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Judith Durham, who sang with Australia’s the Seekers, dies at 79

Her Australian quartet recorded 1960s hits such as "Georgy Girl." Her admirers included Elton John, who once said she had "the purest voice in popular music."

Bartering increases in Argentina as inflation keeps soaring

With a monthly inflation rate of 7.4% in July, the highest number in two decades, Argentina is cementing its position among the countries with the world’s highest inflation rates

Buried as numbers, more of Bucha’s victims are laid to rest

With graves marked only with numbers, not names, burial services were held for 11 more unidentified bodies found in Bucha

Police: Rebels storm India army camp in Kashmir; 6 killed

Four Indian soldiers and two suspected militants have been killed after rebels stormed a military camp in disputed Kashmir

Watchdog urges Pakistan to free editor, restore TV on air

An international media watchdog has urged Pakistan to free a TV news director arrested the previous day over an alleged anti-army broadcast and return the station on air

2nd firefighter dies as Cuba controls big oil facility fire

A second firefighter has died in Cuba, where crews have controlled a massive blaze that began last week at a key oil storage facility amid a deepening energy crisis

Guatemalans march in protest of corruption, cost of living

Hundreds of Guatemalans set out from various points of the capital to protest alleged corruption by a deeply unpopular government, the high cost of living and attacks on freedom of expression

UN chief: Military activity at Ukraine nuke plant must end

The United Nations chief is calling for an immediate end to all military activity around Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine, warning that any damage could lead to “catastrophic consequences” in the region and beyond

China’s growing reach is transforming a Pacific island chain

Beijing's beachhead in the Solomon Islands has sparked fears of a loss of sovereignty and warnings of trouble ahead in the strategically located country.

U.K. charges alleged ISIS ‘Beatles’ member with terrorism offenses

Aine Davis was arrested at Luton Airport, north of London, on Wednesday after being deported by Turkish authorities.

Russia confirms prisoner swap talks as U.S. hopes for Griner, Whelan release

A Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman said talks on a prisoner exchange were ongoing, but warned the United States against conducting diplomacy in public.

Armed man demanding savings holds Beirut bank staff hostage

A Lebanese security official says a man armed with a shotgun has broken into a Beirut bank, holding employees hostage and threatening to set himself ablaze with gasoline unless he receives his trapped savings
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