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London Mayor Says City 'At Crisis Point,' Declares 'Major Incident'

London Mayor Says City 'At Crisis Point,' Declares 'Major...

"The stark reality is that we will run out of beds for patients in the next couple...

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Lebanon's Full Hospitals Turn Away Coronavirus Patients Amid Record Daily Cases

Lebanon's Full Hospitals Turn Away Coronavirus Patients...

A coronavirus surge is overwhelming hospitals, leading doctors to tell families...

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Opinion: Iran Is Escalating Its Nuclear Program. Biden Should Not Rush To Respond

Opinion: Iran Is Escalating Its Nuclear Program. Biden...

Iran has announced new nuclear steps aimed at the incoming Biden administration,...

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Indonesian Passenger Plane With 62 On Board Goes Missing Minutes After Takeoff

Indonesian Passenger Plane With 62 On Board Goes Missing...

A search and rescue operation was underway for Sriwijaya Air Flight 182, which lost...

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Memo To People Of Earth: 'Third World' Is An Offensive Term!

Memo To People Of Earth: 'Third World' Is An Offensive...

TV correspondents and pundits spoke it, Twitter users typed it. They said the insurrection...

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Coronavirus FAQ: How Do I Protect Myself From The U.K. Variant?

Coronavirus FAQ: How Do I Protect Myself From The U.K....

The newly detected strain — dubbed B.1.1.7 — appears to be more contagious. What...

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Kim Jong Un Calls U.S. North Korea's 'Biggest Enemy,' Vows To Advance Nuclear Arsenal

Kim Jong Un Calls U.S. North Korea's 'Biggest Enemy,' Vows...

Kim's comments come just days ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration....

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Millions In China Under New Restrictions Amid COVID-19 Spike Near Beijing

Millions In China Under New Restrictions Amid COVID-19...

Among the measures are a weeklong stay-at-home order for the cities of Shijiazhuang...

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'Black Boxes,' Wreckage Located In Indonesia Air Crash; No Signs Of Survivors

'Black Boxes,' Wreckage Located In Indonesia Air Crash;...

Authorities said they know the location of the flight data recorder and cockpit...

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Eurasia Group: The Biggest Global Risks For 2021

Eurasia Group: The Biggest Global Risks For 2021

NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Ian Bremmer of the Eurasia Group, a political risk...

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U.K. Court Rejects U.S. Request To Extradite WikiLeaks Founder

U.K. Court Rejects U.S. Request To Extradite WikiLeaks...

Julian Assange is charged in the U.S. with violating the Espionage Act and hacking...

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British Court Rejects U.S. Request To Extradite WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

British Court Rejects U.S. Request To Extradite WikiLeaks...

The WikiLeaks founder took refuge for seven years inside the Ecuadorian Embassy...

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Iran Reportedly Boosts Nuclear Fuel Enrichment To 20%

Iran Reportedly Boosts Nuclear Fuel Enrichment To 20%

The move is likely to increase tensions during President Trump's final weeks in...

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Poland's Government Tightens Its Control Over Media

Poland's Government Tightens Its Control Over Media

Critics say the ruling party overhauled public media to serve as a mouthpiece and...

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Iran Seizes South Korean-Flagged Ship As Tensions Mount With U.S.

Iran Seizes South Korean-Flagged Ship As Tensions Mount...

Iran seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Persian Gulf waters on Monday and detained...

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Britain Returns To Lockdown To Fight Coronavirus Variant

Britain Returns To Lockdown To Fight Coronavirus Variant

A new and more transmissible variant is threatening to overwhelm England's health...

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Highly Contagious COVID-19 Strain Leads To U.K.'s Strict New Lockdown

Highly Contagious COVID-19 Strain Leads To U.K.'s Strict...

NPR's Noel King talks to George Parker of the Financial Times about Britain entering...

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Is The Pandemic Causing A Surge In Female Genital Mutilation?

Is The Pandemic Causing A Surge In Female Genital Mutilation?

Kenya's president pledged to stamp out the practice by 2022. But since the pandemic...

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India Authorizes AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use

India Authorizes AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency...

Almost 150,000 people in India have died from complications of COVID-19, behind...

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French Police Shut Down Rave Held In Defiance Of COVID-19 Restrictions

French Police Shut Down Rave Held In Defiance Of COVID-19...

The massive party attracted some 2,500 revelers and began New Year's Eve in spite...

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U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 350,000

U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 350,000

Health care workers are bracing for a deadly January, and President-elect Joe Biden...

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The Philippines Faces Challenge In Stocking Enough COVID-19 Vaccines

The Philippines Faces Challenge In Stocking Enough COVID-19...

The Philippines is lagging behind in securing stockpiles of the coronavirus vaccine....

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Saudi Arabia Sentences Prominent Women's Rights Activist To Nearly 6 Years In Prison

Saudi Arabia Sentences Prominent Women's Rights Activist...

A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced Loujain al-Hathloul, a prominent Saudi female...

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72-Year-Old Gardener Goes Viral On Twitter After Posting Photos Of His Big Vegetables

72-Year-Old Gardener Goes Viral On Twitter After Posting...

Gerald Stratford is a British gardener who's into growing big vegetables. He became...

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A Look Back At What Happened After The Killing Of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani

A Look Back At What Happened After The Killing Of Iranian...

One year after the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, NPR correspondents...