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Tunisian President Saied Announces He Will Amend the Constitution | World news

By Tarek Amara and Angus McDowall TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian President Kais Saied on Saturday said he was preparing to change the country’s constitution, but said he would only do so using existing constitutional means, seven weeks after taking power by measures that his enemies have qualified as a coup …

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Factbox-Norway three candidates for the post of Prime Minister | World news

OSLO (Reuters) – Nine political parties are expected to win seats in the Norwegian parliamentary elections on September 12 and 13, but only three leaders are running for prime minister. Here are brief profiles of those vying for the top position: Jonas Gahr Stoere (Labor) – The undisputed leader, Stoere, …

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Coronavirus live: UK reports 120 more deaths; Germans urged to be stung to spare hospitals | World news

People in Germany were urged by the country’s health minister to take the Covid-19 vaccine, with the warning that if the number of vaccinations does not increase, hospitals across the country could be inundated with patients later in the year. So far, only 61% of the German population has received …

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China Warns of Political Tensions for US Climate Cooperation | World news

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi has warned the United States that political tensions between Beijing and Washington could undermine the efforts of the two main global sources of greenhouse gases to cooperate in the fight against climate change. The Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister told US …

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Afghanistan Live: Unknown How Many Will Be Left Behind Evacuation, Says UK Foreign Minister | World news

Chinese and Russian leaders Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin pledge to counter “terrorism threats” emerging from Afghanistan in a phone call. The two leaders “declared themselves ready to redouble their efforts to fight against threats of terrorism and drug trafficking from Afghan territory,” according to statements issued by both Beijing …

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Cyprus returns 88 Syrian migrants to Lebanon | World news

By MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS, Associated Press NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) – Cyprus returned 88 Syrian migrants to Lebanon on Monday after trying to reach the eastern Mediterranean island nation on two boats. Interior Minister Nicos Nouris told The Associated Press that rescue teams continue to search for one of the five men …

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Kamala Harris visits Singapore to deepen ties and counter Chinese influence | World news

By Nandita Bose and Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE (Reuters) – US Vice President Kamala Harris will meet with Singapore leaders on Monday on the first working day of a trip to Southeast Asia to strengthen ties as part of Washington’s efforts to counter the growing influence from China. Harris will meet …

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Joséphine Baker is the first black woman to be buried in Paris | World news

PARIS (AP) – The remains of American-born singer and dancer Joséphine Baker will be reburied at the Pantheon monument in Paris, making the artist who is a hero of World War II in France the first black woman to achieve the highest honor in the country. Le Parisien newspaper reported …

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Tanzania suspends newspaper over article about president it calls bogus | World news

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The Tanzanian government on Wednesday suspended a local newspaper for broadcasting what it called a false story saying that President Samia Suluhu Hassan would not run for the post in 2025, the first suspension of a newspaper under the mandate of Hassan. The suspended newspaper, Uhuru, is …

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Explain-The Five Futures of the UN Climate Report – Explained | World news

(Reuters) – The UN climate panel report https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg1 released Monday on the physical science of climate change uses five possible scenarios for the future. Scenarios are the result of complex calculations that depend on how quickly humans reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But the calculations also aim to capture socio-economic changes …

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