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Jul 15, 2020

Apple wins victory against E.U. as court rules it does not have to pay back tax fine
An appeals court crimped the E.U.'s aggressive antitrust enforcement effort against the tech giant.

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Jul 15, 2020

Coronavirus baby boom or bust? How the pandemic is affecting birthrates worldwide.
It's been five months — a bit more than half the length of an average pregnancy — since the WHO declared the coronavirus a pandemic.

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Jul 15, 2020

Seafarers group: Tanker off UAE sought by US ‘hijacked'
A seafarers organization says an oil tanker sought by the U.S. over allegedly trying to cirvcuvent sanctions on Iran was hijacked on July 5 off the coast of the United Arab Emirates

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Jul 15, 2020

Poland's LGBT community feels fear and anger after election
Members of Poland's LGBT community say they are feeling angry and afraid after President Andrzej Duda won re-election in a divisive and bitter campaign that cast their rights movement as a dangerous "ideology."

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Jul 15, 2020

Lockdowns reimposed in India as virus cases near 1 million
As India's coronavirus caseload approaches 1 million, lockdowns are being reimposed in parts of the country as governments try to shield the health system from being overwhelmed

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Jul 15, 2020

Many Zimbabweans sell goods from their cars in hard times
Cars have become mobile markets in Zimbabwe where enterprising residents are selling goods from their vehicles to cope with economic hardships caused by the coronavirus

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Jul 15, 2020

NY Times to move some staff from Hong Kong, citing new law
The New York Times says it will transfer some of its staff out of Hong Kong because of the uncertainties about practicing journalism in the Chinese territory under its new security law

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Jul 15, 2020

Lives Lost: London's Hackney Marshes will miss head referee
The best referees are largely invisible, keeping order unobtrusively and letting the players decide the game

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Jul 15, 2020

Rules once lifted are reimposed to try to curb new outbreaks
Virus restrictions once lifted are being reimposed, shutting businesses and curbing people's social lives as communities try to curb a disease resurgence before it spins out of control

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Jul 15, 2020

Nissan rolls out new electric crossover, aims to boost image
Nissan is rolling out an electric crossover vehicle, the Japanese automaker's first major all-new model since getting embroiled in the scandal surrounding its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn

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Jul 15, 2020

Young activists, localists top Hong Kong pro-democracy polls
Young activists and localist candidates dominated Hong Kong's unofficial pro-democracy primaries in which hundreds of thousands of people voted despite warnings the elections could violate the new security law

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Jul 15, 2020

Rescuers looking for 23 missing in deadly Indonesia floods
Rescuers are searching for 23 people still missing after heavy rains in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province swelled rivers and send floodwaters, mud and debris across roads and into thousands of homes

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Jul 15, 2020

Seoul to launch probe into allegations against late mayor
The city government of the South Korean capital will launch an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding late Mayor Park Won-soon, who was found dead after one of his secretaries filed a complaint claiming yearslong abuse

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Jul 15, 2020

Poland's narrow election has big consequences for its democratic future
"These election results are a death blow to Poland's liberal democracy."

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Jul 15, 2020

Mexico's president turns attention to cartel-plagued states
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is traveling to three of Mexico's most violent states this week to combat what many have seen as a "hands-off" strategy toward drug cartels that has exacerbated tensions with state governors

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Jul 14, 2020

Flash flood kills 16 in Indonesia, 23 still missing
A flash flood in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province left at least 16 people dead and 23 are still missing

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Jul 14, 2020

Britain has the highest coronavirus death toll in Europe, but there is still reluctance to wear masks
On Tuesday, the government said face coverings would be mandatory in all shops — and shirkers could be fined $125.

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Jul 14, 2020

British journalist Jo Tuckman dies in Mexico after illness
Soon after arriving in Mexico in 2000, British journalist Jo Tuckman reported on what many Mexicans could scarcely have imagined: the election defeat of the political party that had governed autocratically for 71 years

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Jul 14, 2020

Brits remain reluctant to wear face masks, despite having the highest coronavirus death toll in Europe
On Tuesday, the government announced masks would be mandatory in shops.

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Jul 14, 2020

Canadian health official: Long home stretch might help Jays
A top Canadian government health official says a longer stretch of home games might help the Blue Jays to get approval to play in Toronto amid the pandemic

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Jul 14, 2020

Deadly Taliban attack adds to despair over faltering Afghan peace process
A Taliban car bombing and gun attack in northern Afghanistan left 11 Afghan intelligence workers dead and at least 60 civilians wounded.

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Jul 14, 2020

Thousands of protesting Israelis call on Netanyahu to resign
Thousands of Israelis have demonstrated outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling on the embattled Israeli leader to resign as he faces a trial on corruption charges and grapples with a deepening coronavirus crisis

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Jul 14, 2020

UK, France move to extend rules on face coverings in public
Britain and France have moved to make face coverings compulsory in more places as they both try to get their economies going while at the same time seeking to prevent further outbreaks of the coronavirus pandemic

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Jul 14, 2020

Hungary lawmakers back Orban's position on EU recovery plan
Hungarian lawmakers have passed a resolution calling on Prime Minister Viktor Orban's populist government to ensure that the European Union's economic stimulus plan fairly distributes funds among richer and poorer countries and doesn't tie allocations to rule-of-law provisions

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Jul 14, 2020

Ethiopia enters 3rd week of internet shutdown after unrest
Ethiopia is entering its third week without internet service for almost everyone after days of deadly unrest

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Jul 14, 2020

China sanctions Lockheed Martin over Taiwan arms sales, but impact is minimal
The move comes amid a broader deterioration in relations between Beijing and Washington.

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Jul 14, 2020

Britain bars Huawei from its 5G wireless networks, part of a growing shift away from the Chinese tech giant
The British action is a major win for the Trump administration, which has been pressing allies to shun the Chinese firm over security concerns.

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Jul 14, 2020

77 dead in floods and landslides in India's Assam state
Officials say six more people have died in floods and mudslides in northeastern India's Assam state, taking the death toll to 77 from more than two weeks of heavy rains that caused one of Asia's largest rivers to overflow

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Jul 14, 2020

Israeli investigators: No footage of shooting of Palestinian
Israel's Justice Ministry has confirmed there is no footage of the shooting of an autistic Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli police, saying security cameras in the area were not operating properly at the time

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Jul 14, 2020

UN cargo plane crashes in Somalia, 3 crew members survive
A Somali official says a United Nations cargo plane carrying humanitarian aid has crashed at an airport in central Somalia and the three crew members survived

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Jul 14, 2020

Flash flood kills 15 in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province
A flash flood in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province has left at least 15 people dead and an unknown number missing

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Jul 14, 2020

China sanctions Lockheed Martin over Taiwan arms sales
The move, whose impact is expected to be minimal, comes amid a broader deterioration of relations between Beijing and Washington.

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Jul 14, 2020

Japan: US military coronavirus policy has multiple problems
Japan's defense minister says officials have discovered "a number of problems" with U.S. military measures to guard against the coronavirus among service members stationed in Japan after 95 Marines tested positive at several bases on the southern island of Okinawa

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Jul 14, 2020

Over 1 million marooned in Bangladesh as floods worsen
Heavy flooding is worsening in parts of Bangladesh, with over 1 million villagers marooned or leaving their homes for higher ground along with their cattle and other belongings

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Jul 14, 2020

Pakistan to resume polio campaign as COVID-19 cases decline
Pakistan says it will resume a nationwide anti-polio campaign next week, months after the drive against this crippling children's disease was halted because the coronavirus overwhelmed the country

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Jul 14, 2020

UK demands the public wear face coverings in shops
Britain's government is demanding people wear face coverings in shops as it has sought to clarify its message after weeks of prevarication amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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Jul 14, 2020

Thais seek to fix errors that allowed infected foreigners in
Authorities in Thailand are urging almost 1,900 people to quarantine themselves and get tested for the coronavirus after a breakdown in screening allowed two foreigners with the disease to pose a risk to public health

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Jul 14, 2020

Venezuelan executive, detained in failed raid, says he was unwitting pawn
Maduro's government says Franklin Durán was working with the U.S. and Colombia to overthrow him. The opposition suggests he was Maduro's plant.

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Jul 14, 2020

UAE's Mars orbiter launch from Japan delayed by weather
The liftoff of the United Arab Emirates' Mars orbiter has been postponed until Friday due to bad weather at the Japanese launch site

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Jul 14, 2020

Satellite images show Ethiopia dam reservoir swelling
New satellite imagery shows the reservoir behind Ethiopia's disputed hydroelectric dam beginning to fill, but an analyst says it's likely due to seasonal rains instead of government action

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Jul 14, 2020

For U.S. tech firms, doing business in Hong Kong is suddenly a whole lot riskier
Security law sharply alters the environment in the Asian financial center, as companies weigh whether to pull out or compromise on free speech principles.

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Jul 14, 2020

Foreign workers struggle to return to UAE amid virus limbo
Hundreds of thousands of foreign residents of the United Arab Emirates are struggling to return to the country after a lockdown over the coronavirus

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Jul 14, 2020

Global vaccine plan may allow rich countries to buy more
Politicians and public health leaders have publicly committed to equitably sharing any coronavirus vaccine that works, but the top global initiative to make that happen may allow rich countries to reinforce their own stockpiles while making fewer doses available for poor ones

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Jul 14, 2020

China and Iran, Trump's two main foreign foes, plan a major pact
New details have emerged of a possible 25-year-long strategic pact between Iran and China.

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Jul 14, 2020

Polish president Duda narrowly wins reelection, enabling the continuation of a far-right agenda
Duda, an ally of Trump, won 51 percent of the vote.

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Jul 14, 2020

Japan says coronavirus adds to security threat by China
Japan's government says China is pushing harder to make territorial claims in the regional seas and even using the coronavirus pandemic to expand its influence and take strategic superiority

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Jul 14, 2020

Trump's two main foreign foes plan a major pact
New details have emerged of a possible 25-year-long strategic pact between Iran and China.

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Jul 14, 2020

U.S. declares many of China's maritime claims ‘unlawful'
The announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came hours after China imposed sanctions on four U.S. officials, including Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, for "interfering in China's internal affairs."

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Jul 13, 2020

U.S. declares many of China's maritime claims ‘unlawful' as Beijing imposes sanctions on U.S. senators
The measures open another front in the tit-for-tat hostilities.

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Jul 13, 2020

Suriname gets new president, faces economic crisis
Suriname's newly elected parliament has chosen a former police chief as the country's president to replace Desiree "Desi" Bouterse, who faces a murder conviction at home and a drug smuggling sentence abroad

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Jul 13, 2020

Seoul mayor who killed himself accused of sexual harassment by former secretary
A lawyer for the alleged victim said she filed a complaint against Mayor Park Won-soon last week.

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Jul 13, 2020

Brazil sacks official after soaring June deforestation data
Brazil's government has fired an official at the national space agency Inpe whose department is responsible for satellite monitoring of the Amazon rainforest, just three days after the release of June deforestation data reflected a continued increase in degradation

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Jul 13, 2020

As virus spreads, Bolsonaro ties with military under strain
After 35 years of civilian-led democracy, President Jair Bolsonaro has created the most militarized Brazilian government since the fall of the country's army-led dictatorship

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Jul 13, 2020

Disappearances in Mexico rose during López Obrador's first year, now top 73,000
The official toll of people who have vanished during a 14-year epidemic of criminal violence includes hundreds of Americans.

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Jul 13, 2020

US rejects nearly all Chinese claims in South China Sea
The Trump administration is escalating its actions against China by stepping squarely into one of the most sensitive regional issues dividing them and outright rejecting nearly all of Beijing's significant maritime claims in the South China Sea

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Jul 13, 2020

Trudeau apologizes for not recusing himself from decision
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized for not recusing himself from a Cabinet decision to award a contract to a charity his family did paid work for

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Jul 13, 2020

Polish president Duda wins second term, says electoral commission
Andrzej Duda, an ally of U.S. President Trump, won 51.2 percent of the vote.

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Jul 13, 2020

Seoul mayor who killed himself was accused of sexual harassment by former secretary
A lawyer for the victim said she filed a complaint against Mayor Park Won-soon last week. Park's death ended any police scrutiny of him. The lawyer, nevertheless, called for "a proper investigation to find the truth."

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Jul 13, 2020

Coronavirus in 2 foreign arrivals raises alarm in Thailand
Health authorities in Thailand are seeking to trace the local contacts of two recent foreign arrivals in the country who were infected with the coronavirus and may have violated quarantine rules

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Jul 13, 2020

Bad weather may delay 1st UAE Mars mission on Japan rocket
Final preparations for the launch from Japan of the United Arab Emirates' first Mars mission are underway, but there is a chance of a delay because of bad weather

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Jul 13, 2020

Sudanese forces break up protest camp in Darfur, killing 1
Sudanese activists say security forces violently broke up a protest camp in the war-scarred Darfur region, killing at least protester and wounding a dozen others, including four children

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Jul 13, 2020

Somalia's army chief survives bombing of his convoy; 1 dead
Somalia's police say the country's army chief has survived an assassination attempt which took place when a suicide car bomber targeted his convoy in the Somali capital Monday

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Jul 13, 2020

UN: Pandemic could push tens of millions into chronic hunger
The United Nations says the ranks of the world's hungry grew by 10 million last year and warns that the coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 130 million more people into chronic hunger this year

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Jul 13, 2020

IMF: Mideast loses $270B oil income amid virus, recession
The International Monetary Fund says the Middle East's energy producers are expected to earn $270 billion less in oil revenue compared to last year

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Jul 13, 2020

Bahrain's highest court upholds death sentences despite evidence of torture
Bahrain's Court of Cassation has reinstated two death sentences it had previously overturned after evidence of torture in extracting confessions came to light.

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Jul 13, 2020

China imposes sanctions on U.S. senators Rubio, Cruz over Xinjiang advocacy
The retaliation opens up another front in the tit-for-tat hostilities between Washington and Beijing.

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Jul 13, 2020

BT CEO warns of long road to excise Huawei from UK network
The CEO of BT has warned it may take a decade to remove Huawei equipment from Britain's telecom infrastructure if the UK government caves in to US pressure to dump the telecom provider from its networks

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Jul 13, 2020

Rivals Dubai and Abu Dhabi tackle coronavirus in very different ways
With an economy based on globalization, Dubai has been hit in a way that oil-rich Abu Dhabi has not.

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Jul 13, 2020

Israeli police break up anti-Netanyahu protest in Jerusalem
Israeli police and Jerusalem municipal officials have scuffled with protesters and dismantled tents set up by demonstrators outside the prime minister's residence

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Jul 13, 2020

Malaysia's top court hears contempt bid against news portal
Malaysia's top court has heard a rare contempt charge by the attorney general against a popular online news portal for publishing readers' comments that criticized the judiciary, a move slammed by media groups as a clampdown on press freedom

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Jul 13, 2020

UK tries new campaign to prepare public for Brexit
Brexit moved back to the front-burner of British politics on Monday with the government launching a new public information campaign to prepare the nation for departure

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Jul 13, 2020

Trump administration's move on visas is ‘dream-crashing' for Indian students and families
Indians are the second-largest group of international students in the United States.

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Jul 13, 2020

Organizers of Hong Kong's Tiananmen vigil appear in court
The organizers of a vigil commemorating China's bloody 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square have appeared in a Hong Kong court on charges of inciting others to participate in an unlawful assembly

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Jul 13, 2020

Indonesia police: Jailed French sex crime suspect kills self
Police say a French man accused of molesting over 300 Indonesian children has died after apparently trying to kill himself in detention

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Jul 13, 2020

Polish president Duda squeaks a second term, electoral commission says
Duda, an ally of Trump, won 51.2 percent of the vote.

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Jul 13, 2020

Families of Italy's virus dead seek answers, solace, justice
A Facebook group created to let Italian families mourn their coronavirus dead has turned into an activist group that is providing testimony and evidence to prosecutors investigating whether any crimes contributed to Italy's COVID-19 toll

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Jul 13, 2020

Accusations of serial assault spark new #MeToo wave in Egypt
More than 100 allegations of sexual harassment, assault and rape against a former student at a top university have roiled Egypt for the past two weeks

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Jul 13, 2020

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of Nelson and Winnie, dies at 59
Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid figures Nelson and Winnie Mandela, has died aged 59

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Jul 13, 2020

The trouble with making Hagia Sophia a mosque again
"Its conversion into a mosque is an all too appropriate symbol for the rise of right-wing nationalism and religious chauvinism around the world today."

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Jul 12, 2020

British police arrest 12-year-old boy after Premier League player shares racist messages
"Racism won't be tolerated," British police said, after Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha revealed an attempt by an Aston Villa fan to upset him before a match.

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Jul 12, 2020

Protesters loot office of Mali president's political party
Protesters have ransacked an office belonging to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's political party

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Jul 12, 2020

Polish President Duda and challenger Trzaskowski in tight race amid high turnout
If reelected, Duda could help Poland's right-wing ruling party to continue its hard-line policies.

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Jul 12, 2020

Within the Taliban, clashing views of Afghanistan's future
Taliban commanders and fighters in eastern Afghanistan speak not of peace but of toppling the Afghan government in Kabul, and they boast of a hard-fought "military victory" over American forces in the country.

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Jul 12, 2020

Serbia, Kosovo leaders agree agenda for Brussels talks
The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo have agreed on an agenda for face-to-face talks in Brussels on Thursday aimed at ending the deadlock in negotiations on normalizing their relations

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Jul 12, 2020

Iran blames misaligned radar for downing of Ukraine passenger plane
All 176 passengers were killed in the Jan. 8 incident. Iranian authorities took days to admit its forces had fired an antiaircraft missile at the plane shortly after it took off from Imam Khomeini International Airport.

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Jul 12, 2020

Kosovo's Thaci strongly denies committing any war crimes
Kosovo's president is going to The Hague to prove to the prosecutors investigating war crimes allegedly committed amid a 1998-1999-armed conflict in Kosovo between ethnic Albanian separatists and Serbia he has broken no international law

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Jul 12, 2020

Mali's president dissolves court as demanded by protesters
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has formally dissolved the country's constitutional court, meeting a key demand of protesters who have taken to the streets in recent days

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Jul 12, 2020

F1 star Hamilton raises right fist in fight against racism
Standing on the podium to celebrate his latest win, Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton raised a clenched right fist

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Jul 12, 2020

Coronavirus surge in Eastern Europe prompts new restrictions
Countries in Eastern Europe are facing rising waves of coronavirus infections, leading to riots in Serbia, mandatory face masks in Croatia and travel bans or quarantines imposed by Hungary

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Jul 12, 2020

In Brazil, descendants of U.S. Confederate veterans are asked to retire divisive symbols
After the Civil War, thousands of defeated Southerners came to Brazil to self-exile in a country that still practiced slavery. For decades, their descendants have thrown a massive party that now attracts thousands.

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Jul 12, 2020

UN: Libyan coast guard intercepts 83 Europe-bound migrants
The U.N. migration agency says Libya's coast guard has intercepted a boat with 83 Europe-bound migrants overnight

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Jul 12, 2020

UK official suggests masks won't be required in shops
A British official has suggested that people in England won't have to wear masks in shops

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Jul 12, 2020

South Africa mulls return to restrictions as COVID-19 surges
Confronted by surging hospitalizations due to COVID-19, South Africa is considering a return to tighter restrictions to combat the disease, which officials say may soon overwhelm the country's health system

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Jul 12, 2020

‘On our own': Kenyan activists feel alone in the fight against police brutality
Pandemic clampdowns hobble protests seeking greater police accountability.

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Jul 12, 2020

‘On our own:' Kenyan activists feel alone in the fight against police brutality
Pandemic clampdowns hobble protests seeking greater police accountability.

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Jul 12, 2020

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, 3 family members test positive for coronavirus
The family members who tested positive include husband-and-wife actors Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and their 8-year-old daughter.

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Jul 12, 2020

Coronavirus surge in Eastern Europe causes new restrictions
Countries in Eastern Europe are facing rising waves of coronavirus infections, leading to new restrictive measures such as the mandatory use of face masks in Croatia and travel bans or quarantines to be imposed by Hungary

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Jul 12, 2020

Misaligned radar responsible for downing of Ukrainian passenger jet, Iran says
All 176 passengers were killed in the Jan. 8 incident. Iranian authorities took days to admit its forces had fired an antiaircraft missile at the plane shortly after it took off from Imam Khomeini International Airport.

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Jul 12, 2020

Philippines: China should comply with sea feud ruling
The Philippines has renewed its call for compliance with a 4-year-old arbitration ruling that invalidated China's vast claims in the disputed South China Sea on historical grounds "without any possibility of compromise."

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Jul 12, 2020

Lockdowns make the heart grow fonder in Japan as online matchmaking surges
Before covid, Japan's matchmakers arranged events and meetings for mate seekers. It's now video chat windows.

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