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UK names Libya-born Turkish-speaker as head of MI6 intelligence agency

UK names Libya-born Turkish-speaker as head of MI6 intelligence agency

Richard Moore , a political director at the Foreign Office, will take over his new post in the Fall. The chief of the Secret Intelligence Service is also known as C and typically signs letters with ...

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Michelle Bolsonaro Has Virus

Michelle Bolsonaro Has Virus

Earlier on Thursday, Brazil's science and technology minister, Marcos Pontes, said his test had come back positive, becoming the fifth minister in Bolsonaro's government to be diagnosed with the disea...

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US GDP posts sharpest contraction on record

US GDP posts sharpest contraction on record

That's by far the worst plunge ever recorded, based on Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) data spanning back to 1947. "We saw declines basically across the entire economy". "Delay the Election until ...

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Australia logs record coronavirus cases, deaths

Australia logs record coronavirus cases, deaths

Earlier this month the USA state was reporting about 6000 new cases a day before reaching heights of 9000, then 12,000. He said there are now 255 active COVID-19 cases in regional Victoria and the e...

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Disengagement process not yet complete in eastern Ladakh

Disengagement process not yet complete in eastern Ladakh

Indian government sources in New Delhi said this statement is not correct. The tension in eastern Ladakh escalated manifold after the violent clashes in the Galwan Valley on June 15 in which 20 ...

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Pompeo insists 'tide is turning' on China

Pompeo insists 'tide is turning' on China

Pompeo said other countries are supporting initiatives like the push not to use Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies' equipment in 5G networks and stepped-up maritime maneuvers in the South China S...

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Pompeo says Russian deaths in Syria sent warning

Pompeo says Russian deaths in Syria sent warning

Trump is also dismissing reports that Russian Federation is arming the Taliban, which has fought US -led forces in Afghanistan to a standstill and is now negotiating for their withdrawal. Trump's skep...

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Trump calls for delay to 2020 U.S. presidential election

Trump calls for delay to 2020 U.S. presidential election

Several recent national polls show Trump trailing his presumptive opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden , but double digits. The president of the United States is broadcasting that he is c...

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Herman Cain Dies From COVID-19, Employee Confirms

Herman Cain Dies From COVID-19, Employee Confirms

Just before announcing his diagnosis on July 2, Cain posted support for not mandating masks at a July 4 event at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota that Trump was planning to attend. Newsmax repo...

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Chosen hajj pilgrims in Saudi rejoice

Chosen hajj pilgrims in Saudi rejoice

Lorraine O'Connor of the Muslim Sisters of Éire said at least a couple of hundred Irish Muslims would have planned to go on the Hajj pilgrimage this year. The Kaaba is draped in a black cloth embroi...

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Victoria Has Recorded 723 New Coronavirus Cases In 24 Hours

Victoria Has Recorded 723 New Coronavirus Cases In 24 Hours

Masks have been compulsory in the state capital of Melbourne and a neighboring semi-rural district for the past week. As a result, residents in the Greater Geelong, Surf Coast, Moorabool, Golden...

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United Kingdom extends COVID-19 isolation period to 10 days

United Kingdom extends COVID-19 isolation period to 10 days

Speaking to TalkRADIO, the NHS Confederation Director claimed a second coronavirus wave in the United Kingdom would be "very challenging" for the NHS as staff continue to deal with the aftermath o...

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"Inciting secession": Hong Kong police arrest four students under new security law

It said the candidates had been barred on the grounds that they would not uphold the Basic Law, Hong Kong's de facto constitution, recently expanded with a new security law imposed on the city b...

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Why is Stating

Why is Stating "All Lives Matter" A Racist Statement?

Police have now confirmed six people were arrested at the rally. Almost 50 people were arrested and journalists, legal observers and others claim they were targeted by officers. "At the end of the day...

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New statues stoke sensitivity between South Korea, Japan

New statues stoke sensitivity between South Korea, Japan

A pair of statues of a man bowing contritely before a girl symbolizing Japan's wartime sexual slavery victims is making waves amid speculation that the kneeling figure represents Japanese Prime Minist...

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With 48000 fresh cases India's Covid tally crosses 15 lakh mark

With 48000 fresh cases India's Covid tally crosses 15 lakh mark

From the 1 lakh mark on May 16, it took India just 181 days to cross the 15 lakh mark. Notably, the country has reported 14,83,156 cases till Tuesday, while the death toll is 33,425. East Godavari r...

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Archaeologists solve the centuries-old mystery of Stonehenge's biggest stones

The biggest stones stand a staggering nine meters tall, and weigh around 25 tonnes. Map showing Stonehenge and West Woods, with possible routes over which sarsen stones might have been transported...

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Egyptian women receive 2 years in prison for TikTok dance videos

Egyptian women receive 2 years in prison for TikTok dance videos

The prosecution statement named just two of the defendants - 20-year-old student Haneen Hossam and 22-year-old Mawada al-Adham - and said the other three helped run their social media accounts. Thei...

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Yemen separatists rescind self-rule as Saudis push to end feud

Yemen separatists rescind self-rule as Saudis push to end feud

The breakdown between the one-time allies had complicated a long and separate conflict between a Saudi-led military coalition and the Houthi rebels, who control much of the north, including the capita...

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Coronavirus: Vietnam evacuating 80,000 from city after three positive COVID-19 tests

Coronavirus: Vietnam evacuating 80,000 from city after three positive COVID-19 tests

Thanks to a centralised quarantine programme and an aggressive contact-tracing system, Vietnam had managed to keep its coronavirus tally to just 446 cases, despite sharing a long and porous bord...

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Australian blazes damage 3 billion animals

Australian blazes damage 3 billion animals

That's nearly triple January's estimate. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an global non-governmental organization founded in 1961 that works in the field of wilderness preservation and the ...

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DPRK sees 1st suspected COVID-19 case, adopts maximum emergency system

DPRK sees 1st suspected COVID-19 case, adopts maximum emergency system

North Korea has yet to report a confirmed case of COVID-19. While the South Korean military has not officially or publicly identified the individual in question, Gyeonggi Nambu Provincial Police Age...

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Trump dismisses report of Russian 'bounties' on US soldiers

Trump dismisses report of Russian 'bounties' on US soldiers

He told Axios: "I have never discussed it with Putin". "No, that was a phone call to discuss other things, and frankly, that's an issue that many people said was fake news", Trump said in the Axio...

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German police dig through garden in Madeleine McCann probe

German police dig through garden in Madeleine McCann probe

German authorities, who are now investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann , have begun to search an allotment in Hanover, Germany in relation to the case. Camera IconThe search for Madele...

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She was wanted for damaging police cameras, police say

She was wanted for damaging police cameras, police say

Police said the arresting officers were assaulted with rocks and bottles by the crowd, but protesters dispute this. "You see an unmarked van pull up, you see people that are not identified as po...

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Trump Administration to Permit 1-Year Renewals for DACA

Trump Administration to Permit 1-Year Renewals for DACA

President Trump's first attempt at a phaseout was erased by the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision last month - though the justices said he could try again, if he gave better reasons. "We no longer nee...

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University of Hong Kong sacks veteran democracy activist

University of Hong Kong sacks veteran democracy activist

Tai has been out on bail since being sentenced to 16 months in prison in April 2019 as one of nine leaders put on trial for their part in a 2014 drive for greater democracy known as the Umbrella Movem...

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Trump lawyers in new bid to block subpoena for tax records

Trump lawyers in new bid to block subpoena for tax records

His lawyers, barred by the Supreme Court's 7-to-2 ruling from arguing presidential immunity, are focused now on challenging the subpoena's legality. Vance's office has been looking into whether any ...

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Wiley Banned on Twitter & Investigated Over Anti-Semitic Tweets

Wiley Banned on Twitter & Investigated Over Anti-Semitic Tweets

The coronavirus is exacerbating a crisis on social media. It comes after Wiley launched a number of attacks on the Jewish community over the weekend, including posting a video on Friday telling Je...

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Meghan pleads for friends' privacy in court - read statement in full

Meghan pleads for friends' privacy in court - read statement in full

The duchess's lawyer, Justin Rushbrooke, argued that the court had a duty to "protect the identity of confidential journalistic sources". Meghan, wife of Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince Harry , i...

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Belarus detains Russian mercenaries before election - state media

Belarus detains Russian mercenaries before election - state media

He has said that unnamed forces may use trained fighters from unspecified foreign private military companies - which are illegal in Belarus - to foment a revoution in the country that would be similar...

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Rafale Fleet Enters Indian Airspace, Lands in Ambala

Rafale Fleet Enters Indian Airspace, Lands in Ambala

The aircraft, having an undisputed track record and considered one of the most potent combat jets globally, landed at the Ambala Air Force base at around 3:10 PM after covering a distance of 7,000 k...

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Chinese mission slams EU's sanctions on Hong Kong

Chinese mission slams EU's sanctions on Hong Kong

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin made the announcement at a press briefing. "China has chose to suspend extradition treaties between Hong Kong and Canada, Australia and United Kingdom, as w...

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Train derailment in Arizona sparks massive fire on bridge

Train derailment in Arizona sparks massive fire on bridge

Plumes of smoke could be seen rising into the morning sky beneath a trail of flames on video and images from the site of the derailment , where part of the bridge collapsed. McMahan said he did not k...

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Turkey Tightens Social Media Control After Erdogan Cries Foul

Turkey Tightens Social Media Control After Erdogan Cries Foul

He once compared such platforms to a "murderer's knife" and said a rise of "immoral acts" online in recent years was due to lack of regulations. The storage of user information raises concerns abo...

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