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Slow-burning conflict flares up in Asia

International | India-China border dispute started at least a century ago
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/19/20, 04:06 pm

Chanting protesters set fire to Chinese flags and images of Chinese leader Xi Jinping near the country’s embassy in New Delhi on Wednesday. An Indian union of small and medium-sized companies also called for a boycott of 500 Chinese goods following a fight along a disputed border in the Himalayas some 14,000 feet above sea level.

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Associated Press/Photo by Sofia Sandurskaya/Moscow News Agency

American sentenced in Moscow

International | Paul Whelan insists the Russians set him up
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/15/20, 12:18 pm

RUSSIA: A Moscow court found Paul Whelan, a dual U.S.-Canadian citizen and former U.S. Marine, guilty of espionage and sentenced him to 16 years in prison in a case the U.S.

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Associated Press/Photo by Berthier Mugiraneza

Burundi’s unexpected upheaval

International | The president’s death could disrupt a crucial political transition
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/12/20, 01:28 pm

Burundian flags flew at half-staff on Wednesday to mourn the death of President Pierre Nkurunziza just weeks before he would have overseen the country’s first democratic transfer of power. At the presidential palace, senior government officials and foreign ambassadors wearing face masks because of the coronavirus pandemic queued up to sign a condolence book.

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