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Business - Tech
10/5/2022 7:11:04 PM
Elon Musk's sudden about face on a $44 billion agreement to acquire Twitter, reversing an earlier attempt to rescind that offer, came as a surprise even from the mercurial billionaire who loves to shock.

World - Africa
10/5/2022 12:01:13 PM
Within weeks, a famine could be declared in Somalia, affecting more than 850,000 people in two of the country's worst drought-affected areas plus thousands of people in displacement camps.

War in Ukraine - Military
9/29/2022 5:16:18 PM
Russia's effort to conscript 300,000 reservists to counter Ukraine's military advances in Kharkiv has drawn a lot of attention from military and political analysts. But there's also a potential energy angle.

World - International
9/28/2022 1:52:39 PM
Japan and China on Thursday mark the 50th anniversary of the 1972 normalization of their ties, but there isn't much of a celebratory mood. Improved ties between Asia's two biggest economies are considered vital to the region's stability and prosperity, but they remain at odds over disputed East China Sea islands and China's growing military and economic assertiveness in the region.

World - International
9/26/2022 10:02:23 AM
A rare state funeral for Shinzo Abe, the former prime minister who was assassinated in July, has split Japan.

World - International
9/24/2022 2:57:43 PM
Sunday's parliamentary election will determine who governs next in Italy. But it might take weeks before a coalition government is actually in place to run the major industrial economy and key NATO member.

War in Ukraine - Military
9/24/2022 12:22:51 PM
How do American leaders and their allies intend to respond if President Vladimir Putin seeks to escalate his way out of a bad situation on Ukraine's battlefields, and makes good on renewed threats of annexing territory or even using nuclear weapons?

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
9/22/2022 10:16:18 PM
Four occupied regions in Ukraine are set to start voting Friday in Kremlin-engineered referendums on whether to become part of Russia, setting the stage for Moscow to annex the areas in a sharp escalation of the nearly seven-month war.

World - Region
9/22/2022 12:58:11 PM
Protests in Iran following the death of a young woman arrested by morality police could signal "a big change", according to Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, director of Oslo-based NGO Iran Human Rights (IHR).

World - Region
9/21/2022 1:42:09 PM
Protests have erupted across Iran in recent days after a 22-year-old woman died while being held by the morality police for violating the country's strictly enforced Islamic dress code.

World - International
9/20/2022 4:19:42 PM
After two years of virtual and hybrid summits, the world's leaders are reconvening on the river's edge in New York this week at the U.N. General Assembly, an exercise in multilateralism born from the hope for lasting peace that followed World War II.

COP27 - To Know
9/19/2022 4:46:05 PM
Climate change is widely considered as an existential issue for humanity as serious climate impacts are already affecting every continent.

COP27 - To Know
9/19/2022 3:17:00 PM
On behalf of Africa, Egypt will host the the 27th session of the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh in November with the world picking up speed in its race against climate change to limit the rise in Earth's temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius. COP takes place annually in a different host city.

World - International
9/14/2022 9:28:18 PM
Commuters, food producers, refineries and others could all be affected if there is a nationwide rail strike at the end of this week.

World - International
9/14/2022 8:25:43 PM
Border clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan have killed 155 troops on both sides in the largest outbreak of fighting between the neighbors and longtime adversaries in nearly two years, fueling fears of even bigger hostilities.

War in Ukraine - Military
9/12/2022 10:35:26 AM
The forced shutdown of Ukraine's endangered and crippled Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant _ Europe's largest _ significantly reduces the risk of a radiation disaster that has haunted the world for weeks.

World - International
9/10/2022 1:14:06 PM
Charles became king immediately upon the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, on Thursday. He was officially proclaimed King Charles III on Saturday during a ceremony at St. James's Palace in London, and many more formal steps will follow until his coronation, which may not come for months.

World - International
9/10/2022 11:48:07 AM
Sweden is holding an election Sunday to elect lawmakers to the 349-seat Riksdag as well as to local offices across the nation of 10 million people.

War in Ukraine - Economy
9/9/2022 4:56:59 PM
Europe is facing an energy crisis that is squeezing ordinary people's finances and in just a few weeks could mushroom into rolling blackouts and factory shutdowns. Already, many economists say a recession is on the way.

World - International
9/7/2022 3:41:40 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to meet with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, during a visit to the neighbouring Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan this month, in what would be his first overseas visit since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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