【Bu】【t 】【he】【 s】【ai】【d 】【th】【e 】【gr】【ou】【p 】【di】【d 】【no】【t 】【we】【lc】【om】【e 】【an】【y 】【ac】【ti】【on】【s 】【by】【 T】【ur】【ke】【y 】【an】【d 】【ot】【he】【r 】【co】【un】【tr】【ie】【s 】【th】【at】【 w】【er】【e 】【ai】【me】【d 】【at】【 f】【os】【te】【ri】【ng】【 p】【ea】【ce】【.】
（1）But earlier this month, the health ministry said it recorded more than 120,000 “extra” deaths from mid-March through August 1. The measure compares mortality figures this year with a four-year average from 2015 to 2018.
（2）【After】【 Wash】【ingto】【n wit】【hdrew】【 from】【 a 20】【15 nu】【clear】【 deal】【 with】【 worl】【d pow】【ers, 】【Trump】【 bega】【n a p】【olicy】【 of “】【maxim】【um pr】【essur】【e”, s】【aying】【 a br】【oader】【 deal】【 shou】【ld be】【 nego】【tiate】【d on 】【nucle】【ar is】【sues,】【 Iran】【’s mi】【ssile】【 prog】【ram a】【nd Ir】【anian】【 acti】【vitie】【s in 】【the M】【iddle】【 East】【.】
（3）Alex Saab, a Colombian who also has a Venezuelan passport, had won contracts to obtain supplies for Maduro’s government-run food subsidy program. The United States charged him last year with money laundering, and Washington has also sanctioned him for the food deals, which U.S. officials described as a scam designed to enrich Saab and Maduro.
（4）【Bu】【t 】【Ka】【li】【ni】【ng】【ra】【d’】【s 】【Im】【ma】【nu】【el】【 K】【an】【t 】【Ba】【lt】【ic】【 F】【ed】【er】【al】【 U】【ni】【ve】【rs】【it】【y 】【be】【li】【ev】【es】【 t】【he】【 t】【ec】【hn】【iq】【ue】【 c】【ou】【ld】【 g】【iv】【e 】【th】【e 】【ma】【sk】【s 】【ad】【di】【ti】【on】【al】【 p】【ro】【te】【ct】【iv】【e 】【pr】【op】【er】【ti】【es】【, 】【al】【th】【ou】【gh】【 -】【 l】【ik】【e 】【si】【ng】【le】【-u】【se】【 m】【as】【ks】【 -】【 t】【he】【y 】【st】【il】【l 】【wo】【ul】【d 】【no】【t 】【gu】【ar】【an】【te】【e 】【fu】【ll】【 p】【ro】【te】【ct】【io】【n 】【fr】【om】【 t】【he】【 v】【ir】【us】【.】
（5）【Al S】【haba】【ab w】【ants】【 to 】【topp】【le t】【he c】【entr】【al g】【over】【nmen】【t an】【d es】【tabl】【ish 】【its 】【own 】【rule】【 bas】【ed o】【n it】【s ow】【n st】【rict】【 int】【erpr】【etat】【ion 】【of I】【slam】【ic s】【hari】【a la】【w.】
（6）Ahead of the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 3, Putin said he hoped the new administration would be ready for dialogue on security and nuclear arms control.
（7）【But i】【n pra】【ctice】【, law】【yers 】【from 】【acros】【s the】【 coun】【try t】【old R】【euter】【s the】【re ha】【ve be】【en fe】【w exc】【eptio】【ns to】【 the 】【socia】【l dis】【tanci】【ng me】【asure】【, whi】【ch ha】【s hit】【 the 】【count】【ry’s 】【indig】【enous】【 popu】【latio】【n esp】【ecial】【ly ha】【rd.】
（8）【But 】【four】【 mon】【ths 】【afte】【r th】【e ev】【ent 】【dubb】【ed “】【Howd】【y Mo】【di!,】【” in】【tend】【ed t】【o de】【epen】【 rel】【atio】【ns w】【ith 】【the 】【weal】【thy 】【Indi】【an-A】【meri】【can 】【mino】【rity】【 whi】【ch h】【as i】【nflu】【ence】【 in 】【Indi】【a, s】【ome 】【memb】【ers 】【of t】【he d】【iasp】【ora 】【have】【 bee】【n pr】【otes】【ting】【 aga】【inst】【 a n】【ew c】【itiz】【ensh】【ip l】【aw.】
（9）But he said ordinary people’s appreciation helped him get through. “We see a bit more solidarity towards the ambulance crews,” said Robles. “It allows us, as professionals to have a little lift in our morale and to keep doing what we’re doing.”
（10）But following a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the 42-year-old vendor has turned to making plastic face shields for frontline medical workers instead.
（11）But his camp and others in the international community have made it clear they see an opportunity to get around what they see as parliament’s “obstructionism” and get things done.
（12）AirAsia shares fell as much as 11% to 1.27 ringgit - their lowest since May 2016 - while those of AirAsia X tanked 12% to their all-time low of 11.5 Malaysian sen.