Coronavirus: Sweden's economy hit less hard by pandemic

BBC News - World - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 10:56
After avoiding a Covid-19 lockdown, the country sees its economy shrink less than in other EU nations.
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Turkey's foreign policy and the myth of neo-Ottomanism

Al Jazeera - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 10:50
Contrary to what many observers believe, Turkey's foreign policy is not expansionist. It is defensive and pragmatic.
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Indian PM Modi lays foundation of Ram temple at razed mosque site

Al Jazeera - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 10:48
Modi broke ground on a long-awaited temple of Hindu God Ram at the site of a demolished 16th-century mosque.
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Iran executes man for killing IRGC member during 2017-18 protests

Al Jazeera - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 10:46
Execution comes weeks after Tehran sentenced to death a former opposition figure implicated in the same protests.
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Neil Young sues Donald Trump's campaign for using his songs

BBC News - World - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 10:43
The US president has played Rockin' in the Free World at events without the rock star's permission
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As Modi launches Ram temple construction, fears of 'new republic'

Al Jazeera - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 10:38
Hindu nationalist leader to launch construction of controversial temple amid fears India is losing its secularism.
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TikTok: The story of a social media giant

BBC News - World - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 09:33
How did the social media platform get so big and where could it be heading?
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Education suffers in Kashmir's 'endless' lockdown

BBC News - World - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 01:22
Students in Indian-administered Kashmir have seen massive disruptions to education.
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The Kashmiris waiting for their loved ones to come home

BBC News - World - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 00:27
A year after Indian-administered Kashmir lost its special status, thousands still languish in jail.
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Coronavirus: Three Biden claims about Trump fact-checked

BBC News - World - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 00:05
Joe Biden has made a series of claims about the president's coronavirus response - is he right?
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Is noise pollution killing whales and dolphins?

BBC News - World - Wed, 08/05/2020 - 00:05
Dr Maria Morell studies their ears to discover if hearing damage led to their death.
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Beirut blast: Eyewitnesses describe the power of the explosion

BBC News - World - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 22:42
Eyewitnesses describe the power of a deadly explosion that rocked Beirut.
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China Uighurs: A model's video gives a rare glimpse inside internment

BBC News - World - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 22:29
Seven months ago Merdan Ghappar disappeared in Xinjiang. Then his family started getting messages.
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Beirut blast: City explosion causes widespread damage

BBC News - World - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 18:39
Video is emerging online of the huge blast that has devastated a large part of the Lebanese capital.
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Thailand gun violence: Concerns mount as number of weapons rises

Al Jazeera - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 11:46
A mass shooting has prompted questions about the need for reform.
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Malaysian police raid Al Jazeera's office, seize computers

Al Jazeera - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 11:42
Al Jazeera condemns Tuesday's raid and urges Malaysian authorities to cease criminal probes against its journalists.
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Trump criticises Dr Birx over COVID-19 warning

Al Jazeera - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 11:41
Donald Trump talks up his working relationship with the coronavirus task force leader, after accusing Dr Deborah Birx of 'hurting' the administration.
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Philippines orders millions to stay home: Coronavirus updates

Al Jazeera - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 11:22
More than 27 million go back into partial lockdown for next two weeks as COVID-19 cases surge.
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Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Australia says lecturer jailed in Iran 'is well'

BBC News - World - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 11:22
Australia's ambassador visits Kylie Moore-Gilbert after she was moved to a notorious desert prison.
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Donald Trump: US Treasury should get cut of TikTok deal

BBC News - World - Tue, 08/04/2020 - 11:20
The president has given Microsoft 45 days to reach a deal or he will ban the app in the US.
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