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  • At least 83 people have died in the wake of Hurricane Ian, which tore through the US state of Florida this week, according to a report Sunday. The tropical storm brought flooding and destruction to southwest Florida, mostly affecting Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach and Cape Coral. Tallied by NBC News, ...

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  • Iran and the US have held "intensive talks" in recent weeks mediated by a regional country regarding a prisoner swap and the release of Iran's frozen assets abroad, according to Nour News late Saturday. The news agency affiliated with Iran's top security body said the release of prisoners will ...

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  • The death toll from a stampede and riot at a football game in Indonesia rose to 174, a government official said on Sunday. After supporters of the losing home team stormed the pitch in the East Java province on late Saturday, officers fired tear gas to disperse them, triggering the stampede and ...

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  • At least 127 people were killed when police used tear gas to break up fights at an Indonesian football stadium Saturday, according to authorities. Most of the victims were trampled to death when supporters of home team Arema FC and rival Persebaya Surabaya clashed late Saturday after the host lost ...

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  • Kuwaiti opposition groups secured nearly 60% of the seats in the 50-seat National Assembly, according to the final results of early parliamentary elections announced on Friday. According to the results, only 23 members of the previous parliament managed to keep their seats in the new parliament, ...

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  • Germany's chancellor on Thursday announced plans for a €200 billion ($196 billion) fund to protect consumers and companies from high energy costs. Speaking at a news conference via video link, Olaf Scholz said: "The German government will do everything in its power to bring prices down." He ...

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  • Russian natural gas shipments to China via the Power of Siberia pipeline, which halted for maintenance, have now resumed, Russian energy company Gazprom confirmed in a statement Friday. Gazprom temporarily suspended gas flow through the pipeline that carries Russian gas to China due to ...

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  • Hurricane Ian left a deadly and destructive path in its wake as it barreled through Florida on Thursday and is now targeting the US states of South Carolina and Georgia as a Category 1 storm. Thousands of residents are in need of emergency rescue, with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announcing more than ...

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  • A suicide bomber blew himself up at an educational center in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least 19 people and injuring 28 more on Friday morning. The suicide bomber targeted students at the Kaaj educational institution in the Dasht e Barchi neighborhood at 7:30 a.m. local time (0300GMT). ...

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  • The BBC announced Thursday that it would cut 382 jobs as part of wider staff reductions to BBC World Service. “High inflation, soaring costs, and a cash-flat licence fee settlement have led to tough choices across the BBC, and the BBC’s international services need to make a saving of ...

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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin signed decrees early Friday recognizing the so-called independence of the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions of Ukraine captured by the Russian army. Referendums on joining Russia were held between Sept. 23-27 in the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics, ...

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  • Hurricane Ian ripped into the Florida Gulf Coast on Wednesday with 150 mile (241 kilometer) per hour sustained winds, leaving flooding and destruction in its wake. Ian made landfall on Cayo Costa Island Wednesday afternoon as a powerful Category 4 hurricane, but even though it has been downgraded ...

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  • Pope Francis said on a recent trip to Kazakhstan that it is a mistake to call the conflict in Ukraine the Russia-Ukraine war, since in reality, it is a world war, the Vatican said Wednesday. According to news outlets close to the Vatican, the Pope met with some Jesuit priests during his visit to ...

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  • European countries continue to worry over soaring energy costs ahead of the winter. The energy crisis has put Slovakia’s economy at risk of “collapse,” the country’s prime minister said in an interview published Wednesday. Eduard Heger told the Financial Times that ...

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  • Danish authorities confirmed Wednesday that more than half of the gas in the damaged Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 pipelines has escaped into the atmosphere. The Danish Energy Board expects gas flow from the pipelines to end on Sunday. "Half of the gas is out, and we expect the pipes to be ...

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  • Russian authorities have opened an “international terrorism” case over the recent Nord Stream gas leaks, local media reported on Wednesday. Officials will investigate the incident as an “act of international terrorism,” according to Russian media reports. Three leaks have ...

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  • Hurricane Ian made landfall on Wednesday near Florida's southwestern Cayo Costa state park as an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm, the National Hurricane Center announced. Ian is packing maximum sustained winds of 150 mph (241 kph), down slightly from 155 mph (249 kph) winds recorded just ...

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  • The Baltic Pipe natural gas pipeline was officially opened Tuesday at a ceremony in Szczecin, Poland. Polish, Norwegian and Danish leaders attended the ceremony for the launch of the gas transmission system, which they hope will end Poland and Europe's dependency on Russian gas. Norwegian Minister ...

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  • The UN's political chief said Tuesday that Russian-backed referendums in Ukraine's occupied territories are "not a genuine expression of popular will" or "legal" under international law. "Unilateral actions aimed to provide a veneer of legitimacy to the attempted acquisition by force by one State ...

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  • The daughter of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was arrested Tuesday evening for allegedly "inciting riots" in the wake of the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody. A report by the semi-official Tasnim news agency said Faezeh Hashemi was arrested by a security agency for ...

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  • NATO follows with “great concern” reports from the Baltic Sea on leaks in the Russian Nord Stream gas pipelines, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday. Stoltenberg asserted that it is “extremely important to get all the facts on the table” and therefore NATO ...

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  • Facebook parent company Meta announced Tuesday that it removed a coordinated electronic campaign originating in China that sought to influence US politics ahead of November's midterm elections. The China-origin "small network" was detected across multiple social media platforms, including Facebook, ...

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  • Voting concluded Tuesday in the so-called Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) on a referendum, with 99.23% choosing reunification with Russia, according to the final results approved by the DPR’s Central Election Commission, Russia’s state news agency Tass reported. Shortly before the ...

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  • The British pound plunged to a record low against the US dollar on Monday morning, just 19 days after Prime Minister Liz Truss and her government took office. For many economists and politicians, the blame lies squarely with the new government and its tax cuts, which stand to benefit high earners ...

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  • Japan on Tuesday held a state funeral to honor its former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who was assassinated in July during an election campaign. The decision to hold the state funeral also triggered protests around the event venue set up in a park near the Nippon Budokan Hall in Tokyo, where over 700 ...

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  • Edward Snowden's recently-granted Russian citizenship may expose the former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor to conscription in to Russia's military, the US said on Monday. State Department spokesman Ned Price said Snowden "makes him subject to any Russian decrees that may come down, ...

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  • Much of Florida is bracing on Monday as Hurricane Ian continues to gather strength in the Caribbean ahead of making landfall on the US state's west coast later this week. The storm has already been classified as a Category 1 hurricane, and it is expected to "rapidly" strengthen on Monday, according ...

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  • NASA successfully crashed a spacecraft into an asteroid Monday night in an effort to one day save the Earth. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) was streamed live by the US space agency to show the world its planetary defense test in the event an asteroid heads on a collision course with ...

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  • Germany's economic sentiment has decreased significantly in September and the country is "slipping into recession," the Munich-based Ifo Institute for Economic Research said on Monday. The Ifo Business Climate Index dropped to 84.3 points in September from 88.6 points in August, it said, adding ...

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  • Italy’s far-right leader Giorgia Meloni claimed victory early Monday in the country’s general elections. In her first speech after the vote, Meloni said Italians have sent a “very clear message” that they want a “center-right government led by the Brothers of Italy ...

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