June 17, 2021
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Israel bombs Gaza City in 2nd day of strikes since breaking cease-fire

pawel.gaul/iStock (GAZA) — Israel bombed Gaza for the second straight day Thursday as a cease-fire signed last month appeared to be falling apart between the two […]
June 17, 2021
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US embassy in Afghanistan on strict lockdown amid ‘surging COVID cases, full ICU

PinkOmelet/iStock (KABUL) — The U.S. embassy in Afghanistan is suffering from a COVID-19 crisis as the virus sweeps across Afghanistan in a devastating third wave destabilizing […]
June 17, 2021
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Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy paper, arrest five

spawns/iStock (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s national security police arrested five executives at the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Thursday morning and raided its offices for […]
June 17, 2021
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Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy paper Apple Daily and arrest 5, magnifying concerns over erosion of press freedom

spawns/iStock (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s national security police arrested five executives at the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Thursday morning and raided its offices for […]