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Georgia says ‘unacceptable’ for breakaway region to vote on joining Russia

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Georgia said on Thursday that plans by the Russian-backed breakaway region of South Ossetia to hold a referendum on joining Russia were unacceptable, while the Kremlin stressed no action had been taken to make that h...

Fresh Ethiopian air force strikes hit Tigray region

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The Ethiopian government's air force carried out two air strikes in the northern region of Tigray, government spokesperson Legese Tulu told CNN Sunday. One of the strikes hit a military command post and training ce...

Ukraine: More than 900 civilian bodies found in Kyiv region, police say

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The jarring number emerged shortly after Russia’s Defense Ministry promised to step up missile attacks on Kyiv in response to Ukraine’s alleged assaults on Russian territory. That ominous warning followed the stunnin...

Nicaragua’s looming election poses two challenges to the rest of the region

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Bogota Nicaragua's upcoming election on November 7 is expected to hold no surprises, after strongman president Daniel Ortega spent most of the year tightening his grip on the country. With seven opposition candidate...

Kushner on Middle East peace deals: ‘The people in the region are tired of war’

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President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, hailed the US brokered peace treaties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on Tuesday as the beginning of "a new Middle East"...

Blinken says US withdrawal from Afghanistan will concentrate the minds of ‘free riders’ in the region

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Washington Secretary of State Antony Blinken told CNN on Tuesday that the US withdrawal from Afghanistan will concentrate the minds of "free riders" in the region about their interests in keeping the country stable. ...

Food and fuel running out in capital of Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region

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Food and fuel is running out in the capital of Ethiopia's war-torn northern Tigray region, a CNN producer on the ground in Mekelle reports. A communications blackout in the region, in place since Ethiopian forces wi...

Tigrayan forces say they are withdrawing from Ethiopia’s Afar region

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Tigrayan forces are fully withdrawing from Ethiopia's Afar region, a spokesperson for the Tigrayan People's Liberation Forces (TPLF) told CNN on Monday, saying the pullout should allow humanitarian aid to reach the ...

Capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region hit by airstrikes, eyewitness and local forces say

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The capital of Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region was hit by at least two airstrikes on Monday, an eyewitness and a spokesman for forces fighting the country's central government told CNN. The eyewitness in Mekelle...

Burgess Owens tells Biden, Harris to ‘get some backbone,’ visit border region

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Owens -- a former NFL player who was elected to his U.S. House seat last November -- toured Texas’ Rio Grande Valley region this week with six other Republicans from the House Judiciary Committee led by ranking membe...

Air strikes in Ethiopia’s Tigray region will continue, PM says

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed vowed further air strikes after jets bombed the northern Tigray region on Friday amid reports that Tigrayan forces had seized control of federal military sites and weapons. The mi...

The Arctic fails its annual health check as global warming brings more ills to the region

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From extreme melt events to an influx of beaver colonies in Alaska, and rain falling at the summit of Greenland for the first time on record, the Arctic region showed clear symptoms of an ailing planet over the past...

A family photo from a Kentucky home was found more than 150 miles away in Indiana after deadly tornadoes whipped up debris in the region

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A decades-old family photo from a home in Kentucky turned up more than 150 miles away in Indiana on Saturday after apparently being whipped up into the debris of deadly tornadoes that tore through the region. "Walke...

Flooding threatens Four Corners region, heavy rain possible over Midwest and Plains

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WILDFIRES SPREAD OVER 1M ACRES OF DROUGHT-STRICKEN US Flood advisories in the Four Corners region

Ecuador and Peru signal political divides that could trouble the region

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More than a year into the pandemic and as cases resurge in Latin America, two recent elections suggest that popular political views on how to escape the crisis remain deeply polarized -- at a time when cohesion is m...

Extreme heat will be more frequent in the Pacific Northwest. Experts say region is not prepared

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It was only last year when Hannah Lindell-Smith woke up in the middle of the night with the taste of smoke in her mouth. The orange sky over Washington and Oregon was filled with embers as wildfires raged, leading t...

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