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14 Dec
The incoming leftist president announced five key cabinet appointments — all white men — but promised his government would soon reflect "the image of Brazilian society."
9 Sep 2022
European energy ministers are holding an emergency meeting in Brussels to debate measures on protecting consumers and businesses from soaring energy prices. Reaching agreement on a solution is likely to prove difficult.
6 Jul 2022
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has faced lawmakers' questions after two of the most-senior figures in his government resigned. The finance and health ministers said they could no longer tolerate the culture of scandal.
21 May 2022
The Ukrainian government has been unable to collect taxes since Russia's invasion, and now international support aims to prop up its budget.
6 Mar 2022
EU interior ministers are expected to agree on a temporary protection mechanism for people fleeing Russia's war in Ukraine. The number of people fleeing into neighboring countries could run into the millions.
14 Dec 2021
Foreign ministers meeting in Liverpool threatened the Kremlin with fresh economic sanctions in the event of an invasion of Ukraine. Meanwhile, Tehran was told that time is running out to revive the nuclear deal.
7 Dec 2021
The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
7 Nov 2021
General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said the army takeover was "not a coup" but just an adjustment to the democratic transition. The US and UN are calling for the return of the government.
17 Oct 2021
The ex-apartheid fighters locked the ministers in a hotel room after failed talks over a compensation deal. Police arrested a total of 56 people after the incident.
15 Oct 2021
The ex-apartheid fighters locked the ministers in a hotel room after failed talks over a compensation deal. Police arrested a total of 56 people after the incident.
26 Jul 2021
Environmental ministers have gathered in Naples, but failed to implement more ambitious climate targets. The countries only pledged to keep global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius.
18 Jul 2021
The world's largest economies will plan how to push ahead with the proposal to set a minimum corporate tax rate. Some countries are still withholding their support.

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Beijing and several other provinces are being affected by thick, dense sandstorms that are severely affecting visibility. Deforestation has escalated already rampant air pollution in the Chinese capital.
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NBA Hall of Famer Willis Reed has died at the age of 80, the New York Knicks have confirmed. Reed spent his entire 10-year career, which spanned from 1964 to 1974, with the Knicks. Reed began his playing career at Grambling State before being selected by New York in the second round of the 1964 draft.
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Taha Siddiqui is an award-winning former FRANCE 24 journalist who fled Pakistan after escaping a kidnapping attempt. He's now exiled in France and has since discovered he's on a kill list in Pakistan and can never return to his home country.
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Kyiv have reached a staff-level agreement for a $15.6 billion loan which should be finalised in the coming weeks.
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Desalination is highly energy intensive and environmentally toxic. But the unconventional freshwater resource is now vital for human survival in dry regions.
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The French papers look ahead to Emmanuel Macron's live TV interview amid ongoing nationwide anger over pension reforms. In the UK, former PM Boris Johnson is to defend his actions over the Partygate scandal in front of a parliamentary committee that could decide his political future.