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  • Scholz’s balancing act just got harder after German state election

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    Scholz’s balancing act just got harder after German state election

  • US Supreme Court backs Ted Cruz in campaign finance dispute

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    US Supreme Court backs Ted Cruz in campaign finance dispute

  • Nordic neighbours vow to help Finland and Sweden in case of attack

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    Nordic neighbours vow to help Finland and Sweden in case of attack

  • Sweden launches Nato bid, seeks to overcome Turkish objections

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    Sweden launches Nato bid, seeks to overcome Turkish objections

  • ‘I feel free’: France lifts Covid mask rule on public transport

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    ‘I feel free’: France lifts Covid mask rule on public transport

  • Iran hopes for expansion of ties with new UAE president

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    Iran hopes for expansion of ties with new UAE president

  • Churches condemn Israeli police charge at Al Jazeera reporter’s funeral

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    Churches condemn Israeli police charge at Al Jazeera reporter’s funeral

  • Covid-19 may spread rapidly in North Korea, WHO warns

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    Covid-19 may spread rapidly in North Korea, WHO warns

  • Lukashenko urges Russia-led CSTO military alliance to unite against West

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    Lukashenko urges Russia-led CSTO military alliance to unite against West

  • Lacking vaccines, N.Korea battles Covid with antibiotics, home remedies

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    Lacking vaccines, N.Korea battles Covid with antibiotics, home remedies

  • New York supermarket shooting probe to weigh if warning signs were missed

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    New York supermarket shooting probe to weigh if warning signs were missed

  • Somalia’s foreign partners hail peaceful election of new president

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    Somalia’s foreign partners hail peaceful election of new president

  • Russia calls Finland, Sweden joining Nato a mistake with ‘far-reaching consequences’

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    Russia calls Finland, Sweden joining Nato a mistake with ‘far-reaching consequences’

  • Shanghai targets June 1 return to normal as Covid lockdowns cool economy

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    Shanghai targets June 1 return to normal as Covid lockdowns cool economy

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  • Shanghai aims for zero-Covid at community level by mid-May

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    Shanghai aims for zero-Covid at community level by mid-May

  • US: Russia has forcibly taken ‘thousands’ of Ukrainians

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    US: Russia has forcibly taken ‘thousands’ of Ukrainians

  • Sri Lanka struggles to form unity government

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    Sri Lanka struggles to form unity government

  • North Korea confirms first Covid-19 death

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    North Korea confirms first Covid-19 death

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  • Sri Lanka's new PM to address crisis-hit nation as fuel stocks run short

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    Sri Lanka's new PM to address crisis-hit nation as fuel stocks run short

    COLOMBO, May 16 — Sri Lanka’s new prime minister will address the crisis-hit nation later today, as the country’s power minister told citizens not to join the lengthy fuel...

  • Future king Charles heads to Canada on queen’s behalf

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    Future king Charles heads to Canada on queen’s behalf

    LONDON, May 16 — Prince Charles heads to Canada this week to represent head of state Queen Elizabeth II, with more attention than ever on his future role due to his mother’s...

  • Saudi King Salman leaves hospital after tests

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    Saudi King Salman leaves hospital after tests

    RIYADH, May 16 — Saudi Arabia’s ageing King Salman has left the hospital one week after being admitted for tests, including a colonoscopy, state media reported.  Video...

  • ‘Copycat’ mass shootings becoming deadlier, experts warn after New York attack

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    ‘Copycat’ mass shootings becoming deadlier, experts warn after New York attack

    NEW YORK, May 16 — An 18-year-old white man suspected of fatally shooting 10 people in a Black neighbourhood in Buffalo, New York, appears to be the...

  • Lebanon vote brings blow for Hezbollah allies in preliminary results

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    Lebanon vote brings blow for Hezbollah allies in preliminary results

    BEIRUT, May 16 — Iran-backed Hezbollah has been dealt a blow in Lebanon’s parliamentary election with preliminary results showing losses for some of its oldest allies and...

  • Nato assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

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    Nato assures Ukraine open-ended military support against Russia

    KYIV, May 16 — Nato on Sunday pledged open-ended military support for Ukraine, as Finland hailed its “historic” bid to join the alliance and Sweden’s ruling party said it...

  • Iran film-makers condemn arrest of fellow directors

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    Iran film-makers condemn arrest of fellow directors

    PARIS, May 16 — A group of Iranian actors and film directors have published an open letter condemning the questioning and arrest of several film-makers in recent days as well as...

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    At least 11 dead in Peru as bus crashes into ravine

    LIMA, May 16 — At least 11 people, including two children, were killed and another 34 injured after a bus crashed into a ravine in Peru, authorities said on Sunday. The accident...

  • US in mourning, outrage after ‘racist’ mass shooting

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    US in mourning, outrage after ‘racist’ mass shooting

    BUFFALO, May 16 — Grieving residents from Buffalo held vigils Sunday after a white gunman who officials have branded “pure evil” shot dead 10 people at a grocery store in a...

  • Germany’s conservatives on track to win key state vote

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    Germany’s conservatives on track to win key state vote

    BERLIN, May 16 — Germany’s conservative CDU party was on track to win a regional election in North Rhine-Westphalia on Sunday, but the Green party could emerge as...

  • N.Korea reports eight more dead, medicine supply issues amid Covid outbreak

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    N.Korea reports eight more dead, medicine supply issues amid Covid outbreak

    SEOUL, May 16 — North Korea on Monday reported eight more deaths from “fever” after recently announcing its first Covid cases, with the military deployed to resolve...

  • One dead, four critically injured in California church shooting

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    One dead, four critically injured in California church shooting

    LOS ANGELES, May 16 — One person was dead and four others in “critical” condition after a shooting at a church near Los Angeles, law enforcement said Sunday, just one day...

  • Russia’s behaviour amounts to repudiation of agreement with Nato, Germany says

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    Russia’s behaviour amounts to repudiation of agreement with Nato, Germany says

    BERLIN, May 15 — Russia’s behaviour amounts to the unilateral repudiation of a 1997 cooperation agreement with Nato, Germany’s Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said today....

  • Nato’s Stoltenberg confident common ground can be found on Sweden, Finland membership

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    Nato’s Stoltenberg confident common ground can be found on Sweden, Finland membership

    BERLIN, May 15 — Nato’s chief said today he was confident common ground could be reached to allay Turkey’s concerns over Sweden and Finland’s membership into the alliance...

  • Explosions heard near site of Somali presidential vote

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    Explosions heard near site of Somali presidential vote

    MOGADISHU, May 15 — Explosions sounding like mortar shells were heard today in the area of Mogadishu airport where parliamentarians were meeting to elect a new president,...

  • Finnish leader says latest Putin talk on Nato ‘calm and cool’

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    Finnish leader says latest Putin talk on Nato ‘calm and cool’

    WASHINGTON, May 15 — Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said today his latest talk with Russian President Vladimir Putin about his country’s bid to join Nato was measured and...

  • Finland announces ‘historic’ Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meet

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    Finland announces ‘historic’ Nato bid, as Sweden holds key meet

    HELSINKI, May 15 — The Finnish government officially announced its intention to join Nato today, as Sweden’s ruling party was to hold a decisive meeting that could pave the...

  • Ukraine’s top diplomat meets US Secretary of State, touts more weapon supplies

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    Ukraine’s top diplomat meets US Secretary of State, touts more weapon supplies

    BERLIN, May 15 — Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said he met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Berlin today and that “more weapons and other aid is on the way...

  • Ten killed in ‘racially motivated’ shooting at US grocery store

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    Ten killed in ‘racially motivated’ shooting at US grocery store

    BUFFALO, May 15 — A heavily armed 18-year-old white man shot 10 people dead yesterday at a Buffalo, New York grocery store in a “racially motivated” attack that he...