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  1. Jimmy Lai

    Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested over suspected collusion with foreign forces under the new national security law, his top aide said on Twitter, in what is the highest-profile arrest yet under the legislation.

  2. HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/AUSTRALIA

    Australia recorded its biggest one-day rise in COVID-19 deaths on Monday although a slowdown in new cases gave hope that a second wave of new infections in the state of Victoria may have peaked.

  3. BELARUS-ELECTION/LUKASHENKO

    Belarusian opposition candidate Svetlana Tsikhanouskaya rejected on Monday official election results handing President Alexander Lukashenko a landslide victory, saying the vote was rigged and that protests that turned bloody on Sunday would continue.

  4. Japan Nagasaki Anniversary

    The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday marked the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing, with the mayor and dwindling survivors urging world leaders including their own to do more for a nuclear weapons ban.

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    The rebuilding needs of Lebanon are immense, but so is the question of how to ensure the hundreds of millions of dollars promised in international aid are not diverted in a country notorious for missing money, invisible infrastructure projects and its refusal to open the books.