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Israeli Court rebukes Prime Minister’s son over harassing protest leaders

An Israeli court ordered PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s older son to stop harassing three people helping to lead protests against his father’s administration after he tweeted out their home addresses and cellphone numbers. The court also ordered Yair Netanyahu, to delete the tweet, which called on his more than 88,000 followers to demonstrate in front of the homes of the protest leaders.

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Attack on prison in Afghanistan continues; at least 11 dead

A complex attack by the Islamic State group against a prison in eastern Nangarhar province continued Monday and has killed at least 11 people, a local official said. Another 42 people have been wounded in the gunbattle that began Sunday evening, said Zahir Adil, spokesman for the provincial health department. He said the toll was expected to rise.

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Switzerland should tighten coronavirus restrictions again – govt advisor

Switzerland should tighten restrictions to curb the coronavirus again following a recent spike in cases, in order to prevent the need for much harsher lockdown measures in future, the new head of the country’s coronavirus taskforce said. Switzerland has seen the number of new cases of Covid-19 surge to more than 200 a day recently after an average of 35 per day in June.

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US counts 61,262 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours: Johns Hopkins

The United States counted 61,262 new coronavirus cases in the 24 hours leading up to 8:30 pm Saturday (0030 GMT Sunday), according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. It was the fifth consecutive day with more than 60,000 infections recorded, according to the Baltimore-based university. There were also 1,051 deaths in the 24-hour period.

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