Israeli teenager released from prison after refusing to serve in armyArmy board accepts that 19-year-old Hallel Rabin's pacifism is sincere, not driven by 'political considerations'

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Pope installs new cardinals, including first African-AmericanPope Francis on Saturday installed 13 new cardinals, including the first African-American to hold the high rank, further expanding the pontiff's impact on the group that will one day elect his successor.

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A Hungarian official compared billionaire George Soros, who is a Holocaust survivor, to Adolf HitlerSzilard Demeter's tirade with Holocaust references sparked outrage from Hungary's Jewish community, who called them 'tasteless' and 'unforgivable.'

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UK confirms H5N8 bird flu on English turkey farmBird flu has been found at a turkey farm in northern England, the government said on Sunday.

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Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft carrying asteroid soil samples nears Earth. The spacecraft left the asteroid Ryugu a year ago and is expected to reach Earth and drop a capsule containing the precious samples in southern Australia on December 6Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft left the asteroid Ryugu a year ago and is expected to reach Earth and drop a capsule containing the precious samples in southern Australia on December 6.

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Suspected extremists kill at least 40 farmers in NigeriaMAIDGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected members of the Islamic militant group Boko Haram killed at least 40 rice farmers and fishermen while they were harvesting crops in Nigeria’s northern Borno...

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Signs Sweden has lost faith with COVID expert Anders Tegnell as deaths riseThe epidemiologist who led no-lockdown strategy appears to have been sidelined by government.

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U.S. Supreme Court weighs Trump bid to bar illegal immigrants from census totalsThe Supreme Court on Monday is set to take up President Donald Trump's unprecedented and contentious effort to exclude illegal immigrants from the population totals used to allocate U.S. House of Representatives districts to states.

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Google Earth reveals suspected nuclear weapons facility in PakistanSleuthing with satellite images has revealed a substantial and undocumented expansion to a suspected nuclear processing plant in Pakistan, a possible sign the country is boosting capacity for its nuclear weapons programme

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Boko Haram kill dozens of farm workers in NigeriaUp to 43 slaughtered and a further six seriously injured, say anti-jihadist militia

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London's homeless will be offered two-week stay in hotel over ChristmasHomelessness charity Crisis has paid for 517 hotel rooms at four London hotels which were provided by London Hotel Group for cheaper rates. They will house rough sleepers over Christmas.

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Scientists find ancient whale skeleton in ThailandResearchers in Thailand have found an almost perfectly preserved whale skeleton believed to be between 3,000 and 5,000 years old.

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Canada blocks bulk exports of some prescription drugs in response to Trump import planCanada on Saturday blocked bulk exports of prescription drugs if they would create a shortage at home, in response to outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to allow imports from Canada to lower some drug prices for Americans.

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Famous gay penguin couple at Australian zoo adopts another chickThis is the second time the couple adopted an egg from a heterosexual couple that had two

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UK Government ready for 100 per cent increase in Hong Kong citizens coming to UKLeaked internal briefing paper warns of 'rapid rise in the issue of British National (Overseas) passports since June'

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Tackling drunken students by night, teaching by day: PhD students say they are being exploitedPostgraduates have few staff benefits – but bear the responsibilities of the Covid frontline

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At Risk: Russia's Indigenous Peoples Sound Alarm On Loss Of Arctic, Traditional Way Of Life. Ominous signs have already emerged from the thaw: thinning reindeer herds and fish stocks, drying lakes, and forest firesThe Arctic is melting at a record pace, exposing a host of threats to the indigenous peoples of Russia's Far North: thinning reindeer herds and fish stocks, environmental disasters, and the arrival of the coronavirus on the heels of a construction boom.

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Putin Still Won't Congratulate Biden Despite Start of Formal TransitionThe Kremlin reiterated that Putin won't congratulate Biden before the election results are officially announced.

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EU condemns killing of Iranian nuclear scientist as 'criminal act'Brussels urges 'maximum restraint' after Tehran points finger at Israel in deadly Friday ambush; Iranian leaders promise revenge

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Australia sweats through scorching 50C heatwave as thousands flock to beaches across the east coast despite health authorities urging people to stay homeAustralia is currently the hottest country in the world, taking all of the top ten spots for global towns and cities in the last 24 hours.

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