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Inventor of Israel's Iron Dome Seeks Coronavirus 'Game-Changer'

Daniel Gold, who led the team that invented Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system, has a history of safeguarding the country against what he identifies as existential threats. 

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As Virus Rages in U.S., Trump Finally Wears a Mask

U.S. President Donald Trump wore a face mask in public for the first time Saturday, finally yielding to intense pressure to set a public health example as the coronavirus rampages across America.

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In Crisis-Hit Lebanon, Will French-Language Schools Survive?

Inside the French-language school she has run for years in east Lebanon, Sister Colette Moughabghab welcomed parents devastated by the news the century-old establishment was locking up its classrooms.

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Survivors Mark 25th Anniversary of Srebrenica Massacre

Bosnia is marking the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the only crime in Europe since World War II that has been declared a genocide, with only a small number of survivors allowed to take part in commemoration events due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The brutal execution in July 1995 of more than 8,000 Bosniak Muslim men and boys is being commemorated in a series of events and the reburial of recently identified remains of nine victims in a memorial cemetery and center just outside the town in eastern Bosnia.

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Russia Battles Wildfires amid Record Warm Weather

Wildfires raging in Siberia in record summer temperatures have decreased considerably over the past week, Russia's forest service said Saturday, as it battles blazes by cloud seeding and explosives.

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England 1966 Great, Irish Football Icon Jack Charlton Dies

Jack Charlton, a member of the England 1966 World Cup winning side and who went on to become a cult hero in Ireland, has died aged 85, his family announced on Saturday.

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Giant Protests in Russia after Popular Governor's Arrest

Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the eastern Russian city of Khabarovsk on Saturday in support of a popular local governor arrested this week for allegedly ordering several murders.

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Iran Says Cannot Shut Down Economy despite Worsening Virus Outbreak

Iran said on Saturday that it cannot afford to shut down its sanctions-hit economy, even as the Middle East's deadliest coronavirus outbreak worsens with record-high death tolls and rising infections.

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The Quest to Find Signs of Ancient Life on Mars

Mars may now be considered a barren, icy desert but did Earth's nearest neighbour once harbour life? 

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Emirates Airline to Cut Up to 9,000 Jobs

Emirates airline has cut a tenth of its workforce during the novel coronavirus pandemic in layoffs that could rise to 15 percent, or 9,000 jobs, its president said, according to a report on Saturday.

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