Tag: continents and regions
9 months ago
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Chevron Australia workers to restart strikes next week after deal talks falter

Union workers are set to go on strike at Chevron’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in Australia next Thursday,...

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North Korea to ‘expel’ US soldier Travis King, who crossed from South, state media reports

North Korea has decided “to expel” US Army Private Travis King, who crossed into the North from South Korea during a ...

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10 months ago
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Russia seeks to rejoin UN Human Rights Council despite its war on Ukraine

Russia is formally seeking to rejoin the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, nearly 18 months after it was suspende...

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Russian dissident Alexey Navalny’s appeal rejected by Moscow court

A Russian court has rejected an appeal by jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny against a 19-year prison sentence o...

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10 months ago
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China and Europe try to dial down trade tension

China and the European Union have agreed to exchange information on export controls as part of efforts to dial down t...

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10 months ago
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12,000 athletes and a lotus-shaped mega stadium. The Asian Games comes to China

China’s leader Xi Jinping is to declare the Asian Games open at a lotus-shaped mega stadium in Hangzhou on Saturday.

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10 months ago
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Solheim Cup: Emily Pedersen hits incredible hole-in-one, but Team USA leads Team Europe after Day...

Emily Pedersen made a stunning hole-in-one for Team Europe on a thrilling opening day of the Solheim Cup, but it wasn...

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10 months ago
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Ukraine launches missile attack on Russia’s Black Sea Fleet headquarters in Crimea, official says

Ukraine has launched a missile attack on the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, the Russian-appointed governor...

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10 months ago
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Unions in Australia call off strikes at Chevron’s LNG plants

Union workers have called off strikes at liquefied natural gas facilities belonging to Chevron in Australia, ending a...

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10 months ago
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Taiwan hits back at Elon Musk’s claim that it is ‘part of China’

Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has hit back after Elon Musk called the self-ruled island an “integral part of C...

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10 months ago
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North Korea fires ballistic missile as Kim and Putin set to meet in Russia’s Far East

North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile into waters off its east coast Wednesday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs...

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10 months ago
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Kim Jong Un reportedly en route to Russia as Vladimir Putin arrives in Vladivostok for potential ...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to be on a train heading to Russia, multiple South Korean media outlets repor...

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Kim Jong Un and his daughter celebrate North Korea’s 75th anniversary. Xi and Putin send their re...

Kim Jong Un attended a “paramilitary parade” with his daughter to mark the 75th anniversary of North Korea’s founding...

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10 months ago
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Team USA routs Italy, 100-63, to reach FIBA Basketball World Cup semifinals

Team USA bounced back from its shock defeat to Lithuania with a statement trouncing of Italy, 100-63, to reach the FI...

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10 months ago
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Spain women’s soccer team appoints first female coach after predecessor fired amid unwanted World...

The Spanish women’s soccer team appointed its first ever female head coach after her predecessor was fired on the sam...

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10 months ago
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US Open: Path to glory opens up for Coco Gauff as top women’s seeds fall in New York

Monday was a brutal day for many of the US Open’s top women’s seeds, as the number of genuine contenders in New York ...

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11 months ago
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Madison Keys breezes past fellow US star Jessica Pegula to reach US Open quarterfinals

Madison Keys comfortably beat Jessica Pegula in straight sets on Monday to earn a spot in the US Open quarterfinals.

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11 months ago
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Only one third of young South Koreans feel positively about marriage, survey finds

It’s no secret young South Koreans are increasingly shunning marriage and parenthood – the country’s steeply falling ...

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11 months ago
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Two Ugandan men may face death penalty after ‘aggravated homosexuality’ charge

Two men in Uganda are facing separate charges of “aggravated homosexuality,” an offense punishable by death under the...

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11 months ago
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US Open provides the scene for the latest chapter in rivalry between Novak Djokovic and Carlos Al...

The stage is set for another epic showdown between Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz at the US Open which starts on M...

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11 months ago
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US Commerce Secretary Raimondo says stable relationship with China ‘profoundly important’

US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said stable relations between Washington and Beijing are “profoundly important” a...

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11 months ago
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How to watch Simone Biles go for more history at US Gymnastics Championships

Simone Biles is familiar with making history. At 26 years of age, she’s already one of the sport’s greats.

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11 months ago
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IMF chief says Africa must do these three things to increase trade

Africa’s growth has been sluggish in recent years, but IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva believes new opport...

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11 months ago
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President of Spanish government’s sports council says it will take action against Luis Rubiales i...

The president of the Spanish government’s High Council of Sport (CSD) says he will take action against Spanish Footba...

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11 months ago
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Spain’s head coach Jorge Vilda appears to touch female staffer inappropriately during game celebr...

Video has emerged that Spain head coach Jorge Vilda appearing to inappropriately touch a female staff member during t...

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11 months ago
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Spain’s victorious Women’s World Cup stars receive royal welcome on return to Madrid

Spain’s Women’s World Cup heroes received a royal welcome on their return to Madrid, with Queen Letizia once again in...

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11 months ago
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Spain celebrates ‘indescribable’ Women’s World Cup victory

When Spain won its first ever Women’s World Cup on Sunday, players collapsed in a heap on top of each other while fan...

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11 months ago
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Spanish soccer chief Luis Rubiales faces criticism after giving World Cup winner Jennifer Hermoso...

Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) President Luis Rubiales is facing criticism for giving Spain midfielder Jenn...

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11 months ago
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Spain’s women make history at the Women’s World Cup against a backdrop of turmoil and dispute

Spain has thrilled its fans and neutrals alike with some scintillating performances en route to a historic Women’s Wo...

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11 months ago
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North Korea confirms US soldier Travis King is in the country

North Korea on Wednesday confirmed publicly for the first time that US Army Private Travis King crossed into its terr...

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11 months ago
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How to watch Australia and England battle for a spot in the Women’s World Cup final

Australia and England will meet on Wednesday as each team looks to seal a historic Women’s World Cup final appearance.

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‘Let’s keep going’: Emotion flows as Spain reaches its first ever Women’s World Cup final

Not many would have predicted it before the tournament kicked off, but Spain became the first team to book its place ...

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11 months ago
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Everything you need to know about the four 2023 Women’s World Cup semifinalists

And so there were four.

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11 months ago
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Claudia Vasconcelos: How this trailblazer referee unexpectedly made history at the first Women’s ...

There are many things from the evening in which she made history that Claudia Vasconcelos remembers well, but 32 year...

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11 months ago
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Bomb alert triggers evacuation at Eiffel Tower

A bomb alert triggered the evacuation of all three floors of the iconic Eiffel Tower Saturday, according to CNN affil...

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11 months ago
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Women’s World Cup: Sweden to play Spain in semifinals after impressive victory over Japan

Sweden will face Spain in the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup after beating Japan 2-1 in a thrilling encounter on...

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11 months ago
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Women’s World Cup: How to watch as Spain faces the Netherlands and Japan takes on Sweden in huge ...

The 2023 Women’s World Cup quarterfinals get underway with two mouthwatering matches on Friday.

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11 months ago
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Japan blooms just at the right time as the Nadeshiko looks to make new history at Women’s World Cup

Four months before the 2011 Women’s World Cup final, Japan was devastated by the largest earthquake ever recorded in ...

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11 months ago
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The world’s biggest law firm is splitting off its business in China

Dentons, the world’s biggest law firm by number of employees, is distancing itself from its business in China in resp...

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