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‘Miracle’ rescue of man after 22 hours drifting in rough seas off Japan

A 69-year-old man has been rescued in rough seas off Japan after spending 22 hours drifting in open water, with one official calling his survival a “miracle”. The man, whose name has not been released, was alone on a boat off south-western...

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Soaring pollution has Delhi considering full weekend lockdown

India’s capital, Delhi, and several surrounding states have shut schools, imposed work-from-home orders and a full weekend lockdown of the city is being contemplated in an attempt to tackle the deadly levels of pollution that have yet again enveloped the region. Over...

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Afghanistan: US concerned by new Taliban government

The US has said it is concerned after the Taliban unveiled Afghanistan's new all-male government with figures linked to attacks on American forces. The interim cabinet is led by Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, who is on a UN blacklist. Another...

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