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Border clash a 'deliberate provocation' - China
Border clash a 'deliberate provocation' - China
China has accused Indian troops of a "deliberate provocation" in its first official comments on Monday's deadly clash at...
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11 days ago
Hard-hit Brazil passes one million virus cases
Hard-hit Brazil passes one million virus cases
Brazil has become the second country in the world to confirm more than one million cases of Covid-19, as the disease con...
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11 days ago
Beijing to set up new security office in Hong Kong
Beijing to set up new security office in Hong Kong
China's new security law for Hong Kong envisages setting up an office in the territory to gather intelligence and handle...
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11 days ago
Virus already in Italy in December, study finds
Virus already in Italy in December, study finds
Italian scientists say sewage water from two cities contained coronavirus traces in December, long before the country's ...
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12 days ago
EU leaders disagree on virus rescue package
EU leaders disagree on virus rescue package
EU leaders have failed to agree on a €750bn (£676bn; $840bn) recovery fund for the coronavirus crisis, but Germany ca...
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12 days ago
Australia targeted by 'state-based' cyber attacks
Australia targeted by 'state-based' cyber attacks
Australia's government and institutions are being targeted by ongoing sophisticated state-based cyber hacks, Prime Minis...
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12 days ago
Canada seeking release of pair charged in China
Canada seeking release of pair charged in China
Canada is working "very actively" to bring home two of its citizens charged with spying in China, Canadian Prime Ministe...
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12 days ago
NZ man charged with murdering police officer
NZ man charged with murdering police officer
A man has been charged with the murder of a New Zealand police officer after a shooting during a routine traffic stop. An...
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12 days ago
Trump's bid to end immigration policy 'unlawful'
Trump's bid to end immigration policy 'unlawful'
The US Supreme Court has ruled against President Donald Trump's bid to end a programme that protects hundreds of thousan...
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13 days ago
Image appears to show India-China clash weapons
Image appears to show India-China clash weapons
An image has emerged showing a crude weapon purportedly used by Chinese forces in the fatal brawl along China's disputed...
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13 days ago
Last JFK sibling and envoy Jean Kennedy Smith dies
Last JFK sibling and envoy Jean Kennedy Smith dies
Jean Kennedy Smith, a US envoy who played a key role in Northern Ireland peace process, has died aged 92. Her daughter Ky...
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13 days ago
White House in fresh bid to stop Bolton book
White House in fresh bid to stop Bolton book
The Trump administration is making a last-ditch effort to stop the publication of a damaging new book by a former nation...
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13 days ago
US airline passenger removed for not wearing mask
US airline passenger removed for not wearing mask
American Airlines has removed a passenger from a flight after he refused to wear a face covering in compliance with its ...
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13 days ago
Australia police probe arrest of Aboriginal man
Australia police probe arrest of Aboriginal man
Police in South Australia have launched an investigation after an officer was filmed appearing to strike an Aboriginal m...
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15 days ago
South Africa leader's shame over murders of women
South Africa leader's shame over murders of women
South Africa's president says it has been a "dark and shameful week" for his country following a surge in violence again...
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17 days ago
US military chief sorry for joining Trump walk
US military chief sorry for joining Trump walk
The top US military officer says he was wrong to have joined President Donald Trump during his controversial walk to a d...
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20 days ago
Columbus and Confederate statues torn down in US
Columbus and Confederate statues torn down in US
Statues of Confederate leaders and the explorer Christopher Columbus have been torn down in the US, as pressure grows on...
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20 days ago
Police arrested after woman dragged by motorbike
Police arrested after woman dragged by motorbike
Three police officers in Kenya have been arrested after one of them was filmed apparently dragging a 21-year-old woman t...
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20 days ago
Hit US band change name over slave-era links
Hit US band change name over slave-era links
Chart-topping US pop group Lady Antebellum have changed their name to Lady A because Antebellum has connotations with th...
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20 days ago
'Stop the pain', Floyd's brother tells US Congress
'Stop the pain', Floyd's brother tells US Congress
The brother of the African American man whose death in police custody has sparked global protests, has urged the US Cong...
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21 days ago