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    Bumrah leaves Test squad for 'personal reasons'

    Agence France-Presse . Ahmedabad | Updated at 05:04pm on February 27, 2021

    India said Saturday that star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has left the squad for the England Test series for ‘personal reasons’. The surprise move came...

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    Police fire rubber bullets to disperse Myanmar protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 11:50am on February 27, 2021

    Myanmar police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Yangon on Saturday, according to an AFP reporter, after the country’s ambassador to the United Nations...

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    Saudi prince approved Khashoggi murder: US

    Agence France-Presse  .Washington | Updated at 11:24am on February 27, 2021

    The United States on Friday for the first time publicly accused Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman of approving the gruesome murder of dissident journalist...

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    US to approve third vaccine, fears grow for poorer nations

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:43am on February 27, 2021

    A US panel on Friday recommended Johnson and Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 shot for emergency approval, as some of the world’s most powerful countries issued a...

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    Lady Gaga’s dogs safely returned: LA police

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles, | Updated at 10:34am on February 27, 2021

    Lady Gaga has offered half a million dollars for the safe return of her two pet dogs, saying her ‘heart is sick’ after they were...

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    Myanmar envoy makes emotional appeal for UN action against coup

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:25am on February 27, 2021

    Myanmar’s ambassador to the United Nations made an impassioned plea on Friday for the international community to take the ‘strongest possible action’ to end the...

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    Fear, tension in Myanmar as police clear protests

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:23am on February 27, 2021

    Riot police in Myanmar on Friday dispersed hundreds of anti-coup protesters who have rallied daily in the country’s largest city against a junta that toppled...

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    Lanka ends mandatory cremation of coronavirus victims

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:22am on February 27, 2021

    Sri Lanka on Friday ended forced cremations of people who have died of coronavirus, after visiting Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan urged Colombo to respect...

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    Latest climate pledges very far from Paris goals: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:20am on February 27, 2021

    Renewed promises to slash greenhouse gas emissions from countries as part of the Paris climate deal are ‘very far’ from what is required to avert...

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    Twitter considers charging users for special content

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:21pm on February 26, 2021

    Twitter said on Thursday it plans to offer a subscription service in which users would pay for special content from high-profile accounts, part of an...