Stories By 'Agencies'
A Ukrainian MP with ties to Russia has bought a national Ukrainian news channel, prompting a round of resignations from journalists who fear his ownership will mean coverage influenced by Moscow.
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A British-Iranian mother being held in a Tehran prison on sedition charges has begun another hunger strike in protest at her detention, her husband said on Saturday.
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Seven people have suffocated to death while cleaning a hotel septic tank in western India without safety gear, police said on Saturday.
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Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not b ecome a “dumping ground”, officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste.
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The United States and dozens of allies have accused North Korea of breaching a UN sanctions cap on refined petroleum mainly through illicit transfers between ships at sea, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
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High winds and heavy rains pounded western India on Thursday as a major cyclone expected to hit the coast veered away instead into the Arabian Sea.
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China said on Thursday that the UN human rights chief had an open invitation to visit Xinjiang, a region where some one million mostly Muslim minorities are held in internment camps.
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A 50-year-old woman who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP on Thursday, the second fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
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