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    Scientists say France could lose control of coronavirus ‘at any moment’

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:30pm on August 05, 2020

    France could ‘at any moment’ lose control over the spread of the coronavirus, the government’s COVID-19 scientific council warned Tuesday as official data showed the...

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    Coronavirus toll hits 6,94,507 in world

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:34am on August 05, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 694,507 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    Glaciers could have sculpted Mars valleys: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:37pm on August 04, 2020

    The question of whether ancient life could have existed on Mars centres on the water that once flowed there, but new research published Monday suggests...

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    Spain’s ex-king Carlos flees to Dominican Republic

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:32pm on August 04, 2020

    Spain’s former king Juan Carlos, at the centre of an alleged $100-million corruption scandal, has reportedly fled to the Dominican Republic after his shock announcement...

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    Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos heads for exile

    Agence France-Presse. Madrid | Updated at 10:40am on August 04, 2020

    Spain's former king Juan Carlos, who is facing investigation at home and abroad for corruption, announced Monday that he will go into exile. The 82-year-old...

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    Kosovo PM tests positive for COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse. Pristina | Updated at 09:43am on August 03, 2020

    Kosovo prime minister Avdullah Hoti said late Sunday that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and would self-isolate for the next two weeks. ‘Today I...

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    UK ruling party MP arrested over rape allegations

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 10:34am on August 02, 2020

    An MP and former minister from Britain's ruling Conservative Party has been arrested after a parliamentary aide accused him of rape, sexual assault and coercive...

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    Top UK court to hear IS bride of Bangladesh heritage case

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 10:50am on August 01, 2020

    The UK government on Friday won a bid for the Supreme Court to decide if a woman stripped of her citizenship after joining the Islamic...

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    Peaceful protests a fundamental human right: UN watchdog

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:19am on July 30, 2020

    As authorities worldwide grapple with swelling demonstrations over issues like political rights and racial justice, a UN committee Wednesday reaffirmed that protesting peacefully, online or...

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    Coronavirus kills 6.6 lakh, infects 1.67cr in 196 countries

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:06am on July 30, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 660,787 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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