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    Supreme Court: Prosecutors can see Trump taxes

    Supreme Court: Prosecutors can see Trump taxes

    But the court ruled this information did not have to be shared with Congress. Also: Missing Seoul mayor found dead, and Egyptian sex attacks prompt law change.

    • 29 min
    Oxfam: Hunger could be bigger killer than the coronavirus

    Oxfam: Hunger could be bigger killer than the coronavirus

    Disruptions caused by the pandemic may lead to malnutrition in the poorest countries. Also: China says relations with the US are facing their most serious challenge in four decades, and the mayor of the South Korean capital has gone missing.

    • 24 min
    US exceeds 3 million coronavirus cases

    US exceeds 3 million coronavirus cases

    Despite surges in new infections, the White House wants to reopen schools. Also: UN warns Yemen is threatened by famine, and Brazil's president repeats support for antimalarial drug to fight Covid-19.

    • 29 min
    China opens new security office in Hong Kong

    China opens new security office in Hong Kong

    Beijing opens office to enforce stringent new national security laws in the territory. Shortly afterwards, Hong Kong's government bans all political activity in schools. Also, world-famous writers denounce 'cancel culture' as threat to free speech, and test cricket resumes - but with a difference.

    • 29 min
    Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

    Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

    The president has repeatedly belittled the risks posed by the virus. Also: FBI director calls China 'greatest threat' to US, and Dutch torture chamber found.

    • 29 min
    Coronavirus: Melbourne returns to lockdown as cases surge

    Coronavirus: Melbourne returns to lockdown as cases surge

    Victoria State Premier Daniel Andrews announced the lockdown after the state saw 191 new infections, its highest daily number since the pandemic began. Also, the Chinese-owned app TikTok says it is ending operations in Hong Kong following the introduction of Beijing’s new security law on the city, and two children in the US find a way to travel safely during lockdown.

    • 27 min

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