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June 16, 2021 (Wednesday)

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Armed conflicts and attacks

Health and environment

Law and crime


June 15, 2021 (Tuesday)

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Armed conflicts and attacks

The anti-coup militia group Karenni National Defence Force announces that it has stopped its operations against the Burmese military following pleas by civilians residing in the areas they operate in, which have seen 100,000 civilians displaced. The group says that it will continue its opposition to the military junta through other means. Additionally, deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi appears in court for the second day, and was reported to be in "better condition".
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Business and economy

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International relations

Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄźan announces that Turkey will open a consulate in Shusha, a Nagorno-Karabakh city captured by Azerbaijan during last year's war, and that he will look to co-produce military drones with Azerbaijan. Both announcements followed his tour of the contested region with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev the same day. The Armenian Foreign Ministry condemns the visit as a provocation.
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Law and crime

Heavily-armed police officers in Minneapolis begin clearing an intersection of Lake Street and Hennepin Avenue in Uptown neighborhood which had been the site of protests since June 3, when Winston Boogie Smith was killed by law enforcement. Tensions escalated dramatically since the death of protester Deona Knajdek Sunday when she was killed when a speeding car rammed into her car, which she was using to protect protesters.
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Science and technology

Microsoft announces that it will stop supporting the Home and Pro editions of Windows 10, their current operating system (OS), on October 14, 2025. The announcement comes as Microsoft plans to reveal a successor OS later this month.
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