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Banking giant HSBC sees annual profit slump by 33%
Banking giant HSBC sees annual profit slump by 33%
HSBC has said its profits for 2019 fell by 33%, mainly due to its investment and commercial banking operations in Europe...
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Jeff Bezos pledges $10bn to fight climate change
Jeff Bezos pledges $10bn to fight climate change
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has pledged $10bn (£7.7bn) to help fight climate change. The world's richest man said the money w...
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Uighurs 'detained for beard and veils' - leak
Uighurs 'detained for beard and veils' - leak
A document that appears to give the most powerful insight yet into how China determined the fate of hundreds of thousand...
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Israeli soldiers duped by 'fake women' phone ruse
Israeli soldiers duped by 'fake women' phone ruse
Dozens of Israeli soldiers have had their smartphones hacked by the Hamas militant group posing as women seeking attenti...
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At least 20 killed in Niger aid stampede
At least 20 killed in Niger aid stampede
At least 20 people, many of them women and children, have been killed in a stampede in south-eastern Niger, reports say. ...
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Americans from quarantined cruise ship leave Japan
Americans from quarantined cruise ship leave Japan
Two planes carrying Americans from the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess have left Japan. The aircraft chartered ...
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France warns UK of bitter post-Brexit trade talks
France warns UK of bitter post-Brexit trade talks
France has warned Britain to expect a bruising battle with the EU in post-Brexit trade negotiations. French foreign minis...
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Australia broadcaster loses newsroom raid case
Australia broadcaster loses newsroom raid case
Australia's national broadcaster has lost its legal challenge to controversial police raids on its Sydney newsroom last ...
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At least 22 killed in attack on Cameroon village
At least 22 killed in attack on Cameroon village
At least 22 people have been killed in an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon, the UN says. Over half those kille...
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China restricts movement to fight coronavirus
China restricts movement to fight coronavirus
China has tightened restrictions on movement in Hubei province as it continues to battle the coronavirus. Sixty-million p...
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Queen of Katwe actress dies aged 15
Queen of Katwe actress dies aged 15
An actress who starred in the Queen of Katwe, a Disney film about a chess prodigy from a Ugandan slum, has died aged 15,...
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Russian activist's girlfriend held over sex video
Russian activist's girlfriend held over sex video
French police have arrested a woman in connection with the release of a sex video that brought down a political ally of ...
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China reports third straight drop in virus cases
China reports third straight drop in virus cases
China has announced a drop in new cases from the coronavirus outbreak for a third consecutive day. On Sunday, authorities...
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Could it be Bernie Sanders v Donald Trump?
Could it be Bernie Sanders v Donald Trump?
Bernie Sanders is firmly the front-runner in the race to become the Democratic challenger to Republican President Donald...
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Man who released Macron ally sex video arrested
Man who released Macron ally sex video arrested
French police have arrested a Russian activist artist behind the release of a sex video that brought down a political al...
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Facebook boss calls for rules on 'harmful content'
Facebook boss calls for rules on 'harmful content'
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has called for more regulation of harmful online content, saying it was not for companies ...
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Saudi warplane crashes in Yemen
Saudi warplane crashes in Yemen
A warplane belonging to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has crashed in the northern province of al-Jawf. A coal...
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First coronavirus death confirmed in Europe
First coronavirus death confirmed in Europe
A Chinese tourist has died in France after contracting the new coronavirus - the first fatality from the disease outside...
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US-Taliban talks: Is an Afghan deal imminent?
US-Taliban talks: Is an Afghan deal imminent?
All the signs emerging from the annual Security Conference in Munich are that the US and the Taliban are perhaps just da...
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Buddhist monks mourn Thailand shooting victims
Buddhist monks mourn Thailand shooting victims
Thousands of Buddhist monks in Thailand have gathered for prayer ceremonies to honour the 29 people killed in the countr...
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