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Gotabaya Rajapaksa, president of Sri Lanka, right, arrives at United Nations headquarters, during the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York

UNGA 76th session convenes in New York

The UN General Assembly kicks off its 76th session at the UN headquarters in New York. Also, Canadians vote to keep Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in power in snap elections, but his party fails to secure a majority in parliament. And, Sudanese officials say they've thwarted an attempted coup.

UNGA 76th session convenes in New York
France's President Emmanuel Macron wore flower leis and seashell necklaces as he arrived at the Manihi Atoll, 312 miles northeast of Tahiti, French Polynesia, in the Pacific Ocean, July 26, 2021. 

French Polynesia and New Caledonia see deadly COVID-19 surge

French Polynesia and New Caledonia see deadly COVID-19 surge
France's President Emmanuel Macron wears a flowers leis and seashell necklaces gestures as he speaks up on his arrival as the mayor Manihi John Drollet stands next to him at the Manihi Atoll, 312 miles northeast of Tahiti, French Polynesia.

New study on nuclear testing in French Polynesia reveals France’s ‘censorship and secrecy’

New study on nuclear testing in French Polynesia reveals France’s ‘censorship and secrecy’
A plane flies over blue ocean waters and small island strips.

The pandemic wiped out tourism on Pacific island nations. Can they stay afloat?

The pandemic wiped out tourism on Pacific island nations. Can they stay afloat?

Pacific Island Takes on Soccer's Best Teams

Pacific Island Takes on Soccer's Best Teams
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Observing the Transit of Venus: Past and Present

Tuesday, June 5, Venus will pass directly between Earth and the Sun. This planetary confluence will provide a rare spectacle for skywatchers across the globe.

Observing the Transit of Venus: Past and Present
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Geo Quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the island of Morea in French Polynesia. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from travel writer and expeditioner Jon Bowermaster about the island's reputation among surfers.

Geo Quiz and answer
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Polynesians Fight the Bomb

Polynesians Fight the Bomb