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Iranian protesters celebrate World Cup defeat, as fears surround players’ return

Iran’s World Cup defeat to the United States was met by cheers and celebrations in Tehran and other Iranian cities on Tuesday evening, as protesters hailed the country’s exit from the tournament as a blow to the ruling regime.

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Jiang Zemin: Former Chinese leader dies aged 96

China's former leader Jiang Zemin, who came to power after the Tiananmen Square protests, has died at 96. 

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Students killed as bomb blast hits Afghan school

At least 10 people have been killed after a bomb blast hit a religious school in northern Afghanistan, the ruling Taliban regime has said. 

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Soaking up the atmosphere at Qatar 2022: What it’s like at a ‘dry’ World Cup

Drinking alcohol before, during and after soccer matches is a habit loved by many supporters around the world. But, at Qatar 2022, alcohol is not as readily available.

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Five burning issues on the agenda as Biden welcomes Macron to the US

Roll out the red carpet, Emmanuel Macron has arrived in the United States.

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Cristiano Ronaldo comes close but misses out on landmark goal

It was the moment Cristiano Ronaldo thought he had joined Eusebio as Portugal's World Cup record goalscorer - well, for a couple of minutes anyway.

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China Covid: Police clamp down after days of protests

China's protests against Covid restrictions which erupted over the weekend appear to have died down, as authorities begin clamping down. 

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Meta hit with €265 million fine by Irish regulators for breaking Europe's data protection law

Irish regulators slapped Facebook parent Meta with a €265 million fine on Monday, the company's latest punishment for breaching strict European Union data privacy rules.

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"Golden era is over", says British PM as tensions with China mount over journalist attack claims

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said that China poses a "systemic challenge" to UK" values and interests" during his first major speech on foreign policy since taking office in October. 

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Rainbow flag protestor invades pitch at World Cup

 A protester carrying a rainbow flag stormed the pitch at a World Cup game on Monday.

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Georgian Government Allocates 200 Million GEL for Tourism Development

According to the Prime Minister of Georgia, 200 million GEL will be allocated from the budget for the development program of new tourist locations.

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Azerbaijan Plans to Invest $100 Million in Expansion of Georgian Section of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway

Against the background of increased freight turnover, additional investments are planned in the expansion of the Georgian section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway.

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Lewandowski at last on target as Poland beat Saudi Arabia 2-0

Robert Lewandowski at last scored a goal in a World Cup match on Saturday, helping Poland beat Saudi Arabia 2-0 and boosting his team’s chances of reaching the knockout stages.

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France 2-1 Denmark: Mbappe double helps French reach World Cup knockout stage

Kylian Mbappe scored two goals and put defending champion France into the knockout stage of the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Denmark on Saturday.

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Morocco pull off new upset as Belgium humbled 2-0

Morocco pulled off yet another World Cup shock, and it was Belgium’s aging “Golden Generation” that took the hit this time.

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Twitter to introduce gold, grey and blue ticks under Elon Musk’s latest verification plan

Twitter’s boss Elon Musk has unveiled a tentative new plan for user verification which will be released next Friday (December 2), the billionaire confirmed on Twitter.

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Citizens of Russia held an anti-war rally in Tbilisi

The rally participants held banners with the inscriptions "I am Russian, but against the war", "Fight for Ukraine".

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Citizens of Russia held an anti-war rally in Tbilisi

The rally participants held banners with the inscriptions "I am Russian, but against the war", "Fight for Ukraine".

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US eases oil sanction on Venezuela as country’s opposition resumes talks

Venezuela’s government and its opposition have agreed to create a United Nations-managed fund to finance health, food and education programs for the poor.

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Australia: Thousands pose nude for Spencer Tunick's cancer photo shoot on Sydney's Bondi Beach

Some 2,500 people took off their clothes on Saturday to pose for US photographic artist Spencer Tunick at Sydney's Bondi Beach in an effort to raise awareness about skin cancer.

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'One dead, 10 missing' after torrential rain causes landslide on Italian island of Ischia

A woman was found dead and around 10 people were still missing on the southern Italian holiday island of Ischia after a landslide engulfed buildings during heavy rain on Saturday, a local government official said.

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King Charles welcomes South Africa’s Ramaphosa for first state visit

King Charles hosted his first state visit since becoming British monarch on Tuesday, welcoming South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to Buckingham Palace.

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Iran’s supreme leader praises paramilitary for crackdown on ‘rioters’ and ‘thugs’

Iran’s Supreme Leader has praised the country’s Basij paramilitary force for its role in the deadly crackdown on anti-regime protesters.

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Pope Francis was secretly taped during phone call with cardinal, court hears

Pope Francis was secretly taped during a phone call with one of his cardinals, it emerged during an on-going financial trial at the Vatican on Thursday.

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College HORIZONTI Based in Ozurgeti Wins Agristory Competition

The winner of the short film competition "Agristory" is known.

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