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    Hamas fires rockets into sea in ‘message’ to Israel

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 10:28pm on August 10, 2020

    The Gaza Strip’s rulers Hamas fired rockets into the sea on Monday after repeated exchanges of fire with Israel in recent days, Palestinian security sources and eyewitnesses said...

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    Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy newspaper, arrest owner

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:36am on August 10, 2020

    Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested Monday and led in handcuffs through his newspaper office as police raided the building, part of a sweeping crackdown on dissent since...

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    Another Lebanese minister resigns

    Associated Press/UNB. Beirut | Updated at 11:43am on August 10, 2020

    Lebanon’s environment minister Kattar Demianos has resigned amid anger in the country following the blast that ripped across Beirut last week. Kattar Demianos is the...

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    Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for COVID-19

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 03:43pm on August 10, 2020

    Former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said he was tested Covid-19 positive as he visited a medical facility with another complaint. ‘On a visit to the hospital for a separate...

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    French aid workers among eight killed by gunmen in Niger

    Agence France-Presse. Koure, Niger | Updated at 11:09am on August 10, 2020

    Gunmen on motorcycles killed eight people including a group of French aid workers as they visited a part of Niger popular with tourists for its...

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    64 killed in three-day monsoon rain in Pakistan

    United News of Bangladesh / Xinhua .Islamabad | Updated at 10:19am on August 11, 2020

    At least 64 people were killed, and dozens of others were injured in heavy monsoon rain-triggered flash floods and different rain-related incidents, during the last...

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    Lebanon government stands down over blast fallout

    Agence France-Presse. Beirut | Updated at 10:08am on August 11, 2020

    Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced his government's resignation Monday under a barrage of pressure over the catastrophic Beirut port explosion six days earlier that...

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    French patrol boats rescue 33 migrants heading for England

    Agence France-Presse . Lille, France | Updated at 12:40am on August 10, 2020

    French patrol boats on Saturday rescued dozens of migrants from makeshift boats in the Channel that were heading to England, maritime officials said. British interior minister Priti Patel on Friday described the...

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    Delhi trying to isolate neighbours from world, say Indian experts

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:28am on August 10, 2020

    The Indian authorities have created a mess in its foreign affairs in South Asia by trying to isolate the neighbouring countries from the global system in order to create an enclave to use for...

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    Furious Lebanese vow new protests over blast

    Agence France-Presse . Beyrouth, Lebanon | Updated at 12:17am on August 10, 2020

    Lebanese protesters enraged by official negligence blamed for Beirut’s enormous and deadly explosion vowed Sunday to rally again after a night of street clashes in which they stormed...