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    French patrol boats rescue 33 migrants heading for England

    Agence France-Presse . Lille, France | Updated at 12:40am on August 10, 2020

    French patrol boats on Saturday rescued dozens of migrants from makeshift boats in the Channel that were heading to England, maritime officials said. British interior...

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    Global toll rises to 7,27,288

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:09am on August 10, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 7,27,288 people since it emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by...

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    Thousands in fresh anti-Kremlin rally

    Agence France-Presse . Khabarovsk | Updated at 11:41pm on August 08, 2020

    Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Russia’s Far East for a fifth consecutive weekend as anti-Kremlin rallies showed little sign of...

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    Symptomless cases carry same amount of coronavirus: study

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:20pm on August 07, 2020

    People who are infected with the coronavirus carry similar levels of the pathogen in their nose, throat and lungs whether they have symptoms or not,...

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    Europe fears 2nd wave of coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:52am on August 07, 2020

    While Europe tightened virus restrictions to face the threat of a second wave of COVID-19, US president Donald Trump on Wednesday found himself in the...

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    Dinosaurs got cancer too, say scientists

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

    Dinosaurs loom in the imagination as forces of nature, but a new study that identifies the first known case of cancer in the creatures shows...

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    TikTok to set up first European data centre in Ireland

    Agence France-Presse . Dublin | Updated at 10:08pm on August 06, 2020

    Popular video-sharing app TikTok, threatened with a ban in the United States over its Chinese ownership, on Thursday announced plans for its first data centre...

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    Countries tighten measures as global death toll tops 7 lakh

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:47am on August 06, 2020

    France and the Netherlands imposed stricter mask-wearing rules Wednesday amid signs that the coronavirus pandemic is flaring up again across the globe, with the worldwide...

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    Scientists find way to track space junk in daylight

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:39pm on August 05, 2020

    Scientists said Tuesday they had discovered a way to detect space debris even in daylight hours, potentially helping satellites to avoid the ever-growing cloud of...

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    NASA astronauts describe noisy, jolting descent

    Agence France-Presse . Houston | Updated at 10:36pm on August 05, 2020

    The two NASA astronauts brought back to Earth on Sunday said they felt they were inside the belly of a beast as it careened into...