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 2020-07-10 01:06 

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Live: Mexico, South Africa post record rise in coronavirus cases...

Highest single-day jump in infections in Mexico and South Africa as Jair Bolsonaro again urges reopening for Brazil....

 2020-07-09 22:40 

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Removed US prosecutor says Trump official pressed him to resign...

US attorney in New York had been investigating lawyer Rudy Giuliani and associates in an alleged campaign scheme....

 2020-07-09 21:57 

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New York report finds 25 wrongful convictions, most Black men...

First-time US district attorney report shows poor police, legal practices cost 25 men 426 combined years in prison....

 2020-07-09 21:18 

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US Supreme Court rulings open path to President Trump's finances...

Court opinions reject the argument that president has immunity from prosecution, but unclear if finances released soon....

 2020-07-09 21:03 

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Pentagon chief: US should take 'hard look' at Confederate symbols...

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff calls for 'rational, mature discussion' about bases named for Civil War icons....

 2020-07-09 20:30 

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Violence at demonstrations against new protest law in Greece...

Over 10,000 protest peacefully but group of several dozen youth throw petrol bombs at police who respond with tear gas....

 2020-07-09 20:28 

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Serbia bans mass gatherings after virus lockdown protests...

Protests erupted in the country over the return of a weekend curfew to combat a second wave of coronavirus infections....

 2020-07-09 20:02 

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US COVID-19 cases and deaths increase, dimming economic recovery...

More than 60,000 new coronavirus infections reported in US - the highest single-day tally of cases by any country....

 2020-07-09 19:35 

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US congressional committee moves to restore aid to Palestinians...

The $66bn spending bill would also maintain US funding for the World Health Organization through 2021....

 2020-07-09 19:05 

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Attack on prominent Lebanese activist raises concerns...

Assault on the independent politician in broad daylight triggers fears of a clampdown on free speech....

 2020-07-09 18:52 

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Al Jazeera rejects Malaysian officials' claims over documentary...

Network calls on Malaysian authorities 'to respect media freedom and desist from treating its journalists as criminals'....

 2020-07-09 18:44 

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Who will end hunger in areas hit by the coronavirus?...

Oxfam has warned millions of people could face starvation as COVID-19 takes its toll globally....

 2020-07-09 18:38 

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Chile's once robust economy devastated by COVID-19...

About 2.5 million people are out of work in the Latin American country and many are going hungry amid the crisis....

 2020-07-09 18:21 

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Biden-Sanders 'unity' recommendations: Six key takeaways...

The advisory groups formed by Biden and his former rival are aimed at shoring up the progressive vote....

 2020-07-09 18:09 

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Saudi-led coalition in Yemen says explosive-laden boats destroyed...

Coalition says two boats belonged to the Houthis and were threatening navigation, according to Saudi's SPA news agency....

 2020-07-09 17:17 

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Why public will not see Trump's financial records anytime soon...

Decisions handed down by the US Supreme Court on Thursday will keep Trump's tax returns out of the public eye for now....

 2020-07-09 16:59 

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Sudan PM Abdalla Hamdok replaces ministers in sweeping reshuffle...

The reshuffle follows protests urging faster reforms and greater civilian rule in Sudan's transition towards democracy....

 2020-07-09 16:12 

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Supreme Court rules much of Eastern Oklahoma is tribal land...

Landmark case upholds claim by Muscogee Nation the territory, now home to 1.8 million people, is Native American land....

 2020-07-09 16:05 

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WHO sets up panel to review handling of COVID-19 pandemic...

The announcement follows strong criticism by the US, which accused the UN health agency of being 'China-centric'....

 2020-07-09 15:55 

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Police find body of missing Seoul mayor Park Won-soon...

Park Won-soon went missing after leaving a voicemail that his daughter described as sounding like a will....

 2020-07-09 15:40 

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Malawi president under fire for family appointments to cabinet...

New 31-member cabinet includes six figures who are related to each other, although not to the president....

 2020-07-09 14:55 

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Japan moves to close iconic Mount Fuji to hikers over COVID-19...

The volcano normally attracts crowds of visitors every summer, including many who believe it holds special religious significance....

 2020-07-09 14:49 

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Attack on prominent Lebanese activist raises concerns...

Assault on the independent politician in broad daylight triggers fears of a clampdown on free speech....

 2020-07-09 14:47 

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US Supreme Court rules Trump must turn over financial records...

The US Supreme Court ruled that a New York prosecutor can have access to Trump's tax records, Congress can not....

 2020-07-09 14:11 

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Instagram apologises to supermodel Bella Hadid over removed post...

The 23-year-old earlier this week posted an image of her father's passport listing his birthplace as Palestine....

 2020-07-09 13:02 

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DRC police break up protests as political tensions rise...

Rallies triggered by National Assembly decision to appoint Ronsard Malonda as chairman of electoral commission....

 2020-07-09 12:58 

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Australia steps up Hong Kong action in wake of China security law...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison suspends extradition pact with territory and extends visas for Hong Kong people already in Australia....

 2020-07-09 12:47 

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Japan set for more heavy rain amid flood disaster...

Floods and landslides have killed 59 people in Japan since Saturday as soldiers, police and rescue workers strive to reach stranded people....

 2020-07-09 12:43 

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Seoul mayor reported missing, massive search operation under way...

Police officers search for Park Won-soon at northern Seoul district where his phone signal was last detected....

 2020-07-09 12:25 

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The battle of the statues: rewriting world history...

The statues that were erected to claim the public spaces around them for white people only are finally coming down....

 2020-07-09 12:08 

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Ireland's Mother and Baby Scandal...

We investigate disturbing allegations about the fate of thousands of babies born to unmarried mothers in Ireland....

 2020-07-09 11:55 

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Assassination of Iraq security analyst to 'silence' free voices...

Activists, journalists fear being targeted in 'darker' phase ahead after well-connected Hisham al-Hashemi killed....

 2020-07-09 11:45 

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Italy seizes German-flagged migrant rescue boat over safety rules...

Italy's coastguard says Sea-Watch 3 violated safety rules and it must fix the irregularities before resuming operations...

 2020-07-09 11:32 

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Greenpeace activists scale Notre Dame crane to rally for climate...

Climate activists accuse France and its president of not doing enough to fight climate change....

 2020-07-09 11:24 

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Africa must adopt 'aggressive approach' against COVID-19...

As cases increase by 24 percent in a week, top health official urges countries to increase testing and mask use....

 2020-07-09 11:14 

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Pulling the plug on pipelines: Environmental wins against big oil...

Activists enjoy two major victories against the fossil fuel industry. Plus, caterpillar hats and marauding macaques....

 2020-07-09 11:11 

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How the world wars of the 21st century may begin...

The COVID-19 pandemic could be the first spark in a deadly clash between humanity and nature....

 2020-07-09 11:01 

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Divisions in Iraqi forces over crackdown on Iran-backed group...

Al Jazeera gains exclusive access to base of Kataib Hezbollah, which has been accused of attacking US forces in Iraq and raided by Baghdad government....

 2020-07-09 10:55 

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UK pandemic handling revives calls for independence in Scotland...

Growing backing for Scotland's leader and disapproval of Brexit are driving renewed support for independence from the UK....

 2020-07-09 10:34 

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US election campaigns: Biden stays online, Trump plans rallies...

Joe Biden is ahead in the polls for the US president, but we look at his potential pitfalls against Donald Trump....

 2020-07-09 09:59 

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Move Rohingya from flood-prone island: HRW urges Bangladesh...

Rights group accuses authorities of using pandemic to detain refugees after 300 of them kept on Bhashan Char island....

 2020-07-09 09:46 

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Nigerian domestic flights resume amid pandemic...

Airports in the capital, Abuja, and the commercial hub, Lagos, have reopened after three months of coronavirus restrictions....

 2020-07-09 09:28 

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Peru's president calls general election for April 2021...

Vizcarra stressed the presidential term could not be extended by 'political crises, the pandemic or other factors'....

 2020-07-09 09:15 

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US to conduct military training with Cyprus, upsetting Turkey...

Ankara criticises announcement that the State Department will fund military training for the Republic of Cyprus....

 2020-07-09 09:09 

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Bolsonaro taking dubious drug after testing positive for COVID-19...

Brazilian president continues to tout hydroxychloroquine as treatment despite studies finding it ineffective....

 2020-07-09 09:03 

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Serbia: Protests against lockdown continue for second night...

More protests in Serbia's capital over the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-09 08:49 

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Russia arrests governor on suspicion of ordering murders...

Sergey Furgal is considered the 'organiser of an attempted murder and the murder of a number of businesspeople'....

 2020-07-09 08:36 

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UK announces $37bn budget to revive economy...

It is aimed at saving jobs and pumping new life into an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-09 08:23 

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Indian gangster accused of killing policemen arrested from temple...

Vikas Dubey was arrested in Ujjain city a week after his aides killed eight police officers in Uttar Pradesh state....

 2020-07-09 08:17 

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Will the coronavirus change higher education forever?...

As COVID-19 forces more schools to forgo traditional face-to-face learning, we look at how universities are adapting....

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