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Executions worldwide at highest record since 2015: Amnesty
Executions worldwide at highest record since 2015: Amnesty

Executions worldwide at highest record since 2015: Amnesty

Almost three-quarters of the recorded executions were carried out in Iran alone. Human rights group Amnesty International said in a report released on Wednesday that 1,153 executions were recorded worldwide in 2023. The figure
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Trump defense slams key witness as hush money trial wraps
Trump defense slams key witness as hush money trial wraps

Trump defense slams key witness as hush money trial wraps

Donald Trump’s defense lawyers told the jury they could not trust the evidence of his former lawyer Michael Cohen. The prosecution argued the case’s substance “could very well be what got President
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India: Several killed, trapped in quarry collapse
India: Several killed, trapped in quarry collapse

India: Several killed, trapped in quarry collapse

The deadly cyclone Remal, which has already claimed lives in coastal India and Bangladesh, has now caused a quarry collapse in the remote Indian state of Mizoram. Torrential rain brought on by cyclone
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North Korean spy satellite launch ends in failure
North Korean spy satellite launch ends in failure

North Korean spy satellite launch ends in failure

North Korea said it launched a rocket that was carrying a spy satellite but exploded mid-air. However, the US claimed the rocket involved technologies related to Pyongyang’s intercontinental ballistic missile program. North
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Poland presents plan to fortify border to Russia, Belarus
Poland presents plan to fortify border to Russia, Belarus

Poland presents plan to fortify border to Russia, Belarus

Defense officials in Poland have shared details on a plan to strengthen the country’s eastern border. They say Poland is at constant risk of hostile actions by Russia and its ally, Belarus.
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Germany: Ex-military officer sentenced for Russia spying
Germany: Ex-military officer sentenced for Russia spying

Germany: Ex-military officer sentenced for Russia spying

A court in Düsseldorf has sentenced a former German military officer to three and half years in prison for slipping photographs of documents related to munitions systems and aircraft technology to the
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Papua New Guinea: More than 2,000 people killed in landslide
Papua New Guinea: More than 2,000 people killed in landslide

Papua New Guinea: More than 2,000 people killed in landslide

The search for survivors continues after a remote hillside village in Papua New Guinea was buried under a landslide. The UN says treacherous conditions have hampered rescue efforts. Papua New Guinea reported
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