Saturday, 4 July 2020

Asia

Theodora Dickinson suspended over Racist Tweet towards Naz Shah

MANCHESTER: The Conservative Party have suspended an activist after she tweeted that Labour MP Naz Shah should “go back to Pakistan”. The party said Theodora Dickinson was being investigated after targeting the shadow minister. Ms Dickinson responded to a post showing Ms Shah discussing her experience of poverty and recalling ...

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Canadian police gun down Pakistani man suffering from schizophrenia

MISSISSAUGA: A Canadian-Pakistani, reportedly suffering from schizophrenia, was shot dead by Canadian police in Mississauga. The Special Investigations Unit said that the police were called to an apartment to ‘check on the well-being of a man’. According to CBC Canada report, the 62-year-old man’s family called police because he was not ...

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Myanmar: Life under world’s longest internet shutdown

NAYPYITAW: Since Myanmar shut off the internet in two states a year ago, lawyer Oo Twan Hla, who was once able to check online when his cases were scheduled, said he must now travel through a war zone to read a signboard. An aspiring medic, in a community largely barred ...

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Indian troops crossed border, ‘broke consensus’: China

BEIJING: China again accused Indian troops of breaking “consensus” and violating territorial limits in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region. “Indian front-line troops broke the consensus and crossed the Line of Actual Control [LAC], deliberately provoking and attacking Chinese officers and soldiers, thus triggering fierce physical conflicts and causing casualties,” ...

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Trump attacks Bolton who calls him not ‘fit’ for office

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Donald Trump’s presidency was in turmoil Thursday after top ex-aide John Bolton declared him unfit for office, raising the stakes on a controversial re-election rally meant to boost his flailing campaign — yet facing troubles of its own. Trump’s once supremely self-confident march toward a second term ...

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10 B’deshi doctors suspended for refusing patients

CHATTOGRAM: Ten physicians of different hospitals under Chattogram City Corporation and a store keeper have been suspended for refusing to provide treatment to Covid-19 patients. Chattogram City Corporation issued a notice in this regard on Tuesday night, said Chief Health Officer of Chattogram City Corporation, Dr Selim Akter. Those who ...

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20 Indian soldiers killed in border clashes with China

SRINAGAR: The Indian army said on Tuesday that 20 of its soldiers were killed in clashes with Chinese troops at a disputed border site, in a major escalation of a weeks-long standoff in the western Himalayas. In a statement, the army said that 17 critically injured Indian troops succumbed to ...

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Nepal police arrests three men for quarantine rape

KATHMANDU: Police in Nepal arrested three men on suspicion of gang raping a woman quarantined alone in an empty school, a case that has added to public anger over unsafe conditions for thousands of migrant workers forced into confinement over the coronavirus. Nepal requires those arriving from abroad to spend ...

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