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Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 990,000 — Johns Hopkins University

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The United States remains the nation worst hit by the pandemic, with 7,065,019 cases and 204,249 deaths, making up more than 20 percent of the global death toll.

President Abbas calls for just solution to palestinian issue, criticizes Israeli occupation

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas criticized the practice of Israeli occupation supported by "the present U.S. administration," calling for a just solution to the question of Palestine.

EU believes Lukashenko’s inauguration lacks legitimacy

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The European Union considers the inauguration and new presidential term of Alexander Lukashenko to be lacking democratic legitimacy and is reviewing its ties with Belarus.

Thai immigration bureau warns of fines, jail time for overstaying tourists

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Thailand's Immigration Bureau on Wednesday issued a grave warning that foreign tourists who over-stayed and have not renewed their visas will face hefty fines and imprisonment.

COVID-19 aftermath comparable to post-World War II challenges, UN head says

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The coronavirus pandemic has become a turning point for mankind, comparable to the year 1945 when World War II ended and the UN was established.

Apple to launch online store in India

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Apple will launch the Apple Store online in India on Wednesday, offering Apple's full range of products and support directly to customers of the country for the first time.

SOCAR as one of the main pillars of Azerbaijani statehood

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Azerbaijan has become the main gas supplier to Turkey. This statement 10 years ago could have caused a skeptical smile from experts and major players in the gas market.

Argentina reports 622,934 COVID-19 cases, 12,799 deaths

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Argentine reported 9,276 cases of COVID-19 and 143 deaths over the past 24 hours, taking its national count to 622,934 cases and 12,799 deaths, the Health Ministry said.

U.S. unilaterally claims UN sanctions against Iran restored

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The United States claimed that all pre-2015 UN sanctions against Iran had been restored, a unilateral effort ignored by the international community.

Uganda opens tourism parks amid COVID-19

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Uganda announced that it has fully opened all its national parks as the country continues to ease lockdown restrictions.

US Secretary of State thanked Lithuania for its role in situation around Belarus

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"The Secretary expressed appreciation for Lithuania’s leadership in ensuring the independence and territorial integrity of Belarus and the democratic rights of its people,"

Venezuela’s Maduro accused of committing crimes against humanity in damning UN report

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The Venezuelan regime led by Nicolas Maduro has committed “egregious violations” since 2014 “amounting to crimes against humanity,” a United Nations report says.

Brazil reports 134,106 total deaths from COVID-19

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The Brazilian government announced that the country registered 987 deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 134,106.

Armenia notifies international mediators of rising tensions on border with Azerbaijan

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"Tensions have escalated in the past two weeks," David Tonoyan said. "We informed the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk group about the situation."

Israeli aircraft strike Gaza militants in response to rocket firing

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Israeli warplanes at the dawn of Wednesday attacked military sites belonging to Hamas and the Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip, in response to rockets fired from the coastal enclave into Israeli towns.

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