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China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests

China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests

China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests Legislators are “granted the right to disapprove budgets introduced by the government,” Civil Human Rights Front, a pro-democracy group, said. “Through the primary election, the candidates only exercised their rights to debate their political stance, and the electors …

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E.U.’s Mass Vaccination Campaign Starts, With Nursing Homes as Focus

E.U.’s Mass Vaccination Campaign Starts, With Nursing Homes as Focus

E.U.’s Mass Vaccination Campaign Starts, With Nursing Homes as Focus E.U.’s Mass Vaccination Campaign Starts, With Nursing Homes as Focus BERLIN — From nursing homes in France to hospitals in Poland, older Europeans and the workers who care for them rolled up their sleeves on Sunday to receive coronavirus vaccine shots in a campaign to protect more than 450 million …

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George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything?

George Floyd’s killing help force national conversation

George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything? George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything? Y ou did not need to watch all of the more than eight minutes of footage, to realise this was extraordinary by any standard. For what felt like an age, Derek Chauvin, a 44-year-old white officer with the …

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Funding and guidance published for mass Covid testing in schools – but union warns plan still ‘unrealistic’

<p>Students are set to get lateral flow tests as they return to school next term</p>

Funding and guidance published for mass Covid testing in schools – but union warns plan still ‘unrealistic’ Funding and guidance published for mass Covid testing in schools – but union warns plan still ‘unrealistic’ The government has announced £78m in funding and published guidance for mass testing in schools – although a union has said the plan and timescale is …

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In Nigeria, Another Boko Haram Mass Kidnapping Shocks Parents

In Nigeria, Another Boko Haram Mass Kidnapping Shocks Parents

In Nigeria, Another Boko Haram Mass Kidnapping Shocks Parents In Nigeria, Another Boko Haram Mass Kidnapping Shocks Parents DAKAR, Senegal — When the heavy gunfire first started, Abdulkadir Musbau was out in his hometown Kankara, buying noodles for his children’s Saturday breakfast. Around him, people started running in all directions, so he sprinted home, passing police and vigilantes on the …

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How Scientists Tracked Down a Mass Killer (of Salmon)

How Scientists Tracked Down a Mass Killer (of Salmon)

How Scientists Tracked Down a Mass Killer (of Salmon) How Scientists Tracked Down a Mass Killer (of Salmon) The salmon were dying and nobody knew why. About 20 years ago, ambitious restoration projects had brought coho salmon back to urban creeks in the Seattle area. But after it rained, the fish would display strange behaviors: listing to one side, rolling …

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Covid: Government plan for mass testing students at Christmas a ‘recipe for chaos’, union warns

Students get a Covid-19 test at St Andrews University in Scotland ahead of the Christmas holiday

Covid: Government plan for mass testing students at Christmas a ‘recipe for chaos’, union warns Covid: Government plan for mass testing students at Christmas a ‘recipe for chaos’, union warns The government’s plans for mass coronavirus testing for students so they can return home for Christmas are a “recipe for chaos”, a union has warned. Students at targeted universities in …

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Day After Mass Protests, Belarus Arrests Opposition Activists

Day After Mass Protests, Belarus Arrests Opposition Activists

Day After Mass Protests, Belarus Arrests Opposition Activists Day After Mass Protests, Belarus Arrests Opposition Activists MINSK, Belarus — Security forces in Belarus on Monday arrested two of the last high-profile opposition figures not already in jail for protesting against the country’s authoritarian president, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko. The arrests came as a senior United States diplomat met with the embattled …

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Hundreds of Police Killings in India, but No Mass Protests

Hundreds of Police Killings in India, but No Mass Protests

Hundreds of Police Killings in India, but No Mass Protests Hundreds of Police Killings in India, but No Mass Protests On June 19, around 7 p.m., four police officers from the Sathankulam station arrested the father and drove him away in a van. When his son rushed to the police station, he was detained as well. Several witnesses, including a …

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Belarus Protests: Mass Beatings, Detentions as President Clings to Power

Belarus Protests: Mass Beatings, Detentions as President Clings to Power

Belarus Protests: Mass Beatings, Detentions as President Clings to Power Belarus Protests: Mass Beatings, Detentions as President Clings to Power MINSK, Belarus — Accounts of violent beatings of protesters and brutal mass detentions mounted in Belarus on Thursday as the country’s embattled president, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, deployed brute force to cling to power. Widespread protests against Mr. Lukashenko, an authoritarian …

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