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Mar 07, 2021

Pope performs mass for thousands in northern Iraq
Pope Francis performed a mass for 10,000 people in a stadium in Erbil, northern Iraq, on the final day of his historic visit to the country, in which Christians are an embattled minority. The Pope also visited towns which had been subjected to the rule of ISIL and urged a message of peaceful coexistence between religions.

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Mar 07, 2021

Biden should reverse 'dangerous practice' on Taiwan, China says
Taiwan was "an inalienable part of Chinese territory" and an "insurmountable red line" for Beijing, Wang Yi told a news conference in Beijing.

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Mar 07, 2021

Pope Francis calls for forgiveness in heart of former ISIS 'caliphate'
"How cruel it is that this country, the cradle of civilization, should have been afflicted by so barbarous a blow," the pontiff said in Mosul.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 07, 2021

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gets Covid vaccine shot
"In order to prevent some serious problems, this injection is very, very helpful," the Dalai Lama said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 06, 2021

Myanmar nun stands between police and protesters
Footage has emerged showing a Catholic nun in Myanmar placing herself between police and protesters. The incident took place a week ago in the northern city of Myitkyina. Speaking to British broadcaster Sky News, Sister Ann Roza Nu Tawng accused security forces of beating and killing dissidents.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 06, 2021

Myanmar faces more protests after U.N. envoy urges action
"We must denounce the actions by the military," said U.N. special envoy for Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener.

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Mar 06, 2021

Italian prosecutor seeks life for Americans accused of killing officer
Maria Sabina Calabretta asked the court to find Finnegan Lee Elder, 21, and Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 20, guilty and to impose Italy's maximum sentence.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 06, 2021

Pope holds historic meeting with Shiite cleric in Iraq, visits Abraham's birthplace
"He has come to help us get to a better day," Iraqi President Barham Salih told NBC News.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 06, 2021

Mexico moves closer to becoming the world's largest legal cannabis market
"We're taking away this beautiful plant from criminals and putting in the hands of retailers and farmers," said former Mexican President Vicente Fox.

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Mar 06, 2021

Protests intensify as Senegalese opposition leader faces rape charge in court
Four people have died in a the violence, said Senegal's Interior Minister Antoine Felix Abdoulaye Diome.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 06, 2021

Feud between British press, Meghan and Prince Harry reaches fever pitch ahead of Oprah interview
Royal interviews are historically rare and the family is scrupulously guarded in what they reveal to the public.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

Pope Francis preaches religious tolerance in Iraq
During the first papal visit to Iraq, Pope Francis called for peace between religions in a country where Christians are often persecuted by groups like al-Qaeda and ISIS.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

Pope Francis laments ‘the disastrous effects of wars' as Iraq trip begins
Speaking at the presidential palace welcome ceremony, the pontiff urged people to overcome their differences and "leave to future generations a better, more just and more humane world."

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

Royal tensions erupt into 'all-out war' ahead of Harry and Meghan's 'liberating' Oprah interview
The week leading up to Prince Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah Winfrey has delivered daily episodes of royal drama.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

Meghan tells Oprah it's 'liberating' to speak out as royal feud continues
The clip was released a day after another 30-second excerpt showed Meghan accusing the royal family of "perpetuating falsehoods" about the couple.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

Stop 'whining,' Bolsonaro tells Brazilians after record Covid deaths
After two straight days of record COVID-19 deaths in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday told Brazilians to stop "whining" and move on.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

Pope Francis begins historic Iraq visit despite security and Covid-19 risks
Hundreds of people had gathered along the airport road with hopes of catching a glimpse of the pontiff's plane touching down.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

Watch: Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad at start of four-day visit
The pope was welcomed by the Iraqi prime minister after touching down in Baghdad at the start of a visit to support Iraqi Christians.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

Australia asks E.U. to stop blocking vaccines after Italy banned AstraZeneca exports
Italy banned a shipment of more than a quarter-million doses of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 shots from leaving the 27-nation bloc for Australia.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

New Zealand wave surge follows tsunami warning after earthquake
A powerful earthquake struck Friday in the ocean off New Zealand, triggering a tsunami warning and leading to wave surges onshore.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

How Pope Francis and Ayatollah Sistani are making history in Iraq
It represents international and interreligious recognition of the Shia school that believes in separation of church and state over Iran's theocracy.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

The historic significance of Pope Francis' trip to Iraq — and its message to Iran
It represents international and interreligious recognition of the Shia school that believes in separation of church and state over Iran's theocracy.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

China proposes teaching masculinity to boys as state is alarmed by changing gender roles
Boys in China traditionally are expected to be strong leaders, get good grades and excel at sports. But the gender balance in China is changing.

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Mar 05, 2021

Fearing 'masculinity crisis' could harm its global rise, China looks to schools
Boys in China traditionally are expected to be strong leaders, get good grades and excel at sports. But the gender balance in China is changing.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 05, 2021

Huge Pacific quake forces thousands to evacuate but tsunami threat passes with little damage
The magnitude 8.1 quake did not appear to cause injuries or major damage because it struck in remote ocean.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

Powerful earthquakes trigger tsunami warning in New Zealand; thousands evacuate
Warning sirens sounded Friday, urging residents around North Island's east coast to evacuate to higher ground after three earthquakes.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

Iran to meet with U.N. technical experts over uranium find
"It is obvious for everybody that all these matters need to have some resolution," said International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

'All-out war': Feud with Harry and Meghan marks notable break from royal tradition
The week leading up to Prince Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah Winfrey has delivered daily episodes of royal drama.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

'All-out war': Public feud with Harry and Meghan marks notable break from royal tradition
The week leading up to Prince Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah Winfrey has delivered daily episodes of royal drama.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

The Sussexes vs. 'The Firm': Royal tensions erupt into 'all-out' media war
The week leading up to Prince Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah Winfrey has delivered daily episodes of royal drama.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

Hong Kong's vanishing freedom on the agenda as China's annual congress begins
China's rubber-stamp parliament will propose ways to "improve" the electoral system to ensure there are "patriots governing Hong Kong," the body's spokesperson Zhang Yesui said Thursday.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

'I come as a pilgrim,' pope tells people of Iraq
Pope Francis sent a message of hope and reconciliation to his "brothers and sisters" in Iraq ahead of his historic visit to the country.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

Thousands pay tribute to slain student, killed by police during Myanmar protest
Thousands of mourners gave defiant, three-fingered salutes as the body of Kyal Sin, a university student shot dead by police, was driven through the streets of Mandalay.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

Myanmar protesters march again, undaunted by bloodiest day since coup
Security forces dramatically escalated their response to protests against the military takeover, with at least 38 people thought to have been killed on Wednesday.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

'Pilgrim of peace': Pope Francis heads to Iraq hoping landmark trip can foster friendship
"I long to meet you, see your faces, visit your land, ancient and extraordinary cradle of civilization," Pope Francis said ahead of his visit.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

The pope, the ayatollah and the hopes of millions: Iraq trip brings risks — and rare promise
"I long to meet you, see your faces, visit your land, ancient and extraordinary cradle of civilization," Pope Francis said ahead of his visit.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

Gunfire mars reunion of abducted schoolgirls with families
Security forces shot live ammunition as people gathering outside the school in northwestern Nigeria where some of the students kidnapped last week were being reunited with their families.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

Death of South Korea's first transgender soldier spurs calls for change
Byun Hui-su was discharged last year for undergoing gender reassignment surgery.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 04, 2021

Prince Philip has 'successful' heart procedure, will remain in hospital
Philip, 99, was first admitted to a London hospital last month after feeling unwell.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

Man found guilty of using van to kill 10 pedestrians in Toronto
The judge refused to address the defendant by name. He used a van to kill 10 pedestrians, mostly women, in a 2018 attack.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

‘The state of Israel is under attack': Netanyahu on ICC investigation
The International Criminal Court decision to look into alleged war crimes was welcomed by the Palestinian Authority and by Hamas, while the Israeli Prime Minister condemned it as "undiluted anti-Semitism and the height of hypocrisy."

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

At least 8 injured in 'suspected terrorist crime,' Swedish police say
Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven condemned the "terrible act."

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

China poses 'biggest geopolitical test' for the U.S., Secretary of State Blinken says
China is the only country with enough power to jeopardize the current global order, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a speech Wednesday.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

Watchdog: Pentagon wasted millions on Italian planes later sold as scrap, no one held accountable
Neither a former U.S. general involved in the project nor the firm that sold the flawed planes has been held accountable, says a watchdog report.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

ICC prosecutor to open formal probe into war crimes in Palestinian Territories
"In the end, our central concern must be for the victims of crimes, both Palestinian and Israeli," said Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

Rocket attack hits Iraqi air base hosting U.S.-led coalition troops
Pope Francis is due to visit Iraq on Friday in the first-ever papal trip to the country.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

Anti-coup protesters resist increasingly violent crackdown in Myanmar
In Yangon, Myanmar's biggest city, demonstrators came under fire as they opposed the month-long military coup.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

Meghan hits back at bullying claims as Oprah interview raises royal tensions
"She is determined to continue her work building compassion around the world," a spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said of Meghan.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

Fly you to the Moon? Japanese billionaire seeks 8 people for space voyage
Known for his high spending on art and sports, Yusaka Maezawa is no stranger to publicity stunts.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

Japanese billionaire seeks 8 people to join crew for trip around the moon
Known for his high spending on art and sports, Yusaka Maezawa is no stranger to publicity stunts.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

Myanmar police open fire on anti-coup protesters, killing at least 9
"They marched towards us and fired tear gas, marched again and used stun grenades," Si Thu Maung, a protest leader in the central town of Myingyan said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

Japanese billionaire seeks crew members for voyage around the moon
Yusaku Maezawa launched a search for eight people to join him as the first private passengers on a trip around the moon with SpaceX's new spacecraft.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 03, 2021

Rocket attack hits Iraqi airbase hosting U.S.-led coalition troops
Pope Francis is due to visit Iraq on Friday in the first-ever papal trip to the country.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

U.S. sanctions Russia over Navalny poisoning, says intelligence shows Kremlin was responsible
The coordinated sanctions are a response to the Kremlin's poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent arrest and detention.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

Police fire on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar's largest city
Video released by an independent media organization in Myanmar showed police firing on unarmed protesters in Yangon. It was not known what ammunition was being used nor if there were any casualties.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

U.S. sanctions Russia over Navalny poisoning, says intel shows Kremlin responsible
The coordinated sanctions come in response to the Kremlin's poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent arrest and detention.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

Biden administration announces $125M military aid package for Ukraine
Ukraine is locked in a costly struggle with Russia. Former President Trump was impeached for allegedly withholding aid to pressure the country to investigate the Bidens.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

Suspected new Banksy artwork appears on jail wall
A new mural appeared on the side of a former jail in Reading, England, showing a prisoner escaping down a rope made of bedsheets tied to a typewriter.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

Myanmar's neighbors press for Suu Kyi's release, restoration of democracy
At least 21 people have been killed since the coup, which Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said was a "tragic" step back for Myanmar.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

Sharks that glow in the dark? Scientists discover luminous deep-sea predators
Among the three glowing sharks, the kitefin shark is now the largest-known luminous underwater creature.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

The ocean's 'twilight zone': Scientists discover giant luminous shark in the deep sea
Among the three glowing sharks, the kitefin shark is now the largest-known luminous underwater creature.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

Scientists discover giant, luminous deep-sea predator: Sharks that glow in the dark
Among the three glowing sharks, the kitefin shark is now the largest-known luminous underwater creature.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

Watch: Mount Sinabung spews ash a mile high in latest eruption
The rumbling volcano in western Indonesia on Tuesday unleashed an avalanche of scorching clouds down its slopes near the town of Karo.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

Hundreds of kidnapped schoolgirls are 'healthy and happy' after release in Nigeria
All 279 schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria have been released and are "healthy and happy," state authorities said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 02, 2021

Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed
Gunmen abducted the girls on Friday, in the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of students in Nigeria.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Angelina Jolie sells artwork by Winston Churchill for $11.5M
The image of the 12th-century mosque in Marrakech at sunset is a piece of both political and Hollywood history.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Angelina Jolie sells artwork by Winston Churchill for record-setting $11.5M
The image of the 12th-century mosque in Marrakech at sunset is a piece of both political and Hollywood history.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

U.S., E.U. set to impose sanctions on Russia
The coordinated sanctions come in response to the Kremlin's poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent arrest and detention.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Alexei Navalny, leading Putin critic, begins prison sentence
Alexei Navalny, opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, began his two and a half year sentence at one of Russia's notorious prison camps. President Biden is expected to take action against Putin as early as this week.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

WHO: ‘Premature and unrealistic' to think pandemic will end this year
Officials at the World Health Organization say it's "unrealistic" to expect the Covid-19 pandemic to end in 2021, but hospitalizations and deaths can be significantly reduced if the vaccine rollout is successful. The W.H.O.'s director general also admonished rich countries for prioritizing young and healthy people for vaccination, while poor countries struggle to get enough doses.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

'Premature' and 'unrealistic' to expect pandemic to end soon, WHO officials says
"Right now the virus is very much in control," said Dr. Michael Ryan during a briefing.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

U.S. airstrike in Syria on Iranian-backed militia killed one fighter, wounded two, Pentagon says
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group based in London, had said the U.S. raid killed at least 22 fighters.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

U.S. airstrike in Syria on Iranian-backed militia killed one fighter, wounded two, says Pentagon
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group based in London, had said the U.S. raid had killed at least 22 fighters.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Brazil's Indigenous communities mourn elders' deaths and the loss of their knowledge
"To see them go is, in a way, to witness another aspect of the destruction of our people," said Nara Baré, coordinator of COIAB, the largest group for Brazil's Indigenous tribes.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

'Time to take action': Khashoggi's fiancée responds to intel report
"It will haunt him for his life," Hatice Cengiz, Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée, said of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his role in Khashoggi's killing.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Mexico's coronavirus czar is in the hospital with Covid
Epidemiologist Hugo López-Gatell, who is recovering well, has drawn criticism for downplaying the need for masks and for spearheading a strategy of limited testing.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Myanmar court files fresh charges against Aung San Suu Kyi as mass protests continue
The new charges were met with mass demonstrations despite the deadly crackdown over the weekend.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, transfers to another hospital
Prince Philip, 99, was transferred to a different London hospital on Monday, to continue treatment for an infection and to undergo tests for a pre-existing heart condition, Buckingham Palace said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

France's Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail
The 66-year-old, who was president from 2007 to 2012, was convicted for having tried to illegally obtain information from a senior magistrate in 2014.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Exiled by Putin, Kremlin foe says Trump damaged Russians' opinion of America
Khodorkovsky, once believed to be Russia's richest man, also called for President Joe Biden to use targeted sanctions against Putin's inner circle.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Hong Kong protesters defiant as pro-democracy activists appear in court
Protest slogans rang out as about 1,000 people gathered outside a Hong Kong court for the hearing of 47 democracy activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Prince Philip transferred to another hospital for tests, treatment
The longest-serving royal consort was first admitted to hospital on Feb. 16.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Hong Kong activists chant protest slogans as crowds gather for subversion hearing
Many were dressed in black, the color associated with the 2019 anti-government protests

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Watch: Tear gas rains down on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar
After the deadliest day yet in a monthlong series of protests demanding a return to democracy, riot police in Myanmar fired tear gas at demonstrators in Yangon.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Prince Harry tells Oprah he feared 'history repeating itself' over press scrutiny
"I'm just really relieved and happy to be sitting here talking to you with my wife by my side," he said in a clip released ahead of a TV interview.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Prince Harry tells Oprah he worried royal history would repeat itself
"I'm just really relieved and happy to be sitting here talking to you with my wife by my side," he said in a clip released ahead of a TV interview.

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Netanyahu accuses Iran of attacking Israeli-owned cargo ship
Without offering any evidence, Netanyahu told Israeli public broadcaster Kan that "it was indeed an act by Iran, that's clear."

MSNBC Int'l News
Mar 01, 2021

Revamped Miss Germany contest won by 33-year-old mother of two
Anja Kallenbach, 33, was crowned Miss Germany in a revamped contest which organizers say focused on a woman's conviction and personality rather than her looks.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 28, 2021

Protesters shot dead in Myanmar police crackdown
A police crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Myanmar left at least 18 people dead Sunday. Footage uploaded to social media showed police firing live rounds at protesters, who have been marching for weeks against a military coup.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 28, 2021

Dozens of pro-democracy activists detained as police crack down in Hong Kong
"I hope everyone won't give up on Hong Kong ... (and) fight on," activist Sam Cheung told reporters Sunday before entering a police station.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 28, 2021

Full Trudeau Interview: 'We all need to work together' on climate, economics and Covid
In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks working with President Biden, climate change and the fight against Covid-19.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 28, 2021

Putin is like a mafia godfather, Russian dissident tells NBC News
In an exclusive interview with NBC News' Bill Neely, leading Putin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky explained what the Russian president was hoping to achieve by hounding Alexei Navalny and then likened Putin to being the head of a crime syndicate.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 28, 2021

From industrial giant to Covid hotspot: London suburb's past haunts pandemic response
"In some respects this is a story of the poor working class, who have been left to fend for themselves," a local leader said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 28, 2021

At least 5 dead as Myanmar police intensify crackdown on protests
"If they push us, we'll rise. If they attack us, we'll defend. We'll never kneel down to the military boots," one protester said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 28, 2021

At least 7 dead on bloodiest day of Myanmar protests against coup
"If they push us, we'll rise. If they attack us, we'll defend. We'll never kneel down to the military boots," one protester said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 28, 2021

At least 11 dead on bloodiest day of Myanmar protests against coup
"If they push us, we'll rise. If they attack us, we'll defend. We'll never kneel down to the military boots," one protester said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 28, 2021

At least 18 killed in Myanmar on bloodiest day of protests against coup
"If they push us, we'll rise. If they attack us, we'll defend. We'll never kneel down to the military boots," one protester said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 27, 2021

Huge iceberg breaks off Antarctic ice shelf
A chunk of ice 20 times bigger than Manhattan has broken off the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica. Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey first detected cracks in the shelf ten years ago.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 27, 2021

WWII veteran received military guard of honor at funeral after raising millions for Britain's health service
Captain Tom Moore, who passed away from Covid-19 at the age of 100 having raised millions of pounds for Britain's health service during the pandemic, was given a military guard of honor at his funeral. The WWII veteran catapulted to international fame after he started fundraising by walking laps of his garden.

MSNBC Int'l News
Feb 27, 2021

'I told you I was old': Funeral held for 'Captain Tom' who raised millions for U.K. health service
With a mischievous wit and steely determination, he raised public spirits and was hailed a national hero in the United Kingdom.

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