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World News Briefing: China celebrates – Fatal fire sparks riot at refugee camp & Australian PM confirms Trump asked for help

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In today’s briefing update, Communist China celebrates 70th birthday whilst Hong Kong prepares to rally.

The death of a resident at the overcrowded Moria camp on the Greek Island of Lesbos has sparked a riot.

The Australian PM has confirmed President Trump asked for help investigating Russia inquiry.

 ALL in today’s WORLD news briefing – A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know, summarised as part of WTX News Briefing.

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COMMUNIST CHINA CELEBRATES 70TH BIRTHDAY AMID HONG KONG UNREST

Aljazeera News reports China’s President Xi Jinping opened celebrations on Tuesday to mark 70 years of Communist Communist China celebrates 70th birthday amid Hong Kong unrestrule. And vowed, “no force” would be able to shake the country as a massive parade of troops and military hardware showcased China’s strength.

The President said: “There is no force that can shake the foundation of this great nation.” Adding: “No force will be able to stop the steady march forward of the Chinese people and the Chinese nation.” But Hong Kong is still a headache for China. Pro-democracy protesters plan to grab the spotlight this Tuesday with a rally of their own.

Read the full story on Aljazeera

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FATAL FIRE AT PACKED REFUGEE CAMP SPARKS RIOT AMONG RESIDENTS

CNN says at least one person is confirmed to have died in a fire that broke out at the overcrowded Moria refugee camp in Lesbos. It has led to rioting amongst the residents and clashes with police. A police spokesperson said that “violenceFatal fire at packed refugee camp sparks riot among residents towards police erupted” after those living in the camps learned the news of the death. But,

The United Nations’ refugee agency (UNHCR) reported that a woman and a child died in the fire. The violence towards authorities that followed injured four officers and a firefighter. And 17 people were hospitalised with minor injuries and breathing problems.

Read the full story on CNN

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TRUMP ASKED AUSTRALIAN PM FOR HELP INVESTIGATING RUSSIA INQUIRY

France 24 says Australian PM Scott Morrison has confirmed Donald Trump asked him to help gather information for anTrump asked Australian PM for help investigating Russia inquiry inquiry into Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

An Australian spokesman said in a statement Australia “has always been ready to assist and cooperate with efforts that help shed further light on the matters under investigation.” Adding: “The PM confirmed this readiness once again in conversations with the President.”

Read the full story on France 24

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World News Briefing: China celebrates – Fatal fire sparks riot at refugee camp & Australian PM confirms Trump asked for help
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