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BBC Russia correspondent calls her imminent expulsion 'shocking' and says she can never go back

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 08/15/2021 - 03:36
A BBC journalist working in Moscow said Saturday that she felt shocked she was being expelled from Russia and said she had been told she could never return to the country, in what her employer, the UK's public broadcaster, described as a "direct assault on media freedom."
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Rwanda President Paul Kagame says 'we must not excuse or accept mediocrity' after Arsenal beaten by Brentford

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 08/15/2021 - 03:31
The reviews are in for Arsenal's performance against Brentford in the English Premier League's opening match on Friday and they make for grim reading if you're a Gunners fan.
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Taliban capture major city in northern Afghanistan, draw closer to Kabul

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 08/15/2021 - 02:47
KABUL --- Taliban forces captured a major city in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, sending Afghan forces fleeing, and drew closer to Kabul, where Western countries scrambled to evacuate their citizens from the capital. The fall of Mazar-i-Sharif, confirmed by a provincial council official, was another important capture for the hardline militants, who have swept through the country in recent weeks as U.S.-led forces withdrew. Kabul and Jalalabad, in eastern Afghanistan, are now the only big cities not in Taliban hands. The United States and Britain are now rushing several thousand troops back into the country to evacuate citizens amid concern Kabul could soon be overrun. Sec...

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Magnitude 7.2 quake rocks Haiti, dozens killed

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 08/15/2021 - 02:16
PORT-AU-PRINCE/HAVANA --- A major earthquake killed at least 29 people in southwestern Haiti on Saturday, reducing churches, hotels, and homes to rubble in the latest tragedy to hit the impoverished Caribbean nation already mired in humanitarian and political crises. The 7.2-magnitude quake, which was followed by a series of aftershocks, struck 8 km (5 miles) from the town of Petit Trou de Nippes, about 150 km west of the capital Port-au-Prince, at a depth of 10 km, the USGS said. That made the temblor which was felt as far away as Cuba and Jamaica potentially bigger and shallower than the magnitude 7 earthquake 11 years ago that killed tens of thousands in the poorest nation i...

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