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Zelensky Expands Crackdown on News Media
  Ukraine Wants EU to Scrap Medicine Exemption for Russia Sanctions
  Report: Israel's New FM Passed US Message to Russia's Lavrov
  Death Toll in Ukraine Strike on Russian Soldiers in Donetsk Rises to 89
Israel's Ben-Gvir Enters Al-Aqsa in 'Provocation'
  US Sends Fighter Jets to Israeli Airbase for Temporary Deployment
Maduro Ready to Work Toward US Normalization
  Venezuela Opposition Removes Guaido as 'Interim President'
US, South Korea Talk on Holding Joint Nuclear Exercises
Chinese Military Flights Around Taiwan Double in 2022
No Deals Made High-Level Talks Between Turkey and Syria
Even AI Is Suspicious of the Military-Industrial Complex  by William J. Astore
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Burkina Faso
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Latin America
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Taliban Seek Economic Self-Sufficiency, Foreign Investment: Minister
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Retirees in Kabul Protest Unpaid Pensions
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Military Tensions Between India and China in Himalayas Ensnare Cashmere Wool Trade
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North Korea's Kim Sacks No. 2 Military Official
Latin American Leaders Greet New Brazilian President
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