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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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Biden nominates David Cohen as pick for ambassador to Canada

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U.S. President Joe Biden has nominated David Cohen, a tech executive who once served as chief of staff to the mayor of Philadelphia, to be his ambassador to Canada.U.S. President Joe Biden is nominating David Cohen — seen here in a 2014 photo — to serve as his ambassador to Canada, according to the White…
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Floods in China kill at least 25, military blasts dam

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China's military has blasted a dam to release floodwaters threatening one of its most heavily populated provinces, as the death toll in widespread flooding rose to at least 25.
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'Detrimental for all of EU' Angela Merkel ally blasts German leader's deal with Joe Biden

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Merkel departure would have ‘major impact’ on EU says Butikofer 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…
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Olympic Games protest erupts on busy Tokyo street as road blocked - 'Go to HELL IOC'

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Express. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. PROTESTS erupted on a busy Tokyo street minutes before the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Tokyo 2020: Anti-Olympics protesters march as the games kick off Sign up to receive our rundown of the day's top stories direct to your inbox Invalid emailWe use your…
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'Ridiculous' EU blasted by Yanis Varoufakis as eurozone crisis deepens after ECB plan

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Christine Lagarde says the EU has ‘exceptional tools to use’ 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…