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EU DisinfoLab report vindicates Pakistan’s position on India: PM Imran

EU DisinfoLab report vindicates Pakistan’s position on India: PM Imran

UN-accredited NGOs - some with direct ties to the Srivastava Group - were used by minority groups to promote Indian interests and criticise Pakistan at sessions of the UN Human Rights Council, claim...

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Scientists think they may have found a completely new whale species

Scientists think they may have found a completely new whale species

Jay Barlow from the Whale Acoustic Reconnaissance Program. What makes this sighting even rarer is that the whales came up to swim right next to the boat even though beaked whales are known for stay...

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Hanukkah celebrations bring light during the darkness of the pandemic

Hanukkah celebrations bring light during the darkness of the pandemic

Hanukkah, sometimes referred to as the Festival of Lights, starts on the 25th day of the month of Kislev in the lunar Jewish calendar and lasts eight days. US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and he...

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Germany reports 23,679 new COVID-19 cases

Germany reports 23,679 new COVID-19 cases

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told a magazine that lockdown is the only chance for us to take control of the situation, but it needs to be fixed immediately. "In a marathon, the final kilometers ar...

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Israel to get initial Pfizer coronavirus vaccine shipment on Thursday, minister says

Israel to get initial Pfizer coronavirus vaccine shipment on Thursday, minister says

He spoke hours after the first shipment of Pfizer vaccines arrived in the country. "I believe in this vaccine, I expect it to get the necessary approvals in the next few days", Netanyahu said. Isr...

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The Zodiac Killer was decoded by codecs enthusiasts 51 years later

The Zodiac Killer was decoded by codecs enthusiasts 51 years later

Both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the San Francisco Police Department are looking at the solved cipher which has been sent to cold case homicide investigators. Solving the Zodiac cipher...

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Hungary and Poland drop opposition to European Union coronavirus budget at summit

Hungary and Poland drop opposition to European Union coronavirus budget at summit

Large swaths of the budget and recovery aid are set to pour into programs and investments created to help the member states, regions and sectors particularly affected by the green transition, which ar...

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Argentina's lower house votes to allow abortion; bill moves to Senate

Argentina's lower house votes to allow abortion; bill moves to Senate

A spokesman for the ruling party told Reuters a debate of nearly 30 hours was expected in the lower house, meaning that the bill - which could undergo modifications to achieve broad consensus - woul...

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Following India protests closely, says UK after Boris Johnson gaffe

Following India protests closely, says UK after Boris Johnson gaffe

Gurpatwant Singh Pannu, general counsel for Sikhs for Justice, said: "We are extremely disappointed that the prime minister confused the current farmers' protest with the territorial dispute between I...

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US Plans to Sanction Turkey for Russian S-400 Missiles

US Plans to Sanction Turkey for Russian S-400 Missiles

Horiates said. Reuters reported Thursday that the outgoing administration will impose the long-awaited sanctions, with sources telling the news agency an announcement could come any day. The final...

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Investor in Portland eviction protest says he’d sell home

Investor in Portland eviction protest says he’d sell home

The clash draws on that troubled history and also fits into a larger worry in OR - and nationally - about what will happen when pandemic-inspired eviction moratoriums enacted by the state and the USA ...

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Chinese authorities detain Bloomberg news assistant

Chinese authorities detain Bloomberg news assistant

United States news outlet Bloomberg says a Chinese staff member at its Beijing bureau has been detained on suspicion of endangering national security. In March, Chinese authorities revoked the...

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Russian Federation to Respond to Expulsion of 2 Diplomats From Netherlands, Embassy Says

Russian Federation to Respond to Expulsion of 2 Diplomats From Netherlands, Embassy Says

AIVD said that the two unidentified Russians were seeking information on artificial intelligence, semiconductors, and nanotechnology, and added that they work for Russia's civilian intelligence agency...

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Pelosi Backs Swalwell, Dismisses Concerns About Chinese 'Overtures'

Pelosi Backs Swalwell, Dismisses Concerns About Chinese 'Overtures'

Swalwell be removed from the House intelligence committee is an attempt to distract from a handful of his own members linked to QAnon conspiracies. Pelosi went on to criticize House Minority Leader...

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Lebanon's Caretaker Prime Minister Charged Over Massive Beirut Blast

Lebanon's Caretaker Prime Minister Charged Over Massive Beirut Blast

Zeiter, the former minister of public works and now a lawmaker, said in a press conference on Friday that the judge deviated from constitutional rules and abused power. In a letter to parliament late ...

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai charged under national security law

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai charged under national security law

Boris Johnson announced a new BNO visa scheme in July to welcome more than three million eligible Hong Kongers to Britain, after declaring a new security law a "clear and serious breach" of the Sino-B...

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Pedestrians struck in Midtown Manhattan during protest

Pedestrians struck in Midtown Manhattan during protest

Six people were struck by the auto, a police source told NBC New York . Several ambulances and emergency vehicles were seen at East 39th Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan just after 4pm on F...

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US Sends Bombers To Middle East As Signal To Iran

US Sends Bombers To Middle East As Signal To Iran

Speculation over a potential military attack has intensified following the assassination of Iranian nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh . Those worries are compounded by fears that Iran may strike...

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Azerbaijan holds parade after Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

Azerbaijan holds parade after Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

Azerbaijan's army also showed some of Armenia's military hardware and equipment destroyed, captured or found abandoned in the battlefield during the six-week-long clashes. A military orchestra played ...

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Biden picks first Black U.S. secretary of defense, says 'right moment'

Biden picks first Black U.S. secretary of defense, says 'right moment'

Austin served as vice chief of staff of the Army before retiring in 2016. "He is just as committed as I am to rebuilding and modernizing those alliances - from the Asia Pacific to Europe and aroun...

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Kim's sister slams South Korean minister over coronavirus

Kim's sister slams South Korean minister over coronavirus

At the annual IISS Manama Dialogue Security Conference, Kang said that it is "hard to believe" that North Korea hasn't reported any coronavirus cases so far, adding that "All signs are that the ...

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Biden Taps Susan Rice to Lead White House Domestic Policy Council

Biden Taps Susan Rice to Lead White House Domestic Policy Council

Fudge joins retired four-star Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III , whom Biden formally named on Wednesday as his defense secretary nominee, as the second Black American named to the president-elect's Cabinet ...

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Gunmen kill female TV presenter in Afghanistan

Gunmen kill female TV presenter in Afghanistan

Meanwhile, the Inter-national Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) strongly condemned the murder of IAWRT member Malalai Maiwand and her driver. The global press freedom group Reporter...

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Aust students rise in science, maths ranks

Aust students rise in science, maths ranks

This includes 14,950 Australian students from 571 Australian schools. Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and Ireland . In Year 8 mathematics Queensland students mean scores jumped nine points between 2015 a...

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Audacious Texas election lawsuit keeps Trump hopes alive

Audacious Texas election lawsuit keeps Trump hopes alive

Texas is using bogus and false claims in a legally indefensible effort to disenfranchise huge numbers of voters and anoint its preferred candidate for president, Donald Trump , Pennsylvania's lawyers...

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Merkel pushes for tougher German lockdown

Merkel pushes for tougher German lockdown

The RKI counted 20,815 new infections daily, bringing Germany , which has 83 million inhabitants, already registers nearly 1.22 million cases, including 19,932 deaths in the pandemic. Merkel's govern...

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Biden and Harris named Time's Person of the Year

Biden and Harris named Time's Person of the Year

Harris is the first vice president to be given the distinction. This year, four finalists have made the cut and they are all very timely for this year's announcement. "His Administration has been hi...

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Biden picks Tom Vilsack to reprise role as agriculture secretary

Biden picks Tom Vilsack to reprise role as agriculture secretary

Former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack , who served as Agriculture secretary during all eight years of Barack Obama's presidency, is a top candidate to get the job again under Biden, people familiar with the...

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Germany reports record high 590 new coronavirus deaths

Germany reports record high 590 new coronavirus deaths

The number of new COVID-19 infections in Germany was slightly above the previous week's level and increased by 14,054 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to nearly 1.2 million, the Robert Koch In...

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B.C. residents want to see Canada-China relationship change

B.C. residents want to see Canada-China relationship change

Canadian diplomats had been denied all access to the two men from January to October because of coronavirus precautions cited by the Chinese side. China says their cases are not connected to Meng's ...

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Polish PM says extra summit may be needed to unblock European Union budget

Polish PM says extra summit may be needed to unblock European Union budget

The compromise still ties EU disbursements from the budget and recovery package to a mechanism that insists on respect for the rule of law, but such sanctions cannot now be triggered until the Europea...

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Trump announces Israel and Morocco to normalize relations

Trump announces Israel and Morocco to normalize relations

As part of the deal, the US will recognize Morocco's claim over the disputed Western Sahara region. Morocco is the fourth country of its kind to establish peace with Israel through the work of...

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Rich Countries Overstocking Vaccines, Poor Ones Lagging Far Behind

Rich Countries Overstocking Vaccines, Poor Ones Lagging Far Behind

According to the group - a coalition of organisations including Oxfam and Amnesty International - almost 70 countries will only be able to vaccinate one in 10 of their populations, despite big-pharma...

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More than 60000 koalas lost in Aussie bushfires

More than 60000 koalas lost in Aussie bushfires

The burnt area is equal to about half of Japan's entire territory. According to the report, the bushfires killed at least 5,000 koalas and added that, "the ongoing destruction of koala habitat throu...

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President-elect? GOP may wait for January to say Joe Biden won

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . President Trump called the Speaker of Pennsylvania's House of Representatives in an attempt to reverse his election loss there, according to medi...

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