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 2021-12-07 10:27 

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International Students Return to Australia Under COVID-19 Pilot Scheme...

More will follow when international travel rules are relaxed, officials say...

 2021-12-07 10:23 

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New Zealand Joins International Peacekeepers in Solomon Islands...

Unrest in the capital, Honiara, has eased, but political tensions remain...

 2021-12-07 09:50 

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No One Above the Law, Myanmar Junta Minister Says of Suu Kyi Sentence...

Suu Kyi, 76, was sentenced to four years in prison for incitement and breaching coronavirus regulations but the military junta leaders reduced it to a two-year term of detention in her current location...

 2021-12-07 09:41 

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Desperation Drives Thousands of Afghans a Day Across Borders...

Every day, multiple buses rumble out of Afghanistan's western city of Herat, carrying hundreds of people to the border...

 2021-12-07 08:50 

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Rohingya Refugees Sue Facebook for $150 Billion Over Myanmar Violence...

Facebook has said it is protected from liability over content posted by users by a US internet law known as Section 230...

 2021-12-07 07:28 

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US, Russian Presidents to Hold Virtual Summit Tuesday Amid Rising Tensions Over Ukraine...

Meeting between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin comes as Russia appears ready to launch massive invasion of former Soviet republic...

 2021-12-07 06:07 

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Gambia Police Disperse Protesters Contesting President's Re-election...

Police intervened with tear gas when the crowd started scuffling with supporters of Barrow...

 2021-12-07 04:31 

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Three Vaccines Use Other Viruses to Protect Against COVID-19...

Scientists can manipulate one virus to protect against another when making a vaccine...

 2021-12-07 03:01 

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Nigeria Criticizes British Travel Ban Imposed Due to Omicron...

UK authorities said the ban was deemed essential after 21 cases of the new variant were reported in travelers from Nigeria...

 2021-12-07 02:23 

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Emmett Till Investigation Closed by Feds; No New Charges...

The Black teenager from Chicago was abducted, tortured and killed in 1955 after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman in Mississippi...

 2021-12-07 00:24 

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Nobel Prizes Awarded in Pandemic-Curtailed Local Ceremonies...

For a second year, COVID-19 has scuttled the traditional formal banquet in Stockholm attended by winners of the prizes in chemistry, physics, medicine, literature and economics, which were announced in October...

 2021-12-07 00:09 

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US Remembers Pearl Harbor...

December 7, 1941 a date that will live in infamy...

 2021-12-06 23:31 

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Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, South African Anti-Apartheid Icon, Dies at 84...

He died of a long illness at his home in Johannesburg...

 2021-12-06 23:20 

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In Biden-Putin Talks, Key Question Is Russia's Intent in Ukraine...

When Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet virtually on Tuesday, the two presidents will have to negotiate a history of mutual suspicion as they take up the urgent issue of a major Russian military buildup on the Ukraine border.The key question hanging over t...

 2021-12-06 22:59 

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Biden to Speak with NATO Allies on Ukraine Before Putin Call...

Biden is looking to coordinate messaging and potential economic sanctions against Russia in response to the Ukraine situation...

 2021-12-06 22:41 

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US Sues Texas Over Legislative Redistricting...

Justice Department alleges that the new map discriminates against minority voters...

 2021-12-06 22:30 

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Soul Lounge...
 2021-12-06 22:27 

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Body of Late Senator Bob Dole to Lie in State at Capitol...

Dole died Sunday at the age of 98...

 2021-12-06 22:12 

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Thousands Protest Sudan's October Coup...

Demonstrators say police fired tear gas to disperse protesters...

 2021-12-06 22:05 

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Soul Lounge...
 2021-12-06 22:00 

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NASA: New Software Assesses Threats from Asteroids More Accurately...

US space agency says that better telescopes are discovering more objects and now a better system is predicting their paths...

 2021-12-06 21:30 

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Soul Lounge...
 2021-12-06 21:05 

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 2021-12-06 20:43 

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UN Upholds Decision Denying Taliban, Myanmar Junta's Requests for Representation...

The UN General Assembly upheld a committee decision to defer action on the Taliban and Myanmar military junta's requests to represent their countries in the international body...

 2021-12-06 20:38 

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US Senate Plans Vote on Safety Net Legislation Before Christmas...

Senate Democrats plan to make changes to the version of the Biden-supported proposal passed by the House...

 2021-12-06 19:33 

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RTV Slovenia Feels Political Heat Amid Program Shuffles...

The changes, adopted by the program council of RTV Slovenia on November 29, shorten or abolish some main news programs, while others move to a less-prominent second channel...

 2021-12-06 19:04 

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Putin, Modi Reaffirm 'Time-Tested' Ties at New Delhi Summit...

New Delhi summit aimed to reboot relationship that has stagnated in recent years as India moved closer to US and Russia to China...

 2021-12-06 18:30 

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Sonny Side of Sports...
 2021-12-06 18:29 

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Germany's Expected Next Chancellor Names Epidemiologist New Health Minister...

Karl Lauterbach is known for supporting strict measures against COVID-19...

 2021-12-06 18:14 

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Dozens Killed in Renewed West Darfur Clashes...

At least 30 people died on Sunday in fighting between Arabs and non-Arabs...

 2021-12-06 18:11 

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South African Tech Firm Creates App to Tackle Gender-Based Violence...

App can bring immediate help to victims, but experts say more is needed to end what the South African president calls the country's 'second pandemic'...

 2021-12-06 18:08 

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Hong Kong Threatens Wall Street Journal With 'Incitement'...

Ahead of December election, editorial called for blank protest voting...

 2021-12-06 18:00 

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December 6, 2021 day in photos...

A look at the best news photos from around the world....

 2021-12-06 17:31 

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Taiwan to Participate in US Summit for Democracy as China Snubbed...

Beijing responds with parallel democracy summit...

 2021-12-06 17:30 

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Let's Talk...
 2021-12-06 17:30 

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Let's Talk...

Let's Talk is an interactive discussion program about lifestyle issues. The show's host Sunday Shomari examines everything from African cuisine to cellphones, from online dating to arranged marriages, and more. Sunday collects audience questions a...

 2021-12-06 17:30 

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Let's Talk...

Let's Talk is an interactive discussion program about lifestyle issues. The show's host Sunday Shomari examines everything from African cuisine to cellphones, from online dating to arranged marriages, and more. Sunday collects audience questions a...

 2021-12-06 16:43 

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New York City Imposes Private Employer Vaccine Mandate...

New requirement will affect 184,000 businesses in three weeks...

 2021-12-06 16:30 

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Sonny Side of Sports...
 2021-12-06 16:30 

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Sonny Side of Sports...

VOA's Sonny Young brings you the latest sports news and trends as well as questions and comments from sports fans around Africa and the world....

 2021-12-06 16:30 

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Sonny Side of Sports...

Kenyan runners Lawrence Cherono and Nancy Jelagat won the men's and women's titles in Sunday's Valencia Marathon in Spain.This was Cherono's ninth career marathon title, and we'll hear his post-race comments on Monday's show.Also o...

 2021-12-06 15:39 

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Turkey and Qatar Leaders Meet Amid Growing Isolation...

Analysts predict Turkish President Erdogan, in two-day Qatar visit, will be looking for financial backing for the collapsing Turkish lira while Qatar looks for support in its reopening efforts of Kabul airport...

 2021-12-06 15:26 

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US Religious Group Says Haitian Gang Releases 3 Hostages...

The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang has threatened to kill the hostages unless his demands are met...

 2021-12-06 15:05 

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Border Crossings...
 2021-12-06 15:05 

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Border Crossings...
 2021-12-06 15:05 

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Border Crossings...
 2021-12-06 13:55 

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COVID-19 Disruptions Linked to Rise in Malaria Infections, Deaths...

WHO's World Malaria Report estimates 241 million malaria cases and 627,000 malaria deaths globally have occurred in 2020...

 2021-12-06 12:51 

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NFL's Detroit Lions Dedicate Win to Victims of School Shooting...

NFL Team wore "O" for Oxford High School on helmets during game...

 2021-12-06 12:48 

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Scientist Behind UK Vaccine Says Next Pandemic May Be Worse...

One of the scientists behind Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is warning that the next pandemic may be more contagious and more lethal unless more money is devoted to research and preparations to fight emerging viral threats...

 2021-12-06 12:39 

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Unvaccinated Italians Face New Restrictions as Holidays Near...

Italy is making life more uncomfortable for unvaccinated people this holiday season, excluding them from indoor restaurants, theaters and museums starting Monday to reduce the spread of coronavirus and encourage vaccine skeptics to get their shots...

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