Category: World

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Pfizer starts large trial for anti-Covid pill

Pfizer said on Sep 27 it had begun a middle-to-late stage clinical trial of a pill to stave off Covid in people who are exposed to infection. Several companies are...

France President, Emmanuel Macron

French president Macron hit with egg during restaurant fair visit

A man pelted French President Emmanuel Macron with an egg while he was visiting a restaurant and hotel trade fair in the southeastern city of Lyon on Monday. The egg hit...

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US condemns Taliban’s reported plan to reinstate executions, amputations

Story by Reuters US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Friday that Washington condemns in the strongest terms reported comments by a Taliban official who...

Malka Leifer, Israeli-Australian, principal, child sex abuse trial

Ex-principal in Australia faces child sex abuse trial

Story by AFP An Australian court on Thursday ordered a former principal to stand trial on multiple charges of child sex abuse at a Jewish ultra-Orthodox school where she...

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Shock in Germany after cashier shot dead by customer in mask row

Germany reacted with shock and outrage on Sep 21 after a 20-year-old petrol station worker was shot dead by a customer angry about being asked to put on a mask while...

Melbourne, construction sites, violent, anti-vax protest

Tension grips Melbourne after anti-vaccine protests

Construction sites across Melbourne were abruptly shuttered Tuesday after labourers rioted against new vaccination requirements in Australia’s second-largest city....

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Taliban ban broadcast of IPL on Afghan national TV: reports

The Taliban, after forming an interim government in Afghanistan, have reportedly banned the broadcast of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on the national television of...

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Saudi prince, Qatar’s emir and UAE minister hold “friendly meeting” at Red Sea

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and UAE National Security Adviser Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al...

Indian bride, groom, wedding day

Runaway bride: Newly-wed Indian girl escapes with cash and jewellery

A real-life incident which was more like a reel-life one occurred when a newly-wed bride in India’s Mainpuri area of Uttar Pradesh ran away with the cash and jewellery...

$12m seized from ex-officials as cash crunch hits Afghanistan

Story by AFP Afghanistan’s central bank said on Sep 15 that the Taliban had seized more than $12 million in cash and gold from the homes of former government...