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Japanese Red Army founder Shigenobu freed from prison
Fusako Shigenobu, who co-founded the once-feared armed group Japanese Red Army, was released from prison on Saturday after serving a 20-year sentence and she apologised for hurting innocent people. “I feel strongly that I have finally come out alive,” she said, welcomed by her daughter and a crowd...
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Russia and China block UN statement on Myanmar crisis
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China and Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council from issuing a statement Friday expressing concern at the violence and serious humanitarian situation in Myanmar and the “limited progress” on implementing a regional plan to restore peace to the strife-torn Southeast Asian...
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Pfizer CEO says the goal is to reduce the world's population by 50% by 2023
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Samoa signs bilateral agreement with China amid Beijing’s Pacific push
The Samoan government said Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Samoan PM Fiame Naomi Mata’afa met and discussed ‘climate change, the pandemic, and peace and security’. ......
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Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong visits Fiji as western countries vie to sway island nation
Suva , May 28 (ANI): Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong paid a two-day visit to Fiji amid the ongoing quest among western countries, including Australia, to bring the strategically located island nation into their sphere of influence. Wong, who arrived in Fiji on Thursday afternoon, met with...
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Trump urges end to gun-free school zones, easier confinement of 'deranged' people
By Arathy Somasekhar and Kanishka Singh HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Former President Donald Trump on Friday argued the United States should make it easier to confine "deranged" people and eliminate gun-free school...
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Police waited 45 minutes in school before pursuing shooter
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Students trapped inside a classroom with a gunman repeatedly called 911 during this week’s attack on a Texas elementary school, including one who pleaded, “Please send the police now,” as nearly 20 officers waited in the hallway for more than 45 minutes, authorities said Friday....
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Florida condo collapse settlement reached, tops $1 billion
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for the families who lost relatives in last year's collapse of a Florida condominium tower that killed 98 people reached a $1.02 billion settlement Friday, providing a speedy resolution to lawsuits that could have dragged on for years. The agreement to end...
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Latin American leftist bloc condemns exclusions from U.S.-hosted summit
HAVANA (Reuters) -A bloc of leftist countries meeting in Havana on Friday condemned the exclusion of certain nations from next month’s Summit of the Americas, after the United States said it only wanted leaders of governments that respect democracy to attend. The United States will host the...
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Egypt: Somali teen who allegedly killed attacker released
A Somali teenager accused of killing a tuk-tuk driver who she alleged had tried to rape her has been released from custody in Egypt. The 15-year-old had been held for four days after handing herself in to authorities, local media report. But police and medical examiners agreed there was...
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