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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 file photo, senior Clinical Research Nurse Ajithkumar Sukumaran prepares the COVID 19 vaccine to administer to a volunteer, at a clinic in London. The British government on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 says it may take part in a study that tries to deliberately infect volunteers who have been given an experimental vaccine against the coronavirus in an effort to more quickly determine if the vaccine works. The approach, called a challenge study, is risky but proponents think it may produce results faster than typical studies, which wait to see if volunteers who have been given an experimental treatment or a dummy version get sick.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
UK may take part in COVID-19 vaccine 'challenge studies' The British government says it may take part in a study that tries to deliberately infect volunteers who have been given an experimental vaccine against the coronavirus in an effort to more quickly determine if the vaccine works
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A protestor on a mobile phone stands opposite the Central Criminal Court, the Old Bailey, in London, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, as the Julian Assange extradition hearing to the US continues. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Assange 'binge-watched' suicide of ex-Bosnian Croat generalJulian Assange relayed how he “binge-watched” the suicide of the former Bosnian Croat general in a United Nations courtroom three years ago, a doctor who visited the WikiLeaks founder on several occasions while he was in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London told an extradition hearing
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Guinea's main opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo, 68, right, speaks to the media at a press conference in Dakar, Senegal Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Diallo called on neighboring West African states to head off a political crisis in Guinea where President Alpha Conde is running for a third term in October elections. (AP Photo/Yesica Fisch)
Guinea's opposition urges West African leaders to step inGuinea’s main opposition leader called on neighboring West African states to head off a political crisis in Guinea where President Alpha Conde is running for a third term in October elections
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Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a video screen remotely addressing the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at U.N. headquarters. This year's annual gathering of world leaders at U.N. headquarters will be almost entirely "virtual." Leaders have been asked to pre-record their speeches, which will be shown in the General Assembly chamber, where each of the 193 U.N. member nations are allowed to have one diplomat present. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
At UN, China, Russia and US clash over pandemic responsesChina, Russia and the United States have clashed at the United Nations over responsibility for the coronavirus pandemic
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Suspected extremists abduct 3 non-Muslims in Kenya's northOfficials in Kenya say three non-Muslim bus passengers were abducted by suspected Islamic extremists in Kenya’s northern Mandera county that borders Somalia
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, BAFTA Chair of the Film Committee Marc Samuelson poses for photographers next to actor Hayley Squires in London. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts promised to change after nominations for the 2020 awards were announced last January. No women were nominated as best director for the seventh year running, and all 20 nominees in the lead and supporting performer categories were white. “We said on the day, ‘We’re going to review everything,’” BAFTA film committee chairman Marc Samuelson said Thursday, Sept. 24. 2020 as the academy announced a slate of changes.  (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, file)
British Academy Film Awards change rules to boost diversityBritain’s film academy is shaking up its membership and its awards voting rules in a review prompted by the glaring lack of diversity in the nominations
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Migrants erect tents in woods near the Croatian border near Kladusa, Bosnia, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. A top U.N. official in Bosnia says local authorities expose migrants and refugees stuck in the country to needless suffering despite having access to funds to provide them with proper housing and assistance. (AP Photo/Edvin Zulic)
UN official: Bosnia authorities expose migrants to sufferingA top U.N. official in Bosnia says local authorities expose migrants and refugees stuck in the country to needless suffering despite having access to funds to provide them with proper housing and assistance
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People celebrate South Africa's Heritage Day by cooking a barbecue at Zoo Lake park in Johannesburg Thursday Sept. 24, 2020.As the number of worldwide Covid-19 death is nearing the million mark, coronavirus related case numbers and deaths in South Africa hit the lowest in months. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
South Africa lifts spirits with Jerusalema dance amid virus South Africans of all walks of life are dancing to “Jerusalema,” a rousing anthem to lift their spirits amid the battle against COVID-19
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Pro-climate activists Paul Castelain, left, and.Claire Corbaz, right, talk to media after the guilty verdict of the trial of 12 pro-climate activists of the LAC collective (Lausanne Action Climat) that were prosecuted in appeal for organizing a tennis game in a Lausanne branch of Swiss bank Credit Suisse, in front of the court in Renens, Switzerland, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
Court convicts 12 over tennis-playing protest at Swiss bankA Swiss appeals court has convicted a dozen environmental activists who took part in a rogue tennis match inside a Lausanne branch of Credit Suisse to protest its links to the petrochemicals sector
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In this image made from UNTV video, Alassane Ouattara, President of Cote d'Ivoire, speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday Sept. 24, 2020, at UN headquarters, in New York. (UNTV via AP)
At UN, Africa urges fiscal help against virus 'apocalypse'African nations came out swinging on the third day of the United Nations annual gathering of world leaders
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Retired German tennis player Boris Becker, foreground, arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London, after being declared bankrupt and accused of not complying with obligations to disclose information, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Becker is being prosecuted by the Insolvency Service. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
Boris Becker denies criminal bankruptcy claims in LondonFormer tennis star Boris Becker has pleaded not guilty to a string of criminal charges related to his bankruptcy case at a London courthouse
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Agency: No Cyprus passports for wealthy investors' families Cyprus’ top oversight body is urging lawmakers to rethink new legislation that empowers the government to grant citizenship to family members of wealthy investors under the country’s lucrative “golden passport” scheme
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