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 2020-07-06 04:21 

Washington Post

US diplomat in Hong Kong says security law use a 'tragedy'...

The top American diplomat in Hong Kong says it's a "tragedy" to use the semi-autonomous Chinese territory's new national security law to chip away at "fundamental freedoms" in the Asian financial hub and create an "atmosphere o...

 2020-07-06 04:12 

Reuters Africa

South Korea court rejects U.S. extradition request for child porn network operator...

A South Korean court on Monday refused an extradition request by U.S. law enforcement authorities for a man convicted of running a South Korea-based dark web child pornography site that sold videos for digital cash around the world....

 2020-07-06 04:06 

NBC News

8-year old girl fatally shot near Rayshard Brooks' memorial site; Atlanta mayor tells protesters to 'clear out'...

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told protesters on Sunday to "clear out" of an area where Rayshard Brooks was killed by police last month after an 8-year-old girl was gunned down over the weekend....

 2020-07-06 04:01 

Washington Post

Asia Today: Australian state's cases spike, borders to shut...

The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases as authorities prepare to close its border with New South Wales...

 2020-07-06 04:01 

Washington Post

Low-cost airline HK Express resuming flights in August...

Hong Kong low-cost airline HK Express, part of the Cathay Pacific Group, says it will gradually resume flights on Aug. 2 as Asian governments ease coronavirus-related travel restrictions...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Bachar Houli puts family first as he opts out of Richmond's Queensland AFL hub...

Bachar Houli confirms he will miss Richmond's next five AFL matches for family reasons, as the reigning premiers leave Victoria and head north for a lengthy road trip....

 2020-07-06 04:00 

China.org.cn

HKSAR chief executive, major gov't officials pledge to take on responsibility for safeguarding national security in Hong Kong...

The enactment of the law on safeguarding national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is a historic step for improving Hong Kong's legal system and the "one country, two systems" principle, HKSAR chief executive and...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

China.org.cn

Huawei says it remains 'open to discussions' with UK government...

Chinese technology firm Huawei said Sunday that it remains "open to discussions" with the British government and is working closely with its customers to find ways of managing the proposed U.S. restrictions so Britain can maintain its current lead...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

China.org.cn

Drama aplenty as Bottas wins F1 Austrian GP...

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas won the first race of the delayed 2020 Formula 1 season, taking victory in an epic Austrian Grand Prix from Ferrari's Charles Leclerc, after Bottas' teammate Lewis Hamilton was penalised for a late-race collision with...

 2020-07-06 04:00 

China.org.cn

CFA plans weekly COVID-19 test for teams after CSL starts...
 2020-07-06 04:00 

China.org.cn

Real Madrid inch closer to title with win over Bilbao...

Real Madrid moved another step closer to the La Liga title on Sunday when a second half Sergio Ramos penalty gave them a 1-0 win away to Athletic Club Bilbao....

 2020-07-06 04:00 

China.org.cn

China sets up language cooperation center...

China's Ministry of Education has set up a center to run Chinese language teaching programs, in a bid to deepen the language education exchanges and cooperation between China and other countries....

 2020-07-06 04:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese regions raise flood response levels...

Several Chinese regions on Sunday raised the flooding response levels as heavy rains continue and water levels in local rivers and lakes keep rising....

 2020-07-06 03:59 

AP

Asia Today: Australian state's cases spike, borders to shut...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases on Monday as authorities prepare to close its border......

 2020-07-06 03:56 

Washington Post

Bucking China pressure, Taiwan, Somaliland establish ties...

Taiwan has scored a rare diplomatic victory in establishing relations with the independent region of Somaliland...

 2020-07-06 03:53 

AP

Bucking China pressure, Taiwan, Somaliland establish ties...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has scored a rare diplomatic victory in establishing relations with the independent region of Somaliland.Intense pressure from China has reduced self-governing,......

 2020-07-06 03:43 

AP

Thais bid addio to theater where they fell in love with film...

BANGKOK (AP) — If Hollywood is where dreams are made, Bangkok's Scala theater for the past 51 years was where Thais immersed themselves in the old-fashioned blockbusters of war, the heart-felt......

 2020-07-06 03:37 

Reuters

[ World ]

Fujitsu to halve office space in three years citing 'new normal'...

Japan's Fujitsu Ltd said on Monday it would halve its office space in three years as it rewrites the way employees work under a...

 2020-07-06 03:35 

Reuters Africa

Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras...

The Dalai Lama made a bid for music chart stardom on Monday, his 85th birthday, with the release of an album of mantras and teachings....

 2020-07-06 03:34 

dpa

Peru president to call referendum on parliamentary immunity...

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 2020-07-06 03:34 

dpa

Klinsmann recalls 'extreme hunger' 30 years on from World Cup triumph...

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 2020-07-06 03:33 

Reuters

[ World ]

Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 219 to 196,554: RKI...

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 219 to 196,554, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Monday....

 2020-07-06 03:30 

USA Today

In Northern Ireland, Brexit renews discussions on sovereignty and identity around an unclear border...

In Northern Ireland, Brexit is once again raising difficult questions of identity: Catholic vs. Protestant, Irish vs. British, nationalist vs. unionist....

 2020-07-06 03:26 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

The border between NSW and Victoria is closing. Here's what you need to know...

The NSW-Victoria border is shutting from midnight tomorrow, and getting through will depend on what you do and where you live — this is what you need to know about the blockade....

 2020-07-06 03:26 

Deutsche Welle

Coronavirus: German military training sniffer dogs...

Sniffer dogs can detect explosives and drugs, but can they also detect COVID-19? The German military and a veterinary university foundation are working with various breeds of sniffer dogs to find out....

 2020-07-06 03:24 

Al Jazeera

Italy clears rescue ship to bring 180 migrants to Sicily...

Ocean Viking allowed to dock in Sicily on Monday after being stranded at sea with 180 people rescued in late June....

 2020-07-06 03:17 

Reuters Africa

Nearly 40 feared dead as torrential rains hit southwest Japan...

Nearly 40 people were feared dead as torrential rains continued to hit Japan...

 2020-07-06 03:05 

CBC

China issues bubonic plague warning for Inner Mongolia city...

Authorities in a city in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia issued a warning on Sunday, one day after a hospital reported a case of suspected bubonic plague....

 2020-07-06 02:55 

NBC News

Two killed in plane collision over Lake Coeur d'Alene in Idaho...

Two people died in a plane crash Sunday over Lake Coeur d' Alene Sunday, the Kootenai County Sheriff' s Office said....

 2020-07-06 02:34 

Sydney Morning Herald

Zuckerberg agrees to meet with civil rights groups...

Organisers of a massive advertising boycott will have face-to-face discussions with the Facebook CEO on Tuesday after years of lobbying for change....

 2020-07-06 02:32 

Reuters

[ World ]

Australia closes state border for first time in 100 years to halt coronavirus...

The border between Australia's two most populous states will close from Tuesday for an indefinite period, Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said on Monday, following an outbreak of the coronavirus in his state....

 2020-07-06 02:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Saudi Arabia announces haj health measures for domestic pilgrims...

Saudi Arabia announced health protocols to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in the 2020 haj season, banning gatherings and meetings between pilgrims, the state news agency said on Monday....

 2020-07-06 02:20 

Reuters Africa

Australia closes state border for first time in 100 years to halt coronavirus...

The border between Australia...

 2020-07-06 02:19 

Al Jazeera

Croatia's ruling conservatives win parliamentary vote...

Right-wing parties dominate polls held amid fears of coronavirus outbreak that capped turnout at record low 46 percent....

 2020-07-06 02:19 

Reuters Africa

Saudi Arabia announces haj health measures for domestic pilgrims...

Saudi Arabia announced health protocols to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in the 2020 haj season, banning gatherings and meetings between pilgrims, the state news agency said on Monday....

 2020-07-06 02:17 

Washington Post

At least 2 dead, 7 missing in boat capsizing in Indonesia...

An overloaded fishing boat carrying 28 people has capsized in eastern Indonesia...

 2020-07-06 01:56 

Reuters Africa

Mexican military finds plane in flames and truck carrying drugs...

Mexican military officials said on Sunday they discovered a small plane from South America in flames after it made an illegal landing on the Yucatan Peninsula possibly carrying hundreds of kilos of drugs....

 2020-07-06 01:51 

Reuters

[ World ]

Virgin Australia bondholders seek permission to put forward sale alternative...

Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd bondholders have applied to the Takeovers Panel for approval to allow them to make an alternative proposal to creditors for the sale of the airline to private equity group Bain Capital, the panel said on Monday....

 2020-07-06 01:46 

NBC News

Broadaway actor Nick Cordero dies after battle with coronavirus...

Broadway actor Nick Cordero died Sunday morning after contracting coronavirus and spending weeks in an intensive care unit, his wife said....

 2020-07-06 01:46 

Al Jazeera

Coronavirus threatens to overwhelm Texas hospitals: Live updates...

Officials in one of US states worst hit by resurgent virus say relentless rise in cases is pushing hospitals to brink....

 2020-07-06 01:45 

Deutsche Welle

Germany to overhaul regulator after Wirecard scandal...

Germany's finance minister wants to beef up the nation's financial regulator in the wake of the Wirecard scandal. The finance watchdog admitted its ineffectiveness in preventing the auditing disaster....

 2020-07-06 01:35 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Physically impossible' to enforce social distancing as British pubs reopen...

Police say it's 'crystal clear' drunk people cannot adhere to social distancing rules....

 2020-07-06 01:32 

dpa

Trump announces another campaign rally despite pandemic...

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 2020-07-06 01:06 

Reuters Africa

Explainer: Why one party dominates Singapore politics...

Singaporeans are expected to return the People...

 2020-07-06 00:42 

Washington Post

Virus fear prompts Mexican town to block road from US border...

Residents of the town of Sonoyta, across from Lukeville Arizona, briefly blocked the main road leading south from the U.S. border over fears of coronavirus outbreaks...

 2020-07-06 00:36 

Reuters

[ World ]

Mexico reports 4,683 new coronavirus cases, total now 256,848...

Mexican health authorities reported 4,683 confirmed new infections of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, pushing its tally to a total of 256,848, and 273 more deaths to a total of 30,639....

 2020-07-06 00:32 

dpa

Koike wins clear victory in Tokyo governor’s race amid virus spike...

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 2020-07-06 00:32 

dpa

Red Bull, Vettel and even Hamilton licking wounds after F1 opener...

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 2020-07-06 00:31 

CBS News

[ World ]

From deportee to rising soccer star: Salvadoran immigrant deported by U.S. triumphs away from home...

After living in the U.S. for nearly a decade, Lizandro and his brother were sent to El Salvador in 2017. He's now playing professional soccer thousands of miles away from his family....

 2020-07-06 00:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Back to work? Not without a check-in app, immunity passport...

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - To go anywhere in Singapore these days, Joni Sng needs mobile phone apps and other technologies: a QR code to enter shops, a digital map to see how crowded a mall or park is, and a tracker to show if she was near som...

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