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Fighting Erupts Between Azerbaijan, Armenia Over Disputed Area

Azerbaijan said it had captured seven of its Armenian-controlled villages, a claim Yerevan denied. Yerevan, Armenia: Baku and Yerevan put themselves on a war footing after heavy fighting erupted Sunday between Azerbaijan and Armenian separatists, claiming military and civilian casualties on both sides, including at least one child. The worst clashes since 2016 have raised […]

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China is Giving Unproven Covid-19 Vaccines to Thousands of Essential Workers, With Risks Unknown

An employee answers questions from the public near samples of a Covid-19 vaccine produced by Sinopharm subsidiary CNBG during a trade fair in Beijing on September 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) The world still lacks a proven coronavirus vaccine, but that has not stopped Chinese officials from trying to inoculate tens of thousands, if […]

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In first Trump-Biden debate, US will finally see its choice

WASHINGTON: The volatile US presidential election enters a fierce new stage this week when Donald Trump and Joe Biden hold their first debate — a television spectacle finally allowing Americans to witness the two antagonists head to head. Tuesday’s clash, coming right after Trump defied Democrats and nominated a conservative to replace the late Supreme […]

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Macron’s Party Faces Struggle In French Senate Elections

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks after visiting a Mother and Child Protection Centre (PMI) in Longjumeau, a southern suburb of Paris, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. French President wants to expand paternity leave to one month and require fathers to take time off with their newborns. President Emmanuel Macron earlier announced the plan on Instagram before […]

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Ex-Audi Boss Rupert Stadler To Stand Trial For Dieselgate

Rupert Stadler faces charges of “fraud, falsifying certifications and false advertising”. Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Former Audi boss Rupert Stadler on Wednesday becomes the first to stand trial in Germany over the “dieselgate” emissions scandal, five years after parent company VW admitted responsibility. Stadler, 57, faces charges of “fraud, falsifying certifications and false advertising” according […]

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Facing ISIS Attacks, Last Embattled Sikhs and Hindus Forced to Leave Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s dwindling community of Sikhs and Hindus is shrinking to its lowest levels. With growing threats from the local Islamic State affiliate, many are choosing to leave the country of their birth to escape the insecurity and a once-thriving community of as many as 250,000 members now counts fewer than 700. The community’s numbers have […]