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    Virus ravages UK, Singapore economies

    Agence France-Presse . Bangalore | Updated at 12:41am on July 15, 2020

    India’s IT hub Bangalore goes into a new week-long lockdown later Tuesday as the number of coronavirus cases surges, while economic data from Singapore to...

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    21 migrants rescued in Channel trying to reach UK

    Agence France-Presse . Lille, France | Updated at 11:41pm on July 12, 2020

    French rescue services rescued 21 migrants in three operations Saturday after their bids to reach Britain floundered in the Channel, officials said. Channel crossing attempts...

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    UK pledges $890m to prepare borders after Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:41pm on July 12, 2020

    Britain on Sunday pledged £705 million ($890 million, 788 million euros) to prepare its borders for cutting ties with the European Union on December 31,...

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    US under siege as pandemic grows

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 12:42am on July 04, 2020

    The United States posted a record 53,000 new coronavirus cases as the deadly pandemic accelerated across the Americas, but its slowdown in Europe led Britain...

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    China, UK clash over fate of Hong Kongers

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:33am on July 03, 2020

    China promised Thursday to take countermeasures against Britain if it presses ahead with plans to extend citizenship rights to Hong Kongers after Beijing imposed a...

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    Three killed in Britain stabbing rampage

    Agence France-Presse . Reading, United Kingdom | Updated at 10:50am on June 21, 2020

    Three people were killed and three seriously injured when an assailant went on a stabbing rampage in a park filled with people relaxing in the...

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    Britain starts mandatory self-quarantine for arrivals

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:08am on June 09, 2020

    Britain introduced a two-week quarantine on Monday for most people arriving from abroad to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus, sparking condemnation from...

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    Interfering in Hong Kong will backfire, China warns Britain

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:16pm on June 03, 2020

    China warned Britain on Wednesday that interfering in Hong Kong will backfire, after the former colonial power vowed to give sanctuary to locals who may...

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    Latin America virus cases top one million

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 12:28am on June 02, 2020

    Confirmed coronavirus cases in Latin America have surged past one million, while hard-hit Britain and Russia eased lockdowns Monday, despite not having their outbreaks fully...

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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...