Yazidi women and children arrive in France for new life

Yazidi women and children arrive in France for new life

Twenty-seven Yazidi women and their children, victims of the Islamic State group in Iraq, arrive at Charles de Gaulle airport near Paris to start a new life in France, following the government's promise in 2018 to welcome 100 Yazidi families.
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A Lerida medical centresets up an emergency unit for COVID patients after an upsurge in virus cases. Catalonia officials had imposed a home confinement order on the city of Lerida and its surrounding areas a week after the zone had been placed und...
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Hong Kong pro-democracy supporters queued outside makeshift polling stations over the weekend -- including a lingerie boutique and a vintage bus -- to choose candidates for upcoming legislative elections, despite a government warning that the unof...
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Mongolia holds traditional sports festival behind closed doors

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Mongolia's annual Naadam sporting festival kicked off Saturday without a live audience for the first time in its 800-year history as COVID-19 fears gripped the Central Asian country.
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Polish president ahead by tiny margin in run-off: exit poll

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Poland's right-wing head of state Andrzej Duda arrives at his headquarters to the applause of his supporters as he is ahead by a tiny margin in the presidential run-off against Warsaw's liberal mayor, according to an exit poll.
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Polish presidential candidate Rafal Trzaskowski of the opposition Civic Platform addresses supporters in Warsaw on election night as President Andrzej Duda leads by a small margin, according to an exit poll.
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Polish democracy has 'matured' says president on election day

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Malian imam and opposition movement leader Dicko leads funeral prayers for clash victims

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Influential Malian imam and protest leader Mahmoud Dicko leads prayers at his mosque for the civilian victims killed in clashes amid escalating demonstrations demanding President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's resignation.
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PM Castex visits medicalised aircraft in French Guiana amid health crisis

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Up for grabs: Tokyo art exhibit invites theft

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British minister Patel meets with French counterpart Darmanin in Calais

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British Home Secretary Priti Patel travels to Calais to meet her French counterpart Gérald Darmanin for talks.
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Poland: Opposition candidate Rafal Trzaskowski votes in Rybnik

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UN restarts cross-border aid to Syria in reduced form: diplomats

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