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  • UK, German police have new suspect in 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann

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    UK, German police have new suspect in 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann

  • NYPD: One New York police officer shot, one slashed in Brooklyn, unclear if protest related

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    NYPD: One New York police officer shot, one slashed in Brooklyn, unclear if protest related

  • Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers protest amid anthem bill debate

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    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers protest amid anthem bill debate

  • 'Near impunity' for drug war killings in Philippines, UN report says

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    'Near impunity' for drug war killings in Philippines, UN report says

  • Jakarta conditionally eases some Covid-19 restrictions

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    Jakarta conditionally eases some Covid-19 restrictions

  • South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir in succession probe

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    South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir in succession probe

  • China eases flight curbs after US order targeting Chinese carriers

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    China eases flight curbs after US order targeting Chinese carriers

  • All four Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd death

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    All four Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd death

  • Japan's 'mosh pit' trains spark fear of new coronavirus cases

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    Japan's 'mosh pit' trains spark fear of new coronavirus cases

  • India, Australia PMs to hold online summit, seal military logistics pact

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    India, Australia PMs to hold online summit, seal military logistics pact

  • US rivals return fire on human rights after George Floyd protests

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    US rivals return fire on human rights after George Floyd protests

  • Hong Kong to lead Tiananmen mourning despite virus vigil ban

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    Hong Kong to lead Tiananmen mourning despite virus vigil ban

  • Thailand reports 17 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

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    Thailand reports 17 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

  • Mexico overtakes US coronavirus daily deaths, sets records

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    Mexico overtakes US coronavirus daily deaths, sets records

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  • France, Algeria pledge to relaunch relations after rift

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    France, Algeria pledge to relaunch relations after rift

  • US defence chief opposes use of Insurrection Act

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    US defence chief opposes use of Insurrection Act

  • Covid-19 quarantine plans discussed as UK MPs return to parliament

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    Covid-19 quarantine plans discussed as UK MPs return to parliament

  • Australia probing US police assault on its journalists

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    Australia probing US police assault on its journalists

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  • Brazil looks to reopen despite record coronavirus deaths

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    Brazil looks to reopen despite record coronavirus deaths

    RIO DE JANEIRO, June 4 — Brazil registered a record number of daily deaths from the novel coronavirus for a second consecutive day, according to Health Ministry data released...

  • Four people, including child, injured in London shooting

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    Four people, including child, injured in London shooting

    LONDON, June 4 — Four people, including three adults and a child, were shot in north London late yesterday and an investigation has been launched into the incident, British...

  • Thailand's 1 million health volunteers hailed as Covid-19 heroes

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    Thailand's 1 million health volunteers hailed as Covid-19 heroes

    SALADANG, June 4 — Nearly every day, 77-year-old Surin Makradee goes door-to-door in her village in Thailand, visiting every home to check people's temperatures in a routine...

  • Finland's PM says she hopes to give birth while in office

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    Finland's PM says she hopes to give birth while in office

    HELSINKI, June 4 — Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin, the world's youngest leader at 34, told a magazine she would like to have a child while in office, which would make her...

  • Anti-terror unit arrests far-right extremists at US protests

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    Anti-terror unit arrests far-right extremists at US protests

    LOS ANGELES, June 4 — Three far-right extremists arrested by an anti-terror unit at Las Vegas protests over the killing of an African American man by police were charged...

  • 'Get off the grass!' Australian PM told to move on during stimulus announcement

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    'Get off the grass!' Australian PM told to move on during stimulus announcement

    SYDNEY, June 4 — A media conference by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to announce a new stimulus package briefly turned comical today when he and reporters were told...

  • ACLU sues Minnesota police, alleging harassment of journalists at protests

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    ACLU sues Minnesota police, alleging harassment of journalists at protests

    MINNEAPOLIS, June 4 — The American Civil Liberties Union has accused Minnesota law enforcement of wrongly arresting, injuring and harassing journalists covering unrest sparked...

  • Trump's church visit, response to unarmed black man's death frustrate some advisers

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    Trump's church visit, response to unarmed black man's death frustrate some advisers

    WASHINGTON, June 4 — President Donald Trump's bellicose response to the racial unrest engulfing the United States and his controversial visit to a church after the forced...

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    Eight killed in Indian pesticide factory blast

    AHMEDABAD, June 4 — At least eight people were killed and 74 others injured yesterday in a blast at a pesticides factory in western India, authorities said. Almost 5,000 people...

  • White House says Defence Secretary Esper still in post

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    White House says Defence Secretary Esper still in post

    WASHINGTON, June 4 — White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said US Defence Secretary Mark Esper was still in his post yesterday as speculation swirled that President...

  • After long silence, Mattis denounces Trump and military response to crisis

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    After long silence, Mattis denounces Trump and military response to crisis

    WASHINGTON, June 4 — After long refusing to explicitly criticise a sitting president, former Defence Secretary Jim Mattis accused President Donald Trump yesterday of trying to...

  • Trump administration selects 5 coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists, reports NYT

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    Trump administration selects 5 coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists, reports NYT

    WASHINGTON, June 4 — The Trump administration has selected five companies, including Moderna Inc, AstraZeneca Plc and Pfizer Inc, as the most likely candidates to produce a...

  • N. Korea says US in no position to criticise China

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    N. Korea says US in no position to criticise China

    SEOUL, June 4 — North Korea today said the United States is in no position to criticise China over Hong Kong or human rights when Washington threatens to “unleash dogs” to...

  • Car drives onto sidewalk cafe in southern Netherlands, injuring six

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    Car drives onto sidewalk cafe in southern Netherlands, injuring six

    AMSTERDAM, June 4 — A car drove into an outdoor cafe in the southern Netherlands last night, injuring six people, one of them seriously, police said. One person was admitted to...

  • Trump administration to bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to US

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    Trump administration to bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to US

    WASHINGTON, June 4 — President Donald Trump's administration yesterday barred Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United States starting on June 16 as it pressures...

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    Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rocks Southern California, no immediate reports of damage

    LOS ANGELES, June 4 — A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck yesterday in the California desert about 240 km northeast of Los Angles, the US Geological Survey said. There were no...

  • North Korea warns South  to stop defectors from scattering anti-North leaflets, says KCNA

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    North Korea warns South to stop defectors from scattering anti-North leaflets, says KCNA

    SEOUL, June 4 — The sister of North Korea’s leader has warned South Korea to stop defectors from sending leaflets into the demilitarised zone separating the countries, saying...

  • Trump says ‘common sense’ for Russia to rejoin G7

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    Trump says ‘common sense’ for Russia to rejoin G7

    WASHINGTON, June 3 — President Donald Trump today said it is “common sense” to bring Russia back into the G7, despite Moscow’s expulsion from the club after invading part...

  • Dutch, French, Germans and Italians form Covid-19 vaccine alliance

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    Dutch, French, Germans and Italians form Covid-19 vaccine alliance

    THE HAGUE, June 3 — France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands have forged an alliance to speed up the production of a vaccine “on European soil” against the new...