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Cuba Issues Cyclone Alert As Hurricane Ian Nears

Cuba on Monday declared a cyclone alert in its six most western provinces as fast-approaching Hurricane Ian strengthened rapidly, with Florida also ramping up preparations ahead of a possible hit. Authorities in Havana said they were ready to...

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Biden seeks up-front disclosure of airline ticket fees

Airlines would be required to disclose fees for luggage or to sit next to their children prior to ticket purchase under a regulation proposed Monday by the Biden administration. The action, proposed by the US Department of Transportation (DOT)...

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Canada sanctions Iran officials, including morality police

Canada on Monday announced sanctions against Iranian officials over the Islamic republic’s lethal crackdown on protests driven by the death of a young woman after her arrest by the morality police. “We will implement sanctions on dozens...

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UN chief urges end to 'era of nuclear blackmail'

China and Russia face possible action by the UN’s top rights body following historic draft resolutions against the two powerful permanent members of the Security Council. The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva frequently investigates and tries to...

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UN chief urges end to 'era of nuclear blackmail'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres renewed his call Monday for the global abolition of nuclear weapons as concerns grow over Russia’s threat to use them in the Ukraine war. “Decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, we can hear once...

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Hungary opposes EU sanctions on Russian nuclear sector

Hungary, which is highly dependent on Russian energy, said Monday it staunchly opposed European Union sanctions on the Russian nuclear industry, following EU talks on the issue at the weekend. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told a...

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