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Afghan gov’t airstrikes kill 2 children, officials say

Afghan officials and local witnesses say government helicopters have killed two children, ages 10 and 12, and wounded at least two others while bombarding a village…

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Car plows through pedestrian street in Germany, at least 2 dead

Mayor described scene of “chaos” in Trier city center after 51-year-old driver was taken into custody.

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Thai leader faces court ruling that could cost him his job

Thailand’s highest court is set to rule on whether Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has breached ethics clauses in the country’s constitution and should be ousted from…

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OPEC talks on production hit snag as pandemic clouds outlook

The OPEC oil cartel is holding more talks Tuesday as producing countries try to reach agreement on how much oil to pump next year

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UN urges countries to designate ship crews as ‘key workers’

The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution urging all nations to designate merchant seamen as “key workers” to help ease the plight of nearly 400,000…

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Huge Puerto Rico radio telescope collapses; many mourning

Officials say a huge radio telescope in Puerto Rico that has long played a key role in astronomical discoveries has collapsed

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In Siberian coal country, signs of Russia’s shrinking population are everywhere. It ‘haunts’ Putin.

The pandemic has only accelerated the struggles in regions far from Moscow.

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Nike ad showing racial discrimination faced by Japanese girls provokes backlash

The clip sparked fierce debate in a country not accustomed to discussing such issues.

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On World AIDS Day, South Africa finds hope in new treatment

Health officials are hoping that new, long-acting drugs to help prevent HIV infection will be a turning point for the fight against a global health threat…

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An American moved to Burkina Faso for ‘a better life.’ He was shot dead outside a military base.

His name was Jerry Lamont Cole. He was 41, struggling with schizophrenia and seeking a fresh start.

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Why was Iran’s top nuclear scientist killed?

The debate is not whether Israel killed Iran’s top nuclear scientist, but why. How the “Q” conspiracy theory went from an American curiosity to a transnational…

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Frontex chief faces EU grilling over migrant pushback claims

The European Union’s border and coast guard agency chief faces a grilling over allegations that Frontex was involved in illegally preventing migrants or refugees from entering…

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Government should take bigger role in promoting U.S. technology or risk losing ground to China, commission says

Bipartisan commission says U.S. should create a government committee to work with companies and U.S. allies to push their priorities at global organizations that set technology…

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China #MeToo case heads to court after 2-year delay

A high profile case of sexual harassment in China’s #MeToo movement involving a well-known Chinese state TV host will be tried in court Wednesday in Beijing…

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UN: 11 children killed in 2 attacks in Yemen

The U.N. children’s agency says at least 11 children have been killed in Yemen in two separate attacks in the past three days

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Europe’s schools still open, still relatively safe, through covid-19 second wave

Conclusions on the continent contrast with the prevailing wisdom in the United States.

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Pentagon official overseeing counter-IS effort has resigned

The Pentagon says the civilian official overseeing the fight against the Islamic State militant group has resigned

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As the virus resurges, mental health woes batter France

The lockdowns that France has used to fight the spread of coronavirus have come at considerable cost to residents’ mental health

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Hong Kong leader urges people to stay home as cases rise

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is urging residents to stay home as the city grapples with a resurgence of the coronavirus, which has infected over 500…

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Netanyahu rival threatens to end coalition, force election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s chief governing partner says he will vote in favor of a proposal to dissolve their troubled coalition, accusing the Israeli leader…

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Activists see threat to territory for isolated Indigenous

Brazil’s Indigenous affairs agency has launched an expedition that activists fear could endanger a large protected area for isolated people in the Amazon region

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Are Scotch eggs snacks — or meals? As British pubs emerge from coronavirus lockdown, they must decide.

As bars and restaurants reopen across English after a four-week coronavirus lockdown, pubgoers face a fundamental question about the nature of a popular savory treat.

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Nobel laureate says pandemic raising violence, trafficking

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad says the coronavirus pandemic has increased trafficking of women and gender-based violence, leaving the health and safety of women “on…

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Pop-up school for US asylum seekers thrives despite pandemic

It started as a kind of pop-up school on a sidewalk to teach reading, writing and math to Central American children living in a camp of…

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Canada: US border measures to last until virus under control

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the ban on nonessential travel with the United States won’t be lifted until COVID-19 is significantly more under control everywhere…

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Thousands flee as activity in Indonesian volcanoes increases

Indonesian authorities are closely monitoring several volcanoes after sensors picked up increased activity in recent weeks, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people

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Hungarian lawmaker resigns after police apprehend him fleeing reported ‘sex party’ amid pandemic restrictions

A key political ally of right-wing Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán attempted to escape “through the roof gutter,” according to a Belgian newspaper, before being apprehended…

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Rights group asks Sri Lanka to probe deadly prison unrest

An international human rights group is asking Sri Lanka to conduct an impartial investigation into prison unrest and the use of live ammunition by guards that…

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AP PHOTOS: Animal attacks taking their toll in Kashmir

Amid the long-raging deadly strife in Indian-controlled Kashmir, another conflict is silently taking its toll on the Himalayan region’s residents: the conflict between man and wild…

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The trickle-down tragedies of the pandemic

The social toll of the pandemic is still difficult to measure on a global scale, but international organizations are worried about the disproportionate harm it’s causing…

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Asian stocks gain on stronger Chinese factory data

Asian stocks are higher after Chinese manufacturing improved, with investors looking ahead to U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s appearance before legislators

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NATO mulls Afghan dilemma as US draws down, attacks mount

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the military alliance is grappling with a dilemma over its future in Afghanistan, as the United States starts pulling troops out…

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Four French police officers charged with brutal beating of Black music producer

The incident comes amid a national debate about the value of filming police officers on active duty.

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Report: EU greenhouse gas emissions down 24% since 1990

Greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union have been reduced by 24% compared to 1990 levels, according to the bloc’s annual climate report

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New Zealand joins Australia in denouncing China’s tweet

New Zealand has joined Australia in denouncing a tweet posted by a Chinese official that shows a fake image of a grinning Australian soldier holding a…

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Olympic rings back in Tokyo Bay; a sign of hope in pandemic

The five Olympic rings are back in Tokyo Bay

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Red Cross chief urges vaccine ‘fake news’ fight

The head of the world’s largest humanitarian network is urging governments and institutions to combat “fake news” about COVID-19 vaccines, which has become “a second pandemic

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As Iran buries its slain nuclear scientist, leaders vow revenge and no negotiations with the West

Faced with an embarrassing security failure, Iran’s leaders may be under pressure to respond to the attack.

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‘World’s loneliest elephant’ arrives safely in Cambodia

The pachyderm dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant” after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo was greeted on his arrival in Cambodia by chanting Buddhist…

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The debate now is not whether Israel killed Iran’s top nuclear scientist, but why

The killing of Iran’s top nuclear physicist, which many blame on Israel, raises questions of motive and timing.

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Charity says shelling kills 11 civilians in Yemen’s Hodeida

Artillery fire has killed at least 11 civilians, including four children, near Yemen’s strategic port city of Hodeida amid that country’s grinding war

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Dance hall outbreak takes Hong Kong’s virus fight two steps back

A growing cluster of infections linked to dance halls frequented by middle-aged women and their young dance instructors has prompted tight restrictions in the city.

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Britain races to become the first Western country to approve a coronavirus vaccine

Hope persist despite questions about Oxford’s vaccine candidate.

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Israel-Lebanon maritime border talks postponed

Israel and Lebanon’s negotiations over their disputed maritime borders that were scheduled to take place have been postponed

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Agnes Chow, revered in Japan as the ‘goddess of democracy,’ faces prison in Hong Kong

The activist’s plight has helped draw attention to Hong Kong’s struggle, but there’s little sign of a firmer approach from Tokyo.

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Chinese official sparks outrage with doctored image depicting Australian soldier cutting Afghan child’s throat

Australia’s leader demanded an apology from Beijing, as relations between the countries plumb new depths.

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‘Stop the madness,’ Tigray leader urges Ethiopia’s PM

The fugitive leader of Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region is calling on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to “stop the madness” and withdraw troops from the region as…

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Deni Avdija is ‘the greatest talent in Israeli basketball history.’ But is he ready for the NBA?

Is chipper Deni Avdija — with the patchy goatee, a devotion to family game nights and an aversion to controversy — ready to join the Washington…

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Explosions in 3 Malian cities amid jihadist attacks

Three cities in northern Mali were hit by simultaneous attacks on Monday against military camps housing international forces, according to residents and a United Nations official

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New Zealand files 13 safety charges after volcano killed 22

New Zealand authorities have filed safety violation charges against 10 organizations and three individuals after a volcanic eruption at White Island last year killed 22 people

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Pro-Kremlin TV ridicules Obama with blackface skit

The roughly 90-second segment features a conversation between the actor posing as Obama and the show’s host, Tigran Keosayan.

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