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Fresh bloodshed in Myanmar as UN set to meet on crisis

Fresh bloodshed in Myanmar as UN set to meet on crisis

YANGON: A protester was shot dead in Myanmar on Friday in the latest round of bloodletting at anti-coup demonstrations, as the UN Security Council prepared to meet on the escalating crisis.

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Queen's husband Philip moved back to private hospital to recover

Queen's husband Philip moved back to private hospital to recover

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II's 99-year-old husband, Prince Philip, was on Friday moved back to a private London hospital after a successful heart procedure, Buckingham Palace said, raising hopes for his recovery.

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Grave of slain protester disturbed in Myanmar

Residents say authorities in Myanmar removed the body of a slain protester from a grave, apparently in an attempt to debunk claims she had been shot dead.

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Anti-coup protests continue in Myanmar as UN urged to hear 'pleas'

YANGON - Anti-coup demonstrators returned to the streets of Myanmar Saturday, a day after a United Nations envoy urged the Security Council to hear the nation's "desperate pleas" and take swift action to restore democracy.

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Anti-coup protests continue in Myanmar as UN urged to hear 'pleas'
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'Nomadland' director faces backlash in native China

BEIJING: A nationalist backlash against the award-winning American road movie "Nomadland" has cast doubt over the film's China release after social media users and state media questioned its director Chloe Zhao's loyalty to her birth country.

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'Nomadland' director faces backlash in native China
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Ivory Coast heads into elections after political turmoil

ABIDJAN - Ivory Coast was set to vote in a parliamentary ballot on Saturday in a key test of stability after presidential elections last year marked by violence.

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Ivory Coast heads into elections after political turmoil
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Chinese cyber-espionage unit on US hacking spree: report

SAN FRANCISCO - At least 30,000 US organizations including local governments have been hacked in recent days by an "unusually aggressive" Chinese cyber-espionage campaign, according to a computer security specialist.

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Chinese cyber-espionage unit on US hacking spree: report
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Pope Francis to meet top cleric Sistani on second day in Iraq

NAJAF (IRAQ) - Pope Francis begins the second day of his historic Iraq visit on Saturday with an extraordinary meeting with Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the top authority for the country's Shiite Muslims.

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Pope Francis to meet top cleric Sistani on second day in Iraq
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Software icon McAfee charged in cryptocurrency scam

NEW YORK - The creator of McAfee computer security software was facing charges Friday that he cashed in on a "pump-and-dump" scheme, by promoting cryptocurrencies on Twitter to drive up their value.

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Software icon McAfee charged in cryptocurrency scam
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Mars rover Perseverance goes for a 'spin'

WASHINGTON - The Mars rover Perseverance has successfully conducted its first test drive on the Red Planet, the US space agency NASA said Friday.

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Mars rover Perseverance goes for a 'spin'
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Fresh clashes in Senegal capital after opposition leader held

DAKAR - Senegalese police fired tear gas in clashes with supporters of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko on Friday after a court ordered him held in custody following two days of violence over his arrest.

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Fresh clashes in Senegal capital after opposition leader held
5 Mar 2021

Queen's husband Philip moved back to private hospital to recover

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II's 99-year-old husband, Prince Philip, was on Friday moved back to a private London hospital after a successful heart procedure, Buckingham Palace said, raising hopes for his recovery.

5 Mar 2021
Queen's husband Philip moved back to private hospital to recover