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Belarus protests: Here’s a look at what’s happening and why.

Demonstrations, some of them violent, have been ongoing in Belarus since Sunday, but why are people protesting? Here's a look at what's going on.

Joe Biden To Place High Priority On Bolstering India-US Ties: Campaign.

Joe Biden administration will place a "high priority" on continuing to strengthen the India-US relationship, his campaign said on Saturday, asserting that no common global challenge can be solved...

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Ukraine invites IT firms to relocate from Belarus

Vice PM has reiterated the government's goal to attract some 5,000 IT professionals from abroad.

Ukrainian banner on balloons launched over occupied Crimea.

Former political prisoner of the Kremlin, Volodymyr Balukh, shared photos of the event on a social network.

Berlin Brothels Reopen After COVID-19 Lockdown, But Sex Not Allowed.

Berlin's brothels were allowed to reopen last week after months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions -- but full-on sex is still off-limits.

Biden Promises H-1B Reform, Eliminate Country Quota For Green Cards.

If voted to power in the November general elections, a Biden administration will reform the H-1B visa system and work towards eliminating the country-quota for Green Cards, his campaign said on...

Former officer charged in George Floyd’s death described self as a ‘human traffic cone’.

Floyd, a handcuffed Black man, died after a white officer, Derek Chauvin, pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for nearly eight minutes on May 25 as Floyd repeatedly said he could not breathe and as bystanders pleaded with officers to help him.

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Week's balance: Cabinet announces reform at Ukroboronprom, economy ministry releases macroeconomic outlook, while hryvnia beefs up.

The Cabinet of Ministers has announced the reform at the Ukroboronprom defense giant and put 200 state-owned companies up for sale, the economy ministry has published an updated macro forecast for the next three years, while the Ukrainian hryvnia ...

Pope Francis urges Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to continue talks over disputed dam.

Francis, speaking to a crowd gathered at St. Peter's Square on an official Catholic feast day, said he was closely following negotiations between the three countries over the dam.

California wildfires burn amid risk of new blazes fuelled by statewide heat wave.

A huge forest fire that prompted evacuations north of Los Angeles flared up Friday afternoon, sending up an enormous cloud of smoke as it headed down to the desert floor and the California aqueduct in the Antelope Valley.

Death of George Floyd ignites push to train police to stop abuse.

Despite policies on the books for years that require officers across the United States to stop colleagues from using excessive force, there has been little or no effort to teach officers how to intervene, law enforcement officials and experts say.

Australian Man Saves Wife By Punching Shark

A man jumped onto a great white shark and punched it to save his wife when it attacked her on Saturday at a beach in Port Macquarie in the Australian state of New South Wales, media and officials...

COVID-19 in Ukraine: hike in heavy cases reported

Hospital load averages 24%. A total of 5,854 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals.

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Environmental Activists, Chemical Workers Clash At Protected Site In Russia's Bashkortostan.

Dozens of people have been detained at Kushtau Hill in Russia's Bashkortostan region following clashes between environmental activists and workers of the Bashkir Soda Company (BSK).

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Lukashenko rejects foreign mediation for settling situation in Belarus.

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has rejected dialogue with foreign mediators in order to settle the situation in his country.

Police in Portland declare unlawful assembly as protests continue.

Portland police declared an unlawful assembly Friday night and ordered protesters to leave, saying people were throwing things at officers.

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Iran says United Arab Emirates could see a ‘dangerous future’ after deal with Israel.

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard vowed Saturday there would be dangerous consequences for the United Arab Emirates after it announced a historic deal with Israel to open up diplomatic relations.

Taiwan To Buy US F-16 Fighters Amid Ongoing Tensions With China: Report.

Taiwan finalized a purchase of F-16 fighter jets from US aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin on Friday, a source confirmed to AFP, in a $62 billion, 10-year deal almost certain to anger Beijing.

Ex-Belarusian presidential candidate Tikhanovskaya's HQ starts forming coordination council to ensure transition of power.

The headquarters of former Belarusian presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, currently in Lithuania, has announced starting to form the Coordination Council to ensure the transition of power, Tikhanovskaya's press service said in a stateme...

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Lukashenko says to hold meeting on situation in Belarus at Defense Ministry on Sat.

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko will hold a meeting at the Strategic Control Center of the Defense Ministry to discuss an external interference threat on Saturday.

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Reality check: A look at Trump’s recent claims on Biden-Harris, U.

A look at some of the past week's rhetoric and the facts.

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«Threat not only to Belarus» : Lukashenko speaks with Putin.

The two leaders have discussed "the situation in and around the Republic of Belarus" via the phone.

U.S. Embassy donates PPE against COVID-19 to Ukrainian law enforcement officers

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) against COVID-19 to Ukrainian law enforcement agencies.

Samopomich to run for local elections

The Samopomich Party will run for the local elections in Ukraine on October 25.

Thousands in South Korea protest against leader despite coronavirus warning.

Thousands of anti-government protesters, armed with umbrellas and raincoats, marched through the soggy streets of South Korea's capital Saturday, ignoring official pleas to stay home amid a surge in coronavirus infections.

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