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China's Foreign Ministry says that two Canadians who were detained in late 2019 but have been allowed to return to Canada were released on bail for health reasons
Iceland believed briefly Sunday it had become the first country in Europe to have a women-majority parliament after its election a day earlier, but a recount showed it fell short, an election official told AFP.
The couple were seen being followed by their personal videographer and photographer whilst visiting the city
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tells the United Nations that no country should exploit the turmoil in Afghanistan for its own advantage after Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan appealed for nations to work with the Taliban.
Nebraska billionaire Walter Scott has died at the age of 90
More than 100 people gathered at General Gordon Square in Woolwich to hold a vigil in memory of 15-year-old Tamim Ian Habimana, who was stabbed to death while walking home in south-east London. His mother, Hawa Haragakiza, called for more to be done to protect people on the UK’s streets.
Copenhagen’s Christiania neighborhood is turning 50
Covid has wiped out years of progress on life expectancy, finds studyPandemic behind biggest fall in life expectancy in western Europe since second world war, say researchers The study analysed data from 29 countries and found 27 had experienced reductions in life expectancy. Photograph: Jorge Mantilla/NurPhoto/Rex/Shutterstock
With approval ratings as high as 80 percent, German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves office with support that leaders across the world can only envy. But her popularity wasn't enough to lead her conservative bloc to victory in Sunday's elections. Instead, the CDU/CSU plummeted to historic lows, gathering just over 24% of the vote compared to the centre-left SPD's 25.7%. So what might a post-Merkel Germany look like? And can French politicians learn anything from the experience as they prepare for presidential elections in April of 2022? Leo Klimm, a German journalist based in France, joined us for Perspective.
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RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) -Israeli troops killed five Hamas militants in gun battles during raids on Sunday against one of the group's cells in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli military spokesperson said. The shootouts marked the deadliest violence between Israel and Hamas since an 11-day Gaza war in May and threatened to raise tensions along the Israeli border with the coastal enclave and in the West Bank. A military spokesperson said, "as far as we are concerned, all those killed were armed Hamas operatives, taking part in firefights", but added he was checking the relative's information.
Swipe comes as Labour leader wins conference support for rulebook reforms
Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner said she would only apologise if Boris Johnson said sorry for past comments.
Anneliese Dodds dubs the opposition 'phony Conservatives' at the Labour Party Conference
Lawrence Okolie has set himself the aspiration to be one of the great cruiserweights of all time. The 28-year-old may yet find himself among the boxing elite but he was barely tested in the first defence of his WBO title against Dilan Prasovic. Okolie had won the title back inside a virtually empty stadium back in March.
The hunt is on to also find 5,500 poultry staff to tackle shortages – but visas will only ‘be valid until 24 December’
No Time To Die: Daniel Craig hopes long-awaited new Bond film will boost ailing cinemas
The government is facing calls to prioritise essential workers as some petrol supplies run dry amid impacts of a shortage of lorry drivers. Long queues were reported overnight and some petrol brands are seeing as many as 90% of their sites running dry, according to the Petrol Retailers Association. Union Unison said that key workers should not be left stranded or forced to queue for hours for fuel, and called on the government to "designate fuel stations for the sole use of key workers".
The lead judge investigating last year’s massive blast in Beirut’s port has suspended his work in the case after he was formally notified that a former Cabinet minister had submitted a request to recuse him