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Woman who sawed off own hand found guilty of fraud

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 1:08
related countries: Slovenia Slovenia

The 22-year-old Slovenian woman was found guilty of cutting off her hand to make an insurance claim.
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Venezuela: President Maduro says US spy seized near oil sites

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 4:07
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

The marine working for the CIA had weapons and large amounts of cash, the Venezuelan president says.
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Toots Hibbert: Jamaican reggae legend dies aged 77

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 9:48
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Frederick Nathaniel "Toots" Hibbert was the front man of reggae band Toots & the Maytals.
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US wildfires fuelled by climate change, California governor says

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 11:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

The fires raging in three states show that the climate debate "is over", California's governor says.
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India-China dispute: China returns five missing Indian nationals

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 14:48
related countries: India India, China China

Chinese troops abducted the five Indian civilians in a disputed border area, reports say.
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'Yellow vest' France protests: Demonstrators return to streets of Paris

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 15:23
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

More than 200 people are arrested as anti-government demonstrators clash with police in the French capital.
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DR Congo gold mine collapse leaves 50 feared dead

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 16:26
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Up to 50 people, "most of them young", may have been killed by the mine collapse in DR Congo.
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Afghan-Taliban peace talks an 'opportunity for peace'

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 16:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The talks aim to end decades of war - but there are concerns over the protection of women's rights.
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Coronavirus: Oxford University to resume vaccine trial after pause

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 17:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The late-stage trials were paused due to a reported side effect in a patient in the UK.
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US wildfires leave dozens missing in Oregon, state governor says

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 17:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon, California

California's Governor Gavin Newsom said the fires show the debate around climate change is "over".
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Afghan-Taliban talks: Government calls for ceasefire

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 20:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Qatar Qatar, United States United States

The historic talks are taking place in Qatar; the US says "the entire world wants you to succeed".
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Greece-Turkey tensions: Greece announces military boost

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 21:14
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece purchases 18 fighter jets and plans to recruit 15,000 new soldiers in the next five years.
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Moria migrants tear-gassed by Greek police in protest over new camp

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 21:43
related countries: Greece Greece

Migrants and refugees were made homeless when the camp on the Greek island of Lesbos burned down.
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US film Nomadland triumphs at Venice Film Festival

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 23:28
related countries: United States United States

The festival was the first such event held with live audiences since the start of Covid-19 outbreak.
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US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka beats Victoria Azarenka to win third Grand Slam title

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 23:48
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles, United States United States

Naomi Osaka fights back against Victoria Azarenka in a gripping US Open final to claim her third Grand Slam title with a 1-6 6-3 6-3 victory.
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Letter from Africa: Behind Ghana and Nigeria's love-hate affair

Saturday 12th of September 2020, 23:51
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Ghana Ghana

Why the current tensions over the closure of some Nigerian-owned shops in Ghana should come as no surprise.
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