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Coronavirus: Macron declares second national lockdown in France
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 20:04:24 GMT
The tough new curbs on travel, businesses and gatherings are aimed at tackling a Covid surge.

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Missile strike on Azeri town kills 21 civilians
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 16:18:56 GMT
Azerbaijan says Armenia's military has targeted civilians as the Nagorno-Karabakh war intensifies.

Charlie Hebdo: Turkey vows legal action over Erdogan cartoon
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:00:33 GMT
The cartoon showing the president lifting the skirt of a veiled woman was printed in Charlie Hebdo.

Poland abortion ruling sparks 'women's strike'
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 16:16:22 GMT
Anger over a court's near-total ban continues as the ruling party says there is no turning back.

Boeing to cut 20% of workforce by end of 2021
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 13:44:07 GMT
The planemaker is extending previously announced cuts as it faces slumping demand in the pandemic.

FBI charges 'Chinese agents who coerced dissidents'
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 17:23:53 GMT
The "agents" are accused of trying to force opponents of the Communist Party to return to China.

Argentina Dirty War: Torture and baby theft trial under way
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 13:08:45 GMT
The trial examines alleged crimes committed in clandestine detention centres under military rule.

Philadelphia rocked by fresh unrest after police shooting
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:47:07 GMT
Police reinforcements are deployed with the National Guard during a second night of protests.

Great Barrier Reef: Scientists find reef taller than Empire State Building
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:01:30 GMT
Standing 500m (1,640ft) tall, the "blade-like" reef was found off Australia's far north.

Climate change: China's forest carbon uptake 'underestimated'
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 16:06:54 GMT
Scientists put new numbers of Chinese trees' ability to pull carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Coronavirus: South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa self-quarantines
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:05:31 GMT
A guest at a dinner the president attended later tested positive for coronavirus.

World Series: LA Dodgers beat Tampa Bay Rays to triumph for first time since 1988
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 08:00:10 GMT
The Los Angeles Dodgers win their first World Series in 32 years, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to secure a 4-2 win in the best-of-seven championship.

YouTuber talks kindness with Naomi Biden
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 18:11:02 GMT
Three tense moments on Wednesday and a YouTuber talks kindness with Joe Biden's granddaughter.

Surviving a week in Afghanistan
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 00:07:25 GMT
One violent week in a long war. Here are some of those who died and those who survived.

US election: The Taiwan-sized challenge facing the next US president
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 00:03:39 GMT
China's ambition to retake Taiwan - possibly by force - could become a major flashpoint with the US.

Poland abortion: Voices of Poles divided over near-total ban
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 13:39:41 GMT
Two Polish women give their views after a court ruling prompted seven days of protests.

'Growing enemies to French concept of secularism'
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:22:36 GMT
Some people have values contrary to democracy, says a secularism in education adviser.

Seychelles elections: How a priest rose to become president
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 00:13:51 GMT
Wavel Ramkalawan brings his party in from 43 years in opposition to lead the island nation.

Typhoon Molave batters Vietnamese coast
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:15:44 GMT
The storm hit Vietnam's central coastline on Wednesday, leaving at least two people dead.

US election: Joe Biden and wife Jill vote early in Delaware
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 17:58:52 GMT
The Democratic presidential candidate votes early in Delaware and answers questions on his healthcare plan.

John Bolton clashes with Emily Maitlis on Newsnight
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:07:43 GMT
Emily Maitlis clashes with John Bolton over his failure to testify at President Trump's impeachment trial.

Melbourne cheers end of Australia's strictest lockdown
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 08:06:00 GMT
After months of restrictions, Melbourne's bars, restaurants and shops are finally open again.

Melania Trump: 'Media created picture of my husband I don't recognise'
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 21:34:41 GMT
First Lady Melania Trump makes her first solo appearance to support her husband's election campaign.

US election: The sinking island voting for Trump
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 23:54:31 GMT
Tangier Island is on the frontline of climate change but residents say saving jobs now is the priority.

US election 2020: The five Senate races to watch
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 22:27:48 GMT
The battle for control of the Senate is as consequential as the race for the White House.

US election: A generational divide over Trump among Vietnamese-Americans
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 00:29:42 GMT
Young Vietnamese-Americans see things differently to elders who settled in US after the Vietnam War.

The Electoral College: Which voters really decide the US election?
Sun, 04 Oct 2020 23:29:18 GMT
More than 245 million Americans are eligible to vote but only a few will decide the outcome.

US election 2020 polls: Who is ahead - Trump or Biden?
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 10:16:51 GMT
An in-depth look at the polls and what they can and can't tell us about who will win the White House.

US election 2020: What does it cost and who pays for it?
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 23:07:10 GMT
With presidential candidates spending billions of dollars to win, the world's most powerful job doesn't come cheap.

US election 2020: A really simple guide
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:01:38 GMT
If you're looking for a refresher or trying to understand it for the first time, this guide will help.

US election 2020: What are Trump's and Biden's policies?
Sun, 18 Oct 2020 15:14:28 GMT
Some of President Trump's and Joe Biden's key policies explained and compared.

Why we might have to wait for a result
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 15:39:14 GMT
A surge in postal ballots, legal disputes and stubborn candidates could delay the results.



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