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California governor blocks parole of Charles Manson cult follower

‘Manson family’ cult follower Patricia Krenwinkel is the longest-serving woman prisoner in the United States.…

India says submarine-launched ballistic missile test a success

India is now the sixth country to have nuclear-powered submarines with ballistic missile launch capabilities.…

Series of earthquakes rattle Hawaii amid Mauna Loa volcano unrest

Mauna Loa is the largest active volcano on the planet and is in a “state…

US announces new $725m military assistance package for Ukraine

The new aid is aimed at restocking ammunition for advanced weapons systems used in Ukraine’s…

Xi ‘firmly in charge’ as rivals fall in China anti-graft campaign

Name after name, senior politician after senior politician. Courts in China have handed down a…

Palestinians in Gaza protest against wave of Israeli violence

Protesters held banners in solidarity with victims of Israeli violence in the occupied West Bank…

Enter Boeing as Airbus and Qatar Airways resume court battle

Dispute about damage to A350 jets descended into a tug-of-war over confidential documents, with Boeing…

No regrets on Ukraine: Russia ‘acted correctly’, says Putin

Russia’s leader said he has no plans “for now” to launch massive air raids such…

California voters expected to pass abortion rights measure

The Democratic Party hopes that fight to protect abortion rights will galvanise voters in November’s…

Blockade by gangs on fuel source in Haiti is causing famine: UN

Gangsters blockading a major fuel terminal in Haiti are causing catastrophic hunger on the island,…