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Greta Thunberg warns US lawmakers over climate change

30 min 27 sec ago
Climate activist Greta Thunberg urges US lawmakers to end fossil fuel subsidies, or face catastrophe.
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Algerian author Said Djabelkhir sentenced to jail for offending Islam

1 hour 16 min ago
Said Djabelkhir is out on bail and says he will appeal against his three-year prison sentence.
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Belgian ambassador to South Korea apologises after wife slaps shop worker

1 hour 28 min ago
Peter Lescouhier says his wife's reaction to being suspected of shoplifting was unacceptable.
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Russia to pull troops back from near Ukraine

April 22, 2021 - 22:27
The country orders its units to return to their bases after weeks of tension over a troop build-up.
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Biden urges action to tackle 'existential crisis' at virtual climate summit

April 22, 2021 - 22:03
US President Joe Biden is urging world leaders to help tackle climate change, calling it an "existential crisis".
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Sarah Halimi: Frenchwoman's sister seeks trial in Israel over killing

April 22, 2021 - 21:15
Sarah Halimi was killed in an anti-Semitic attack, but her killer cannot stand trial in France.
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Coronavirus: Pfizer confirms fake versions of vaccine in Poland and Mexico

April 22, 2021 - 20:38
The US pharmaceutical company says doses seized by authorities in Mexico and Poland were counterfeit.
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Malta Golden passports: 'Loopholes' found in citizenship scheme

April 22, 2021 - 20:29
Investors rented empty properties to fulfil the one-year residence requirement, leaked files show.
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Brazil crime: One of world's biggest arms traffickers recaptured

April 22, 2021 - 20:01
João Filipe Barbieri escaped from prison in November using fake court papers, Brazilian police say.
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Brahim Bouhlel and Zbarbooking jailed in Morocco over video

April 22, 2021 - 19:12
Actor Brahim Bouhlel and influencer Zbarbooking are seen swearing at children in a viral clip.
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AI unlocks ancient Dead Sea Scrolls mystery

April 22, 2021 - 18:43
"Cutting edge technology" reveals how scribes foiled modern scholars with one of the Biblical texts.
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Syrian air-defence missile lands near Israeli nuclear site

April 22, 2021 - 16:35
Israel carries out air strikes near Damascus after a loud explosion was heard in the Dimona area.
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Billionaire Sir James Dyson moves residency back to the UK

April 22, 2021 - 13:06
Sir James faced criticism in 2019 over relocating his company's global headquarters to Singapore.
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India Covid: Delhi high court criticises 'ridiculous' oxygen shortage

April 22, 2021 - 11:12
The court says it is the responsibility of the government to beg borrow or steal to ensure oxygen.
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Australia provokes China anger over scrapped deals

April 22, 2021 - 09:54
Beijing described the move to tear up the Belt and Road deals as "unreasonable and provocative".
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Google and Apple attacked on app store 'monopoly'

April 22, 2021 - 09:37
Republican and Democrat senators criticise Apple and Google for alleged anti-competitive behaviour.
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Climate change: Biden summit to push for 'immediate' action

April 22, 2021 - 08:37
Forty world leaders will be urged to increase their carbon-cutting actions at US virtual summit.
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Gerd: Sudan talks tough with Ethiopia over River Nile dam

April 22, 2021 - 08:26
Sudan seems to have sided with Egypt in its row with Ethiopia over a dam on the River Nile.
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Oscars 2021: Why Two Distant Strangers is 'important and necessary'

April 22, 2021 - 08:23
The Oscar-nominated film tells of a black man forced to relive his killing by a US police officer.
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Alexei Navalny: Police detain hundreds of protesters across Russia

April 22, 2021 - 08:12
Thousands of people around Russia have joined unauthorised rallies to protest against the detention of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
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