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Three killed in knife attack in French city of Nice

Three people have been killed in a knife attack at a church in the southern French city of Nice. Several others have been injured. The attacker was wounded by police and is in custody in hospital. Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow us on …

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Several dead in blast at religious school in Pakistan’s Peshawar

An explosion at a religious school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar has killed at least 7 people and wounded 83 others, several of them children, police and health officials say. Police say an improvised explosive device detonated when students were gathering for lessons. The number of casualties may …

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Second Cyprus politician quits in wake of passport scheme scandal

Demetris Syllouris, the Cypriot parliament speaker, has announced he will resign after he was implicated in a scheme to sell passports to criminals through the country’s citizenship through investment programme. Syllouris was filmed as part of Al Jazeera’s The Cyprus Papers Undercover, an investigation which revealed how criminals were able …

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Kyrgyzstan annuls parliamentary election results after overnight protests

Kyrgyzstan’s central election commission has annulled the results of the October 4 parliamentary election after overnight protests. Anger has been growing over Sunday’s result, which handed a landslide victory to pro-government parties. Demonstrators have broken into government and security headquarters, and freed former President Almazbek Atambayev and other former officials. …

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US: Was a White House event a COVID-19 super spreader?

Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett was meant to be a day of political triumph. It now appears it may have been a coronavirus super-spreader event. Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports on how the White House became a COVID-19 hot spot. – Subscribe to our channel: – …

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