Category: World

[The Guardian] ‘We’ll fight until the end’: a journey through the centre of Peru’s uprising

One by one, the rebel campesinos clambered up to the improvised podium they had built atop a 6ft earth barricade, to declare their determ...

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[BBC] Pakistan mosque blast: Police targeted in attack that kills 47

At least 59 people have been killed by a suicide bombing that apparently targeted policemen praying in a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan.The...

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[CNBC] China’s population drops for the first time in decades

BEIJING — China's population declined in 2022, the National Bureau of Statistics said Tuesday. The drop was the first since the early 196...

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[CNN] Armed men kidnap 50 women and girls foraging for food in Burkina Faso | CNN

A group of women and girls foraging for wild fruits were abducted by armed men in separate incidents in Burkina Faso, the government said...

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[The Guardian] Warning of unprecedented heatwaves as El Niño set to return in 2023

The return of the El Niño climate phenomenon later this year will cause global temperatures to rise “off the chart” and deliver unprecede...

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[MSN] China renews threat against Taiwan as island holds military exercise

China has renewed its threats to attack Taiwan and warned that foreign politicians who interact with the self-governing island are “playi...

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[NBC] Scientists say restoration of the ozone layer is back on track

Scientist claim that the Earth’s ozone layer is improving due to a decline in the use of a banned chemical called chlorofluorocarbons, or...

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[The Hill] Four million Pakistani children imperiled by flood waters, months after monsoons: UNICEF

About 4 million children in Pakistan are still living near potentially life-threatening flood waters, more than four months after monsoon...

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[Wapo] Half of Earth’s glaciers could melt even if key warming goal is met, study says

A sweeping study of all the world’s glaciers outside of the Greenland and the Antarctic ice sheets has found that nearly half of them wil...

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[CNBC] The UK recession will be almost as deep as that of Russia, economists predict

LONDON — The U. K. economic contraction of 2023 will be almost as deep as that of Russia, economists expect, as a sharp fall in household...

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[ABC] Expect more strikes 'deeper and deeper' into Russia, Ukraine’s spy chief tells ABC News

KYIV, Ukraine -- There will likely be further strikes into Russian territory, Ukraine's military intelligence head, Kyrylo Budanov, told ...

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[CNN] Video shows Pope Benedict XVI lying in state

 The lying-in-state of former Pope Benedict XVI, who died Saturday at the age of 95, began Monday in St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City...

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[Forbes] Nearly 28% Of Mainland China Arrivals At Taiwan’s Busiest Airport Test Positive For Covid Sunday

Nearly 28% of the 524 passenger arrivals from mainland China at Taiwan’s top international airport on Sunday tested positive for Covid, a...

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[CNN] Lula da Silva to be sworn in as Brazil's president, amid fears of violence from Bolsonaro supporters | CNN

Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva was due to be sworn in as Brazil’s new president on Sunday, as threats of violence loomed from supporters of ...

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[Reuters] At least 14 dead in armed attack on prison in Mexican border city Juarez

REUTERS /Jose Luis Gonzalez MEXICO CITY, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Mexican authorities said on Sunday at least 14 people died in an armed attack ...

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[Guardian] Drone attack on Kyiv after air alerts issued across eastern Ukraine

Air raid alerts have been issued in Kyiv and across eastern Ukraine, with reports of Russian drone attacks on the capital. Debris from a ...

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[Huff Post] Kim Jong Un Vows North Korea Will 'Exponentially' Increase Nuclear Arsenal

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed Sunday to “exponentially” increase the number of nuclear weapons in his country and further advance...

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N Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles capable of reaching Japan

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea test-fired a pair of ballistic missiles with a potential range of striking Japan on Sunday, in a po...

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[CNN] Peru’s President impeached and arrested after he attempts to dissolve Congress

CNN  —  Dina Boluarte became Peru’s first female President on Wednesday, capping off a dramatic day which saw her predecessor arrested fo...

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[BBC] Germany arrests 25 accused of plotting coup

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[CBS] Russian President Vladimir Putin signs expanded anti-LGBTQ+ law

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed expanded anti-LGBTQ+ legislation on Monday. The law was originally introduced by the lower house ...

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[Reuters] NATO's Stoltenberg: Putin trying to use winter as war weapon against Ukraine

BUCHAREST, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Russia will likely continue attacking Ukraine's power grid, its gas infrastructure and basic services for t...

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[BBC] Philippines sees a pandemic boom in child sex abuse

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[CNN] Mauna Loa is erupting for the first time since 1984, prompting an ashfall advisory for Hawaii's Big Island | CNN

The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, is erupting for the first time in nearly 40 years, sparking an ashfall advisory Monday for...

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[BBC] Gujarat election: PM Modi looms large in India state polls

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[The Guardian] OneLove armband sends ‘very divisive message’, says Qatar official

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[NBC] Protests sweep across China in a challenge to Xi's 'zero-Covid' policy

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[The Hill] Biden notifies Congress it has approved $323 million arms sale to Finland

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[CNN] Poland's foreign ministry: "Russian-made missile" fell on the village of Przewodów

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[CBS] World population reaches 8 billion

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[Reuters] Both Russia and Ukraine tortured prisoners of war, UN says

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[The Guardian] Israel will not cooperate with FBI inquiry into killing of Palestinian American journalist

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[The Guardian] Afghan supreme leader orders full implementation of sharia law

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[Sky News] Ukraine's troops are on a roll - and now they have the key city of Kherson in their sights

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[CNN] Tunnel discovered beneath Egyptian temple may lead to Cleopatra's tomb, archaeologist says

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[USA Today] Biden to meet with China's Xi amid increasing tensions over trade, Taiwan

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will sit down with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week, a meeting that comes amid increasing tensions...

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[The Guardian] World Cup stadium workers ‘had their money stolen and lives ruined’, says rights group

Migrant workers who constructed stadiums for the World Cup in Qatar have endured “persistent and widespread labour rights violations”, wh...

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[AP] Iran protests rage on streets as officials renew threats

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Protests in Iran raged on streets into Thursday with demonstrators remembering a bloody crackdown in t...

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[The Guardian] Pelosi accuses Republicans of treating climate crisis like ‘it’s all a hoax’ at Cop27

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[CNBC] 'This is not going to stop': Pakistan says apocalyptic flooding shows the need for reparations

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Pakistan’s foreign minister says catastrophic flooding that submerged one-third of the country earlier this year...

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[The Guardian] Xi Jinping tells China’s army to focus on preparation for war

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[WSJ] U.S. Refuses Advanced Drones for Ukraine to Avoid Escalation With Russia

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[BBC] Ukraine war: US estimates 200,000 military casualties on all sides

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[Reuters] Russia's Putin will not attend G20 summit in Bali in person

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[Yahoo News] UN to vote on resolution saying Russia must pay reparations

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly scheduled a vote for Monday on a resolution that would call for Russia to be held account...

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[The Guardian] ‘Russia kaput!’: Ukraine brigade eyes victory as enemy retreats from Kherson

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[The Guardian] France to require all large car parks to be covered by solar panels

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[NBC] Brittney Griner, jailed in Russia, being moved to penal colony, lawyer says

American basketball player Brittney Griner, jailed in Russia in what the United States calls a wrongful detention, is being moved to a pe...

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[BBC] Ukraine war: Why is control of Kherson so important?

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[THE GUARDIAN] Climate crisis: past eight years were the eight hottest ever, says UN

The past eight years were the eight hottest ever recorded, a new UN report has found, indicating the world is now deep into the climate c...

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