Taliban warn against attacks on freed prisoners going home
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Taliban warn against attacks on freed prisoners going home

The Taliban are warning the Afghan government against any attacks on Taliban members who are to be freed from prison in the final prisoner release under a U.S.-Taliban deal

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Hurricane Elida grows off northern Mexico, no threat to land

Hurricane Elida has strengthened a little off Mexico’s northwestern coast, but forecasters say it's not expected to pose a threat to land

Turkey vows to press ahead with energy search amid tensions
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Turkey vows to press ahead with energy search amid tensions

Turkey has vowed to press ahead with efforts to search for oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean Sea despite an escalating dispute with Greece over drilling rights

Protester dies in clashes after disputed Belarus vote
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Protester dies in clashes after disputed Belarus vote

The Belarusian Interior Ministry says one protester has died in clashes with police in the capital Minsk

Egypt allows Gazans to leave strip for first time in months
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Egypt allows Gazans to leave strip for first time in months

Egypt has reopened Gaza’s main passenger crossing point for the first time in months for thousands of Palestinians who have been stranded on both sides of the border due to the coronavirus crisis

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Jailed Zimbabwean journalist is denied rights, say lawyers

Lawyers for a jailed Zimbabwean journalist have asked a court to force prison authorities to stop the “blatant and malicious stripping away” of his rights, including lack of access to appropriate food and warm clothing

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Police bust biggest Dutch cocaine lab, arrest 17 suspects

Dutch police say they have dismantled the biggest cocaine laboratory ever discovered in the Netherlands

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US military investigating claim of Iraq-Kuwait border blast

The U.S. military says it's investigating a militant claim of a bombing at the Iraq-Kuwait border

UK jobs market hurtling toward cliff-edge moment in October
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UK jobs market hurtling toward cliff-edge moment in October

Official figures show that the number of people in employment in the U.K. fell by 220,000 in the three months after the country was put into lockdown as a result of the coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus breaks out again in New Zealand after 102 days

New Zealand's prime minister says authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland household from an unknown source, the first cases of local transmission in the country in 102 days