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No easy ride for EU-US even with Biden’s francophone team

French-speaking cabinet unlikely to signify much change in Washington’s foreign policy.

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No easy ride for EU-US even with Biden’s francophone team

Hong Kong leader ‘forced to use cash’

HK chief target of US sanctions, remarks spark public backlash.

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Hong Kong leader ‘forced to use cash’

German far right holds congress with ‘hot spot potential’

AfD party courts more controversy with hundreds due to gather at disused nuclear facility.

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German far right holds congress with ‘hot spot potential’

US sanctions Chinese, Russian firms over Iran links

Move to impede Tehran’s missile development efforts, says Mike Pompeo.

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US sanctions Chinese, Russian firms over Iran links

Scottish leader says ‘never been more certain’ of independence

Calls for 2nd referendum after SNP’s overwhelming victory in 2019 general election.

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Scottish leader says ‘never been more certain’ of independence


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Prosecutors to probe into Maradona’s death

Football legend dies at home, no one signs death certificate.

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Prosecutors to probe into Maradona’s death

Iran accuses Israel of killing top nuke scientist

Assassination threatens to escalate tensions between Tehran, Washington, with some warning of major conflict in Mideast.

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Iran accuses Israel of killing top nuke scientist

Blatter, Platini face new fraud probe

Pair originally part of legal procedure opened in 2015 over a 2011 payment of Sfr2 million.

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Blatter, Platini face new fraud probe

Trump loses election challenge in Pennsylvania

Judges say allegations of unfairness not supported by evidence.

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Trump loses election challenge in Pennsylvania

Maradona’s death may trigger inheritance battle

Football legend didn’t leave a will, estate worth around US$90 million.

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Maradona’s death may trigger inheritance battle

Sri Lanka bans Tamil remembrance of war dead

Gotabaya reintroduces prohibition on honoring dead Tamil Tiger rebels.

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Sri Lanka bans Tamil remembrance of war dead

Four to face jury trial over 2016 priest murder

Alleged accomplices to be tried in court reserved for the most serious crimes, say sources.

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Four to face jury trial over 2016 priest murder

UK’s Arcadia mulls ‘contingency’ plans due to virus impact

15,000 jobs reported to be at risk at the group, which owns Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, Miss Selfridge.

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UK’s Arcadia mulls ‘contingency’ plans due to virus impact

Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen rebel sites after Aramco attack

Air strikes target Huthi military camps in Sanaa, Amran and Hodeida, say sources.

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Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen rebel sites after Aramco attack

India’s GDP slumps 7.5%, worst among major economies

Two successive quarters of contraction puts country in ‘technical recession’ for the first time since 1947.

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India’s GDP slumps 7.5%, worst among major economies


Fugitive Philippine rebel chiefs convicted of kidnapping

Benito and Wilma Tiamzon get 40 years’ jail in absentia for holding four soldiers hostage for 75 days in 1988.

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Fugitive Philippine rebel chiefs convicted of kidnapping

Tesla recalls 870 cars in China over defective roofs

Move affects Model X cars produced between March 16 and July 31 in 2016, state regulators say.

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Tesla recalls 870 cars in China over defective roofs

I won’t take virus vaccine, says Bolsonaro

Brazil president says it is his right to not do so.

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I won’t take virus vaccine, says Bolsonaro

UK to impose tougher rules on Google, Facebook

Watchdog will regulate tech giants for better transparency on use of personal data and personalised advertising.

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UK to impose tougher rules on Google, Facebook

Pig guts fly in Taiwan Parliament protest

This follows government’s recent announcement to allow imports of US pork fed with ractopamine from January 1.

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Pig guts fly in Taiwan Parliament protest

Russia says India to produce 100 million doses of Sputnik vaccine

Production expected to start in early 2021.

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Russia says India to produce 100 million doses of Sputnik vaccine

Australia-China relations in freefall

Matters including trade, Covid-19 and alleged espionage are now in dispute between the two countries.

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Australia-China relations in freefall

Germany’s coronavirus infections pass one million

Country reports more than 22,000 new daily cases.

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Germany’s coronavirus infections pass one million

Doctors warn over Delhi's ‘suicidal’ half-marathon

Risk of coronavirus, air pollution should compel athletes to think twice, say health experts.

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Doctors warn over Delhi's ‘suicidal’ half-marathon

HK judges say prison staff wrong to cut dissident’s hair

This is the latest court ruling that has gone against authorities in the city.

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HK judges say prison staff wrong to cut dissident’s hair