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Britain’s royal couple join mental health group hug on Australia’s Bondi Beach

Britain's royal couple join mental health group hug on Australia's Bondi Beach

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan joined in a group hug at a “Fluro Friday” event on Australia’s Bondi Beach organized by surfers to raise awareness of mental health issues. Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, meet participants of Fluro Friday, an event organized by surfing community…
Amnesty International points to extrajudicial killings in Nicaragua
Brazil’s Bolsonaro denies illicit campaign finance accusation
China state paper accuses west of double standards on Xinjiang
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Brazil far-right candidate extends lead over leftist rival ahead of run-off: poll

Brazil far-right candidate extends lead over leftist rival ahead of run-off: poll

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro extended his lead over his leftist rival Fernando Haddad in an election poll looking at voter intentions for the Oct. 28 run-off vote, according to a survey published on Thursday night. The Datafolha poll published by Globo TV showed that Bolsonaro had 59 percent…
Trump threatens to close U.S. border with Mexico

Trump threatens to close U.S. border with Mexico

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As some 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention turned to Mexico, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to close the U.S.-Mexico border if authorities there fail to stop them — a nearly unthinkable move that would disrupt hundreds of thousands of legal freight, vehicle and pedestrian crossings each day. With less than three…
Indonesia drops disinfectant on disaster-ravaged neighbourhoods

Indonesia drops disinfectant on disaster-ravaged neighbourhoods

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Helicopters are dropping disinfectant on neighbourhoods in the earthquake- and tsunami-stricken city of Palu to reduce disease risks from the thousands of victims believed buried in obliterated communities, Indonesia's disaster agency said Thursday. The agency said 430 hectares of land and nearly 3,500 homes succumbed to liquefaction in central Sulawesi when the Sept. 28 earthquake…
Russian authorities search for possible accomplice of student killer in Crimea attack

Russian authorities search for possible accomplice of student killer in Crimea attack

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Russian authorities in Crimea were searching Thursday for a possible accomplice of the student whose shooting and bomb attack on his vocational school killed 20 people and wounded more than 50, a top official said. The 18-year-old student, who authorities said later killed himself in the school's library, was initially believed to be the only…
‘I don’t think they will come back’: Inside a killing zone, 1 year later

'I don't think they will come back': Inside a killing zone, 1 year later

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As the widely acknowledged site of a massacre, the village of Inn Din in northern Rakhine seemed a peculiar place for Myanmar government officials to kick off a foreign press tour. Walking into the rain-soaked village more than a year later, there were no specific signs of the outburst of sudden, gruesome violence that killed 10…