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Hong Kong marks historic Tiananmen anniversary

Beijing June 4 (UNI) The Hong Kong citizen are finding out ways to mark the Tiananmen square massacre that shook the entire world on June 1989.
The government has restricted the movement of peoples in the territory amid on going protest over Beijing's new controversial security law that aimed at lowering the democratic status of Hong Kong.
Before this year, The Tiananmen square used to witness thousands of people to mark the anniversary but this year police told media that as much as 3000 troops has been deployed to stop any possible commemorations. BBC reported
It was in April 1989 when pro democracy protesters went on the streets of Hong Kong and the largest political demonstration in China started.
In order to crush the 6 week long protest, on the night of 3 June 1989 China moves the tanks and troops and opened fire , killing and injuring thousands of unarmed protesters around the square.
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Israel's public health chief resigns amid surge in new COVID-19 cases

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US officially withdraws from WHO

08 Jul 2020 | 12:39 AM

Washington, Jul 7 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has officially withdrawn the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO), US Senator Bob Menendez said in a tweet on Tuesday.

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Italy suspends flights from Bangladesh after virus cases

08 Jul 2020 | 12:07 AM

Dhaka, Jul 7 (UNI) Italy's Health Minister ordered the suspension of flights to Rome from Bangladesh on Tuesday, after a spate of coronavirus cases within the community that authorities worry could expand.

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Bangladesh: Six killed in clash

08 Jul 2020 | 12:02 AM

Dhaka, Jul 07 (UNI) At least six people were killed and two other received bullet injuries in a clash between two groups in Bagmara area under the district Bandarban in Bangladesh on Tuesday morning.

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Brazilian Prez Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

07 Jul 2020 | 10:53 PM

Rio De janeiro, Jul 7 (UNI) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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