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  1. United States China

    A huge, high-altitude Chinese balloon sailing across the U.S. and reports of a second flying over Latin America on Friday drew severe accusations from the Pentagon that China was spying on sensitive military sites despite Beijing's firm denials.

  2. Man walks past a wildfire burning in Santa Juana, near Concepcion, Chile

    Dozens of raging wildfires in Chile claimed at least thirteen lives and torched some 14,000 hectares, authorities reported on Friday, as a summer heatwave sweeps across the country.

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    Ukraine stepped up efforts Friday to lobby international sports leaders against Russian participation in next year's Paris Olympics as indications mount that the games could see the biggest boycott since the Cold War.

  4. Andrei Medvedev

    Andrei Medvedev, a former mercenary in Russia’s infamous Wagner Group, signed up to fight in Ukraine. Now, he's fled to Norway and is vocally criticizing both the leader of the Wagner Group and his country's invasion of Ukraine.


    Ukrainians will fight "for as long as we can" to hold the eastern city of Bakhmut, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed on Friday, as he hosted European Union (EU) leaders to discuss further sanctions on Russia and Kyiv's prospects for joining the EU.