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China’s missiles ‘imitating North Korea’ says Taiwan

Taiwan has accused China of imitating North Korea by firing missiles into the sea around the island. China launched 11 ballistic missiles into waters around...

First grain ship out of Ukraine cleared to sail to Lebanon

The first grain ship to depart Ukraine since Russia invaded has arrived in Turkish waters and completed inspections, Ankara says. Carrying 26,000 tonnes of corn,...

China could make show of force if Pelosi visits Taiwan says US

The White House has warned that China may respond to Nancy Pelosi's mooted visit to Taiwan with military provocations. This could include firing missiles near...

Top US judge mocks world leaders over abortion ruling

A conservative member of the US Supreme Court has mocked world leaders who criticised last month's ruling that overturned American abortion rights. Justice Samuel Alito,...

Two ex-officers sentenced in George Floyd murder

Two former Minneapolis police officers who assisted in the fatal arrest of George Floyd have been sentenced on federal civil rights charges. J Alexander Kueng...

Tunisia Voters give president near unchecked power

Tunisia has voted to hand sweeping new powers to the country's president, in a move that critics say risks the return of authoritarian rule...

Japan executes Akihabara mass murderer, say reports

Japan has executed a 39-year-old man who killed seven people in Tokyo in 2008 during a stabbing rampage. Tomohiro Kato committed one of the most...

Russia charges Ukrainian armed forces members with crimes against humanity

Moscow has charged 92 members of the Ukrainian armed forces with crimes against humanity, the head of Russia's investigative committee has said. Alexander Bastrykin told...

New York reports first case of Polio in nearly a decade

A young adult in New York has become the first US resident in nearly a decade to contract polio, state health officials say. The unnamed...

CIA chief says no intelligence that Putin is in bad health

There is no intelligence that Vladimir Putin is unstable or in bad health, the director of the CIA has said. There has been increasing unconfirmed...

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