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Impunity endemic in S. Sudan ahead of planned elections: UN body

Impunity endemic in S. Sudan ahead of planned elections: UN body

Armed conflict, violence and entrenched impunity persist in South Sudan as it prepares to hold its first elections, the UN commission investigating human rights in the country said Friday.

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New frescoes emerge from ash of Pompeii

New frescoes emerge from ash of Pompeii

A lavish painting of a mythological scene was among several newly discovered frescoes revealed Friday by archaeologists excavating the ancient Roman city of Pompeii.

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Lavrov in Turkey as Erdogan seeks Ukraine peace breakthrough

Lavrov in Turkey as Erdogan seeks Ukraine peace breakthrough

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday visited Turkey which has sought to revive Russia-Ukraine peace talks and ways to ensure safe navigation in the Black Sea.

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Universal-TikTok feud ramps up as more songs come down

Universal-TikTok feud ramps up as more songs come down

Universal Music Group has lambasted TikTok's approach to AI as the feud between the two companies over song royalties escalates and popular music is expunged from the social media platform.

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Fulham's Silva understands Ten Hag's anger after social media post

Fulham's Silva understands Ten Hag's anger after social media post

Marco Silva said he understood Erik ten Hag's angry reaction after the Manchester United manager demanded Fulham apologise for a social media post that appeared to mock Bruno Fernandes.

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Stocks rally rolls on into March

Stocks rally rolls on into March

Stocks markets continued to push into record territory across the globe on Friday as investor excitement over artificial intelligence fed a months-long rally.

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Navalny buried in Moscow amid thousands of defiant mourners

Navalny buried in Moscow amid thousands of defiant mourners

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was laid to rest in Moscow on Friday, surrounded by crowds of defiant mourners who chanted his name and blamed authorities for his death in prison.

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Rain offers slight reprieve from largest wildfire in history of Texas

Rain offers slight reprieve from largest wildfire in history of Texas

Rainfall offered some reprieve from the largest wildfire in the history of Texas, officials said Friday, though dry, gusty conditions were expected to return this weekend for a blaze that has killed two people and scorched a million acres.

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Rublev defaulted from Dubai after angry tirade

Rublev defaulted from Dubai after angry tirade

Russia's Andrey Rublev was defaulted from the Dubai ATP tournament for allegedly using obscene language in an angry tirade at a line umpire on Friday, gifting Alexander Bublik a place in the final.

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Eurozone inflation dips further in February

Eurozone inflation dips further in February

Eurozone inflation continued to ease in February, data showed Friday, but economists warned it was unlikely to push the European Central Bank to cut interest rates next month.

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