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    Ronaldo breaks goalscoring record in Portugal win

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 12:16am on June 16, 2021

    Cristiano Ronaldo netted a double to become the European Championship's all-time leading scorer as Portugal struck three times late on to beat a stubborn Hungary...

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    US restaurants struggle with surge of diners: survey

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on June 16, 2021

    Americans are dining out in record numbers as pandemic restrictions lift, with restaurants struggling to keep up with demand amid a labour shortage, data released...

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    Emirates airline posts first annual loss in over 30yrs

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 11:56pm on June 15, 2021

    Dubai-based Emirates airline on Tuesday posted a $5.5 billion annual loss, its first in more than three decades, after the coronavirus pandemic devastated the aviation...

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    US tops 6,00,000 Covid deaths: Johns Hopkins

    Agence France-Presse . Washington, United States | Updated at 11:19pm on June 15, 2021

    The United States' death toll from the Covid-19 pandemic surpassed 600,000 on Tuesday, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University, with president Joe Biden mourning...

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    Billionaire admits cheating to beat chess champ of India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi, India | Updated at 11:05pm on June 15, 2021

    A young Indian billionaire has admitted to cheating in a shock win over five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand, saying it was for ‘fun and...

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    Hungary passes law banning 'promotion' of homosexuality to minors

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest, Hungary | Updated at 10:57pm on June 15, 2021

    Hungary's parliament on Tuesday passed a law banning the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality to minors in what critics have slammed as a crackdown on LGBTQ rights....

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    Silenced musicians see Turkey playing politics with Covid ban

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 10:41pm on June 15, 2021

    Turkish pop singer Seref Erdeniz had run out of options by the time he sold his guitar to pay the bills in the second year...

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    French man accuses Netflix of racism over Islamist slur

    Agence France-Presse . Nice | Updated at 10:38pm on June 15, 2021

    A French man of North African origin has accused Netflix of racial discrimination for labelling him a radical Islamist in an action movie for which...

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    NATO accused of exaggerating ‘China threat theory’

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:29pm on June 15, 2021

    Beijing on Tuesday accused NATO of exaggerating the threat from China and ‘creating confrontation’, after a vow from the Western allies to work together to...

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    Far-right Jerusalem march tests new Israeli govt

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:28pm on June 15, 2021

    Police blocked roads in Jerusalem on Tuesday as Jewish ultranationalists prepared to march through the city’s annexed east, inflaming tensions amid a fragile Gaza ceasefire...