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'Tax the super-wealthy to fund global recovery' - World News
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'Tax the super-wealthy to fund global recovery'

More than 80 millionaires on Monday urged governments around the world to tax the super-wealthy much more to help fund the global recovery from the coronavirus outbreak.
Funeral held for Seoul mayor, friends, family and colleagues attended - World News
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Funeral held for Seoul mayor, friends, family and colleagues attended

Friends, family and colleagues attended the small funeral on Monday for the mayor of Seoul, who leaves a complex legacy amid accusations of sexual harassment.
10m children may never return to school post-virus, report warns  - World News
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10m children may never return to school post-virus, report warns

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an "unprecedented education emergency" with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures, Save the Children warned on Monday.
Sharp decline in large financing rounds for German start-ups due to COVID-19: study - World News
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Sharp decline in large financing rounds for German start-ups due to COVID-19: study

More German start-ups received new assets in the first half of 2020 as the number of financing rounds rose by 8 percent year-on-year to 360.
Japan to launch subsidy campaign to support tourism amid COVID-19 - World News
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Japan to launch subsidy campaign to support tourism amid COVID-19

 Japan will start a subsidy campaign to boost domestic tourism stricken by the COVID-19 pandemic, local media reported on Monday.
US set to resume capital punishment after 17 years - World News
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US set to resume capital punishment after 17 years

The first execution of a federal prisoner in more than 17 years was due to take place later on Monday.
COVID-19 cases in Philippines soar past 57,000 with 836 new reported cases - World News
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COVID-19 cases in Philippines soar past 57,000 with 836 new reported cases

The number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 57,006 after the country's Department of Health (DOH) reported 836 new cases on Monday afternoon.
S.Korea's initial jobless claims keep double-digit growth in June - World News
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S.Korea's initial jobless claims keep double-digit growth in June

The number of those who newly applied for job-seeking benefits was 106,000 in June, up 39.5 percent from a year earlier, according to the Ministry of Employment and Labor.
Seoul mayor's funeral held despite #MeToo objections - World News
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Seoul mayor's funeral held despite #MeToo objections

Park Won-soon was found dead on a mountain on Friday, a day after his former secretary filed a police complaint against him that is widely reported to involve sexual harassment.
Latest coronavirus pictographs in Shanghai, China and around the world - World News
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Latest coronavirus pictographs in Shanghai, China and around the world

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