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Australia’s unemployment rate drops to lowest since 1974

Jobless figures provide boost to Prime Minister Scott Morrison days out from a closely fought election. Australia’s unemployment rate has…

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Sri Lankans honour Tamil victims of civil war after 13 years

Sri Lankan protesters have lit flames and offered prayers remembering thousands – including ethnic Tamil civilians – killed in the…

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‘Shattering the palace’: Young women take up Thailand reform call

Bangkok, Thailand – Tawan Tuatulanon glanced out of her vehicle’s rear window and noticed that state security forces were following…

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Biden visit to test South Korean leader’s tough talk on China

Seoul, South Korea – During campaigning in South Korea’s presidential election, Yoon Suk-yeol promised to strike a clear path in…

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Bolsonaro gov’t threatening Brazilian democracy, jurists tell UN

Legal experts urge UN special rapporteur to visit Brazil to report on president’s attacks on Brazilian judicial bodies. Brazil’s democracy…

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French court upholds charge against Lafarge over Syria operation

French court confirms charge of complicity in ‘crimes against humanity’ for Lafarge over alleged payoffs to ISIL (ISIS) and other…

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India’s top court frees convict in ex-PM Rajiv Gandhi’s case

The Supreme Court of India has released after 30 years a man jailed over the assassination of former Prime Minister…

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UN chief Guterres warns of global food crisis amid Ukraine war

Antonio Guterres says he is ‘hopeful’ talks to resume Ukrainian grain, Russian fertiliser exports can avert shortages. UN Secretary-General Antonio…

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US embassy in Kyiv reopens after nearly three months of war

Washington remains committed to helping Ukraine amid Russia’s invasion, the US says, as embassy staff return to the capital. The…

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Nine killed in clashes in Tajikistan’s restive eastern region

Tajikistan’s interior ministry says 70 ‘active members of a terrorist group’ were detained after deadly clashes in Gorno-Badakhshan. At least…

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