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Kashmiri leader calls for July strikes, protests

Kashmiri leader calls for July strikes, protests

90-year-old ailing leader Syed Ali Geelani releases letter after stepping down from Kashmir's largest pro-freedom alliance

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Coronavirus cases in Southeast Asia pass 170,000
07.07.2020

Coronavirus cases in Southeast Asia pass 170,000

Nearly 3,000 more COVID-19 cases, over 70 fatalities confirmed in 6 countries over past day

Kazakhstan's coronavirus cases rise by 1,109 to 49,683
07.07.2020

Kazakhstan's coronavirus cases rise by 1,109 to 49,683

Ukraine, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Georgia also report new virus numbers

Bangladesh reports spike in coronavirus fatalities
07.07.2020

Bangladesh reports spike in coronavirus fatalities

55 more COVID-19 fatalities, over 3,000 infections recorded over past day

21 die in China bus crash
07.07.2020

21 die in China bus crash

Bus carrying students falls into lake in southwestern Guizhou province, local media reports

China joins UN weapons trade treaty
07.07.2020

China joins UN weapons trade treaty

China becomes 107th party to pact that bars illicit transfer, abuse of conventional arms