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

Marcelo Queiroga was accompanying a defiantly unvaccinated President Jair Bolsonaro.

Top adviser to Ukrainian 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’s 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.

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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Mexican government charges against academics criticized

Mexico has so many criminals to deal with that critics are openly wondering why the government has sought to lock up 31 academics, professors and researchers in the country’s top maximum security prison
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Feeling trapped, migrants' fears grow in Mexican border city

An informal camp of migrants is slowly growing along the banks of the Rio Grande
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Researchers detect malaria resistant to key drug in Africa

Scientists have found evidence of a drug-resistant form of malaria in Africa
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Johnny Depp: 'Not one of you' is safe with 'cancel culture'

Taking center stage in a prestigious Spanish film festival to receive a top career award, actor Johnny Depp presented himself as a victim of the “cancel culture” that, he said, has spread across the cinema industry
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Afghan Taliban's new UN envoy urges quick recognition

The Taliban’s newly appointed envoy to the United Nations is urging quick world recognition of the Taliban government and Afghanistan’s new rulers even as the World Health Organization raised the alarm warning of an impending humanitarian disaster in the war-wracked country
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