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    Taj Mahal damaged in deadly India thunderstorm

    Agence France-Presse . Agra | Updated at 01:50am on June 01, 2020

    A deadly thunderstorm that rolled across parts of northern India damaged sections of the Taj Mahal complex, including the main gate and a railing running below its five lofty domes, officials...

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    Delhi-Moscow AI flight returns midway

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:18am on May 31, 2020

    An Air India aircraft winging its way from Delhi to Moscow with no passengers on board on Saturday morning had to be called back to Delhi from over Uzbekistan after the airline realised that one...

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    Clashes as protests over killing of black American sweep US

    Agence France-Presse . Minneapolis | Updated at 01:14am on May 31, 2020

    A thousand more National Guard soldiers were mobilised Saturday as violent protests over the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest in Minneapolis erupted across the United States...

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    Curfews, clashes as US race protests escalate

    Agence France-Presse . Minneapolis | Updated at 11:36am on May 31, 2020

    Curfews were imposed on major US cities as clashes over police brutality erupted across America with demonstrators ignoring warnings from president Donald Trump that his government would...

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    India records over 8,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 01:20pm on May 31, 2020

    India recorded more than 8,000 new cases of the coronavirus disease in a single day for the first time as the tally surged to 182,143 and death toll stood at 5,164, according to the union health ministry, reports the Hindustan Times...

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    At least 50 people killed in Burkina Faso ‘jihadist attacks’

    Agwncw France-Presse . Ouagadougou | Updated at 04:39pm on June 01, 2020

    Ten people were killed when an aid convoy was ambushed in Burkina Faso, the government said Sunday, bringing the death toll to at least 50 from a string of attacks blamed on jihadists...

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    Coronavirus infection cases sharply increased in Peru, Chile

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 02:11pm on June 01, 2020

    Peru on Sunday reported 8,800 new COVID-19 infections, setting a new daily record for a country that already has the second highest number of novel coronavirus cases in Latin America after Brazil...

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    Moscow eases virus restriction despite having huge caseload

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:52pm on June 01, 2020

    Shopping malls and parks are set to reopen in Moscow on Monday as the Russian capital eases coronavirus restrictions despite having the world’s third-largest caseload...

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    19 suspected extremists killed in Egypt military operation

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:56pm on May 31, 2020

    Egypt’s military said Saturday it killed 19 suspected extremists in targeted ground and air operations as part of its battle to quell a long-running insurgency in north Sinai...

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    Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem reopens

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:10pm on May 31, 2020

    Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Islam’s third holiest site, reopened on Sunday after being closed for over two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Dozens of worshippers in protective masks were...