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Russia has developed ‘first’ coronavirus vaccine: Live | News

President Vladimir Putin said Russia has developed the first vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against coronavirus. New Zealand announced its first locally transmitted coronavirus infections in 102 days. Worldwide coronavirus cases have surpassed 20 million, with Brazil and Mexico reporting a combined 27,000 infections in just one day. More […]

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Belarusan President Lukashenko wins sixth term in widely disputed election

“We won’t allow the country to be torn apart,” he said, according to the state-run BelTA news agency. He pledged that Belarus would not have a public uprising like the one that ousted Ukraine’s president in 2014. In Minsk, images and video posted to social media Sunday night showed heavily armored riot police using stun […]

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Arrest made after man (50s) dies following incident in Tallaght

A man in his late 50s has died following an incident in the early hours of Monday morning in the Tymon Road North area of Tallaght in Dublin 24. The man was taken to Tallaght Hospital with serious injuries following an incident at around midnight on Monday. He was later pronounced dead. The scene of […]

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Meghan Markle news: Duchess left ‘frustrated’ after not being able to speak up | Royal | News

Princess Diana’s biographer, Andrew Morton, responded to the reports made by the royal correspondents Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand in their new book Finding Freedom. He spoke about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s departure as senior royals on the documentary Harry and Meghan: The New Revelations. Mr Morton said: “She’s been frustrated by the fact […]

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‘How I helped put Gambians on Google Maps’

Composite showing a couple looking at a phone in a car overlaid by a map of roads in The Gambia In our series of letters from African journalists, Sierra Leonean-Gambian writer Ade Daramy explains how he was instrumental in getting Gambians an address. Last year I did a piece for the BBC about how easy […]

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Beirut Before And After Photos Show Explosion Damage

Dozens of people were killed and thousands more injured after a gigantic explosion tore through Beirut on Tuesday, pulverizing entire neighborhoods and devastating a nation facing political and economic crises, as well as the coronavirus pandemic. Lebanese authorities have said they suspect the disaster was caused by almost 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate being stored […]

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Final goodbye likely cost husband his life

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide LAKELAND, Fla. — Not even the risk of acquiring a possibly fatal disease could deter Sam Reck from seeing his dying wife a final time. Three weeks after a deathbed reunion with his beloved JoAnn, Sam Reck has followed her into everlasting rest. The couple were christened as “Romeo […]

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New York attorney general sues to dissolve NRA

New York’s attorney general has announced a lawsuit aimed at dissolving the powerful National Rifle Association over alleged financial mismanagement. Letitia James said the NRA had diverted millions of dollars to leaders including its head, Wayne LaPierre, for their personal use. “For these years of misconduct we are seeking an order to dissolve the NRA […]

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Tropical Storm Isaias wreaks havoc up East Coast after destructive N.C. landfall

Tropical Storm Isaias continued to wreak havoc up the East Coast on Tuesday morning as it ripped through Virginia with heavy winds and torrential rains and set its destructive path toward the Northeast. Isaias was moving quickly across eastern Maryland late Tuesday morning after knocking out power to nearly 350,000 customers in Virginia, according to […]

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UK faces ‘brain drain of educated British citizens’ as EU migration rises 30% after Brexit, study shows

Brexit has sparked a wave of migration out of Britain to Europe similar to those caused by a serious economic or political crisis, according to a new study. Migrations to EU countries have risen 30 per cent since the Brexit referendum, according to a joint research project between the Oxford-in-Berlin partnership and the WZB Social […]

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