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China: Military flights warn against interference in Taiwan

China says its military drills near Taiwan serve as a stern warning against foreign interference and independence moves in the self-governing island off its east coast

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Amid crisis, Hezbollah 'bank' a lifeline for some Lebanese

As more Lebanese fall into poverty in the country's economic crisis, increasing numbers are turning to the financial arm of the militant Hezbollah group for help

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Climate change: Biggest global poll supports 'global emergency'

More than a million people in 50 countries take part in the biggest poll to date on climate change.

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Farmers back at protest camp after deep challenge to PM Modi

Tens of thousands of farmers who stormed the historic Red Fort on India’s Republic Day are again camped outside the capital after the most volatile day of their two-month standoff left one protester dead and more than 80 police officers injured

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Criminals in Mexico exploit desperation for oxygen canisters

High rates of coronavirus infection have led Mexico to crack down on the illicit trade in oxygen canisters, though thieves are coming up with new ways to defraud families

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California’s Governor Newsom eases Covid restrictions - why now?

The governor has lifted the state’s stay-at-home order as test positivity rates have steadily fallen.

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Coronavirus: AstraZeneca defends EU vaccine rollout plan

The pharmaceutical giant said the late signing of contracts limited time to sort out supply glitches.

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Biden raises election meddling with Putin in first phone call

The Russian leader says his first call with the new US president was "business-like and frank".

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India farmers' protest: Delhi security stepped up after violent clashes

Striking farmers stormed the city's Red Fort and battled police as a demonstration turned violent.

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EU approves more state aid to boost car batteries industry

The European Union has approved 2.9 billion euros in subsidies from 12 member countries to develop a project aiming at developing the electric battery industry

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NIreland leader orders inquiry into homes for unwed mothers

The leader of Northern Ireland has ordered an independent investigation to give voice to the survivors of church-run homes for unmarried mothers and their babies, saying they have been silenced and shamed for too long

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The Kremlin says Russia, US exchange documents to extend the New START nuclear treaty

The Kremlin says Russia, US exchange documents to extend the New START nuclear treaty

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Israeli military chief warns of new plans to strike Iran

Israel's military chief is warning the U.S. against rejoining the Iran nuclear deal even if the Biden administration succeeds in toughening it

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Russia diplomat hails progress in nuclear pact talks with US

A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow and Washington are making quick progress to negotiate an extension of their last remaining nuclear arms control treaty

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Capitol riot: Police chief apologises for pro-Trump riot

Chief Yolanda Pittman told lawmakers the force did not do enough to prepare for "terrorist attack".

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Apple now lets you take a 'walk' with Shawn Mendes and Dolly Parton

It's 27 degrees where I live just north of New York City, but I'm taking a walk up a mountain with pop star Shawn Mendes in Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Unlike me, hands in pockets, mask giving me a little extra warmth, Mendes says hello to the people he walks by, in between reflections about his life in the spotlight.

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How airbag jeans and high-tech vests could make motorbikes safer

Balanced on two wheels without a protective shell, riding a motorbike is far more dangerous than driving a car. In the United States, for example, motorcyclists are about 28 times as likely as car occupants to die in a crash.

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How to figure out where all your money is going

When it comes to managing your finances, you need to know where your money is going.

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Janet Yellen is confirmed as the first female Treasury secretary in US history

Lawmakers confirmed Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary on Monday, making her the first woman in American history to hold the position.

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Europe threatens to restrict vaccine exports after AstraZeneca and Pfizer hit production problems

The European Union is calling out vaccine makers AstraZeneca and Pfizer over delivery delays that could slow its recovery from the pandemic. Officials are even threatening to restrict exports and take legal action as anger mounts.

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