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EU Parliament highly critical of golden passport schemes

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 21:06
MEPs left wondering why it was ‘brave journalists’ and not the EU who revealed flaws in passport schemes.
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China slams Canada after report calls Uighur policy ‘genocide’

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 20:52
Canadian parliamentary committee says China's policies in Xinjiang amount to 'genocide' against Muslim Uighur minority.
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Ahead of US election, Europe eyes an ally in climate change fight

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 20:25
Experts say results of upcoming United States election will be critical in setting the course for global climate action.
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Twitter and Facebook bosses ordered to testify by GOP senators

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 19:39
US social media giants limited spread of a suspect news report on alleged dealings of Democrat nominee Joe Biden's son.
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American Voter: Matthew Pinna

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 19:02
Al Jazeera asks the same key questions about the presidential election to voters across the United States.
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Polish court allows stricter abortion law, sparking outcry

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:58
Chief justice says legislation allowing abortion of malformed fetuses was 'incompatible' with the constitution.
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Mexico and US reach water deal before Saturday deadline

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:48
Mexico reaches deal to supply water to the US under a 1944 treaty, averting a looming Saturday deadline.
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US home sales and jobless claims underscore rising inequality

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:30
Millions of Americans are being left behind by an economic recovery that is deepening inequality.
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France: Teacher’s killer in ‘contact’ with fighter in Syria

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 18:18
Source close to the case says 18-year-old who beheaded Samuel Paty was in close communication with a fighter in Syria.
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Libya: UN condemns arrest of media authority chief

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:44
UN Support Mission denounces 'unlawful arrest' of Mohammed Baayou after he spoke out against Islamist groups in Tripoli.
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Rights group condemns Egypt’s mass executions

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:23
Human Rights Watch calls Egypt's killing of 49 prisoners in 10 days 'outrageous'.
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China threatens retaliation over US-Taiwan arms sale

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:12
China says US move sends 'a very wrong signal to separatist forces advocating for Taiwanese independence'.
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Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 16:07
Departing from the Vatican's doctrinal office, the pontiff says LGBTQ people should be protected by civil union laws.
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Bitcoin soars to new 2020 high on PayPal shift to crypto

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 15:52
Bitcoin, the largest digital coin, soars after PayPal announced that it would allow customers to use cryptocurrencies.
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Obama to hit campaign trail for Biden: US election live news

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 15:51
The former president, a valuable asset for the Democratic party, will hold his first in-person event of the campaign.
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US stocks drift higher despite fading hopes for stimulus deal

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 15:50
The clock is ticking for Washington to pass a new fiscal aid package before November 3 elections.
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Payment24 CEO: Criminal in the US, service provider to Iran

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 15:44
Payment24’s former CEO is going to prison for helping Iranians conduct financial transactions many take for granted.
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Outrage in Nigeria after peaceful protesters shot at: Live news

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 15:24
Unrest spreads in Lagos a day after witnesses, rights groups say soldiers fired at crowd of protesters.
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The protests in Thailand are making history

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 15:21
For the first time in decades, people are openly defying the authority of the monarchy.
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‘Moria 2.0’: Groups slam conditions at replacement refugee camp

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 14:54
Concerns rise for thousands of refugees in new shelter ahead of winter, after a huge fire reduced Moria to ashes.
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