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Trump immigration policy sparks anxiety among Canadians studying in U.

A new policy stipulates that international students who take a fully virtual course this fall will not be allowed to remain in the U.S..

Israeli Scientists Use Waste To Make Sanitizer In Battle Against Virus.

Israeli scientists have come up with a "simple" and low-cost method to turn waste into ethanol for use as sanitisers in the battle against the novel coronavirus.

Frenchman Facing Death In Indonesia For Molesting Hundreds Of Kids.

A French retiree could face the death penalty in Indonesia on charges that he molested over 300 children and beat those who refused to have sex with him, authorities said Thursday.

U.S. sanctions 3 senior Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses

The decision to bar the Chinese Communist Party officials from entering the U.S. is the latest action taken against China by the Trump administration as relations deteriorate.

RFE/RL: Russian lawmakers propose expanded 'extremism' law aimed at Crimea.

The new bill proposes imprisonment of 6 to 10 years, especially for repeated violations of the law.

WHO says more research needed on possible airborne transmission of coronavirus.

The agency said some outbreak reports related to indoor crowded spaces have suggested the possibility of aerosol transmission, combined with droplet transmission, such as during choir practice, in restaurants or in fitness classes. 

Police Say Missing Seoul Mayor Found Dead After «#MeToo Allegations» .

Seoul's outspoken mayor Park Won-soon, long seen as a potential South Korean presidential candidate, was found dead, police said Friday. He was 64.

Coronavirus hits ‘full speed’ in Africa as Asia, Europe warn public against complacency.

Infections mounted at a frightening speed in the countries with the world's highest confirmed caseloads -- the United States, India and Brazil. Between them, the three account for the majority of new cases worldwide reported daily.

Coronavirus hits ‘full speed’ in Africa as Asia, Europe warn public against complacency.

Infections mounted at a frightening speed in the countries with the world's highest confirmed caseloads -- the United States, India and Brazil. Between them, the three account for the majority of new cases worldwide reported daily.

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Koretsky not planning to resign from SBI, says most cases against Poroshenko have no prospects.

KYIV. July 9 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Oleh Koretsky, the head of the Third Bureau of the Department for Investigation into Criminal Offences Committed by Officials, Main Investigations Department of the State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) has said th...

‘Prepare for January’: European Commission warns as Brexit trade talks stall.

‘Inevitable disruptions’ on way whether or not deal is agreed, document points out

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Dozens Rally Near Ukraine Constiutional Court Over Controversial Language Law.

Dozens of activists, opposition politicians and lawmakers have rallied near the building of Ukraine's Constitutional Court as it debated a controverisal language law that has been criticized for restricting access to minority languages.

«Strong Evidence» Mothers Can Transmit Virus To Newborns.

There is "strong evidence" that COVID-19- positive mothers can pass the virus on to their unborn infants, scientists said Thursday, in findings that could affect how pregnant women are shielded during...

NABU refuses to execute ECHR's ruling – Ukrainian MP.

REUTERSThe European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has pointed out to serious human rights violations by the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), namely pressure on witnesses and illegal...

Wildfire in Luhansk region contained, no threat of fire spread – emergency service.

As of 17:40, July 9, the wildfire in Novoaidarsky district of Luhansk region has been contained, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine said.

Seoul mayor missing amid sexual harassment allegations.

Authorities are searching for Park Won-soon, who vanished after giving his daughter a message that she described as sounding like a will, Seoul police said.

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Child labour increasing in lockdown Uganda while schools are closed.

Fears of exploitation of children in mining and prostitution amid Covid-19 economics

Russia demands changes to bill on special status for Donbas - Kazansky.

The Russian side in the Trilateral Contact Group for the Peaceful Settlement of the Situation in Donetsk and Luhansk Regions (TCG) is delaying the negotiation process and demanding that the preamble be removed from the bill on a special status for...

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Trump Decries «Political Prosecution» After Supreme Court Rulings.

US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was the victim of "political prosecution" after the Supreme Court issued mixed rulings on whether he must turn over his financial records.

Ukraine, NATO agree to strengthen presence of forces, hardware in Black Sea region.

Defense Minister of Ukraine and Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg during a phone conversation have agreed to strengthen the presence of forces and hardware in the Black Sea region via patrolling from the air and the allocation of warships...

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Russian Lawmakers Propose Expanded 'Extremism' Law Aimed At Crimea.

group of Russian lawmakers has proposed an expanded extremism bill aimed at further quelling opposition activists and politicians as well as anyone questioning Moscow’s forcible seizure of the Crimean Peninsula.

Coronavirus: U.S. layoffs remain at high level amid spike in cases

More than 1.3 million Americans applied for unemployment aid last week, a historically high pace that shows that many employers are still laying people off amid the pandemic.

World Nomad Games Moved To 2021 Due To Pandemic

Turkish authorities have moved the Fourth World Nomad Games to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

India Raises Concerns With US Over New Rules For Foreign Students.

India has conveyed its concerns to the United States about a new immigration order that could force a large number of Indian students to return home, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.

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Ukraine, NATO agree to strengthen military presence in Black Sea region.

Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Taran and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed the security situation in eastern Ukraine and in the Black Sea and agreed to strengthen the military presence in the Black Sea region.

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