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    • FILE - In this combination of file photos, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Wilmington, Del., on March 12, 2020, left, and President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington on April 5, 2020. Trump has accused his Democratic rival Biden of having connections to the “radical left” and has pilloried his relationship with China, his record on criminal justice, his plans for the pandemic and even his son's business dealings. (AP Photo, File)
      Last update: 19:40 GMT 27.09.2020
      19:40 GMT 27.09.2020
      US

      Why First Trump-Biden Debate May be Even More Watched Than Clinton-Trump

      The first Trump-Biden debate is likely to attract a great deal of attention, given a rumour that the Democratic presidential nominee may not show, suggest US political observers giving prognoses on what offensive and defensive strategies the contenders are likely to choose and how the debates will affect their election odds.

    • Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit the Andalusian Gardens in Rabat, Morocco, Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on a three day visit to the country.
      Last update: 03:49 GMT 28.09.2020
      03:49 GMT 28.09.2020
      Society

      Harry, Meghan Reportedly Sign Up For 'Tasteful' Netflix Show

      Earlier in the year, the royal couple founded a production company and signed a multiyear deal with the Netflix streaming service, pledging to create content that "informs but also gives hope".

    • A woman sits with her child inside a quarantine centre for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients amidst the spread of the disease at an indoor sports complex in New Delhi, India, September 22, 2020
      Last update: 04:38 GMT 28.09.2020
      04:38 GMT 28.09.2020
      World

      COVID-19 Live Updates: Number of Cases in India Surpasses 6 Million

      The number of coronavirus cases has reached almost 33 million worldwide, with around 1 million deaths globally, according to Johns Hopkins University. Rising numbers of infections has caused multiple countries to tighten anti-coronavirus measures, especially in Europe, where some have banned mass events and introduced mandatory mask-wearing.

    • Youth activists with March For Our Lives movement hold signs after painting a mural outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s residence in Washington, DC, United States, on 26.09.2020.
      Last update: 22:03 GMT 27.09.2020
      22:03 GMT 27.09.2020
      US

      ‘Let People Decide’: Protesters Paint Giant Mural Outside McConnell Home Over Supreme Court Stance

      On 18 September, the day US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that the Senate would vote on President Trump’s pick to replace her, despite that it is an election year – an argument he made in 2016 during the Obama era. On Saturday, Trump announced Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee.

    • A soldier of the defense army of Nagorny Karabakh walks past tanks at a field position outside the village of Mataghis, some 70km north of Karabakh's capital Stepanakert, on April 6, 2016
      Last update: 05:13 GMT 28.09.2020
      05:13 GMT 28.09.2020
      World

      Nagorno-Karabakh Live Updates: Azerbaijan Accuses Armenia of Attacking Town of Terter, Vows to Retaliate

      Last week, the situation escalated along the contact line of Nagorno-Karabakh, an Armenian-majority autonomy that proclaimed independence from Azerbaijan in 1991. Armenia and Azerbaijan waged war over the disputed territory until 1994, and since the end of the war both sides have been holding peace talks mediated by the OSCE Minsk Group.

    • U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a news conference inside the James S. Brady Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, U.S. September 27, 2020
      Last update: 22:02 GMT 27.09.2020
      22:02 GMT 27.09.2020
      US

      Donald Trump Dismisses NYT Report on His Tax-Return as 'Fake News'

      Earlier in the day, The New York Times reported that US President Donald Trump's tax bill was $750 in 2017, a year after he became president. According to the report, he "paid no federal income taxes in 11 of 18 years".

    • A T-64 tank of the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army on the first line of defense.
      Last update: 15:35 GMT 27.09.2020
      15:35 GMT 27.09.2020
      Asia & Pacific

      Flashpoint Nagorno-Karabakh: How the Armenian-Azeri Conflict Started and What’s at Stake

      Clashes broke out in the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region early Sunday morning, with Azerbaijan and Armenia accusing each other of sparking the hostilities. The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has been the main bone of contention in cool relations between Yerevan and Baku for over three decades.

    • Screengrab of Iranian media report on opening of National Aerospace Park in Tehran.
      Last update: 17:09 GMT 27.09.2020
      17:09 GMT 27.09.2020
      Military & Intelligence

      CIA Spy’s Dream: IRGC Opens Massive National Aerospace Park in Tehran - Video

      The Islamic Republic has made major strides in its defence electronics, rocketry, radar and space technology industries in recent years, and demonstrated the extent of its capabilities through the successful launch of a new generation of satellites, and the destruction of a stealthy $220 million US drone which violated its airspace last year.

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