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Suga considering COVID-19 state of emergency with Olympics 200 days away

Suga considering COVID-19 state of emergency with Olympics 200 days away

The Japanese capital on Thursday saw a record 1,337 new COVID-19 cases, surpassing the 1,000-mark for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak, while the three other prefectures have also logged ...

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Trump Caught on Tape Pressuring Official to Overturn Election Results in Georgia

Trump Caught on Tape Pressuring Official to Overturn Election Results in Georgia

The White House has not commented on the release of the tape. "It was a bald, baldfaced, bold abuse of power by the president of the United States", Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said, accordin...

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Iran resumes enriching uranium to 20% purity at Fordo facility

Iran resumes enriching uranium to 20% purity at Fordo facility

He noted that the enrichment started this morning while the pre-requisite measures such as informing the International Atomic Energy Agency and submitting a questionnaire based on the country's safegu...

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Illegal NYE rave party near Rennes finally ends, 1,200 fined

Illegal NYE rave party near Rennes finally ends, 1,200 fined

About 2,500 revellers from across France and overseas attended the rave in a disused warehouse in Lieuron , near Rennes, and some clashed with police soon after the party kicked off on Thursday, ...

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New US Congress set to certify election results

This year, however, Trump is pushing his Republican allies to use the session to file challenges to throw out electoral votes certified for Biden in six battleground states - Wisconsin, Michigan, ...

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Uganda to access Covid-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca - Ministry of Health

In a departure from other strategies globally, the government said people could be given a mix-and-match of two Covid-19 shots, for example if the same vaccine dose was out of stock, according to guid...

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US's Fauci: US coronavirus outbreak could get worse in coming weeks

US's Fauci: US coronavirus outbreak could get worse in coming weeks

He added, "We've got to get interaction between the federal government and the (country's 50) states, a real partnership". More than 20 million Americans have contracted COVID-19, according to John...

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Johnson: Stricter restrictions likely in UK

Johnson: Stricter restrictions likely in UK

Appearing on The Andrew Marr Show, the PM said he understood people's frustrations and anxieties but stressed that schools were safe. The schools issue has split opinion, with unions and some local ...

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Cricket Australia forced to slash capacity for Sydney Test

Cricket Australia forced to slash capacity for Sydney Test

Neither the BCCI nor the team management has reacted to the statement but sources told The Telegraph that they weren't reading much into it. Both the BCCI and the Australian board launched an in...

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PM condemns 11 miners' killing in Balochistan; orders immediate arrest of killers

PM condemns 11 miners' killing in Balochistan; orders immediate arrest of killers

Unidentified militants abducted laborers working in a coal mine on late Saturday night and later killed them after taking them to another area, Deputy Commissioner of Bolan Murad Kasi said. "Elements ...

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Boris Johnson's father to apply for French citizenship

Boris Johnson's father to apply for French citizenship

Billy Kelleher, a member of the European parliament for Ireland, which has the EU's only land border with Britain, linked Stanley's Johnson's decision to the UK's withdrawal from the continent-spannin...

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Covid-19 in NY: Positive rate keeps rising as almost 8,000 hospitalized

Covid-19 in NY: Positive rate keeps rising as almost 8,000 hospitalized

Race or income will not determine who lives and who dies. And I mean it. Cuomo once warned that a post-holiday hike of coronavirus hospitalizations was expected, because people would usually trave...

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Graphics: Global COVID vaccine distribution and inoculations

Graphics: Global COVID vaccine distribution and inoculations

Oxford University's Our World in Data has produced a global tracker of the rate of vaccination reported by governments worldwide , comparing nations across the total number of doses administered, the...

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New Zealand welcomes 2021 with giant public fireworks display

New Zealand welcomes 2021 with giant public fireworks display

The world ushered in the New Year with pandemic controls muting celebrations for billions of people eager to bid farewell to a virus-ridden 2020. The city is 150 kilometers southwest of Moscow. Loca...

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Trump Extends Visa Restrictions Through March to Protect American Workers

Trump Extends Visa Restrictions Through March to Protect American Workers

Trump also tweeted that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, also Republicans, "have done less than nothing". Mr Trump has repeatedly attacked how Mr Raffensperger ran Georgia's e...

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Protesters hijack Iran's commemorations of death of General Qassim Soleimani

Protesters hijack Iran's commemorations of death of General Qassim Soleimani

Their killing dramatically ratcheted up tensions in the region and brought the United States and Iran to the brink of war. Soleimani headed the elite Quds Force of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard...

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U.S. coronavirus cases top 20 milllion

U.S. coronavirus cases top 20 milllion

View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University. NY hit 1 millions cases total as of Saturday, becoming the fourth state to do so along with Texas, Florida and Californ...

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Eleven coal miners killed at Machh coal field

Eleven coal miners killed at Machh coal field

Gunmen opened fire on a group of minority Shiite Hazara coal miners after abducting them, killing 11 in southwestern Baluchistan province early Sunday, a Pakistani official said. "Investigators are pr...

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One dead, many injured in Texas church shooting

One dead, many injured in Texas church shooting

The Starrville Methodist Church in Winona TX was the scene of a church shooting this Sunday morning which left one parishioner dead and several others wounded. Authorities have not specified how man...

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US officials reject Trump claims on toll, defend vaccine rollout

US officials reject Trump claims on toll, defend vaccine rollout

Bailey Aldridge is a reporter covering real-time news in North and SC. US President Donald Trump on Sunday said that the record-breaking numbers of new COVID-19 cases, almost 300,000 in the past 2...

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Gunmen kill Afghan radio journalist

Gunmen kill Afghan radio journalist

Just last week, Aimaq, who was the editor-in-chief at a private radio station, had written about death threats that he had received on Facebook. An Afghan journalist has been shot dead in a auto amb...

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Biden electoral win facing challenge from Cruz, other GOP senators

But the term of the other Georgia Republican senator, David Perdue, has expired, so he must wait for Tuesday's results to know whether he can re-occupy his seat. President Donald Trump has consisten...

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Saudi Arabia lifts entry ban, keeps some Covid curbs

Saudi Arabia lifts entry ban, keeps some Covid curbs

Entry into the Kingdom by air, land and sea will resume at 11 am Sunday, the ministry said in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). Saudi Arabia has recorded more than 363,000 cases...

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Xi Jinping highlights China's achievements in a complex 2020

Xi Jinping highlights China's achievements in a complex 2020

The CPC's original aspiration is even firmer 100 years later, Xi said. Touching upon the COVID-19 pandemic, Weerasinghe said as the first country to identify and largely defeat COVID-19, China has...

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Federal Execution Can Proceed For Lisa Montgomery, Court Rules

Federal Execution Can Proceed For Lisa Montgomery, Court Rules

Montgomery had been scheduled to be put to death at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana, in December, but Judge Moss delayed the execution after her attorneys contracted coronavi...

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India OKs AstraZeneca and locally made COVID-19 vaccines

India OKs AstraZeneca and locally made COVID-19 vaccines

The dry run for the administration of the Covid-19 vaccine was held successfully in all the 30 districts of the state on Saturday. The newer kind of vaccine, the mRNA ones manufactured by Moderna an...

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Boris Johnson warns tougher coronavirus measures may be needed

Mr Johnson said the United Kingdom must be "humble" in the face of the new Covid-19 variant and urged councils in England to "be guided by the public health advice, which at the moment is that school...

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A group of Republican senators refuses to confirm Biden's victory

Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri has now been joined by a chorus of 11 other Republican Senators, led by Sen Ted Cruz , screeching out "Auld Lang Sedition", challenging the Senate's Electoral College ...

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Coronavirus: Congress questions Covaxin’s approval before completing phase-3 trials

Coronavirus: Congress questions Covaxin’s approval before completing phase-3 trials

The world's second most populous country is now expected to start a massive immunisation programme within weeks, with the AstraZeneca/Oxford shot taking the lead and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin administe...

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Ted Cruz and other USA senators plan to oppose Joe Biden`s certification

Ted Cruz and other USA senators plan to oppose Joe Biden`s certification

This is being studied as one last and desperate move by the Republican Party, which experts believe will surely lead to another failed attempt. "As a former Lexington County Election Commissioner, n...

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Unions in England urge government to keep schools closed

Unions in England urge government to keep schools closed

The statement continued: "If Government does not act to follow the science, we must". Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the vaccine roll-out was "our great hope", adding: "I want the Government to...

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'70 killed' as IS militants attack communities in Niger Republic

'70 killed' as IS militants attack communities in Niger Republic

On Saturday, at least 56 civilians were killed after terrorists attacked two villages in southwestern Niger , a government official said. France said on Saturday that two of its soldiers were kille...

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Dry run for COVID-19 vaccination held across JK

Dry run for COVID-19 vaccination held across JK

Here, the beneficiaries will also be given IEC materials on the vaccine and the importance of COVID19 appropriate behaviour such as maintaining physical distance, wearing a mask and hand washing whi...

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Iran says it plans to increase enrichment of uranium

Iran says it plans to increase enrichment of uranium

The move is the latest of several recent announcements made by Iran to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it plans to further breach the deal, which it started violating in 2019 in r...

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Australia’s virus cluster expands further as masks made compulsory

Australia’s virus cluster expands further as masks made compulsory

The NSW premier also revealed there had been seven cases of community transmission in the state in the 24 hours up until 8pm last night. The ACT has also updated restrictions from midday on Saturd...

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