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Mar 29 2021 - 04:16 PM
Daily News from Around the World: 3/29/21

Welcome to the daily news bulletin. A number of tragic incidents are currently happening around the world, both due to the pandemic and assaults by insurgents. These headlines are courtesy of

Los Angeles Times, Published in Los Angeles, California

Battles raging in Mozambique

Last week’s attack on the city of Palma in northern Mozambique is continuing. The city was targeted for its natural gas resources. A convoy of vehicles and some vessels have attempted to evacuate locals and foreign workers to poor success. 

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The Jerusalem Post, Published in Jerusalem, Israel

Iran and China bolster alliance by signing 25-year cooperation agreement

Iran and China have been close allies since 2016, but have now further solidified their relationship by signing a 25-year pact for cooperation. They are significant trading partners and Iran is now relying on increased shipments of the Chinese coronavirus vaccine. 

Gulf News, Published in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Brazil’s hospitals overwhelmed

The new coronavirus variant is causing a massive surge in the number and severity of cases in Brazil. In addition, hospitals and doctors are running out of space to treat patients. The virus is currently breaking previous records in the country and the numbers are trending in the wrong direction.

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Kuwait Times, Published in Kuwait, Kuwait

Suicide attack on cathedral in Indonesia

A double-suicide bombing took place in Indonesia yesterday, injuring around 20 church-goers at a cathedral mass. The couple who carried out the attack were members of an Islamic extremist group who have been responsible for other previous bombings. 

Khaleej Times, Published in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Myanmar carnage condemned

Over 100 protesters were killed in Myanmar on Saturday, prompting global condemnation of the violence. The protests have been ongoing since the military coup on February 1st. Now thousands of civilians are fleeing to Thailand as air strikes are targeting the area of their villages.


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