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    Wildfire burning in Athens suburb

  • Modi pledges to use India vaccine-production capacity to help ‘all humanity’

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    Modi pledges to use India vaccine-production capacity to help ‘all humanity’

  • Poland’s ruling nationalists cement new coalition deal

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    Poland’s ruling nationalists cement new coalition deal

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    England’s Covid-19 app does not accept a third of test results

  • As Trump names his next Supreme Court nominee, focus shifts towards Senate

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    As Trump names his next Supreme Court nominee, focus shifts towards Senate

  • Madrid at ‘serious risk’ without tougher Covid-19 rules, health minister warns

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    Madrid at ‘serious risk’ without tougher Covid-19 rules, health minister warns

  • Belarus police detain more than 10 people at opposition rally in Minsk, says Reuters witness

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    Belarus police detain more than 10 people at opposition rally in Minsk, says Reuters witness

  • Paris knife attacker suspect says wanted to go after Charlie Hebdo, says source

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    Paris knife attacker suspect says wanted to go after Charlie Hebdo, says source

  • Iranian president accuses US of savagery after new sanctions

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    Iranian president accuses US of savagery after new sanctions

  • Lebanon’s prime minister-designate steps down after failing to form cabinet

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    Lebanon’s prime minister-designate steps down after failing to form cabinet

  • Indonesia reports 4,494 new coronavirus infections, 90 deaths, says health ministry

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    Indonesia reports 4,494 new coronavirus infections, 90 deaths, says health ministry

  • UK may be moving too slowly to tackle Covid-19 outbreak, says government adviser

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    UK may be moving too slowly to tackle Covid-19 outbreak, says government adviser

  • Russia reports more than 7,500 new coronavirus cases

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    Russia reports more than 7,500 new coronavirus cases

  • Taiwan's armed forces strain in undeclared war of attrition with China

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    Taiwan's armed forces strain in undeclared war of attrition with China

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  • Moscow mayor orders elderly to stay home as virus rebounds

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    Moscow mayor orders elderly to stay home as virus rebounds

  • Thousands of mosques in Xinjiang demolised in recent years, says report

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    Thousands of mosques in Xinjiang demolised in recent years, says report

  • Turkey blasts Pelosi’s ‘ignorance’ about democracy

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    Turkey blasts Pelosi’s ‘ignorance’ about democracy

  • 2 stabbed near Charlie Hebdo’s former offices in Paris

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    2 stabbed near Charlie Hebdo’s former offices in Paris

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  • Trump says US election winner might not be known for months

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    Trump says US election winner might not be known for months

    NEWPORT, Sept 26 — US President Donald Trump said yesterday that Americans might not know the winner of the November presidential election for months due to disputes over mail...

  • Man held on terror charges after two wounded in Paris cleaver attack

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    Man held on terror charges after two wounded in Paris cleaver attack

    PARIS, Sept 26 — A man armed with a meat cleaver wounded two in Paris yesterday outside the former offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo before being arrested by police,...

  • Global Covid-19 death toll could hit 2 million before vaccine in wide use, WHO says

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    Global Covid-19 death toll could hit 2 million before vaccine in wide use, WHO says

    GENEVA, Sept 26 — The global death toll from Covid-19 could double to two million before a successful vaccine is widely used and could be even higher without concerted action to...

  • Thai activists protest in front of king's German villa

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    Thai activists protest in front of king's German villa

    TUTZING, Sept 26 — Thai activists yesterday planted a symbolic plaque declaring Thailand belongs to the people in front of King Maha Vajiralongkorn's villa in Germany, as...

  • Military plane carrying air force cadets crashes in Ukraine, killing 22

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    Military plane carrying air force cadets crashes in Ukraine, killing 22

    KYIV, Sept 26 — A military transport plane carrying air force cadets crashed and burst into flames near a highway in northeastern Ukraine yesterday evening, killing at least 22...

  • S. Korea asks North to probe shooting death of S. Korean official

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    S. Korea asks North to probe shooting death of S. Korean official

    SEOUL, Sept 26 — South Korea said today it will ask North Korea to further investigate the shooting death of a South Korean official, as public and political outrage over the...

  • Japan PM tells UN Tokyo is determined to host Olympics next year

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    Japan PM tells UN Tokyo is determined to host Olympics next year

    TOKYO, Sept 26 — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told the United Nations General Assembly yesterday Japan is determined to host the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 after the games...

  • South Korea's domestic Covid-19 cases fall to the lowest in 44 days

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    South Korea's domestic Covid-19 cases fall to the lowest in 44 days

    SEOUL, Sept 26 — South Korea today reported 49 new domestic coronavirus cases, the smallest number of locally transmitted cases in 44 days in a sign that tighter social...

  • Three dead in fire at Huawei campus in southern China

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    Three dead in fire at Huawei campus in southern China

    BEIJING, Sept 26 — Three people have been found dead after a huge fire broke out at an unfinished research facility belonging to tech giant Huawei in the southern Chinese city...

  • Pakistan PM condemns 'Islamophobic' Charlie Hebdo cartoons

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    Pakistan PM condemns 'Islamophobic' Charlie Hebdo cartoons

    NEW YORK, Sept 26 — Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday condemned the fresh publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammed by a French satirical weekly, urging UN...

  • Australia says world needs to know origins of Covid-19

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    Australia says world needs to know origins of Covid-19

    SYDNEY, Sept 26 — The world's nations must do all they can to understand the origins of Covid-19, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said today, comments that could...

  • Trump plans to pick Judge Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court, sources say

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    Trump plans to pick Judge Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court, sources say

    WASHINGTON, Sept 26 — President Donald Trump plans today to name conservative federal appeals court judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacancy on the US Supreme Court following...

  • Shock after rare killing of UK police officer in line of duty

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    Shock after rare killing of UK police officer in line of duty

    LONDON, Sept 26 — Police across Britain yesterday paid silent tribute and flags were flown at half mast after a long-serving officer became the first to be shot dead in the line...

  • Barnstorming US, Trump mocks Biden for 'staying in again'

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    Barnstorming US, Trump mocks Biden for 'staying in again'

    ATLANTA, Sept 26 — With just 39 days until the US election, President Donald Trump ramped up his campaigning with back-to-back events yesterday in battleground states — a...

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    Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 strikes northeastern Iran near Turkmenistan border, reports local media

    TEHRAN, Sept 26 — An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 struck northeastern Iran on the border with Turkmenistan today, state Iranian TV reported. It gave no immediate information on...

  • UK pledges over £340m for WHO, calls for end to 'ugly rifts'

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    UK pledges over £340m for WHO, calls for end to 'ugly rifts'

    LONDON, Sept 26 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will pledge today a 30 per cent increase in funding for the World Health Organisation while urging reforms to the global...

  • Togo prime minister and government resign

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    Togo prime minister and government resign

    LOME, Sept 26 — Togo's prime minister and his government have resigned, the West African nation's presidency said late yesterday. President Faure Gnassingbe congratulated prime...

  • Chinese fishing fleet off Peru stirs up diplomatic waters as navy monitors

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    Chinese fishing fleet off Peru stirs up diplomatic waters as navy monitors

    LIMA, Sept 26 — Peru's Navy yesterday was carefully watching a fleet of around 250 Chinese fishing vessels that had sailed just outside the Andean country's waters, angering the...

  • Spain’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 716,481

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    Spain’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 716,481

    MADRID, Sept 25 — Spain’s cumulative tally of confirmed coronavirus infections rose by 12,272 today from the previous day to 716,481, health ministry data showed. That...