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  • Moscow records pandemic high for Covid cases for second day running

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    Moscow records pandemic high for Covid cases for second day running

  • Putin promises Russians billions in spending ahead of polls

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    Putin promises Russians billions in spending ahead of polls

  • Queen attends Royal Ascot for first time since Philip’s death

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    Queen attends Royal Ascot for first time since Philip’s death

  • Indonesia to get Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine from August

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    Indonesia to get Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine from August

  • US tripes vaccines for Taiwan with 2.5 million-dose shipment

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    US tripes vaccines for Taiwan with 2.5 million-dose shipment

  • Pope puts Robert Schuman, a father of Europe, on sainthood path

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    Pope puts Robert Schuman, a father of Europe, on sainthood path

  • India ask states to ‘carefully calibrate’ lockdown easing

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    India ask states to ‘carefully calibrate’ lockdown easing

  • South China airport cancels flights after Covid case

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    South China airport cancels flights after Covid case

  • Ultraconservative Raisi elected Iran president as rivals concede

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    Ultraconservative Raisi elected Iran president as rivals concede

  • Cambodia reports 20 deaths from Covid-19, record for single day

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    Cambodia reports 20 deaths from Covid-19, record for single day

  • Australian police arrest man over alleged Islamic State membership

    9 hours ago

    Australian police arrest man over alleged Islamic State membership

  • Apple Daily editor, CEO denied bail in Hong Kong

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    Apple Daily editor, CEO denied bail in Hong Kong

  • Shenzhen airport tightens Covid-19 measures as China logs 30 new cases

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    Shenzhen airport tightens Covid-19 measures as China logs 30 new cases

  • BioNTech Covid-19 shots have stronger antibody response than Sinovac, Hong Kong study shows

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    BioNTech Covid-19 shots have stronger antibody response than Sinovac, Hong Kong study shows

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  • Israel’s Netanyahu ousted

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    Israel’s Netanyahu ousted

  • Macron says we love sausage, but time to end row with Britain

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    Macron says we love sausage, but time to end row with Britain

  • Biden agrees that US-Russia relations at an all-time low

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    Biden agrees that US-Russia relations at an all-time low

  • G7 calls on China to respect rights in Xinjiang and Hong Kong

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    G7 calls on China to respect rights in Xinjiang and Hong Kong

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  • Flower protests in Myanmar for Suu Kyi's 76th birthday

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    Flower protests in Myanmar for Suu Kyi's 76th birthday

    YANGON, June 19 ― Supporters of Myanmar's detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi wore flowers in their hair and paraded with them at street demonstrations today as she marked her 76th...

  • Australia's largest state records two new local Covid-19 cases

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    Australia's largest state records two new local Covid-19 cases

    MELBOURNE, June 19 ― Australia's largest state New South Wales (NSW) recorded two locally acquired coronavirus cases today, as concerns grow over the further spread of...

  • Palestinians cancel deal to trade Covid-19 vaccine doses with Israel

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    Palestinians cancel deal to trade Covid-19 vaccine doses with Israel

    RAMALLAH (Palestine), June 19 ― The Palestinian Authority said yesterday it cancelled a swap deal that would have seen Israel provide it with one million Covid-19 jabs, as the...

  • 'Apocalyptic' heat wave scorches US Southwest again

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    'Apocalyptic' heat wave scorches US Southwest again

    LOS ANGELES, June 19 ― An extreme heat wave that has already shattered temperature records across the US Southwest threatened yesterday to push power systems to the brink of...

  • Crowds gather for hearing of two Apple Daily executives on national security charge

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    Crowds gather for hearing of two Apple Daily executives on national security charge

    HONG KONG, June 19 ― Crowds gathered outside a Hong Kong court early today ahead of a hearing for two executives of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily charged under the city's...

  • Argentine lab makes first half million doses of Russian Covid-19 vaccine

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    Argentine lab makes first half million doses of Russian Covid-19 vaccine

    BUENOS AIRES, June 19 ― Argentine laboratory Richmond said yesterday that it had produced almost half a million doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus,...

  • N.Korea's Kim tightens ruling party discipline, appoints new politburo members

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    N.Korea's Kim tightens ruling party discipline, appoints new politburo members

    SEOUL, June 19 ― North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reinforced the ruling Workers' Party discipline and appointed new members of its powerful politburo, state media KCNA...

  • Pentagon: US cutting forces, missile batteries in Middle East

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    Pentagon: US cutting forces, missile batteries in Middle East

    WASHINGTON, June 19 ― The Pentagon said yesterday it was cutting the number of troops and air defense units deployed to the Middle East, confirming a Wall Street Journal report...

  • United Nations calls for halt of weapons to Myanmar

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    United Nations calls for halt of weapons to Myanmar

    NEW YORK, June 19 ― The United Nations General Assembly yesterday called for a stop to the flow of arms to Myanmar and urged the military to respect November election results...

  • Biden, Harris urge Covid-19 vaccinations as US looks likely to miss July 4 target

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    Biden, Harris urge Covid-19 vaccinations as US looks likely to miss July 4 target

    WASHINGTON, June 19 ― President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris yesterday urged Americans to get Covid-19 shots, as the country looks likely to miss the White House's...

  • Judge under US sanctions set to take over Iran presidency

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    Judge under US sanctions set to take over Iran presidency

    DUBAI, June 19 ― Millions of Iranians voted yesterday in a contest set to hand the presidency to a hardline judge who is subject to US sanctions, though anger over economic...

  • HRW urges Egypt to commute death penalties for Brotherhood members

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    HRW urges Egypt to commute death penalties for Brotherhood members

    CAIRO, June 19 ― Human Rights Watch yesterday called on Egypt to commute death sentences against 12 Muslim Brotherhood members, saying their trial had been a “mockery of...

  • Kremlin blames vaccine hesitancy as Delta variant drives Moscow surge

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    Kremlin blames vaccine hesitancy as Delta variant drives Moscow surge

    MOSCOW, June 18 — The Kremlin today blamed a surge in Covid-19 cases on reluctance to have vaccinations and “nihilism” after a record 9,056 new infections in Moscow, mostly...

  • UK Conservatives lose safe seat in major upset

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    UK Conservatives lose safe seat in major upset

    LONDON, June 18 — Britain’s ruling Conservative party suffered a major upset in a by-election result announced today, losing a safe seat it had held for nearly 50 years. Prime...

  • Italy re-imposes quarantine on arrivals from Britain

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    Italy re-imposes quarantine on arrivals from Britain

    ROME, June 18 — Italy is reintroducing a five-day quarantine on arrivals from Britain after a spike in coronavirus cases there, Health Minister Roberto Speranza announced today....

  • In political gamble, Spain’s PM readies pardons for jailed Catalan separatists

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    In political gamble, Spain’s PM readies pardons for jailed Catalan separatists

    MADRID, June 18 — Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is poised to pardon the jailed leaders of Catalonia’s failed 2017 independence bid, betting the time has come for a...

  • Life sentence sought for ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero

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    Life sentence sought for ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero

    KIGALI (Rwanda), June 18 — Prosecutors in Rwanda yesterday sought a life sentence for “Hotel Rwanda” hero and government critic Paul Rusesabagina, who is charged with...

  • S.Korea to mix-and-match Covid-19 vaccine doses for 760,000 people

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    S.Korea to mix-and-match Covid-19 vaccine doses for 760,000 people

    SEOUL, June 18 ― Some 760,000 South Koreans who have received a first dose of AstraZeneca Plc's Covid-19 vaccine will be offered Pfizer Inc's vaccine as a second shot due to...

  • UK PM Johnson suffers embarrassing by-election defeat

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    UK PM Johnson suffers embarrassing by-election defeat

    LONDON, June 18 ― British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered an embarrassing defeat when his Conservative Party lost a parliamentary by-election on the outskirts of London,...