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Former president Lula da Silva wins second round of Brazil’s presidential elections

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is set to become the next president of Brazil, after defeating his rightwing rival, incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, by a...

Dozens suffer cardiac arrest during Halloween festivities in Seoul

About 50 people have been receiving CPR after suffering from cardiac arrest in South Korea’s Itaewon area in Seoul as huge crowds of people...

Pope Francis says priests and nuns should avoid watching porn

(BBC); Pope Francis has warned priests and nuns about the dangers of watching pornography online, saying it "weakens the priestly heart". The Pope, 86, was...

Elon Musk completes USD 44 billion Twitter takeover

Elon Musk has completed his USD 44 billion (£38.1 billion) takeover of Twitter, according to a number of media reports and an investor in...

World’s ugliest man dies, 50 years without soap and water

Tehran: The ‘World’s Ugliest Man’ died aged 94 months after showering for first time in decades. A man named Amou Haji did not use...

Ranil Jayawardena resigns as Environment Secretary

Sri Lankan born Ranil Jayawardena has resigned from his role as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs ahead of a to-be-expected...

Prominent Pakistani journalist shot dead in Kenya

A top Pakistani news anchor was shot dead by police in Kenya after he fled his home country to avoid sedition charges, investigators...

Xi Jinping secures historic third term as China’s leader

Xi Jinping secured a historic third term as China’s leader on Sunday and promoted some of his closest Communist Party allies, cementing his position...

Indonesia finds medicines with ingredients linked to fatal child kidney injury

Some medicinal syrups available in Indonesia contained ingredients linked to fatal acute kidney injury (AKI) in children, its health minister said on Thursday, as...

Xi Jinping opens 20th Chinese Communist Party Congress by hailing policies at ‘critical moment’

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday hailed his Communist Party’s zero Covid policies and graft crackdown as he opened a five-yearly Congress at which...

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