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China is “preparing for its final military assault” on Taiwan, the island’s foreign minister has told Sky News, as he vowed to “defend ourselves to the very end”. In an exclusive interview, Joseph Wu said that China had “been conducting misinformation campaigns, hybrid warfare, and recently they have increased their grey zone activities against Taiwan“.
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The number of people who have died with coronavirus in India has passed 200,000. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare gave an updated official figure of 201,187, although many believe the real figure is much higher. This means there were 3,293 deaths reported in the most recent 24-hour period, as the world’s second-largest country
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A major new report by Human Rights Watch has concluded that Israel is presiding over a system of apartheid in the Palestinian Territories which amount to “crimes against humanity”. The controversial 213-page document, produced over two years and titled A Threshold Crossed: Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution, accuses Israel of methodically
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Families in India are being left to ferry their loved ones from hospital to hospital in search of treatment as the country’s new coronavirus infections hit a record peak for the fifth day. Desperate relatives have been pleading for oxygen outside in the street as many coronavirus patients have been turned away by overcrowded hospitals.
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The Turkish doctors treating her are calling her the “miracle baby”. The survival of just one Syrian child refugee against tremendous odds has astonished medics around the world. “She has cheated death at least three times,” one of her doctors at Mersin Hospital, Dr Cagatay Demirci, told Sky News. “Each one of those times might
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