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Al Jazeera a.k.a. JSC is a state funded broadcast company located in Doha Qatar and owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network that was founded in 1996.

Nepal’s Mighty GurkhasNepal’s Mighty Gurkhas

Nepal’s Mighty Gurkhas

As thousands of young Nepalese men battle through grueling physical tests, we discover what it takes to become a Gurkha.

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Anti-government sentiment persists in Hong KongAnti-government sentiment persists in Hong Kong

Anti-government sentiment persists in Hong Kong

It will be one year on Friday since Hong Kong tried to pass a controversial extradition bill that many feared…

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COVID-19: The devastating effect on health workersCOVID-19: The devastating effect on health workers

COVID-19: The devastating effect on health workers

As health workers around the world put their lives on the line to save others in the fight against the…

46 mins ago
Fury in Kenya over police brutality amid coronavirus curfewFury in Kenya over police brutality amid coronavirus curfew

Fury in Kenya over police brutality amid coronavirus curfew

Growing calls for police to be held accountable for excessive violence used to enforce COVID-19-related restrictions.

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Spain coronavirus death toll passes 10,000: Live updatesSpain coronavirus death toll passes 10,000: Live updates

Spain coronavirus death toll passes 10,000: Live updates

For the second day, Spain has recorded its highest daily death toll as infections globally rise to over 965,000.

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Coronavirus should make leaders reconsider the risks of conflictCoronavirus should make leaders reconsider the risks of conflict

Coronavirus should make leaders reconsider the risks of conflict

What happens to the dynamics of war when a pandemic is thrown into the mix?

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Curfew in Mecca, Medina extended to 24 hours over coronavirusCurfew in Mecca, Medina extended to 24 hours over coronavirus

Curfew in Mecca, Medina extended to 24 hours over coronavirus

Saudi Arabia extends measures to combat coronavirus while other Gulf Arab states lock down migrant worker districts.

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Philippines ambassador to Lebanon dies of COVID-19Philippines ambassador to Lebanon dies of COVID-19

Philippines ambassador to Lebanon dies of COVID-19

Philippine foreign ministry announces Catalla's death from complications relating to coronavirus infection.

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US DNC postpones 2020 convention over coronavirus pandemicUS DNC postpones 2020 convention over coronavirus pandemic

US DNC postpones 2020 convention over coronavirus pandemic

Democratic National Committee postpones the nominating convention from July to August 17.

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Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

More than 952,000 infections are confirmed in at least 180 countries and territories, including at least 48,000 deaths.

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Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected?

Top politicians, celebrities and sportspeople have been infected as governments take strict measures to curb the virus.

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US officials weigh mechanics of a coronavirus electionUS officials weigh mechanics of a coronavirus election

US officials weigh mechanics of a coronavirus election

A battle is brewing between Republicans and Democrats over whether to allow widespread mail-in voting in November.

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How to talk to your children about coronavirus

While children have a right to know about a pandemic sweeping the globe, adults should protect them from any distress.

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COVID-19 deaths in Spain rise above 10,000: Five key developments

Spain has the world's second-highest number of fatalities and rising unemployment, but there is hope amid the crisis.

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Where are the US coronavirus hot spots?

As New York continues its fight against the deadly virus, officials are concerned about other population centres.

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