Princess Latifa: Photo appears to show Dubai ruler's daughter in Spain

BBC News - World - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 19:17
An Instagram image allegedly shows the daughter of the ruler of Dubai on "holiday" in Spain.
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US Democrats face crucial test on voting reform

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 19:02
As Republicans seek to impose stricter voting rules across the US, Democrats say voting rights are being infringed upon.
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Al Jazeera Digital wins two Gracie Awards

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 18:31
Al Jazeera Digital scoops two wins at the 46th Gracie Awards for excellence in work produced by, for and about women.
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Gulf states show ‘limited’ progress kicking oil & gas dependency

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 18:17
Moody's found that despite ambitious plans to diversify economies, progress for Gulf states is limited.
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Canada: Fully vaccinated citizens face no quarantine after July 5

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 18:12
Canada removes restrictions on incoming travellers as the country pushes to have 80 percent vaccinated by end of July.
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India Covid vaccination: New policy to speed up delivery

BBC News - World - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 18:06
PM Modi praises its strong start but will the new vaccine rollout plan will have a long term impact?
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US Supreme Court sides with former athletes in dispute with NCAA

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 17:47
The court ruled that NCAA's curbs on non-cash payments to college athletes are anticompetitive under a federal law.
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James Michael Tyler: Friends' Gunther reveals cancer diagnosis

BBC News - World - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 17:30
James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on the show, says he has stage four prostate cancer.
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Tasmanian devils devastate penguin population on Australian island

BBC News - World - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 17:25
A conservation group says a project to protect the predators has dealt a "major blow" to seabirds.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Abiy Ahmed denies reports of hunger

BBC News - World - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 17:08
The UN says 350,000 people are living in famine conditions after eight months of war in the region.
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Emir opens Qatar Economic Forum focusing on post-pandemic growth

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 17:03
Qatar's Emir inaugurates three-day virtual event to discuss global post-pandemic leadership and economic growth.
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Bill and Melinda Gates divorce throws spotlight on money manager

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 16:55
The management of Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates fortune has drawn little scrutiny.
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Jordan tries ex-royal adviser and minor royal over alleged coup plot

BBC News - World - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 16:47
An ex-royal court chief and a minor royal deny plotting to destabilise the kingdom, a lawyer says.
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Bachelet seeks Xinjiang trip amid reports of Uighur persecution

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 15:48
UN's human rights chief says she is pressing for 'meaningful access' to the region this year.
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Bitcoin falls 10% as China intensifies crypto crackdown

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 15:44
Bitcoin tumbled after China said it had summoned bank chiefs to reiterate ban on providing cryptocurrency services.
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‘We love you Catalonia’: Spain to pardon jailed separatists

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 15:30
Pardons expected to be approved by cabinet on Tuesday, a move some analysts say could deepen divide.
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Iran nuclear deal: President-elect Raisi issues warning over talks

BBC News - World - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 15:18
Ebrahim Raisi promises he will not allow negotiations on reviving a 2015 deal to be dragged out.
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Former president Karzai says US failed in Afghanistan

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 15:07
Karzai says US and NATO troops set to fully withdraw from Afghanistan after 20 years are leaving behind a disaster.
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Russia bristles as US threatens more sanctions over Navalny

Al Jazeera - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 14:38
The Kremlin says the recent Putin-Biden summit has not stopped Washington trying to 'contain' Russia.
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Swedish government toppled in no-confidence vote

BBC News - World - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 14:11
Prime Minister Stefan Lofven loses the vote following a dispute over rent controls.
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