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Iceland Will Have A Male-Majority Parliament After All, Recount Shows

NDTV - 49 min 27 sec ago
Iceland looked to have elected a woman-majority parliament but a recount of votes on Sunday showed there will still be more men than women in the chamber, state broadcaster RUV reported.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party narrowly loses elections to Social Democrats

Zeenews World News - 51 min 36 sec ago
The center-left Social Democrats (SPD) were on track for 26.0% of the vote, ahead of 24.5% for Merkel`s CDU/CSU conservative bloc, projections for broadcaster ZDF showed, but both groups believed they could lead the next government.
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Washington's Secret Subway That Politicians Have Used For Over 100 Years

NDTV - 55 min 50 sec ago
Frequented by presidents, Supreme Court justices and even the occasional movie star, it is the transport of choice for some of the world's most powerful movers and shakers -- yet few Americans know it...
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Australia's Sydney Plans To Reopen As Covid Cases Decline

NDTV - 1 hour 18 min ago
Australia's New South Wales (NSW) government plans to unveil its roadmap on Monday for reopening the state from COVID-19 shutdowns, detailing the differing levels of freedoms to be afforded to...
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Unpredictable German Election Heads To Uncertainty On Next Government

NDTV - 1 hour 26 min ago
Germany headed into a period of unpredictability Monday after a close election saw both main parties claim the right to lead Europe's biggest economy, leaving the question of who will succeed Angela...
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Fourth Member Of Brazil's UN Delegation Tests Covid Positive

NDTV - 1 hour 32 min ago
Pedro Guimaraes, a member of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's delegation to the United Nations, has tested positive for COVID-19, the CEO of state lender Caixa Economica Federal said on his one of...
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Google Celebrates Its 23rd Birthday With Unique Doodle

NDTV - 1 hour 37 min ago
While Google's foundation started in the year 1997, it was officially established as a company on September 27, 1998.
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Australian PM Scott Morrison May Skip UN Glasgow Climate Summit

NDTV - 1 hour 54 min ago
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, under pressure to adopt a 2050 net-zero carbon emissions target, said in an interview published Monday that he may not join this year's landmark UN climate...
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Twitter removes blue verification badge from accounts of Taliban ministries

Zeenews World News - 1 hour 58 min ago
Twitter has removed the blue verification badge from the Twitter accounts of the Foreign Ministry, Defence Ministry, Interior Ministry, Presidential Palace and National Procurement Authority, Pajhwok Afghan News reported on Sunday.
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5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Philippines' Manila

NDTV - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 22:07
A strong earthquake hit off the Philippines' main island Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage, the US Geological Survey and local officials said.
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Olaf Scholz: "Robotic" Social Democrat Within Grasp Of Merkel's Job

NDTV - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 21:41
Olaf Scholz may have achieved something many would have thought impossible just a year ago.
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Angela Merkel's Party Narrowly Loses To Rivals In Germany Election

NDTV - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 21:19
Germany Election Result: "We are ahead in all the surveys now," the Social Democrats' chancellor candidate, Olaf Scholz, said in a round table discussion with other candidates after the vote.
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Iran Fails To Fully Honour Agreement On Monitoring Equipment: UN Watchdog

NDTV - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 18:36
Iran has failed to fully honour the terms of a deal struck with the UN nuclear watchdog two weeks ago allowing inspectors to service monitoring equipment in the country, the watchdog said on Sunday.
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3 Russian Fighter Jets Escort US Bomber In Pacific Ocean: Report

NDTV - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 18:00
Three Russian SU-35S fighter jets have escorted a US B-52H strategic bomber which was approaching Russia's border in the Pacific Ocean, RIA news agency reported on Sunday, citing Moscow's Defence...
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'Milestone for equality': Switzerland gives nod to legalise same-sex marriage

Zeenews World News - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 17:39
Around 64.1% of voters voted in favour of same-sex marriage in the nationwide referendum that was conducted under Switzerland’s system of direct democracy.
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Turkey Intends To Buy More Russian S-400 Missile Systems, Says President

NDTV - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 16:52
President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey still intended to buy a second batch of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, a move that could deepen a rift with NATO ally Washington and trigger fresh U.S....
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No Afghan Airport Deal Without "Inclusive" Government: Turkish President

NDTV - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 16:01
Turkey expects the government in Afghanistan to be "inclusive" before any agreement can be made about operating Kabul's strategic airport, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying...
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Singapore Reports 1,939 Covid Cases, Highest Since April Last Year

NDTV - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 15:15
Singapore's health ministry reported 1,939 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the highest since the beginning of the pandemic.
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Angela Merkel Successor Reveals Vote Choice In Germany Election Blunder

NDTV - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 15:04
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's preferred successor Armin Laschet of the conservative CDU/CSU bloc revealed his choice by mistake as he cast a ballot in Sunday's parliamentary polls.
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Myanmar Junta Blames Internet Blackouts On Anti-Coup Fighters

NDTV - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 15:02
Myanmar's junta has denied suspending the internet in conflict-wracked regions, blaming a recent spate of data blackouts on anti-coup protesters who had destroyed military-owned communications towers.
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