32 migrants rescued, 2 missing off Greek island of Lesbos

Greece’s coast guard says a search and rescue operation has been launched after a dinghy carrying migrants either sank or overturned off the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos

32 migrants rescued, 2 missing off Greek island of Lesbos
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32 migrants rescued, 2 missing off Greek island of Lesbos

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Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow jailed

Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow jailed
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The pair received 13 and 10-month sentences respectively.

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Thai prime minister acquitted of ethics breach, retains post

Thai prime minister acquitted of ethics breach, retains post
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He will be allowed to retain his post.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 03:49:27 -0500

German man who drove into crowd, killing 5, talks to police

German man who drove into crowd, killing 5, talks to police
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German police say a man who zig-zagged an SUV at high speed through a ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 03:48:25 -0500

UK authorizes Pfizer vaccine for emergency use

UK authorizes Pfizer vaccine for emergency use
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Pfizer and BioNTech say they've won permission from UK regulators.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 02:38:33 -0500

China #MeToo case heard in court after more than 2 years

China #MeToo case heard in court after more than 2 years
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A Chinese woman who filed a sexual misconduct lawsuit against a TV host has ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 02:29:06 -0500

Australia bounces out of recession as economy grows 3.3%

Australia bounces out of recession as economy grows 3.3%
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Australia has reported its economy grew by 3.3% in the third quarter as it ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 01:43:31 -0500

New Zealand symbolically declares climate emergency

New Zealand symbolically declares climate emergency
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Joining more than 30 countries, New Zealand has taken the symbolic step of declaring ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 22:40:33 -0500

Thai leader faces court ruling that could cost him his job

Thai leader faces court ruling that could cost him his job
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Thailand’s highest court is set to rule on whether Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 21:10:07 -0500

Mexico's president acknowledges end to killings far away

Mexico's president acknowledges end to killings far away
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President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office two years ago promising to transform Mexico, ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 20:33:04 -0500

Rescue efforts slowed a week after Zimbabwe mine collapse

Rescue efforts slowed a week after Zimbabwe mine collapse
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Rains and flooding have slowed rescue efforts at a Zimbabwean mine where a shaft ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 13:58:16 -0500

Hungarian MEP resigns after Brussels lockdown party

Hungarian MEP resigns after Brussels lockdown party
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A Hungarian European Parliament lawmaker has admitted he was present at an illegal party ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 12:22:38 -0500

No breakthrough in India's talks with protesting farmers

No breakthrough in India's talks with protesting farmers
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The Indian government and protesting farmers have been unable to reach common ground in ...

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Belarus opposition to compile 'book of crimes'

Belarus opposition to compile 'book of crimes'
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Belarus' opposition will compile a register of law enforcement officers accused of abuses against ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 09:16:06 -0500

UN: Food has run out for nearly 100,000 refugees in Ethiopia

UN: Food has run out for nearly 100,000 refugees in Ethiopia
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The United Nations says food has now run out for the nearly 100,000 refugees ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:59:38 -0500

In dark day for UK retailing, 242-year-old Debenhams to shut

In dark day for UK retailing, 242-year-old Debenhams to shut
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The future of around 25,000 retailing jobs in Britain hangs in the balance after ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:29:17 -0500

Pakistan court resumes appeal hearing in Daniel Pearl murder

Pakistan court resumes appeal hearing in Daniel Pearl murder
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Pakistan’s top court has resumed the hearing of an appeal from the family of ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:18:08 -0500

EU border chief faces grilling over migrant pushback claims

EU border chief faces grilling over migrant pushback claims
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The European Union's border and coast guard agency chief faces a grilling over allegations ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 06:55:47 -0500

Azerbaijan fully reclaims lands around Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijan fully reclaims lands around Nagorno-Karabakh
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Azerbaijan has completed the return of territory ceded by Armenia under a Russia-brokered peace ...

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With a month until split, Brexit trade deal hangs in balance

With a month until split, Brexit trade deal hangs in balance
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The British government says businesses must make sure they are ready for big changes ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 06:19:47 -0500

On World AIDS Day, South Africa finds hope in new treatment

On World AIDS Day, South Africa finds hope in new treatment
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Health officials are hoping that new, long-acting drugs to help prevent HIV infection will ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 05:54:07 -0500

In another dark day for UK retailing, Debenhams set to close

In another dark day for UK retailing, Debenhams set to close
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British department store chain Debenhams says it will liquidate its business, which includes some ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 05:53:12 -0500

Cambodian opposition figures state plan to return from exile

Cambodian opposition figures state plan to return from exile
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Senior executives of the disbanded opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party have announced their plan ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 05:43:38 -0500

World Bank warns of 'prolonged depression' in Lebanon

World Bank warns of 'prolonged depression' in Lebanon
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The World Bank says Lebanon’s economy faces an “arduous and prolonged depression,” with real ...

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German unemployment dips despite 2nd partial shutdown

German unemployment dips despite 2nd partial shutdown
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Official data show that Germany’s unemployment rate dipped in November despite a partial shutdown ...

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