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  • Iranian nuclear scientist Fakhrizadeh dies in hospital after attack, says state media

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    Iranian nuclear scientist Fakhrizadeh dies in hospital after attack, says state media

  • Military adviser to Khamenei vows to strike killers of nuclear scientist

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    Military adviser to Khamenei vows to strike killers of nuclear scientist

  • Covid-19 epidemic in Britain shrinking with R estimated below 1

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    Covid-19 epidemic in Britain shrinking with R estimated below 1

  • The midnight confrontation that helped unleash Ethiopia’s conflict

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    The midnight confrontation that helped unleash Ethiopia’s conflict

  • Navalny urges EU to target Putin’s oligarch backers

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    Navalny urges EU to target Putin’s oligarch backers

  • Prominent Iranian nuclear scientist Fakhrizadeh injured in attack, reports Fars news agency

    8 hours ago

    Prominent Iranian nuclear scientist Fakhrizadeh injured in attack, reports Fars news agency

  • Belarus’ Lukashenko says he will leave post when new constitution is adopted, reports Belta

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    Belarus’ Lukashenko says he will leave post when new constitution is adopted, reports Belta

  • ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero says he was kidnapped and blindfolded before arrest

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    ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero says he was kidnapped and blindfolded before arrest

  • Thousands attend funeral of Sudan’s last democratically elected PM

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    Thousands attend funeral of Sudan’s last democratically elected PM

  • Delhi police back off after scuffle with farmers, allow peaceful protest

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    Delhi police back off after scuffle with farmers, allow peaceful protest

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    Suspected North Korean hackers targeted Covid vaccine maker AstraZeneca, says sources

  • Thai protesters target would-be coup makers as rumours swirl

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    Thai protesters target would-be coup makers as rumours swirl

  • Russia, Hungary in talks to allow Covid-19 vaccine to be produced also in Hungary

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    Russia, Hungary in talks to allow Covid-19 vaccine to be produced also in Hungary

  • New Delhi ambulance group grapples with surging Covid-19 quarantine deaths

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    New Delhi ambulance group grapples with surging Covid-19 quarantine deaths

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  • Thai protesters call on king to give up royal fortune

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    Thai protesters call on king to give up royal fortune

  • Over 2,400 US Covid deaths in 24 hours

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    Over 2,400 US Covid deaths in 24 hours

  • Cyclone Nivar slams southern India, five dead

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    Cyclone Nivar slams southern India, five dead

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    Freed British-Australian academic thanks supporters

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  • African envoys due to meet Ethiopian PM as war ultimatum expires

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    African envoys due to meet Ethiopian PM as war ultimatum expires

    ADDIS ABABA, Nov 27 —  African peace envoys were due to meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today, a day after he said the military was beginning the “final phase”...

  • Colchicine to be investigated as possible Covid-19 treatment

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    Colchicine to be investigated as possible Covid-19 treatment

    NEW YORK, Nov 27 — Colchicine, a commonly used anti-inflammatory drug, will be investigated as a possible treatment for Covid-19 in the Randomised Evaluation of Covid-19 Therapy...

  • Indonesia reports record high coronavirus infections and deaths

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    Indonesia reports record high coronavirus infections and deaths

    JAKARTA, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Indonesia reported a new daily record high of 5,828 new coronavirus infections and 169 deaths on Friday, data from its COVID-19 task force showed. The...

  • BFM TV: French president 'very shocked' by alleged police beating of Black man

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    BFM TV: French president 'very shocked' by alleged police beating of Black man

    PARIS, Nov 27 — French President Emmanuel Macron was “very shocked” by images purporting to show a Black music producer being beaten up and racially abused by Paris police,...

  • Virus, spies and wine: Australia-China relations in freefall

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    Virus, spies and wine: Australia-China relations in freefall

    BEIJING, Nov 27 — Spying charges, calls for a probe into the origins of Covid-19, and now anti-dumping measures on wine — tensions between Australia and its biggest trade...

  • Germany hits million virus cases as vaccine doubt emerges

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    Germany hits million virus cases as vaccine doubt emerges

    BERLIN, Nov 27 — Germany, once a beacon of hope in Europe's coronavirus nightmare, logged its one millionth case today, as questions emerged over just how much protection is...

  • Indian farmers clash with police in protest over market reform

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    Indian farmers clash with police in protest over market reform

    NEW DELHI, Nov 27 — Thousands of protesting Indian farmers scuffled with police today during a march to the capital, Delhi, against new laws liberalising procurement that they...

  • S. Korea braces for bed shortages as coronavirus cases near nine-month high

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    S. Korea braces for bed shortages as coronavirus cases near nine-month high

    SEOUL, Nov 27 — South Korea reported more than 500 new coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day today, a level not seen in nearly nine months, as a third wave of...

  • Fists and pig guts fly in Taiwan parliament debate on US pork

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    Fists and pig guts fly in Taiwan parliament debate on US pork

    TAIPEI, Nov 27 — Legislators from Taiwan's main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party threw pig guts and exchanged punches with other lawmakers in parliament today as they tried to...

  • Trump says he will leave the White House if Electoral College votes for Biden

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    Trump says he will leave the White House if Electoral College votes for Biden

    WASHINGTON, Nov 27 — US President Donald Trump said yesterday he will leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for Democratic President-elect Joe Biden. In the...

  • HK activist Joshua Wong tells German paper he's doing well in prison isolation

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    HK activist Joshua Wong tells German paper he's doing well in prison isolation

    BERLIN, Nov 27 — Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong told a German newspaper he was doing well despite being held in solitary confinement and having trouble sleeping...

  • Scotland's Sturgeon wants independence referendum as soon as 2021, Times reports

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    Scotland's Sturgeon wants independence referendum as soon as 2021, Times reports

    LONDON, Nov 27 — Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she wants to hold a second independence referendum as soon as next year, The Times newspaper reported. The...

  • Outcry grows in France after police filmed beating music producer

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    Outcry grows in France after police filmed beating music producer

    PARIS, Nov 27 — A video of police beating a black music producer in Paris triggered outrage and condemnation yesterday, leading to the suspension of several officers and a...

  • Australia says 13 soldiers told they face dismissal after Afghan report

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    Australia says 13 soldiers told they face dismissal after Afghan report

    SYDNEY, Nov 27 — Australia has told 13 special forces soldiers they face dismissal in relation to a report on alleged unlawful killings in Afghanistan, the head of the country's...

  • S. Korea foils N. Korea attempt to hack Covid-19 vaccine makers, reports media

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    S. Korea foils N. Korea attempt to hack Covid-19 vaccine makers, reports media

    SEOUL, Nov 27 — South Korea's intelligence agency foiled North Korean attempts to hack into South Korean companies developing coronavirus vaccines, the News1 agency reported on...

  • Weekend scorcher: Australia braces for first major heat wave of fire season

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    Weekend scorcher: Australia braces for first major heat wave of fire season

    SYDNEY, Nov 27 — Australia is bracing for the first major heat wave of the bush fire season this weekend with temperatures forecast to hit well above 40 degrees Celsius (104...

  • Biden, Trump spend quiet Thanksgiving close to home as pandemic rages

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    Biden, Trump spend quiet Thanksgiving close to home as pandemic rages

    REHOBOTH BEACH, Nov 27 — President-elect Joe Biden and sitting President Donald Trump, like millions of Americans, stayed close to home to celebrate Thanksgiving quietly...

  • In tears, Danish PM apologises for handling of mink crisis

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    In tears, Danish PM apologises for handling of mink crisis

    COPENHAGEN, Nov 27 — Wiping away tears, Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen yesterday personally apologised for the handling of a crisis where a mutated version of the...

  • Once Australia's Covid-19 hotspot, Victoria state records 28 days without an infection

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    Once Australia's Covid-19 hotspot, Victoria state records 28 days without an infection

    SYDNEY, Nov 27 — Australia's second-largest state, once the country's Covid-19 hotspot, said today it has gone 28 days without detecting any new infections, a benchmark widely...