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Long COVID-19 can lead to Alzheimer's disease: Study

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Washington, July 30: COVID-19 is associated with persistent cognitive deficits, including the acceleration of Alzheimer''s disease symptoms, researchers have found. In addition to the respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms that accompany COVID-19, many people with the virus experience short- and long-term

July 30th 2021, 10:01 am

Japan's coronavirus infections surge to record highs

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Tokyo, July 30: With coronavirus infection numbers rising to record highs across Japan, a government health adviser has admitted that the state of emergency imposed on July 12 failed to have the impact anticipated. Japanese authorities reported 9,583 new COVID-19 cases

July 30th 2021, 10:01 am

Is inflation a threat?

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As inflation accelerates globally, we explore how likely is the risk of faster-growing inflation and what it might mean for consumers. We start with a quick reminder of what inflation is, how it's measured, what causes it and why it's important.

July 30th 2021, 10:01 am

Mexico president to order release of federal prisoners

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Mexico City, July 30: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday that he will soon sign a decree to release thousands of federal prisoners under certain conditions. Which prisoners will be freed under the order? The order would

July 30th 2021, 2:40 am

Rescuers bring animals to safety after Germany's floods

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Berlin, July 30: Sandra Bischoff, who lives in Cologne in western Germany, was getting ready for bed when she heard about the floods in the Erft valley. Her thoughts immediately turned to the animals in the area. The owner of three

July 30th 2021, 2:40 am

What exactly are dioxins, furans, PCBs and PAHs?

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Berlin, July 30: During an explosion at a hazardous waste incineration plant at Chempark near Leverkusen in western Germany earlier this week, tanks containing chlorinated solvents burst into flames. The solvents, as well as greases, waste medicines, tar and other pollutants

July 30th 2021, 2:40 am

Russia's Nauka module throws International Space Station thrown out of control by misfire: NASA

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Washington, July 30: The International Space Station (ISS) was thrown briefly out of control on Thursday when jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russian research module accidentally fired its thursters after it was docked to the orbiting outpost. During this incident,

July 30th 2021, 1:43 am

Photojournalist Danish Siddique was brutally murdered by Taliban: Report

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Washington, July 30: Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was not simply killed in a crossfire in Afghanistan, nor was he simply collateral damage, but was "brutally murdered" by the Taliban after verifying his identity, according to a report published in

July 30th 2021, 1:43 am

Good news for Indian IT professionals: US to conduct 2nd lottery for H-1B visa

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Washington, July 30: The United States has announced that it will conduct another lottery for the H-1B visa. This would provide a second change to scores of Indian IT professionals who were not successful in the first random selection. The US

July 30th 2021, 1:43 am

Coronavirus digest: Thailand sees record daily cases, deaths

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Bangkok, July 29: Thai health authorities reported a daily record of 17,669 new COVID-19 cases and 165 deaths on Thursday. In recent weeks, Thailand has been hit by the worst outbreak of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic — largely

July 29th 2021, 5:15 am

Earth Overshoot Day near record high

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Glasgow, July 29: After a temporary reprieve due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Earth Overshoot Day — the day humanity is projected to have used up all the planet's biological resources regenerated in one year — has shifted forward again, this year

July 29th 2021, 5:15 am

France urges Tunisia to rapidly name PM

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Paris, July 29: France on Wednesday called on Tunisia's President Kais Saied to rapidly appoint a new government after he assumed executive powers. On Sunday, Saied invoked emergency powers, dismissing the prime minister and freezing parliament — a move his opponents

July 29th 2021, 5:15 am

Tsunami alert issued for Hawaii after 8.2 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska

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Perryville (US), July 29: A tsunami alert has been issued for Hawaii on Wednesday evening following a large earthquake off the Alaska peninsula. According to Honolulu Star Advertiser, The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center listed the magnitude as 8.1 and said "an

July 29th 2021, 5:15 am

Armenia says three troops dead in clashes with Azerbaijan

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Armenia's Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that three of its troops had been killed in clashes with Azerbaijan's military in what is one of the deadliest incidents over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh since a six-week conflict ended last November. {image-azerbaijan-1627473201.jpg

July 28th 2021, 8:55 am

3 year travel ban to be imposed by Saudi for those visiting countries on Red List

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London, July 28: Saudi Arabia would impose a three year ban on citizens travelling to countries on the red list of the Kingdom, state news agency SPA said in a report according to Reuters. Citing an unnamed interior ministry official

July 28th 2021, 8:55 am

Is the Refugee Convention living up to the times?

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Ouagadougou, July 28: Defending human rights is Hamado Dipama's passion. It's something he's been committed to every day since he fled politically motivated violence in his home country, Burkina Faso. Twenty years ago, as a young student, Dipama joined protests against

July 28th 2021, 8:55 am

Illegal gold mining on Colombia's rivers rising: UN

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Baku, July 28: The illegal mining of gold from rivers and waterways in Colombia is increasing, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in a new report. The number of hectares in use for alluvial gold production rose

July 28th 2021, 8:55 am

Germany: Jewish leader warns against cooperation with AfD

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Berlin, July 28: The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, Josef Schuster, called for a complete distancing of all other parties from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) in an interview with the local newspaper Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung

July 28th 2021, 8:55 am

Drought, water shortages spark protests in Iran

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People in Iran's southwestern Khuzestan province are desperate. Suffering from drought and water shortages since March, they've taken to the streets in the last couple of weeks to express their anger with the government and its poor management of water resources.

July 27th 2021, 8:09 pm

Hubble finds first evidence of water vapour on Jupiter's moon Ganymede: NASA

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Washington, July 27: For the first time, Astronomers have uncovered the first evidence of water vapour in the atmosphere of Jupiter's moon Ganymede by using new and archival datasets from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. This water vapor forms when ice from

July 27th 2021, 8:09 pm

Germany to tighten entry rules for travelers

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Berlin, July 27: German Health Minister Jens Spahn is planning compulsory coronavirus tests for travelers entering the country, regardless of where they travel from, Funke Media Group reported on Tuesday. The ministry is aiming for "an expansion of test

July 27th 2021, 8:09 pm

North, South Korea restore emergency hotline

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Seoul, July 27: North and South Korea have agreed to restore their suspended hotline channels, according to statements published Tuesday from both sides. The emergency telephone hotlines between North and South Korea have been in use, with several interruptions, since the

July 27th 2021, 8:09 pm

Chile: Priest defrocked for sexual abuses, dies

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Chile, July 27: Former Chilean priest Fernando Karadima, a key figure in a sexual abuse case that rocked the Catholic Church, has died at the age of 90. According to his death certificate, Karadima died on Sunday of bronchopneumonia and kidney

July 27th 2021, 8:09 pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Tibet is a threat to India, says senior US Congressman

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Washington, Jul 27: Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Tibet last week is a threat to India, an influential US lawmaker has said, accusing the Joe Biden-led administration of not doing enough to stop the Chinese "march". Xi on Wednesday

July 27th 2021, 3:39 am

New Zealand agrees to accept 2 kids of ISIS terrorist

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Wellington, July 27: New Zealand on Monday agreed to repatriate an alleged Islamic State militant and her two young children, who have been detained in Turkey since February, PTI reported. The decision follows a bitter dispute with Australia over which country

July 27th 2021, 3:39 am

Vijay Mallya declared bankrupt by London HC, banks win case

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London, July 27: A British court on Monday granted a bankruptcy order against Vijay Mallya, paving the way for a consortium of Indian banks led by the State Bank of India (SBI) to pursue a worldwide freezing order to seek repayment

July 27th 2021, 3:39 am

How has the pandemic affected mental health?

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Deutsche Welle: Some people with depression turned to social media as a tool to self medicate when therapy was not available. Do you think that's a good alternative? Elise Paul: It certainly depends on what people are using social media for.

July 26th 2021, 12:10 pm

UN warns of spike in Afghan civilian deaths

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Kabul, July 26: More than 1,500 civilians were killed in the first six months of 2021, almost half of whom were women and children, the UN said in a new report Monday. It is the sharpest documented increase in killings for

July 26th 2021, 12:10 pm

Marred by violence, Pak PM Imran Khan’s party wins most seats in PoK’s legislative poll

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Islamabad, July 26: Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party is set to form the next government in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) as it emerged as the largest political party in the legislative assembly elections in the region which was marred by

July 26th 2021, 12:10 pm

German business confidence drops over virus fears

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Berlin, July 26: German businesses are unexpectedly feeling less confident about the future than they were in previous months of this year, according to the Munich-based Ifo insitute's monthly assessment of managers' morale. Ifo's confidence barometer fell to 100.8 points in

July 26th 2021, 12:10 pm

Massive California fire triggers lightning fears

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Sacramento, July 26: A fire in northern California has grown so large that it is creating its own weather system, with officials warning that lightning storms could ignite further blazes. "If these [smoke] clouds get tall enough, they do have the

July 26th 2021, 12:10 pm

How Thai volunteers helping COVID patients in need of care, testing

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Bangkok, July 25: During a pandemic of the scale we are currently seeing, everyone is doing whatever they can to help. Ekapob Laungprasert's team in Thailand is helping supplies to often terrified, exhausted patients who are hit by the coronavirus.

July 25th 2021, 1:39 pm

WATCH: Himachal bridge hit by boulders rolling down hill

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New Delhi, July 25: At least nine tourists were killed and several were injured after a massive landslide hit a bridge in Himachal Pradesh's Sangla valley today. The terrifying video shows a section of the bridge crumbling and plunging into

July 25th 2021, 1:39 pm

Study reveals longer gap in Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccines boosts antibody levels

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 London, Jul 24: A longer gap between first and second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine generates strong antibody and T cell immune responses, UK researchers have found. The study, led by the University of Oxford, in collaboration with

July 25th 2021, 3:09 am

'Best assurance' from UK on Vijay Mallya extradition

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New Delhi, July 24: Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said here on Saturday that India has made its best case on Vijay Mallya being wanted for economic offences and the Indian government has the "best assurance" from the UK authorities of

July 24th 2021, 2:25 pm

China, Pak FMs hold talks, Qureshi raises Kashmir issue

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Beijing, July 24: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday vowed to further cement their all-weather strategic ties and discussed a range of issues, including the joint probe into the terrorist attack that killed

July 24th 2021, 2:25 pm

COVID: Sydney anti-lockdown rally turns violent

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Sydney, July 24: Thousands of people took to the streets of Australian cities, including Sydney, to protest COVID-induced curbs as the country battles another surge of the coronavirus. Nine News reported that 57 people were arrested and charged in Sydney after

July 24th 2021, 6:41 am

Ukraine, Poland flay Nord Stream 2 deal

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Warsaw, July 24: For most countries in central and eastern Europe, the German-Russian Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline is not simply a controversial project. Rather, they see it as a measure of the credibility of German policy in the region.

July 24th 2021, 6:41 am

G20 ministers stuck on global warming caps

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Rome, July 24: The G20 ministers responsible for climate, energy and environment failed to reach a consensus on more ambitious climate goals after talks in Italy on Friday. Following the discussions in Naples, several countries rejected the idea of committing to

July 24th 2021, 6:41 am

Solidarity after the floods

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Berlin, July 24: Volunteers need help and their machines need fuel. That's why Thomas Sperber and Marius Gläser got into their tanker truck at four in the morning from Limburg, which lies roughly an hour southeast of the flood-hit Ahr Valley.

July 24th 2021, 6:41 am

'I was reborn aged 102': Russian World War II veteran beats covid

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Moscow, July 23: His age may have posed a challenge but 102-year-old Russian World War 2 veteran's battle against COVID-19 was won by his positivity.  Nikolai Bagayev, was admitted to hospital in the town of Korolyov near Moscow with coronavirus and 80% lung

July 23rd 2021, 1:24 pm

Bharat Biotech terminates deal with Brazil's Precisa to supply Covaxin

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Brasilia, July 23: Bharat Biotech has terminated a memorandum of understanding to sell its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin to Brazil's Precisa Medicamentos, the Indian company said on Friday without disclosing the reason. "The Company has terminated the said MOU with

July 23rd 2021, 12:09 pm

Tony Blinken to meet PM Modi, Jaishankar during India trip next week

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Washington, July 23: US Secretary of State Tony Blinken during his maiden trip to India next week would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to discuss wide range of bilateral, regional and global issues, his spokesperson said

July 23rd 2021, 10:50 am

Hundreds of migrants cross into Spanish enclave

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Spain, July 23: Some 230 migrants entered Spain's North African enclave of Melilla on Thursday, the Spanish delegation in the territory said. The men, who mostly came from sub-Saharan Africa, scaled the six-meter-high border fence and rushed into the enclave. Three

July 23rd 2021, 6:09 am

German politicians and the balancing act amid crisis

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Berlin, Julyl 23: German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Bad Münstereifel in North Rhine-Westphalia on Tuesday and surveyed the damage caused by the recent deadly flooding. She took in the impact on the once idyllic town and was visibly moved, as was

July 23rd 2021, 6:09 am

Ecuador declares emergency after prison riots

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Quito, July 23: Ecuador on Thursday declared a state of emergency in its prisons after riots left 22 dead and 57 wounded. The South American country has long grappled with prison overcrowding and violence between rival gangs. What we

July 23rd 2021, 6:09 am

Pak voices 'serious concern' over reports about India's alleged use of Pegasus spyware

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Islamabad, Jul 23: Pakistan on Friday voiced "serious concern" over media reports about India allegedly eavesdropping on foreigners, including Prime Minister Imran Khan, using Israeli spyware Pegasus and urged the UN to thoroughly investigate the matter. According to reports, Khan was

July 23rd 2021, 6:09 am

Sinopharm vaccine: Chinese COVID shot may offer elderly poor protection, reveals Study

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Budapest, Jul 23: A new study suggests that a Sinopharm vaccine offers poor protection from COVID-19 among the elderly, raising questions for dozens of countries that have given the Chinese company's shots to their most vulnerable populations. A survey

July 23rd 2021, 6:09 am

Netherlands fines TikTok over English-only privacy terms

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Amsterdam, July 23: Netherlands data protection authorities on Thursday said TikTok violated the privacy of young children in the country by failing to offer its information on privacy and data protection in full in Dutch. The social media service was fined

July 23rd 2021, 6:09 am

Xi Jinping makes rare visit to Tibetan town bordering Arunachal Pradesh

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 Beijing, July 23: Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Nyingchi, a strategically located Tibetan border town close to Arunachal Pradesh, the official media reported on Friday. Xi arrived at the Nyingchi Mainling Airport on Wednesday

July 22nd 2021, 11:52 pm

Argentina rolls out ID cards for non-binary people

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Buenos Aires, July 22: People who neither identify as male nor female in Argentina will be able to use "X" the gender field in their national ID document and passports starting Wednesday. Argentina is the first country in South America to

July 22nd 2021, 12:47 pm

Bavaria floods: 'This will happen again'

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Berlin, July 22: "It's like the surface of the moon," farmer Barbara Angerer says, looking around at what used to be a lush green field where her cattle grazed. "Now it's a completely new landscape. You would never recognize it." {image-floods5-1626950857.jpg

July 22nd 2021, 12:47 pm

EU declares war on money laundering

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"The rules we have in place to prevent money laundering are among the toughest in the world," said the vice president of the European Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis, "but they must also now be systematically applied." There hasn't been enough

July 22nd 2021, 12:47 pm

The deadly floods are Germany's moment of truth

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Berlin, July 22: Disasters like the floods in Germany are a particular challenge for politicians. In crises, people look for leadership and expect empathy and resolve from politicians. Especially from those who are preparing to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel and lead

July 22nd 2021, 12:47 pm

How long until lithium supply is depleted?

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The year 2020 wasn't just the year of the pandemic, it was also the year that e-mobility took off in earnest in Europe, with registrations of new plug-in electric vehicles soaring by 137%. Of the 20 different materials used to produce

July 22nd 2021, 12:47 pm

China says shocked by WHO plan for COVID origins study, dismisses lab leak theory

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Beijing, Jul 22: A senior Chinese health official said Thursday he was shocked by the World Health Organisation''s plan for the second phase of a COVID-19 origins study. National Health Commission Vice Minister Zeng Yixin dismissed the lab leak

July 22nd 2021, 12:30 am

How do you insure yourself against climate change?

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Berlin, July 21: Many people in Germany were blindsided by the heavy rains and deadly flooding that hit parts of the country in mid-July. Now, as homeowners take stock of the damage, a second shock could be in store when they

July 21st 2021, 5:16 pm

Nigeria: 100 kidnapped villagers released by bandits

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Abuja, July 21: Nigerian authorities said they had managed to secure the release of 100 kidnapped villagers on Tuesday. The residents of Manawa in Nigeria's northwestern Zamfara State were held hostage by heavily armed gangs for 42 days. What

July 21st 2021, 5:16 pm

How Germany's disaster management system works

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Berlin, July 21: When the first floods hit southwestern Germany last week, local emergency managers were the first to initiate rescue operations on the ground. But it would soon become apparent that the unfolding natural disaster was more than what they

July 21st 2021, 5:16 pm

France opens probe into Pegasus spyware

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Paris, July 21: The Paris prosecutor's office opened an investigation Tuesday into the suspected widespread use of spyware, known as Pegasus. It was made by the Israel-based NSO Group and allegedly used to target journalists, human rights activists and political dissidents.

July 21st 2021, 5:16 pm

Nirav Modi cites suicidal feelings, COVID risks in new extradition appeal

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London, July 21: Fugitive diamantaire merchant Nirav Modi's extradition to India would severely impact his mental health and be a "flagrant denial of justice," his lawyers said at a London court hearing. The 50-year-old diamond merchant, wanted in India

July 21st 2021, 5:16 pm

12 killed, 100,000 relocated as heavy rain hits China's central Henan province

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Beijing, Jul 21: At least 12 people were killed while about 100,000 have been relocated to safe places in China's central Henan province which received the highest daily rainfall since the weather record began, state media reported on Wednesday.

July 21st 2021, 2:24 am

Explained: Race to space tourism leaves rockets to emit 100 times more CO₂ per passenger than flight

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London, July 21: The commercial race to get tourists to space is heating up between Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson and former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. On Sunday 11 July, Branson ascended 80 km to reach the edge of space

July 21st 2021, 2:24 am

Delta variant accounts for 83 per cent of US cases

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New York, Jul 21: Health officials say the delta variant of the coronavirus continues to surge and accounts for an estimated 83 per cent of US COVID-19 cases. That's a dramatic increase from the week of July 3, when

July 21st 2021, 12:06 am

US urges court to clear extradition of Tahawwur Rana to India

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Washington, July 21: The US has urged a court in California to clear the extradition of Tahawwur Rana, a key accused in the Mumbai 26/11 case. India has been seeking the extradition of Rana. The attorneys for the US government urged

July 21st 2021, 12:06 am

In pics: How Jeff Bezos, world's richest man, fulfilled his childhood dream with maiden spaceflight

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Washington, July 20: Billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming an astronaut a reality as he soared into space on his company's New Shepard spacecraft on Tuesday. Named after America''s first astronaut, Blue Origin''s New Shepard rocket soared

July 21st 2021, 12:06 am

No sign of Pfizer, Moderna Covid vaccines in breast milk: Study

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Los Angeles, Jul 20: Researchers have found no evidence for the presence of Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines in human breast milk in a small study, suggesting that the mRNA preventives are safe during lactation. The study, published

July 20th 2021, 12:02 pm

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha holiday in pandemic's shadow

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Cairo, Jul 19: Muslims around the world were observing Tuesday yet another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns about the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus. Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast

July 20th 2021, 12:02 pm

Jeff Bezos, world's richest man, fulfills childhood dream in Blue Origin space flight

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Washington, July 20: Jeff Bezos, the world's richest person, and three crewmates landed after Blue Origin's first flight to space with passengers aboard, a key milestone in the company's effort to make space tourism viable. The 57-year-old American billionaire flew

July 20th 2021, 12:02 pm

Global stocks hit by COVID resurgence fears

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Stocks tumbled on Monday as markets responded to fears of rising COVID-19 cases worldwide, which could harm the global economic recovery. In Asia and Europe, the highly contagious Delta variant has led to surge in infection rates, leading authorities to reimpose

July 20th 2021, 12:02 pm

Germany's Heinsberg: First pandemic, now flooding

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Berlin, July20: If ever a person in Ophoven in the Heinsberg district of Germany has been dogged by bad luck, it is Mario Girardi. For 18 years, this Italian businessman successfully ran the Dolce Vita restaurant in Erkelenz, 20 kilometers (12.4

July 20th 2021, 12:02 pm

Iraq: Market bomb attack kills 30, including children

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Baghdad, July 20: The "Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed at least 30 people and injured dozens more in a crowded market in the eastern part of the capital city of Baghdad. The attack by the

July 20th 2021, 12:02 pm

US slams China over Microsoft Outlook hack

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Washington,July20: US president Joe Biden accused China of "protecting" and possibly "accommodating" the attackers who hacked Microsoft Outlook. With Biden making the claims on Monday, the European Union, NATO, UK, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Canada all issued their own statements

July 20th 2021, 12:02 pm

Afghan official says three rockets hit near presidential palace

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Kabul, Jul 20: At least three rockets hit near the presidential palace on Tuesday shortly before Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was to give an address to mark the major Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. There were no injuries and the rockets

July 20th 2021, 2:44 am

Canada extends suspension on direct flights from India till August 21

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Toronto, July 20: The Canadian government on Monday has extended the ban on incoming passenger flights from India for another month due to the Delta variant of COVID-19. The ban was set to expire on July 21, but will now remain

July 20th 2021, 2:18 am

With recommendations being eased, US citizens can now travel to India

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Washington, July 20: The United States has improved the travel advisory for India, lowering it from the highest Level 4, which means no travel, to Level 3, which urges citizens to reconsider travel. It also eased travel recommendations on Pakistan from

July 20th 2021, 12:09 am

Extremely alarming: UN high commissioner for human rights on Pegasus row

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United Nations, July 19: The apparent use of the Pegasus software to spy on journalists, human rights defenders, politicians and others in a variety of countries is 'extremely alarming' and the States concerned should take steps to protect against such 'invasions'

July 19th 2021, 5:19 pm

German firms clueless on future of remote working

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Berlin, July 19: As both the global COVID-19 pandemic and work-from-home experiments appear to be stretching on for a while longer, there's a dawning realization among company heads that new "hybrid" forms of work may become the new normal. Hybrid working

July 19th 2021, 8:17 am

Coronavirus digest: Australia extends Victoria lockdown

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Sydney, July 19: Australian authorities on Monday extended a coronavirus lockdown in Victoria state despite a slight drop in new infections. Victoria state premier, Daniel Andrews, said he would not lift lockdown rules as cases were still being detected in the

July 19th 2021, 8:17 am

Kenya: Fuel tank blast kills over dozen people

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Nairobi, July19: At least 13 people have died in Kenya while many more have been injured after a fuel tank exploded late Saturday. According to the police, the truck collided with another vehicle and overturned on the busy highway near Malanga,

July 19th 2021, 8:17 am

Germany needs better climate policy, Merkel says

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Berlin, July 19: More than 150 people have been reported dead across western Germany, with more fatalities across Europe Hundreds of soldiers have been deployed in the rescue effort Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the municipality of Schuld, says damage is 'surreal'

July 19th 2021, 8:17 am

Germany floods: Deaths rise as Merkel visits hard-hit town

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Berlin, July19: Parts of western Germany continue to reel from the devastation of massive flooding, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel promises government assistance to ravaged communities. So far, at least 160 people have died in Germany since the floods began on

July 19th 2021, 8:17 am

China's first human infection case with Monkey B virus dies: Report

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Beijing, July 18: A Beijing-based veterinarian who was confirmed as China's first human infection case with Monkey B virus (BV) has died, amid rising concerns, the official media here reported. The 53-year-old male vet, who worked for an institution researching

July 18th 2021, 6:47 pm

Nepal's new PM Sher Bahadur Deuba wins vote of confidence in Parliament

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Kathmandu, July 18: Nepal's new Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday comfortably won a vote of confidence in the reinstated lower House of Parliament. Deuba, the 75-year-old chief of the Nepali Congress, secured 165 votes in the 275-member House

July 18th 2021, 6:47 pm

Julia Ducournau's ‘Titane’ wins top Palme d’Or award: Here are all the big winners of Cannes 2021

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New Delhi, Jul 18: Julia Ducournau, the 37-year-old French director of 'Titane', a freaky and provocative body-horror drama has become the first female director in 28 years to win the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'or. The awards of the

July 18th 2021, 6:46 am

Afghan ambassador's daughter brutally assaulted in Pakistan

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Islamabad, July 17: The daughter of Afghanistan's ambassador to Pakistan was abducted in the middle of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad, held for several hours and brutally attacked, officials in both countries said Saturday. No one has been arrested

July 17th 2021, 2:45 pm

Greenland stops oil and gas exploration

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Nuuk, July 17: Greenland's natural resources minister Naaja Nathanielsen said the environment and climatic impacts of further oil and gas extraction had been assessed as being "too high" when weighed against potential financial gains, and was therefore being stopped. And, not

July 17th 2021, 7:30 am

Climate change safety measures are urgently needed

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Berlin, July 17: The extent of destruction and death wrought by Germany's recent floods is slowly becoming apparent. Dozens of people have died, with many still reported missing. The disaster has devastated entire towns, washing away residential houses, cars and trees.

July 17th 2021, 6:01 am

Exclusive: How Syria's rebels turned against an activist

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Damascus, July 17: By the summer of 2013, documenting human rights abuses had become taboo even in rebel-held territories in Syria. But Razan Zaitouneh was steadfast. The prominent human rights lawyer had just fled the capital, Damascus, due to the immense

July 17th 2021, 6:01 am

WHO pushes for China lab audits in COVID origin probe

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Beijing, July 17: The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the next stage in the investigation of the coronavirus origin should cover further studies in China and lab "audits." In a briefing to member states, the UN health agency listed

July 17th 2021, 6:01 am

Jesuit priest Fr Stan Swamy's death will 'remain a stain' on India's human rights record: UN expert

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Geneva, July 17: A UN human rights expert has said that she is devastated to hear about the demise of Jesuit priest Stan Swamy in custody, saying there is "no reason" for a human rights defender to be denied his rights

July 17th 2021, 1:01 am

5 or more symptoms in first week of infection linked to long Covid

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London, July 16: People who exhibit over five symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the first week are more likely to develop long COVID, irrespective of their age or gender, according to a review of studies. In long COVID, patients experience prolonged symptoms

July 16th 2021, 8:15 am

Belgium, Netherlands and France also hit by deadly flooding

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Berlin, July 16: As Germany counted its losses from heavy flooding on Friday, neighboring countries were similarly affected. Dutch authorities ordered 10,000 residents of Maastricht city and adjacent villages to evacuate homes along the river Maas Thursday evening as rainy weather

July 16th 2021, 8:15 am

Lebanon’s PM-designate Hariri steps down as crisis deepens

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Beirut, July 16: Lebanon"s Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri on Thursday said he will not be forming a government over "key differences" with President Michel Aoun as the country plunges deeper into turmoil. "I have excused myself from forming the government," Hariri

July 16th 2021, 8:15 am

Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed in Afghanistan Kandahar provinc

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Kabul, July 16: Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize winning Indian photojournalist who worked for Reuters news agency, was killed on Friday in Afghanistan while covering the fierce fighting between Afghan troops and the Taliban militants near a border crossing with Pakistan

July 16th 2021, 8:15 am

Dutch journalist Peter R. de Vries dies

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Amsterdam, July 16: Dutch investigative journalist Peter R. de Vries died on Thursday after being shot in Amsterdam last week, according to a statement from his family. The statement was published by the Dutch station he had regularly worked for, RTL.

July 16th 2021, 8:15 am

Footprints of climate change in Germany floods?

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Berlin, July 16: Around 46 people were reported dead and dozens missing Thursday in Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Heavy storms and overnight rainfall caused rivers and water reservoirs to burst their banks and flash floods turned streets into raging

July 16th 2021, 5:15 am

COVID: Thousands protest in France over vaccine measures

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Paris, July 16: Parisian police used tear gas to disperse protesters on Wednesday, as 19,000 people showed their displeasure across France over new coronavirus measures. Some of the protests began in the morning in the French capital as the annual Bastille

July 16th 2021, 5:15 am

Modi-Johnson handshake election leaflet: Clash in UK Parliament

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London, July 16: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Opposition Leader Keir Starmer clashed in the House of Commons over a controversial by-election leaflet, which had been branded "divisive" and "anti-India" by Indian diaspora groups in Britain, PTI reported.

July 16th 2021, 2:31 am

Russia sends military aircraft to fight Siberia fires

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Siberia, July 15: Russian on Wednesday deployed military aircraft to help some 2,000 firefighters on the ground who are battling wildfires raging across almost 800,000 hectares (roughly 2 million acres) in Siberia. The Defense Ministry said it had sent Ilyushin II-76

July 15th 2021, 4:00 pm
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