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French police hunt assailant who shot and wounded Orthodox priest in church

A Greek Orthodox priest was shot and injured on Saturday (October 31) at a church in the centre of the French city of Lyon by an assailant who then fled, a police source and witnesses said.


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US says Iranian hackers behind threatening emails accessed voter data

US officials said late Friday (October 31) that the Iranian hackers behind a wave of threatening emails sent to thousands of Americans earlier this month successfully accessed voter data.


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[Video] US Election Update: October 30, 2020

NRT English presents a rundown of the day's updates in the US ahead of the November 3 election. NRT English Senior Editor Winthrop Rodgers is in the US capital, bringing you the latest developments on


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[Video] US voters are casting ballots in record numbers

American voters are casting ballots in record numbers with just four days left until Election Day 2020. More than 85 million ballots have already been cast with voters sending ballots in via mail or s


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Three dead as woman beheaded in knife attack at French church

A knife-wielding attacker shouting “Allahu Akbar” beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a suspected terrorist attack at a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday (October 29), police a


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Views from the street: Sulaimani residents on the US elections

With just days to go until the US Presidential election, NRT’s Sako program went out into the streets of Sulaimani city to talk with local residents and hear their perspectives on what the content cou


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Biden and Trump enter last week of campaigning ahead of Nov. 3 election

US Presidential candidates Joseph Biden and Donald Trump are hitting the campaign trails hard with just a week left until the 2020 US election. The candidates held five events in four states on Tuesda


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US early voting tops 60 million as historic pace continues

More than 60 million Americans have cast ballots in the US presidential election with eight days to go, a record-breaking pace that could lead to the highest voter turnout in over a century, according


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Turkish leader backs boycott of French goods over cartoon row

Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan asked his compatriots to stop buying French goods on Monday (October 26) in the latest expression of anger in the Muslim world over images being displayed in France of th


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US COVID-19 cases soar as Pence's staff at White House test positive

A new coronavirus outbreak at the White House involving Vice President Mike Pence’s staff comes as the United States reported a near-record number of new cases on Saturday (October 25).


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Europe becomes second region to cross 250,000 deaths as second COVID wave hits

Europe became the second region after Latin America to surpass 250,000 deaths on Saturday (October 24), according to a Reuters tally, with record numbers of daily COVID-19 infections reported in the p


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Pompeo to meet Armenian, Azeri ministers over Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces clashed in several areas of Nagorno-Karabakh on Friday (October 23), hours before talks were due to start in Washington to try to end the deadliest fighting in th


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In final Trump-Biden showdown, less chaos but plenty of clashes

US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic at Thursday’s final presidential debate, seeking to persuade th


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US COVID-19 single-day deaths top 1,200 for first time since August

The number of coronavirus deaths reported in the United States on Wednesday (October 22) reached its highest in two months, offering more evidence that the pandemic was gaining fresh momentum across t


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Armenian president to discuss Nagorno-Karabakh with EU, NATO

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has left for Brussels to discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with NATO and European Union officials, his office said on Wednesday (October 21).


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Russia's Novak says premature to talk about OPEC+ plans beyond 2020

Russia’s energy minister said on Tuesday (October 20) it was too early to discuss the future of global oil production curbs beyond December, less than a week after saying plans to reduce the output re


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Trump: US to remove Sudan from state terrorism sponsors list after payment to victims

President Donald Trump announced on Monday (October 19) the United States would remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism as soon as Khartoum sets aside the $335 million it has agreed


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New Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire jeopardised by shelling reports

A new ceasefire in the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh appeared to be in jeopardy on Monday (October 19), with ethnic Armenian forces and Azerbaijan accusing each other of renewed shelling.


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Premier Tatar ousts incumbent president in northern Cyprus election

Ersin Tatar, prime minister of the breakaway state of North Cyprus, won a presidential election runoff on Sunday (October 18) with 51.74% of votes, said Narin Ferdi Sefik, head of the electoral board.


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Global coronavirus rise by one-day record of 400,000

Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time on Saturday (October 17), a record one-day increase as much of Europe enacts new restrictions to curb the outbreak.


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