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Hong Kong protests on 1 July 2020
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  • At least eight police officers are killed while five others are injured in Uttar Pradesh, India in an ambush as they were attempting to arrest a suspect for murder. The attack was carried out by several gunmen, two of whom were later killed by other officers. (Al Jazeera)

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  • A large explosion at a medical clinic in Tehran, Iran, kills at least 19 people, mostly women, according to Iranian authorities. A gas leak is suspected as being the cause. (BBC)

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  • At least 32 people die when their ferry collides with another vessel and sinks in the Buriganga River, near Bangladesh's capital Dhaka. There are still about 20 passengers missing. (BBC)

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  • Following negotiations with creditors, Chesapeake Energy applies for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States. It will seek to restructure its debts in order to continue operations. The company is experiencing cash flow and liquidity issues due to low energy prices and large amounts of debt. (Reuters)

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  • COVID-19 pandemic in India
    • India surpasses 500,000 cases after reporting 18,552 new cases in the last 24 hours, the highest toll to date. India also reports a total 15,685 deaths from the disease. (AP News)

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