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China And Nepal Agree Everest Is Taller Than Previously Thought
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China And Nepal Agree Everest Is Taller Than Previously Thought

After years of debate the world’s highest mountain has been officially declared taller – adding 86cm to its prev...

Biden Nominates Retired General Lloyd Austin As Defense Secretary
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Biden Nominates Retired General Lloyd Austin As Defense Secretary

If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Lloyd Austin will be the first African American ever to head the Pentagon. U.S. Pre...

What Countries Are Doing To Ensure A COVID-Safe Christmas?
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What Countries Are Doing To Ensure A COVID-Safe Christmas?

With COVID-19 still raging across the globe and Christmas around the corner, countries worldwide are taking various ...

Innovation To Be At Heart Of Recovery Strategies As World Builds Back Better Post-Pandemic: ICAO
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Innovation To Be At Heart Of Recovery Strategies As World Builds Back Better...

Looking forward to a post-pandemic world, “innovation will be at the very heart of the new era in aviation whi...

UK Sets Ambitious New Climate Target Ahead Of UN Summit
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UK Sets Ambitious New Climate Target Ahead Of UN Summit

The Prime Minister has today (Friday 4 December) announced a new ambitious target to reduce the UK’s emissions by ...

Canada’s COVID-19 Cases Surpass 380,000
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Canada’s COVID-19 Cases Surpass 380,000

Over the past week, laboratories across Canada tested an average of over 74,500 people daily, with 7.4 percent testi...

UN Condemns Gruesome Attack Killing At Least 110 farmers In NE Nigeria By Suspected Boko Haram Militants
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UN Condemns Gruesome Attack Killing At Least 110 farmers In NE Nigeria By Su...

The United Nations has condemned a gruesome attack that killed at least 110 farmers in northeast Nigeria by susp...

Two Thirds Of World’s School-Age Children Have No Internet Access At Home: UN Report
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Two Thirds Of World’s School-Age Children Have No Internet Access At H...

“That so many children and young people have no internet at home is more than a digital gap – it is a di...

India’s COVID-19 Tally Surpasses 9.26 mln, Indonesia Reports 4,917 New Cases
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India’s COVID-19 Tally Surpasses 9.26 mln, Indonesia Reports 4,917 New...

COVID-19 cases continued to climb in Asia-Pacific on Thursday as India recorded 44,489 new cases, taking the tally t...

Biden Says Vaccine ‘Months Away’, Practice COVID-19 Norms To Combat Virus
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Biden Says Vaccine ‘Months Away’, Practice COVID-19 Norms To Com...

This statement followed announcements by US giant Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech who last week had said their vaccine...

Boeing 737 Max To Fly Again
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Boeing 737 Max To Fly Again

In October, Boeing delivered 11 commercial jets but received no new orders for any commercial aircraft type.

Boris Johnson Self-Isolating After Coming Into Contact With Infected Person: Downing Street
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Boris Johnson Self-Isolating After Coming Into Contact With Infected Person:...

"The PM is well and does not have any symptoms of COVID-19," the spokesperson said.

US Extends Deadline For Sale Of TikTok To November 27
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US Extends Deadline For Sale Of TikTok To November 27

United States' order to sell its US operations or be shut down, although the demand did not go into effect on time.

New York State To Close Bars At Night As Coronavirus Cases Spike Again
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New York State To Close Bars At Night As Coronavirus Cases Spike Again

"[New York State] is taking action to stop the spread in response to rising COVID numbers," Cuomo said via Twitter o...

Global Coronavirus Tally Touches 52 Million Mark
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Global Coronavirus Tally Touches 52 Million Mark

The exact case count stood at 51,817,846 as of Wednesday (local time).

Global Coronavirus Cases Hit 50 million
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Global Coronavirus Cases Hit 50 million

The number of confirmed global cases of Covid-19 has passed 50 million, as the pandemic continues to gather pace and...

UK Imposes Stricter Restrictions On Visitors From Denmark Over Mink COVID-19 Fears
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UK Imposes Stricter Restrictions On Visitors From Denmark Over Mink COVID-19...

The new rules, which began at 4:00 a.m. (0400 GMT) on Sunday, follow a ban on non-British citizens coming to Britain...

Former US President George W Bush Congratulates Biden, Harris
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Former US President George W Bush Congratulates Biden, Harris

According to CNN, Bush also said he congratulated President Donald Trump on the campaign.

UK Lawmakers Vote In Favour Of Month-Long Nationwide COVID-19 Lockdown
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UK Lawmakers Vote In Favour Of Month-Long Nationwide COVID-19 Lockdown

During the vote on Wednesday afternoon, members of parliament voted 516-38 in favour of approving the lockdown, whic...

Trump Campaign To ‘Immediately’ Request Recount In Wisconsin
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Trump Campaign To ‘Immediately’ Request Recount In Wisconsin

Trump campaign to 'immediately' request recount in Wisconsin

Biden Says If Elected Won’t Differentiate Between Democrat, Republican States
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Biden Says If Elected Won’t Differentiate Between Democrat, Republican...

"We have an enormous opportunity as a country. Not only we're going to be able to overcome this virus by taking some...

We Are Done With The Chaos, The Tweets, The Anger: Joe Biden Targets Trump
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We Are Done With The Chaos, The Tweets, The Anger: Joe Biden Targets Trump

"[We] went through eight years without one single trace of scandal ... It's gonna be nice to return to that," Biden ...

UK PM Announces Month-Long Lockdown In England
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UK PM Announces Month-Long Lockdown In England

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Saturday that England will enter a month-long lockdown from Thursday.

50 USD Fine To Begin For Not Wearing Mask At NYC Airports
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50 USD Fine To Begin For Not Wearing Mask At NYC Airports

"By making individuals not wearing masks subject to a 50 U.S. dollars fine, we are emphasizing the criticality of th...

Biden Holds 17-Point Lead Over Trump In New Wisconsin Poll
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Biden Holds 17-Point Lead Over Trump In New Wisconsin Poll

The ABC News-Washington Post poll found Biden supported by 57 per cent of likely voters, far ahead of the president'...

Hong Kong Bans Air India Flights Till Nov 10 As Passengers Test COVID-19 Positive
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Hong Kong Bans Air India Flights Till Nov 10 As Passengers Test COVID-19 Pos...

The official COVID-19 tally stated by the Hong Kong authorities stands at 5,310 with 510 deaths.

Scientists Confirm Water Exists On Moon
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Scientists Confirm Water Exists On Moon

Water on the moon may be more abundant and accessible than previously thought, a discovery that could prove importan...

Swiss Armed Forces Chief Tests COVID-19 Positive
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Swiss Armed Forces Chief Tests COVID-19 Positive

He is 54 years old and has been the Swiss army chief since January 1, 2020.

With Landslide Victory, Jacinda Ardern Secures Second Term As New Zealand’s PM
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With Landslide Victory, Jacinda Ardern Secures Second Term As New Zealand...

On Saturday, Arden gave a powerful victory speech where she said, "Tonight, New Zealand has shown the Labour Party i...

How Long COVID-19 Lasts On Surfaces
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How Long COVID-19 Lasts On Surfaces

SARS-Cov-2, the virus responsible for Covid-19, can remain infectious on surfaces such as banknotes and phone screen...

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