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Alarm in Ukraine as Russian Forces Mass at Border

Alarm in Ukraine as Russian Forces Mass at Border

Alarm in Ukraine as Russian Forces Mass at Border Alarm in Ukraine as Russian Forces Mass at Border MARIUPOL, Ukraine — There are the booms that echo again, and parents know to tell their children they are only fireworks. There are the drones the separatists started flying behind the lines at night, dropping land mines. There are the fresh trenches …

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Maoist Insurgents Kill 23 Indian Forces in Ambush, Officials Say

Maoist Insurgents Kill 23 Indian Forces in Ambush, Officials Say

Maoist Insurgents Kill 23 Indian Forces in Ambush, Officials Say Maoist Insurgents Kill 23 Indian Forces in Ambush, Officials Say NEW DELHI — At least 23 Indian security forces were killed in an ambush by Maoist militants in the central state of Chattisgarh, officials said on Sunday, reviving concerns around a decades-old insurgency that appeared to have been largely contained …

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Brazil’s Armed Forces Chiefs Resign Abruptly Amid Cabinet Shake-Up

Brazil’s Armed Forces Chiefs Resign Abruptly Amid Cabinet Shake-Up

Brazil’s Armed Forces Chiefs Resign Abruptly Amid Cabinet Shake-Up Brazil’s Armed Forces Chiefs Resign Abruptly Amid Cabinet Shake-Up RIO DE JANEIRO — The three commanders of Brazil’s Armed Forces resigned jointly on Tuesday, a day after President Jair Bolsonaro fired his defense minister as part of a big cabinet shake-up. The departures of the military leaders, which followed the unexpected …

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North Korean Threat Forces Biden Into Balancing Act With China

North Korean Threat Forces Biden Into Balancing Act With China

North Korean Threat Forces Biden Into Balancing Act With China North Korean Threat Forces Biden Into Balancing Act With China SEOUL — As it ends its first high-level diplomatic tour of Asia on Thursday, the Biden administration is banking on international alliances in the region to help stem the growing threat posed by North Korea’s ballistic missiles and nuclear capabilities. …

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Coronavirus Pandemic Forces FDA to Sharply Curtail Drug Company Inspections

Coronavirus Pandemic Forces FDA to Sharply Curtail Drug Company Inspections

Coronavirus Pandemic Forces FDA to Sharply Curtail Drug Company Inspections Coronavirus Pandemic Forces FDA to Sharply Curtail Drug Company Inspections Proponents of remote audits say they can do the same thing virtually. Peter Miller, president of Dynamic Compliance Solutions, of New Jersey, which helps life science companies comply with F.D.A. regulations, says his remote audit kit can do a great …

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Philippine Security Forces Are Accused of Killing 9 Activists

Philippine Security Forces Are Accused of Killing 9 Activists

Philippine Security Forces Are Accused of Killing 9 Activists Philippine Security Forces Are Accused of Killing 9 Activists MANILA — A left-leaning human rights organization accused the Philippine security forces of killing nine activists on Sunday in coordinated raids in four provinces. Cristina Palabay, the leader of the rights group, Karapatan, said the raids were carried out at the activists’ …

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Turkish Forces in Syria Protect 5 Million People

Turkish Forces in Syria Protect 5 Million People

Turkish Forces in Syria Protect 5 Million People Turkish Forces in Syria Protect 5 Million People AFRIN, Syria — In a tented camp on a hilltop above the city of Afrin, 300 Syrian families struggle to keep warm in the rain and mud. Displaced three times since they fled their farms near Damascus seven years ago, they survive on slim …

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Duterte’s Forces Have a New Target: University Students

Duterte’s Forces Have a New Target: University Students

Duterte’s Forces Have a New Target: University Students Duterte’s Forces Have a New Target: University Students MANILA — The posters that appeared on campus were chilling. They warned that the University of the Philippines had become a breeding ground for communist sympathizers and that students and professors needed to be on high alert for antigovernment insurgents. Some students were even …

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A Vine Reunion? Video Apps Clash and Byte Join Forces

A Vine Reunion? Video Apps Clash and Byte Join Forces

A Vine Reunion? Video Apps Clash and Byte Join Forces A Vine Reunion? Video Apps Clash and Byte Join Forces Clash, a short-form video app that became available in August, announced today that it had purchased Byte, another short-form video app, released a year ago. In a way, the acquisition is a reunion for Vine, the beloved six-second-video app that …

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Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine

Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine

Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine NAIROBI, Kenya — Ugandan security forces on Friday surrounded and then breached the compound of Bobi Wine, the country’s leading opposition candidate, a day after a contentious general election that he said was marred by widespread “fraud and violence.” The breach, reported …

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