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Turkey to expel US envoy and nine others, Erdogan says

  October 23, 2021   Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in Eskisehir, Turkey, October 23, 2021. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/PPO/Handout via REUTERS reuters_tickers   By REUTERS   ISTANBUL – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that he had told his foreign ministry to expel the ambassadors of the United States and nine other Western countries for demanding the release ...

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U.N. Flight Thwarted as Fighting Grows in Ethiopia

  October 22, 2021   A humanitarian flight was ordered to abort a landing in the capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, epicenter of the conflict, as government airstrikes hit the area for a fourth day. The scene of an airstrike in Mekele, the capital of the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray, on Wednesday. Fighting in the region appears to have ...

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Donald Trump to launch social media platform called Truth Social

  October 21, 2021   The former president, who remains banned from Facebook and Twitter, has a goal to rival those tech giants Donald Trump announced plans to launch a social media app called Truth Social. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images   By Johana Bhuiyan | The Guardian   Donald Trump has announced plans to launch a social media platform called ...

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Minneapolis cop gets nearly 5 years in killing of 911 caller

  October 21, 2021   A former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape behind her home has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison File – Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor walks to the podium to be sentenced at Hennepin County District Court in Minneapolis, June ...

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Man Charged Under British Terrorism Law in Death of Lawmaker

  October 21, 2021   A tribute is seen in the window of Belfairs Methodist Church, where British MP David Amess was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, Oct. 21, 2021.   By VOA News   British authorities said Thursday that a British man has been charged in the fatal stabbing of lawmaker David Amess ...

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