G7 backs Biden's plan to loan $50B to Ukraine, using Russian-frozen assets
G7 announced that it would provide Kyiv with tens of billions of dollars in loans that will be paid back to Western allies using interest income from Russian-frozen assets.
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G7 backs Biden's plan to loan $50B to Ukraine, using Russian-frozen assets
Haiti's PM hospitalised days after being chosen to lead country
Haiti's newly selected Prime Minister, Garry Conille, was hospitalized late Saturday in the capital of Port-au-Prince, an official told The Associated Press.
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Haiti's PM hospitalised days after being chosen to lead country
Turkey imposes 40pc tariff on vehicle imports from China
Turkey will impose a 40 per cent additional tariff on imports of vehicles from China to halt a possible deterioration of its current trade balance and protect domestic automakers.
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Turkey imposes 40pc tariff on vehicle imports from China
Four construction workers killed in Dadaab
Gunmen in northern Kenya fatally shot four construction workers at a hospital site near a refugee camp and the border with Somalia where a militant group is active, police said Saturday.
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Four construction workers killed in Dadaab
Israel rescues 4 hostages, kills 200 Palestinians in accompanying assault
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will not give in to terror after Israeli troops rescued four hostages Saturday who had been held by Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.
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Israel rescues 4 hostages, kills 200 Palestinians in accompanying assault
Who are the hostages freed by Israeli forces?
The four captives rescued by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip on Saturday had been abducted from a desert rave near the border during Hamas' wide-ranging assault into Israel on October 7.
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Who are the hostages freed by Israeli forces?
Ukraine, Russia exchange drone attacks, killing dozens in Russia-held areas
Ukraine and Russia exchanged airstrikes early Saturday with Russia suffering casualties as Ukraine's drone attacks on the Russian-held Kherson and Luhansk regions left at least 28 people dead.
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Ukraine, Russia exchange drone attacks, killing dozens in Russia-held areas
Protesters form red line around White House, calling for end to war in Gaza
Protesters formed a symbolic red line around the White House on Saturday, calling for an end to the eight-month Israel-Hamas war in Gaza
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Protesters form red line around White House, calling for end to war in Gaza
US WWII veteran marries 96-year-old bride near Normandy's D-Day beaches
World War II veteran Harold Terens, 100, and his sweetheart Jeanne Swerlin, 96, proved that love is eternal as they tied the knot Saturday inland of the D-Day beaches in Normandy, France.
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US WWII veteran marries 96-year-old bride near Normandy's D-Day beaches
US lawmakers call for scrutiny of NewsBreak app over Chinese origins
Three U.S lawmakers have called for more scrutiny of NewsBreak, a popular news aggregation app in the United States, after Reuters reported it has Chinese origins.
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US lawmakers call for scrutiny of NewsBreak app over Chinese origins
At hallowed WWII battleground, Biden makes case for unity on Ukraine
A day earlier, Zelenskyy attended D-Day commemorations and had emotional meetings with U.S. veterans of that 1944 battle.
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At hallowed WWII battleground, Biden makes case for unity on Ukraine
Blinken to head back to Middle East on Sunday
U.S Secretary of State Antony Blinken is heading back to the Middle East on Sunday in hopes of persuading Israel and Hamas militants to accept a cease-fire agreement.
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Blinken to head back to Middle East on Sunday
UN: Casualties in Ukraine in May highest in nearly a year
A senior UN humanitarian official expressed concern Friday about rising casualties in Ukraine, saying the toll in May was the highest in nearly a year.
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UN: Casualties in Ukraine in May highest in nearly a year
Crisis unfolding in Sudan as internally displaced nears 10 million
The International Organization for Migration warns that the number of internally displaced people in Sudan soon will top 10 million, as conflict and acute hunger spread throughout the country.
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Crisis unfolding in Sudan as internally displaced nears 10 million
Study: California wildfire smoke linked to over 52,000 deaths in a decade
Pollution from wildfires led to the deaths of more than 52,000 people in a decade in California, according to a new study Friday that analyzed the health effects of long-term exposure to smoke.
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Study: California wildfire smoke linked to over 52,000 deaths in a decade
China defends Ukraine stance ahead of Switzerland peace summit
China is pushing back against criticism by Zelenskyy this week, denying claims it is pressuring countries not to attend next weekend’s peace conference in Switzerland.
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China defends Ukraine stance ahead of Switzerland peace summit
Turkish diplomat's visit to Uyghur region in China raises concerns
Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan tweeted about fulfilling his long-held dream of visiting Urumqi and Kashgar in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in western China.
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Turkish diplomat's visit to Uyghur region in China raises concerns
No agreement in Africa on proposed merging of economic groups
Presidents and finance ministers from eleven central African countries have failed to agree on merging three economic blocs.
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No agreement in Africa on proposed merging of economic groups
S.African opposition parties holding crunch talks on the ANC's unity plan, but deep rifts remain
South African opposition parties were meeting Friday and will continue crunch talks into next week to consider ANC's offer to become part of a government of national unity.
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S.African opposition parties holding crunch talks on the ANC's unity plan, but deep rifts remain
Meet Claudia Sheinbaum, Mexico's first female president
Claudia Sheinbaum is from a Jewish family and is one of three children. During the 1930s, her grandparents fled Nazi aggression, leaving Bulgaria for Mexico.
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Meet Claudia Sheinbaum, Mexico's first female president
Mediators urge Israel, Hamas to finalize peace deal
The mediators of the war in Gaza on Saturday called on Israel and Hamas to finalize the deal outlined by U.S. President Joe Biden.
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Mediators urge Israel, Hamas to finalize peace deal
Congressional leaders invite Israel's Netanyahu to deliver address at the US Capitol
Congressional leaders have invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to deliver an address the Capitol, a show of wartime support for the longtime ally.
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Congressional leaders invite Israel's Netanyahu to deliver address at the US Capitol
Zelenskyy attends security meeting, seeks support for Ukraine peace summit
Zelenskyy is attending the Shangri-La Dialogue security conference where he will try to raise support from Asia-Pacific countries for the Ukraine peace summit.
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Zelenskyy attends security meeting, seeks support for Ukraine peace summit
South Africa's ANC loses its 30-year majority in landmark election
South Africa’s liberation party, the governing African National Congress, has lost its parliamentary majority for the first time after a historic election blow.
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South Africa's ANC loses its 30-year majority in landmark election
India's mammoth election draws to an end
Millions of Indians voted Saturday in the last phase of India’s mammoth election that will decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi secures a third consecutive term in office.
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India's mammoth election draws to an end
US military completes major exercise in Africa, works on partnerships
High-ranking military officials from the U.S. and its top African allies watched intently as dust and flames shot up from pieces of the Sahara Desert hit by tank and artillery fire.
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US military completes major exercise in Africa, works on partnerships
Uganda tackles yellow fever with new travel requirement, vaccination campaign
Uganda has rolled out a nationwide yellow fever vaccination campaign to help safeguard its population against the mosquito-borne disease that has long posed a threat.
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Uganda tackles yellow fever with new travel requirement, vaccination campaign
US-sanctioned ex-officer among Iranian candidates to replace Raisi
U.S-sanctioned former Revolutionary Guards commander Vahid Haghanian is among the candidates who registered Saturday to become Iran's next president after death of Ebrahim Raisi.
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US-sanctioned ex-officer among Iranian candidates to replace Raisi
Africa's cholera crisis worse than ever
Extreme weather events have hit parts of Africa relentlessly in the last three years, with tropical storms, floods and drought causing crises of hunger and displacement.
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Africa's cholera crisis worse than ever
Ruto declares ironclad support for Haiti
Ruto also addressed criticisms surrounding the cost of his recent U.S. trip.
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Ruto declares ironclad support for Haiti
Closing arguments set for Tuesday in Trump's hush money trial
Closing arguments are set for today in the New York hush money criminal trial of Trump, the last chance for his defense lawyer to convince a 12-member jury that he is innocent.
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Closing arguments set for Tuesday in Trump's hush money trial
Poland fleshes out details of plan to beef up eastern border
Poland fleshed out details on Monday of "East Shield," a 10 billion zloty ($2.55 billion) program to beef up defenses along its eastern border with Belarus and Russia.
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Poland fleshes out details of plan to beef up eastern border
Biden says each generation has to 'earn' freedom, in solemn Memorial Day remarks
President Joe Biden marked Memorial Day with a pledge that the country would continue the work of the nation's fallen toward creating a more perfect union
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Biden says each generation has to 'earn' freedom, in solemn Memorial Day remarks
Poland's president seeks release of Polish traveler sentenced to life in Congo
Polish President Andrzej Duda has spoken on the phone with Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi to try to obtain the release of a Polish traveler who was sentenced to life in prison.
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Poland's president seeks release of Polish traveler sentenced to life in Congo
Netanyahu: Deadly Israeli airstrike in Rafah was 'tragic mistake'
Netanyahu said it was a “tragic mistake” that an attack targeting Hamas militants in the southern Gaza city of Rafah killed 45 Palestinians sheltering in a refugee camp.
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Netanyahu: Deadly Israeli airstrike in Rafah was 'tragic mistake'
Zelenskyy urges allies to allow Ukraine to use Western longer-range weapons inside Russia
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged Western allies Monday to allow Kyiv to strike military targets inside Russia with Western-supplied longer-range weapons in self-defense.
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Zelenskyy urges allies to allow Ukraine to use Western longer-range weapons inside Russia
Diplomat: Russia moving closer to delisting Afghanistan's Taliban as terrorist group
A senior Russian diplomat says Russia’s foreign and justice ministries have told President Vladimir Putin that Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban “can be removed” from the list of terrorist organizations.
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Diplomat: Russia moving closer to delisting Afghanistan's Taliban as terrorist group
Papua New Guinea landslide buried more than 2,000 people, government says
Papua New Guinea's massive landslide three days ago buried more than 2,000 people, as treacherous terrain and difficulties transporting aid lowered hopes of finding survivors.
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Papua New Guinea landslide buried more than 2,000 people, government says
EU partners with Kenya to prosecute suspected maritime crime suspects
Kenya has agreed to help the European Union in dealing with maritime crime suspects in the region, amid a rising threat from pirate activity and attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels.
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EU partners with Kenya to prosecute suspected maritime crime suspects
Pres Raisi's helicopter caught fire after crash, no sign of attack
The helicopter carrying Iran's late President Ebrahim Raisi caught fire soon after it crashed into a mountain and there was no sign it was attacked, state media reported.
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Pres Raisi's helicopter caught fire after crash, no sign of attack
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