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'There will be no Christmas celebrations for the last three Christians in the Assyrian village of Dizen in northeast Syria' | @CampbellMacD  reports after thousands of Syrian Christians have been forced to move abroad due to the decade-long civil war

French President Emmanuel Macron was accused of putting politics before human rights over the weekend as he became the first major western leader to visit Saudi Arabia since the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 | @cheesemanab 

Berlin’s techno DJs are seeking to have their work recognised with Unesco heritage status, warning that the superclubs where they play risk dying out under the twin pressures of Covid and gentrification | @jiabrahams 

The grandiose plans of El Salvador’s millennial president Nayib Bukele to power the world’s first “Bitcoin city” by volcano have been ridiculed by the country’s leading environmentalist | @SimeonTegel 

A mammoth multi-million-pound art centre has opened its doors to the public near the Kremlin, in an ambitious bid to showcase Russia as a modern art destination - but experts say a crackdown on free expression will limit how far it can go | @NatVasilyevaAP 

JPJapan is looking to boost its military including acquiring the capability to strike “enemy bases" in a bold defence upgrade

🔴Ghislaine Maxwell trial latest: Socialite's siblings call for 'common humanity' by removing four-point shackles Follow live updates 👇

🔴NEW: British teen 'was asked did you have fun?' after Epstein massage Follow live updates 👇


📉 US Kamala Harris has become the most unpopular US vice president six months into an administration since at least the 1970s So how did she get here? And how might she bounce back? Thread 🧵

🚀Nasa is planning to crash a spacecraft into an asteroid to test its ability to protect Earth from a potential collision. It will be testing the possibility of intercepting an asteroid by smashing into it at nearly 15,000 miles per hour. 🧵👇

🐘 Elephants are evolving to be tuskless after decades of rampant poaching in Africa, researchers have discovered Read the full story from @_Will_Brown  ⬇️🧵

🔴Royal Marines have forced US troops to surrender just days into a training exercise after eliminating almost the entire unit. The British commandos “dominated” US forces during a training exercise in California, using a new battle structure Thread🧵👇

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A Hong Kong watchdog has cleared police wrongdoing during pro-democracy protests - but many have dismissed the investigation as a whitewash

❌ This is the story of a dark chapter in the US’s origin story it has tried hard to bury ever since. From the 1880s to the 1990s a forced assimilation programme saw nearly a million Indian Americans sent away to residential schools @Josiensor  reports 🧵