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West voices its concern over Russia's military build-up on Ukrainian border ahead of Biden call with Putin
US President Joe Biden has spoken to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European leaders to share growing concerns about Russia's behaviour towards Ukraine.
Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar's deposed leader receives two-year jail sentence
Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi has received a two-year jail sentence as a court delivers the first verdicts in a number of cases which could see her imprisoned for decades.
COVID-19: Italy brings in tougher restrictions for the unvaccinated - but there are doubts as to how rules will be enforced
Italians face tougher rules from Monday if they are not vaccinated against COVID-19.
Afghanistan evacuation saw junior UK officials asked to 'make hundreds of life and death decisions about which they knew nothing'
Damning claims from a whistleblower about failures during Britain's evacuation from Afghanistan will be presented to MPs today.
Winter Olympics 2022: US to stage diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games over China human rights abuses
The US will stage a diplomatic boycott against the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics to protest against human rights abuses in China.
Wildfires break carbon emission records in US, Siberia, and Turkey, as climate change fans intense blazes, says EU monitoring service
Wildfires have produced a record amount of carbon emissions in some parts of the world this year, according to the European Union's Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service.
Omicron: Curve of COVID cases driven by new variant 'much steeper' than previous waves, professor warns
A curve of new COVID cases - driven by the Omicron variant - is "much steeper" than previous waves, the director of the Africa Health Research Institute has warned, as South Africa prepares its hospitals for more admissions.
COVID-19: Riot police deploy water cannon and tear gas against anti-lockdown protesters in Brussels
Belgian police used tear gas and water cannon on protesters in Brussels to disperse crowds demonstrating against new coronavirus restrictions.
Pakistan lynching: Imran Khan pledges severity with suspects after Sri Lankan man accused of blasphemy killed by mob
More than 100 people have been arrested in Pakistan following the brutal lynching of a Sri Lankan man accused of blasphemy, with the country's government condemning the violence.
Berlin techno music scene should be protected by Unesco world heritage status, say campaigners
DJs and music fans are hoping to secure Unesco world heritage status for Berlin's techno culture amid ongoing fears it could struggle to survive.