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    COVID-19 claims around 4 lakhs lives worldwide

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:36am on June 06, 2020

    The confirmed cases of coronavirus infection exceeded 6.7 million globally on Saturday, with over 394,787 fatalities, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University...

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    Saudi Arabia announces new COVID-19 lockdown in Jeddah

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:10pm on June 06, 2020

    Saudi Arabia on Friday announced a renewed lockdown in the city of Jeddah, gateway to the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Makkah, to counter a new spike in coronavirus cases...

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    Trudeau takes a knee with Canada protestors for racial justice

    Agence France-Presse. Ottawa | Updated at 12:19pm on June 06, 2020

    Prime Minster Justin Trudeau joined thousands on Friday in taking a knee in front of Canada's parliament in solidarity with US protesters marching against racism...

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    India records more than 9,000 COVID-19 cases in a single day

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / PTI . New Delhi | Updated at 03:31pm on June 06, 2020

    India went past Italy to become the sixth worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic with the country registering a record single-day spike of 9,887 cases which pushed the nationwide tally to 2,36,657...

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    Chinese firm sued for selling ‘fake’ N95 masks to US

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:31pm on June 06, 2020

    The United States justice department sued a Chinese company for selling nearly a half million fake and substandard N95 respirator to US buyers in April as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the country...

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    Kenyan police accused of killing 15 amid coronavirus curfew

    Agence France-Presse . Nairobi | Updated at 02:11pm on June 06, 2020

    Kenyan police have been involved in the killing of 15 people since the country put a nighttime curfew in place in March to combat the coronavirus, the policing oversight body said in a statement seen by AFP Friday...

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    Syria regime loyalists killed in Israeli air raids

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 09:56pm on June 05, 2020

    At least nine fighters loyal to the Syrian regime, including four Syrians, were killed during Israeli air raids late Thursday in the Hama province a central region controlled by the Syrian army and...

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    US rights groups sue Trump over White House police charge

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:54pm on June 05, 2020

    US civil rights groups on Thursday filed a case suing President Donald Trump after security forces fired pepper balls and smoke bombs to clear peaceful demonstrators outside the White House...