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France fears new lockdown to contain virus flare-up

President Emmanuel Macron to announce more measures in a televised address this evening.

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France fears new lockdown to contain virus flare-up

Suu Kyi, old guard frustrate young Myanmar politicians

Top party echelons shun those who did not serve time behind bars in fight against former junta.

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Suu Kyi, old guard frustrate young Myanmar politicians

Millions vote as India state polls get under way

Some 70 million people are eligible to vote in Bihar.

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Millions vote as India state polls get under way

Turkey vows legal action over Charlie Hebdo’s Erdogan cartoon

Front-page caricature of today's edition of French satirical weekly mocks president.

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Turkey vows legal action over Charlie Hebdo’s Erdogan cartoon

French auto giant’s sales hold up despite pandemic

PSA records Q3 sales of €15.5 billion, a drop of just 0.8%.

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French auto giant’s sales hold up despite pandemic


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Two dead, 26 missing as Typhoon Molave slams into Vietnam

Authorities relocate 375,000 people to safety, cancel hundreds of flights, close schools, beaches.

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Two dead, 26 missing as Typhoon Molave slams into Vietnam

Sony first-half net profit doubles, forecast revised up

Tech giant cites growth in key sectors, including gaming, and financial factors.

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Sony first-half net profit doubles, forecast revised up

Iran’s Rouhani warns insulting prophet may encourage violence

France president's remarks triggers call to boycott French goods in some Muslim-majority countries.

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Iran’s Rouhani warns insulting prophet may encourage violence

Korean immigrant drama Minari pushes language, acting barriers

Film at centre of push for Hollywood to catch up, embrace ethnic Asian talent sitting on doorstep.

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Korean immigrant drama Minari pushes language, acting barriers

Berlin airport finally opens 9 years late and €5 billion overbudget 

Berlin Brandenburg Airport starts operating during worst travel and economic slump in recent years.   

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Berlin airport finally opens 9 years late and €5 billion overbudget 

Second night of clashes in Philadelphia after police kill Black man

Rioters are also looting stores and businesses.

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Second night of clashes in Philadelphia after police kill Black man

Merkel eyes ‘lockdown light’ to tame virus

Critics however urge the government to impose harsh restrictions to half the Covid-19 spike immediately.

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Merkel eyes ‘lockdown light’ to tame virus

Bolivia’s Morales calls for calm after protesters demand junta

Right-wing groups turn up at barracks calling for army to intervene.

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Bolivia’s Morales calls for calm after protesters demand junta

Melbourne residents enjoy ‘big day’ as curbs lifted

Customers trickle into reopened shops, restaurants and pubs after Australian city records low Covid-19 infections.

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Melbourne residents enjoy ‘big day’ as curbs lifted

Four years on, Trump’s relationship with New York plumbs new depths

Voters, city officials at odds with local-born president threatening scything funding cuts upon re-election.

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Four years on, Trump’s relationship with New York plumbs new depths


Bangkok’s motorcycle cabbies ally themselves with protesters

They transport people to rallies and act as lookouts when there is trouble.

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Bangkok’s motorcycle cabbies ally themselves with protesters

Defence questions Canadian cop who arrested Huawei exec

Constable Winston Yep is being questioned on why he had waited three hours to arrest Meng Wanzhou.

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Defence questions Canadian cop who arrested Huawei exec

Women on 10 flights from Qatar invasively examined

Australia ups ante, as foreign minister tells parliament of many more ‘grossly disturbing, offensive’ searches.

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Women on 10 flights from Qatar invasively examined

Microsoft earnings jump amid pandemic

The tech giant's for the third quarter has risen by 30% compared to the same period last year.

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Microsoft earnings jump amid pandemic

Melania Trump finally hits the stump for her husband

The First Lady of the US rarely campaigns for Donald Trump.

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Melania Trump finally hits the stump for her husband

Unarmed black people 3 times more likely to be shot by US cops, says study

The study shows that native americans are also being shot by law enforcers at a similar rate compared to white people.

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Unarmed black people 3 times more likely to be shot by US cops, says study

US sex cult leader jailed for 120 years

Keith Raniere has been convicted of all seven charges brought against him including sexual exploitation of a minor.

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US sex cult leader jailed for 120 years

US senators seek to declare China ‘genocide’ against Uighurs

The resolution has received bipartisan support.

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US senators seek to declare China ‘genocide’ against Uighurs

Pfizer says Covid-19 vaccine still possible in 2020 despite data lag

The pharmaceutical giant has signed a deal with the US government to provide 40 million doses of the vaccine before year end.

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Pfizer says Covid-19 vaccine still possible in 2020 despite data lag

Dutch lawmakers approve new law to fight virus

Legislation to among others make mask-wearing compulsory, to come into effect by December 1.

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Dutch lawmakers approve new law to fight virus