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May 26, 2022

Strong quake shakes southern Peru, but no report of victims
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.2 earthquake has shaken southern Peru, though there are no immediate reports of damage or injury

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May 26, 2022

Spanish court dismisses Shakira appeal in tax fraud case
A court in Spain has dismissed Colombian singer Shakira's appeal in a tax fraud case

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May 26, 2022

Palestinians: Israel deliberately killed Al Jazeera reporter
The Palestinian Authority says its investigation into the shooting death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh proves that she was deliberately killed by Israeli forces

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May 26, 2022

China reiterates opposition to new UN sanctions before vote
China has reiterated its opposition to new sanctions against North Korea

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May 26, 2022

Congo's M23 rebels attack military base in country's east
Congo military officials said that the M23 rebels closed in on a major military camp in the country's east after days of fighting the army

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May 26, 2022

Kevin Spacey charged in UK with 4 counts of sexual assault
British prosecutors have charged actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men

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May 26, 2022

US urges Yemen's Houthis to free US Embassy's local staff
The United States is urging Yemen's Houthi rebels to release all U.S. Embassy local staffers they had detained, following the death of one of them after seven months in captivity

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May 26, 2022

Yemen officials: Grenade kills 5 shoppers at fish market
A hand grenade thrown at a crowded fish market in Yemen's southern port city of Aden has killed at least five civilians

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May 26, 2022

World leaders ‘horrified' by ‘murder of innocent children' in Texas
The Uvalde, Tex., elementary school shooting is the latest in a U.S. epidemic, as gun violence in many other developed countries is far less common.

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May 26, 2022

Ex-leaders call for global anti-corruption court to tackle Putin, more
Forty-two former presidents and prime ministers added their signatures to a growing list that calls for the creation of an International Anti-Corruption Court.

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May 26, 2022

Body of American man pulled from Rome's Tiber River
Italian police say the body of a 21-year-old American man was pulled from the Tiber River on Thursday

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May 26, 2022

'Positive' signs but no breakthrough after talks with Sweden and Finland, says Turkish official
Swedish and Finnish delegations are in Turkey to discuss Ankara's concerns about their NATO membership bids.

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May 26, 2022

At Davos, climate activists say major issues ignored
Climate activists are reflecting on discussions during this week's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

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May 26, 2022

China pushes Pacific deal, as Australia scrambles to repair regional ties
Australia's foreign minister is in Fiji as her Chinese counterpart travels the region offering a 10-nation trade and security deal.

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May 26, 2022

Hospital fire kills 11 infants in Senegal as outrage builds over neglect
The flames tore through Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh Hospital in the city of Tivaouane, northeast of the capital, Dakar.

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May 26, 2022

Taliban morality police tighten their grip on Afghan women
Enforcers from the Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice are expanding their reach into all aspects of Afghan society.

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May 26, 2022

Russians face prospect of Soviet-style shortages as sanctions bite
In aviation, a lack of crucial parts could ground much of the country's fleet and make flying a game of "Russian roulette."

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May 26, 2022

Russians look to Iran for lessons on life under long-term sanctions
In a matter of months, since the invasion of Ukraine, Russia has outstripped Iran as the country under the most sanctions.

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May 26, 2022

Scientists try to bring Australian ‘tiger' back from extinction
"When people say, 'Didn't we learn anything from Jurassic Park?' — well, it's very different bringing back a velociraptor to a thylacine," lab leader Andrew Pask said.

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May 26, 2022

Ukrainian fighters take to electric bikes in the war against Russia
The militaries of Australia, New Zealand and Norway have also tested electric bikes for reconnaissance and patrol.

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May 26, 2022

Stranded in their own homes: Portraits of Shanghai's lockdown
Residents in Shanghai have been counting down the days until June 1 when authorities are expected to lift lockdown measures that have left citizens confined at home and in quarantine centers for almost two months. Shanghai-based photographer, Raul Ariano, documented the experiences of the city's residents by photographing friends and acquaintances remotely through video calls.

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May 26, 2022

At the United Nations, what about the war in Ukraine?
Some diplomatic observers say the lack of U.N. action to halt the war in Ukraine illustrates flaws embedded decades ago.

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May 26, 2022

‘No time to lose': Top Chinese official sounds alarm over economy
Li Keqiang issued the stark warning as the economy stalled under pressure from multiplying covid restrictions and shrinking demand.

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May 26, 2022

Lebanese spy chief says U.S. wants his help freeing Americans in Syria
Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim said he received an invitation to the White House soon after President Biden met with the parents of journalist Austin Tice.

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May 26, 2022

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Moscow says Black Sea ports to open; Zelensky warns against appeasing Putin
Russia could soon make a direct assault on Severodonetsk, one of the largest eastern cities still under Ukrainian control.

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May 26, 2022

WHO members condemn Russia, warn its voting rights could be stripped
Ukraine's successful resolution raises the possibility that Russia could be suspended from the assembly if attacks on hospitals and clinics continue.

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May 25, 2022

Germany: Fake doctor gets life in prison for patient deaths
A German court has sentenced a woman who posed as a doctor to life in prison for causing the deaths of several people she treated

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May 25, 2022

Bulgaria: Bodies found outside cemetery, funeral agent held
Authorities in Bulgaria said Wednesday that the bodies of seven people were discovered outside a cemetery near the capital

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May 25, 2022

1.1 million Afghan children could face severe malnutrition
The United Nations says that in Afghanistan, 1.1 million children under the age of 5 will likely face the most severe form of malnutrition this year as increasing numbers of hungry, wasting-away children flow into hospital wards

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May 25, 2022

Lebanese general renews mediation over missing US journalist
The head of a mission that assists hostages says a Lebanese security chief has met U.S. officials in Washington as part of mediation between Washington and Damascus for the release of an American journalist missing in Syria

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May 25, 2022

Seoul: N Korea fires suspected ICBM and 2 other missiles
South Korea says one of the three weapons North Korea test-launched into the sea was a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile

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May 25, 2022

UN official urges world not to forget Rohingya refugees
The head of the U.N. refugee agency has urged the international community not to forget more than 1 million Rohingya refugees who are living in sprawling camps in Bangladesh after fleeing from neighboring Myanmar

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May 25, 2022

UN says Yemen warring sides meet on reopening Taiz roads
Yemen's warring sides are meeting for talks on reopening roads in Taiz and other provinces as the United Nations pushes to extend a two-month cease-fire ahead of a looming deadline

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May 25, 2022

Uganda criminally charges leader of protests over prices
Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has been criminally charged by authorities who accuse him of inciting violence with his efforts to stage street protests against rising commodity prices that the government largely blames on the war in Ukraine

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May 25, 2022

Turkish FM makes rare visit to Israel as nations mend ties
Turkey's foreign minister has visited Israel as part of ongoing efforts to improve ties between the two countries

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May 25, 2022

Ukraine war brings an unusual moral edge to Davos
For Davos regulars, more accustomed to talking about global interconnectedness than geopolitical ruptures, it's a strange new world.

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May 25, 2022

The mosque at the center of India's battle over religious identity
A 17th century mosque in Hinduism's holiest city has emerged as the latest flash point in the escalating struggle between the country's Hindu nationalists and its Muslim minority.

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May 25, 2022

Putin made ‘big strategic mistake,' NATO chief says
The eastern city of Severodonetsk remains under Ukrainian control but is being pummeled by nearby Russian forces that are "destroying the city completely," a local official said.

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May 25, 2022

Defiant Pakistani ex-PM Khan urges followers to banned rally
Pakistani police have fired tear gas and scuffled with stone-throwing supporters of ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan ahead of their planned marches toward central Islamabad

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May 25, 2022

North Korea fires suspected ICBM after Biden's Asia trip
The test came hours after the president concluded a trip reinforcing U.S. alliances with South Korea and Japan.

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May 25, 2022

World leaders ‘horrified' by ‘murder of innocent children' in Texas shooting
The Uvalde, Tex., elementary school shooting is the latest in a U.S. epidemic, as gun violence in many other developed countries is far less common.

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May 25, 2022

U.K. approves sale of Russian oligarch Abramovich's Chelsea soccer club
L.A. Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly and a consortium received a license to acquire the club for $5.3 billion. Abramovich will not receive the proceeds.

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May 25, 2022

U.K. ‘Partygate' report blames No. 10 for boozy lockdown parties
The much-awaited report from civil servant Sue Gray offers details of "excessive alcohol consumption."

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May 25, 2022

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Moscow wants ‘to destroy everything' in Donbas; Finland, Sweden talk NATO in Turkey
Swedish and Finnish delegations are in Turkey to discuss Ankara's concerns about their NATO membership bids.

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May 25, 2022

Ex-leaders call for global anti-corruption court to tackle Putin, others
Forty-two former presidents and prime ministers have added their signatures to a growing list that calls for the creation of an International Anti-Corruption Court.

Washington Post World News
May 24, 2022

German chancellor discusses Ukraine war in South Africa
South Africa's neutral stance on Russia's war in Ukraine was a major topic of conversation as German Chancellor Olaf Scholz meets Tuesday with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, to end his three-nation tour of Africa

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May 24, 2022

Pope offers solidarity to Gaylord, Michigan, after tornado
Pope Francis is offering his condolences and solidarity to the people of Gaylord, Michigan following a deadly tornado

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May 24, 2022

Police shootout at Rio de Janeiro favela kills more than 20
Police in Rio de Janeiro have raided the Vila Cruzeiro favela in an operation that set off a fierce firefight

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May 24, 2022

Monarch butterfly numbers in Mexico rise by 35%
Mexican experts say the number of monarch butterflies that arrived this year to winter in mountaintop forests rose by 35% compared to the previous season

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May 24, 2022

Russia releases jailed Danish Jehovah's Witness, group says
A Danish Jehovah's Witness has been released after spending five years in a Russian prison under Moscow's crackdown on the religious group, the organization says

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May 24, 2022

Seoul: North Korea launches 3 ballistic missiles toward sea
South Korea says North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles toward the sea

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May 24, 2022

Léa Seydoux, once again, rules the Cannes Film Festival
The Cannes Film Festival, yet again, belongs to Léa Seydoux

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May 24, 2022

Ukrainian refugee camp in Mexico's capital to close
Organizers of a camp for Ukrainian refugees who had traveled to Mexico say they will soon close it and discouraged Ukrainians still in Europe from traveling to Mexico as they try to enter the United States

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May 24, 2022

UN calls on Taliban to reverse new rules for girls and women
The U.N. Security Council is calling on Afghanistan's Taliban rulers to "swiftly reverse" their policies and practices restricting the human rights of women and girls

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May 24, 2022

Vaccines bring optimism as COVID cases soar in South America
After a reprieve of months, confirmed cases of COVID-19 are surging in the southern tip of South America

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May 24, 2022

Taliban signs deal to hand control of Afghan airports to UAE company
Facing a spiraling economic crisis, Taliban officials hope the move will encourage new international investment.

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May 24, 2022

Biden visit showcases hardened stances on North Korea
The Biden administration appears to be returning to the Obama-era "strategic patience" of not engaging in North Korea.

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May 24, 2022

Airbnb to close listings in China, where it struggled even before covid
Airbnb was a minor player in the Chinese market. Tujia, a larger competitor, has reportedly offered to take over its listings.

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May 24, 2022

Behind bulletproof shields, Colombian candidates fear for their lives
Front-runner Gustavo Petro could be Colombia's first leftist president. Death threats have led his campaign to take unusual security measures.

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May 24, 2022

Along Ukraine's northern border with Russia, fears of a new invasion
Having beaten back Russian troops, the border guards of Ukraine's Chernihiv region are watching warily as their adversaries again amass troops and equipment.

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May 24, 2022

Executions increased as pandemic rules eased in 2021, report finds
Amnesty International's report found that 579 people were put to death in 2021, a 20 percent increase, compared with the year before.

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May 24, 2022

Hong Kong Catholic church cancels Tiananmen memorial Mass
The church memorials were the last organized marking on Chinese territory of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989.

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May 24, 2022

Kissinger says Ukraine should cede territory to Russia to end war
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Kissinger urged the West to not seek an embarrassing defeat for Russia in Ukraine, warning it could worsen Europe's long-term stability.

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May 24, 2022

As monkeypox panic spreads, doctors in Africa see a double standard
Doctors and infectious-disease experts across the continent have worked to contain monkeypox outbreaks for years. Few seemed to care, or even notice, until people in the West started getting sick.

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May 24, 2022

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Putin made ‘big strategic mistake,' NATO chief says
The eastern city of Severodonetsk remains under Ukrainian control but is being pummeled by nearby Russian forces that are "destroying the city completely," a local official said.

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May 24, 2022

Nations eye vaccines for monkeypox, but WHO says mass immunization not urgent
Health authorities are urging careful assessment before expanding the use of smallpox vaccines to protect against monkeypox.

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May 24, 2022

Putin made ‘big strategic mistake' in Ukraine, NATO chief says in Davos
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen accused Russia of "trying to trample the aspirations of an entire nation with tanks."

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May 24, 2022

Russia, China conduct first joint military drill since Ukraine invasion
Russia and China flew strategic bombers over the Sea of Japan and East China Sea while President Biden was in Tokyo on Tuesday.

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May 24, 2022

Taliban ordered female newscasters to cover up. Men joined in protest.
"We are in a deep grief today," Khpolwak Sapai, deputy director of Afghanistan's ToloNews, said in a Facebook post Sunday, the day after the Taliban's edict went into effect.

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May 24, 2022

Europe accepts Putin's demands on gas payments to avoid more shut-offs
The European Union gives Putin a public relations victory while continuing to fund his war effort in Ukraine.

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May 24, 2022

Trove of damning Xinjiang police files leaked as U.N. rights chief visits China
Michelle Bachelet's trip comes as "Xinjiang Police Files" on the internment of Uyghurs and other minorities in China become public.

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May 24, 2022

The White House keeps walking back Biden's remarks
President Biden regularly makes unscripted, pithy remarks that violate the rules of diplomacy and get a lot of attention. His staff always walks them back — but should they?

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May 24, 2022

Who are the Uyghurs, and what's happening to them in China?
China's crackdown on the Muslim ethnic minority in Xinjiang, explained.

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May 24, 2022

U.S. intelligence document shows Russian naval blockade of Ukraine
Newly declassified U.S. intelligence shows that a Russian naval blockade has halted maritime trade at Ukrainian ports, in what world leaders call a deliberate attack on the global food supply chain.

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May 24, 2022

Monkeypox: Should we be worried?
Today on Post Reports, what to know about monkeypox and how prepared the United States is for future pandemics. Plus, in New Orleans, the return of a beloved Mardi Gras tradition.

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May 17, 2022

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Ukraine abandons defense of besieged steel plant
Sweden signed an application to join NATO, and Finland's Parliament voted to apply. Explosions rocked the Lviv region.

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May 17, 2022

Biden administration to begin easing oil sanctions on Venezuela
The move, which will allow Chevron to begin negotiating with the government of Nicolás Maduro, is aimed at promoting talks between the Venezuelan government and the U.S.-backed opposition.

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May 17, 2022

Ukraine is now the top recipient of U.S. military aid. Here's how it surpassed even Israel and Egypt.
The United States has already committed nearly $4 billion in military aid to Ukraine since the war began.

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May 17, 2022

What happened in Mariupol, the city Russia besieged and captured?
Moscow had issued an ultimatum to Ukrainians remaining in the besieged port city: Surrender by midday and your life will be spared. Here's what to know about Mariupol and the humanitarian catastrophe unfolding there.

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May 17, 2022

Why Russia is struggling in eastern Ukraine, in maps
With no end to the war in sight, these maps explain how terrain, geography and logistics are shaping the battle for key cities.

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May 17, 2022

Ukraine ends bloody battle for Mariupol; Azovstal fighters evacuated
Hundreds of Mariupol's Azovstal steel plant fighters were evacuated to Russian-held territory after Kyiv struck a cease-fire agreement with Moscow.

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May 17, 2022

Inside the global hunt for a culprit in mysterious hepatitis cases
More than 450 cases described as 'extremely unusual because these are healthy children,' mostly under 5.

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May 17, 2022

Hezbollah and allies lose majority in Lebanon's parliamentary elections
Lebanon is in the midst of a crippling economic crisis, and more than a dozen independent candidates won seats.

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May 17, 2022

Biden to lift some Trump-era restrictions on Cuba
The Biden administration is lifting restrictions on Cuba, including some aspects of travel to the island, caps on remittances and the issuance of at least 20,000 immigrant visas annually.

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May 17, 2022

Evacuation of Ukrainian soldiers underway at Mariupol steel plant
Even as Russia secured a victory in Mariupol, it suffered another setback on the global stage, as Sweden ended 200 years of military nonalignment to join Finland in applying for NATO membership.

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May 17, 2022

The Orbanization of America: The U.S. right walks in Hungary's path
To right-wingers in the United States, steeped in anti-liberal grievance, Hungary offers a glimpse of culture war victory and a template for action at home.

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May 17, 2022

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Ukraine ends Mariupol fight; some Azovstal troops taken to Russian-held areas
Sweden signed the country's application to join NATO. Putin downplayed the threat. Explosions in Lviv.

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May 17, 2022

In Australia's quiet climate election, independents could make noise
Natural disasters have pushed concern in Australia about climate change to an all-time high. Yet as the country heads toward a federal election, neither major party is talking much about it.

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May 17, 2022

Ukraine ends bloody battle for Mariupol, evacuates Azovstal fighters
Hundreds of Mariupol's Azovstal steel plant fighters were evacuated to Russian-held territory after Kyiv struck a cease-fire agreement with Moscow.

Washington Post World News
May 16, 2022

Biden to lift Trump-era restrictions on Cuba
The Biden administration is lifting restrictions on Cuba, including some aspects of travel to the island, caps on remittances and the issuance of at least 20,000 immigrant visas annually.

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May 16, 2022

Sweden joins Finland in seeking NATO membership
Putin said Finland and Sweden's entry into NATO did not represent an imminent danger to Russia, but he warned the same would not be true if NATO staged a military buildup in the two countries.

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May 16, 2022

Russia boycott: A list of global campaigns that are underway in support of Ukraine
From vodka to soccer, retailers and international sporting bodies have announced boycotts of Russian goods and benched Russian teams in a symbolic global movement designed to show solidarity with Ukraine.

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May 16, 2022

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Sweden announces NATO bid as Nordic neighbors pledge protection
Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to downplay the development, saying he had "no problems" with the alliance's possible expansion.

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May 16, 2022

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Sweden announces NATO bid as Nordic neighbors express support and pledge protection
The U.S. Senate is expected to advance a $40 billion aid package for Ukraine.

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May 16, 2022

Charles and Camilla visit Canada amid residential schools reckoning
The tour is to "highlight an emphasis on learning from Indigenous peoples." Other royals traveling this year have faced demands for apologies and reparations.

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May 16, 2022

Greece: Chopper pilot jailed for life over UK wife's killing
A Greek helicopter pilot has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his British-Greek wife in their home on the outskirts of Athens and trying to mislead police for weeks by claiming she was killed by intruders in a brutal house invasion

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May 16, 2022

Iraqi merchants struggle on amid series of strong sandstorms
Iraqi merchants say they have no choice but adapt as the latest in an unrelenting series of intense sandstorms swept their country

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May 16, 2022

Jihadi abuses increasing in Burkina Faso, says rights group
The international rights group Human Rights Watch says abuses carried out by jihadis in Burkina Faso are multiplying at alarming rates

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May 16, 2022

Mali withdraws soldiers from regional counterterrorism force
Mali's ruling junta says it will withdraw from the regional counterterrorism force known as the G5 Sahel

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May 16, 2022

Top Kenyan presidential candidate picks female running mate
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Monday chose a former justice minister as his running mate in elections set for August, making her the first-ever female face on a major presidential ticket in the East African country

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