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#BREAKING Nord Stream leaks in Baltic Sea due to blasts equal to 'several hundred kilos' of TNT explosive: Danish-Swedish report to UN ImageImage
#BREAKING Russian President Putin accuses West of organising 'explosions' that caused Nord Stream gas leaks ImageImage
#UPDATE The four leaks affecting the Nord Stream gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea were caused by underwater explosions corresponding to hundreds of kilogrammes of explosives, a Danish-Swedish report to the UN said on Friday ▶️ u.afp.com/iJim ImageImage
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#BREAKING Shots heard near Burkina Faso's presidential palace: witnesses Image
#UPDATE Shots were heard early Friday around Burkina Faso's presidential palace and the headquarters of its military junta, which seized power in a coup last January, witnesses told AFP ▶️ u.afp.com/iJJN Image
VIDEO: 🇧🇫 Burkina Faso: soldiers block the street behind PM's office

Troops block the street behind the prime minister's office in Ouagadougou as gunfire was heard in the Burkinabe capital early Friday. State television is no longer broadcasting.
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#BREAKING 23 killed in shelling of humanitarian convoy in Ukraine's south: governor Image
#BREAKING Moscow-installed official in Kherson region killed in Ukrainian strike: agencies Image
#UPDATE A governor in Ukraine's south on Friday blamed Moscow for shelling a 'civilian humanitarian convoy' in the country's Zaporizhzhia region that killed at least 23 people on the front line ▶️ u.afp.com/iJJi Image
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#BREAKING Blast at educational centre in Afghan capital causes casualties: police Image
#BREAKING At least 19 killed in suicide bombing at Kabul education centre: police Image
#UPDATE A suicide attack at a learning centre in the Afghan capital has killed 19 people as students prepared for university entrance exams, police say.

The blast happened in the Dasht-e-Barchi neighbourhood of Kabul, a predominantly Shiite Muslim area

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Russia says it will annex four occupied regions of Ukraine at a ceremony at the Kremlin on Friday.

President Putin's threats to use nuclear weapons to defend the territories have not deterred a sweeping Ukrainian counter-offensive

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As Russia prepares to annex four Ukrainian regions, Kyiv's forces are pushing ahead with driving Moscow's retreating troops out

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@AFP photographer Yasuyoshi Chiba captures scenes in Kupiansk on September 29, after Ukrainian forces reclaimed the area ImageImageImageImage
#BREAKING UK 'will never accept' Russian annexation of four Ukrainian territories: PM Truss Image
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VIDEO: A Finnish border officer explains that they have seen an up to 40% increase in traffic on the border with Russia since Moscow's military call-up announcement last Wednesday.
#BREAKING Finland to close border to Russians with EU tourism visas from Friday: govt ImageImage
#UPDATE Finland will bar Russians with Schengen tourist visas from entering the country from Friday, the government said Thursday following a surge in arrivals after Moscow's mobilisation order for the war in #Ukraine ImageImage
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#BREAKING Germany 2023 inflation to hit 8.8% as economy shrinks: think-tanks Image
#UPDATE Inflation will keep rising in #Germany next year while the economy goes into recession, as the soaring price of energy weighs on households and businesses, the country's leading economic institutes said in a forecast published Thursday. Image
#BREAKING German inflation accelerates to 10.0% in September: data Image
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#BREAKING Pound falls more than 1% against dollar after BoE move Image
#UPDATE The British pound falls by more than 1% against the dollar after the Bank of England intervened on the bond markets to head off a fresh financial catastrophe.

Sterling slid as low as $1.0763 in early morning London deals Image
#BREAKING UK PM Truss defends 'controversial' tax cuts despite market turmoil Image
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#BREAKING Taliban fire into air to disperse women's rally backing Iran protests: AFP journalist Image
#UPDATE Taliban forces fire shots into the air to disperse a women's rally supporting protests in Iran over the death of a woman in the custody of morality police.

Chanting the "Women, life, freedom!" mantra used in Iran, Afghan women protested outside Iran's embassy in Kabul Image
"Iran has risen, now it's our turn!"

About 25 Afghan women protested in front of Kabul's Iranian embassy before being dispersed by Taliban forces firing in the air, an AFP correspondent reported.

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#BREAKING Fourth leak detected at Nord Stream pipelines in Baltic Sea: Swedish Coast Guard Image
#UPDATE A fourth leak has been detected in undersea pipelines running from Russia to Europe, the Swedish Coast Guard says, after explosions were reported earlier this week in suspected sabotage.

"There are two leaks on the Swedish side and two leaks on the Danish side" Image
#BREAKING NATO sees 'deliberate, reckless' sabotage in Nord Stream leaks: statement Image
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#BREAKING Australian economist detained in Myanmar is jailed for 3 years: source Image
#BREAKING Myanmar's Suu Kyi sentenced to three years under official secrets act: source Image
#UPDATE A Myanmar junta court sentences ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to three years in jail under the state secrets act, a source tells @AFP.

Detained since the putsch last year, Suu Kyi has already been convicted of corruption and a clutch of other charges by a closed court Image
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A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellite image shows lightning surrounding Hurricane Ian's eye near Florida.

Hurricane Ian slammed into the coast of southwest Florida as a monster Category 4 storm bringing storm surges, wind and flooding Image
Hurricane Ian has slammed into Florida bringing storm surges, wind and flooding as officials organize a huge emergency response.

TV footage from the coastal city of Naples shows floodwaters surging into homes, submerging roads and sweeping away vehicles

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Hurricane Ian is set to affect several million people across Florida and in the southeastern states of Georgia and South Carolina.
This map shows the projected path of Ian, which made landfall in Florida on Wednesday as a Category 4 storm.
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#BREAKING 23 missing after Cuban migrant boat sinks during Hurricane Ian: US police Image
#UPDATE US Border Patrol said 23 people were missing after their boat sank off the Florida coast in inclement weather due to Hurricane Ian.

Four others on the migrant vessel were able to swim ashore near Key West, Florida. Image
#BREAKING 'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida: US agency ImageImage
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#BREAKING Two dead in Iran strikes on Iraq's Kurdistan: Iran Kurdish rebels Image
#BREAKING Seven dead, 28 wounded in Iran strikes on Iraqi Kurdistan: health ministry Image
#BREAKING Iraq to summon Iran envoy over deadly strikes against Kurdish region: foreign ministry Image
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Britain on Wednesday defended its tax-slashing budget after the IMF argued it could increase inequality and worsen inflation, having already seen the pound hit a record low against the dollar ▶️ u.afp.com/io6K Image
#BREAKING Bank of England buys UK bonds over markets turmoil Image
#BREAKING British pound slumps 1.5% against dollar despite Bank of England bond-buying move ImageImage
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#BREAKING 'One or two weeks' before Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks can be inspected: Denmark ImageImage
#BREAKING Kremlin says 'stupid and absurd' to accuse Russia of being behind Nord Stream gas leaks ImageImage
#UPDATE It could take up to two weeks before the unexplained gas leaks on the Nord Stream pipelines in the Baltic Sea can be inspected, the Danish defence minister said on Wednesday, in order to allow the affected areas to 'calm down' ▶️ u.afp.com/ioLZ Image
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#BREAKING Hurricane Ian strengthens to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4, NHC says, as it heads for western Florida ImageImage
#UPDATE Hurricane Ian strengthened to a Category 4 storm as it headed towards Florida on Wednesday, with forecasters warning of life-threatening storm surges and "devastating" winds after it reportedly killed two and left millions without power in Cuba ▶️ u.afp.com/iouG ImageImage
VIDEO: 🇨🇺 Cuba hit by power outages due to #HurricaneIan

Havana was plunged into darkness by a countrywide blackout caused by damage to its power network inflicted by the storm, according to the state electricity company Union Electrica
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#BREAKING Iran police warn they will oppose protests with 'all their might' Image
#UPDATE Iran's police command warned on Wednesday that the force would come down hard on protests that erupted nearly two weeks ago over the death of a young woman in custody after allegedly breaching the country's modest clothing rules ▶️ u.afp.com/ioBH #MahsaAmini Image
#BREAKING Spain summons Iran ambassador over protests crackdown: diplomatic sources Image
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#BREAKING EU slams Russia annexation votes, 'falsified outcome' in Ukraine: Borrell Image
#UPDATE EU slams "illegal" annexation votes Russia held in four occupied regions of Ukraine and their "falsified" results, foreign policy chief Josep Borrell says.

"This is another violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, amidst systematic abuses" Image
#BREAKING Kyiv calls for 'significant' boost of military aid after annexation votes Image
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#BREAKING Nord Stream pipeline leaks due to "deliberate acts," says Danish PM Image
#BREAKING Nord Stream gas leaks to last "at least a week," Danish minister says Image
#BREAKING EU chief von der Leyen says Nord Stream leak due to 'sabotage' Image
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#BREAKING Russians arriving daily in Georgia have doubled since draft: minister
#UPDATE Georgia and Kazakhstan said on Tuesday that tens of thousands of Russians had flooded into their countries from neighbouring Russia as military-aged men flee the Ukraine military call-up ▶️ u.afp.com/ioP8
#BREAKING Moscow says will not request extradition of Russians fleeing draft
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#BREAKING Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline hit by two leaks in Baltic Sea: authorities
#BREAKING Denmark puts energy sector on alert after Nord Stream leaks: ministry
#UPDATE Two leaks have been identified on the Nord Stream 1 Russia-Europe gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea, hours after a similar leak was found on its twin Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Scandinavian authorities say, adding that while the pipeline is not in operation it contains gas
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#BREAKING Hurricane Ian strengthens to Category 3 storm: NHC
#UPDATE Hurricane Ian has strengthened into a major Category 3 storm, the US National Hurricane Center says.

"Ian becomes a major hurricane," NHC says as the storm's winds blast at 115 miles (185 kilometers) per hour. It is expected to "soon" make landfall over western Cuba A couple board up windows as they prepare for the arrival of
Hurricane Ian has strengthened into a Category 3 storm, the United States National Hurricane Center says, as Cuba and Florida -- both in the storm's likely path -- ramp up preparations to deal with high winds and potential flooding

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Assassination of Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe increases scrutiny of Unification Church.

Accusations against the "Moonies" include that the sect cultivates political connections and pressures members to donate

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VIDEO: Members of the public lay flowers to honour assassinated former prime minister Shinzo Abe, as thousands of Japanese and foreign dignitaries gather in Tokyo on Tuesday at a rare state funeral that has sparked controversy and protest
Thousands of Japanese have offered flowers and prayers in honour of assassinated former prime minister Shinzo Abe ahead of a controversial state funeral attended by hundreds of foreign dignitaries

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