Most homeless Lesbos migrants head to new camp after fire

Some have resisted entering the new camp fearing they may get stuck there, but a police operation combined with threats to discard the asylum requests of those who refuse has helped to push…

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France reports new daily record in COVID-19 cases

The number of people in France who have died from COVID-19 infections was up by 26, at 31,274, and the cumulative number of cases now totals 442,194.
 

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Hundreds of women detained by Belarus police during protests in Minsk

The march was the latest in a series of all-women protests calling for the strongman to leave following his disputed victory in elections last month.

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Trump pushes for Ginsburg's successor in US Supreme Court 'without delay'

Trump had earlier appointed two conservative judges Neil Gorsuch in 2017 and Brett Kavanaugh in 2018 to the US Supreme Court.

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'Second wave coming': Anti-lockdown protests in London amid surge in COVID-19

The government had earlier in the week announced tighter restrictions in the northeast, northwest, northern and central England amid a spike in cases.

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The UN marks 75th anniversary facing world split by COVID-19

Appearing by video on Tuesday will be Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping, who in the past have let their top diplomats speak for them; and US leader Donald Trump.

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Thai protesters kick off weekend of rallies

Thailand has seen near-daily gatherings of youth-led groups since mid-July demanding the resignation of Prayut, the former army chief behind the 2014 coup, and a complete overhaul of his…

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Two dead, 14 injured in mass shooting in New York's Rochester

Two of the victims, a man and a woman, have reportedly died.

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Senior US diplomat wraps up Taiwan visit as China again flexes muscle

Keith Krach, undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, was the highest-ranking State Department official to visit Taiwan since 1979 when Washington switched…

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Frozen poo, narcissists' eyebrows and alligator studies win spoof 'Ig Nobel' awards

Harvard University's annual spoof on the Nobel Prize awards rewards amusing and often weird scientific discoveries.  

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TikTok files complaint against Trump administration to block US ban

TikTok, which has over 100 million users in the United States, said the ban would "irreversibly destroy the TikTok business in the US."

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Kamala Harris stars in new comic book as birthday gift

The comic titled 'Female Force: Kamala Harris' is set for release on October 21

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Trump accused of offering pardon to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for information on US elections

Rohrabacher, meanwhile, denied Trump being a part of this arrangement and claimed to have acted out of own will in this matter

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Taliban, coronavirus vaccine and US-Canada row: What Trump said in his latest briefing

Trump, who is seeking re-election on November 3, is eager to claim an end to America's longest conflict, and his administration has voiced its intention to use aid as leverage to push for a peace…

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UK PM Johnson says second wave of virus inevitable, new restrictions possible

Britain was reported to be considering whether to impose a new lockdown across the country, after new COVID-19 cases almost doubled to 6,000 per day, hospital admissions rose and infection rates…

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