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  • Ukraine to slash ties with Iran over 'evil' drones supply to Russia

    Ukraine to slash ties with Iran over 'evil' drones supply to Russia

    Zelensky said a total of eight Iranian-made unmanned aerial vehicles had been shot down so far in the conflict.Ukraine and the United States accused Iran of supplying drones to Russia, a charge Tehran denies.

  • Equatorial Guinea president to run again to extend 43-year rule

    Equatorial Guinea president to run again to extend 43-year rule

    The rule of Obiang, 80, has been marked by torture of political opponents, sham elections, and corruption, rights groups and foreign powers say.Under him, the West African country has become increasingly reclusive and reliant on oil and gas, which provide about three quarters of state revenues.

  • Same-sex parenting not normal, says aide to Italy's Meloni

    Same-sex parenting not normal, says aide to Italy's Meloni

    The remarks from Federico Mollicone, culture spokesman for Giorgia Meloni's Brothers of Italy, triggered outrage from political opponents and on social media as Meloni looks poised to become Italy's first female prime minister.Mollicone revived criticism he had previously expressed of an episode of...

  • Some 928,000 still without power in Puerto Rico after Fiona

    Some 928,000 still without power in Puerto Rico after Fiona

    Hurricane Fiona was now passing Bermuda as it headed for Nova Scotia in Canada, classed as a major hurricane with winds of up to 125 miles per hour (205 kph). The storm has killed at least eight people.Fiona hit Puerto Rico on Sunday, five years after Hurricane Maria knocked out all p...

  • West African bloc sanctions Guinea, condemns Mali for detaining Ivorian troops

    West African bloc sanctions Guinea, condemns Mali for detaining Ivorian troops

    In an extraordinary summit held on the sidelines of the UNGA in New York, leaders from ECOWAS agreed to freeze junta members' financial assets and bar them from travelling to other countries in the region.It was not made clear who would be affected by the new sanctions, with much of the junta's lead...

  • Moscow 'not threatening anyone' with nuclear weapons - Russia's Ryabkov

    Moscow 'not threatening anyone' with nuclear weapons - Russia's Ryabkov

    President Vladimir Putin this week told the West he was "not bluffing" when he said would use nuclear weapons if Russia's territorial integrity was threatened.Four Russian-controlled regions in Ukraine are staging referendums this weekend on whether to join Russia. 

  • Iranian state-organised marchers call for execution of 'rioters'

    Iranian state-organised marchers call for execution of 'rioters'

    Demonstrators condemned the anti-government protesters as "Israel's soldiers", live state television coverage showed.They also shouted "Death to America" and "Death to Israel", common slogans the country's clerical rulers use to try and stir up support for authorities.Amini's death has reignited ang...

  • Uganda Ebola death toll rises to four - health ministry

    Uganda Ebola death toll rises to four - health ministry

    Uganda's health ministry said it had confirmed 11 cases of Ebola in total, including the four deaths.The current outbreak, attributed to the Ebola Sudan strain, appears to have started in a small village in Mubende district around the beginning of September, authorities say.

  • Ringleader of 'clique' against Chinese Communist Party faces life in jail

    Ringleader of 'clique' against Chinese Communist Party faces life in jail

    Sun, 53, was handed a suspended death sentence that will be commuted to life imprisonment after two years, with no possibility of parole.The court said his crimes included giving and taking bribes amounting to about Ksh.10 billion, manipulating the stock market and illegally owning two firearms.

  • Thirteen years later, 'Avatar' to return with a focus on family

    Thirteen years later, 'Avatar' to return with a focus on family

    James Cameron's "Avatar: The Way of Water" is scheduled to reach theatres in December. The first "Avatar" movie focused on a battle for natural resources between human colonists and the blue Na'vi people on a moon called Pandora.Actor Sam Worthington said "The Way of Water" shows his character, Jake...