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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jul 02, 2019, 06:56 PM(IST)

A woman stands under a shower on the beach in Nice as a heatwave hits much of the country, France, June 28, 2019. Photograph:( Reuters )

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UK warns China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honoured

Protesters, angry about proposed legislation allowing extraditions to mainland China, smashed their way into Hong Kong's legislature on Monday, with police using tear gas to disperse them.

Rising heat stress could cost 80 million jobs by 2030: United Nations

The World Health Organisation has said heat stress linked to climate change is likely to cause 38,000 extra deaths a year worldwide between 2030 and 2050.

Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh using some Madrasas in West Bengal for radicalization: Home Ministry

Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said relevant inputs in this regard are regularly shared with the state governments and agencies concerned with the advice to take appropriate action.

France warns Iran against further breaches of nuclear deal

The statement added that Macron would take steps in the coming days to ensure Iran met its obligations and continued to benefit from the economic advantages of the deal.

Iran says several suspected United States spies face possible death sentences

In June, Iran said it executed a former contract employee of the defence ministry aerospace body on charges of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency.

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