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    India expels two Pakistan embassy employees on charge of ‘spying’

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:44pm on June 01, 2020

    Two officials of Pakistan’s High Commission in New Delhi were expelled for ‘espionage activities’, India’s foreign ministry said late Sunday; though the Pakistan authorities termed the allegations as ‘baseless’...

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    Global COVID-19 infections cross 6.1m

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 09:42am on June 01, 2020

    The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases passed 6.1 million globally on Monday morning, said Johns Hopkins University data. There have now been 61,65,181 confirmed cases...

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    Trump delays G7 summit, invites other countries

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:02am on June 01, 2020

    US president Donald Trump said Saturday he will delay the G7 summit scheduled to take place in June and invite other countries — including Russia — to join the meeting. ‘I don’t feel that as a G7 it properly represents...

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    Chinese media use race clashes to criticise US over Hong Kong

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:59pm on May 31, 2020

    Chinese state media took aim at the US government over the weekend as many American cities were gripped by raging protests and clashes, comparing the unrest with the pro-democracy...

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    SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with ISS

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:18pm on May 31, 2020

    A spacex Crew Dragon capsule carrying two NASA astronauts docked Sunday with the International Space Station, the first time a crewed US spacecraft has performed the feat in nearly...

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    World COVID-19 cases top 6 million

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília, Brazil | Updated at 10:56am on May 31, 2020

    The number of coronavirus cases worldwide topped six million Sunday as Brazil registered another record surge in daily infections and divisions deepened on how to deal with the pandemic...

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    Pope calls for end to ‘pandemic of poverty’ after coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 11:16pm on May 31, 2020

    ‘Everything will be different’ after the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis said Saturday, calling for a fairer society and action to ‘end the pandemic of poverty in the world’. Speaking in Spanish in a video message to...

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    100-year-old Indonesian woman beats coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Surabaya, Indonesia | Updated at 11:14pm on May 31, 2020

    A 100-year-old Indonesian woman has recovered from coronavirus, making her the country’s oldest survivor of the deadly respiratory illness. Kamtim, who like many Indonesians goes by...