Battle of the Bulge heroes remembered 75 after epic World War Two campaign

Battle of the Bulge heroes remembered 75 after epic World War Two campaign

Seventy-five years after the wooded hills of the Ardennes saw the bloody turning point of World War II, US and European leaders gather to pay their respects.
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Hong Kong legislature votes for law banning national anthem insults

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Hong Kong's legislature votes for a Beijing-backed law banning insults to China's national anthem, a move critics say further stifles dissent in the restless semi-autonomous financial hub.
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June 4: Tiananmen crackdown anniversary

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Hong Kong legislature resumes debate on national anthem law ahead of vote

Hong Kong legislature debates over the proposed national anthem bill which sparked another round of protests in the city. China has been pushing for the controversial bill that would criminalise insults to its national anthem.
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Man kneels at park where HK usually holds Tiananmen vigils

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Police use pepper spray at Black Lives Matter protesters in Sweden

Police use pepper spray at Black Lives Matter protesters in Sweden

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Madagascar anti-lockdown protests flare after alleged police violence

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Scuffles broke out between Madagascar police and protesters on Wednesday as citizens took to the streets in the eastern town of Toamasina to denounce anti-coronavirus lockdown measures. Tensions flared after a police officer allegedly beat a stre...
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Police watch over crowd of protesters outside White House

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Black Lives Matter protest calls for justice in LA

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Protesters take to the streets of West Hollywood, in downtown Los Angeles, calling for justice over the death of George Floyd.
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Venezuela relaxes lockdown with long lines at petrol stations

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Plexiglas barriers on blackjack tables, hand sanitizer near slot machines: this is the new normal in Las Vegas, where hotel and casinos are preparing to reopen on June 4, after a 11-week shutdown. Night clubs and show arenas are still closed, but ...
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UK Police gives description of new suspect identified in Madeleine McCann case

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Londoners take a knee in protest against killing of George Floyd

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Demonstrators in London take a knee and observe a minute of silence in protest of the killing of George Floyd.
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UK PM tells Trump 'no place' for racist violence

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Japan city aims to ban phone use while walking

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