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  • Friday November 6th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 06, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 06, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [NOVEMBER 06, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. Trump questioned the validity of ballots counted as the results show a close race, adding that he prepared to take the election to the Supreme Courts. Source: BBC
  2. The United Nations General Assembly will hold a special international coordination regarding the response to the COVID-19 pandemic from December 3-4 in New York. Source: CNA
  3. Facebook was reported to have removed posts from Trump’s supporters that were associated with violence and baseless accusations of rigged election. Source: Al Jazeera
WORLD
  1. French President Emmanuel Macron said Europe should reconsider its Schengen area and strengthen borders’ security after a series of attacks in France and Austria recently. Source: Reuters
  2. Armenia reported Azerbaijani troops strikes against settlements in Nagorno-Karabakh with heavy artillery with destruction reported but no injury, according to immediate reports. Source: TASS
  3. The Taliban was responsible for two explosions that killed three people and injured 17 others inside a commander’s car and guesthouse in Afghanistan. Source: Al Jazeera
REGIONS
  1. Hong Kong police have launched a hotline where people can submit video, audio, and image files to report breaches of the national security law imposed earlier this year. Source: BBC
  2. Chinese FM said the imposed suspension on foreign nationals in relevant countries to enter China is reasonable and consistent with the customary practices due to COVID-19. Source: China.org.cn
  3. Malaysia reported 1,009 new cases of COVID-19 and six new deaths, the third day in a row of four-figure infections, reaching a total of 36,433 infection cases. Source: CNA
CAMBODIA
  1. The National Election Committee of Cambodia was invited to join an online international election observation programme on parliamentary election in India. Source: Khmer Times
  2. Bilateral trade between Cambodia and the U.S. was recorded at all-time high, accounting for USD5,060 million in nine months, an increase of 16 percent from the previous year. Source: AKP
  3. The results from some 600 people who were in direct and indirect contact with the Hungarian FM who had contacted COVID-19 all came back negative. Source: Cambodianess

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