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Taliban carry out first public execution since Afghanistan takeover
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Russia rejects pullout from Ukraine as condition for talks
Russia said on Friday that Western demands stating it should pull out completely from Ukraine effectively rule out any future talks to end the war.
Myanmar junta executes democracy activists amid international outcry
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