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Trump turns his ‘maximum pressure’ campaign on Iraq

A withdrawal of U.S. diplomats from Baghdad could be a prelude to a bombing campaign.

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Brazil vets work to heal jaguars burned in Pantanal wildfire

Veterinarians in the Brazilian state of Goias are working to heal jaguars injured in the wildfires crackling their way through the Pantanal wetlands, including a sedated…

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New Zealand says travel bubble with parts of Australia could be within reach

A coronavirus resurgence disrupted similar plans earlier this year.

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Iraqi officials: 3 dead, 2 wounded in Baghdad rocket attack

Iraqi security officials say three Iraqi civilians have been killed and two severely wounded after a katyusha rocket hit near the vicinity of Baghdad airport

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EU concerned over resignation of Lebanon’s PM-designate

The European Union is expressing “disappointment and concern” about the resignation of Lebanon’s prime minister-designate over the weekend and urged the country’s leaders to do their…

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1 person dies as Nairobi hospital workers strike in Kenya

A witness says a man has died outside an emergency ward of Kenya’s largest referral hospital after he was not treated for hours because the staff…

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At UN, nations urge overdue reckoning with colonial crimes

Leaders of countries once subjugated to Western powers spoke out about still-stinging scars of colonialism at this year’s U.N. General Assembly

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Iraqis concerned after US signals it could close embassy

Iraqi and U.S. officials say the Trump administration has signaled it could close its diplomatic mission in Baghdad if measures are not taken to control rogue…

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Zimbabwe begins gradual reopening of schools amid virus

Zimbabwe’s schools Monday reopened for pupils for two grades as part of a gradual process that will see all pupils return to class by early November

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Armenia, Azerbaijan clash in separatist region for a 2nd day

Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh is continuing for a second day with both sides blaming each other for resuming…

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Captain of fire-stricken ship barred from leaving Sri Lanka

A court in Sri Lanka has barred the captain of an oil tanker that caught fire off the coast from leaving the Indian ocean nation

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Worldwide grief: Death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million

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Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million

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As repression mounts, China under Xi Jinping feels increasingly like North Korea

Across the country, people are afraid — and those who speak out face severe consequences.

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Uber wins long-running lawsuit over right to operate in London

A judge said that Uber had overcome its “historical failings”

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Quebec, Ontario in second COVID-19 wave; restrictions return

Quebec is returning to a stepped-up lockdown in two of its biggest cities and the premier of Canada’s most populous province said he’s looking at all…

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Ethics experts see national security concern in Trump’s debt

Revelations that President Donald Trump is personally liable for more than $400 million in debt is casting a shadow over his presidency that ethics experts say…

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In Ukraine’s Odessa, summer crowds ditched their masks. It’s now a hot spot in Europe’s ‘second wave.’

A taxi driver took his mother to a Black Sea spa for her birthday. She died of the virus and he is infected.

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Lawyer: Russian suspect denies involvement in downing MH17

A lawyer for one of the suspects charged in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 says her client denies any…

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US adds popular Cuban debit card to restricted list

A debit card backed by remittances that recently became popular in Cuba because people can use it to buy home appliances, food and replacement parts has…

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S. Korea’s Moon apologizes over handling of killing by North

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has apologized for the first time for the killing of a man who was shot by North Korean troops last week,…

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Former paramilitary leader deported to Colombia

One of Colombia’s most wanted paramilitary leaders has been flown back to his home country after spending 12 years in U.S. prisons for drug trafficking

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Top Afghan negotiator in Taliban talks arrives in Pakistan

Afghanistan’s top official in negotiations with the Taliban has arrived in Pakistan’s capital on a three-day trip

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Ambassadors appeal for acceptance of LGBT people in Poland

Ambassadors to Poland from some 50 countries and international organizations have expressed their support for the LGBT community in the country and cited a need to…

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Saudi Arabia: G-20 gathering of world leaders to be virtual

Saudi Arabia, which is presiding over the Group of 20 countries this year, says the upcoming November gathering of world leaders will be held virtually amid…

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Rabbis ponder COVID-19 queries of ultra-Orthodox Jewish life

For Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jews, coronavirus restrictions have raised numerous questions about how to maintain their religious lifestyle during the outbreak

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A Nigerian boy was sentenced to 10 years for blasphemy. Then people started offering to serve part of it.

More than 100 people from around the world have also raised their hands to do time.

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UN says Libyan rivals have restarted military talks in Egypt

The United Nations says Libyan rivals have restarted military and security talks in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Hurghada

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Zimbabwe elephants died from bacterial disease, say experts

Parks authorities in Zimbabwe said Monday that the recent deaths of elephants has been caused by a bacterial disease that has previously affected elephants in Asia…

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Pakistan’s top court hears appeal from Daniel Pearl suspect

Pakistan’s Supreme Court is to hear an appeal by the family of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl that challenges the acquittal of a British-born Pakistani in…

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Asia shares up ahead of China holiday, presidential debate

Asian shares are higher ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate and a national holiday in China later in the week

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Huawei CFO case back in Canadian court on Monday

A senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies will be in a Canadian courtroom Monday arguing her extradition to the U.S. should be halted because…

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Trump’s Supreme Court move deepens fears of an authoritarian power play

The overt politicization of high courts is a major reason why democracies backslide.

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UN failures on coronavirus underscore the need for reforms

A virus that has claimed nearly 1 million lives has underscored the failure of the United Nations to bring countries together to defeat it

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U.S. tells Iraq it’s planning to pull out of Baghdad embassy

Officials have warned the Iraqi government and U.S. partners of a full withdrawal unless Iraq reins in militia attacks on U.S. personnel and interests.

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Europe remains committed to in-person classes as school outbreaks remain rare

Some countries have seen a few infections in primary and secondary schools, but officials say the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Military suicides up as much as 20% in COVID era

Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked

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Facing IS, last embattled Sikhs, Hindus leave Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s dwindling community of Sikhs and Hindus is shrinking to its lowest levels ever

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UN: Yemen’s warring sides to swap more than 1,000 prisoners

The United Nations says Yemen’s warring sides have agreed to exchange more than 1,000 prisoners

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‘You’re still my baby’: Hong Kong mother pleas for son held in mainland China after desperate boat escape

Hong Kong police say the 12 who tried to flee by boat to Taiwan will be tried by the mainland China legal system.

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New fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan threatens to reignite 30-year-old conflict

Each side is blaming the other with reports of helicopters shot down and tanks destroyed.

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U.S. criticism of European mission to Venezuela shows growing divide over Maduro

E.U. diplomats mission visited Caracas to discuss upcoming legislative elections. Juan Guaidó and his U.S. backers are urging a boycott of the vote.

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Amid Mediterranean tensions, retired Turkish admiral grabs the spotlight touting supremacy at sea

The “Blue Homeland” doctrine is stirring Mediterranean tensions with Greece.

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A grim coronavirus milestone: 1 million dead

From the first wave in February in China through New York City’s April catastrophe and on to India’s current surge, the coronavirus has unleashed a worldwide…

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Israelis mark Yom Kippur under ‘painful’ virus lockdown

The solemn Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, which annually sees Israeli life grind to a halt, is taking place in a nation already under a sweeping…

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Greek police arrest 3 human traffickers, free 7 captives

Greek police say they have arrested three men of Pakistani origin for keeping seven people, including an Afghan family of four whom they had helped cross…

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Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will

In a year of cataclysm, some world leaders at this week’s annual United Nations meeting are taking the long view

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Mali transitional government appoints new prime minister

Mali’s transitional president has appointed former minister of foreign affairs, Moctar Ouane, as the West African nation’s prime minister days after being sworn into office

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As coronavirus cases soar, India’s hospitals race to secure badly needed oxygen

The government says there is no shortage, but acknowledges problems in the supply chain.

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U.S. restricts tech exports to China’s biggest semiconductor manufacturer in escalation of trade tensions

U.S. companies have been notified that they will now need a license to export certain technology to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp., according to a copy of…

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At UN, India vows to help produce virus vaccine for world

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pledging to help the world produce and deliver potential coronavirus vaccines

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