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    'Apple Daily must fight on,' HK tabloid front page reads after owner arrest

  • Man shot outside White House, Trump evacuated mid press conference

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    Man shot outside White House, Trump evacuated mid press conference

  • Covid-19 infections stabilise in Australia's Victoria state

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    Covid-19 infections stabilise in Australia's Victoria state

  • Pompeo says after Lai arrest, unlikely that China will rethink HK stance

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    Pompeo says after Lai arrest, unlikely that China will rethink HK stance

  • Lebanese government quits amid fury over Beirut blast

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    Lebanese government quits amid fury over Beirut blast

  • US Covid-19 deaths drop for first time in four weeks

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    US Covid-19 deaths drop for first time in four weeks

  • Bloody clashes in Belarus as West condemns crackdown after election

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    Bloody clashes in Belarus as West condemns crackdown after election

  • Gas explosion destroys Baltimore homes, at leat one killed

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    Gas explosion destroys Baltimore homes, at leat one killed

  • US governors question cost of Trump virus aid plans, urge talks to continue

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    US governors question cost of Trump virus aid plans, urge talks to continue

  • Iran closes down newspaper after expert doubts official coronavirus tolls

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    Iran closes down newspaper after expert doubts official coronavirus tolls

  • Lebanon PM to announce government resignation soon, says minister

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    Lebanon PM to announce government resignation soon, says minister

  • Hong Kong police say arrest 10 in national security operation

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    Hong Kong police say arrest 10 in national security operation

  • CNBC: Mnuchin says White House, Congress could reach Covid-19 aid deal this week

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    CNBC: Mnuchin says White House, Congress could reach Covid-19 aid deal this week

  • Thai pro-democracy rally attracts thousands as discontent swells

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    Thai pro-democracy rally attracts thousands as discontent swells

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  • Tens of thousands in fresh anti-Kremlin protest

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    Tens of thousands in fresh anti-Kremlin protest

  • Japan's Abe to avoid visit to war-linked shrine

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    Japan's Abe to avoid visit to war-linked shrine

  • US Covid-19 cases top five million

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    US Covid-19 cases top five million

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  • EU urges respect for human rights and press freedom in Hong Kong

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    EU urges respect for human rights and press freedom in Hong Kong

    BRUSSELS, Aug 10 —The European Union urged respect for human rights and freedom of expression in Hong Kong on Monday, after the arrest of pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai....

  • China supports Hong Kong's arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai

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    China supports Hong Kong's arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai

    BEIJING, Aug 10 — China supports the arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai by Hong Kong police, state media said on Monday, stressing the need to "severely punish" those who collude...

  • Omeros reports full recovery from severe Covid-19 in six-patient study

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    Omeros reports full recovery from severe Covid-19 in six-patient study

    NEW YORK, Aug 10 — Drug developer Omeros Corp today reported positive results from a six-patient study of its investigational treatment for acute respiratory distress syndrome...

  • Vietnam reports six more coronavirus infections, two new deaths

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    Vietnam reports six more coronavirus infections, two new deaths

    HANOI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Vietnam’s health ministry reported six more coronavirus infections and two additional deaths on Monday, bringing the total number of cases in the...

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    Police charge man after apartment block fire left 11 dead

    PRAGUE, Aug 10 — Czech police today charged a man with murder after an apartment block fire killed 11 people, including three children, a state prosecutor told AFP. The suspect...

  • Lukashenko calls Belarus protesters ‘sheep’ under foreign control

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    Lukashenko calls Belarus protesters ‘sheep’ under foreign control

    MINSK, Aug 10 — Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Monday described opposition supporters who protested against a disputed vote that handed him a sixth term as...

  • Hamas fires rockets into sea in ‘message’ to Israel

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    Hamas fires rockets into sea in ‘message’ to Israel

    GAZA CITY, Aug 10 — The Gaza Strip’s rulers Hamas fired rockets into the sea today after repeated exchanges of fire with Israel in recent days, Palestinian security sources...

  • Brazil facing continued pressure in coronavirus fight, says WHO

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    Brazil facing continued pressure in coronavirus fight, says WHO

    GENEVA, Aug 10 — Indicators point to Brazil, which has the world’s second higest number of coronavirus infections, facing continued pressure on its healthcare system, the...

  • Hong Kong police could face torture case in UK court

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    Hong Kong police could face torture case in UK court

    LONDON, Aug 10 — Senior British officers in the Hong Kong police force could face legal action in the UK on torture charges after activists said today they planned to proceed...

  • Indonesia’s Mt. Sinabung blasts tower of smoke and ash into sky

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    Indonesia’s Mt. Sinabung blasts tower of smoke and ash into sky

    MEDAN, Aug 9 — Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupted today, belching a massive column of ash and smoke 5,000 metres (16,400 feet) into the air and plunging local communities into...

  • Poland’s PM wants special EU summit on Belarus

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    Poland’s PM wants special EU summit on Belarus

    WARSAW, Aug 10 —Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has called on the leaders of the European Commission and the European Council to hold a special European Union...

  • Indonesia reports 1,687 new coronavirus cases, 42 more deaths

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    Indonesia reports 1,687 new coronavirus cases, 42 more deaths

    JAKARTA, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Indonesia reported 1,687 new coronavirus cases today, bringing its total to 127,083, data from government’s Covid-19 task force showed. The Southeast...

  • China to sanction Rubio, Cruz, and others over US action on HK

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    China to sanction Rubio, Cruz, and others over US action on HK

    BEIJING, Aug 10 — China’s foreign ministry said it would apply sanctions against US officials including Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio starting today, in response to...

  • US's Azar says any US vaccine would be shared once US needs met

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    US's Azar says any US vaccine would be shared once US needs met

    TAIPEI, Aug 10 — US Health Secretary Alex Azar said today that any US vaccine or treatment for Covid-19 would be shared fairly with the rest of the world, once the US need has...

  • Hong Kong reports 69 new coronavirus cases as local transmissions stay high

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    Hong Kong reports 69 new coronavirus cases as local transmissions stay high

    HONG KONG, Aug 10 — Hong Kong reported 69 new coronavirus cases today, of which 67 were locally transmitted, as authorities battled to contain a resurgence of the virus over the...

  • Three new mutated Covid-19 strains detected in South Korea, says KCDC

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    Three new mutated Covid-19 strains detected in South Korea, says KCDC

    SEOUL, Aug 10 — South Korea’s public health authorities said today they have found three new mutated genome sequences of the novel coronavirus among imported cases,...

  • Indonesia volcano spews huge ash cloud in second eruption in three days

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    Indonesia volcano spews huge ash cloud in second eruption in three days

    JAKARTA, Aug 10 — An Indonesian volcano spewed a giant ash cloud 5 km into the sky today in its second eruption in three days, emitting a thunderous noise and turning the sky...

  • Jimmy Lai: The Hong Kong media tycoon that China loathes

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    Jimmy Lai: The Hong Kong media tycoon that China loathes

    HONG KONG, Aug 10 — A rags-to-riches millionaire, media tycoon Jimmy Lai is a self-styled “troublemaker” who has been a thorn in Beijing’s side for decades thanks to his...

  • ‘Night fell’: Hong Kong’s first month under China security law

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    ‘Night fell’: Hong Kong’s first month under China security law

    HONG KONG, Aug 10 — Teenager Tony Chung said he was walking outside a shopping mall when police officers from Hong Kong’s new national security unit swooped, bundled him into...