Record 120 mn people forcibly displaced globally: UN
A staggering total of 120 million people are living forcibly displaced by war, violence and persecution, the UN said Thursday.
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Record 120 mn people forcibly displaced globally: UN
Boston Celtics on brink of NBA title after 106-99 win over Mavericks
Celtics go 3-0 up after another dominant show against Mavericks.
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Boston Celtics on brink of NBA title after 106-99 win over Mavericks
Ten Hag to remain as Manchester United boss
United finished eighth in the Premier League -- their lowest placing since 1990.
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Ten Hag to remain as Manchester United boss
Kroos hoping for 'cheesy' career end with Euro win
Kroos is set to retire after the European Championship.
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Kroos hoping for 'cheesy' career end with Euro win
Biden's son convicted on all charges in gun case
The White House has said there would be no presidential pardon for Hunter Biden.
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Biden's son convicted on all charges in gun case
New government formed in restive Haiti
Conille served as Haiti's premier for a short period in 2011-2012, and was until recently regional director for UN aid agency UNICEF.
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New government formed in restive Haiti
Singapore Airlines offers Sh1.3m to passengers hurt by turbulence
A British man died and several other passengers and crew onboard flight SQ321 from London suffered skull, brain and spine injuries during the terrifying high-altitude ordeal.
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Singapore Airlines offers Sh1.3m to passengers hurt by turbulence
Wreck of missing Malawi VP's plane found: military source
Malawian searchers have found the wreckage of a plane that was carrying Vice President Saulos Chilima, a military source said Tuesday.
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Wreck of missing Malawi VP's plane found: military source
Malawi's Vice President Saulos Chilima killed in plane crash
No survivors in Malawi VP's plane crash: president.
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Malawi's Vice President Saulos Chilima killed in plane crash
Blinken in Israel to push ceasefire plan for Gaza
Blinken's visit is part of a drive by the United States to secure a ceasefire in the eight-month war between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas.
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Blinken in Israel to push ceasefire plan for Gaza
39 migrants dead after boat sinks off Yemen: UN agency
A boat carrying more than 200 migrants sank off Yemen, leaving at least 39 dead in the latest disaster on the perilous migration route from Africa, a UN agency said Tuesday.
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39 migrants dead after boat sinks off Yemen: UN agency
N. Korea sends more balloons as Kim's sister warns of 'new counteraction'
Seoul's military said the North had sent more than 300 trash-carrying balloons overnight, but that the winds had not worked in Pyongyang's favour.
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N. Korea sends more balloons as Kim's sister warns of 'new counteraction'
US resumes aid deliveries to Gaza from temporary pier
The United States has resumed aid deliveries to Gaza from a temporary pier, the country's military said Saturday, after the structure suffered storm damage and underwent repairs in a nearby port.
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US resumes aid deliveries to Gaza from temporary pier
India's Modi to take oath alongside coalition allies
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to be sworn in Sunday for a third term after worse than expected election results left him reliant on coalition partners to govern.
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India's Modi to take oath alongside coalition allies
Texas towns try to close roads to abortion-seekers
Abortion is illegal statewide in Texas, but residents in the city of Amarillo want to go a step further banning even the use of the city's roads by people seeking the procedure elsewhere.
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Texas towns try to close roads to abortion-seekers
World Bank projects Kenya's economy to slow amid huge public debt
The World Bank report comes just a week before Ruto’s government is due to present its budget to parliament on June 13.
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World Bank projects Kenya's economy to slow amid huge public debt
Israel says strike on UN Gaza school killed 17 militants
Israel's army said on Friday it had killed 17 militants the day before in an air strike on a UN school in central Gaza, raising its previous toll from nine.
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Israel says strike on UN Gaza school killed 17 militants
Cash into solar outstrips other power sources
Governments worldwide are raising spending on clean energy production to reduce the carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels that are driving deadly climate change.
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Cash into solar outstrips other power sources
Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal among favorites for Euro 2024
The 39-year-old, playing for Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia, made his tournament debut back at Euro 2004.
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Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal among favorites for Euro 2024
Mexico's president-elect Sheinbaum: a 'tough opponent' for US?
The left-wing former Mexico City mayor apparently plans to be "a tough opponent" for Washington, said Duncan Wood, an expert at the Mexico Institute think tank in the United States.
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Mexico's president-elect Sheinbaum: a 'tough opponent' for US?
WHO: First human case of H5N2 bird flu died from multiple factors
A man infected with H5N2 bird flu, the first confirmed human infection with the strain, died from multiple factors, the WHO said on Friday, adding that investigations were ongoing.
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WHO: First human case of H5N2 bird flu died from multiple factors
Desperation rises in search for trapped Nigerian miners
Desperation rose on Friday as Nigerian rescuers worked by hand to dig out around 20 trapped miners, with fears they may not survive after four days buried in a collapsed pit.
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Desperation rises in search for trapped Nigerian miners
Strikes on Russian-held Ukraine kill 26: occupation authorities
Ukrainian strikes on parts of the Russian-held Lugansk and Kherson regions killed 26 people and injured dozens more on Friday, occupation authorities said.
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Strikes on Russian-held Ukraine kill 26: occupation authorities
Slovakia begins EU vote in wake of PM shooting
Slovakia on Saturday opened its polling stations in EU-wide elections, under the shadow of last month's shooting of Prime Minister Robert Fico.
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Slovakia begins EU vote in wake of PM shooting
Hamas says more than 200 killed as Israel rescues four Gaza hostages
Hamas says more than 200 killed as Israel rescues four Gaza hostages
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Hamas says more than 200 killed as Israel rescues four Gaza hostages
Egypt gets 'positive signs' from Hamas on Gaza truce: report
Cairo has been engaged along with fellow mediators Doha and Washington in months of negotiations for a ceasefire
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Egypt gets 'positive signs' from Hamas on Gaza truce: report
Kagame to face two challengers in Rwanda vote
President Paul Kagame will face two challengers in next month's election
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Kagame to face two challengers in Rwanda vote
Japan lawmakers probe UFO security 'threat'
Although the phenomenon is often associated with little green men in the popular imagination, it has become a hot political topic in the United States.
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Japan lawmakers probe UFO security 'threat'
UN chief 'strongly condemns' Myanmar military attacks on civilians
This week the AA said junta troops had killed more than 70 civilians in a raid on Byain Phyu village, north of the state capital Sittwe.
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UN chief 'strongly condemns' Myanmar military attacks on civilians
Samsung workers in South Korea stage first strike: union
Samsung Electronics is one of the world's largest smartphone makers and also one of the only companies globally to produce high-end memory chips.
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Samsung workers in South Korea stage first strike: union
India's Modi thanks coalition MPs for 'complete' support
Modi's BJP secured just 240 seats in parliament, well down from the 303 it won five years ago and 32 short of a majority on its own.
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India's Modi thanks coalition MPs for 'complete' support
More than 1 in 4 children under age 5 face 'severe' food poverty: UNICEF
Of those affected, 181 million are experiencing severe food poverty, eating from at most two food groups.
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More than 1 in 4 children under age 5 face 'severe' food poverty: UNICEF
Unemployment rate nearly 80 per cent in Gaza: UN
The war in Gaza has seen the unemployment rate in the besieged Palestinian territory surge to nearly 80 per cent, the United Nations said Friday.
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Unemployment rate nearly 80 per cent in Gaza: UN
WHO confirms first fatal human case of H5N2 bird flu
The 59-year old died on April 24 after developing fever, shortness of breath, diarrhoea and nausea.
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WHO confirms first fatal human case of H5N2 bird flu
US lawmakers urge YouTube to restore Hong Kong protest song
The 32 videos remain accessible to users outside Hong Kong.
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US lawmakers urge YouTube to restore Hong Kong protest song
Sudan committee says 'up to 100' killed in village attack
A paramilitary attack on a central Sudan village has killed "up to 100" people, a local pro-democracy activists' committee said Thursday.
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Sudan committee says 'up to 100' killed in village attack
Italy fines Meta over data use, account transparency
AGCM fined Meta 3.5 million euros ($3.8 million) for a lack of transparency in its use of data.
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Italy fines Meta over data use, account transparency
Cash is king: Charles III banknotes enter circulation
British banknotes bearing the image of King Charles III entered circulation for the first time on Wednesday.
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Cash is king: Charles III banknotes enter circulation
Spain joins S. Africa's Gaza case at UN top court
Spain said on Thursday that it will join South Africa's case at the UN's top court in which Pretoria has accused Israel of "genocide" in the Gaza Strip.
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Spain joins S. Africa's Gaza case at UN top court
India's Modi readies for third term after securing coalition
Modi's Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which had ruled for the past decade with an outright majority, had been expecting another landslide win.
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India's Modi readies for third term after securing coalition
Gachagua to get repurposed police chopper for official duties
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Ngugi Wa Thiong'o: Ruto's taxes mirror colonial times
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Burial of woman in spousal attack stirs memories of mother's fate
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Healthcare dealt a blow as budget slashed by Sh11b
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