Rape and killing of Dalit woman in India sparks mass outrage : worldnews

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 83%. (I’m a bot) Sheikh Saaliq, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:20AM EDT. NEW DELHI – The gang rape and death of a woman from the lowest rung of India’s caste system sparked outrage across the country on Wednesday with several politicians and activists demanding justice and protesters rallying on the streets. In December last year, a 23-year-old Dalit woman in the same state died after being set ablaze by a gang of men as she…

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What You Get and Miss in India

Google Pixel 5 has been launched globally last night, alongside the Pixel 4a 5G that serves as the lower priced 5G Pixel phone for eligible markets. In India, however, Pixel hopefuls will have to make do with the Pixel 4a, which is set to go up for sale on Flipkart in the coming few days. Interestingly, Google decided to not put the outright flagship processor, the Snapdragon 865 from Qualcomm, in the Pixel 5. Among other things, this changes the equation of what you get and what you miss out…

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Google Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G Launched in 9 Lucky Countries: Full Specifications, Features

Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G have been launched earlier today, and while this launch event was a hotly anticipated one until 2018, last year’s presence of the Soli radar chip on the Pixel 4 changed it all for India. As a result, we in India will have to remain content with the Pixel 4a, which is set to start selling via Flipkart in the coming days. Meanwhile, customers in nine 5G-ready markets will be privy to the latest phones from Google, which incidentally have a number of intriguing…

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Armenia releases flight radar showing route of Turkish F-16 that supposedly shot down their Su-25 : worldnews

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 61%. (I’m a bot) BEIRUT, LEBANON – Armenia released this evening, what it claims is proof that Turkey shot down their Su-25 aircraft on Wednesday, September 30. The Press Secretary of the Armenian Minister of Defense, Shushan Stepanyan, released the flight radar detail from September 30, which shows the movement of the Turkish F-16 before the Armenian Su-25 is shot down. Armenia maintains that the Su-25 was shot down by the Turkish 16, despite the denials from both Ankara…

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Armenia publishes photos of wreckage it says is SU-25 warplane shot down by Turkish F-16 jet : worldnews

A primer to Armenia, Azerbaijan, and their conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh The region and conflict are relatively obscure, and so I have created this brief, and hopefully neutral, “primer” to the nations, their allies, and the conflict. Armenia A population of 2.9 million A GDP of $13.4 billion A defense budget of $634 million Is considered a “Hybrid Regime” by the Economist’s Democracy Index Primarily Armenian Apostolic Christian 51,580 active military personnel 210,000 reserve personnel Relations with Turkey: Armenia has a land border with Turkey, but no formal relations due to…

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Turkey has been reporting only the number of symptomatic cases, not all positives, minister admits : worldnews

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 71%. (I’m a bot) 2 Min Read.ISTANBUL – Turkey’s health minister on Wednesday appeared to acknowledge that the government did not publish the full number of daily positive COVID-19 cases but only those who are symptomatic, while refuting a claim that the case number had been 19 times the official figures. The official number of daily coronavirus cases in Turkey have begun to decline in recent days after rising over the past several weeks. Politicians and medics have expressed…

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Pope rejects US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meeting : worldnews

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 76%. (I’m a bot) The move adds to a diplomatic row following comments by Mr Pompeo about China and the Catholic Church. Human rights groups say many Catholics in China are persecuted and driven underground for pledging allegiance to the Pope instead of an official Chinese Catholic association. The agreement is expected to be renewed next month in the face of opposition from some Catholics, including in the US. In a speech on Wednesday in Rome Mr Pompeo called…

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Study supports airborne transmission of COVID-19 in enclosed spaces | Health News

Washington: Findings of a recent study from the University of Georgia support growing evidence for airborne transmission of COVID-19 in enclosed spaces. Researchers were able to link a community outbreak of COVID-19 in China to a source patient who likely spread the virus to fellow bus riders through the bus`s air conditioning system. “The possibility of airborne transmission has long been suspected, but with limited empirical evidence. Our study provided epidemiologic evidence of transmission over long distances, which was likely airborne,” said Ye Shen, an associate professor of epidemiology and…

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The Vatican said on Wednesday it had denied a request from Mike Pompeo for an audience with Pope Francis, and accused the Secretary of State of trying to drag the Catholic Church into the U.S. presidential election : worldnews

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 75%. (I’m a bot) 4 Min Read.ROME – The Vatican said on Wednesday it had denied a request from Mike Pompeo for an audience with Pope Francis, and accused the Secretary of State of trying to drag the Catholic Church into the U.S. presidential election by denouncing its relations with China. The extraordinary remarks from the two top diplomatic officials at the Vatican came after Pompeo accused the Church in an article and a series of tweets this month…

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Boris Johnson’s dad Stanley shops without face mask as PM vows flouters will be fined : worldnews

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Boris Johnson’s dad Stanley shops without face mask as PM vows flouters will be fined : worldnews

Users often report submissions from this site and ask us to ban it for sensationalized articles. At r/worldnews, we oppose blanket banning any news source. Readers have a responsibility to be skeptical, check sources, and comment on any flaws. You can help improve this thread by linking to media that verifies or questions this article’s claims. Your link could help readers better understand this issue. If you do find evidence that this article or its title are false or misleading, contact the moderators who will review it I am a…

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