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    India records over 260,000 daily COVID-19 cases

    Xinhua/UNB . New Delhi | Updated at 12:40pm on April 18, 2021

    A total of 261,500 new COVID-19 cases were reported in India in the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 14,788,109, said the data released by the health ministry on Sunday...

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    Calls for US police reform at fresh protests over Daunte killing

    Agence France-Presse . Brooklyn Centre | Updated at 11:50pm on April 18, 2021

    High-ranking Congress member Maxine Waters called for an overhaul of policing in the United States as she joined the seventh consecutive night of protests in...

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    Eight members of same family shot to death in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Jalalabad, Afghanistan | Updated at 02:43pm on April 18, 2021

    Eight members of the same family were gunned down in an attack on a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday...

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    Navalny could die any minute: doctors

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:52pm on April 18, 2021

    Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny risks cardiac arrest at ‘any minute’ as his health has rapidly deteriorated, doctors warned Saturday, urging immediate access to Russia’s...

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    Syria to hold presidential vote on May 26

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 11:54pm on April 18, 2021

    Syria will hold a presidential election on May 26 likely to keep in power president Bashar al-Assad, in a country devastated by a decade of...

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    7 cops, rangers taken hostage in Pakistan protests

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 12:45am on April 19, 2021

    At least seven Pakistan police officers and special rangers were taken hostage Sunday by supporters of a radical Islamist party, officials said, after days of...

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    Myanmar shadow govt wants ASEAN crisis talks invite

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:49am on April 19, 2021

    Myanmar’s shadow government on Sunday urged Southeast Asian leaders to give it a seat at the table during crisis talks next week, and not to...

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    Global Covid toll rises to 30,11,975

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:35am on April 19, 2021

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 30,11,975 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources...