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Solomon Islands refusing to sign 11-point declaration at historic Pacific-US meeting

Solomon Islands has signaled it won’t sign on to an 11-point declaration between the United States and Pacific Island nations this week, dealing a blow to the White House ahead of a high-profile presidential summit with Pacific leaders in Washington.

September 29, 2022 9:46 am
 

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Satellite images capture troop build-up near Eritrea border

Satellite images have given a rare glimpse into the resurgence of fighting in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, one of the world’s most hidden conflicts, where communications have been cut off and journalists denied permission to visit.

September 29, 2022 9:00 am
 

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Nine killed in Iraq as Iran attacks Kurdish groups blamed for protests

At least nine people have been killed in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, officials say, as Iran launched missiles and drones at what it said were bases of Iranian Kurdish opposition groups.

September 29, 2022 8:48 am
 

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Cuba begins restoring power after storm

Power has been restored in parts of Cuba after Hurricane Ian pummelled the western end of the island and caused a total blackout.

September 29, 2022 7:00 am
 

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Sabotage to blame, says EU

The EU has said leaks in two major gas pipelines from Russia to Europe were caused by sabotage – but stopped short of directly accusing Russia.

September 29, 2022 6:24 am
 

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Bank of England steps in to calm markets

The Bank of England has said it will step in to calm markets after the government’s tax-cutting plans sparked a fall in the pound and caused borrowing costs to surge.

September 29, 2022 5:21 am
 

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Cuba suffers complete blackout after storm

Cuba is completly without power after Hurricane Ian pummelled the western end of the island, its government has announced.

September 28, 2022 4:20 pm
 

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Trump climbs back onto the Forbes 400 richest Americans list

Former President Donald Trump can again lay claim to membership in an elite club: The Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans.

September 28, 2022 3:01 pm
 

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Solomon Islands refusing to sign 11-point declaration at historic Pacific-US meeting

Solomon Islands has signalled it won’t sign on to an 11-point declaration between the United States and Pacific Island nations this week, dealing a blow to the White House ahead of a high-profile presidential summit with Pacific leaders in Washington.

September 28, 2022 2:15 pm
 

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Thousands without power as storm lashes Cuba

Thousands of people have been left without power and one person has reportedly been killed after Hurricane Ian lashed Cuba.

September 28, 2022 10:00 am
 

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Ukraine accuses Russia of pipeline terror attack

Ukraine has accused Russia of causing leaks in two major gas pipelines to Europe in what it described as a “terrorist attack”.

September 28, 2022 9:33 am
 

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Moscow's proxies in occupied Ukraine regions report big votes to join Russia

The Russian parliament could consider the annexation of four occupied regions of Ukraine as early as next week, according to the speaker of the upper house.

September 28, 2022 7:34 am

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