Monthly Archives: September 2020

News24.com | Armenia and Azerbaijan step up fighting in fiercest clashes since 1990s

Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan escalated sharply in and around the mountain territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and at least 30 people were killed in a second day of heavy clashes.

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News24.com | WATCH | Uber wins back right to operate in London

Uber has won a legal bid to restore its London operating license. A British judge was satisfied the service was now ‘fit and proper’ after addressing safety concerns.

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News24.com | Most countries failing to address women’s needs during pandemic – UN

Only one in eight countries worldwide have brought in measures to specifically protect women from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a database of government responses to Covid-19.

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News24.com | WATCH | Tax revelation could blot Trump’s business brand

Revelations that Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income tax the year he entered the White House served to raise doubts about Trump’s self-image as a shrewd businessman.

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News24.com | Nearly 280 000 US schoolchildren have had coronavirus: study

Almost 280 000 school-aged children were infected with the novel coronavirus between 1 March and 19 September, according to detailed data released in a report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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News24.com | Global coronavirus deaths surpass 1 million

More than 1 million people have died of Covid-19 around the world as of Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, with the pace of fatalities picking up as infections again surge in several countries.

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News24.com | Trump’s ex-campaign manager had 10 guns, allegedly hit wife: police

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Brad Parscale had 10 guns in his Florida home and his wife accused him of beating her, police say, after he was dramatically detained outside his house.

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News24.com | Policeman pleads not guilty in Breonna Taylor case

The lone officer charged in the case of Breonna Taylor, the African-American woman whose death during a Louisville, Kentucky police raid became a rallying cry of the Black Lives Matter movement, has pleaded not guilty.

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News24.com | Mexico identifies woman who may have had unconsensual gynecological surgery in US detention

Mexico said it has identified one Mexican woman who underwent gynecological surgery, potentially without her consent, while detained at the Georgia immigration facility that’s been the center of allegations about unauthorised hysterectomies.

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News24.com | China teacher handed death sentence for poisoning children

A kindergarten teacher in China has been sentenced to death for poisoning dozens of children in an act of revenge against a colleague that left one toddler dead.

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