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Russia prepares for mass COVID-19 vaccination in October

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Russia prepares for mass COVID-19 vaccination in October

A scientist prepares samples during the research and development of a vaccine against the coronavirus disease at a Biocad Biotechnology Company laboratory in Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 11, 2020. (Reuters Photo)  Russia’s health minister is preparing a mass vaccination campaign against the coronavirus in October, local news agencies reported on Saturday after a drug completed […]

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Philippines losing virus war, doctors warn Duterte

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Philippines losing virus war, doctors warn Duterte

The Philippines imposed one of the harshest lockdowns in the world in mid-March that kept people at home except to buy food and seek health treatment Ted ALJIBE AFP/File Dozens of doctors’ groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing the coronavirus fight, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to tighten a recently eased lockdown as cases […]

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Trump plans to ban TikTok in the U.S. The move comes amid heightening worries that China could get access to U.S. user data.

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Trump plans to ban TikTok in the U.S. The move comes amid heightening worries that China could get access to U.S. user data.

TikTok app | Imaginechina via AP Images President Donald Trump said Friday that he plans to bar the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok from operating in the United States, a move that comes as officials across Washington accuse the company of posing a national security risk. “As far as TikTok is concerned we’re banning them from […]

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Coronavirus: Euro area economy shrinks by 12.1% — biggest drop on record

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Coronavirus: Euro area economy shrinks by 12.1% — biggest drop on record

closed shop in Leicester, UK, on June 30, 2020.  Copyright  AP Photo/Rui Vieira The eurozone economy shrank by 12.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the previous one — the biggest drop on record, Eurostat announced on Friday. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the whole European Union is meanwhile projected to have fallen […]

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Mother sexually abused her children – sentenced to six years in prison

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Mother sexually abused her children – sentenced to six years in prison

A woman from Blekinge and a former officer from F17 are sentenced to prison in a large child porn complex. A man and a woman from Blekinge are now sentenced in the large child porn complex where the woman, to order, has produced child pornographic material where she has exploited her own children. The man […]

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Trump suggests delaying 2020 election, a power designated to Congress The move comes as polls show Trump trailing Biden in battleground states.

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Trump suggests delaying 2020 election, a power designated to Congress The move comes as polls show Trump trailing Biden in battleground states.

President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly in 2019. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump is likely to be the only world leader speaking live from New York at this year’s United Nations General Assembly debate, scheduled to take place Sept. 22 to 25. Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., […]

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Coronavirus: Greater numbers of young Europeans are contracting COVID-19, says WHO

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Coronavirus: Greater numbers of young Europeans are contracting COVID-19, says WHO

A couple sits for dinner at a crowded restaurant in Marseille’s Old Port, southern France, Saturday, July 25, 2020.   –   Copyright  Daniel Cole/AP Photo More and more young people in Europe are testing positive for COVID-19, the World Health Organization (WHO) has told Euronews.Dr Hans Kluge, WHO’s regional director for Europe, said that “we see from reports both […]

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Five things you should know about disposable masks and plastic pollution

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Five things you should know about disposable masks and plastic pollution

MUnsplash/Brian Yurasits/A face mask found during a beach cleanup in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, USA. A face mask found during a beach cleanup in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, USA. The fight against plastic pollution is being hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as the use of disposable masks, gloves and other protective equipment soars, but UN […]

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia arrests 936 violators of Holy sites entry rules during Hajj

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia arrests 936 violators of Holy sites entry rules during Hajj

Pilgrims social distancing as a coronavirus preventative measure while circumambulating around the Kaaba, Islam’s holiest shrine, at the centre of the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, during Hajj, July 29, 2020. (AFP) Saudi Arabia’s authorities arrested 936 people who tried to enter Holy sites during Hajj without prior authorization, the General Directorate of Public Security […]

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A Downsized Saudi Hajj Wreaks Havoc on Somalia’s Camel Exports

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A Downsized Saudi Hajj Wreaks Havoc on Somalia’s Camel Exports

Camels , Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on trade and supply chains around the world. Not even the niche market in camels is immune. Somalia usually ships millions of camels, goats, sheep and cattle across the Red Sea to Mecca around this time of year for Islam’s hajj pilgrimage, […]

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