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Russia launched a wide-ranging attack on Ukraine on Thursday, hitting cities and bases with airstrikes or shelling, as civilians piled into trains and cars to flee. 

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(Yui Mok/PA via AP) 

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is scrapping the last domestic coronavirus restrictions in England even as he acknowledged the potential for new and more deadly variants of the virus.

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Photos courtesy of WWF 

A comprehensive new map and report tracking whale migrations around the globe highlights where they go in the high seas and the cumulative impacts the animals face from human activity

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Not from political leaders, but from well-known people in Israel and Palestine a new proposal for a two-state confederation has emerged raising hopes for a way forward after a decade-long stalemate in Mideast peace efforts

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(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, file) 

The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the world's first malaria vaccine

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Outsiders have long profited from Africa’s riches of gold, diamonds, and even people. Now they are taking plundering millions of Internet addresses

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(UN Web TV via AP) 

More than a year after Black Lives Matter protests launched a worldwide reckoning about the centuries of racism that Black people continue to face, the question of reparations emerged — unevenly — as a high-profile issue at this year’s largest gathering of world leaders.

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(AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn) 

The country’s Civil Protection Agency said 1,297 dead from the magnitude 7.2 earthquake had been counted by Sunday, a day after the temblor turned thousands of structures into rubble

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A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake added to the misery in Haiti, killing at least 304 people, injuring a minimum of 1,800 others and destroying hundreds of homes

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(AP Photo/Peter Dejong) 

Debate about the role of Amsterdam’s city fathers in the slave trade has been going on for years, but it has gained more attention following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

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