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    Kashmir BJP leader, family members shot dead

    Online Desk | Updated at 01:59pm on July 09, 2020

    A senior leader of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and his father and brother were shot dead Wednesday by suspected militants in north Kashmir’s Bandipora...

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    They’re going to kill me: last words of George Floyd

    Agence France-Presse . Washington, United States | Updated at 10:49am on July 09, 2020

    George Floyd said that he couldn’t breathe more than 20 times, called out for his children and late mother and said that officers would ‘kill’...

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    Ex-India navy officer refuses to appeal against death sentence

    Agence France-Presse. Islamabad | Updated at 10:42am on July 09, 2020

    A former Indian naval officer on death row in Pakistan for alleged spying has refused to lodge an appeal against his conviction and will try...

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    Sri Lanka rangers spot possible rare baby elephant twins

    Agence France-Presse. Colombo | Updated at 04:03pm on July 08, 2020

    A pair of baby elephants feeding from the same mother have been spotted in a Sri Lankan national park, with officials speculating Wednesday the two...

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    Malaysia probes Al Jazeera documentary about migrant arrests

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 01:25am on July 08, 2020

    Malaysian police said Tuesday they are investigating an Al Jazeera documentary about the arrests of undocumented migrants during the coronavirus lockdown after officials denounced...

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    Cases surge in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:43am on July 07, 2020

    India on Monday became the country with the third-highest coronavirus caseload in the world, as officials warned that hospitals in the United States were in...

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    Afghan president pushing for global ‘consensus’

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:22pm on July 06, 2020

    Afghan president Ashraf Ghani is expected to start pushing Monday for a global consensus on peace talks with the Taliban, even as his spokesman slammed...

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    Chinese troops seen withdrawing, says India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 04:22pm on July 06, 2020

    Chinese troops were seen removing structures from a Himalayan valley where they fought a deadly battle with Indian soldiers last month, Indian army sources said...

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    India postpones reopening of Taj Mahal as coronavirus cases rise

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:13pm on July 06, 2020

    India has canceled the decision of reopening Taj Mahal as COVID-19 cases continue to mount in the northern city of Agra and other parts of...

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    India becomes third hardest-hit country on COVID-19 cases

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi, India | Updated at 12:15pm on July 06, 2020

    India announced on Monday that it had nearly 700,000 coronavirus cases, taking it past Russia to become the third-hardest-hit nation in the global pandemic. The...