Bosnia’s peace envoy imposes ban on genocide denial

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Valentin Inzko has set jail terms for anyone who ‘publicly condones, denies, grossly trivialises or tries to justify’ the genocide in Srebrenica or war...

China rejects WHO plan for second phase of COVID origin probe

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China rejected on Thursday a World Health Organization (WHO) plan for a second phase of an investigation into the origin of the coronavirus, which...

Hungary announces referendum on controversial LGBTQ law

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Prime Minister Viktor Orban calls public vote on new legislation in the wake of a legal challenge from the European Commission. Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor...

How NASA’s shuttle programme paved the way for a new era in space

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A decade after its retirement, NASA’s iconic space shuttle programme is succeeded by burgeoning commercial space crew initiatives that have built on its legacy. Ten...

ndia’s excess deaths during pandemic up to 4.9 million: Study

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India’s excess deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic could be as high as 4.9 million, a new study shows, providing further evidence that millions more...

Israel will ‘act aggressively’ over Ben & Jerry’s ban, PM says

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Bennett calls move by company to stop selling its ice cream in occupied Palestinian territories an ‘anti-Israel step’. Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett told the...

Big day for Bezos: Blue Origin safely lands first crewed mission

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Jeff Bezos is achieving his lifelong dream of flying into space while officially launching his space-travel company’s commercial operations. Amazon.com and Blue Origin founder Jeff...

Knife attack against Mali interim President Assimi Goita

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Attempted stabbing attack took place after Eid al-Adha prayers at the Grand Mosque in the capital, Bamako, presidency says. Mali’s interim President Assimi Goita has been...

Cyprus talks can only resume on a ‘two-state’ basis, Erdogan says

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Turkish president reiterates Ankara’s support for self-declared TRNC in speech delivered on anniversary of 1974 invasion. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said peace talks...

Pedro Castillo declared Peru’s president-elect after lengthy battle over results

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Peru’s electoral authority on Monday named socialist Pedro Castillo as the country’s next president, having officially won the June 6 runoff against right-wing candidate...