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    Another Dalit girl dies after rape in India, second in week

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:04pm on October 01, 2020

    A woman from India’s marginalised Dalit community has died after being gang-raped, police said on Thursday, days after the death of a teenager from the...

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    Greenland ice loss worst in 12,000 years

    Agence France-Presse .Paris | Updated at 10:53am on October 01, 2020

    Ice loss from Greenland’s massive ice sheet will cause sea levels to rise more during the 21st century than they have during any 100-year period...

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    UN needs $15bn for global vaccine fund

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:44am on October 01, 2020

    United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres called on Wednesday for an ‘immediate infusion’ of $15 billion to a global pool for the procurement and distribution of...

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    Canada extends ban on international travellers

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa, Canada | Updated at 10:40am on October 01, 2020

    Canada on Wednesday extended a ban on non-essential international entries until the end of October as the country was gripped by a surge in coronavirus...

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    Madrid miss Hazard as Vinicius sneaks win over Valladolid

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:32am on October 01, 2020

    Real Madrid missed the creativity of the injured Eden Hazard as only a fortuitous goal from substitute Vinicius Junior earned them a 1-0 victory over...

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    Armenia, Azerbaijan vow to keep fighting, deaths increasing

    Agence France-Presse . Stepanakert, Azerbaijan | Updated at 10:30am on October 01, 2020

    Armenia and Azerbaijan vowed to keep fighting and rejected international calls for negotiations on Wednesday as clashes over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region raged for...

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    Biden blasts Trump as 'embarrassment' over racist group row

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:25am on October 01, 2020

    Democrat Joe Biden branded election rival Donald Trump a ‘national embarrassment’ on Wednesday for failing to explicitly denounce white supremacist groups, as the president moved...

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    Bayern win German Super Cup to lift fifth title in 2020

    Agence France-Presse . Munich | Updated at 03:14am on October 01, 2020

    Bayern Munich claimed their fifth title of the year on Wednesday as a late Joshua Kimmich goal sealed their 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund to...

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    Mavi, Nagarkoti help Kolkata win big in IPL

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 02:37am on October 01, 2020

    Indian quicks Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti Wednesday led Kolkata Knight Riders to a big IPL win after the franchise had persisted with the bowling...

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    300m delta dwellers vulnerable to cyclones, flooding

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:12am on October 01, 2020

    More than 300 million people in low-lying river deltas, mostly in poorer nations, are exposed to flooding from tropical storms made more deadly and destructive...