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Death toll rises to 20 in landslides in India’s Mumbai

July 18, 2021

The death toll from landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains in the Indian city of Mumbai has risen to 20, an official said on Sunday. Seventeen people were killed after a wall collapsed in the Chembur suburb early Sunday and three others killed after huts collapsed on top of each other in a landslide in […]

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Boris Johnson, UK finance chief forced to self-isolate due to COVID-19

July 18, 2021

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunk, chancellor of the exchequer, have been forced to self-isolate after having been in contact with the health secretary, who tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday. The two were forced to make a U-turn after having earlier refused to self-isolate, arguing they were part of a so-called pilot […]

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Mrcedes driver Hamilton wins F1 British Grand Prix

July 18, 2021

British driver Lewis Hamilton won the 10th Grand Prix of Formula 1’s 2021 season held in the United Kingdom on Sunday. The 52-lap British Grand Prix was held at the Silverstone Circuit, the East Midlands, on a 5.8-kilometer (3.6-mile) track. The race got off to a chaotic start as Red Bull driver Verstappen was out […]

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Jordan condemns Israeli settler incursions into Al-Aqsa complex

July 18, 2021

Jordan on Sunday condemned Israeli settler incursions into the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex amid rising tensions in occupied East Jerusalem. “The Israeli acts against Al-Aqsa Mosque are rejected and condemned, and constitute a violation of the historical and legal status quo and of international law,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Daifallah al-Fayez said in a statement. According […]

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Turkish Navy saves 80 irregular migrants in Mediterranean

July 18, 2021

The Turkish Navy rescued at least 80 irregular migrants off the coast of Libya, the National Defense Ministry said on Sunday. The Turkish frigate TCG Gediz was on patrol off the coast of the North African nation when it learned that a boat carrying irregular migrants was drifting towards the Tunisian coast, said a ministry […]

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EU calls for calm amid tension over Al-Aqsa settler incursions

July 18, 2021

The EU on Sunday called for calm in occupied East Jerusalem amid tension over plans by Israeli settler groups to storm the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex. “Israeli authorities, religious and community leaders from all sides should act urgently to calm down this explosive situation,” the Office of the EU Representative said in a statement. The […]

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Wes Unseld Jr. becomes Washington Wizards’ new head coach

July 18, 2021

The Washington Wizards announced Saturday that Wes Unseld Jr. was named the 25th head coach in the capital city basketball team’s history. “Becoming a head coach in the NBA is a goal that I have pursued my entire adult life and to have that dream realized by coming full circle back to Washington is truly […]

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Israeli police attack Palestinians at Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate

July 18, 2021

Israeli police on Sunday attacked young Palestinians at the Damascus Gate, one of occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City gates. Young Palestinians gathered at the gate after more than 1,000 Israeli settlers forced their way into the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex early Sunday, amid tension over a planned settler incursion into the flashpoint site. Israeli police attacked […]

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