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Iranian Protests Mark the First Anniversary of Mahsa Amini’s Death

Iran witnessed widespread protests on Saturday as people commemorated the first anniversary of the tragic death of Mahsa Amini. The 22-year-old woman passed away while in the custody of Iran's…

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Scottish first minister seeks independence vote

Scotland's first minister has proposed 19 October 2023 as the date for another referendum on independence. Nicola Sturgeon has set herself on a collision course with Downing Street by asking…

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China launches third aircraft carrier, the Fujian

The ship began construction in Shanghai in 2018 and is China’s first…

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Scottish first minister seeks independence vote

Scotland's first minister has proposed 19 October 2023 as the date for…

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Thailand moves forward on civil unions

Country looks set to be first in Southeast Asia to recognise same-sex…

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Taiwan rejects “one country, two systems” model

Taiwan rejects the "one country, two systems" model proposed by Beijing in…

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Warring factions in Sudan to implement a ceasefire

The truce agreement, according to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, was achieved after two days of intensive negotiations and…

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Global military expenditure reaches at $2.24 trillion

Rapid increase in military expenditure attributed to ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict and growing global insecurity, as per prominent think tank. In…

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Wreckage of a WWII ship sunk with 1,000 Australian prisoners found

Tragic fate befalls Japan's SS Montevideo Maru in 1942 as it is sunk by an oblivious US submarine, unknowingly carrying…

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A Lebanese-Canadian professor convicted by a Paris court

Hassan Diab has been convicted in absentia by a Paris court for his alleged role in the 1980 bombing of…

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Russian Jet Accidentally Drops Bomb on City of Belgorod: Russian State Media

Late on Thursday, a Russian Su-34 twin-engine fighter bomber was performing a flight over the city of Belgorod, 40 kilometers…

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NATO Chief Asserts Ukraine’s Membership in Alliance, Unlikely in Near Future

During his visit to Ukraine, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made his strongest remarks yet on the alliance's ties with…

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Sudan’s violence escalates

Neither side shows any willingness to heed appeals from the US, UK, African Union, and Arab states as the death…

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Fighting for power in Sudan leaves at least 56 dead

Sudan's power struggle enters the second day. Explosions and gunfire were heard in Khartoum in the early hours of Sunday,…

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US arrests suspect behind leak of Pentagon documents

Jack Teixeira, a 21-year-old US air national guardsman, is believed to have led an online group where classified files appeared.…

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China begins three days of military drills in Taiwan Strait

PLA announces United Sharp Sword exercises amid Chinese anger over the meeting between Taiwan’s President and US House Speaker. China…

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