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    Two injured in knife attack outside Charlie Hebdo ex-offices

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 06:50pm on September 25, 2020

    A man armed with a knife seriously wounded two people on Friday in a suspected terror attack outside the former offices of French satirical weekly...

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    Vatican announces surprise resignation of top cardinal

    Agence France-Presse .Vatican City | Updated at 11:12am on September 25, 2020

    One of the most influential Vatican cardinals, Angelo Becciu from Italy, resigned his position unexpectedly on Thursday, the Holy See announced without explanation. ‘The Holy...

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    Global toll rises to 9,78,448

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:51am on September 25, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 9,78,448 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    Outcry in France after woman says beaten for wearing skirt

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:39pm on September 24, 2020

    French police have opened an investigation after a young woman said she was attacked by three men and beaten in broad daylight for wearing a...

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    Nobel prize cash raised to $1.1 mln

    Agence France-Presse. Stockholm | Updated at 05:09pm on September 24, 2020

    The cash envelope that accompanies each Nobel prize will be increased this year from nine to 10 million kronor ($1.1 million), the Nobel Foundation said...

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    UN, Britain to co-host climate summit on December 12

    Agence France-Presse. United Nations | Updated at 11:03am on September 24, 2020

    The United Nations and Britain said Wednesday they would co-host a global climate summit on December 12, the fifth anniversary of the landmark Paris Agreement....

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    UN ramps up battle against virus 'untruths, disinformation'

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 10:57am on September 24, 2020

    All countries must develop plans to battle sometimes deadly misinformation around the coronavirus and potential vaccines, the United Nations said on Wednesday. ‘COVID-19 is not...

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    World’s workers lost $3.5t in wages amid pandemic: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:34am on September 24, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is taking a heavier toll on jobs than previously feared, the UN said Wednesday, with hundreds of millions of jobs lost and...

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    Coronavirus global toll rises to 9,71,677

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:18am on September 24, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 9,71,677 people since the outbreak emerged in China late last year, according to a tally from official sources...

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    Navalny discharged from hospital

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:32pm on September 23, 2020

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who the West believes was poisoned with a Soviet-era nerve agent, has been discharged from hospital after a month, his...

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