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Afghanistan: Civilian casualties hit record high amid US withdrawal, UN says

Some 5,183 casualties were recorded in the first six months of the year — a 47% increase from 2020 — the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) found in …

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Exclusive: Massive spying on users of Google’s Chrome shows new security weakness

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting …

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Lebanese film director keeps faith after COVID-19 dashes Cannes dreams

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Many directors would have been devastated when their plans to show their first feature at the Cannes Film Festival were wrecked by the spread of COVID-19. A …

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George III’s gold Breguet watch to be auctioned in London

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Breguet is seen at the Baselworld watch and jewellery fair in Basel, Switzerland March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – A gold Breguet …

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Washington spurns Iraqi call to remove troops

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington on Friday spurned an Iraqi request to prepare to pull out its troops, amid heightened U.S.-Iranian tensions after the U.S. killing of an Iranian commander in …

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Alcott slams U.S. Open ‘discrimination’ over wheelchair omission

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian Paralympic tennis champion Dylan Alcott has slammed the omission of the wheelchair tournament from the U.S. Open, calling it “disgusting discrimination”. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian …

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Kelly Clarkson, Zac Efron to get stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame

FILE PHOTO: 25th Critics Choice Awards – Arrivals – Santa Monica, California, U.S., January 12, 2020 – Kelly Clarkson. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “American Idol” winner Kelly …