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  • Pupils pointed French teacher out to killer ‘for €300-350’

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    Pupils pointed French teacher out to killer ‘for €300-350’

  • Thai PM backs down on protest ban, protesters say he must go

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    Thai PM backs down on protest ban, protesters say he must go

  • ‘Not even the pandemic’ will stop Colombia protests, leaders say

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    ‘Not even the pandemic’ will stop Colombia protests, leaders say

  • Pope says homosexuals should be covered by civil union laws

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    Pope says homosexuals should be covered by civil union laws

  • Britain confirms withdrawal from EU military missions, diplomats say

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    Britain confirms withdrawal from EU military missions, diplomats say

  • Obama to hold ‘drive-in’ rally for Biden in Philadelphia

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    Obama to hold ‘drive-in’ rally for Biden in Philadelphia

  • Iran reports highest daily coronavirus infections since Feb

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    Iran reports highest daily coronavirus infections since Feb

  • France bans Islamist group after killing of teacher, says govt spokesman

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    France bans Islamist group after killing of teacher, says govt spokesman

  • Thai protest leader says PM must still resign

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    Thai protest leader says PM must still resign

  • Dutch coronavirus cases jump by more than 8,500, new daily record

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    Dutch coronavirus cases jump by more than 8,500, new daily record

  • Coronavirus risks running out of control in Germany, warns Soeder

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    Coronavirus risks running out of control in Germany, warns Soeder

  • Thai PM says preparing to lift emergency in Bangkok

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    Thai PM says preparing to lift emergency in Bangkok

  • UK PM Johnson says London has been ‘bankrupted’ by its mayor

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    UK PM Johnson says London has been ‘bankrupted’ by its mayor

  • Poland’s total number of coronavirus cases exceeds 200,000

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    Poland’s total number of coronavirus cases exceeds 200,000

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  • Thai Cabinet agrees special parliament session amid protests

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    Thai Cabinet agrees special parliament session amid protests

  • Beheaded teacher Paty will get France's highest honour

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    Beheaded teacher Paty will get France's highest honour

  • Danish sub killer arrested after failed prison escape

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    Danish sub killer arrested after failed prison escape

  • Russia dismisses hacking allegations as ‘Russophobia’

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    Russia dismisses hacking allegations as ‘Russophobia’

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  • Philippines reports 1,509 new coronavirus cases, 60 more deaths

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    Philippines reports 1,509 new coronavirus cases, 60 more deaths

    MANILA, Oct 21 — The Philippine health ministry today confirmed 1,509 new coronavirus infections, its lowest daily increase in cases in more than six weeks. In a bulletin, the...

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    Late night shooting in Houston club kills three, fourth critical

    HOUSTON, Oct 21 — A late night shooting at a midtown club in the Texas city of Houston killed three men and injured a fourth critically, the police said, just hours after...

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    Slovakia reports 2,202 new cases of coronavirus, highest daily tally

    PRAGUE, Oct 21 — Slovakia reported 2,202 new cases of coronavirus for Oct. 20, the highest daily tally to date, Health Ministry data showed today. The overall number of people...

  • Indonesia reports 4,267 new coronavirus infections, 123 deaths

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    Indonesia reports 4,267 new coronavirus infections, 123 deaths

    JAKARTA, Oct 21 — Indonesia reported 4,267 new coronavirus infections today, taking the total to 373,109, data from the country’s Covid-19 task force showed. It also confirmed...

  • Thai royalists rally to counter surging protests

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    Thai royalists rally to counter surging protests

    BANGKOK, Oct 21 — A few dozen Thai royalists held a rally in Bangkok today in the face of protests against the government and the monarchy that have drawn tens of thousands of...

  • Five South Koreans die after getting flu shots, sparking vaccine fears

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    Five South Koreans die after getting flu shots, sparking vaccine fears

    SEOUL, Oct 21 — Five people have died after getting flu shots in South Korea in the past week, authorities said, raising concerns over the vaccine's safety just as the seasonal...

  • Japan's Suga opposes actions that boost tension in South China Sea

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    Japan's Suga opposes actions that boost tension in South China Sea

    JAKARTA, Oct 21 — Japan opposes any actions that escalate tension in the East and South China Seas, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said yesterday as he wrapped up a trip to...

  • India to roll out quick and cheap coronavirus paper test

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    India to roll out quick and cheap coronavirus paper test

    NEW DELHI, Oct 21 — A fast and cheap paper-based coronavirus test will soon be available across India, with scientists hopeful it will help turn the tide on the pandemic in one...

  • Trump records show Chinese business pursuits and bank account, reports NYT

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    Trump records show Chinese business pursuits and bank account, reports NYT

    WASHINGTON, Oct 21 — Donald Trump spent years cultivating business projects in China, where he maintained a previously unknown bank account, The New York Times reported...

  • Thailand welcomes tourists back as Bangkok protests heat up

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    Thailand welcomes tourists back as Bangkok protests heat up

    BANGKOK, Oct 21 — Thailand received a group of tourists from China yesterday, its first such arrivals since commercial flights were banned in April to combat the coronavirus...

  • French paper La Nouvelle Republique threatened after publishing Mohammad cartoons

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    French paper La Nouvelle Republique threatened after publishing Mohammad cartoons

    PARIS, Oct 21 — French regional newspaper La Nouvelle Republique has received threats on social media after it published a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on its front page,...

  • After keeping low profile on campaign trail, Obama makes debut for Biden

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    After keeping low profile on campaign trail, Obama makes debut for Biden

    PHILADELPHIA, Oct 21 Former US President Barack Obama will make his first appearance on the campaign trail today for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who is locked in a tight race...

  • Trump to campaign in Pennsylvania as early voting surges past 35 million mark

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    Trump to campaign in Pennsylvania as early voting surges past 35 million mark

    WASHINGTON, Oct 21 — President Donald Trump planned to rally his supporters in the swing state of Pennsylvania yesterday, as the number of early ballots cast in the contest...

  • Pakistan army orders probe into alleged abduction of top provincial police official following outcry

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    Pakistan army orders probe into alleged abduction of top provincial police official following outcry

    KARACHI, Oct 21 — Pakistan's army has ordered a probe into the alleged abduction of a provincial police chief, the military's public relations wing said yesterday, following an...

  • Canada PM Trudeau puts fate of government on line with call for confidence vote

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    Canada PM Trudeau puts fate of government on line with call for confidence vote

    OTTAWA, Oct 21 — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday put the fate of his Liberal government on the line, saying an opposition push to probe how Ottawa is tackling...

  • Trump campaign's coffers shrink in September, Biden has cash advantage

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    Trump campaign's coffers shrink in September, Biden has cash advantage

    WASHINGTON, Oct 21 — President Donald Trump's re-election coffers shrank in September as he fell behind Democratic challenger Joe Biden in the campaign's money race, putting him...

  • Australian writer detained in Beijing told supporter he was a former Chinese spy

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    Australian writer detained in Beijing told supporter he was a former Chinese spy

    SYDNEY, Oct 21 — Yang Hengjun, an Australian writer detained in Beijing and facing trial for espionage on behalf of a country China hasn't publicly named was a former Chinese...

  • Afghans jostling for visas sparks stampede, killing at least 15

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    Afghans jostling for visas sparks stampede, killing at least 15

    JALALABAD, Oct 21 — At least 15 people were killed in stampede among thousands of Afghans gathered outside Pakistan's consulate yesterday as jostling broke out between people...

  • Ukraine's coronavirus-linked deaths at record as infections grow

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    Ukraine's coronavirus-linked deaths at record as infections grow

    KYIV, Oct 21 — The number of daily coronavirus deaths in Ukraine jumped to 141 from the previous record of 113 deaths registered yesterday, the national security council said...