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Qatari world 400m medallist Abdalelah Haroun dies aged 24 | Athletics News

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The 24-year-old athlete died in a car crash ahead of preparing to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games.Qatari 400 metre runner Abdalelah Haroun, who won a bronze medal at the 2017 world championships,...

UN World Food Programme says 41 million on verge of famine | Hunger News

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After declining for several decades, world hunger has been on the rise since 2016, driven by conflict and climate change.Some 41 million people in 43 countries are at imminent risk of famine, with...

Swiss court gives Liberian rebel 20-year sentence for war crimes | Europe News

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Alieu Kosiah found guilty on 21 charges, including rape, deploying child soldiers and an act of cannibalism.A Swiss court has handed Liberian rebel commander Alieu Kosiah a 20-year prison sentence for war crimes...

As Bitcoin tops $40,000 again, analysts eye $50,000 | Business and Economy News

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Bitcoin gained as much as 4.5 percent on Monday to hit $41,020.By Vildana Hajric and Claire BallentineBloombergAfter a volatile weekend, Bitcoin has once again surpassed $40,000, reaching its highest level in more than two...

‘Crimes against humanity’ detailed in China’s Xinjiang: Amnesty | Uighur News

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Uighurs and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities in China’s Xinjiang autonomous region face systematic and state-organised “mass internment and torture amounting to crimes against humanity”, Amnesty International said, citing dozens of eyewitness accounts...

Popular but controversial Nigerian pastor TB Joshua dies aged 57 | Religion News

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The televangelist, who founded a Christian megachurch in Lagos, died from an undisclosed cause, his church said.The popular but controversial Nigerian evangelical preacher Temitope Balogun Joshua has died from an undisclosed cause, his...

Dogecoin surges after Coinbase launch news | Business and Economy News

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Dogecoin vaulted more than 30 percent on Wednesday after Coinbase said it will make the meme-based cryptocurrency available to users on its trading platform.Dogecoin, a meme-based cryptocurrency popular among retail investors, surged on...

China successfully launches cargo resupply spacecraft | Space News

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Tianzhou-2 is the second of 11 missions needed to complete China’s first permanent space station.China has successfully launched an automated cargo resupply spacecraft to rendezvous with an orbiting module, in the second of...

Urgently needed – a ‘Palestinian-Montrealer’! | Israel-Palestine conflict

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On May 11, as Israel was unleashing its military machine in occupied Jerusalem and elsewhere, I was put into contact with CBC Radio-Montreal who were looking for someone to interview to discuss the violent events...

Argentina announces strict coronavirus lockdown amid case surge | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Businesses, schools and social activities will be suspended from Saturday until May 31 as new COVID infections surge.Argentina will go into strict lockdown starting this weekend, for the first time this year after...