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Putin Suspends START Nuclear Pact with USA
AP News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Feb 2023

22 Feb 2023 – Vladimir Putin suspended Moscow’s participation in the last remaining nuclear arms control pact with the US, announcing the move yesterday in a bitter speech in which he made clear he would not change his strategy in the war in Ukraine.

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Pelé (23 Oct 1940 – 29 Dec 2022), Brazil’s Mighty King of ‘Beautiful Game,’ Has Died
Tales Azzoni and Mauricio Savarese | AP News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Jan 2023

29 Dec 2022 – Pelé, the Brazilian king of soccer who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died today. He was 82. The standard-bearer of “the beautiful game” had undergone treatment for colon cancer since 2021. RIP

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UN Told Failure to Deal with Diversity Is Root Cause of Wars
Edith M. Lederer | AP News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Oct 2021

One by one, South Africa’s former president Thabo Mbeki listed African countries Tuesday [12 Oct] where the failure to deal with diversity was a root cause of conflict, from the Biafran war in Nigeria in the late 1960s to the current clashes in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. He also cited “the centrality of failure properly to manage diversity” in the conflicts in Congo, Burundi, Ivory Coast and Sudan.

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UN Assembly Approves Pandemic Resolution; US, Israel Object
Edith M. Lederer | AP News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Sep 2020

The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a wide-ranging resolution on tackling the coronavirus pandemic on 11 Sep 2020 over objections from the United States and Israel, which protested a successful last-minute Cuban amendment. The world body adopted the resolution by a vote of 169-2.

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New Russian Nuclear Weapon Can Travel 27 Times the Speed of Sound
Vladimir Isachenkov | AP News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Dec 2019

27 Dec 2019 – A new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of sound became operational today, Russia’s defense minister reported, bolstering the country’s nuclear strike capability. US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that he believes “it’s probably a matter of a couple of years” before the U.S. has one.

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In Myanmar, One Girl’s Plight Epitomizes Rohingya Struggle: Worse than Prison
Todd Pitman - AP News, 10 Jul 2017

Girl, 4, Becomes Face of Suffering Rohingya Children Starving to Death amid ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

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