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    19 suspected extremists killed in Egypt military operation

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:56pm on May 31, 2020

    Egypt’s military said Saturday it killed 19 suspected extremists in targeted ground and air operations as part of its battle to quell a long-running insurgency...

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    Al-Aqsa mosque reopens after two-month coronavirus ban: AFP

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:10pm on May 31, 2020

    Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound — the third holiest site in Islam after Makkah and Medina in Saudi Arabia — reopened on Sunday after being closed...

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    Clashes spread, curfew imposed amid growing US race unrest

    Agence France-Presse . Minneapolis | Updated at 11:36am on May 31, 2020

    Clashes broke out and major cities imposed curfews as America began another night of unrest Saturday with angry demonstrators ignoring warnings from president Donald Trump...

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    COVID-19 cases crosses 6 million globally: AFP tally

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:56am on May 31, 2020

    More than six million cases of the novel coronavirus have been officially recorded worldwide, two third of them in Europe and the United States, according...

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    Clashes as protests over killing of black American sweep US

    Agence France-Presse . Minneapolis | Updated at 01:14am on May 31, 2020

    A thousand more National Guard soldiers were mobilised Saturday as violent protests over the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest in Minneapolis...

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    Journalist killed in Kabul bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 01:12am on May 31, 2020

    A roadside bomb killed a journalist and driver after struck a minivan carrying employees of a private Afghan television channel in Kabul on Saturday, killing...

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    UK, Germany, France regret latest US move on Iran

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:24pm on May 30, 2020

    Britain, France and Germany on Saturday strongly condemned a US decision to end sanctions waivers for companies from nations that remain in a nuclear accord...

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    Canada immigration sharply curtailed by virus: study

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal | Updated at 11:21pm on May 30, 2020

    Canada had hoped to welcome a record wave of immigrants in 2020 but will likely take in approximately half the previously expected number of people...

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    Trump strips Hong Kong privileges

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:19pm on May 30, 2020

    President Donald Trump said Friday he would strip several of Hong Kong’s special privileges with the United States and bar some Chinese students from US...

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    First post-lockdown flight departs Europe for China

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt am Main | Updated at 11:14pm on May 30, 2020

    A first charter flight carrying Europeans to China following weeks of lockdown departed Germany’s biggest hub Frankfurt late Friday, carrying around 200 workers and their...