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Rwandan genocide suspect sent to UN court in The Hague

A United Nations court in the Netherlands says that an 87-year-old Rwandan arrested in France has been transferred to its custody

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Tensions between EU and Turkey escalate over Erdogan insults

Tensions between the European Union and Turkey have risen further after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said French President Emmanuel Macron needed mental health treatment

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Greece, Turkey wrangle over military games in eastern Med

Greece has denounced Turkey’s plans to carry out a maritime military exercise on Oct. 28, a Greek national holiday, just hours after NATO’s secretary general said both countries had called off wargames on each other’s national holidays

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French doctor warns his country has 'lost control' of virus

A French doctor warns that his country has “lost control of the epidemic,” a day after health authorities reported more than 52,000 new coronavirus infections

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Pakistan's PM asks Facebook to ban Islamophobic content

It comes a day after Imran Khan accused French President Emmanuel Macron of "attacking Islam".

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Syria war: 'Russian air strikes kill dozens' in Idlib

More than 50 people reportedly die in the attack, which puts at risk a ceasefire in the area.

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Turkey's Erdogan urges boycott of French goods

Ties between Turkey and France worsen in a row over secular values and radical Islam.

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China's Ant Group could raise close to $35 billion in what would be the largest public share offering in history

China's Ant Group could raise close to $35 billion in what would be the largest public share offering in history

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Merkel's party puts off choice of new leader for 2nd time

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has delayed for the second time a decision on who will become its new leader

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Japan rejects nuclear ban treaty; survivors to keep pushing

Japan says it will not sign a U.N. treaty that bans nuclear weapons and does not welcome its entry into force next year, rejecting the wishes of atomic bomb survivors in Japan who are urging the government to join and work for a nuclear-free world

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Covid: Italy brings in sweeping new coronavirus measures

Gyms, pools, cinemas and theatres are closed, while restaurants and bars cut short their table service.

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Philippines recalls ambassador who allegedly mistreated maid

Officials say the Philippines’ ambassador to Brazil has been ordered to return home to face investigation after video surfaced allegedly showing her physically mistreating her Filipino house helper

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Syrian opposition spokesman and war monitor say airstrike on a training camp in western Syria kills over 50 fighters

Syrian opposition spokesman and war monitor say airstrike on a training camp in western Syria kills over 50 fighters

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Lithuania swings to the center-right as opposition wins vote

A center-right coalition in Lithuania, led by the conservative Homeland Union, is headed back to power after eight years in the opposition after winning the most votes in a weekend parliamentary runoff

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Airstrike in northwestern Syria kills over 50 rebel fighters

A Syrian opposition spokesman and a war monitor say an airstrike on a training camp in the last rebel enclave in northwestern Syria has killed over 50 fighters

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Crew safe, 7 detained after UK special forces raid tanker

The operator of an oil tanker that was stormed by British naval special forces after a group of stowaways threatened violence says all the crew members are “safe and well."

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German business confidence slips after 5 months of rises

A survey shows that German business confidence has declined for the first time after five consecutive months of increases as coronavirus infections rebound across Europe

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Welsh citizens have mixed opinions as country enters second lockdown

Wales has imposed a so-called 'firebreak' lockdown for two-weeks during which almost everyone is required to stay at home. Under the new rules pubs, bars, restaurants, gyms and all non-essential shops have been forced to close. CNN's Nina dos Santos reports.

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Women on Qatar flight received 'inappropriate' treatment after abandoned baby found at Doha Airport

A group of women on a recent Qatar Airways flight received "grossly inappropriate" treatment after an abandoned baby was discovered at Hamad International Airport, according to the Australian Government.

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China's top leaders meet to plan next five years as coronavirus rebuilding begins

China's top leaders are meeting behind closed doors in Beijing on Monday to map out their economic and political agenda for the next five years, as the ruling Communist Party looks to capitalize on its containment of the coronavirus epidemic.

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