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Macron accused of 'U-turn' over Maduro encounter

French President Emmanuel Macron faced accusations Monday of a making a major foreign policy reversal after an apparently cordial encounter with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on the sidelines of the COP27 climate summit in Egypt.

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Zelensky urges 'unwavering unity' in US until 'peace restored'

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday urged Washington to remain united, as questions hover over American support for Kyiv following midterm elections to determine control of the U.S. Congress.

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Biden agenda at stake -- and Trump in the wings -- as Americans vote

Americans headed to the polls on Tuesday in midterm elections in which Republicans are chasing a congressional majority that would paralyze President Joe Biden's agenda and serve as a springboard for another White House run by Donald Trump.

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Party says Pakistan's ex-PM Khan delaying march on Islamabad

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan postponed the resumption of his protest march on the country's capital meant to challenge his successor's government, his party said Tuesday.

Fawad Chaudhry, a senior leader in Khan's Tehreek-e-Insaf party, said that instead of on Tuesday as previously announced, the march on Islamabad is now to resume on Thursday. He did not give any reason for the delay.

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N. Korea denies US claims it sent artillery shells to Russia

North Korea has denied American claims that it's shipping artillery shells and ammunition to Russia for use in its war against Ukraine, and on Tuesday accused the United States of lying.

The denial follows dozens of weapons tests by North Korea, including short-range missiles that are likely nuclear-capable and an intercontinental ballistic missile that could target the U.S. mainland. Pyongyang said it was testing the missiles and artillery so it could "mercilessly" strike key South Korean and U.S. targets if it chose to.

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Leaders push for climate action, fossil tax at UN talks

World leaders are making the case for tougher action to tackle global warming Tuesday, as this year's international climate talks in Egypt heard growing calls for fossil fuel companies to help pay for the damage they have helped cause to the planet.

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres warned Monday that humanity was on "a highway to climate hell with our foot on the accelerator," urging countries to "cooperate or perish."

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Musk says US voters should back Republicans in midterms

Elon Musk, the billionaire new owner of Twitter, on Monday called for US voters to back Republican candidates on the eve of knife-edge midterm elections.

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China angered as UK trade minister visits Taiwan

A UK trade minister arrived in Taiwan on Monday for the first in-person talks since the coronavirus pandemic in a bid to boost ties with the self-ruled island, sparking a rebuke from Beijing.

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Putin-linked businessman admits US elections 'interference'

Influential Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who is linked to President Vladimir Putin and sanctioned by Washington and European countries, admitted on Monday to interfering in US elections.

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Ukraine hails arrival of Western air defense systems

Ukraine announced on Monday it had received more air defense systems from Western military allies, saying the weapons would help defend against Russian attacks that have recently targeted energy infrastructure.

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