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    Lanka Catholics slam govt over Easter attacks probe

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:43pm on April 21, 2021

    The head of Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday accused the government of stalling investigations into Easter Sunday bombings two years ago that killed...

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    Xi to attend online Biden climate summit

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:41pm on April 21, 2021

    China’s president Xi Jinping will attend US president Joe Biden’s virtual climate summit this week, Beijing said Wednesday, as the world’s top polluting nations seek...

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    Two more workers shot by police at Banshkhali power plant die

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 11:41pm on April 21, 2021

    Two more workers, who were shot in a police firing on workers’ demonstration at Banshkhali in Chattogram on Saturday, died while undergoing treatment Chattogram hospitals...

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    Putin uses key speech to warn West as police detain protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:40pm on April 21, 2021

    President Vladimir Putin warned Russia’s foreign rivals to tread lightly on Wednesday as he gave a key speech amid deep tensions with the West and...

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    Religious freedom in India deteriorates further: US

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:05pm on April 21, 2021

    A US commission on Wednesday recommended for the second year in a row that India be placed on a blacklist for religious freedom, saying the...

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    Russia detains Navalny allies ahead of Putin speech

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 07:46pm on April 21, 2021

    Russian police detained aides of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and raided his offices Wednesday ahead of nationwide protests called for the day of President Vladimir...

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    Oxygen leak leaves 22 Covid-19 patients dead in India

    United News of Bangladesh / BBC | Updated at 05:21pm on April 21, 2021

    At least 22 Covid-19 patients died in a hospital in India after they lost oxygen supply due to a leak on Wednesday. The incident occurred...

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    Black teenage girl shot to death police in Ohio

    Agence France-Presse . Washington, United States | Updated at 04:26pm on April 21, 2021

    Police in the United States state of Ohio fatally shot a Black teenager who appeared to be lunging at another person with a knife, less than an hour before former officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd...

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    India Covid surge hits new record, oxygen runs short

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:21pm on April 21, 2021

    India’s brutal new Covid-19 outbreak set records on Wednesday with more than 2,000 deaths in 24 hours, as hospitals in New Delhi ran perilously low on oxygen. Highlighting the strain on health authorities, 22 patients died in a hospital after...

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    Former Minneapolis cop Chauvin convicted in Floyd murder case

    Agence France-Presse . Minneapolis, United States | Updated at 10:52am on April 21, 2021

    Derek Chauvin, a white former Minneapolis police officer, was convicted Tuesday of murdering African-American George Floyd after a racially charged trial seen as a pivotal test of police accountability in the United States...