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  • UNICEF: Countries failing to prevent violence against children

    UNICEF: Countries failing to prevent violence against children
    22-06-2020, 15:28
    Half of the world’s children, or approximately 1 billion children each year are affected by physical, sexual or psychological violence, suffering injuries, disabilities and death, because countries have failed to follow established strategies to protect them.
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  • South Korea confirms second wave of coronavirus spread

    South Korea confirms second wave of coronavirus spread
    22-06-2020, 15:20
    South Korea’s authorities confirmed that the second wave of the coronavirus infection’s spread was in progress in the country, Jeong Eun-kyeong, chief of the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told reporters on Monday.
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  • Beijing reports 22 new local Covid-19 cases

    Beijing reports 22 new local Covid-19 cases
    20-06-2020, 13:40
    The Beijing Health Commission said on Saturday, June 20 that the city registered 22 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, raising total infections to 205 since a local cluster was discovered in the Xinfadi wholesale market on June 11, CGTN reports.
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  • Brazil becomes second country to hit one million Covid-19 cases

    Brazil becomes second country to hit one million Covid-19 cases
    20-06-2020, 13:17
    Brazil has become the second country in the world to confirm more than one million cases of Covid-19, as the disease continues to spread, BBC reported.
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  • Facebook removes Trump campaign ads with 'Nazi' symbol

    Facebook removes Trump campaign ads with 'Nazi' symbol
    20-06-2020, 13:15
    Facebook said on Thursday that it took down posts and ads run by the re-election campaign of US President Donald Trump for violating its policy against organised hate as part of a broader culling of what the social media giant considers inflammatory racial rhetoric.
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  • Egypt to require visitors to provide PCR coronavirus test certificate: official

    Egypt to require visitors to provide PCR coronavirus test certificate: official
    18-06-2020, 14:26
    Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar Enabah has said that once international travel resumes, Egyptian authorities will require more stringent procedures for visitors from countries in which coronavirus is still spreading, Egypt Independent reports.
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  • Twitter introduces voice tweets

    Twitter introduces voice tweets
    18-06-2020, 14:14
    Twitter on Wednesday, June 17 unveiled audio tweets for a "limited group" of iOS users who can create tweets with their voice. In the coming weeks, all iOS users should have access to voice tweets, CNN reports.
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  • Former Kazakh President Nazarbayev tests positive for coronavirus

    Former Kazakh President Nazarbayev tests positive for coronavirus
    18-06-2020, 14:08
    Nursultan Nazarbayev, the first president of Kazakhstan, is self-isolating after testing positive for coronavirus, CNN cited his office as saying in a statement Thursday, June 18.
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  • Kobe Bryant pilot thought he was climbing rather than descending

    Kobe Bryant pilot thought he was climbing rather than descending
    18-06-2020, 13:54
    The pilot of the helicopter that crashed in thick fog, killing basketball legend Kobe Bryant and seven other passengers, reported he was climbing when he was actually descending, federal investigators said in documents released on Wednesday, June 17, according to The Guardian.
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  • Syrian President Assad's uncle jailed for money laundering

    Syrian President Assad's uncle jailed for money laundering
    17-06-2020, 15:46
    The uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been sentenced to four years in prison by a Paris court for laundering money to build a French property portfolio.
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