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    Judo class puts 7-year-old Taiwanese in coma

    New Age Online | Updated at 11:41am on May 07, 2021

    The case of a boy who is fighting for his life after being slammed to the floor 27 times during judo practice by his coach...

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    Twitter suspends accounts skirting Trump ban

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:36am on May 07, 2021

    Twitter on Thursday confirmed that it pulled the plug on several accounts trying to skirt its ban on former president Donald Trump by promoting his...

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    Modi under pressure for strict lockdown

    United News of Bangladesh/AP | Updated at 11:33am on May 07, 2021

    With coronavirus cases still surging to record levels, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is facing growing pressure to impose a harsh nationwide lockdown amid a...

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    South Korea police quiz Belgian envoy’s wife over assault

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:24am on May 07, 2021

    Police have questioned the wife of Belgium’s ambassador to South Korea over accusations she hit two boutique staff in the head in a row over...

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    Girl shoots three at US school

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:04am on May 07, 2021

    A girl opened fire at a school in the northwestern US state of Idaho on Thursday, injuring three people before being disarmed by a teacher, police said. The unnamed student at Rigby Middle School near Idaho Falls was in the...

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    China’s ‘blind box’ pets craze sparks outrage

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 09:52am on May 07, 2021

    A craze in China for live pets sold in mystery ‘blind boxes’ has sparked an online backlash after a courier truck full of dying puppies...

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    UN official reports undeclared Syrian chemical warfare agent

    United News of Bangladesh/AP | Updated at 09:38am on May 07, 2021

    The UN disarmament chief reported the discovery of an undeclared chemical warfare agent at a Syrian site to a Security Council meeting Thursday where the...

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    Australia to resume India repatriation flights after backlash

    New Age Online | Updated at 09:18am on May 07, 2021

    Australia will resume repatriation flights for citizens in India after a controversial ban on arrivals from the country ends on May 15. Prime minister Scott...

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    54 dead, 8,970 new cases recorded in Nepal

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:21am on May 07, 2021

    The Covid-19 caseload reached 3,68,580 as Nepal surpassed its previous intraday case record, registering over 8,000 infections yet again, reports The Himalayan. Nepal set a...

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    Pandemic drove 230m Indians into poverty: study

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 01:18am on May 07, 2021

    Around 230 million Indians fell into poverty due to the pandemic last year with young people and women the hardest hit, and the current second...