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  • Allegation of CIA ‘murder’ plot is game-changer in Assange extradition hearing, fiancee says

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    Allegation of CIA ‘murder’ plot is game-changer in Assange extradition hearing, fiancee says

  • Russian hackers behind fresh US cyberattack, says Microsoft

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    Russian hackers behind fresh US cyberattack, says Microsoft

  • Italy reports 30 coronavirus deaths today, 2,535 new cases

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    Italy reports 30 coronavirus deaths today, 2,535 new cases

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    Islamic State woman who allowed Yazidi child to die gets 10 years in German jail

  • ‘Captain America’ protester convicted under Hong Kong national security law

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    ‘Captain America’ protester convicted under Hong Kong national security law

  • EU demands immediate release of Sudanese leader, cabinet members

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    EU demands immediate release of Sudanese leader, cabinet members

  • President Biden to attend Asean-US summit tomorrow

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    President Biden to attend Asean-US summit tomorrow

  • UN appeals for fresh injection of funds for famine-threatened Yemen

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    UN appeals for fresh injection of funds for famine-threatened Yemen

  • Thousands evacuated as floods hit central Vietnam

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    Thousands evacuated as floods hit central Vietnam

  • Myanmar junta accuses UN envoys of bias and interference

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    Myanmar junta accuses UN envoys of bias and interference

  • Russia reports record-high daily Covid-19 infections

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    Russia reports record-high daily Covid-19 infections

  • Amnesty to shut Hong Kong offices given national security law risks

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    Amnesty to shut Hong Kong offices given national security law risks

  • Cambodia passes law barring dual citizenship for holders of top posts

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    Cambodia passes law barring dual citizenship for holders of top posts

  • Amnesty to shutter Hong Kong offices, blames security law

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    Amnesty to shutter Hong Kong offices, blames security law

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  • China passes law to cut kids' homework, tutoring pressures

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    China passes law to cut kids' homework, tutoring pressures

  • Covid outbreak in eastern Europe worsens

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    Covid outbreak in eastern Europe worsens

  • Erdogan expels 10 ambassasdors

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    Erdogan expels 10 ambassasdors

  • Obama stumps for Virginia governor

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    Obama stumps for Virginia governor

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  • China will uphold world peace, Xi says on anniversary of return to UN

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    China will uphold world peace, Xi says on anniversary of return to UN

    BEIJING, Oct 25 — President Xi Jinping vowed on Monday that China would always uphold world peace and international rules, amid concerns expressed by the United States and other...

  • German IS bride accused of murdering Yazidi girl faces verdict

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    German IS bride accused of murdering Yazidi girl faces verdict

    BERLIN, Oct 25 — A Munich court will decide on Monday whether a German woman believed to have joined the Islamic State jihadist group is guilty of the war crime of letting a...

  • Sources: Ministers, party leaders detained in apparent coup in Sudan

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    Sources: Ministers, party leaders detained in apparent coup in Sudan

    KHARTOUM, Oct 25 — Most of the members of Sudan’s cabinet and a large number of pro-government party leaders were arrested on Monday in an apparent coup in the capital...

  • In setback for Kishida, Japan’s ruling LDP loses upper house seat

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    In setback for Kishida, Japan’s ruling LDP loses upper house seat

    TOKYO, Oct 25 — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida suffered an unexpected blow just days before his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) heads into national polls, as the...

  • New Zealand reports second-highest daily Covid-19 cases in pandemic

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    New Zealand reports second-highest daily Covid-19 cases in pandemic

    AUCKLAND, Oct 25 — New Zealand reported 109 new locally acquired coronavirus cases on Monday, the bulk of them in its largest city, Auckland, as the country saw its second-worst...

  • US to begin UK appeal against Assange extradition block

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    US to begin UK appeal against Assange extradition block

    LONDON, Oct 25 — The United States government will on Wednesday begin an appeal to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face trial for publishing military secrets,...

  • Colombia prepares to extradite drug lord ‘Otoniel’ to US

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    Colombia prepares to extradite drug lord ‘Otoniel’ to US

    CAREPA, Oct 25 — Colombia’s government announced Sunday it is working towards extraditing the country’s most-wanted drug trafficker “Otoniel” to the United States, a day...

  • Australia looks to roll out Covid-19 booster shots soon as curbs ease

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    Australia looks to roll out Covid-19 booster shots soon as curbs ease

    SYDNEY, Oct 25 — Australian officials plan to roll out Covid-19 booster shots soon to prevent a resurgence of cases, as residents in the two largest cities of Sydney and...

  • Myanmar junta says UN rights report on country ‘incitement to violence’

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    Myanmar junta says UN rights report on country ‘incitement to violence’

    YANGON, Oct 25 — Myanmar’s junta on Sunday labelled the United Nation’s latest rights report on the conflict-wracked nation an “incitement to violence” and accused the...

  • Myanmar activist arrested in junta raid, says wife

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    Myanmar activist arrested in junta raid, says wife

    BANGKOK, Oct 25 — An activist who rose to prominence during Myanmar’s 1988 student uprising has been arrested in an overnight raid, his wife said Sunday, in the latest blow to...

  • Reports: Facebook failing to contain hate speech in India

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    Reports: Facebook failing to contain hate speech in India

    NEW YORK, Oct 25 — Facebook was well aware that hate speech was spreading on its site in India which could exacerbate ethnic violence, and did not deploy resources to curb the...

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    Three dead, three missing after avalanche on Ecuador volcano, say officials

    QUITO, Oct 25 — An avalanche Sunday on a snow-capped Ecuadoran volcano, the highest peak in the country, killed at least three climbers and left three others missing, officials...

  • Fauci says vaccines for kids in US between five and 11 likely available in November

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    Fauci says vaccines for kids in US between five and 11 likely available in November

    WASHINGTON, Oct 25 — Vaccines for kids between the ages of five and 11 will likely be available in the first half of November, top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci...

  • Erdogan’s critics say expulsion call is diversion from economic woe

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    Erdogan’s critics say expulsion call is diversion from economic woe

    ISTANBUL, Oct 25 — President Tayyip Erdogan’s political opponents said on Sunday that his call to expel the ambassadors of 10 Western allies was a bid to divert attention from...

  • Mudslides, power outages as storm drenches burn-scarred California

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    Mudslides, power outages as storm drenches burn-scarred California

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 25 — A powerful storm drenched wildfire-scarred northern California on Sunday, triggering mudslides and downing electric lines with winds blasting San Francisco...

  • UK reports 39,962 Covid-19 cases, 72 deaths

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    UK reports 39,962 Covid-19 cases, 72 deaths

    LONDON, Oct 24 — Britain today reported 39,962 new cases of Covid-19 and 72 new deaths within 28 days of a positive test. While figures published by the government during...

  • Hurricane Rick edges closer to Mexican coast north of Acapulco

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    Hurricane Rick edges closer to Mexican coast north of Acapulco

    MEXICO CITY, Oct 24 — Hurricane Rick edged slowly closer to Mexico’s Pacific coast on Sunday, expected to unleash heavy rains north of the beach resort of Acapulco late in the...

  • Pelosi says ‘we’re almost there’ on huge US legislative bills

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    Pelosi says ‘we’re almost there’ on huge US legislative bills

    WASHINGTON, Oct 24 — After months of fierce political wrangling, House speaker Nancy Pelosi said today that she expects agreement on a huge social spending package and a vote on...

  • Saudi-led coalition says killed over 260 Yemen rebels

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    Saudi-led coalition says killed over 260 Yemen rebels

    RIYADH, Oct 24 — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said today it had killed more than 260 Huthi rebels in the past three days near the strategic city of Marib....