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Hong Kong’s free press faces collapse as second news site announces closure

Citizen News chief editor Daisy Li and chief writer Chris Yeung attend a press conference a...

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US and Iran talk tough as faltering nuclear talks enter dangerous phase

Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi waves during his swearing-in ceremony in Tehran on August 5t...

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WHO warns of Covid-19 ‘tsunami’ as France’s cases hit European record

France’s prime minister Jean Castex (centre) and health minister Olivier Veran (second left...

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Judge may cut 110-year sentence for trucker in fatal Denver crash

A trucker carrying wood on Interstate 70 near Denver crashed into several cars, killing fou...

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Silent nights in London as city drifts into unofficial shutdown

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First UK death with Omicron as variant spreads at ‘phenomenal’ rate

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More than 70 killed after tornadoes tear through six US states

Bowling Green, Kentucky, residents look at the damage following a tornado that struck the ...

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US supreme court permits challenge to Texas six-week abortion ban

Abortion rights advocates and anti-abortion protesters demonstrate in front of the US supre...

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