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Report: LGBTQ+ Afghans’ lives have “dramatically worsened” since Taliban seized power

LGBTQ+ Afghans have been threatened, attacked and “faced an increasingly desperate situation and grave threats to their safety” since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan…

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Pentagon: 8,500 U.S. troops on high alert for possible deployment to eastern Europe

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has placed 8,500 U.S. troops on “heightened preparedness to deploy” to eastern Europe in case NATO activates its rapid-response force over…

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Pentagon: 8,500 U.S. troops on high alert for possible deployment to eastern Europe

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has placed 8,500 U.S. troops on “heightened preparedness to deploy” to eastern Europe in case NATO activates its rapid-response force over…

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M 4.8 – 20 km W of Wagin, Australia

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.8 – 20 km W of Wagin, Australia Time 2022-01-24 21:24:49 UTC 2022-01-24 21:24:49 UTC at epicenter Location 33.280°S 117.123°E…

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So you want to be the landlord-king of a remote English island

Piel Island is a 50-acre landmass half a mile off England’s northwestern coast, home to wildlife, castle ruins and a centuries-old pub. It’s looking for…

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Australian government buys copyright to Aboriginal flag in $20m deal

Deal includes payment to designer Harold Thomas and terminates commercial licences, meaning flag now ‘belongs to everyone’, federal minister for Indigenous Australians says Download the…

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State Department orders evacuation of U.S. diplomats’ families from Ukraine

The State Department will begin evacuating families and nonessential staff from the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv this week, according to a travel advisory published Sunday…

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U.K. PM orders inquiry into lawmaker’s claim she was fired from minister job due to “Muslimness”

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered a Cabinet Office inquiry into allegations from a Member of Parliament in his ruling Conservative Party that she was…

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Ukraine crisis deepens after U.K. says Russia may try to install a pro-Kremlin leader

The situation along the Russia-Ukraine border remains tense, with thousands of Russian troops amassed just across the divide and Ukraine preparing for a possible invasion….

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UK government: Kremlin has plan “to install pro-Russian leadership” in Ukraine

The United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary on Saturday night said the government has “information that indicates the Russian Government is looking to install a pro-Russian leader…

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Buckingham Palace removes Prince Andrew’s titles in wake of sexual assault lawsuit

Sarah McCammon speaks to Sonia Sodha from ‘The Guardian’ about the sexual abuse lawsuit against Prince Andrew and its impact on the institution of Britain’s…

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Britain says Putin has plans to install a pro-Moscow leader in Ukraine

Ukraine’s military is preparing for a potential Russian invasion. Meanwhile, the UK’s foreign ministry issues a communique on Russian plans to install a pro-Moscow leader…

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Kiribati and Samoa implement rare lockdowns after travelers test positive

Dozens of travelers from Fiji tested positive in Kiribati, prompting the island nation to implement its first lockdown. Samoa’s order followed a cluster of cases…

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UK government: Kremlin has plan “to install pro-Russian leadership” in Ukraine

The United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary on Saturday night said the government has “information that indicates the Russian Government is looking to install a pro-Russian leader…

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Britain says Russia is planning to install a pro-Moscow leader in Ukraine

The U.K. said its claim is based on an intelligence assessment. Russia has massed tens of thousands of troops near the Ukraine border, stoking fears…

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UK government: Kremlin has plan “to install pro-Russian leadership” in Ukraine

The United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary on Saturday night said the government has “information that indicates the Russian Government is looking to install a pro-Russian leader…

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Britain’s Johnson faces growing calls to quit after throwing parties during lockdown

The prime minister has admitted to throwing “bring your own booze” parties at his official residence in London while ordinary Britons were told to stay…

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At least 3 dead after Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami

At least three people are confirmed to have died in Tonga following the undersea volcanic eruption that sent tsunami waves toward the island nation and…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm lashed much of the East Coast Sunday and Monday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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At least 2 dead after Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami

At least two people are confirmed to have died in Tonga following the undersea volcanic eruption that sent tsunami waves toward the island nation and…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm lashed much of the East Coast Sunday and Monday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm was lashing much of the East Coast on Sunday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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