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Greek giants Olympiacos and Dynamo Kiev of Ukraine stepped towards the Champions League group stage on Wednesday with wins in the first leg of their play-off matches

Colombia's Defence Minister has brushed off police brutality in recent protests to "individual behaviours" by some officers

Britain says freight drivers will need permits to enter a region that contains major ports once the Brexit transition ends in January

A South Korean ministry official is missing believed dead, allegedly killed after attempting to enter North Korea by sea, local media reported

"We will not authorize or approve a vaccine that we would not feel comfortable giving to our families," the FDA reassures the US Senate

Australian rescuers are making final attempts to save the last 20 whales still alive on Tasmania's west coast before facing the grim task of removing hundreds of carcasses left from the country's worst mass stranding

New Zealand Rugby is disappointed the upcoming rugby championship schedule will force the All Blacks to miss Christmas with their families

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Tear gas, pepper spray, water cannon and other weapons marred Christmas Eve in Hong Kong, where riot police came out in force to quash night-time protests in the Asian financial hub.

Mauritius' Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth declared a state of environmental emergency on Friday as the Indian ocean island battled to contain an oil spill.

Here's how to say "Donald Trump" in American Sign Language. The Swiss Deaf Association had earlier chosen it as sign of the year.

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Nathan Law wins Time magazine's Reader Poll, a list of the world's most influential people.

#BREAKING : Japan and the European Union have signed a free trade agreement that will cover a third of the global economy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says.

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#BREAKING Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky agree full ceasefire in eastern Ukraine by year-end

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#BREAKING Italy will close all shops, bars and restaurants, except pharmacies and food stores, as part of further efforts to contain the coronavirus, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says

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