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(Rick Bowmer/AP)
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Canada’s Supreme Court says Native American can hunt in British Columbia

The ruling in the case of Richard Desautel, a U.S. citizen and member of a tribe in Washington state, could have far-reaching implications for Indigenous groups on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border.

Hunger strikes like Navalny’s are a Russian tradition dating to the czar’s prisons

The painful toll is part of the point: The weakening and wasting of the body shows strength of determination.

Who is Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin critic who has fallen ill in a Russian penal colony?

After three weeks on hunger strike, Russian officials said Monday that he had been moved to a prison hospital.

Navalny signals end to prison hunger strike after access to civilian doctors

A post on Navalny’s Instagram account, which is maintained by allies, said the hunger strike over after 24 days.

Russian troops massed near Ukrainian border begin pullback

The scale of the withdrawal is unclear, but it could ease tensions in the region.

Oscars song contest: The story of Husavik

The tiny town wants a win for its namesake song, featured in Netflix's ‘Eurovision Song Contest.‘

Fire kills patients in second India hospital disaster this week, as coronavirus cases surge to record level

The country’s health infrastructure is bucking under a wave of coronavirus infections.

Biden’s climate summit shows rivalry with U.S. complicates China’s green push

The United States and China are seeking cooperation on climate change, but it’s uncertain how much more ground Xi Jinping is willing to concede.

‘Bunny hugger’: Greta Thunberg trolls Boris Johnson with new Twitter bio

Thunberg changed her Twitter bio after Johnson said tackling climate change was not “some expensive politically correct green act of bunny hugging.”

Missing Indonesian submarine crew members face diminishing survival prospects

Countries expand efforts to find the vessel, whose oxygen supply was expected to run out early Saturday.
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Biden ushers in a new era of climate geopolitics

Numerous world leaders made new pledges to curb emissions and realign their economies to better tackle climate change. But thorny challenges abound.

Lyn Macdonald, acclaimed chronicler of World War I, dies at 91

A former radio producer, she interviewed thousands of veterans for books that made her known as “the recording angel of the common soldier.”

Covid-19 live updates: Reinfection is possible but rare, data from 63 million medical records shows

The possibility of reinfection once raised the specter of a never-ending pandemic. But new study shows the risk is exceedingly rare.

‘Pervasive racism’ found in lack of commemoration for non-White troops fighting in Britain’s wars

Tens of thousands of Black and Asian service personnel who died for Britain may not have been remembered properly.

Outrage in Kuwait after woman is stabbed to death by man she reported repeatedly for harassment

Farah Hamza Akbar filed two police complaints against a man she said harassed and threatened her for more than a year. But that wasn’t enough to keep her safe.

What it means for the United States to recognize massacre of Armenians as genocide

President Biden is expected to recognize the World War I-era mass killings as a “genocide” in an annual Remembrance Day declaration Saturday.

Doctors for jailed Russian opposition leader Navalny urge him to end hunger strike after medical exams

Navalny, who has been on hunger strike for more than three weeks, was taken to a civilian hospital Tuesday for tests.

Jordan to free most of those arrested in alleged plot to destabilize the government

The move comes after their family members beseeched King Abdullah II to release the detainees.

Here’s just how unequal the global coronavirus vaccine rollout has been

Rich countries have done a far better job of obtaining doses of covid-19 vaccines and administering them than lower-income ones.
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EU warns "spark" could set off escalation at Ukraine borders

The European Union’s foreign policy chief says that in the face of the big military buildup of Russian troops near Ukraine’s borders, it will only take “a spark” to set off a confrontation
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India's capital to lock down amid explosive virus surge

New Delhi has imposed a weeklong lockdown to prevent the collapse of the Indian capital’s health system amid an explosive surge in coronavirus cases
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Putin foe Navalny sent to prison hospital amid hunger strike

A lawyer says Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike while behind bars, was moved to a hospital in another prison after his doctor said he could be near death
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Rwanda report blames France for 'enabling' the 1994 genocide

A report commissioned by the Rwandan government concludes that the French government bears “significant” responsibility for “enabling a foreseeable genocide” that left more than 800,000 dead in 1994
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Radical Islamist party frees 11 Pakistani police hostages

Pakistan’s interior minister says an outlawed Islamist political group has freed 11 police it had held hostage in the eastern city of Lahore amid clashes with security forces
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