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The referendums are aimed at annexing four occupied regions of Ukraine, drawing condemnation from Kyiv and Western nations which dismissed the votes as a sham and pledged not to recognize the results.
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Thirty-five people have been killed in weeklong demonstrations, according to Iran's state television, after the death in custody of a woman detained by the Islamic Republic's morality police enforcing hijab rules.
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The storm slammed into eastern Canada with hurricane-force winds days after devastating parts of the Caribbean.
- WorldItaly's election campaign ends, tensions between EU and right flares
Opinion polls predicted that Giorgia Meloni's nationalist Brothers of Italy group will emerge as the leading party share power with right-wing allies.