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    Myanmar junta disappearing youths to crush uprising

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:49pm on May 05, 2021

    Myanmar’s security forces moved in and the street lamps went black. In house after house, people shut off their lights. Darkness swallowed the block. Huddled inside...

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    12 killed in West Bengal post-poll violence

    United News of Bangladesh . New Delhi | Updated at 02:48pm on May 04, 2021

    At least 12 people have been allegedly killed in post-poll violence in West Bengal, prompting the Indian home ministry to seek a report from the...

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    Global Covid cases top 153 million

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:50pm on May 04, 2021

    The global Covid-19 caseload surpassed 153 million on Tuesday morning, with the world struggling to contain the second outbreak of the virus...

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    Serum Institute in India ‘to invest in UK’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:27am on May 04, 2021

    Vaccine maker the Serum Institute of India is set to invest in facilities in Britain and could even manufacture inoculations in the UK in future,...

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    India’s young fight pandemic with apps, oxygen

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 11:10am on May 04, 2021

    Her exam revision done, schoolgirl Swadha Prasad gets on with her real work: finding life-saving oxygen, drugs and hospital beds for Covid-19 patients as India...

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    India Covid-19 cases cross 20 million: official data

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:48am on May 04, 2021

    India’s total Covid-19 caseload soared past 20 million on Tuesday, official data showed, as the pandemic continued to wreak havoc on the country’s hospitals...

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    Blinken presents new N Korea approach as G7 meets in person

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:23pm on May 03, 2021

    US secretary of state Antony Blinken on Monday opened the Group of Seven’s first in-person talks in two years by presenting the new administration’s fresh...

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    Mamata to take oath as WB CM tomorrow

    New Age Desk | Updated at 09:03pm on May 03, 2021

    Mamata Banerjee will take oath as the chief minister of West Bengal for the third time on May 5, TMC leader Partha Chatterjee announced on...

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    Delhi hospitals send ‘SOS message’ for oxygen

    New Age Online | Updated at 06:25pm on May 03, 2021

    Hospitals in the Indian city of Delhi continued to send desperate messages for emergency oxygen supplies through the night on Sunday, warning that patients are...

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    More international Covid aid lands in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:08am on May 03, 2021

    International aid to alleviate India’s dire oxygen shortage arrived in the South Asian nation on Sunday, as its coronavirus death toll climbed to a grim...

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