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    President Joe Biden Remembers Uvalde In Campaign Ad

    The ad also attacks Donald Trump for not supporting gun control.

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    Cyclone hits Bangladesh as nearly a million flee inland for shelter

    An intense cyclone smashed into the low-lying coast of Bangladesh on Sunday, with nearly a million people fleeing inland for concrete storm shelters away from howling gales and crashing waves.In the Great Bhola Cyclone in November 1970, an estimated half a million people died -- mostly drowned by the storm surge.

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    Taiwan's president says wants to work with China after drills

    Taiwan's new president said Sunday he was still ready to work with China, despite this week's military drills around the self-ruled island.Communications between China and Taiwan were severed in 2016 after former president Tsai Ing-wen took office, pledging to defend Taiwan's sovereignty.

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    Lithuanians vote in presidential runoff amid Russia fears

    Lithuania's heads of state and government faced off on Sunday in round two of the presidential election, as the Baltic nation prioritises defence and security amid fears over neighbouring Russia. He took to social media on Sunday to urge voters to wait for the results in the gardens of the presidential palace, which led the electoral commission to warn of a possible violation of the rule of silence during election time.

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    More than 670 estimated dead in Papua New Guinea landslide: UN

    More than 670 people are believed to have died after a massive landslide in Papua New Guinea, a UN official told AFP on Sunday as aid workers and villagers braved perilous conditions in their search for survivors.- 'Destruction is massive' - "The situation is really horrible, people are in shock and traumatised," he told AFP.  "The land is still sliding.

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    South African opposition puts ANC majority in its sights

    South Africa's opposition parties mounted an 11th-hour assault Sunday on the ruling ANC's 30-year-old grip on power, staging large-scale rallies three days before what promises to be an historic general election.The opposition is represented by 51 parties large and small on the ballot, and the DA leader would also face a post-election battle to assemble a coalition of MPs to put him in power.

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