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    Singapore ruling party retains power in pandemic poll

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 11:24pm on July 11, 2020

    Singapore’s long-ruling party retained power Saturday but its support fell sharply, while the opposition made gains, in a general election held under the shadow of...

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    Bosnia Muslims mourn Srebrenica massacre

    Agence France-Presse . Srebrenica | Updated at 11:34pm on July 11, 2020

    Bosnian Muslims on Saturday mark 25 years since the Srebrenica massacre, the worst atrocity on European soil since World War II, with the memorial ceremony...

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    Trudeau again caught in political firestorm

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal | Updated at 11:26pm on July 11, 2020

    For the third time in as many years, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on Friday found himself at the center of a political firestorm —...

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    Macron asks Israel to drop WB annexation plans

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:27pm on July 11, 2020

    Emmanuel Macron asked Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to refrain from annexing Palestinian territory in the West Bank and elsewhere during a telephone call between...

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    Global infection tops 1.25 crore

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:29am on July 12, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 560,425 people since the outbreak emerged in China late last year, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 11:00 GMT on Saturday...

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    WHO urges aggressive virus measures

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:34am on July 12, 2020

    The World Health Organisation has urged countries grappling with coronavirus to step up control measures, saying it is still possible to rein it in, as some nations clamp fresh restrictions...

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    Trump to revise immigration system

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 12:24pm on July 11, 2020

    President Donald Trump said Friday that he would soon issue an executive order on immigration that includes a path to citizenship for people brought to America illegally as children...

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    Briton jailed for trying to steal Magna Carta

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:40am on July 12, 2020

    A British man was jailed on Friday for attempting to steal a priceless 1215 original version of Magna Carta, which has defined rights and liberties around the world. Mark Royden attacked the protective glass...