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  • Photo of The AP Interview: Ukraine aims to restart occupied reactors | AP International News

    The AP Interview: Ukraine aims to restart occupied reactors | AP International News

    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is considering reopening Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, which is occupied by Russian troops, to ensure its safety weeks after it was shut down over fears of a radiation disaster, the head of the facility’s operator said Tuesday. The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant has emerged as one of the most worrisome flashpoints in Russia’s occupation…

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  • Photo of Depositors storm 4 Lebanese banks, demanding their own money | AP International News

    Depositors storm 4 Lebanese banks, demanding their own money | AP International News

    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese depositors, including a retired police officer, stormed at least four banks in the cash-crime country on Tuesday after banks closed and partially reopened for a week. As the tiny Mediterranean nation’s crippling economic crisis continues to worsen, a growing number of Lebanese depositors have decided to walk into banks and forcefully withdraw their stashed savings. Lebanon’s…

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  • Photo of Illegal Annexation: Russian Ambassador in Vienna Summoned – Vindobona.org

    Illegal Annexation: Russian Ambassador in Vienna Summoned – Vindobona.org

    In a joint action by several EU member states, the Republic of Austria yesterday summoned the ambassador of the Russian Federation to send a signal against the annexation, which is against international law. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Dmitry Lyubinsky was informed that Austria strongly condemns and strongly rejects the illegal annexation of Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and…

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  • Photo of What’s Putin thinking? Tough to know for nuclear analysts | AP International News

    What’s Putin thinking? Tough to know for nuclear analysts | AP International News

    PARIS (AP) – Will President Vladimir Putin pull the nuclear trigger? For Kremlin watchers trying to figure out whether the Russian leader’s nuclear threats are bluff, there is no more pressing — or difficult — question. For now, analysts cautiously suggest that the risk of Putin using the world’s largest nuclear arsenal still appears low. The CIA says it has…

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  • Photo of Iran says it launched test ‘tug’ into suborbital space | AP International News

    Iran says it launched test ‘tug’ into suborbital space | AP International News

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state media said Tuesday that the government has launched a space tug capable of moving satellites between orbits. The cargo test spacecraft was built by the country’s space research center and launched by the Ministry of Defense on Monday, Rashtriya TV reported. Hassan Salarih, head of the Islamic Republic’s space agency, told Rashtriya TV that…

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  • Photo of Asian shares rise after ‘relief rally’ on Wall Street | AP International News

    Asian shares rise after ‘relief rally’ on Wall Street | AP International News

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday, buoyed by a rally in U.S. stocks after some weak economic data raised hopes that the Federal Reserve may back away from aggressive interest rate hikes. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 2.8% to 26,959.25 in afternoon trade. South Korea’s Kospi rose 2.5% to 2,209.98. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 jumped 3.8% to 6,699.30 after its…

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  • Photo of International news brief: Hurricane Orlene hits Mexico; Robert Vadra attends wedding in Chicago and more

    International news brief: Hurricane Orlene hits Mexico; Robert Vadra attends wedding in Chicago and more

    international oi-Madhuri Adnal | Published: Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 8:39 [IST] Washington, October 04: Hurricane Orleans made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast near the tourist town of Mazatlán on Monday and quickly became a tropical depression over land. Power lines swayed and sent a shower of sparks about 40 miles (65 kilometers) to the town of El Rosario. ) south…

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  • Photo of Solomon Islands agreed to accord after China references axed | AP International News

    Solomon Islands agreed to accord after China references axed | AP International News

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – The Solomon Islands has agreed to sign an agreement between the United States and more than a dozen Pacific nations only after removing indirect references to China, the Solomon Islands’ foreign minister said Tuesday. “There were references that put us in a position where we had to choose sides and we didn’t want to be…

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  • Photo of Over 2,000 soldiers in El Salvador surrounds town to root out gang

    Over 2,000 soldiers in El Salvador surrounds town to root out gang

    View: 641 Posted: Monday, October 3, 2022. 2:45 pm CST. By Zoila Palma Gonzalez: The crackdown on gangs continues under the administration of Salvadoran President, Naib Buquel. On Sunday, Comasagua, a city in El Salvador, was shut down in search of street gang members accused of killing more than 2,000 soldiers and police, the Associated Press reported. Anyone…

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  • Photo of Florida Airports Slowly Return to Normal

    Florida Airports Slowly Return to Normal

    The remnants of now-tropical storm Ian brought rain and wind to the northeastern US after flooding the Mid-Atlantic region, with areas in Florida left devastated by last week’s Category 4 hurricane, which killed an estimated 100 people and left millions without power. Many airports across the center of the state, from the Gulf Coast where it made landfall to the…

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