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    US wants political solution in Libya

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:19pm on August 07, 2020

    The United States on Thursday renewed calls for a political solution in Libya as it slapped sanctions over smuggling out of the war-torn nation. Secretary...

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    Saudi crown prince Salman accused of assassination bid

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:33am on August 07, 2020

    A former senior Saudi intelligence official said in a US lawsuit Thursday that the country’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman tried to have him assassinated...

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    Symptomless cases carry same amount of coronavirus: study

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:20pm on August 07, 2020

    People who are infected with the coronavirus carry similar levels of the pathogen in their nose, throat and lungs whether they have symptoms or not,...

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    US pointsman on Iran hard line quits

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:29pm on August 07, 2020

    The envoy leading president Donald Trump’s hardline push on Iran quit on Thursday, months before an election that could reorient US policy. Brian Hook, a...

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    China warns US against risky moves on Taiwan

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:29pm on August 07, 2020

    Chinese defence minister Wei Fenghe warned his US counterpart in a phone call Thursday to avoid firing up bilateral tensions, a day after Washington angered...

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    Coronavirus spreading in Syria faster than test

    Agence France-Presse . Beyrouth | Updated at 11:30pm on August 07, 2020

    Syria’s capital is facing a ‘terrible’ spike in COVID-19 infections, with hospitals packed, patients scouring Facebook for advice and medics fearing the virus is spreading...

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    India landslip kills 11

    New Age Desk | Updated at 11:31pm on August 07, 2020

    As many as 11 people were killed and several feared trapped in a major landslip at the Nayamakkad estate of Idukki in Kerala, India on...

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    Japan marks 75th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

    Agence France-Presse . Hiroshima | Updated at 10:04pm on August 06, 2020

    Japan on Thursday marked 75 years since the world’s first atomic bomb attack, with the coronavirus pandemic forcing a scaling back of ceremonies to remember...