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The Indian siblings taking the chess world by storm

December 2, 2023 - 07:07
Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa and his sister Vaishali are among the world's best chess players.
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'I’m not ready to lose hope’: The hostages still in Gaza

December 2, 2023 - 06:35
There are still over 100 hostages being held by Hamas in Gaza, including at least 16 women.
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Ukraine war: Putin to boost Russian troop numbers by 15%

December 2, 2023 - 05:33
Russia's president signs a decree aimed at increasing numbers of serving military personnel by 170,000.
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Court rules Donald Trump can be sued for allegedly inciting Capitol riot

December 2, 2023 - 05:30
Mr Trump had claimed his role as president made him immune from prosecution for his role in the riots.
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Putin ally Gergiev gets top theatre job at Bolshoi as well as Mariinsky

December 2, 2023 - 03:53
Russia's best-known conductor is appointed head of the Bolshoi as well as the Mariinsky Theatre.
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US House votes to expel George Santos from Congress

December 2, 2023 - 03:52
The Republican becomes only the sixth elected member of the lower chamber of Congress ever to be removed.
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COP28: UN climate talks take aim at planet-warming food

December 2, 2023 - 03:41
World leaders agree to tackle the huge carbon footprint of the food we produce and eat.
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Ethiopia pilgrims return to Aksum for festival in Ark of Covenant city

December 2, 2023 - 02:08
Aksum's authorities say half a million people are there for the first time since the Tigray war ended.
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Sandra Day O'Connor: A ranch girl who became 'queen of the court'

December 2, 2023 - 01:37
As the first woman on the Supreme Court, Justice O'Connor was a trailblazer and a powerful moderate.
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Ex-Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor dies aged 93

December 2, 2023 - 01:23
Chief Justice John Roberts said she "blazed a historic trail" for US women over decades of public service.
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Ukraine says it hit railway near Russia's border with China

December 2, 2023 - 01:15
Explosions are said to have hit trains on the Baikal Amur mainline in eastern Russia.
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UN says end of ceasefire 'nightmare' for people in Gaza

December 1, 2023 - 22:36
The resumption of fighting between Israel and Hamas is "catastrophic", Unicef says.
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Israel Gaza: How missiles and destruction quickly returned after ceasefire

December 1, 2023 - 22:25
A seven-day ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has ended, bringing with it explosions and bloodshed.
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Why has the Gaza ceasefire come to an end?

December 1, 2023 - 21:40
Both Israel and Hamas are blaming each other for violating the terms of the agreement.
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Nick Kyrgios thanks Andy Murray for helping him with mental health struggles

December 1, 2023 - 20:27
Nick Kyrgios says he is "very thankful" to Andy Murray for helping him with his mental health struggles.
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Taylor Swift: Publicist denies star secretly married Joe Alwyn

December 1, 2023 - 20:14
Tree Paine has been part of the singer's team since 2014, calling the Deuxmoi rumours "fabricated lies".
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Ukraine war: Zelensky says fortifying front lines must be accelerated

December 1, 2023 - 19:14
Ukraine's president meets frontline commanders and says winter is a new phase of the war with Russia.
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Guinea-Bissau: Heavy gunfire heard in capital

December 1, 2023 - 17:33
Special forces exchanged gunfire with National Guard members after a detained minister was released.
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Israel-Gaza war: Explosions heard and smoke rises as combat resumes

December 1, 2023 - 16:12
The return to combat marks the end of a ceasefire that lasted seven days.
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TikTok: US judge blocks Montana's ban citing free speech

December 1, 2023 - 13:48
Chinese-owned app welcomes the ruling against "unconstitutional law" due to come into effect in January.
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