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    Belgium on Wednesday opened its biggest-ever criminal trial, of suspected jihadists linked to March 2016 suicide bombings in Brussels and its airport that killed 32 people. The proceedings, held under tight security in NATO's former headquarters, have nine defendants -- five of whom have alr…

      As Russian forces poured across Ukraine's borders, Palych knew that pain, suffering and injuries would follow in the ensuing war and his training as a paramedic would be needed. "I could not sit on the sidelines, so I went to the front as a volunteer," says Palych, the nom de guerre for the …


      A Taliban official says that at least 10 students were killed when a bomb blast hit a religious school in northern Afghanistan. Interior Ministry spokesman Abdul Nafi Takor says several others were wounded in Wednesday's blast at the madrassa in Aybak, the capital of the northern Samangan province. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

      U.S. forward Christian Pulisic is day to day after sustaining a pelvic injury during his team’s 1-0 World Cup win against Iran that sent the Americans to the round of 16 of the tournament. Pulisic scored the 38th-minute winning goal against Iran, but crashed into Iranian goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand during the same play. The Chelsea striker was substituted at the start of the second half and taken to a hospital for tests. U.S. Soccer later posted a video showing Pulisic celebrating with his teammates at the team's hotel.

      Ghana is facing a deep economic crisis: Inflation is rampant, climbing to 40% in October, the highest level in 21 years. The currency has also plummeted more than 50% against the dollar in 2022. France 24's Carolyn Lamboley takes a look at how this is affecting both business and consumers.

      People in France with unregistered firearms are being urged to hand them in the country’s first ever nationwide weapons amnesty. The programme, running until December 2, has been organised by France’s Interior Ministry, which estimates there are between 5 and 6 million unregistered weapons i…

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