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  • US Navy says seizes huge weapons cache in Arabian Sea

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    US Navy says seizes huge weapons cache in Arabian Sea

  • Macron’s climate referendum in doubt ahead of upper house vote

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    Macron’s climate referendum in doubt ahead of upper house vote

  • Putin on WWII Victory Day says will ‘firmly’ defend Russian interests

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    Putin on WWII Victory Day says will ‘firmly’ defend Russian interests

  • Russia reports 8,419 new Covid-19 cases, 334 deaths

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    Russia reports 8,419 new Covid-19 cases, 334 deaths

  • Ethiopian Orthodox Church head says genocide is taking place in Tigray

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    Ethiopian Orthodox Church head says genocide is taking place in Tigray

  • India’s daily Covid-19 deaths near record, calls for nationwide lockdown mount

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    India’s daily Covid-19 deaths near record, calls for nationwide lockdown mount

  • Death toll rises to 50 from blasts near Afghan girls’ school

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    Death toll rises to 50 from blasts near Afghan girls’ school

  • Spain ends Covid state of emergency

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    Spain ends Covid state of emergency

  • Chinese rocket segment disintegrates over Indian Ocean

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    Chinese rocket segment disintegrates over Indian Ocean

  • Australia’s most populous state extends Covid restrictions in hunt for outbreak source

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    Australia’s most populous state extends Covid restrictions in hunt for outbreak source

  • Middle East Quartet express ‘deep concern’ over violence in Jerusalem

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    Middle East Quartet express ‘deep concern’ over violence in Jerusalem

  • New York Times Square shooting leaves three injured, including a child

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    New York Times Square shooting leaves three injured, including a child

  • China reports 12 new Covid-19 cases vs seven a day earlier

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    China reports 12 new Covid-19 cases vs seven a day earlier

  • Chinese rocket debris set for re-entry in coming hours

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    Chinese rocket debris set for re-entry in coming hours

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  • Pakistan imposes Eid holiday shutdown

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    Pakistan imposes Eid holiday shutdown

  • EU urges ‘de-escalation’ Jerusalem tensions

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    EU urges ‘de-escalation’ Jerusalem tensions

  • Bill and Melinda Gates announce divorce

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    Bill and Melinda Gates announce divorce

  • WHO chief seeks re-election

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    WHO chief seeks re-election

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  • Clashes, prayers in Jerusalem on Muslim Laylat al-Qadr

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    Clashes, prayers in Jerusalem on Muslim Laylat al-Qadr

    JERUSALEM, May 8 ― Clashes erupted between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police outside the Old City of Jerusalem today as tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers prayed at...

  • Sadiq Khan: London’s feisty mayor wins second term

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    Sadiq Khan: London’s feisty mayor wins second term

    LONDON, May 9 ― London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who won re-election today, has risen from humble roots to spar with prime ministers and presidents since taking charge of the British...

  • UK PM invites Scottish pro-independence leader to ‘work together’

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    UK PM invites Scottish pro-independence leader to ‘work together’

    LONDON, May 9 ― British Prime Minister Boris Johnson today wrote to Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon congratulating her on her election result and asking her to...

  • Just short of majority, Scottish independence party demands referendum

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    Just short of majority, Scottish independence party demands referendum

    EDINBURGH, May 9 ― The Scottish National Party today won a fourth term in power in the devolved parliament just short of an outright majority, with its leader Nicola Sturgeon...

  • Bangladesh detects first cases of Indian coronavirus variant

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    Bangladesh detects first cases of Indian coronavirus variant

    DHAKA, May 8 — Bangladesh has detected its first case of a highly infectious coronavirus variant first identified in India, the country’s health directorate said today, weeks...

  • Myanmar’s junta brands rival government a terrorist group

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    Myanmar’s junta brands rival government a terrorist group

    YANGON, May 8 —Myanmar’s military rulers have branded a rival National Unity Government a terrorist group and blamed it for bombings, arson and killings, state-controlled...

  • Chadian police fire tear gas to scatter ant-junta protesters

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    Chadian police fire tear gas to scatter ant-junta protesters

    N’DJAMENA (Chad), May 8 — Chadian police fired tear gas y to disperse protesters, who defied a ban to demonstrate against the junta that took power after longtime ruler Idriss...

  • Bomb attack on former Maldives president linked to Islamic extremists, police say

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    Bomb attack on former Maldives president linked to Islamic extremists, police say

    MALE, May 8 — Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed is conscious after life-saving surgery, his family said today, as police made two arrests in connection with a blast they...

  • Saudi and UAE condemn Israel over Palestinian clashes at Al-Aqsa

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    Saudi and UAE condemn Israel over Palestinian clashes at Al-Aqsa

    DUBAI, May 8 — Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates today condemned Israel’s plans to evict Palestinians from homes on land claimed by Jewish settlers, following a night...

  • EU invites ‘concrete’ US plan on lifting vaccine patents

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    EU invites ‘concrete’ US plan on lifting vaccine patents

    PORTO (Portugal), May 8 — Europe today passed the ball back to Washington in a debate over Covid vaccine patents, pushing the US for a concrete proposal and a commitment to...

  • China to restrict mobile app news notifications in internet clampdown

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    China to restrict mobile app news notifications in internet clampdown

    SHANGHAI, May 8 — China’s internet watchdog said today that it will ban some mobile app notifications and tighten regulations as the government ramps up a campaign to rein in...

  • EU urges authorities to ‘de-escalate’ Jerusalem tensions

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    EU urges authorities to ‘de-escalate’ Jerusalem tensions

    BRUSSELS, May 8 — The European Union today condemned violent clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound and urged...

  • Pakistan imposes Eid holiday shutdown as virus cases soar

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    Pakistan imposes Eid holiday shutdown as virus cases soar

    ISLAMABAD, May 8 — Pakistan today began a nine-day shutdown affecting travel and tourist hotspots in a bid to prevent a surge in Covid-19 cases during the Muslim holiday of Eid...

  • India’s Tamil Nadu announces lockdown as national Covid-19 fatalities at record high

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    India’s Tamil Nadu announces lockdown as national Covid-19 fatalities at record high

    NEW DELHI, May 8 — India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu announced new lockdown measures today as officials reported a nationwide record number of single-day Covid-19 deaths as...

  • New Zealand to resume Australia ‘travel bubble’ as Sydney Covid-19 threat eases

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    New Zealand to resume Australia ‘travel bubble’ as Sydney Covid-19 threat eases

    WELLINGTON, May 8 — New Zealand will lift its partial suspension of a “travel bubble” with Australia from midnight on Sunday as fears of a Covid-19 outbreak in Sydney eased....

  • US calls on Israelis, Palestinians to ‘deescalate’ tensions

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    US calls on Israelis, Palestinians to ‘deescalate’ tensions

    WASHINGTON, May 8 — The United States called yesterday for de-escalation in annexed east Jerusalem, and warned against carrying out a threatened eviction of Palestinian families...

  • Maldives steps up hunt for suspects after bomb attack on ex-president

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    Maldives steps up hunt for suspects after bomb attack on ex-president

    MALÉ (Maldives), May 8 — Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed remained in intensive care today as security services stepped up the hunt for the attackers, who allegedly...

  • Washington Post: Trump administration obtained phone records of journalists

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    Washington Post: Trump administration obtained phone records of journalists

    WASHINGTON, May 8 — The Trump administration secretly obtained the phone records of Washington Post journalists who reported on allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016...

  • AstraZeneca weighs seeking full, not emergency, US approval for Covid-19 shot, reports WSJ

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    AstraZeneca weighs seeking full, not emergency, US approval for Covid-19 shot, reports WSJ

    NEW YORK, May 8 — AstraZeneca Plc may skip asking the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency-use authorisation for its Covid-19 vaccine and instead pursue the more...