As war continues in Ukraine, Shakhtar Donetsk hopes to send message of hope with 'miracle' season

CNN World News - Tue, 01/24/2023 - 03:44
Uprooted from its home in Ukraine's Donbas region in 2014, soccer club Shakhtar Donetsk is accustomed to the change and upheaval brought about by war having played at stadiums around the country for more than a decade.
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Finland calls for 'time-out' in heated Nato talks with Turkey

BBC World News - Tue, 01/24/2023 - 03:38
Finland has pledged to join Nato with Sweden, but issues with member Turkey are hampering its efforts.
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Afghanistan: Freezing weather kills at least 124 people

BBC World News - Tue, 01/24/2023 - 03:10
Relief operations are hampered by the Taliban's ban on Afghan women helping with aid efforts.
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Ticketmaster blames cyber attack for disrupting Taylor Swift tour sale

BBC World News - Tue, 01/24/2023 - 02:41
The company says it faced an "unprecedented" software attack when the star's Eras tour went on sale.
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Kyrylo Tymoshenko: Top Zelensky aide Tymoshenko announces resignation

BBC World News - Tue, 01/24/2023 - 00:09
Kyrylo Tymoshenko resigns as the Ukrainian president announces a crackdown on corruption.
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North Korea issues 'extreme cold' weather alert

BBC World News - Tue, 01/24/2023 - 00:04
Temperatures are expected to dip below -30C in the northern regions, some of the country's poorest areas.
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Brand loved by Harry Styles and Mick Jagger launches womenswear

CNN World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 22:48
A few weeks ago, Mick Jagger posted a holiday message to his Instagram feed while wearing a deep red paisley shirt, its pattern whirling with canary yellow and inky black details. The piece had something nostalgically glamourous about it: Decadent yet comfortable, it was as befitting of Jagger's bohemian rockstar aesthetic as it was his timeless presence. "Maybe he got it for Christmas," joked Emily Adams Bode Aujla, creator of the garment and founder of its eponymous label, Bode, over a Zoom call from Paris.
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Oscar nominations 2023: Top Gun leads sequels surge

BBC World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 22:28
These films and actors could feature in Tuesday's nominations - where a few records could be broken.
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Brazil airlifts starving Yanomami tribal people from jungle

BBC World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 21:50
The government declares a medical emergency and ex-president Bolsonaro is accused of "genocide".
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US embassy moves to cut visa wait time for Indians

BBC World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 20:24
Many Indian visa applicants faced a nearly three-year long wait in 2022.
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Biden administration raised concerns with Beijing over Chinese companies' non-lethal aid in Russian war effort

CNN World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 20:20
The Biden administration has recently raised concerns with China about evidence it has suggesting that Chinese companies have sold non-lethal equipment to Russia for use in Ukraine, in an effort to ascertain how much Beijing knows about the transactions, according to two US officials.
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Climate change: Bill Gates backs Australian start-up targeting cow burps

BBC World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 20:16
Livestock - such as cows - produce methane when their stomachs are digesting hard fibres.
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China's northernmost city just saw its coldest day ever

CNN World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 20:16
Temperatures in China's northernmost city plunged to minus 53°C (minus 63.4 degrees Fahrenheit) -- its coldest ever recorded, meteorologists said.
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It's 'now or never' to reverse Japan's population crisis, prime minister says

CNN World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 20:14
Japan's prime minister issued a dire warning about the country's population crisis on Monday, saying it was "on the brink of not being able to maintain social functions" due to the falling birth rate.
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Seven dead in second California shooting in three days

BBC World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 19:33
The attack at Half Moon Bay comes only two days after a mass shooting in Monterey Park.
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Joshimath: What’s the future of India's sinking Himalayan town?

BBC World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 17:40
Experts say it will be hard to save parts of the town that are already sinking.
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Eight-year-old Indian diamond heiress who became a nun

BBC World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 16:52
Activists say Devanshi's vows of renunciation that make her a Jain nun are a violation of her rights.
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Tyre Nichols: Memphis police beat man like 'human piñata' - lawyers

BBC World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 16:01
Memphis police fired five officers following the encounter that left black father Tyre Nichols dead.
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Erdogan tells Sweden not to expect Nato bid support

BBC World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 14:49
The Turkish president's warning comes after protests in Sweden, including a Quran burning.
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Capitol rioter who posed with feet on Nancy Pelosi's desk found guilty

BBC World News - Mon, 01/23/2023 - 13:09
Richard Barnett carried a stun gun as he joined the crowds storming the Capitol on 6 January 2021.
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