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U.K., Canada Lead West in Weaning Economies Off Covid-19 Pandemic Support

U.K., Canada Lead West in Weaning Economies Off Covid-19...

London’s new tax and spending policies, along with faster growth, are forecast to...

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China's Ambitious Climate Goals Collide With Reality, Hampering Global Efforts

China's Ambitious Climate Goals Collide With Reality, Hampering...

Beijing commits to net-zero emissions before 2060, but for years to come it will...

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China's Hypersonic Missile Test Is Close to 'Sputnik Moment,' U.S. Military Chief Says

China's Hypersonic Missile Test Is Close to 'Sputnik Moment,'...

Gen. Mark Milley described China’s recent test of a hypersonic missile as “very...

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Iran to Return to Nuclear Deal Talks Next Month

Iran to Return to Nuclear Deal Talks Next Month

Tehran will return to negotiations on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal by the end...

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U.S. Argues Extradition of Julian Assange Should Go Ahead

U.S. Argues Extradition of Julian Assange Should Go Ahead

The U.S. presented arguments to a British court to overturn an earlier decision...

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Severe Drought Hits South America

Severe Drought Hits South America

A shortage of rainfall has left parts of South America in drought, hindering a huge...

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China's Energy Crisis Complicates Its Plans for Announcements Ahead of COP26

China's Energy Crisis Complicates Its Plans for Announcements...

The worst power shortage in two decades is squeezing Chinese leaders between international...

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Taiwan Gains Favor in Europe's East, Angering China

Taiwan Gains Favor in Europe's East, Angering China

The intensifying links mirror tensions between the West and China over trade, military...

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Sudan Military Coup Leaves No Clear Path Out of Political, Economic Crises

Sudan Military Coup Leaves No Clear Path Out of Political,...

Pro-democracy protesters vowed continued resistance to military takeover of transitional...

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World's Climate Plans Fall Short of Paris Accord, U.N. Says

World's Climate Plans Fall Short of Paris Accord, U.N....

The world’s emissions reductions plans would allow far more global warming than...

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Queen Elizabeth Cancels Trip to Glasgow for COP26 Summit After Advice to Rest

Queen Elizabeth Cancels Trip to Glasgow for COP26 Summit...

Doctors urge the monarch not to travel to Scotland for the climate conference following...

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Does Taiwan's Military Stand a Chance Against China? Few Think So.

Does Taiwan's Military Stand a Chance Against China? Few...

Poor preparation and low morale are pressing concerns for Taiwan’s armed forces....

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Rich Nations Lag Behind in Meeting Climate Fund Pledge

Rich Nations Lag Behind in Meeting Climate Fund Pledge

Wealthy governments won’t fulfill a pledge to provide $100 billion a year to help...

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First Yazidi Genocide Trial Ends In Conviction of German Woman

First Yazidi Genocide Trial Ends In Conviction of German...

A German court sentenced a member of the ISIS terror group to 10 years in prison...

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Sudan Coup Draws Thousands to the Streets in Protest

Sudan Coup Draws Thousands to the Streets in Protest

Pro-democracy protesters streamed into the streets of the capital to reject a military...

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Russian Military Drills Near Afghan Border Deliver Warning to Extremists

Russian Military Drills Near Afghan Border Deliver Warning...

A series of joint military exercises by Russia and allies in Central Asia signaled...