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Pokémon card sales at major US retailer halted over security fears From “BBC News – World”



A major US chain acts after a customer pulled a gun in a fight over the collectible trading cards.







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Tokyo Olympics: Why doesn't Japan cancel the Games? From “BBC News – World”



Current polls in Japan show nearly 70% of the population do not want the Olympics to go ahead.







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How Israel's Iron Dome missile shield works From “BBC News – World”



The Israeli military says the Iron Dome is intercepting about 90% of the rockets fired from Gaza.







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Eurovision 2021: Tusse – from child refugee to Swedish pop star From “BBC News – World”



A decade after being granted asylum in Sweden, 19-year-old Tousin Chiza is representing his adopted country at the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam next week.Tousin – or Tusse, as he’s known in Sweden – was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He fled to a refugee camp in Uganda aged five with his aunt, siblings and cousins, and lived there for three years until moving to Sweden aged eight.”It’s a huge honour for me,” he tells Radio 1 Newsbeat. “It’s like the biggest thank you I can give.”Producer: Méabh RitchieFollow Newsbeat on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.Listen to Newsbeat live at 12:45 and 17:45 weekdays – or listen back here.







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Hong Kong's Ray Cordeiro, 'world's most durable DJ', retires at 96 From “BBC News – World”



“Well that’s it,” says Ray Cordeiro in his final radio show, after more than 70 years in broadcasting.







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Gaza tower containing media offices collapses after Israeli strike From “BBC News – World”



A tower block in Gaza, housing the offices of the Associated Press and Al Jazeera news outlets, has collapsed after being hit by an Israeli strike.The building had been evacuated beforehand after the owner received a warning by Israel in advance of the attack, Reuters news agency says.In a statement released shortly afterwards, the Israeli military said the building housed military assets belonging to Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that rules Gaza.Earlier, at least 10 people were killed, including children, in a strike on a refugee camp in Gaza, according to officials.Hamas has fired dozens of rockets at cities in Israel, killing one man near Tel Aviv.Follow live updates: Israeli strike brings down Gaza tower block







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Cranes: Flying giant returning to Ireland after 300 years From “BBC News – World”



A pair of cranes are nesting on a rewetted peat bog in the Republic of Ireland’s midlands.







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DR Congo Eid violence: Court hands down death sentences From “BBC News – World”



Rival Muslim groups clashed over who should lead end-of-Ramadan celebrations, killing one policeman.







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TikTok: How Israeli-Palestinian conflict plays out on social media From “BBC News – World”



It came after weeks of rising Israeli-Palestinian tension in East Jerusalem, which culminated in clashes at a holy site revered by both Muslims and Jews. Hamas, the militant group that rules Gaza, began firing rockets after warning Israel to withdraw from the site, triggering retaliatory air strikes.







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Teenage girl found in boat drifting for 22 days at sea From “BBC News – World”



A 17-year-old from Ivory Coast has shared her incredible story of being rescued after spending three weeks adrift at sea.Out of 59 passengers, Aicha is one of only three to survive – recovering after 10 days in hospital.It’s the biggest known tragedy involving migrant boats in the Canary Islands. Aicha left her hometown in November and travelled to Mauritania, where she got the boat. Only her older sister knew of her plans to make the perilous journey. She was rescued by a Spanish Air Force crew member, who she has now been reunited with. Video Journalist: Bruno BoelpaepAdditional filming: Juan Antonio Dominguez







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