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Ukraine leader defiant as drone strikes hit Russia again

Drones struck inside Russia's border with Ukraine on Tuesday in the second day of attacks exposing the vulnerability of some of Moscow's most important military sites, experts said.

Argentina's VP Fernández guilty in $1B fraud, gets 6 years

December 6
Supporters of Venezuelan Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner gather outside the courthouse in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday, Dec. 6,
Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández was convicted and sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison and a lifetime ban from holding public office for a fraud scheme that embezzled $1 billion through public works projects during her presidency.

IEA: Renewables could top coal as electricity source by 2025

December 6
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The expansion of renewable power generation picked up sharply in 2022 and within three years it could pass coal as the top source of electricity, The International Energy Agency said in a new report published Tuesday.
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Moroccans celebrate historic World Cup win against Spain

Exuberant Moroccans poured into the streets of their capital and in cities across Europe on Tuesday, waving flags and honking horns to celebrate their national soccer team's historic victory over Spain at the World Cup.
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US Jews fear collision with expected Israeli government

Israel's ties to the Jewish American community, one of its closest and most important allies, are about to be put to the test, with Israel's emerging far-right government on a collision course with Jews in the United States.
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Bombing at Indonesian police station kills officer, hurts 7

A man blew himself up Wednesday at a police station on Indonesia's main island of Java, killing an officer and wounding seven people, officials said, in what appeared to be the latest in a string of suicide attacks blamed on Muslim militants.
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S. Korea sees easing disruption as truckers' strike extends

Officials say South Korea's economy is recovering from the initial shock of a nationwide walkout staged by thousands of cargo truckers, even as their strike reached its 14th day on Wednesday amid a stalemate with the government over freight fare issues.
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December 6

China trade shrinks amid virus pressure, interest rate hikes

China's imports and exports shrank in November under pressure from weakening global demand and anti-virus controls at home.
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December 6

China's Xi visiting Saudi Arabia amid bid to boost economy

Chinese leader Xi Jinping is attending a pair of regional summits in Saudi Arabia this week amid efforts to kick-start economic growth weighed down by strict anti-COVID-19 measures.
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December 6

Taliban allow high school graduation exams for Afghan girls

Afghan girls will be allowed to take their high school graduation exams this week, an official and documents from the Taliban government indicated Tuesday — even though they have been banned from classrooms since the former insurgents took over the country last year.
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December 6

Dominica's leader expected to stay following snap elections

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit was expected to remain leader of the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica after snap general elections Tuesday that the main opposition party and its supporters boycotted.
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December 6

Indonesia's Parliament votes to ban sex outside of marriage

Indonesia's Parliament unanimously voted on Tuesday to ban sex outside of marriage and insulting the president and state institutions.
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December 6

Tensions over trade deals exposed at Mercosur summit

A summit of the four Mercosur nations exposed tensions Tuesday as Uruguay's eagerness to seek out foreign markets collided with opposition from Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.
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December 6

Hungarian government scraps year-old ceiling on fuel prices

Hungary's government cancelled a state-imposed cap on fuel prices late Tuesday after a recent wave of panic-buying among motorists led to fuel shortages and long lines at filling stations across the country.
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December 6

Ronaldo a solitary figure after being benched at World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo was a solitary figure as he walked off the field following a World Cup match in which he was not the center of attention.
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December 6

Jamaica imposes state of emergency amid sharp criticism

Jamaica's prime minister declared a widespread state of emergency Tuesday to fight a surge in gang violence on an island with one of the highest murder rates in the region.
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December 6

UN aid chief: Ukrainians are suffering `colossal' torment

The U.N. humanitarian chief on Tuesday decried the "colossal" torment Ukraine is suffering from "senseless war" and Russian destruction of its infrastructure.
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December 6

Jesuit artist has ministry cut; Vatican doesn't prosecute

The Vatican came under pressure Tuesday to explain why it didn't prosecute a famous Jesuit artist and merely let his order restrict the priest's ministry following allegations that he abused his authority over adult women.
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December 6

Greece seeks 'win-win' deal on Parthenon Sculptures in UK

Cabinet ministers from Greece and the U.K. discussed Greece's bid to get the Parthenon Sculptures returned from London but gave no sign the world's thorniest cultural heritage issue was any closer to resolution Tuesday.
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December 6

Spain's former king wins latest stage in harassment lawsuit

Spain's former king, Juan Carlos I, on Tuesday won the latest stage of a London court battle with an ex-lover who accused him of harassment after they split up.
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December 6

Greece: Police officer appears in court over teen shooting

Clashes broke out Tuesday at a police station outside Greece's second-largest city of Thessaloniki as residents of a nearby Roma settlement protested the police shooting of a teenage driver during a chase over an unpaid gas station bill.
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December 6

Poland reverses course, accepts German air defense system

Poland's defense minister said Tuesday that his country will accept a Patriot missile defense system which Germany offered to deploy to Poland last month.
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December 6

Legislator hospitalized after brawl in Turkey's parliament

An opposition legislator in Tuesday was hospitalized Tuesday following a brawl that broke out in the country's parliament during a tense debate over next year's budget.

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