Alexei Navalny sits on the plane prior to a flight to Moscow, at the Airport Berlin Brandenburg (BER) in Schoenefeld, near Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny flew home to Russia on Sunday after recovering in Germany from his poisoning in August with a nerve agent. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)
Kremlin Critic Navalny Detained After Landing in Moscow
  • 17 January 2021
Navalny, who is President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent and determined foe, had spent the previous...
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People wait for news on their relatives who are on board of Sriwijaya Air passenger jet that lost contact with air traffic controllers after take off, at Soepadio International Airport in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. A Sriwijaya Air passenger jet with 56 passengers and six crew members onboard, lost contact with air traffic controllers after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Saturday on a domestic flight, officials said. (AP Photo/Helmansyah)
Indonesia Jet Carrying 62 Goes Missing on Domestic Flight
  • 9 January 2021
The Boeing 737-500 disappeared from radar four minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on...
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Iraq Issues Arrest Warrant for Trump Over Soleimani Killing
  • 7 January 2021
An arrest warrant was issued for outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the killing...
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In this handout photo provided by UK Parliament, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a statement to the Commons updating MPs in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 on the latest situation with the Coronavirus pandemic. British lawmakers were recalled from their Christmas recess to discuss new restrictions that took effect at midnight as part of England's third national lockdown. (Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament via AP)
World Leaders Express Shock at Storming of US Capitol
  • 6 January 2021
Leaders around the world condemned the storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President...
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Hong Kong Arrests 53 Activists Under National Security Law
  • 6 January 2021
The mass arrests, including of former lawmakers, were the largest move against Hong Kong’s democracy...
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US: Hack of Federal Agencies ‘Likely Russian in Origin’
  • 5 January 2021
Top national security agencies in a rare joint statement confirmed that Russia was likely responsible...
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Rescue work continues after the large landslide that destroyed several houses at Ask in Norway, Tuesday, Dec. Jan 5, 2021. Several homes were taken by the landslide early Wednesday Dec. 30, killing seven people, while three are still reported missing. (Terje Pedersen / NTB via AP)
Rescuers in Norway Lose Hope of Finding Landslide Survivors
  • 5 January 2021
Three people are still missing from the Dec. 30 disaster that destroyed at least nine...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson watches as nurse Jennifer Dumasi is injected with the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, during a visit to view the vaccination programme at the Chase Farm Hospital in north London, Monday Jan. 4, 2021, part of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool Photo via AP)
UK First in World to Start Using Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine
  • 4 January 2021
The U.K. is in the midst of an acute outbreak, recording more than 50,000 new...
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A man wearing a face covering walks past graffiti on the Lower Newtownards Road in Belfast with a message reading 'Wear a mask, it hasn't gone away you know' Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. (Liam McBurney/PA via AP)
UK Hits Daily Virus Record, is Urged to Keep Schools Closed
  • 2 January 2021
With daily coronavirus infections surging as a result of a new virus variant, the British...
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Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as New Year celebrations begin in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. One million people would usually crowd the Sydney Harbor to watch the annual fireworks that center on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. But this year authorities advised revelers to watch the fireworks on television as the two most populous states, New South Wales and Victoria battle to curb new COVID-19 outbreaks. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
New Year’s Revelries Muted by Virus As Curtain Draws on 2020
  • 31 December 2020
This New Year’s Eve is being celebrated like no other in most of the world.
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Abortion-rights activists watch live video streaming of lawmakers in session, outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. Congress approved a bill that legalize abortion in Argentina. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Bill Legalizing Abortion Passed in Pope’s Native Argentina
  • 30 December 2020
Argentina’s Senate passed the law after a marathon 12-hour session, a victory for the women’s...
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Each Year 1,000 Pakistani Girls Forcibly Converted to Islam
  • 28 December 2020
Nearly 1,000 girls from religious minorities are forced to convert to Islam in Pakistan each...
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