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US to send 2,700 troops to eastern Europe amid Ukraine standoff with Russia

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  • Wednesday, 02 February 2022

Russian president Vladimir Putin talks with US president Joe Biden in Geneva in June. Phot...

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Tonga goes into lockdown over coronavirus infections

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  • Wednesday, 02 February 2022

An area in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, shows damage caused by a tsunami last month. Photograph: Mari...

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Johnson faces fresh calls to quit as police investigate 12 Downing Street parties

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  • Monday, 31 January 2022

Former prime minister Theresa May (in blue) listens as Boris Johnson speaks following an up...

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UN Security Council meets to discuss Ukraine crisis

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  • Monday, 31 January 2022

Local residents train close to Kyiv in Ukraine as Russian president Vladimir Putin contempl...

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War-scarred towns in eastern Ukraine dread return of ‘Russian world’

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  • Thursday, 27 January 2022

Mykhailo Kuprikov, director of the Kramatorsk vocational college in eastern Ukraine, stands...

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Johnson says claims he had animals airlifted from Afghanistan is ‘total rhubarb’

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  • Thursday, 27 January 2022

British prime minister Boris Johnson in North Wales on Friday. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA W...

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US sees ‘every indication’ Russia will launch new attack on Ukraine

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  • Wednesday, 26 January 2022

Ukrainian soldier Anastasia (21) rests in a shelter near Avdiivka in the Donetsk Oblast on ...

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Emeritus Pope Benedict admits to false clerical sex abuse testimony

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  • Monday, 24 January 2022

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI. It was ‘overwhelmingly likely’ he knew about abusing priests in...

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US orders families of American embassy staff to leave Ukraine

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  • Monday, 24 January 2022

US State Department officials said the Kyiv embassy will remain open and that the announcem...

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Drone-flying banned in UAE after attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels

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  • Sunday, 23 January 2022

Yemenis inspect the site of Saudi-UAE-led airstrikes which hit a prison in the northern pro...

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Irishman faces charges after exposing himself on flight to New York

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  • Saturday, 22 January 2022

Accounts of unruly passenger behaviour have risen sharply, with US airlines saying there we...

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Four found dead at US-Canada border believed to be human smuggling victims

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  • Friday, 21 January 2022

The bodies were found on Wednesday in barren, snow-covered terrain just feet from the Unite...

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