China influence 'on steroids' targets Biden team - US official

A US intelligence official says Beijing is also targeting people close to the incoming president.

China influence 'on steroids' targets Biden team - US official
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: 'How the conflict made my uncle a refugee in Sudan'

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: 'How the conflict made my uncle a refugee in Sudan'
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A BBC reporter's relative fled to neighbouring Sudan by foot and boat, losing his ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:33:58 GMT

Russian influence under threat in its own back yard

Russian influence under threat in its own back yard
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Moscow is hailing its Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal but the war has revealed the limits ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:24:30 GMT

South Korea: The life-changing exam that won't stop for a pandemic

South Korea: The life-changing exam that won't stop for a pandemic
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Despite a third wave, nearly 500,000 South Koreans will sit for critical university entrance tests.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:16:36 GMT

Iran nuclear crisis: Law aims to boost enrichment and block inspectors

Iran nuclear crisis: Law aims to boost enrichment and block inspectors
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Uranium enrichment would increase to 20% with UN inspectors blocked, if sanctions are not eased.

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:09:15 GMT

Will Santa have enough bikes for Christmas Day?

Will Santa have enough bikes for Christmas Day?
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Millions of bicycles were sold this year, with fears there won't be enough for ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:01:06 GMT

Obituary: Valéry Giscard D'Estaing

Obituary: Valéry Giscard D'Estaing
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The former president of France, who has died aged 94, was a force for ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:57:07 GMT

Why Donald Trump keeps outperforming the polls

Why Donald Trump keeps outperforming the polls
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He lost the election, but did better than most experts were predicting. How does ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 21:53:57 GMT

Pat Patterson, first openly gay professional wrestler, dies aged 79

Pat Patterson, first openly gay professional wrestler, dies aged 79
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Tributes are paid to the "trailblazer" and WWE Hall of Fame member whose career ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:24:17 GMT

Baby girl born from record-setting 27-year-old embryo

Baby girl born from record-setting 27-year-old embryo
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One-month old Molly Gibson has broken the record set by her own sister, Emma, ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:40:12 GMT

Amazon's Panorama box lets firms check if staff follow coronavirus rules

Amazon's Panorama box lets firms check if staff follow coronavirus rules
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AWS Panorama adds a range of employee monitoring powers to existing workplace camera systems.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 18:34:10 GMT

South Africa's lottery probed as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 drawn and 20 win

South Africa's lottery probed as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 drawn and 20 win
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Twenty ticketholders win in South Africa after the unusual sequence, sparking claims of fraud.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:46:02 GMT

Sir David Attenborough: "Our lives depend" on climate change fight

Sir David Attenborough:
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Sir David Attenborough discusses the climate crisis with the UN Secretary-General António Guterres.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:40:06 GMT

Animal crossing for Utah wildlife is 'working'

Animal crossing for Utah wildlife is 'working'
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The overpass aims to help animals cross between two mountains while avoiding highway traffic.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:38:11 GMT

Love Story: Taylor Swift offers 'sneak peek' of new re-recordings

Love Story: Taylor Swift offers 'sneak peek' of new re-recordings
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The star has allowed her actor friend Ryan Reynolds to use a new version ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:09:28 GMT

South Africa's lottery probed as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 drawn

South Africa's lottery probed as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 drawn
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Twenty ticketholders win in South Africa after the unusual sequence, sparking claims of fraud.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:02:58 GMT

Amnesty condemns Egypt's 'execution spree'

Amnesty condemns Egypt's 'execution spree'
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The campaign group says Egypt executed at least 57 people in October and November alone.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:29:11 GMT

Israel elections loom as lawmakers back bill to dissolve parliament

Israel elections loom as lawmakers back bill to dissolve parliament
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Israel could face its fourth election in less than two years as its power-sharing ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:02:37 GMT

Coronavirus: France to impose border checks to stop skiing abroad

Coronavirus: France to impose border checks to stop skiing abroad
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Swiss ski resorts are open and Prime Minister Jean Castex says he wants to ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 13:26:20 GMT

France to impose border checks to stop skiing abroad

France to impose border checks to stop skiing abroad
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Swiss ski resorts are open and Prime Minister Jean Castex says he wants to ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:31:21 GMT

French restaurateur killed in Mexico City 'to steal his wine'

French restaurateur killed in Mexico City 'to steal his wine'
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Baptiste Lormand and his associate are believed to have been targeted over their expensive ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:11:11 GMT

Ethiopia and UN 'reach Tigray aid deal'

Ethiopia and UN 'reach Tigray aid deal'
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Food and medicines are said to be running out for millions of people in ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:01:07 GMT

Trump pardons: US justice department unveils bribery inquiry

Trump pardons: US justice department unveils bribery inquiry
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US prosecutors investigate claims that lobbyists sought a presidential pardon by offering kickbacks.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:33:49 GMT

Trump inciting violence, warns Georgia election official

Trump inciting violence, warns Georgia election official
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Gabriel Sterling cites intimidation and death threats to election workers in the battleground state.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 09:59:52 GMT

Conception boat fire: Captain charged over 34 deaths in California

Conception boat fire: Captain charged over 34 deaths in California
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Prosecutors say the captain's alleged failure to follow safety rules sparked "a hellish nightmare".

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 08:45:22 GMT

Hong Kong: Joshua Wong and fellow pro-democracy activists jailed

Hong Kong: Joshua Wong and fellow pro-democracy activists jailed
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The trio were found guilty of unlawful assembly during mass protests in the city ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 07:50:58 GMT

Trump inciting violence, says Georgia official

Trump inciting violence, says Georgia official
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"It's all gone too far!" says the voting systems manager as he rebukes fellow ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 04:42:07 GMT

Conception boat fire: Captain charged with 34 deaths

Conception boat fire: Captain charged with 34 deaths
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Prosecutors say the captain's alleged failure to follow safety rules sparked "a hellish nightmare".

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 04:01:45 GMT

Sydney storm sets bell tower ablaze and cuts power to thousands

Sydney storm sets bell tower ablaze and cuts power to thousands
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Lightning sparks a fire in a heritage building as damaging winds cut power to ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 02:49:24 GMT