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From crowded tubes to pedal power, London's COVID transport challenge

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The crowded daily commute in London has long been a source of misery for millions. But getting to work will be even more of a challenge following Britain's coronavirus lockdown.
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Balochistan suffering a severe humanitarian crisis, activist told UN [Video]

Balochistan suffering a severe humanitarian crisis, activist told UN

A Baloch political activist has told the United Nations that Balochistan is suffering a severe humanitarian crisis, having been in the throes of a ruthless genocidal conflict for the past two decades. While making an intervention during the 45th Session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Qambar Malik Baloch said, "The Pakistani army's sponsored death squads are roaming with impunity. A large number of Baloch youth has been the victim of forcible disappearances and extrajudicial killings. Thousands of them have fled to different countries in recent years". A senior member of London-Based Baloch Human Rights Council, Qambar said, "The military establishment of Pakistan and its clandestine agencies are kidnapping, torturing, and murdering activists and human rights defenders to counter the Baloch people's demand to exercise their right to self-determination. The recent killing of a student Hayat Baloch in Turbat testifies to that. He was brutally murdered by the Frontier Corps while his parents were forced to watch his unfortunate fate." He added, considering the gravity of the situation, we request this council to put a resolution in the Council to send a fact-finding mission to Balochistan to investigate the gross violations of human rights and subsequently, make the state military officials accountable for their crimes against humanity in Balochistan."

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Murdered Met officer shot at police station is named [Video]

Murdered Met officer shot at police station is named

A Metropolitan Police officer shot dead inside a south London custody suite bya handcuffed suspect armed with a revolver has been named as 54-year-oldSergeant Matiu Ratana. Known as Matt to his family and friends, Sgt Ratana,who was originally from New Zealand, joined the force in 1991. He died inhospital after the 23-year-old gunman opened fire at Croydon Custody Centre insouth London in the early hours of Friday. The suspect, who had been arrestedfor possession of Class B drugs with intent to supply and possession ofammunition, also shot himself during the incident at about 2.15am and is in acritical but stable condition in hospital. No police firearms were fired andthe case is not being treated as terror-related.

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Khan on police practices after fatal shooting of officer [Video]

Khan on police practices after fatal shooting of officer

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has responded to a question about police practices during a statement outside New Scotland Yard. It comes after a police officer was shot dead by a man who was being detained at Croydon Custody Centre in south London. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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London mayor pays tribute to police officer killed in Corydon [Video]

London mayor pays tribute to police officer killed in Corydon

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan makes a statement outside New Scotland Yardfollowing the fatal shooting of a police officer in Croydon. The incidentoccurred in the early hours of Friday morning.

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PIO who cured man of HIV now takes on Covid

In February, when Ravindra Gupta, an Indian-origin professor at the UK’s University of Cambridge Institute for Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease,..
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COVID-19: EU countries have gone too far with pandemic measures, new report claims [Video]

COVID-19: EU countries have gone too far with pandemic measures, new report claims

A new report by Civil Liberties Union for Europe says some EU countries have gone too far with the measures they have taken to fight COVID-19, eroding basic rights and civil liberties.View on euronews

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northman Tests Positive For COVID-19 [Video]

Virginia Governor Ralph Northman Tests Positive For COVID-19

Virginia Governor Ralph Northman Tests Positive For COVID-19

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Oct 28-Nov 7, India’s 1st polls under Covid shadow in Bihar

Bihar is set to make history as it heads into India’s first major election to be held under the shadow of Covid-19. The Election Commission on Friday announced..
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