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Kim Yong-hee has spent a year living on a 20-metre-high traffic tower in protest at Samsung's zero-union policy.
Saad al-Jabri fled to Canada but officials are going after his children back home, the BBC is told.
Thousands rally in Hong Kong for the first time since China announced plans for a new security law.
Cyril Ramaphosa said the worst is still ahead while announcing an ease in lockdown measures.
A vast stretch of coast is lashed by torrential rain and huge swells, causing widespread damage.
The country is gripped by the spectacle of a serving leader being tried for the first time.
President Van der Bellen stayed at a Vienna restaurant beyond the mandated closing time of 23:00.
Many Indians returning to villages are forced to walk hundreds of miles with little food or water.
The government says up to 2,000 prisoners will be freed, after the Islamist group proposed a truce.
The country's top diplomat hits out at Washington - raising tensions between the two world powers.
President Sebastián Piñera warns of the strain on hospitals as the number of cases approaches 70,000.
After spending most of their lives in the soil, periodical cicadas will come out in three US states.
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