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China: Carbon monoxide kills 16 trapped coal miners

3 hours 31 min ago
One survivor taken to hospital after excessively high levels of carbon monoxide kill workers at Chongqing mine.
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Switzerland votes on curbing immigration from EU nations

3 hours 50 min ago
Swiss voters cast their ballots on right-wing proposal to end free movement of workers between Switzerland and the EU.
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Yemen gov’t, Houthis agree to exchange 1,000 prisoners: Sources

4 hours 16 min ago
Sources say the warring sides have agreed to the largest prisoner swap so far in bid to revive peace process.
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Fighting erupts between Armenia, Azerbaijan over disputed region

5 hours 16 min ago
Violence flares up in Nagorno-Karabakh, with militaries from both sides accusing each other for the major escalation.
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The power of smell: Learning to feel through scent

5 hours 35 min ago
My enhanced sense of smell means my olfactory memory bank overflows while other memories are an incomplete painting.
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North Korea warns of tensions during search for shot South Korean

8 hours 4 min ago
Pyongyang says incident should not have happened, South Korea mobilises dozens of naval vessels to find man's remains.
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Yangon under strain as Myanmar coronavirus cases surge

8 hours 51 min ago
Rising case numbers in the country's west quickly spread elsewhere and infection numbers have doubled every week.
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Modi offers India’s COVID-19 vaccine capacity to ‘all humanity’

9 hours 33 min ago
Prime minister says India moving ahead with third-phase trial before mass production as country's cases, deaths surge.
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France’s Macron says Belarus leader Lukashenko ‘has to go’

11 hours 23 min ago
EU refuses to recognise Lukashenko as legitimate president of ex-Soviet republic as Minsk slams foreign intervention.
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Israelis protest against Netanyahu despite coronavirus lockdown

12 hours 42 min ago
Protesters say attempt to block them was one motivation for them coming out on the streets for the 14th week in a row.
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Who is Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s Supreme Court nominee?

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 23:52
A 'brilliant' constitutional scholar, Trump's Supreme Court pick made a name for herself in conservative legal circles.
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Mexico issues new warrants in 2014 students’ disappearance case

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 23:07
Twenty-five arrest warrants for the first time include members of Mexico's military and federal police force.
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‘Wrecking ball’ or ‘nothing to fear’? US reacts to Trump’s pick

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 22:29
Reactions are pouring in about Donald Trump's Supreme Court justice nominee, conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett.
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Trump nominates judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 22:07
If confirmed, US President Donald Trump's pick will swing the country's highest court to a 6-3 conservative majority.
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Does anyone care about the Moria refugees?

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 21:48
Thousands without shelter after fires destroyed Europe’s largest refugee settlement.
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Egypt returns bodies of two Gaza fishermen shot by its navy

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 21:29
The fishermen, who were brothers, were shot off the coast near the southern border town of Rafah.
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Malaysia’s ruling coalition wins Sabah in boost for PM Muhyiddin

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 21:13
Victory in Sabah state likely to strengthen prime minister's position as he faces leadership challenge by Anwar Ibrahim.
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Pacquiao confirms boxing match with MMA star McGregor next year

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 21:12
Philippine boxing icon says part of the proceeds of the boxing match will go to COVID-19 victims in his country.
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In Breonna Taylor’s Louisville, anger fuels demand for change

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 20:52
Protesters chart way forward after US grand jury delivers no murder charges in police killing of unarmed Black woman.
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Several killed in attack on security convoy in northeast Nigeria

Sat, 09/26/2020 - 20:33
The convoy was taking people displaced by an armed uprising back to their homes in Baga, Borno state.
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