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Top adviser to Ukraine president survives assassination bid

At least 18 bullets hit the car of Serhiy Shefir, one of President Volodymyr Zelensky’s closest allies.

Suriname’s vice president inserted himself into a pro soccer match. He’s 60.

Suriname Vice President Ronnie Brunswijk is 60 years old. He suited up for the soccer team he owns on Tuesday night.

Clowns lurked outside schools to promote a speech academy. Horrified parents called the police.

The organization behind the stunt in Singapore has promised it will never happen again.

Pope jokes he is ‘still alive’ despite some bishops wishing him dead

The pope's post-surgery joke marked a frank acknowledgment of the forces within the church who are at odds with him.

China Evergrande veers toward default — and a $300 billion global shock

Despite a pledge to pay some debts due this week, the massive property developer is teetering on the brink of collapse.
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Germany’s Merkel makes final campaign push for stumbling political heir

Armin Laschet has campaigned poorly, threatening Merkel’s legacy.

Kim Jong Un shift from nuclear push to economy intensified internal debates in country, report says

The analysis by 38 North offered rare look into splits within Kim’s regime.

Brazil’s health minister tests positive for coronavirus at U.N. General Assembly

Marcelo Queiroga was accompanying a defiantly unvaccinated President Jair Bolsonaro.

A Japanese man threatened a ‘bloodbath’ at a vaccination site. He sent his warning via fax.

Frustrated at losing his job in the pandemic, the man allegedly wrote his missive and sent it with a cover letter titled “Death Threat.”

U.S. preparing to nearly double deportations to Haiti as some returnees decry being shackled

The United States is preparing to nearly double the number of Haitians being deported from Texas starting Wednesday, raising alarm that thousands of cash-strapped migrants will add a new dimension to the humanitarian crisis in a country torn apart by violence, natural disaster and political strife.

'Yes, that was an earthquake’: Australia rocked by rare, powerful temblor

A powerful earthquake struck Australia's southeast, damaging buildings in Melbourne.

What to know about ‘Havana Syndrome’, the mysterious illness affecting U.S. officials around the world

Symptoms linked to Havana Syndrome have now affected rouhgly 200 U.S personnel in multiple countries.

U.K’s Boris Johnson comes to America to push for climate commitments — and make nice with Biden

Johnson will be using a visit to the U.N. General Assembly to prepare the ground for the climate summit he is hosting in November.

Boris Johnson confirms he has six children. This is a big story in Britain.

The prime minister has dodged the question for years.

Family of Harry Dunn, killed British teen, reaches settlement with American driver Anne Sacoolas

The accident that killed Dunn became a diplomatic dispute. A criminal case is still pending.

Gas station clerk in Germany killed by man who felt ‘cornered’ by mask rules, prosecutors say

There are growing fears in Germany about an increasingly radicalizing base of coronavirus deniers and anti-mandate activists.

Sudanese authorities say military coup by remnants of past regime thwarted

People involved in the coup were arrested, according to a statement from the prime minister's office.

Justin Trudeau will lead a minority government — again. What to know about the Canadian election results.

The makeup of Parliament was a near-mirror image of the one that existed when Trudeau called the early vote.

British police identify new suspect in Russian Novichok double-agent poisoning

The announcement comes as the European court of human rights implicated Russia in another political assassination.

Beer, chicken and now carbon dioxide: Why Britain’s shortages keep coming

The chaos was triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit.
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Officials: Many Haitian migrants are being released in US

U.S. officials say many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, undercutting the Biden administration’s public statements that Haitians who enter the country illegally face immediate expulsion
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EU's top diplomat urges Iran to return to nuclear talks

The European Union’s top diplomat has urged Iran to return to talks on its nuclear program while the country’s foreign minister reiterated Tehran’s “willingness to resume negotiations.”
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‘My whole life in a van’: Islanders flee Spanish volcano

A wall of lava up to 12 meters (40 feet) high is bearing down on a Spanish island village following a volcanic eruption
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Italy: Uncle of teen who refused arranged marriage detained

Italian authorities say the uncle of an 18-year-old woman who disappeared months ago after refusing an arranged marriage in Pakistan has been detained on the outskirts of Paris
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Attackers strike Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, 5 killed

Witnesses say attackers have struck Taliban vehicles in an eastern Afghanistan, killing at least two fighters and three civilians in the latest violence since the Taliban takeover of the country in mid-August
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