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Alexei Navalny: One of Putin's most vocal critics 'could die at any moment' as prison hunger strike continues
Alexei Navalny's doctor has said the Russian opposition leader is on the verge of death as he continues his hunger strike in prison.
COVID-19: Pandemic has now killed three million across the world - as countries see surge in cases
The global death toll from coronavirus has topped three million people amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France.
Myanmar junta releases over 23,000 prisoners but fate of detained protesters unknown
Myanmar's junta has claimed to have pardoned and released more than 23,000 prisoners - but it is not known if the figure includes pro-democracy activists detained in the wake of February's coup.
Climate change: UK to encourage others to act ahead of Biden summit and COP26, No 10 says
Britain is going to do more to persuade other nations to take action on climate change from next week, Number 10 has said, calling it "the greatest challenge that we face".
Brazil wants billions of dollars in foreign aid to hit net zero emissions goal
Brazil's leaders say they will need billions of dollars in foreign aid each year if the country is to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
FedEx shooting: Gun violence is a 'national embarrassment' that need to stop, Joe Biden warns
Joe Biden has described mass shootings as a "national embarrassment" that has to end.
Elon Musk's SpaceX wins $2.9bn NASA contract to send humans to the moon
Elon Musk's private space company SpaceX has won a $2.9bn (£2.1bn) NASA contract to build a spacecraft to put humans on the moon.
World's smallest police dog dies hours after the sheriff she served beside
A sheriff and his tiny police dog have died on the same day.
Two passengers sue United Airlines after Boeing 777 engine catches fire in mid-air
Two passengers are suing United Airlines after the engine of the plane they were on caught fire in mid-air.
Batches of 50 to 100 Uighur workers are being advertised on the Chinese internet
Uighur people from Xinjiang working in other parts of China are subject to "political" checks and work under strict "half-military" style management, according to new evidence discovered by Sky News.