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Fire tears through Bangladesh container depot killing 37 and injuring hundreds
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Fire tears through Bangladesh container depot killing 37 and injuring hundreds

Hong Kong (CNN) – At least 37 people were killed and more than 300 injured as a fire tore through…
Sri Lanka’s prime minister resigns amid protests over economic crisis
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Sri Lanka’s prime minister resigns amid protests over economic crisis

Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN) – Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Monday, following weeks of protests against his…
Sri Lanka sends troops to fuel stations amid worsening economic crisis
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Sri Lanka sends troops to fuel stations amid worsening economic crisis

Sri Lanka posted soldiers at hundreds of state-run gas stations on Tuesday to help distribute fuel after a sudden rise…
New report details labor rights abuses at Dubai’s Expo 2020
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New report details labor rights abuses at Dubai’s Expo 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The legions of workers who built Dubai’s extravagant Expo 2020 site and keep it…
South Asia counts losses from devastating monsoon floods
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South Asia counts losses from devastating monsoon floods

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — When the Dharala River burst its banks in early July, Kamal Hossain left his home with…
Monsoon floods, landslides kill at least 221 in South Asia
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Monsoon floods, landslides kill at least 221 in South Asia

NEW DELHI (AP) — Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 221 people across South…
The battle is not over: Rising infections seen worldwide
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The battle is not over: Rising infections seen worldwide

BERLIN (AP) — Nations around the world and US states struggled mightily Tuesday to contain a surge of coronavirus infections…
Virus cases surge in US, worldwide, but slow in China, Korea
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Virus cases surge in US, worldwide, but slow in China, Korea

BANGKOK (AP) — The world saw the largest daily increases yet in coronavirus cases over the weekend, while infections slowed…
Bangladesh garment factories reopen, defying virus lockdown
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Bangladesh garment factories reopen, defying virus lockdown

Hundreds of Bangladesh’s garment factories defied a nationwide coronavirus lockdown to reopen on Sunday, raising fears the industry’s vulnerable and…
Islam’s holiest sites emptied by coronavirus crisis as Ramadan begins
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Islam’s holiest sites emptied by coronavirus crisis as Ramadan begins

JERUSALEM (Reuters) — The holy month of Ramadan began on Friday with Islam’s holiest sites in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem…
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