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Spanish court charges letter bomb suspect with terrorism

Spain's National Court says it has charged a 74-year-old retired man with terrorism for allegedly sending six letters containing explosive material to Spain’s prime minister and the U.S. and Ukrainian embassies in the country
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Nepal Supreme Court removes deputy PM over citizenship

Nepal’s Supreme Court has removed the country’s deputy prime minister from office and from his parliamentary seat for violating citizenship laws
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Police: Counterterror unit holds Spain church attack suspect

Spain's national police agency says a counterterrorism intelligence unit is questioning a suspect accused of killing a Catholic church officer with a machete and wounding four more people, including a priest
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Colombia's Arhuacos strive for harmony with Mother Nature

The Arhuaco people in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta have fended off incursions by Capuchin missionaries and by the illegal armed groups of Colombia's long civil conflict. They would prefer to focus on avoiding and repairing damage to Mother Earth. The ways of the Arhuacos were declared intangible cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO in November, along with those of three other Indigenous communities in northern Colombia's Sierra Nevada — the Kogui, Wiwa and Kankuamo. “Recognition is very important, but it will be much more important that Mother Earth — the space where we exist — be respected and preserved,” said Zarwawiko Torres, an Arhuaco leader. That would include preventing mines and dams on their lands, he said. Arhuacos follow the Law of Origin as their guide to behavior and spiritual knowledge, in how they live with Mother Nature. “Water must have its own channel, stones must exist in their own space. She respects me and I respect her,” Torres said. They live in...
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Poland's opposition criticizes amendments to electoral code

The leader of Poland's opposition has criticized a new electoral reform package introduced by the governing coalition and said his party was planning to strongly monitor the voting process during general elections set for the fall
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India to get 12 cheetahs from South Africa next month

India will receive 12 cheetahs from South Africa next month that will join eight others it received from Namibia in September as part of an ambitious plan to reintroduce the cats in the country after 70 years
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Norway's last Arctic miners struggle with coal mine's end

For more than 100 years, people came to the remote Arctic archipelago of Svalbard to work in coal mines
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Ukrainian presidency: 10 killed in latest Russian shelling

Russian shelling has killed at least 10 Ukrainian civilians and wounded 20 others in a day, according to the office of Ukraine’s president
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Czechs pick successor to Milos Zeman in presidential runoff

Czechs have started voting for a new president, choosing between a retired army general and a populist billionaire in a two-day runoff election to succeed controversy-courting Milos Zeman in the largely ceremonial post
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Paul says Djokovic thwarted his Australian Open gameplan

Tommy Paul says he went into his Australian Open semifinal against Novak Djokovic with a specific game plan
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Several questioned in Croatia over oligarch's missing yacht

Croatian police have brought in for questioning several people over the disappearance last October of a luxury yacht from an Adriatic Sea marina where it was held as part of Western sanctions imposed on oligarchs with links to Russian President Vladimi...
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Journalists convicted of revealing Finland defense secrets

Two investigative journalists for a major daily newspaper in Finland have been convicted of revealing national defense secrets in an April 2017 article that prosecutors said included information from classified documents
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Turkey summons Danish envoy over Quran-burning protest

Turkey has summoned the Danish ambassador over reports that an anti-Islam activist will be allowed to burn the Quran during a series of protests in Copenhagen
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UK student nurse charged with taking bomb to maternity ward

A student nurse has appeared in a British court charged with planning to attack an air force base and taking a home-made bomb to a hospital maternity unit where he worked
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Protests across the Middle East against Quran burning

Angry protesters in several Middle Eastern countries have gathered to denounce the recent desecration of Islam’s holy book by far-right activists in Sweden and the Netherlands
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Storm Cheneso picks up in Madagascar, more flooding to come

A severe tropical storm which devastated parts of Madagascar this week is set to continue to wreak havoc on the country as it strengthens over the weekend, the United Nations regional weather monitoring service said
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The thin line between life and death in eastern Ukraine: Reporter's notebook

ABC News got rare access to a military field hospital in eastern Donbas.
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A Ukrainian military helicopter is seen, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Donbas region, Ukraine, Jan. 25, 2023.
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Greek government survives no-confidence vote over wiretaps

Greece’s government has survived, as expected, a no-confidence vote following a motion by the country’s opposition leader over a wiretapping scandal that has stung the center-right governing party in the run-up to elections
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UK Treasury chief: Tax cuts must wait for inflation to fall

Britain’s Treasury chief says taming inflation is more important than cutting taxes
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Russian coronavirus-denying ex-monk sentenced to 7 years

A coronavirus-denying former Russian Orthodox monk has been given a seven-year sentence on charges of inciting hatred
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Hong Kong protests Biden extension of deportation protection

Hong Kong has protested President Joe Biden's two-year extension of a program that protects residents of the semi-autonomous Chinese city living in the U_S_ from deportation, accusing Washington of “demonstrating sinister intentions and hegemonic bully...
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Explosion in Polish parish house kills 1, injures 7

Officials in southern Poland say a person was found dead after an explosion demolished half of an old Evangelical parish house in the city of Katowice
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January 27

Watchdog blames Syria's air force for deadly chlorine attack

An investigation by the global chemical weapons watchdog established there are “reasonable grounds to believe” Syria’s air force dropped two cylinders containing chlorine gas on the city of Douma in April 2018, killing 43 people
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January 27

Watchdog finds that Syria's air force dropped chlorine on city of Douma in April 2018 attack that killed 43 people

Watchdog finds that Syria's air force dropped chlorine on city of Douma in April 2018 attack that killed 43 people
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January 27

Germany hopes to get 'green hydrogen' from Australia by 2030

A senior German official says she hopes her country will receive hydrogen made with renewable energy from Australia by 2030
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January 27

French, Dutch ministers visit NATO battlegroup in Romania

The foreign ministers of France and the Netherlands have paid an official visit to a military base in Romania where both nations station troops as a part of a NATO battlegroup that was bolstered in the wake of Russia’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine
January 27
January 27

Hungary's Orban: Ukraine's backers have 'drifted' into war

Hungary's prime minister says Western countries that are providing weapons and money to assist Ukraine in its war with Russia have already “drifted” into becoming active participants in the conflict
January 27
January 27

Low-cost fashion chain H&M reports 4th-quarter loss

Low-cost fashion brand H&M says its net profit for the year ending November 2022 fell 68%, while it took a hit of 864 million Swedish kronor ($84 million) in the fourth quarter
January 27
January 27

Philippines: Unapproved probe into killings unacceptable

The Philippine justice secretary says any investigation violating the country’s sovereignty by the International Criminal Court into the widespread killings of suspects during an anti-drug crackdown under former President Rodrigo Duterte would be “tota...
January 27
January 27

S. Korea to support civilian aid to North in hopes of talks

South Korea’s government says it will promote civilian efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to North Korea
January 27
January 27

Jerusalem, West Bank on edge after outbreak of violence

Palestinians were marching in anger as they buried the last of 10 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire the day before
January 27
January 27

Elton John concert canceled due to wild New Zealand weather

Torrential rain and wild weather in Auckland has caused disruptions throughout the city and an Elton John concert to be canceled just before it was due to start
January 27
January 27

Adani mulls suing US short-seller as shares sink up to 20%

Shares in India’s Adani Group have plunged up to 20% and the company said it was considering legal action against U.S.-based short-selling firm Hindenburg Research for allegations of stock market manipulation and accounting fraud that led investors to ...
January 27
January 27

Global shares edge higher, tracking Wall Street rally

Global shares have advanced, boosted by a rally on Wall Street following reports suggesting the economy and corporate profits may be doing better than feared
January 27
January 27

EU official: Russia shifts war focus to 'NATO and the West'

A senior EU official says that Russia has taken its war against Ukraine to “a different stage” by making indiscriminate attacks on civilians and non-military targets, while criticizing Moscow for triggering recent moves by Germany and the United States...
January 27
January 27

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace again shattered by war

Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors and other mourners have commemorated the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German death camp in the final months of World War II
January 27
January 27

Djokovic tops Paul; faces Tsitsipas in Australian Open final

Novak Djokovic has put aside some shaky early play to beat unseeded American Tommy Paul 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 and reach the Australian Open final
January 27
January 27

Djokovic's dad stays away from Australian Open semifinal

Tennis Australia says Novak Djokovic’s father decided to stay away from the 21-time Grand Slam champion’s semifinal after getting embroiled in a flap involving spectators who brought banned Russian flags to Melbourne Park
January 27
January 27

78 years on, Jewish Holocaust rescuers want their story told

Just before Nazi Germany invaded Hungary in March 1944, Jewish youth leaders in the eastern European country jumped into action: They formed an underground network that would save tens of thousands of fellow Jews from the gas chambers
January 27
January 27

Hong Kong to ban CBD, label it a 'dangerous drug'

Hong Kong will ban CBD starting Wednesday, labeling it a “dangerous drug.”
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January 26

Mexico finds 57 adolescent migrants crammed into truck

Mexican immigration authorities say they have found 57 Guatemalan adolescents packed into a trailer on a highway near the U.S. border
January 26
January 26

South Korea extends restrictions on travelers from China

South Korea says it will continue to restrict the entry of short-term travelers from China through the end of February over concerns that the spread of COVID-19 in that country may worsen following the Lunar New Year’s holidays
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January 26

ABC News Live Rundown: Thursday, January 26, 2023

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Rundown: Thursday, January 26, 2023
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David Barnes' sister pleads for his prison release: ‘Please bring my brother home’

David Barnes was taken into custody in Russia at the beginning of 2022.
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David Barnes, 65, of Texas is seen here walking into court in Moscow, Russia, on Jan. 19, 2023.
January 26

Remembering the Holocaust

Holocaust survivors recount their time in concentration camps as nearly two-thirds of European Jews were murdered by the Nazi regime.
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Holocaust survivors recount their time in concentration camps as nearly two-thirds of European Jews were murdered by the Nazi regime.
January 26

UN chief: Exhibit of Nazi victims is call to fight cruelty

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the Nazis tried to rob millions of Jews of their names before killing them during World War II
January 26
January 26

Top Islamic State leader killed in US raid in Somalia, officials say

Bilal al-Sudani and 10 other fighters died in a firefight, according to the U.S.
January 26
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin speaks during a meeting with Albanian Defense Minister Niko Peleshi at the Pentagon, Jan. 26, 2023, in Washington.
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Why Brazil's Yanomami are being decimated by disease, mining

Severe malnutrition and disease, particularly malaria, are decimating the Yanomami population in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, and on Jan. 20 the federal government declared a public health emergency
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January 26

Fighting intensifies in eastern Congo, displacing hundreds

Fighting has intensified around a town in eastern Congo as a rebel group seeking to expand the territory it controls increased pressure on government troops defending it, forcing hundreds of civilians to flee their homes
January 26
January 26

Migrating cranes, high-lining in Brazil, fashion in Paris: World in Photos, Jan. 26

A look at the top photos from around the globe.
January 26
VIDEO: Migrating cranes, high-lining in Brazil, fashion in Paris: World in Photos, Jan. 26
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