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    Lockerbie bombing appeal ends

    Agence France-Presse . Glasgow | Updated at 12:13am on November 28, 2020

    Five senior judges on Thursday began deliberating their ruling in a posthumous appeal against the conviction of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Mohmet Al-Megrahi. Scotland’s most senior...

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    Hungary, Poland in united front 

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:11am on November 28, 2020

    Hungarian and Polish leaders on Thursday maintained their opposition to the EU’s proposals for its long-term budget and coronavirus recovery package, insisting the funds must...

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    Tired of mockery, Austrian village changes name

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 12:10am on November 28, 2020

    Residents of an Austrian village will ring in the new year under a new name — Fugging — after ridicule of their signposts, especially on...

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    Global death toll rises to 14,33,378 

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:48pm on November 27, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 14,33,378 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    Danish minister’s comment on sex before marriage angers Muslims

    New Age Online . Aljazeera | Updated at 04:40pm on November 27, 2020

    A Danish minister caused outrage among the Muslim minority for suggesting imams and community leaders should publicly support the ‘right’ to have sex before marriage...

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    Bolsonaro won’t take COVID-19 vaccines

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:15pm on November 27, 2020

    Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro has said he will not take a COVID-19 vaccine against the coronavirus even after it receives approval from his own government....

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    Global toll rises to 14,22,951

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:08am on November 27, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 14,22,951 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    Over 300 jailed for life in Turkey’s 2016 coup trial

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:17pm on November 26, 2020

    A Turkish court jailed 337 former pilots and other suspects for life in one of the largest trials stemming from the bloody 2016 coup attempt...

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    Don’t cut foreign aid, Malala urges UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:42pm on November 25, 2020

    Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has urged Britain not to cut overseas aid, ahead of a major announcement by the country’s finance minister on Wednesday. Rishi...

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    Azerbaijan probing war crimes in Karabakh fighting

    Agence France-Presse . Baku | Updated at 10:30pm on November 25, 2020

    Baku is investigating alleged war crimes committed by both Armenian and Azerbaijani forces during six weeks of fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, the country’s...

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