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China's Xi visits Tibet amid infrastructure boom, rising controls over religion

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Chinese leader Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Tibet as authorities tighten controls over the Himalayan region's traditional Buddhist culture, accompanied by an accelerated drive for economic development and modernized infrastructure.Chinese President Xi Jinping waves as he arrives at the airport in Nyingchi, Tibet, on Wednesday. His visit coincides with anniversary of the…
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One rule for them! Fury as Macron, Jill Biden and WHO chief all in Tokyo for Olympics

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Emmanuel Macron arrives in Tokyo for the Olympics Sign up to receive our rundown of the day's top stories direct to your inbox Invalid emailWe use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our…
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RT host claims Britain is seeking to do all it can to 'antagonise' Russia amid tensions

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Express. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. A LEADING presenter for Russia Today (RT) has mocked Britain's naval capabilities, telling viewers that the country now has to "depend on others to rule the waves". Royal Navy accused of 'antagonising' Russia by RT UK Sign up to receive our rundown of the day's top stories…
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Macron uprising: Major French rebellion as 'phenomenal' revolt planned –President on brink

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France: Commentator criticises Macron’s vaccine passport plans Sign up to receive our rundown of the day's top stories direct to your inbox Invalid emailWe use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding.…
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Olympics 2020 broadcasters cut away as key performer 'takes the knee' at opening ceremony

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THE official Tokyo Olympics 2020 broadcaster appeared to suddenly cut away after an athlete "took the knee" during the opening ceremony. Tokyo 2020: Mills and Sbihi proud to be Team GB flagbearers Sign up to receive our rundown of the day's top stories direct to your inbox Invalid emailWe use your sign-up to provide content…
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At least 22 dead following 2 prison riots in Ecuador

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At least 22 inmates died and several police were injured during riots at two of Ecuador's largest penitentiaries, the Andean nation said on Thursday, marking the second major deadly wave of prison violence this year.Security forces enter Litoral Penitentiary after a deadly riot inside in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on Thursday. (Dolores Ochoa/The Associated Press)At least 22…