...

The Uganda outbreak has been attributed to the Sudan strain of the Ebola virus which has no proven vaccine....

 2022-10-06 14:06 

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Putin's five fatal mistakes in Ukraine...

And how Biden's hypocrisy feeds the Russian leader's hubris....

 2022-10-06 14:02 

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France slams Iran for publishing 'confession' video of 'hostages'...

Paris condemns Tehran for airing a video of a French couple, who say they are spies of French intelligence service....

 2022-10-06 13:49 

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Most victims of religious hate crimes are Muslims and Jews: UK...

Home Office figures show 42 percent of offences targeted Muslims, while 23 percent were against Jews....

 2022-10-06 13:35 

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South Africa's rail and port workers go on strike over wages...

South Africa's freight and rail operator Transnet called on strikers to 'consider the long-term consequences'....

 2022-10-06 13:25 

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Middle East round-up: The boy who was 'frightened to death'...

Here's a round-up of Al Jazeera's Middle East coverage this week....

 2022-10-06 13:14 

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Netherlands must bring asylum centres up to EU standards: Court...

Hundreds of refugees have been forced to sleep outside with no drinking water, sanitary or healthcare facilities....

 2022-10-06 12:44 

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On Myanmar's Front Line: Armed resistance gathers pace...

Behind the scenes as pro-democracy rebels in Myanmar fight against government repression....

 2022-10-06 12:25 

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Canada's top court hearing challenge to US border asylum pact...

Rights groups argue Safe Third Country Agreement violates Canada's constitution and the rights of asylum seekers....

 2022-10-06 12:23 

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Maritime gas deal in jeopardy as Israel 'rejects' Lebanon changes...

Israel said it will reject list of amendments that Beirut had requested to a draft deal on maritime border delineation....

 2022-10-06 12:17 

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South Africa submits $8.5bn plan for greener energy...

Funds were promised by France, Germany, EU, UK and US during last year's COP26 climate talks to wean off coal....

 2022-10-06 11:44 

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French author Annie Ernaux wins Nobel Prize in literature...

Ernaux is known for her novels drawing on personal experience of class and gender....

 2022-10-06 11:38 

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Should Europe shelter Russians fleeing mobilisation?...

While Europe is united against the invasion of Ukraine, it is divided on the challenges of accommodating Russians....

 2022-10-06 11:32 

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Why does the Nobel Peace Prize often stir controversy?...

With winner from 343 candidates set to be announced on Friday, a look at an award won by Obama, Gorbachev and Kissinger....

 2022-10-06 11:14 

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Why is OPEC+ cutting oil production and what's next?...

The move comes ahead of the European Union embargoes on Russian energy over the Ukraine war....

 2022-10-06 10:55 

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A view from Moscow: Ukraine war will get worse...

Russian political scientist Andrey Kortunov sees no chance for a peaceful settlement to the Ukraine war any time soon....

 2022-10-06 10:37 

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'First known' US raid in government-held area of Syria kills one...

Syrian state media said one person killed after US helicopters descended on Muluk Saray village in Hassakeh province....

 2022-10-06 10:25 

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At least 18 dead after two refugee boats crash off Greece...

Greece's coastguard says it recovered 18 bodies in two separate refugee boat sinkings, with several more feared missing....

 2022-10-06 10:21 

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European leaders gather in Prague, Russia not invited...

Leaders meet to launch a 'European Political Community' to boost security and economic prosperity across the continent....

 2022-10-06 10:18 

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In Africa, the Commonwealth may change after Elizabeth's death...

African scholars say dynamics between the UK and a group of mostly former colonies are anchored on outdated principles....

 2022-10-06 09:59 

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US mid-terms: Enlightened Americans are reclaiming their country...

It's easy to conclude that right-wing clowns own the US. It would also be wrong, as the mid-term elections will show....

 2022-10-06 09:42 

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Saudi fan is walking across desert to reach Qatar World Cup...

Abdullah Alsulmi is walking from Jeddah to Doha to attend Saudi Arabia's opening game against Argentina in November....

 2022-10-06 08:25 

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Ibrahim Traore declared Burkina Faso president after coup...

Captain Traore was named the head of state after the coup that deposed Damiba amid growing violence in the Sahel....

 2022-10-06 08:22 

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A rare look inside Bangladesh's island camp for Rohingya refugees...

101 East meets the Rohingya refugees living in exile on the remote Bangladeshi island of Bhashan Char....

 2022-10-06 08:14 

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Egypt demands return of ancient Rosetta Stone...

The Rosetta Stone helped break the code of Egyptian hieroglyphics - before being taken by Europeans....

 2022-10-06 08:04 

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Are Russians souring on the war in Ukraine?...

Support for President Putin and the war have fallen since conscription requirements were announced last month....

 2022-10-06 07:54 

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At least 20 people killed in mass shooting in Thailand: Police...

Early reports suggest both children and adults have been killed in the attack....

 2022-10-06 07:08 

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India probes deaths in Gambia linked to Indian-made cough syrup...

WHO chief earlier said the UN agency is investigating deaths in the African country....

 2022-10-06 06:53 

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Sydney records wettest year since records began in 1858...

Australia's biggest city has recorded 2,213mm of rainfall, with 86 days of the year still to go and more rain forecast....

 2022-10-06 06:42 

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Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 225...

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 225th day, we take a look at the main developments....

 2022-10-06 05:34 

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Myanmar military court jails Japanese filmmaker for 10 years...

Toru Kubota is the fifth foreign journalist to be detained in post-coup Myanmar with the others all freed and deported....

 2022-10-06 04:06 

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US intelligence says Ukrainians behind Dugina killing: NYT...

Assessment that 'parts of Ukraine government' authorised bombing was shared last week, according to the New York Times....

 2022-10-06 02:40 

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US could ease Venezuela sanctions, allow Chevron to pump oil: WSJ...

Biden administration preparing to ease sanctions if Caracas takes steps towards restoring democracy, report says....

 2022-10-06 01:11 

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Will North Korea conduct a nuclear test during China's Congress?...

Expectations grow that Pyongyang may soon test a nuclear weapon — and its relations with its closest ally....

 2022-10-06 00:09 

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North Korea fires more missiles; second launch in three days...

Short-range weapons were fired east towards Japan, after the US redeployed an aircraft carrier close to the peninsula....

 2022-10-06 00:00 

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Vietnam eyes China's tech crown as firms tire of 'zero COVID'...

Apple, Google, and Samsung are among the tech giants expanding operations in the fast-growing Southeast Asian country....

 2022-10-05 21:03 

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US to expand historical site marking Native American massacre...

Site in Sand Creek, Colorado memorialises the massacre of more than 230 Native Americans by US soldiers in 1864....

 2022-10-05 21:00 

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Haiti faces a 'cholera time bomb', UN official warns...

Haitian authorities confirm one death, 54 suspected cases as response to cholera outbreak in Port-au-Prince ramps up....

 2022-10-05 20:50 

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Ethiopian government, Tigray rebels accept peace talks invitation...

The African Union invited the rival parties to negotiations in South Africa aimed at ending a two-year conflict....

 2022-10-05 20:15 

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India-made cough syrups may be tied to 66 deaths in Gambia: WHO...

Dozens of kids died from kidney injuries that may be linked to contaminated cough & cold syrups made by an Indian firm....

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