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22 October 2020 | 9:45 pm
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Talking Europe interviews Tytti Tuppurainen, Finland's minister for European affairs, following the Hungarian parliament's ratification of Helsinki's application to join NATO. Finland and Sweden both applied nearly a year ago, in what was seen as a huge shift in European security.
Chelsea have sacked manager Graham Potter, the London club said on Sunday after a string of poor results left the team 11th in the Premier League.
French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin denied allegations of brute force used by police officers against protesters but said that some officers are under investigation.
The monks in the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra monastery of Ukrainian Orthodox Church have been accused of having links to Russia. The abbot of the monastery was placed under house arrest for 60 days.
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Australia has joined a list of nations in banning China-based TikTok because of security concerns. The company expressed disappointment over the decision.
We look at why a US women's collegiate basketball final became so controversial and why it underpins racial and gender double standards. Also, Emmanuel Macron and EU Commission leader Ursula von der Leyen head to China in a diplomatic visit aimed at assuaging tensions. The Washington Post looks at a history of famous mugshots ahead of Donald Trump's hearing.
A first in US history: a former US president has appeared in court to face criminal charges. Donald Trump has hoped the drama around the trial will energize his supporters as he makes a second run for the White House.
Gunmen in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state kidnapped eight secondary school students coming from school along with an unknown number of others, authorities said on Tuesday, the latest in a wave of such abductions.
The US president's remarks come on the sidelines of a science and technology meeting as controversy over ChatGPT grows. Canada is meanwhile probing the AI chatbot over alleged unauthorized use of data.
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