Venezuela’s Maduro calls on UN to rally against US sanctions

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 03:55
Beleaguered leader urges end to 'coercive measures' while opposition leader calls for 'decisive action' to oust Maduro.
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Pilot whales Tasmania: Rescuing whales in Australia's worst stranding

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 03:54
Nearly 400 whales have died in Australia's worst stranding. Jools Farrell told the BBC how rescuers help those still alive.
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Trump on Meghan Markle: 'I'm not a fan of hers'

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 03:01
The US president spoke out after Prince Harry commented alongside his wife on the looming election.
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Britain finally launches COVID-19 app in England and Wales

Al Jazeera - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 02:52
Launch is four months behind schedule and comes as cases soar to levels not seen since May.
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Westpac bank to pay record Australian fine over laundering breaches

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 02:14
Westpac failed to adequately report 19 million transactions, some allegedly linked to child exploitation.
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'How Ruth Bader Ginsburg personally shaped our lives'

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 00:43
A plaintiff, a student and a politician speak about the late Supreme Court justice's powerful influence.
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Trudeau promises 'ambitious' Canada recovery plan

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 00:43
The plan comes as Mr Trudeau warns Canada is in the midst of a "second wave" of the pandemic.
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Wells Fargo's Charles Scharf apologises over race comments

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 00:42
The head of the US bank apologises for an "insensitive comment reflecting my own unconscious bias".
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Heroes in Harm's Way: Covid-19 show sparks sexism debate in China

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 00:06
A new drama has China asking if women are being written out of its epidemic history.
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Rwandan genocide orphan's 'miracle' WhatsApp reunion

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 00:03
A girl orphaned at two during the 1994 Rwandan genocide finds relatives thanks to social media.
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Alexei Navalny: How his team found Novichok bottle evidence in Tomsk

BBC News - World - Thu, 09/24/2020 - 00:01
Russia's top opposition figure has left hospital but it was his colleagues who gathered the evidence.
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Trump-Nixon letters highlight unique relationship

Al Jazeera - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 23:49
The former US president and Trump exchanged letters in the 1980s, years after Nixon resigned amid the Watergate scandal.
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US firm pleads guilty to paying bribes in Brazil, Venezuela

Al Jazeera - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 23:16
A United States asphalt company has agreed to pay $16.6m in fines for paying bribes to officials.
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Belarus: Mass protests after Lukashenko secretly sworn in

BBC News - World - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 22:44
The opposition describes the inauguration ceremony in the capital Minsk as a "thieves' meeting".
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Exiled Saudi dissidents launch opposition party

Al Jazeera - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 22:17
Group of Saudi dissidents in exile announce launch of an opposition party on anniversary of the kingdom's founding.
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Fed officials stress need for Congress to pony up more COVID aid

Al Jazeera - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 22:17
Several Fed officials on Wednesday said more relief aid from Congress is needed to keep the economic recovery on track.
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California vows to ban sale of new petrol vehicles in 2035

Al Jazeera - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 22:09
US West Coast state to join 15 nations that have set similar goals in order to fight climate change.
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Hunter Biden: Republicans release report on Joe Biden's son

BBC News - World - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 21:57
His work in Ukraine was "awkward" while his father was vice-president but no wrongdoing was found.
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Breonna Taylor: Protests in Louisville after grand jury decision

BBC News - World - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 21:49
Demonstrators gather after the news that one police officer is being charged, but not over her death.
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Rights groups blast Greece for asylum violations

Al Jazeera - Wed, 09/23/2020 - 21:44
Oxfam and WeMove Europe say Greek asylum law makes it deliberately easy to disqualify asylum applicants.
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