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China wipes Boston Celtics from NBA broadcasts after Enes Kanter slams Tibet abuses

Chinese social media was filled with a flood of angry fans calling for a boycott.

Putin and Xi look set to disengage as world leaders meet on climate

Low turnout at the COP26 climate summit would also place Britain under the pandemic spotlight once again.

Authors pull out of Frankfurt book fair over presence of far-right groups

Writer and activist Jasmina Kuhnke, who was slated to make an appearance at the fair Friday to promote her debut novel Black Heart, posted a statement on Twitter Monday saying she decided to withdraw after learning that far-right books were being promoted at the event.

How do the U.S. and other countries manage hostage negotiation and ransom payments?

While many states project hardline policies — in practice, it is not so black and white.

Bombs planted on military bus in Damascus kill at least 14, in deadliest attack in years

Soon after the attack, a Syrian military artillery barrage killed at least 13 people in the rebel enclave of Idlib.

Brazilian Senate committee accuses Bolsonaro of crimes against humanity for covid negligence

A lawmaker leading the probe accused the Brazilian president and other officials of making decisions that allowed the coronavirus to spread, resulting in unnecessary deaths.

Health experts want Britain to bring back covid restrictions. The government says: ‘We don’t want to go back.’

There could be "a profound crisis over the next three months" if the government doesn't change course, one expert warns.

A hike through ice caves under Austria’s melting glaciers shows ‘decays’ from climate change

It’s too late to rescue the Jamtalferner glacier in the eastern Alps, scientist Andrea Fischer says, but others still stand a chance.

Mexico is home to millions of illegal American cars. A new amnesty has set off a nationwide debate.

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has offered a mass amnesty to the so-called chocolate cars. Opponents call that a blow to the auto industry — and a boon to organized crime.

Putin to stay home during COP26 climate summit in Glasgow

The Russian president is still expected to attend via video link.

Russia’s Navalny awarded prestigious European human rights Sakharov Prize

The E.U.’s top human rights award went to the Russian opposition leader for fighting “tirelessly against the corruption of Vladimir Putin’s regime,” said E.U. parliament president David Sassoli.

Queen Elizabeth II ‘reluctantly’ accepts medical advice to rest, cancels Northern Ireland visit

The 95-year-old monarch is reported to be in “good spirits” but “disappointed” that she will no longer be able to make the trip and undertake her engagements there.

Border arrests have soared to all-time high, new CBP data shows

Authorities took more than 1.7 million migrants into custody during the 2021 fiscal year, according to unpublished data obtained by The Post.

Volcano on Japan island erupts, sending smoke and ash miles high into the sky

Climbers who were on Mount Aso when ash and lava streamed out during a volcanic eruption have come down safely.

North Korea’s new sub-launched missile sign of diversifying nuclear arsenal, experts say

The new missile appeared to be a tactical weapon showing its readiness to confront Japan and South Korea, as well as the U.S.

Chinese city hunts for North Korean defector facing deportation who escaped from prison

Zhu Xianjian, who was apprehended by Chinese authorities within two days of crossing the border, faced deportation after his prison sentence and possible torture upon return to North Korea.

With aid slow to enter Afghanistan, public health facilities are turning many patients away

One of Kabul’s busiest hospitals has had to say no even to patients with high-risk pregnancies.

Britain’s Royal Mint to turn trash to treasure by recovering gold from discarded electronics

The coin maker is working with a start-up to mine cellphones and laptops at scale for the precious metals embedded within.

Poland triggers an existential crisis for Europe

A senior E.U. official cast Poland's gambit as Europe’s Jan. 6 moment, a brazen assault on the legal and political consensus that unites the continental bloc.

Edita Gruberova, dazzling operatic soprano, dies at 74

Born in Bratislava, she reigned over world opera stages for decades, thrilling audiences with her shimmering pianissimos and vocal pyrotechnics.
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S Korea prepares test of 1st domestically made space rocket

South Korea is preparing to test-launch its first domestically produced space rocket in what officials describe as an important step in its pursuit of a satellite launch program
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S Korean military to appeal ruling on transgender soldier

South Korea’s military says it will appeal a landmark court ruling that struck down its decision to discharge the country’s first known transgender soldier before she was found dead earlier this year
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UN urges leaders in central Africa to help end conflicts

The U.N. Security Council is urging leaders in central Africa’s Great Lakes region to seize the momentum of recent positive political developments to make progress toward ending conflicts and the illegal exploitation of gold and other natural resources
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6 missing, a day after ship capsizes off South Korea

Aircraft and ships are searching off South Korea’s eastern coast for six crew members still missing a day after their fishing ship capsized
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Canadian wins 18th Chopin international piano competition

Bruce (Xiaoyu) Liu of Canada has been named as the winner of the 40,000-euro ($45,000) first prize in the 18th Frederic Chopin international piano competition, a prestigious event that launches pianists’ world careers
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