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Hundreds Gather to Mark Tiananmen Anniversary in Taiwan | World News

By Sarah Wu and Jessie Pang TAIPEI / HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hundreds of people gathered in Taipei on Saturday to commemorate China’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square 33 years ago. Chinese-run Hong Kong deployed heavy security to prevent any sign of protest there. Saturday is the anniversary of Chinese troops …

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Brazil Police: Remains Found Those of British Journalist | World News

By FABIANO MAISONNAVE, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Federal police said Friday that human remains found deep in Brazil’s Amazon have been identified as belonging to British journalist Dom Phillips, who went missing almost two weeks ago along with a Brazilian Indigenous expert. Additional remains found at the site near the city of …

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UK Covid infection rate rising, with more than a million cases in England | Coronavirus

Coronavirus infections are rising in the UK, new figures have revealed, with experts noting the increase is probably down to the rise of BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron variants. The figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), based on swabs collected from randomly selected households, reveal that in the week ending 11 June an estimated …

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Tanzania Accused of Violence on Maasai Protesting Eviction | World News

By CARA ANNA, Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – Tanzania’s government is accused of using violence against Maasai herders protesting efforts to evict them from one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations, the latest friction between those who see certain African landscapes as a lucrative playground and those who simply call them home. Witnesses …

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