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  • In February, European football’s governing body UEFA stated that it had found English Premier League giant Manchester City committing serious breaches of Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations and failed to cooperate. UEFA handed them a two-year ban from European competitions and a $33.89 ...

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  • After initially allowing the company to participate in the construction of the country's 5G infrastructure on limited terms, London has apparently made a U-turn, as the Parliament has started discussing not only the Chinese company's involvement in 5G, but also the possibility of the full removal ...

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  • Last week, Donald Trump blamed Joe Biden for "plagiarising" his economic plan, claiming that even if he is elected president in November, the former US vice president won't be able to bring his plan to life. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro has accused presumptive Democratic ...

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  • On Sunday, the World Health Organisation reported a global single-day record for new COVID-19 cases as 230,370 positive tests were reported worldwide over the past 24 hours. Asia-Pacific stocks jumped in Monday morning trade, according to CNBC News. Japan's Nikkei 225 was 1.34 ...

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  • Armenian military opened fire at the border with Azerbaijan on Sunday, provoking clashes that resulted in losses on both sides, the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry said on Sunday. "Starting from the afternoon on 12 July, units of the Armenian armed forces, grossly violating the ceasefire on the ...

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  • The first Muslim prayers in Istanbul's Hagia Sophia are expected to be performed on July 24, and admission to the mosque will be free for everyone, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, soon after signing a decree to reconvert Hagia Sophia into a mosque. "Upon the completion of ...

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  • US President Donald Trump said in an interview with The Washington Post that he does not want the United States to leave NATO, but that America's allies have to pay their share. "I had some that were paying almost nothing, and now they're paying. And they asked me the big question: Would you leave ...

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  • The lock down imposed on the West Bank over the raging corona virus is to be lifted on Monday unless the Palestinian Authority decides to extend the strict measures imposed to block the spread of the pandemic. So far the disease, which erupted in mid-March, has claimed the lives of 35 ...

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  • Iran will help Syria strengthen its air defence as part of an agreement between the two states signed on Wednesday. The agreement was signed by Iran’s Chief of the Armed Forces General Staff, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, and Syrian Minister of Defence Ali Abdullah Ayyub. The agreement ...

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  • Musk's Neuralink start-up, founded in 2016, aims at connecting the human brain to a computer by implanting micro-sensors in it, which can be used by a neurosurgeon to monitor neural activity and treat certain mental issues. Elon Musk has revealed new details about his neural network side ...

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  • Armenian military opened fire at the border with Azerbaijan on Sunday, provoking clashes that resulted in losses on both sides, the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry said on Sunday. "Starting from the afternoon on 12 July, units of the Armenian armed forces, grossly violating the ceasefire on the ...

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  • Apart from the continuing practice of implementing unilateral sanctions against Russia, the US recently engaged in ending binding arms control treaties, with the New START being the only one still in force after Washington ditched the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) and the Open Skies ...

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  • Staffers from the Wuhan laboratory, which has now taken center stage in the debate about the origins of the corona virus pandemic, "defected" and landed in the hands of Western intelligence, Donald Trump's former campaign strategist Steve Bannon told the Mail on Sunday. In an exclusive ...

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  • The Daily Mail has quoted unnamed senior sources as saying that Chinese-supported hackers may launch a so-called "cyber-9/11" attack on Britain. The sources pointed to government ministers’ concerns about "a perfect storm" pertaining to diplomatic spats between Beijing and London over Hong ...

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  • Last month, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadran announced that Tehran would soon start manufacturing a new class of supersonic cruise missiles known as the Talaeey-e to complement the subsonic weapons currently in service. General Yousef Qorbani, Commander of the Iranian Army ...

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  • US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Robert O’Brien will arrive on a three-day official visit to France on Monday, to discuss Russia, China and other foreign policy issues with European officials, a National Security Council spokesperson told Politico. “Ambassador ...

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  • An investigation has found the answer to the mystery of the Dyatlov Pass incident, said Andrey Kuryakov, deputy head of the prosecutor’s office in Russia’s Ural Federal District. The prosecutor’s office launched another investigation into the incident at the request of the ...

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  • Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has surpassed investor Warren Buffet on the list of the wealthiest people, becoming the seventh richest person in the world. The change occurred after Tesla's stock surged 10.8% on Friday and the company reached a market value of $286.5 billion. As a result, Musk, who ...

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  • Leon Panetta, former head of the Central Intelligence Agency and Secretary of Defense under Barack Obama, said Washington may need to respond with “bold” action against Moscow, including sanctions, should allegations of Taliban* militants receiving bounty payments from Russian military ...

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  • Facebook users have shared footage of a person asserting that the metal strip inside a face mask is nothing but a 5G antenna allegedly aimed at destroying people. In the video, a man’s voice is heard referring to “the 5G antenna killer that’s inside the masks that they are ...

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  • The award-winning rapper stunned audiences on 5 July when he announced he was trying his hand in a completely new walk of life, setting himself a goal of challenging President Trump, who he had earlier endorsed, and presumptive Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the forthcoming national polls. Katy ...

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  • The Leeds star was diagnosed with lymphoma last year and also battled dementia. "Jack died peacefully on Friday 10 July at the age of 85. He was at home in Northumberland, with his family by his side. As well as a friend to many, he was a much-adored husband, father, grandfather and ...

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  • While Johnson is encouraging people to get back to their normal lives, the official guidelines issued amid the COVID-19 pandemic advise British citizens to avoid social contacts and use of public transport, and work from home, if possible. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that ...

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  • US spy chiefs are planning a £200 million expansion of RAF Croughton, the UK military intelligence base where motorcyclist Harry Dunn was killed by former Central Intelligence Agency operative Anne Sacoolas in August 2019 – the teenager’s family, and local MP Andrea Leadsom, are ...

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  • Turkey's Court on Friday has given ruling on whether the UNESCO World Heritage site, Hagia Sophia, in Istanbul on Friday as UNESCO World Heritage site would remain a museum or be turned into a mosque, overturning a 1934 decision. Its 'possible' conversion into a mosque has been opposed by UNESCO, ...

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  • The new law on Hong Kong security, recently approved by the Chinese parliament, came into force on June 30. The legislation, which outlaws separatist, subversive and terrorist activities in Hong Kong, has been met by a wave of protests in the administrative region over fears of rights ...

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  • According to John Hopkins University, Britain has at least 289,000 infected and the death toll from COVID-19 is the third-highest in the world, at 44,687. Scotland, however, remains less affected than England, accounting only for 18,315 cases, and 2,490 fatalities. The National Health Service and ...

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  • According to Russia’s top diplomat, Moscow will raise its voice against a possible confrontation at the next summit of UN Security Council permanent members, which also includes the US, China, France, and Great Britain. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday stated that the risk of ...

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  • As Donald Trump has put it, fellow Democrats’ influence on Joe Biden’s policies has brought him to the point where he doesn’t know "where he is", something that would be detrimental to the country should he win the race for the White House in November. During Thursday's episode ...

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  • Iranian media reported an explosion in Garmdareh, just west of Tehran, early on Friday morning. Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) reported news of the explosion early Friday. According to Dubai-based Al-Arabiya News, the explosion happened in the vicinity of Islamic Revolutionary ...

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