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 2021-12-01 03:27 

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Australia announces inquiry into tech giants...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says big tech firms have responsibility to ensure their platforms are safe....

 2021-12-01 02:33 

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Climate danger grows in 'vulnerable' Myanmar after military coup...

There are fears military could step up exploitation of resources to shore up finances, and worsen climate risk....

 2021-12-01 02:15 

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Honduras' ruling party candidate concedes presidential election...

In a televised address, Nasry Asfura congratulated Xiomara Castro on her victory in being elected president....

 2021-12-01 01:48 

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Japan's factory output grows at fastest pace since 2018...

Manufactory output improves amid an easing of critical supply bottlenecks....

 2021-11-30 22:17 

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Erdogan says Turkey's interest rates will continue to fall...

Cheaper cash will boost manufacturing, create jobs and slow inflation, the Turkish president said in a TV interview....

 2021-11-30 21:53 

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Stocks sink on Powell's hawkish taper remarks, Omicron alarm...

US Fed Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's taper talk pressured a market already jittery about the latest COVID-19 variant....

 2021-11-30 21:11 

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Canada's flood-hit western province braces for more rain...

Parts of British Columbia could see 'the most intense storm yet', provincial public safety minister warns....

 2021-11-30 21:08 

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3 dead in US school shooting, suspect arrested: Authorities...

Police say three students were fatally shot, six other people were injured at high school north of Detroit....

 2021-11-30 20:20 

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Turkey's lira falls to new low as US Fed hints at faster tapering...

The lira fell as much as 4.7 percent to 13.4541 per dollar at 8:08pm in Istanbul (17:08 GMT)....

 2021-11-30 20:19 

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Former Trump aide Meadows cooperating with Capitol riot panel...

Donald Trump's ex-Chief of Staff Mark Meadows had been called to appear before House committee this month but did not....

 2021-11-30 19:32 

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Brazil's Bolsonaro officially joins centre-right Liberal Party...

Jair Bolsonaro, under pressure over COVID crisis in Brazil, is required to join a party to run in elections next year....

 2021-11-30 18:51 

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Hunger increased by 30 percent in Latin America since 2019: UN...

Latin America and the Caribbean is facing a critical situation in terms of food security, UN official says....

 2021-11-30 18:50 

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Read Elizabeth Holmes's and Sunny Balwani's newly released texts...

Theranos Inc founder Elizabeth Holmes had a 12-year relationship with the US firm's president, Sunny Balwani....

 2021-11-30 18:39 

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Qatar defeats Bahrain 1-0 as FIFA Arab Cup gets under way...

Abulaziz Hatim scored on a perfect header to give Qatar the 1-0 win over Bahrain....

 2021-11-30 18:37 

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UN agency for Palestinian refugees faces funding crisis...

UNRWA head Lazzarini said the agency raised enough donations to cover only 48 percent of its budget in 2022 and 2023....

 2021-11-30 17:48 

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Powell says Fed could speed up bond tapering to counter inflation...

An accelerated bond purchase rollback could also move up the timeline for hiking US interest rates....

 2021-11-30 17:43 

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China's role in African development...

Beijing faces the task of striking a balance between funding infrastructure and not exploiting Africa....

 2021-11-30 17:34 

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'Don't freak out' about Omicron, says BioNTech CEO...

Ugur Sahin said that while Omicron may infect more vaccinated people, they're unlikely to experience severe illness....

 2021-11-30 17:10 

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German court jails ISIL member for life over Yazidi genocide...

Frankfurt court rules in case concerning death of a five-year-old girl bought as a slave and left to die in the sun....

 2021-11-30 17:06 

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How Indigenous communities in Paraguay are fighting big soy...

Amid pesticide contamination and land evictions, tribal leaders say their villages in Paraguay are at a crisis point....

 2021-11-30 16:37 

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Map: Tracking global Omicron travel restrictions...

More than 30 countries have imposed travel bans following the spread of the Omicron coronavirus mutation....

 2021-11-30 16:21 

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US consumer confidence falls in November as inflation bites...

Consumers in the US are feeling less optimistic about the short-term outlook for their employment and income prospects....

 2021-11-30 16:11 

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Omicron: What we know about the new COVID variant...

Evidence suggests the new variant may be more transmissible than Delta, but there are still many unknowns at play....

 2021-11-30 16:06 

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Assange and the assurances of 'civilised' torturers...

What should we make of the US assurances regarding how Assange would be treated if extradited?...

 2021-11-30 15:03 

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Iraq announces final results of October parliament election...

Final count confirms Muqtada al-Sadr's bloc won 73 out of 329 seats in Iraq's October election....

 2021-11-30 14:51 

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US lifts Colombia's FARC 'foreign terrorist' designation...

Move comes days after the group and the Colombian government marked the five-year anniversary of a peace accord....

 2021-11-30 14:48 

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What is the Allied Democratic Forces armed group?...

ADF, labelled as a 'terrorist' organisation by the United States, is considered the deadliest group operating in DRC....

 2021-11-30 14:28 

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Turkey's economy grows 7.4% in Q3, but lira crisis risks mount...

Turkey's economy powered ahead of most of its peers in Q3, but soaring currency crisis could pose a threat to recovery....

 2021-11-30 14:12 

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Experts critique Prince William's ideas on Africa population...

The royal has stirred controversy by suggesting that overpopulation on the continent is harming wildlife....

 2021-11-30 14:10 

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India's economic recovery strengthens in Q2 but Omicron looms...

India's economy grew 8.4 percent in the quarter ending September compared with a year earlier....

 2021-11-30 13:11 

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French far-right pundit Zemmour launches presidential bid...

Highly divisive figure says it is time to 'save France' but polls show his popularity may be waning....

 2021-11-30 13:05 

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Haiti: A Perfect Storm...

"I believe in my heart that Haitians are the toughest, most resilient people on Earth."...

 2021-11-30 13:01 

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NATO, Russia spar as foreign ministers meet in Latvia...

Two-day meeting in Riga comes as concerns mount in Kyiv and Western capitals over Russian troop build-up near Ukraine....

 2021-11-30 12:44 

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Sudan security forces fire tear gas at Khartoum protesters...

Demands for full civilian rule are ongoing after an agreement reinstating civilian Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok....

 2021-11-30 12:18 

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Moderna CEO's comments jolt markets...

Markets fell Tuesday on Moderna CEO's comments that existing vaccines may be less effective against the Omicron variant....

 2021-11-30 12:03 

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'This is a new wave': Hundreds of Cubans seek refuge in Greece...

Cubans say having fled economic crisis at home, applying for asylum in Greece fraught with challenges....

 2021-11-30 11:58 

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Rich countries must stop blocking the COVID vaccine patent waiver...

Access to COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics is part of the human right to health....

 2021-11-30 11:36 

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The Bookmaker: An ancient craft in Ethiopia...

An Ethiopian archbishop keeps the ancient craft of parchment bookmaking alive, but he needs a supply of goat skins....

 2021-11-30 11:36 

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On the White Nile: A South Sudan businesswoman...

An immersive river ride into the world of Rebecca Chol, a spirited and resilient South Sudanese fisherwoman....

 2021-11-30 11:11 

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Brazilian police burn gold miners' boats in Amazon...

The raid comes as president Jair Bolsonaro has pledged a pivot in his permissive approach to deforestation....

 2021-11-30 11:09 

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US legislators call for release of environmental lawyer Donziger...

Steven Donziger was convicted of contempt of court in October, after years battling Chevron over pollution in Ecuador....

 2021-11-30 11:03 

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Spooked by Omnicron, Singapore defers expanding reopening plans...

A quarantine-free entry policy for vaccinated arrivals in Singapore will not be extended to more countries for now....

 2021-11-30 10:54 

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Map: Tracking the Omicron variant...

The highly transmissible strain has been detected in at least 19 countries, raising concerns about the spread of COVID....

 2021-11-30 10:40 

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Inquiry finds widespread sexism in Australian parliament...

One in three Australian parliamentarians have experienced sexual harassment, a government-backed report has found....

 2021-11-30 10:31 

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New republic Barbados names Rihanna as a national hero...

Musician honoured for her 'extraordinary commitment' to Caribbean island as it makes historic political transition....

 2021-11-30 10:28 

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Cosby prosecutors ask US Supreme Court to restore conviction...

A Pennsylvania court in June overturned a conviction on charges the comic drugged and raped a woman....

 2021-11-30 10:25 

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Myanmar court delays verdicts in Aung San Suu Kyi's trial...

Verdicts expected to deliver Nobel laureate's first prison sentences since military overthrew postponed to December 6....

 2021-11-30 10:06 

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Lebanon wants 'best relations' with Saudi Arabia, GCC, Aoun says...

President Michel Aoun tells Al Jazeera, Lebanon is seeking to mend ties with Saudi, other GCC states, amid ongoing rift....

 2021-11-30 09:53 

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India's economic recovery gathers pace as Omicron looms...

India's GDP is expected to strengthen in the July-September quarter, helped by an uptick in consumer spending....

 2021-11-30 09:43 

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In Thailand, Myanmar exodus a lifeline for COVID-battered economy...

Undocumented migrants are filling labour shortages in Thailand as economy rebounds from worst downturn since 1997....

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