India PM Modi shuts Weibo account amid border tensions with China

Al Jazeera - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 09:38
Narendra Modi deletes account on Chinese social media platform as tensions with China simmer over border clash.
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Photo of toddler sitting on his grandfather's body angers Kashmir

Al Jazeera - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 09:21
Viral picture of the three-year-old has sparked outrage with family accusing armed forces of killing the victim.
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In Pictures: Moroccans swim, sing, reconnect as lockdown lifts

Al Jazeera - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 09:02
Moroccans welcomed the end of more than three moths of virus lockdown.
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Myanmar jade mine landslide kills more than 100

BBC News - World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 09:02
Heavy rain triggers a wave of mud, engulfing workers at the site in Kachin state, officials say.
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Wanchalearm Satsaksit: The Thai satirist abducted in broad daylight

BBC News - World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 08:57
Thai activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit has become the latest exiled government critic to be abducted.
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Hagia Sophia: Turkey delays decision on turning site into mosque

BBC News - World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 08:54
Turkey's Council of State will announce if the iconic site can revert into a mosque within 15 days.
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Russians clear way for Putin to extend his rule until 2036

Al Jazeera - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 08:53
Final results of the referendum on constitutional changes show a landslide victory for Russia's president.
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Indian policemen arrested over custodial deaths of father and son

Al Jazeera - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 08:52
Police in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu state had picked up the duo for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules.
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Coronavirus: In change of tone, Trump says he's 'all for masks'

Al Jazeera - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 08:47
After long opposing wearing a face mask, US president says he has no problem with it but federal mandate not needed.
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Project Force: Could the world survive a nuclear winter?

Al Jazeera - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 08:42
The consequences of a nuclear war would extend far beyond the blast itself, killing millions of people across the globe.
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The difference between 'not racist' and 'anti-racist'

Al Jazeera - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 07:32
Leading US academic Ibram X Kendi argues there is no in-between: Either you are racist, or actively anti-racist.
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'Why is Trump calling Black Lives Matter a symbol of hate?'

BBC News - World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 07:21
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany defends Trump's comments on the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Judge gives go-ahead to tell-all book by Trump's niece

BBC News - World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 05:22
A New York court ruled the book's publisher can release the president's niece's family memoir.
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Myanmar sets November 8 date for general election

Al Jazeera - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 05:16
The nationwide vote is seen as a test for Aung San Suu Kyi and her party National League for Democracy.
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Xinjiang: US seizes 'forced labour' Chinese hair imports

BBC News - World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 05:16
The products came from Xinjiang - where a million Muslims have been detained for "re-education".
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Delhi opens makeshift 10,000-bed hospital amid coronavirus surge

Al Jazeera - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 04:58
The city of 25 million has emerged as India's biggest COVID-19 hotspot with 2,742 deaths and 87,000 cases.
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Gunmen kill 24 people in attack on Mexican drug rehab centre

Al Jazeera - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 04:23
Attack in Guanajuato is one of the worst mass slayings since President Lopez Obrador took office in December 2018.
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Coronavirus: 'I'm all for masks,' says Trump in change of tone

BBC News - World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 03:07
The president shifts course after his fellow Republicans urge Americans to wear face coverings.
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Why Texas is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases

BBC News - World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 02:08
In the past week, the state has seen upwards of 6,000 new cases every day and hospitals are reaching capacity.
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'My sister is a human being, and I want justice'

BBC News - World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 01:59
The family of missing US soldier Vanessa Guillen demand answers as a suspect takes his own life.
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