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- US tries to block Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as first African WTO headon 28/10/2020 at 8:24 pm
The World Trade Organisation's nominations team says member countries should back Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
- Coronavirus: Macron declares second national lockdown in Franceon 28/10/2020 at 8:15 pm
The tough new curbs on travel, businesses and gatherings are aimed at tackling a Covid surge.
- YouTuber talks kindness with Naomi Bidenon 28/10/2020 at 6:11 pm
Three tense moments on Wednesday and a YouTuber talks kindness with Joe Biden's granddaughter.
- US election: Joe Biden and wife Jill vote early in Delawareon 28/10/2020 at 5:58 pm
The Democratic presidential candidate votes early in Delaware and answers questions on his healthcare plan.
- FBI charges 'Chinese agents who coerced dissidents'on 28/10/2020 at 5:23 pm
The "agents" are accused of trying to force opponents of the Communist Party to return to China.
- Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Missile strike on Azeri town kills 21 civilianson 28/10/2020 at 4:18 pm
Azerbaijan says Armenia's military has targeted civilians as the Nagorno-Karabakh war intensifies.
- Poland abortion ruling sparks 'women's strike'on 28/10/2020 at 4:16 pm
Anger over a court's near-total ban continues as the ruling party says there is no turning back.
- Climate change: China's forest carbon uptake 'underestimated'on 28/10/2020 at 4:06 pm
Scientists put new numbers of Chinese trees' ability to pull carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
- Typhoon Molave batters Vietnamese coaston 28/10/2020 at 2:15 pm
The storm hit Vietnam's central coastline on Wednesday, leaving at least two people dead.
- Charlie Hebdo: Turkey vows legal action over Erdogan cartoonon 28/10/2020 at 2:00 pm
The cartoon showing the president lifting the skirt of a veiled woman was printed in Charlie Hebdo.
- Boeing to cut 20% of workforce by end of 2021on 28/10/2020 at 1:44 pm
The planemaker is extending previously announced cuts as it faces slumping demand in the pandemic.
- Poland abortion: Voices of Poles divided over near-total banon 28/10/2020 at 1:39 pm
Two Polish women give their views after a court ruling prompted seven days of protests.
- Argentina Dirty War: Torture and baby theft trial under wayon 28/10/2020 at 1:08 pm
The trial examines alleged crimes committed in clandestine detention centres under military rule.
- Philadelphia rocked by fresh unrest after police shootingon 28/10/2020 at 12:47 pm
Police reinforcements are deployed with the National Guard during a second night of protests.
- 'Growing enemies to French concept of secularism'on 28/10/2020 at 12:22 pm
Some people have values contrary to democracy, says a secularism in education adviser.