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First migrants arrive at Napier military barracks in Kent

The first of 400 asylum seekers being housed at a disused Army barracks began to arrive overnight.

Why India farm reforms have sparked protests

New laws will loosen up rules that have long protected farmers from the vagaries of the market.

Ren Zhiqiang: Outspoken ex-real estate tycoon gets 18 years jail

Ren Zhiqiang went missing earlier this year after writing an essay said to be critical of President Xi.

United Nations General Assembly Opens Historic Session Tuesday

Amid COVID-19 pandemic world leaders will for the first time deliver traditional speeches via videotape instead of in-person

Australia whales: 90 dead in mass stranding off Tasmania

Rescuers are racing to save the survivors of a group of 270 whales beached off Tasmania's west coast.

UN Marks 75th Anniversary in Atmosphere of New Challenges 

Created after World War II to avoid another large-scale conflict, the UN marks its anniversary amid a global pandemic and myriad of other challenges

Ethiopia Begins Circulation of New Currency

Ethiopians have three months to exchange old bank notes for new ones now in circulation  

Cameroon Army on Alert Ahead of Tuesday's Protests

Government reportedly threatening protesters with jail time for participating in civil unrest 

New York Police Officer Charged With Spying for China

According to the indictment, the man, who is also an officer in the US Army Reserve, allowed members of the Chinese consulate to attend events organized by the New York Police Department

Trump Considering Five Women for Supreme Court Vacancy 

US president says he will make announcement later this week, after funeral services for late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg