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BBC: UK imposes sanctions against human rights abusers.

Russia has threatened to retaliate with reciprocal measures and said the sanctions were "pointless."

Dinosaur forerunner smaller than a cellphone may have walked the earth, fossil indicates.

The creature, which predated dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs, was just shy of 10 centimetres tall, according to a study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Harry and Meghan say past must be acknowledged even if it is ‘uncomfortable’.

Couple spoke of historic injustice, unconscious bias and racism in light of the Black Lives Matter movement

Couple in Brazil charged after woman allegedly held as slave for years at family mansion.

Court documents said for months on end the woman was not allowed into the mansion, slept on a couch, and had to use a bucket for a toilet. She depended on a neighbour for food and other basics and did not have a vacation day in 22 years.

Ukraine to look into possibility of deploying OSCE peacekeepers to Donbas – minister.

He says introducing an OSCE peacekeeping mission could be an unprecedented case.

Death toll rises to 40 in Japan as more areas brace for heavy rain, floods.

Army troops and other rescuers worked their way through mud and debris along the flooded Kuma River, where many houses and buildings were submerged nearly to their roofs.

Ukraine doesn't rule out suing Iran over downing of UIA plane.

The parties need to go through a dispute settlement process before lodging a lawsuit with the court.

Trump criticizes Redskins, Indians sports teams for considering name changes.

Trump tweeted, "They name teams out of STRENGTH, not weakness, but now the Washington Redskins & Cleveland Indians, two fabled sports franchises, look like they are going to be changing their names in order to be politically correct."

Right-wing French cabinet to hold first meeting

Macron reshuffled team to drive unity while fragmenting opposition in run to 2022

Clearview AI to stop facial recognition services in Canada, privacy watchdog says.

Clearview AI's technology allows for the collection of huge numbers of images from various sources that can help police forces, financial institutions and other clients identify people.

Terror Groups Must Not Be Allowed To Use Fragilities Due To COVID-19: UN.

Terror groups such as the Islamic State, al-Qaeda and their regional affiliates must not be allowed to exploit the increasing "fissures and fragilities" due to the psycho-social, economic and...

Every second industrial producer in Ukraine not to boost output in next three months – survey.

Some 80% of enterprises do not plan a rise in selling prices.

U.K. Sanctions Russian Officials Over Alleged Involvement In Magnitsky Death

Britain has imposed sanctions on more than two dozen Russian individuals in connection with the death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky as relations between the two nations remain frayed over what London calls Moscow's destabilizing acts. 

Amy Cooper faces charges after calling police on Black bird watcher in Central Park.

Amy Cooper was ordered to appear in court on Oct. 15, 2020.

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Lives on hold: How coronavirus has affected the women porters of Melilla.

With the Spain-Morocco border closed, livelihoods linked to cross-border trade have been taken away

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RFE/RL: Austrian police investigating whether murder of Russian asylum seeker politically motivated.

He was expected to be a key witness in the assassination of Chechen Akima Okueva in Kyiv in October 2017 but was not allowed entry into Ukraine.

New York’s Cuomo blasts Trump for ‘enabling’ coronavirus as 130,000 die in the U.

Infections are on the rise in 39 states, according to a Reuters tally, and 16 states have posted record daily case counts in July.

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Russia's Environmental Watchdog Wants Oligarch-Controlled Norilsk To Foot $2 Billion Spill Bill.

Russia's state environmental watchdog said metals producer Norilsk Nickel should foot the estimated $2 billion bill for damages caused by a massive fuel spill at the company’s operations in the Arctic.

US COVID-19 Death Count Crosses 1.3 Lakh-Mark: Report

The United States passed another grim coronavirus milestone Monday as the death count from the virus climbed past 130,000, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

Spanish officials seek to reassure in spite of new Covid-19 restrictions.

Situation ‘under control’ in area of Catalonia where renewed lockdown measures imposed

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Quarantined athletes, limited fans: How the Olympics may go on during coronavirus pandemic.

The Olympics are scheduled to open on July 23, 2021. So far local organizers and the IOC have talked only vaguely in public about how the games can be held.

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Average number of positive COVID-19 tests in Ukraine higher than in Europe – WHO representative.

The number of patients with COVID-19 is growing daily around the world.

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Hong Kong Details New Powers Under Controversial China's Security Law.

Hong Kong released additional details of China's new national security law for the former British colony on Monday, saying security forces had overriding authority to enter and search properties for...

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Ghana offering African Americans the chance to move to Africa.

Ghanian politicians to renew their call-outs to people of African descent to ‘come home’

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Masks Encouraged As Precaution At Next Trump Rally, Says White House.

Donald Trump's re-election campaign made the decision to "strongly encourage" masks at the Republican president's next rally as a precautionary measure, the White House chief of staff said on Monday.

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