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Turkey earthquake live updates: at least 15 dead as strong 7.8-magnitude quake hits near Syria border
Dozens reportedly trapped under rubble after a powerful quake struck south-eastern Turkey around 4am local time on Monday, with tremors felt in Lebanon and Cyprus

Samantha Lock

06, Feb, 2023 @3:57 AM

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Fears of worsening egg shortage in New Zealand as fire kills 75,000 hens at farm
There are fears the blaze at the Zeagold facility will exacerbate an egg shortage caused by a ban on battery farming

Tess McClure

06, Feb, 2023 @3:55 AM

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Australian and Chinese trade ministers meet for first time in three years
Don Farrell expected to push Australia’s largest trading partner for the resumption of unimpeded trade in a thawing of diplomatic relations

Daniel Hurst

06, Feb, 2023 @2:57 AM

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Hong Kong: landmark national security trial of 47 democracy advocates begins
Protests as group of former politicians, activists, campaigners, and community workers appear in court accused of ‘conspiracy to commit subversion’

Helen Davidson and Kelly Ho and Candice Chau in Hong Kong

06, Feb, 2023 @2:35 AM

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Waitangi Day celebrations struggle to mute politics in heated election year
Questions of sovereignty, inequality and New Zealand history hang in the background as political speeches foreshadow a future in which relationship with Māori plays a central role

Tess McClure

06, Feb, 2023 @1:27 AM

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Ukraine’s defence minister to be moved from post, says Zelenskiy ally
Head of president’s parliamentary bloc seems to confirm reshuffle of Oleksii Reznikov as Russians close in on Bakhmut

Dan Sabbagh in Kyiv

05, Feb, 2023 @10:19 PM

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Cyprus presidential election goes to runoff with ex-foreign minister in lead
Nikos Christodoulides emerges as frontrunner and will face Andreas Mavroyiannis in vote next Sunday

Helena Smith in Athens

05, Feb, 2023 @7:55 PM

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Afghan refugee in London told to give up doctorate and move to Yorkshire
University asks home secretary to intervene in move that would deprive him of scholarship and teaching roles

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

05, Feb, 2023 @6:47 PM

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Russia-Ukraine war live: Ukraine ‘expects possible major Russian offensive this month’ – as it happened
Oleksii Reznikov insists Kyiv has the ability to hold back Russian forces if new push comes for anniversary of start of invasion

Caroline Davies

05, Feb, 2023 @6:07 PM

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Now the Chinese ‘spy balloon’ is down, the question is: what was it for?
Was Beijing trying to sabotage talks with the US, monitor the speed of its military response, or just test Joe Biden’s mettle?

Julian Borger in Washington

05, Feb, 2023 @5:22 PM

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Haiti garment workers share $1m payout after factory closure a year ago
More than 1,100 workers who were left destitute to be compensated by owner of Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein

Sarah Butler

05, Feb, 2023 @3:28 PM

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General Pervez Musharraf obituary
Former president of Pakistan who supported the US in its war on terror and was hailed as George Bush’s ‘best buddy’

Farzana Shaikh

05, Feb, 2023 @2:05 PM

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