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Building collapses in central Madrid explosion, several injured

Building collapses in central Madrid explosion, several injured

Images and footage shared on social media showed a tower of smoke coming out from the six-story building and rubble scattered in Toledo Street, near the city centre. The cause has not yet been reveale...

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Novak Djokovic criticised for Australian Open complaints amid coronavirus chaos

Novak Djokovic criticised for Australian Open complaints amid coronavirus chaos

Some of the world's biggest tennis stars are finding ways to stay match fit ahead of the Australian Open - in spite of many of them being quarantined in their hotel rooms following a Covid outbr...

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WEF gives wake-up call for climate change risks

WEF gives wake-up call for climate change risks

The COVID-19 pandemic has already had a devastating impact on many livelihoods, as global lockdowns have led to job losses and business closures. With the world more attuned to risk, there is an opp...

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In Historic First, Biden To Nominate Transgender Doctor As Assistant Health Secretary

In Historic First, Biden To Nominate Transgender Doctor As Assistant Health Secretary

Tom Wolf , according to WITF-TV . President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the fi...

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Melania Trump: Violence can not be justified

Melania Trump: Violence can not be justified

Jill Biden , her low approval ratings, and her promotion of the racist "Birther" conspiracy theory. Melania Trump said this without directly referring to the deadly storming of the Capitol by poli...

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Chinese city rushes to build massive Covid-19 quarantine centre

Chinese city rushes to build massive Covid-19 quarantine centre

The National Health Commission said , 106 were locally transmitted cases, of which 43 were reported in Jilin, 35 in Hebei, 27 in Heilongjiang, and one in Beijing. They usually cause massive influxes ...

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Tunisia protests: Hundreds arrested as clashes continue

Tunisia protests: Hundreds arrested as clashes continue

The latest unrest comes nearly exactly 10 years since the Tunisian revolution ushered in democracy and triggered the Arab Spring revolts across the region. Defense Ministry spokesman Mohamed Zikri sai...

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Have your say: Will every adult be offered a vaccine by September?

Have your say: Will every adult be offered a vaccine by September?

The UK's tough new testing rules came into effect this morning, with all global arrivals now required to show a negative Covid test or face a potential £500 fine. Aviation minister Robert Courts sai...

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China to Sanction US Officials Over Interference in Hong Kong

China to Sanction US Officials Over Interference in Hong Kong

US officials who have engaged in "nasty behavior" over Chinese-claimed Taiwan will face sanctions, China's Foreign Ministry said Monday, after Washington lifted curbs on exchanges between USA and Taiw...

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Death toll in Sudan Darfur clashes rises to 48: state media

Death toll in Sudan Darfur clashes rises to 48: state media

The activist coalition Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) called on the country's transitional government to step in, claiming militias have been allowed to operate freely, especially after the ...

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U.S. carries out last federal execution before Trump leaves

U.S. carries out last federal execution before Trump leaves

He was killed by lethal injection at 11:34 p.m. after the Supreme Court refused to allow him to present evidence that he has intellectual disability and denied a stay of execution to permit Mr. "A...

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Dominion Promises 'Imminent' Litigation Against MyPillow CEO

Dominion Promises 'Imminent' Litigation Against MyPillow CEO

The company has already filed suit against pro-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell for defamation and $1.3 billion in damages, and a Dominion employee has also sued Trump himself, OANN, and Newsmax. Lindell ...

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Washington and state capitols brace for violence from armed Trump supporters

Washington and state capitols brace for violence from armed Trump supporters

He says his own team is working closely with law enforcement. Biden is scheduled to take the oath as the 46th president of the United States on the steps of the Capitol, located east of the mall. Inau...

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Egypt unveils 3000-year old coffins

Egypt unveils 3000-year old coffins

Speaking at the Saqqara necropolis, Mr Hawass said archaeologists had unearthed the temple of Queen Neit, wife of King Teti, the first king of the Sixth Dynasty that ruled Egypt between 2323 BC and ...

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Vehicle thief threatens to call police on mum after stealing her auto

Vehicle thief threatens to call police on mum after stealing her auto

Over the weekend, mother Crystal Leary quickly ran into a store for milk, leaving the engine on and her son in the vehicle with doors unlocked. A auto thief who found a toddler in the backseat of a ...

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COVID-19 test not requirement for students’ resumption- Education Ministry

COVID-19 test not requirement for students’ resumption- Education Ministry

According to the face-to-face classes' guidelines the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture issued on 15 January, each school must have soap and sanitiser stations at the entry points and should scr...

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‘Catastrophic moral failure’: World Health Organization warns over vaccine distribution

‘Catastrophic moral failure’: World Health Organization warns over vaccine distribution

Speaking at press conference on Monday, Britain's health secretary Matt Hancock said he "absolutely agrees" with Dr Tedros's comments. "'The world is on the brink of a catastrophic moral failure, an...

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Trump lifting Covid-19 travel restrictions on Europe, UK, Brazil, say sources

Trump lifting Covid-19 travel restrictions on Europe, UK, Brazil, say sources

Biden Jr., who said Mr. Biden will rescind the move when he takes office on Wednesday. Trump had announced he was rescinding the entry bans effective January 26 - six days after Biden takes off...

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Biden Team Already in Talks with Iran over Return to Nuclear Deal

Biden Team Already in Talks with Iran over Return to Nuclear Deal

On Saturday, Germany, France and Britain pressed Iran to back off its plan to develop uranium metal, calling it "the latest planned violation" of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. France has ca...

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Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris Resigns Her Senate Seat

Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris Resigns Her Senate Seat

Mr Newsom announced his choice in December, following intense lobbying for the rare Senate vacancy from the nation's most populous state. US Vice president-elect Kamala Harris has revealed inter...

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UK statement on Israeli settlements, January 2021

UK statement on Israeli settlements, January 2021

The exchange comes after a period of a relative lull in Israel's south and follows a joint drill held by Gaza factions that saw rockets fired into the sea. "These responsibilities, alongside its oblig...

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Chinese miners trapped underground for more than week send note to rescuers

Chinese miners trapped underground for more than week send note to rescuers

The note from a group of miners in Shandong province who have been trapped underground following an explosion for one week. In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers drill a new...

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New Mexico County Commissioner charged for taking part in Capitol unrest

New Mexico County Commissioner charged for taking part in Capitol unrest

Federal investigators also said they've seen cell phone videos that show Hale-Cusanelli "making harassing and derogatory statements toward Capitol Police officers both inside and outside the Capitol b...

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Missouri woman seen with Pelosi sign charged in connection with Capitol riots

Missouri woman seen with Pelosi sign charged in connection with Capitol riots

She says, "We've really lost our innocence in this". "You'll be the first to know when we announce that we're going over there", she told reporters. The inspectors-general of various federal depar...

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New Yorker Reporter's Footage Shows Disorganized Rioters Storming Capitol

New Yorker Reporter's Footage Shows Disorganized Rioters Storming Capitol

One man said he was attempting to find something that he could "use against these scumbags", while another said he thought Sen. In the video that the New Yorker posted online Friday, Kelly can...

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US Capitol on Lockdown Due to 'External Security Threat'

US Capitol on Lockdown Due to 'External Security Threat'

The US Secret Service, which is in charge of security for the inauguration, said there was no threat to the public. Everyone was ordered back inside and instructed to stay away from windows and door...

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Twitter Temporarily Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Account

Twitter Temporarily Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Account

Twitter applied warning labels to her tweets to indicate that they were in violation of their policy, but her account is still accessible to her followers. "Silicon Valley Cartel launched a multi-fron...

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Nurse first to receive Chinese Sinovac vaccine against COVID-19 in Brazil

Nurse first to receive Chinese Sinovac vaccine against COVID-19 in Brazil

The decision came after Brazil's Health Regulatory Agency unanimously approved on Sunday the emergency use of the CoronaVac vaccine, from the Chinese laboratory Sinovac , as well as the AstraZeneca-U...

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Covid-19: France PM Castex announces tighter curfew

Covid-19: France PM Castex announces tighter curfew

By extending the 6pm curfew nationwide, for at least 15 days, the Government aims to limit infections in the country that has had more than 69,000 known virus deaths. The government also plans to test...

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Vaccine nationalism puts world on brink of 'catastrophic moral failure'

Vaccine nationalism puts world on brink of 'catastrophic moral failure'

Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus kicked off WHOs week-long executive board meeting - virtually from its headquarters in Geneva - on Monday by lamenting that only 25 vaccine doses have b...

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Weekend winds, potential PM showers expected as cold front moves in

Weekend winds, potential PM showers expected as cold front moves in

Mostly sunny once again on Tuesday with highs in the low 50s. It will be a breezy day, too, with gusts up to 21 miles per hour. A cold front has moved through and the cooler temperatures will be felt ...

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Biden to cancel Keystone XL pipeline permit on first day in office

Biden to cancel Keystone XL pipeline permit on first day in office

They also suggest that despite its best efforts, Canada has failed to convince the incoming administration of the virtues of importing fossil-fuel energy from a friendly ally and trading partner with ...

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13,788 new cases, 14,457 recoveries recorded in last 24 hours

13,788 new cases, 14,457 recoveries recorded in last 24 hours

Union Health Ministry on Saturday termed the first day of the COVID-19 vaccination drive as successful and added that no case of post-vaccination hospitalisation reported today. The number of active c...

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China 'promoting flimsy theories that Covid-19 originated outside the country'

China 'promoting flimsy theories that Covid-19 originated outside the country'

The department said China's lack of transparency about the pandemic's origin more than a year ago, as well as efforts to mask early shortcomings in the country's response to the outbreak, make it ha...

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Amazon faces backlash from Indian ruling party lawmakers over web series 'Tandav'

Amazon faces backlash from Indian ruling party lawmakers over web series 'Tandav'

BJP minister Kapil Mishra called the series "anti-dalit" and called on people to write to Javadekar for banning it. It has been alleged that the web series has ridiculed Hindu deities. Meanwhile, ...

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