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A Kremlin-backed candidate has won a key governorship election in Russia’s Far East but critics denounced the vote as a fraud after a popular opposition figure was not allowed to run.
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Spanish police said Monday they have smashed an alleged people trafficking network which “operated like a travel agency” and smuggled around 600 Moroccans into Spain by sea this year.
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Six children and four adults died in house fires in several Russian cities on Sunday, Russian media reported.
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A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Papua, in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
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Qatar called on Saturday for a new regional alliance following the failure of the four-decade-old Gulf Cooperation Council to resolve an 18-month rift between the emirate and its neighbours.
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Eleven people have died after eating rice that had likely been contaminated with a toxic substance at a Hindu temple ceremony, a health official said on Saturday.
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Nations appeared on Saturday to be on the cusp of a deal to implement the Paris climate goals, after all-night negotiations to hammer out a plan aimed at limiting global temperature rises.
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