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Final round of Qatar World Cup ticket sales starts today | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

FIFA says more than 2.4 million tickets were sold in the three rounds of sales so far this year. The final round of ticket sales for the Qatar 2022 World Cup starts on Tuesday. Thirty-two teams will take part in the tournament that kicks off on November 20, with the final taking place on December …

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Malaysian defense contractor ‘Fat Leonard’ seeks Venezuela asylum | News

Local media reported that Leonard Glenn Francis had requested to remain in Venezuela on health and political grounds. A fugitive Malaysian defense nicknamed “Fat Leonard” who orchestrated a huge bribery scheme involving dozens of United States Navy officials, contractor has requested asylum in Venezuela almost a week after he was arrested in the South American …

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Teen interest in long-lasting birth control soars after Roe

Sixteen-year-old Adismarys Abreu had been discussing a long-lasting birth control implant with her mother for about a year as a potential solution to increasing menstrual pain. Then Roe v. Wade was overturned, and Abreu joined the throng of teens rushing to their doctors as states began to ban or severely limit abortion. “I’m definitely not …

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UN meeting produces sense that a ‘new epoch’ is arriving

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The war in Ukraine and its global fallout transfixed the meeting of world leaders at the UN General Assembly this year. When it wasn’t out front, it lurked in the background of virtually every speech. There were near-unanimous calls for an end to the seven-month war, with rich and poor countries …

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Giorgia Meloni is on track to winning. What’s next for Italy? | News

Rome, Italy – It was never in doubt. As pollsters had predicted throughout a chaotic election campaign, Italy is set to be led by its most hard-right government since World War II. Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni, a largely peripheral figure in Italian politics up until a few years ago, emerged triumphant in Sunday’s election. The …

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The church linked to Abe’s killing, Japan’s political turmoil | Politics News

Shinzo Abe was not his assassin’s preferred target. Investigators say Tetsuya Yamagami, who fatally shot Japan’s longest-serving prime minister on July 8, had initially wanted to kill the leader of the Unification Church — a South-Korean religious sect that the 41-year-old blames for his family’s financial ruin. But the COVID-19 pandemic got in the way. …

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UN Security Council open to sanctioning Haiti gangs and those who arm, finance them

Members of the United Nations Security Council appear poised to support a US-backed resolution to sanction Haiti’s gang leaders and those arming and financing them, but that warned such measures must not have already adverse humanitarian consequences on the population, which is facing “an alarming situation.” “Parameters such as listening criteria, conditions for lifting the …

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Apple says it will make some of its iPhone 14 in India | Business and Economy News

Apple has asked manufacturers to shift production from China amid geopolitical tensions and pandemic restrictions. Apple Inc will make some of its iPhone 14s in India, the company has said, as manufacturers shift production from China amid geopolitical tensions and pandemic restrictions that have disrupted supply chains for many industries. “The new iPhone 14 lineup …

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