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Ukraine welcomes West's discussion of direct intervention, Russia warns against it

February 29 2024
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KYIV (Reuters) - A senior Ukrainian official on Tuesday welcomed talk of European nations sending troops to Ukraine, but the Kremlin said a conflict between Russia and NATO would become inevitable if European members of the alliance sent in troo

Thailand's billionaire ex-PM Thaksin freed on parole

February 18 2024
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BANGKOK (Reuters) -Thailand's convicted former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was released on parole on Sunday, his lawyer said, starting a first day of freedom in his homeland, 15 years after fleeing in the wake of his overthrow by the royal

The Islamic State group poses rising threat in Africa despite progress, UN experts say

February 16 2024
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State extremist group poses a rising threat amid political instability in West Africa and the Sahel and remains intent on carrying out attacks abroad, the U.N. counter-terrorism chief said Thursday.

Indian farmers strike to demand guaranteed crop prices as others attempt to march to New Delhi

February 16 2024
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NEW DELHI (AP) — Farmers blocked highways and held demonstrations in many rural areas in northern India on Friday to protest over a range of grievances that have also led tens of thousands to march toward the capital in tractors and wagons.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi opens stone-built Hindu temple in UAE ahead of India’s elections

February 15 2024
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ABU MUREIKHA, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Middle East’s first traditional stone-built Hindu temple on Wednesday, internationalizing both his reelection campaign and his effort to push secular India

Poland, France and Germany vow to make Europe stronger as fears grow over Russia and Trump

February 14 2024
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PARIS (AP) — The governments of Poland, France and Germany vowed Monday to make Europe a security and defense power with a greater ability to back Ukraine, amid concerns that former U.S. President Donald Trump might return to the White House an

Russia puts leader of NATO member Estonia on a wanted list over removal of Soviet-era monuments

February 14 2024
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TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia’s prime minister has been put on a wanted list in Russia because of her efforts to remove Soviet-era World War II monuments in the Baltic nation, officials said Tuesday as tensions between Russia and the West soar

PEC condemns Myanmar junta for murdering reporter

February 14 2024
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Geneva, 12 February 2024: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, has condemned the murder of Myanmar journalist Ko Myat Thu Tun (alias Phoe Thiha) along with six other political prisoners by the military junta und

Gaza mediators and others warn Israel of disaster if it launches a ground invasion on crowded Rafah

February 11 2024
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RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel’s neighbors and key mediators warned Saturday of disaster and repercussions if its military launches a ground invasion in Gaza’s southern city of Rafah, where Israel says remaining Hamas strongholds are located —

Japan's Dec real wages, household spending fall again

February 06 2024
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's real wages fell for a 21st straight month though at a slower pace, while household spending dropped for a tenth consecutive month, showing that inflation outpaced wage recovery and continued to weigh on consumer spendin

Russia says a plane with Ukrainian POWs crashes, killing all aboard, and accuses Kyiv of downing it

January 25 2024
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A Russian military transport plane crashed Wednesday in a border region near Ukraine, and Moscow accused Kyiv of shooting it down, saying all 74 people aboard were killed, including 65 Ukrainian prisoners of war headed for a swap. Russia offered

More flooding forecast for Australia's northeast as storm in Coral Sea nears cyclone strength

January 23 2024
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BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — A tropical low strengthening over the Coral Sea on Tuesday is forecast to be the second cyclone is as many months to bring destructive winds and more flooding to Australia's northeast coast.

French protesters ask Macron not to sign off on an immigration law with a far-right footprint

January 22 2024
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PARIS (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched in the streets of cities across France on Sunday to call on President Emmanuel Macron not to sign into law tough new legislation on immigration that they say bears the footprint of the far right a

Military ends rescue search for Navy SEALs lost in maritime raid on ship with Iranian weapons

January 22 2024
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The 10-day search to rescue two Navy SEALs lost in the Arabian Sea during a mission to board a ship and confiscate Iranian-made weapons has been ended and the sailors are now considered deceased, the U.S. military said Sunday.

Former Canadian political leader Ed Broadbent, a social democracy stalwart, dies at 87

January 12 2024
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TORONTO (AP) — Ed Broadbent, a social democracy stalwart who helped build up Canada’s leftist New Democratic Party, has died. He was 87.