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Media organizations have dedicated sections on their websites or TV channels for world news, and there are also dedicated news websites and services that focus exclusively on world news coverage. Here is the top news from Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, Europe, United States, Middle East, Russia.

Fowl flu: The subsequent pandemic?

It has ravaged farms, decimated wild birds and spilled onto mammals. Could avian flu spark the next human pandemic? The Down to Earth team takes a closer look. Ducks ‘most vulnerable species’ in France Jean-Christophe Dardenne is a duck farmer in F..

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Chook flu: The subsequent pandemic?

It has ravaged farms, decimated wild birds and spilled onto mammals. Could avian flu spark the next human pandemic? The Down to Earth team takes a closer look. Ducks ‘most vulnerable species’ in France Jean-Christophe Dardenne is a duck farmer in F..

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Is the Next Refugee Crisis in the Asia-Pacific Region Imminent?

Last year marked 20 years since the creation of the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons, and Related Transnational Crime. Commendable for its longevity, serious-minded policy dialogue, and capacity building, the Bali Process’ pot..

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Thomas Sankara, Africa’s Che Guevara, reburied in Burkina Faso

Issued on: 23/02/2023 - 14:56 Burkina Faso’s revolutionary leader, Thomas Sankara, was reburied Thursday, eight years after his body was exhumed as part of an investigation. Sankara’s body, and those of the 12 people who died with him, were reburied at the site of his assassination, which has since become a memorial for Sankara featuring a life-..

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UN requires ‘speedy ceasefire’ in Syria to facilitate bringing help to quake victims

Issued on: 10/02/2023 - 06:52Modified: 10/02/2023 - 23:02 The United Nations rights chief called Friday for an immediate ceasefire in Syria to help facilitate bringing aid to all victims of the region's devastating earthquakes. The death toll f..

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Former PM and retired NATO basic make Czech presidential run-off

Issued on: 14/01/2023 - 18:12 Billionaire former prime minister Andrej Babis and retired NATO general Petr Pavel topped the first round of the Czech presidential election on Saturday. Babis won 36.02 percent and Pavel 34.38, while economist Danuse..

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Greta Thunberg joins anti-coal activists at protest in German village

Issued on: 14/01/2023 - 17:56 Climate activist Greta Thunberg and thousands of demonstrators marched in a large-scale protest in Germany on Saturday against the demolition of a village to make way for an open-cast coal mine extension. Crowds of ac..

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‘We’re in the beginning of a brand new industrial revolution’: Eire’s atmosphere minister

Issued on: 02/12/2022 - 17:37 Talking Europe speaks to Eamon Ryan, the leader of the Irish Green Party and minister for the Environment, Climate, Communications and Transport in the current coalition government in Dublin. We caught up with him after..

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EU agrees to cost cap on Russian oil after Poland’s inexperienced mild

Issued on: 02/12/2022 - 19:10 Poland has agreed to the European Union's deal for a $60 per barrel price cap on Russian seaborne oil, allowing the EU to move forward with formally approving the deal over the weekend, Poland's Ambassador to ..

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Greater than 200 Ukrainians detained or disappeared throughout occupation of Kherson

More than 200 Ukrainians were subjected to extrajudicial detentions and forced disappearances in Kherson after Russian forces took control of the region in March, a Yale University research group said Friday. Half of the people seized “do not appear ..

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France and Germany transfer ahead with European fighter jet deal

Issued on: 18/11/2022 - 21:50 France and Germany on Friday hailed the conclusion of a deal to build a new European fighter jet after months of disagreements between two companies involved -- Airbus and Dassault Aviation. Launched by France and Ger..

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‘We have to overcome nationwide vetoes for options on migration,’ former Italian FM says

Issued on: 18/11/2022 - 17:21 Talking Europe speaks to a veteran of the European and Italian political scenes, former EU Commissioner and former Italian foreign minister Emma Bonino. She shares her thoughts on the bitter dispute between Rome and Par..

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