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Massive explosion hits Kabul again

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Massive explosion hits Kabul again Large explosion was heard near Kabul airport in Afghanistan, media reports. Two dead, three injured after rocket hits residential building in Kabul- local source  A rocket was fired at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan where the U.S.-led evacuation flights were continuing but failed to hit the target. The rocket hit a residential area and the casualties were unclear.  Reports from Kabul in Afghanistan suggest a rocket has landed in a residential area near the city's airport White House called indications that IS planned to strike again as the U.S.-led evacuation from Kabul airport moved into its final days

Donald Trump was taken to an underground bunker during protests over the death of George Floyd

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Trump was sent to the White House's underground bunker Donald Trump was taken to an underground bunker during protests over the death of George Floyd As hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the gates of the White House on Friday night, secret service agents rushed the president and his family to a safety bunker, Trump later tweeted claiming the story was "FAKE NEWS" and officials have since admitted the president and his family were never in any real danger, despite three consecutive nights of violent protests near the Executive Mansion. Trump was sent to the White House's underground bunker, used in the past during terrorist threats, but only for a "short time". Trump warned the protesters the White House by the U.S. SecretService. They were not only totally professional, but very cool. I was inside, watched every move, and couldn’t have felt more safe. They let the “protesters” scream & rant as much as they wanted, but whenever someone got

Belgium Prince Joachim, 28 prince has tested positive for coronavirus

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Belgium Prince Joachim, 28  prince has tested positive for Covid-19.  The Belgian Royal Household has confirmed to EL PAIS that an aristocrat reported to have attended a party in Cordoba that breached CORONAVIRUS confinement measures was Prince Joachim, 28, the nephew of Belgium’s King Philippe. The same sources explained that Joachim, the ninth in line to the throne, traveled to Spain on May 24 for professional reasons, but offered no further information on what these were. They also confirmed that the prince has tested positive for Covid-19. The Royal Household did not state whether Joachim had contracted the disease in his own country or while he was in Spain. Although the Royal Household claimed that the prince had traveled to Spain for professional reasons, Joachim’s partner, Victoria Ortiz, is from the Andalusian city, according to the couple’s social media posts. After landing in Madrid, Prince Joachim took a high-speed AVE train to Córdoba. A day after, he began to present symp

At least 10 people were killed when a bomb hit a mini-bus in Somalia

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At least 10 people were killed when a bomb hit a mini-bus in Somalia At least 10 people were killed and several others were injured in the bombing of a passenger bus in Somalia, not far from the capital of Mogadishu, local media reported on Sunday, citing police. the minibus was hit by a roadside bomb at Hawa Abdi village, about 12 miles northwest of Mogadishu. Initial reports said that six people had been killed in the blast. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the incident. Nine passengers died and eight were wounded when a bomb hit a mini-bus on the outskirts of capital Mogadishu this morning, police said. The victims were traveling from the town of to Mogadishu when a roadside bomb exploded, Ahmed, a police officer, said by phone. No one has claimed responsibility for the blast, though the police blamed al-Shabaab, an al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group

US President Donald Trump says he will delay the #G7Summit and invite other countries

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US President Donald Trump says he will delay the #G7Summit and invite other countries Trump said on Saturday that he will postpone G7Summit, which had been scheduled for late June, until September. Trump told reporters on Air Force One that he would like to invite Australia, Russia, South Korea and India to the meeting. Donald Trump says he will postpone a meeting of the G7 until the autumn, just a day after German chancellor Angela Merkel said she would not attend unless the course of the coronavirus pandemic changed. The president made the unexpected announcement aboard Air Force One on his way back to Washington DC from Florida, where he watched the Nasa SpaceX launch.

At least 15 civilians killed in Burkina Faso attack by jihadist

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At least 15 civilians killed in Burkina Faso attack by jihadist At least 15 civilians killed in Burkina Faso attack by jihadist.At least 15 people were killed following an attack on a convoy transporting traders in a town in northern Burkina Faso on Friday, the government said. The attack, carried out by an unidentified group of assailants, left several others wounded. Many more were still unaccounted for, the government said in a statement. Burkina Faso has been battling armed combatants with links to al Qaeda and the Islamic State since 2017. Hundreds have been killed in the past year in the Sahel nation, and over half a million people have fled their homes due to attacks which have also fuelled ethnic and religious tensions. Burkina Faso’s armed forces said troops destroyed a militant camp in another province in the north of the country. It said 10 assailants and a soldier died during the operation.
INDIA CORONAVIRUS DEATH TOLL RISE TO 4971 AND THE conformed cases 1,73,763 India registers another record single-day jump of 7,964 coronavirus cases and 265 deaths, a day before the 2-month-old lockdown is set to end. The Health Ministry put the total number of confirmed cases at 173,763 with 4,971 deaths.

Protests erupted outside of CNN's headquarters in Atlanta following the death of George Floyd

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Protests erupted outside of CNN's headquarters in Atlanta following the death of George Floyd A protest formed outside of CNN's headquarters in Atlanta on Friday evening, resulting in clashes with police and vandalism to the building. Demonstrators descended on Atlanta to protest the killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed black man who was killed during a police arrest in Minneapolis this week, and appeared to migrate to the CNN building. Demonstrators appeared to ultimately make it to the media company's headquarters and began defacing the CNN logo in front of the building and breaking glass at its entrance. SWAT officers were called to try to quell the protests and tried to deflect objects being thrown at the building. Officers dispersed the protesters after they began leaving the building but started damaging police vehicles. Floyd's death has sparked protests across the country, including three consecutive nights of demonstrations in Minneapolis that saw loo

US President Trump criticized China handling of Hong Kong issue

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US President Trump criticized China's handling of Hong Kong issue  US President Trump criticized China's handling of the new crown epidemic and the Hong Kong issue in tough terms at the press conference. He announced that he would terminate his relationship with the WHO from now on, and accused Beijing of promoting Hong Kong ’s “National Security Law” in violation of the “Sino-British Joint Statement”, which would allow Hong Kong to enter “one country, one system”. Officials impose sanctions, and the US will no longer treat Hong Kong as a separate customs zone, and will examine all aspects of its relationship with Hong Kong.