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'My sister is a human being, and I want justice'

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 0:59
related countries: United States United States

The family of missing US soldier Vanessa Guillen demand answers as a suspect takes his own life.
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Coronavirus: New Zealand minister resigns after lockdown blunders

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 1:15
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

David Clark had been under fire for breaking lockdown rules and for his response to the pandemic.
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Geoffrey Rush: Sydney newspaper loses appeal over defamation payout

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 1:26
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Actor Geoffrey Rush will receive a record sum from an Australian newspaper, after it lost an appeal.
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Xinjiang: US seizes 'forced labour' Chinese hair imports

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 4:16
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Xinjiang

The products came from Xinjiang - where a million Muslims have been detained for "re-education".
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Hagia Sophia: Turkey delays decision on turning site into mosque

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 7:54
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's Council of State will announce if the iconic site can revert into a mosque within 15 days.
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Wanchalearm Satsaksit: The Thai satirist abducted in broad daylight

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 7:57
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thai activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit has become the latest exiled government critic to be abducted.
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Libya crisis: France suspends Nato mission role amid Turkey row

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 10:19
related countries: Turkey Turkey, France France
related places: Ankara, Paris

Paris says Turkey targeted a French frigate in the Mediterranean - a claim Ankara strongly denies.
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Choi Suk-hyeon: South Korean triathlete kills herself 'after abuse'

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 10:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The young triathlete took her own life after lodging complaints over alleged abuse from coaching staff.
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Venezuela gold: UK High Court rules against Nicolás Maduro

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 11:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The High Court ruling means President Maduro will not gain access to gold stored at the Bank of England.
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Khayelitsha: Cape Town police suspended for evicting naked man in South Africa

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 11:19
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Their actions in a township were branded degrading and inhumane by South Africa's housing minister.
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France to rename streets after African WW2 heroes

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 12:15
related countries: France France

Mayors are urged to honour African soldiers in streets and squares who fought for France .
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Putin strongly backed in controversial Russian reform vote

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 12:49
related countries: Russia Russia

The result could allow the president to stay in power until 2036, but critics say he wants to be tsar.
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Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by FBI

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 13:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

FBI arrests British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, an associate of late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.
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Hachalu Hundessa: Ethiopia singer buried amid ethnic unrest

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 14:16
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Popular musician Hachalu Hundessa is buried as troops are deployed in the capital to quell tensions.
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Hundreds arrested as crime chat network cracked

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 15:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police forces across Europe collaborated on the UK's "most significant" law enforcement operation.
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French Open 2020: 'Up to 60%' capacity for September Grand Slam

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 15:05
related countries: France France

French Open organisers say up to 60% of the usual capacity will be possible for this year's rescheduled event in September.
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US firms create record 4.8 million jobs in June

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 15:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: June

The reopening of businesses has spurred job growth but a rise in Covid-19 cases may hamper recovery.
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Iran nuclear: 'Incident' at Natanz uranium enrichment facility

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 15:49
related countries: United States United States

A fire reportedly damages a building, which US analysts say is a new centrifuge assembly workshop.
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Italy marines 'have immunity' in India fishermen shooting case

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 16:58
related countries: India India
related places: But

But a court also says India is entitled to compensation for the deaths of its two fishermen in 2012.
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Ghislaine Maxwell 'helped exploit girls as young as 14 years old'

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 17:00
related countries: United States United States

Acting US attorney Audrey Strauss spoke at a press conference after the arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell.
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Hong Kong: US passes sanctions as nations condemn new law

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 17:02
related countries: United States United States, Hong Kong Hong Kong

The US House Speaker said the law was a "brutal, sweeping crackdown" against Hong Kong's people.
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Nathan Law: Prominent democracy activist flees Hong Kong

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 18:25
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Nathan Law says he will continue to fight for Hong Kong from abroad, after China imposed a new law.
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Mexican drug rehab centre stormed by gunmen

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 19:52
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Guanajuato

Twenty-four people are dead after the attack in Guanajuato, which is being ravaged by gang turf-war.
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Fourth of July: Why this Independence Day will be unlike any other

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 20:46
related countries: United States United States

With the usual parades and events on hold, it's set to be a unique year for US Independence Day.
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UN staff in Israel sex-act video suspended without pay

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 21:31
related countries: Israel Israel

The move comes after video of a sex act in UN-marked vehicle in Israel went viral.
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Botswana: Lab tests to solve mystery of hundreds of dead elephants

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 22:22
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Some 350 elephant carcasses have been spotted in Botswana's Okavango Delta since May.
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Carlos Ghosn: Japan ask US to extradite ex-Green Beret and son over Japan escape

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 23:12
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

The ex-soldier and his son are held in the US for allegedly helping the ex-Nissan boss flee Japan.
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Sky is the limit for Pakistan's metal artist

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 23:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

He trained in electrical engineering, but Nasim Yousufzai's life is about metal sculptures and creations.
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Outrage as Indian judge calls alleged rape victim 'unbecoming'

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 23:24
related countries: India India

Judge says behaviour of alleged victim was "not the way our women react when they are ravished".
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Coronavirus in South Africa: Deciding who lives and dies in a Cape Town township

Thursday 2nd of July 2020, 23:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Cape Town

Without enough supplies of oxygen or staff, health workers in South Africa are making some difficult decisions.
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