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    120 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide

    Agence France-Presse . Hpakant, Myanmar | Updated at 12:21pm on July 02, 2020

    The battered bodies of more than 120 jade miners were pulled from a sea of mud after a landslide in northern Myanmar on Thursday after one of the worst-ever accidents to hit the treacherous...

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    HK makes first security law arrests

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:59pm on July 01, 2020

    Hong Kong police made the first arrests under Beijing’s new national security law on Wednesday as the anniversary of the city’s handover to China was...

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    Saudi-led coalition launches operation against Yemen rebels

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 11:39pm on July 02, 2020

    The Saudi-led military coalition Thursday confirmed it has launched a major operation against Yemen’s Huthis and warned it would target the rebel leadership following missile...

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    India’s Modi congratulates Putin on constitutional vote

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 08:08pm on July 02, 2020

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday ‘warmly congratulated’ Russian President Vladimir Putin after a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms, the Indian foreign ministry said. In...

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    China, UK clash over fate of Hong Kongers

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:33am on July 03, 2020

    China promised Thursday to take countermeasures against Britain if it presses ahead with plans to extend citizenship rights to Hong Kongers after Beijing imposed a sweeping security law on...

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    Global infections soar

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:21am on July 03, 2020

    New daily coronavirus cases in the United States soared past 50,000 for the first time Wednesday, as the World Health Organisation delivered a grave warning that the global pandemic is...

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    New Zealand health minister quits after COVID lapse

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 11:02am on July 02, 2020

    New Zealand’s health minister resigned Thursday after a public backlash over his breach of lockdown and his criticism of the civil servant responsible for the country’s world-leading coronavirus...

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    Priyanka told to vacate govt bungalow

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:17pm on July 02, 2020

    India’s Congress Party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday was asked to vacate her government allocated Lodhi Estate house in Delhi within a month as she no longer enjoys the...