Iconic sites around the world reopen their doors

Famed archaeological sites are among the global tourist destinations that are once again allowed to welcome visitors.Iconic global monuments are reopening their doors after weeks of closure as countries around the world move ahead with plans to cautiously ease restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus...

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Hundreds in US demand justice for George Floyd

Protesters in the United States state of Minnesota on Tuesday filled the Minneapolis intersection where George Floyd, an unarmed black man, was pinned down by a white officer before dying at a hospital on Monday.Protesters chanted: "I can't breathe" and "Jail killer KKKops."The protesters eventually...

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India braces for worst locust invasion in decades

Swarms of desert locusts have become the latest threat faced by coronavirus-hit India, with states scrambling to spray pesticides to prevent crop damage from the worst such attack in almost 30 years.Crops and vegetable plantations in several Indian states, including Rajasthan, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh,...

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Hundreds of Migrants Crowd Railway Stations in Mumbai Yet Again

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Eid Al Fitr spirit lights up Fujairah

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Kashmir homes reduced to rubble during gun battle

At least a dozen homes have been reduced to rubble during a gun battle in Srinagar, the main city in Indian-administered Kashmir, residents have told Al Jazeera.Some residents have accused Indian forces of setting civilian homes on fire and looting valuables, including cash and jewellery.A top rebel...

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Cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc in India, Bangladesh

At least 84 people died as the fiercest cyclone to hit parts of Bangladesh and eastern India this century sent trees flying and flattened houses, as millions crammed into shelters despite the risks posed by coronavirus.Millions were left without power after Cyclone Amphan, packing winds of approximately...

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Iftar in the ruins of the Syrian town of Ariha

As dusk settles on the forest of gutted buildings around them, Tareq Abu Ziad and his family break the Ramadan fast at the remains of their home.The northern Syrian town of Ariha looks like the scene of a monster earthquake - a silent, grey sea of loose cinder blocks and mangled iron rods.Abu Ziad had to make...

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‘Full-flower supermoon’ amid coronavirus lockdowns

The last "supermoon" of 2020 rose in the night sky on Thursday over a world beginning to re-emerge after weeks of coronavirus-related lockdowns.The supermoon phenomenon occurs when the moon is within 10 percent of its closest distance to the Earth at the full moon.May's full moon - at the height of the Northern...

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Vande Bharat Mission kick starts to bring NRI citizens home

 India is carrying out several repatriation flights to bring back citizens stranded in various countries. In the first leg of the massive repatriation programme -- ‘Mission ‘Vande Bharat’ -- 64 flights will bring 15,000 Indian citizens home from 12 countries. All those traveling back will...

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