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Russia defends Ukraine war as US, others condemn alleged abuses

World leaders at the United Nations have called for Moscow to be held accountable for human rights violations in Ukraine as Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov defended his country’s actions in the seven-month war.

September 23, 2022 5:02 pm
 

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Brain–machine interfaces - The ethics of mind-reading

Tapping into someone’s thoughts may soon be technologically possible. Our institutions are ill-equipped to deal with the resulting human rights violations.

September 23, 2022 3:48 pm
 

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Japan to reopen to mass tourism in October

Japan, one of the world’s last major holdouts during the pandemic, is dissolving its Covid-19 restrictions and opening the door back up to mass tourism.

September 23, 2022 3:36 pm
 

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Russia to begin annexation votes in Ukrainian regions

Russia will on Friday begin its plan to annex around 15% of Ukrainian territory via referendums in four regions controlled by Russian forces.

September 23, 2022 12:27 pm
 

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Russians flee to border after military call-up

Queues have sprung up along Russia’s border as men attempt to leave the country to avoid a military call-up for the war in Ukraine.

September 23, 2022 11:03 am
 

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Trump’s legal woes mount without protection of presidency

Stark repudiation by federal judges he appointed. Far-reaching fraud allegations by New York’s attorney general. It’s been a week of widening legal troubles for Donald Trump, laying bare the challenges piling up as the former president operates without the protections afforded by the White House.

September 23, 2022 10:22 am
 

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Dozens dead after boat carrying migrants sinks off Syria

Dozens of people have died after a boat carrying migrants and refugees from Lebanon capsized off Syria’s coast.

September 23, 2022 9:55 am
 

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US says it takes Putin nuclear threat seriously

The US is taking “seriously” Vladimir Putin’s veiled threats to use nuclear weapons to defend areas in Ukraine, a top White House official told the BBC.

September 23, 2022 8:20 am
 

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Russians flee to border after military call-up

Queues have sprung up along Russia’s border as men attempt to leave the country to avoid a military call-up for the war in Ukraine.

September 23, 2022 7:10 am
 

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North Korea denies supplying weapons to Russia

North Korea says it has never sold weapons to Russia and has no plans to do so, following US reports that Moscow was turning to Pyongyang to replenish stockpiles.

September 23, 2022 6:00 am
 

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Ukraine war: Zelensky calls for 'just punishment' for Russia

Russia must face “just punishment” over its invasion of Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky has told the UN General Assembly in New York.

September 22, 2022 5:49 pm
 

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North Korea denies supplying weapons to Russia

North Korea says it has never sold weapons to Russia and has no plans to do so in the future, following US reports that Moscow was turning to Pyongyang to replenish stockpiles.

September 22, 2022 4:52 pm

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