Imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer begins hunger strike
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Imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer begins hunger strike

The husband of a prominent Iranian human rights lawyer says his wife has begun a hunger strike seeking better prison conditions and the release of political prisoners amid the pandemic

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Liberia's vice president confirmed to have coronavirus

Liberia's health ministry has confirmed that the vice president, who was flown to Ghana on Tuesday for medical care, has tested positive for COVID-19

War's end meant years of pain for Japanese girl in China
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War's end meant years of pain for Japanese girl in China

Young Fumie Sato swayed between life and death on the day Japan's surrender ended World War II

Lebanon Parliament meets after blast, government resignation
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Lebanon Parliament meets after blast, government resignation

Lebanonís Parliament is convening its first session since the tragic explosion last week that changed the face of the capital and forced the government to resign

Experts warn Spain is losing the 2nd round in virus fight
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Experts warn Spain is losing the 2nd round in virus fight

Spain is facing another surge in coronavirus infections not even two months after beating back the first wave

Belarus: Hundreds form 'lines of solidarity' with protesters
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Belarus: Hundreds form 'lines of solidarity' with protesters

Hundreds of people are back on the streets of Belarusí capital to show solidarity with protests against an election they say was rigged to extend the rule of the countryís authoritarian leader

Hong Kong media tycoon relieved he wasn't sent to China
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Hong Kong media tycoon relieved he wasn't sent to China

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai had just finished his morning exercise when the police showed up

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Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense system

Israelís Defense Ministry says it has conducted a successful test of the countryís advanced missile defense system against long-range ballistic attacks

China extends anti-dumping tariffs on Indian optical fiber
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China extends anti-dumping tariffs on Indian optical fiber

China's Commerce Ministry says it has extended tariffs on Indian optical fiber for five years

Greece welcomes French boost as tension rises in east Med
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Greece welcomes French boost as tension rises in east Med

Greeceís prime minister has warmly thanked France for its decision to boost its military presence in the eastern Mediterranean, where Greek and Turkish warships are closely shadowing each other over a Turkish energy exploration bid in waters Athens claims as its own