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    Israel extradites woman wanted for sex crimes to Australia

    Israel has extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in Australia By ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press January 25, 2021, 7:33 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities on Monday extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in […] More

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    Ruling Communist Party to set Vietnam’s course this week

    Leading members of Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party meet this week to approve future policy and help select the nation’s top leaders amid talk whether the party chief will stay By HAU DINH Associated Press January 25, 2021, 3:50 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HANOI, Vietnam — Almost 1,600 […] More

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    Oxfam urges radical economic rejig for post-COVID world

    Anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday that the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic will lead to the biggest increase in global inequalities on record unless governments rejig their economies By PAN PYLAS Associated Press January 25, 2021, 12:01 AM • 3 min read LONDON — Anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday that the fallout of the coronavirus […] More

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    Israel targets flights, religious scofflaws, as virus rages

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will be closing its international airport to nearly all flights as the government races to bring a raging coronavirus outbreak under control By JOSEF FEDERMAN Associated Press January 24, 2021, 7:18 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […] More

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    Kremlin: US comments on protests support law-breaking

    The Kremlin’s spokesman says the U.S. Embassy’s statements about the extensive protests in Russia, in which more than 3,500 people reportedly were arrested, interfere in the country’s domestic affairs and encourage Russians to break the law ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 2:25 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article […] More

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    Argentina’s abortion law enters force under watchful eyes

    Argentina’s groundbreaking abortion law goes into force Sunday under the watchful eyes of women’s groups and government officials, who hope to ensure its full implementation despite opposition from conservative and church groups By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA Associated Press January 24, 2021, 5:01 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BUENOS AIRES, […] More

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    Arab Spring exiles look back 10 years after Egypt uprising

    LONDON — The Egyptians who took to the streets on Jan. 25, 2011, knew what they were doing. They knew they risked arrest and worse. But as their numbers swelled in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square, they tasted success. Police forces backed off, and within days, former President Hosni Mubarak agreed to demands to step down. […] More

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    French leader tells child sex abuse victims ‘we believe you’

    Amid a national French reckoning with sexual abuse of children by family members, President Emmanuel Macron has told victims: “We believe you ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 8:17 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PARIS — Amid a national French reckoning with sexual abuse of children by family […] More

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    Pope again cancels appearances due to nerve pain

    Pope Francis is once again canceling public appearances due to nerve pain ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 6:35 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is once again canceling public appearances due to nerve pain. Francis will not participate in three events over the […] More

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    UN: Violence in Sudan’s Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

    The U.N. refugee agency says tribal violence in Sudan’s western Darfur region earlier this month killed at least 250 people and displaced over 100,000 others including some 3,500 people who fled the violence into neighboring Chad ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 11:39 AM • 2 min read CAIRO — Tribal clashes in Sudan’s Darfur […] More

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    UK police break up lockdown-flouting wedding with 150 guests

    Police in London say they have broken up a wedding attended by 150 people despite a nationwide lockdown that bars households from mixing ByThe Associated Press January 22, 2021, 6:55 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON — Police in London said Friday that they have broken up a […] More

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