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Europe - We're in this war in Ukraine for the long haul, Vladimir Putin tells his human rights council - Vladimir Putin said his army could be fighting in Ukraine for a long time, but he saw "no sense" in mobilising additional soldiers yet.

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Middle East -- Sister of Iran's supreme leader calls him a 'despot' and urges Revolutionary Guards to lay down arms

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North America -- Democrat victory in Georgia Senate run-off a bad omen for Donald Trump and his proteges

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North America -- Joe Biden 'absolutely' ready for tilt at second term as US president as Macron gets the inside scoop

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Victim's father kills murderer in Taliban's first public execution

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I'm A Celeb campmate Matt Hancock to quit parliamentary seat at next election

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QAnon, a dark prince and a sinister plot to seize the German parliament

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Matt Hancock quits politics after discovering 'new world of possibilities' following I'm A Celebrity stint

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Three arrested over Bolivian people smuggling using common travel area

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Around 150 injured in Barcelona commuter train crash

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Family of killed Capitol police officer refuse to shake hands with top Republican at medal ceremony

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German police arrest 25 on suspicion of planning armed far-right coup

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NASA release footage from Orion after it flew directly behind the Moon

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'Fairytale of Doha' – English soccer fan's cringeworthy version of 'Fairytale of New York'

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Kirstie Alley, mainstay of the screen in the 1980s and 1990s, dies aged 71

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Comment - Premium - Eilis O'Hanlon - Opinion - How far will Prince Harry go to get his royal revenge? It's not often one looks to Britain's red top tabloids for an insightful take on world events. After the release of the trailer for the Netflix series about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Daily Star did, however, sum up the story perfectly with the headline: "Publicity-shy couple share their most intimate secrets with eight billion people."

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Gradual economic revival gives Joe Biden grounds for cautious optimism -- Jennifer Rubin

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Why we must not let China stage another Tiananmen -- Jianli Yang

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To infinity and beyond – but Nasa's Artemis moon mission might reveal our true human limits -- David Von Drehle

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Germany's political mainstream continues to sleepwalk as support for a radical alternative grows -- Katja Hoyer

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Russia may be pushing Belarus to open a new front in war on Ukraine

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Russian President Vladimir Putin warns war in Ukraine may be 'a long process'

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Oldest DNA reveals lush Greenland landscape two million years ago

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Stephen Bear upped cost of OnlyFans subscription after posting 'revenge porn' video while ex-Love Island star Georgia Harrison hid in room in shame, court told

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China to further ease Covid-19 curbs as leaders soften tone on dangers of virus amid social unrest

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Thousands flee as highest volcano in Indonesia erupts

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North Korean parents forced to call their children 'Loyalty' and 'Bomb' to show commitment to the regime

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'Two million people could die' but Chinese premier Xi is refusing to use western vaccines

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Chinese astronauts return to Earth after six months building space station

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Sex outside of marriage will carry a jail term in Indonesia

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Chinese president Xi Jinping concedes citizens' 'frustration' at Covid lockdowns and suggests loosening of restrictions

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Indonesia to 'ban' extramarital sex under new laws

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Former teacher at centre of hit podcast gets 24 year sentence for murdering his wife in 1982

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Crocodile catcher charged over crash that killed 'outback icon'

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'We need ambitious, rapid and sustained action' – Great Barrier Reef is now an endangered site, warns Unesco

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Sydney's Bondi Beach becomes nudist for one day only in skin cancer campaign

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New Zealand house seller adds free Tesla into the bargain, as property prices tumble

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Visitors rushed to safety as five lions escape from enclosure at Sydney zoo

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South Korean mother arrested over alleged murder of children found in suitcases at storage facility

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Ebola still a major problem in Africa and community effects are devastating, but there is hope for the future

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Forty-nine people sentenced to death for lynching man wrongly suspected of starting wildfires

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Eamon Ryan: Ireland should help foot 'loss and damage' bill from its €16bn corporation tax take

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Cop27 edges closer to deal on 'loss and damage' fund

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Benin Bronzes: 'King Charles would not be asked to share his crown jewels'

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Ireland's climate report card since last COP at best gives us a middle row seat at this one

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26 rescued after passenger plane crash lands into Tanzania's Lake Victoria

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Africa - President Michael D Higgins - Opinion - COP27: Famines and the role of the rich in creating them must not slip the agenda of those with most to give

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