Category Archives: Headlines

China welcomes Putin’s proposed summit on Iran 

US President Donald Trump said he probably would not participate in any such summit after arms resolution failure.

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India’s invisible catastrophe: fears over spread of Covid-19 into poor rural areas 

Country is entering a dangerous new phase of rising infections in small towns and villages with limited access to healthcareCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhere better to seek sanctuary from a virus roaring through a crowded metropolis than a remote mountainside with views of the Himalayas?This was the reasoning that prompted Lal […]

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America musters the world’s biggest naval exercise 

The drills come as America and China are locking horns across Asia’s flashpoints

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Coronavirus: Hundreds gather in Madrid for anti-mask protest 

Crowds gathered in the Spanish capital on Sunday to protest against the mandatory use of face masks.

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Russia Registers Coronavirus Vaccine Despite International Skepticism, Putin’s Daughter Inoculated 

(MOSCOW) — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President Vladimir Putin said that one of his daughters has already been inoculated. Putin emphasized that the vaccine underwent the necessary tests and has proven efficient, offering a lasting imm […]

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Seattle Christians confronted by knife-wielding protesters yelling obscenities at Black pastors: leader 

Hundreds of Christians in Seattle turned out Monday in the area formerly dubbed Capitol Hill Organized Protest, or CHOP, and were confronted by “violent protesters” who flashed knives, shouted obscenities at local Black pastors and hailed Satan, according to worship leader and political activist Sean Feucht.

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Trump explains ‘reluctance to embrace’ intel community, blames ‘Dirty Cops’ 

President Trump on Tuesday explained his “reluctance to embrace” the U.S. Intelligence Community upon taking office, blaming former Obama officials and calling them “Dirty Cops” and “sleazebags.”

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Nokia phones maker HMD picks up $230 million in new funding from Google, Qualcomm and Nokia 

HMD Global said Tuesday that it would use the fresh capital to invest in the development of 5G smartphones.

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Donald Trump wants to host G-7 after election 

President Trump said on Monday that he wants to host the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations after the November presidential election and still wants to invite Russia, which was kicked out of the G-7 after it annexed Crimea. He said he told his staff on Sunday that he’d rather have the summit after the election which would give everyone more t […]

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Lithuanian FM: Belarus challenger ‘safe’ in Lithuania 

The top opposition candidate in Belarus’ presidential vote, who initially refused to concede defeat amid a massive police crackdown on anti-government protests, says she has left the country for Lithuania

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Germany’s first big arena concert during the pandemic sparks controversy 

In September, 13,000 people can attend a concert featuring Bryan Adams in Düsseldorf’s arena. But is it a good idea?

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New Zealand records new virus cases after 102-day streak without local transmission 

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said a new round of lockdown restrictions were necessary because the source of the new infections remained unclear.

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Coronavirus: Belgium beach brawl prompts call to limit visitors 

Government says it will not cancel trains to seaside after dozens are involved in fightCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBelgium’s government has ruled out cancelling trains to the seaside after a weekend beach brawl prompted local mayors to call for limits on visitors to the coast.Local politicians across Belgium’s 40-mile (65km) s […]

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Trump suggests flu of 1918 ended WWII in 1945 

During a Monday press conference, the president incorrectly said the 1918 flu ‘probably ended’ WWII, which happened two decades later. Joe Scarborough weighs in on the president’s remarks.

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At Least 97,000 Children Tested Positive For Coronavirus In Last 2 Weeks Of July 

President Trump falsely claimed that children are “almost immune” from the coronavirus, but a new review of state data finds child cases are up 40%.

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