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Soleimani death: Iraq court issues arrest warrant against Donald Trump – world news

An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader last year, Iraq’s judiciary said. The warrant was issued by a judge in Baghdad’s investigative court tasked with probing the Washington-directed drone strike that killed Gen. Qassim Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the court’s ...

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Death for former China banker – world news

The former chairman of one of China’s largest state-controlled asset management firms was sentenced to death Tuesday for soliciting $260 million in bribes, corruption, and also bigamy. Lai Xiaomin, a former Communist Party member, gave a detailed televised confession on state broadcaster CCTV last January, which showed footage of safes and cabinets stuffed with cash in a Beijing apartment allegedly ...

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‘The deaths are real deaths’: Anthony Fauci rejects Donald Trump’s claim of coronavirus death toll being ‘exaggerated’ – world news

Two top US health officials on Sunday disputed a claim by President Donald Trump that federal data on Covid-19 cases and deaths in the United States is overblown, and both expressed optimism that the pace of vaccinations is picking up. “The deaths are real deaths,” Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on ...

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Germany set for longer lockdown as death figures spike – world news

German officials made clear Wednesday that they won’t be able to relax lockdown restrictions in early January as the country recorded more than 1,000 deaths in one day for the first time. That figure was likely swollen by delayed reporting but underlined the severity of the situation. Germany, the European Union’s most populous country, shut restaurants, bars, sports and leisure ...

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Russia admits to world’s third-worst coronavirus death toll – world news

Russia on Monday said its coronavirus death toll was more than three times higher than it had previously reported, making it the country with the third-largest number of fatalities. For months President Vladimir Putin has boasted about Russia’s low fatality rate from the virus, saying earlier this month that it had done a “better” job at managing the pandemic than ...

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Pak-linked groups in Canada seek probe into Baloch activist’s mysterious death in Toronto – world news

Several Canadian civil society groups with roots in Pakistan have sought a “thorough investigation” into what they have described as the “murder” of 37-year-old Karima Baloch, whose corpse was found by Toronto police this week after she had gone missing. Toronto police have already said it was a “non-criminal death”. In a tweet, they reiterated that “no foul play is ...

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PM Modi writes to Nawaz Sharif, condoles his mother’s death – india news

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a letter to former Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif to extend condolences on the death of Sharif’s mother last month, according to Pakistani media reports on Thursday. The letter was forwarded by chargé d’affaires Gaurva Ahluwalia at the Indian high commission in Islamabad to Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on December 11 with a request that it ...

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UK: Air pollution listed as cause of 9-year-old’s death – world news

A British coroner ruled Wednesday that excessive air pollution from traffic fumes contributed to the death of a 9-year-old girl who died of a fatal asthma attack. The girl is believed to be the first person in the UK to have air pollution listed as the cause of death on their death certificate. Ella Kissi-Debrah, who lived close to one ...

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Groom stabbed to death for not providing more liquor to friends to enjoy wedding celebrations – india news

In a shocking incident, a groom was stabbed to death barely hours after his marriage by some of his friends in a village near here because he refused to provide them more liquor to enjoy the celebrations. Police said the incident took place on Monday night in Palimukim Pur village when the 28-year-old Bablu went to meet his friends soon ...

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PM Modi pays tributes to Sardar Patel on his death anniversary – india news

Paying tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hailed him as the “iron man” who laid the foundation of a strong and prosperous India. Also Read | Statue of Unity to reopen from October 17: Check latest guidelines The path shown by him will always inspire us to protect the unity, integrity ...

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