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    French patrol boats rescue 33 migrants heading for England

    Agence France-Presse . Lille, France | Updated at 12:40am on August 10, 2020

    French patrol boats on Saturday rescued dozens of migrants from makeshift boats in the Channel that were heading to England, maritime officials said. British interior...

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    Furious Lebanese vow new protests over blast

    Agence France-Presse . Beyrouth, Lebanon | Updated at 12:17am on August 10, 2020

    Lebanese protesters enraged by official negligence blamed for Beirut’s enormous and deadly explosion vowed Sunday to rally again after a night of street clashes in...

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    Twitter, TikTok discuss potential combination: WSJ

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:10am on August 10, 2020

    Twitter is in preliminary discussions for a possible combination with TikTok, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, after US president Donald Trump said he would...

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    Global toll rises to 7,27,288

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:09am on August 10, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 7,27,288 people since it emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by...

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    Myanmar to probe deaths of two teens at juvenile centre

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 11:41pm on August 09, 2020

    Authorities said Sunday they would investigate the deaths of two teenagers at a Myanmar juvenile centre after the family of one victim alleged abuse, in...

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    Myanmar to probe deaths of two teens at juvenile centre

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 11:41pm on August 09, 2020

    Authorities said Sunday they would investigate the deaths of two teenagers at a Myanmar juvenile centre after the family of one victim alleged abuse, in...

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    US begins highest level Taiwan visit in decades

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 11:40pm on August 09, 2020

    A senior member of US president Donald Trump’s administration landed in Taiwan Sunday for Washington’s highest level visit since switching diplomatic recognition to China in...

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    Indian women on pandemic frontline strike for pay, protection

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:36pm on August 09, 2020

    Tens of thousands of female health workers on the frontline of India’s battle against the coronavirus have gone on strike to demand better pay and...

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    Taliban prisoner release approved

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:33pm on August 09, 2020

    The Afghan government and the Taliban are ‘on the verge of peace talks’ after thousands of prominent Afghans approved the release of about 400 contentious...

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    Saudi Aramco profits dive 73pc as virus batters oil demand

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:50pm on August 09, 2020

    Energy giant Saudi Aramco said on Sunday its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 per cent due to sharply lower oil prices as the coronavirus...

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