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  World   29 Aug 2020

World, 29 Aug 2020

Riot in Sweden after Danish leader banned from Quran-burning rally

About 300 people were on the streets of Malmo with violence escalating as the evening wore on, according to police and local media

29 Aug 2020 3:53 PM

UAE formally ends Israel boycott amid US-brokered deal

First direct commercial flight by Israel’s flagship carrier El Al is expected in Dubai on Moday, carrying US and Israeli officials

29 Aug 2020 3:25 PM

39 dolphins, 3 whales wash up on Mauritius after oil spill

Residents of Mauritius plan to march in the capital after weeks of demanding why the government didn’t act more quickly on the issue

29 Aug 2020 2:24 PM

China's Wuhan says all schools to reopen on Tuesday

Schools have been ordered to stock up disease control equipment and to carry out training sessions to help prepare for new outbreaks

29 Aug 2020 2:12 PM

US House panel announces contempt proceedings against Pompeo

Pompeo had refused to comply with a subpoena for records into his ‘transparently political misuse’ of department resources

29 Aug 2020 1:49 PM

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Kamala Harris 'not competent' to be US president, Ivanka is better: Trump

This was Trump's first election rally after he formally accepted the nomination of the Republican Party for the presidential election

29 Aug 2020 1:04 PM

'Putin, have some tea': Russian city holds eighth anti-Kremlin protest

Some also expressed solidarity with opponents of Belarusian leader Lukashenko who have been staging public protests for weeks now

29 Aug 2020 12:27 PM

Attorney for accused Kenosha protest gunman says teen acted in self-defense

Prosecutors accuse Rittenhouse of firing an assault-style rifle at three protesters who tried to subdue him, killing two of them

29 Aug 2020 11:41 AM

Party election to pick PM Abe's successor around September 15

Abe’s resignation marks the end of his tenure and the start of a several-week race to replace Japan’s longest-serving premier

29 Aug 2020 11:12 AM

Warsaw zoo tests effect of hemp oil on elephants' stress

Zoo veterinarian says hemp oil, also known as CBD, or cannabidiol oil, has been shown to reduce anxiety and stress in other animals

29 Aug 2020 10:20 AM

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7 Air India passengers test COVID-19 positive in New Zealand after arrival from Delhi

Hong Kong had earlier barred Air India flights from landing after the same thing happened there

29 Aug 2020 9:58 AM

Young blogger mobilises protest against Belarus dictator

Stepan Svetlov's NEXTA Live, a Telegram channel with 2.1 mm subscribers helps mobilise protesters and shares information from the ground

29 Aug 2020 9:41 AM

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