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Afghan girls take exams for Turkish-run schools in Kabul | World news

KABUL (Reuters) – Hundreds of Afghan girls took entrance exams for a Turkish foundation in Kabul that runs some of Afghanistan’s top schools on Friday, despite the Taliban’s delay in allowing 13-year-olds to return in class. Some 3,500 students took the highly competitive exams of the Afghan-Turkish school system, with …

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Australian government is playing dangerous game on Taiwan – Opposition | World news

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government is deploying “dangerous electoral tactics” with its comments about joining the United States in any war against Taiwan, opposition party spokesman said on Tuesday at Foreign Affairs. Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton said earlier this month it was “inconceivable” that Canberra …

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One year away from Qatar World Cup, exploited migrant workers fight for human rights change

In a year from now, the heroes of the so-called beautiful game will travel to the small Gulf kingdom of Qatar in the hope of being crowned World Cup champions. But a growing number of critics accuse its executives and private construction companies of contributing to the systemic exploitation of …

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Latest updates: Ford abandons plans to produce electric vehicle with Rivian

Hong Kong’s shares in Alibaba fell 10% on Friday, a day after the Chinese e-commerce giant forecast annual revenue to grow at its slowest pace since its stock market debut in 2014. The group’s shares listed in New York fell more than 11% on Thursday. Alibaba’s second quarter results fell …

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report involves Belarus in anti-NATO cybercampaign | World news

By FRANK BAJAK, AP Technology Writer BOSTON (AP) – Cyber ​​security researchers say they have uncovered evidence that Belarus has been involved in a hybrid campaign of hacking and disinformation against NATO members in Eastern Europe since 2016 that was aimed at sowing discord in the military alliance, to steal …

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Britain urges Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister over detained dual nationals | World news

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday said officials pressured Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani to release dual-nationality detainees, including Anglo-Iranian humanitarian aid Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. UK Foreign Office officials also told Bagheri Kani at a meeting in London that Iran is expected to complete the Joint Comprehensive Plan of …

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Former Australian leader says submarine deal protects US | World news

By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia’s agreement to acquire submarines powered by US nuclear technology aimed to protect the United States from a Chinese nuclear attack and had changed Australia-China relations. sino, former Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating said on Wednesday. Keating, who led a center-left …

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Anglo-German toddler, father found dead in Portugal | World news

LISBON (Reuters) – Portuguese police found the charred body of a three-year-old Anglo-German boy in a burned-out car and the body of his father nearby in a rural area about 100 km south of Lisbon in what ‘they believe to be murder-suicide, local authorities said on Monday. A spokesperson for …

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Factbox-Some of the Worst Rushes in the World | World news

(Reuters) – At least eight people were killed and many more injured in a crash on the opening night of rapper Travis Scott’s Astroworld music festival sparked by a wave of fans heading for the stage, said officials announced Saturday. Here is a list of some of the worst scrambles …

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South Africa’s ANC party sees sharp drop in local elections | World news

By ANDREW MELDRUM, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) – South African voters have leveled a major criticism at the ruling African National Congress, the party of late anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, which won less than 50% of the vote cast in local elections. Widespread corruption, persistently high unemployment rates, crippling power …

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