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 2022-05-21 05:40 

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Russia Halts Gas Supplies to Finland...

Nordic country refused to pay supplier Gazprom in rubles...

 2022-05-20 01:28 

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Tea and Infomercials: North Korea Fights COVID with Few Tools...

Some experts say the outbreak could cause dire consequences if North Korea doesn't accept international help...

 2022-05-19 15:24 

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The Politics of Iran's 'Forbidden Names'...

A look at the bureaucracy in Iran that decides on people's names...

 2022-05-19 12:35 

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Iran's Security Forces Clash With Anti-Government Protesters in Several Provinces...

Iranians took to the streets last week after a cut in food subsidies caused prices to soar by as much as 300% for some flour-based staples...

 2022-05-19 08:58 

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North Korea Looms as Biden Makes First Asia Trip...

US, South Korean officials expect major North Korean test to coincide with Biden's trip...

 2022-05-19 01:41 

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Experts: North Korea Likely to Dismiss International Anti-Covid Aid...

North Korea's first acknowledged COVID-19 outbreak is far from an outcry for international help...

 2022-05-18 16:32 

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US: Africa Needs Tailored Strategies to Fight ISIS Groups...

Top US security officials say African leadership and voices are needed to ensure security assistance is targeted to where it's needed most...

 2022-05-18 11:10 

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German Ex-Leader Schroeder Loses Privileges Over Russia Ties...

Schroeder has become increasingly isolated in recent months due to his work for Russian state-controlled energy companies....

 2022-05-18 09:57 

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North Korea Opts for Its Own COVID Response, Shunning Outside Help...

Leader Kim Jong Un blasts faulty early response, in which "time is life"...

 2022-05-18 03:20 

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Dallas Hair Salon Shooting Suspect Arrested, FBI opens hate crime investigation...

Police are looking at possible connections between the shooting of three women of Korean descent and other incidents...

 2022-05-17 16:21 

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Blinken Speaks With Wife of American Basketball Player Detained in Russia...

Brittney Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was arrested in February at a Moscow airport, allegedly in possession of cannabis-infused vaporizer cartridges...

 2022-05-17 15:46 

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Escape from Mariupol...

Russia now occupies the strategic Ukrainian city after months of bombardment; here's what it took for some Ukrainians to get out...

 2022-05-17 03:49 

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US Senators Introduce Bill to Extend Human Rights Work for North Koreans...

US Senators Marco Rubio and Tim Kaine introduced a bipartisan bill that would allow the US to continue to promote human rights in North Korea for the next five years...

 2022-05-17 02:05 

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Iran Academic Arrested on Security Charges, 'Foreign Links'...

Iranian authorities have arrested a university professor on security charges and...

 2022-05-16 18:16 

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Taliban Say No Christians Live in Afghanistan; US Groups Concerned...

Religious activists say thousands of Christians live in hiding in the country...

 2022-05-16 11:48 

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Greek Leader Set for Talks With Biden Over Turkey, Energy...

Greece moving to transform into EU energy hub, releasing reliance on Russia...

 2022-05-16 11:30 

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Sandstorm Closes Schools, Offices and Halts Flights in Iraq...

Hundreds of people went to hospitals with breathing difficulties...

 2022-05-16 10:43 

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Iran's foreign minister to visit UAE on Monday...

ran's top diplomat is expected to visit the United Arab Emirates Monday, the Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson said, welcoming the appointment of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan as the Gulf state's president last week....

 2022-05-16 09:19 

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US, EU to boost coordination on semiconductor supply, Russia...

The United States and the European Union plan to announce on Monday a joint effort aimed at identifying semiconductor supply disruptions as well as countering Russian disinformation...

 2022-05-16 07:41 

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North Korea Identifies More COVID-19 Cases as It Copes with Medicine Shortage...

42 found in Pyongyang, 20 in North Pyongan Province bordering China...

 2022-05-15 21:24 

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US Set to Remove 5 Groups From Foreign Terrorism Blacklist...

The organizations include the Basque separatist group ETA, the Japanese cult Aum Shinrikyo, the radical Jewish group Kahane Kach and two Islamic groups that have been active in Israel, the Palestinian territories and Egypt...

 2022-05-14 06:39 

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Georgia's Breakaway South Ossetia Sets Vote to Join Russia...

Referendum will be held in July...

 2022-05-13 21:46 

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'Explosive' Fever Produces 1st COVID-19 Death: North Korea State Media...

Seoul says ready to help, but needs Pyongyang's outreach...

 2022-05-13 21:22 

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Russia Takes Losses in Failed River Crossing, Officials Say...

Battle for Donbas has turned into village-by-village, back-and-forth slog with no major breakthroughs on either side...

 2022-05-12 13:54 

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Afghan Interpreter Eludes 12 Taliban Checkpoints to Escape Into Pakistan, Travel On to US...

In 2003, Najeebullah, then 24, started working as an interpreter for US Special Forces in Afghanistan; his journey would take him to the US nearly two decades later...

 2022-05-12 07:52 

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Catholic Cardinal, Others Arrested on Hong Kong Security Law...

The charge: suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China's national security...

 2022-05-12 01:06 

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North Korea Officially Reports First COVID-19 Outbreak...

State media says omicron detected in Pyongyang...

 2022-05-12 00:45 

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Global Coalition Warns No Rest for Fight Against Islamic State...

Officials from 85 countries and organizations meeting in Morocco working hard to apply lessons learned as IS grows in Africa and Afghanistan...

 2022-05-11 20:20 

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US 'Increasingly Troubled' by Clampdown in Hong Kong...

Former bishop of Hong Kong was released on bail hours after police there arrested him and other pro-democracy activists on national security charge...

 2022-05-11 16:53 

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Bank of Central African States Urges CAR to Annul Bitcoin as Currency...

The CAR in April became the second country in the world, after El Salvador, to make Bitcoin a legal tender...

 2022-05-11 15:56 

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Reports: Hong Kong Arrests Roman Catholic Cardinal, Others...

A cardinal, a singer, a lawyer and a scholar were detained on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China's national security, reports said...

 2022-05-11 02:03 

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South Korea's New Leader Offers North Korea a Carrot...

Newly inaugurated President Yoon Suk-yeol takes office as geopolitical lines are drawn in Asia...

 2022-05-10 23:39 

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Ex-Iran President's Daughter Faces Trial Over Social Media Comments...

Hashemi's late father was a moderate who advocated improved ties with the West and the United States...

 2022-05-10 17:24 

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US Muslims See Rise in Islamophobia...

Council on American-Islamic Relations last week reported a 9% increase in the number of civil rights complaints it received from Muslims in the United States since 2020...

 2022-05-09 21:45 

VOA

Wall Street's Losses Worsen as Markets Tumble Worldwide...

Not only did stocks fall across Europe and much of Asia, but so did everything from old-economy crude oil to new-economy bitcoin...

 2022-05-09 20:42 

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Iran's President Says Oil Exports Have Doubled Since August...

The oil windfall has been a boon to Iran's public finances...

 2022-05-09 08:55 

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Western Multinationals Congratulate Hong Kong's New Leader...

Western multinationals and local tycoons published newspaper adverts on Monday congratulating John Lee on becoming Hong Kong's next leader, following a rubber-stamp selection process condemned by critics as anti-democratic....

 2022-05-09 05:43 

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Fiji pauses US seizure of Russia-linked superyacht Amadea...

A Fiji court has suspended the execution of a US warrant to seize a $300 million superyacht Washington claims is owned by sanctioned Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov, prosecutors said....

 2022-05-08 16:20 

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U2's Bono Gives 'Freedom' Concert in Kyiv Metro...

Irish rock group U2's frontman Bono and his bandmate The Edge performed a 40-minute concert in a metro station in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on Sunday and praised Ukrainians fighting for their freedom from Russia....

 2022-05-08 14:18 

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Afghan Women Defiant but Feel 'Imprisoned' by Order to Cover Faces...

Afghanistan's supreme leader and Taliban chief Hibatullah Akhundzada approved the order on Saturday in a move that threatens to push freedoms back toward the harsh rule imposed by the Islamists when they previously held power between 1996-2001...

 2022-05-08 11:18 

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Patriotism, Unease Mix as Russia Marks Victory Day in WWII...

The pride and patriotism usually associated with Russia's most important holiday, marked by a huge parade of soldiers and military hardware through Red Square, is mixing with apprehension and unease over what this year's Victory Day may bring...

 2022-05-08 05:04 

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Ex-Security Chief Poised to Become Hong Kong's Next Leader...

John Lee, 64, was the only candidate in a Beijing-backed one-horse race to succeed outgoing leader Carrie Lam...

 2022-05-07 18:06 

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Taliban Order Afghan Women to Wear All-Covering Burqa in Public...

If a woman doesn't comply, her male guardian could face three days in prison or more, the group governing Afghanistan warns...

 2022-05-07 07:50 

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North Korea Fires Suspected Submarine-Launched Missile into Sea...

Marks North's 15th round of missile launches this year...

 2022-05-07 02:10 

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Morocco Arrests IS Suspect in Joint Probe with US...

Moroccan police said Friday they had arrested a suspected Islamic State group member, in cooperation with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, who was implicated in plotting...

 2022-05-06 20:38 

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New Hong Kong Media Outlet Aims to Fill Media Vacuum...

reNews is reporting news in Hong Kong despite the concerns of being closed in the future amid the city's media crackdown....

 2022-05-06 14:23 

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US Adds Virtual Currency Mixer to Sanctions List Over North Korea's Cyber Activities...

Blender is accused of being involved in one of the largest cryptocurrency heists on record and of being used by North Korea...

 2022-05-06 06:03 

VOA

Asian Markets Tumble on Wall Street Rout, Pound Slumps...

Hong Kong tanked more than 3%...

 2022-05-05 20:44 

VOA

UN Chief: More Evacuations Underway in Mariupol, Azovstal...

Third mission to help civilians flee Russia's siege on the area, particularly the Azovstal steel plant, ongoing Thursday...

 2022-05-04 09:05 

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Experts Anticipate Stricter Rule in Hong Kong Under Beijing's Favored Candidate...

John Lee, the city's former No. 2 official, has a history of taking a hardline stance on governance, dissent, say some observers...

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