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 2021-07-16 13:44 

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WHO chief proposes second China probe into COVID's origins - including audit of Wuhan labs...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) wants to launch a second investigation into the origins of COVID in China, including audits of Wuhan laboratories....

 2021-07-16 11:48 

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Germany accused of hypocrisy over Arctic gas project after climate crisis blamed for deadly floods...

The German government has been accused of "pure play hypocrisy" for complaining of the impacts of climate change brought by this week's catastrophic flooding while signalling support for a new gas project in the Arctic....

 2021-07-16 10:43 

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Woman reveals horror as snake 'gives birth to 17 babies under bed'...

A woman has described her horror after discovering 18 snakes writhing under her bed as she was about to go to sleep....

 2021-07-16 10:37 

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Russian passenger plane has gone missing in Siberia - reports...

A Russian passenger plane has gone missing outside the Siberian city of Tomsk, according to the Interfax news agency....

 2021-07-16 10:25 

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'It really shows the urgency to act': Climate change to blame for Europe's floods crisis, leaders say...

Climate change is responsible for the extremity of the catastrophic floods ravaging parts of Europe, political leaders on the continent have said....

 2021-07-16 09:09 

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Around 2,000 evacuate as huge Oregon wildfire torches area larger than New York City...

Firefighters are battling to control a wild inferno which is spreading up to four miles a day and has left 2,000 people homeless in Oregon....

 2021-07-16 08:47 

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Ugandan athlete reported missing in Japan after skipping COVID test ahead of Tokyo Olympics...

An Olympic athlete from Uganda has been reported missing from their hotel in Japan after missing a coronavirus test....

 2021-07-16 05:18 

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'Many are in danger': Fears death toll in Germany and Belgium floods will rise amid warning dam could burst...

At least 69 people have been killed and dozens are missing after catastrophic flooding across Germany and Belgium, which has left several villages cut off and sparked fears that a dam could burst....

 2021-07-16 01:00 

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With one week to go can the Olympic spirit defeat the spectre of COVID-19...

The Tokyo Olympics are now just seven days away but already the COVID games have begun....

 2021-07-16 00:23 

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Earth's 'pulse' to be measured to help understand volcanos and earthquakes...

Fifty measuring devices are to be dropped on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean in an attempt to measure the Earth's "pulse"....

 2021-07-15 21:48 

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Teen in space! Dutch student to be youngest person to ever to leave earth's atmosphere...

An 18-year-old Dutch student will become the youngest ever person in space after being confirmed as the first paying passenger aboard Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's rocket when it lifts off next week....

 2021-07-15 20:18 

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'Like a zombie movie' - Durban cleans up after week of looting as giant queues form across city...

It took several hours to push back the rubbish and reveal the road which leads up to the Riverhorse Industrial Estate in Durban, but some 200 members of community groups turned up in the morning with the personnel and the muscle to get the job done....

 2021-07-15 19:04 

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'Many houses don't exist': The families whose lives have been destroyed by floods...

More than 50 people are dead after devastating floodwaters crashed through parts of Germany and Belgium - washing away houses and leaving many others in danger of falling apart....

 2021-07-15 19:02 

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'Lab accidents happen': WHO calls for more transparency from China about COVID origins...

Laboratory accidents "happen" and are "common", the head of the World Health Organisation has said as he called on China to be more transparent about the origins of COVID-19....

 2021-07-15 14:19 

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Royal Navy aircraft carrier crew test positive for COVID-19...

Coronavirus has broken out on the UK's second aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, meaning that both of the Royal Navy's largest vessels have COVID cases on board....

 2021-07-15 13:49 

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EU court rules headscarves can be banned at work 'under certain conditions'...

Companies in the EU may ban Muslim employees from wearing a headscarf under certain conditions, a top European court has ruled....

 2021-07-15 12:27 

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More wet weather to come in Germany as thunderstorms push east...

On Monday, flash flooding was seen in parts of southern England, notably London, due to a converging line of slow-moving thunderstorms....

 2021-07-15 12:10 

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Dutch crime reporter dies nine days after being shot in Amsterdam...

Dutch crime reporter Peter R de Vries has died nine days after he was shot in an Amsterdam street, RTL News has reported....

 2021-07-15 09:28 

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Desperate search for 14 workers trapped in flooded tunnel in China...

A rescue operation is under way to find 14 construction workers trapped by a flood in a tunnel in southern China....

 2021-07-15 09:15 

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Australia renames shark attacks 'negative encounters' to dispel 'man-eating monster' perception...

Officials in Australia are describing shark attacks as "interactions4; or "negative encounters" as part of a new strategy for helping the animals to be more understood....

 2021-07-15 08:25 

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Moon 'wobble' to bring a surge of severe flooding in 2030s, NASA warns...

A moon "wobble" will contribute to an increase in severe flooding in the mid-2030s, NASA has warned....

 2021-07-15 04:31 

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30 people missing after houses collapse during severe floods in Germany - report...

Thirty people are missing following the collapse of six homes after heavy rain triggered severe flooding in western Germany, according to a local media report....

 2021-07-15 04:31 

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At least 33 dead and more than 70 missing after severe floods in Germany and Belgium...

At least 33 people have died and more than 70 are missing after record rainfall triggered severe floods in western Germany and neighbouring Belgium....

 2021-07-15 04:31 

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At least 44 dead and more than 70 missing after severe floods in Germany and Belgium...

At least 44 people have died and more than 70 are missing after record rainfall triggered severe floods in western Germany and neighbouring Belgium....

 2021-07-15 04:31 

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'Catastrophe': More than 60 dead and over 70 missing after floods in Germany and Belgium...

More than 60 people have died and over 70 are missing after record rainfall triggered severe floods in western Germany and neighbouring Belgium....

 2021-07-14 20:35 

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Brazil's president in hospital after 10 days of hiccups and may need emergency surgery...

Brazil's president has been admitted to hospital after suffering 10 days of unshakeable hiccups....

 2021-07-14 16:04 

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A jailed former president and COVID-19: Why people are rioting and looting in South Africa...

More than 70 people have died and major infrastructure has been damaged after days of rioting and looting in parts of South Africa....

 2021-07-14 14:11 

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Lebanese PM refuses to form a government plunging country deeper into crisis...

Lebanon's prime minister-designate has said that he will not form a government, plunging the country deeper into crisis....

 2021-07-14 13:44 

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Sky correspondent describes 'absolute chaos' as food warehouses ransacked in Durban...

Sky News correspondent John Sparks has reported several food warehouses and a rice depot have been "invaded" and "ransacked" by people in Durban, South Africa....

 2021-07-14 13:44 

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Troop numbers on South African streets double to 5,000 and more could be deployed amid looting...

The number of soldiers deployed on the streets of South Africa has doubled to 5,000 as the army and police struggle to quell days of looting and violence....

 2021-07-14 13:32 

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More than a quarter of Amazon basin releasing more carbon than it absorbs...

More than a quarter of the Amazon basin is now releasing more carbon than it absorbs, according to a comprehensive study....

 2021-07-14 10:26 

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'It is getting serious': Tokyo daily COVID cases hit six-month high amid fears Olympics could become super spreader event...

Three new positive COVID-19 cases have been detected amongst the thousands of people arriving in Tokyo for the Olympic Games....

 2021-07-14 09:23 

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Teardrop-shaped star to explode in supernova...

An international team of astronomers has discovered a teardrop-shaped star that it predicts is about to explode in a supernova....

 2021-07-14 09:22 

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Pope Francis leaves hospital 10 days after undergoing colon surgery...

Pope Francis has been seen leaving hospital, 10 days after surgery to remove half his colon....

 2021-07-14 06:06 

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Iranians 'plotted to kidnap US journalist plus UK and Canada targets'...

Four Iranians have been charged with plotting to kidnap a New York-based journalist and human rights activist critical of Iran and take her back to Tehran, the US Department of Justice says....

 2021-07-14 02:57 

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New appeal in hunt for backpacker Peter Falconio's body 20 years after his murder...

Twenty years after he disappeared, a new appeal has been made for information to help find the body of Peter Falconio....

 2021-07-13 20:40 

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Irish basketball chief quits over Raheem Sterling dive jibe...

The CEO of Basketball Ireland has stepped down from his role over a Facebook comment referencing Raheem Sterling and the Black Lives Matter movement....

 2021-07-13 20:20 

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'Places like this could become uninhabitable': The California city facing record-breaking heat...

The long-range weather forecast from meteorologist Mike Everett is bleak: "Places like this could become uninhabitable."...

 2021-07-13 17:08 

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Chris Eubank's son Sebastian died from massive heart attack, says widow...

Sebastian Eubank, the son of boxing star Chris Eubank, died from a massive heart attack whilst in the sea in Dubai, according to his widow....

 2021-07-13 17:08 

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Chris Eubank's son Sebastian died from massive heart attack while watching sunset, says widow...

Sebastian Eubank, the son of boxing star Chris Eubank, died from a massive heart attack while in the sea watching the sunset in Dubai, according to his widow....

 2021-07-13 14:37 

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Cuba crisis top of Joe Biden's in-tray as unrest spreads across Caribbean and Latin America...

Joe Biden set his sights and lofty foreign policy goals far afield when he entered office. All eyes were on a new deal with Iran, tackling China, continuing the pivot to the Pacific....

 2021-07-13 14:17 

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'We will never give up': Grave diggers defiant as Indonesia battles 'long-term' COVID crisis...

Indonesia has recorded another record amount of COVID-19 cases, as the government admits it is facing a "long-term" crisis....

 2021-07-13 11:48 

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Controversial population law in Uttar Pradesh to hit families with more than two children...

If the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) were to be a country, it would be ranked the fifth largest country in the world in terms of population....

 2021-07-13 11:36 

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Ten killed in stampede during looting of South African shopping centre as rioting continues...

Ten people have been killed in a stampede during a mass looting at a shopping centre in South Africa's Gauteng province, officials have said....

 2021-07-13 10:07 

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Ever Given container ship finally leaves Egyptian waters 112 days after blocking Suez Canal...

The Ever Given container ship that had blocked the Suez Canal in March has finally left Egyptian waters following inspections at Port Said....

 2021-07-13 08:26 

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Dirty air can worsen COVID-19 symptoms, study suggests...

A doctor has warned that air pollution can make severe COVID-19 worse, following a small study from one of America's most polluted cities....

 2021-07-13 08:17 

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Arizona and Texas see record migrant deaths on Mexico border as temperatures top 43C...

Record temperatures in Arizona and Texas have been blamed for a rise in the number of migrants who have died along the US border with Mexico - with many succumbing to exposure....

 2021-07-13 05:51 

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Cuban president blames social media for rare protests - as Biden supports the people's 'call for freedom'...

Cuba's president has accused Cuban Americans of using social media to trigger protests over high prices and food shortages....

 2021-07-13 03:38 

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At least 50 people dead after fire in coronavirus ward of Iraqi hospital...

At least 50 people have died after a fire swept through the coronavirus ward at an Iraqi hospital....

 2021-07-12 23:08 

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MPs to vote on foreign aid budget cuts, but tax rises are threatened if government loses...

Boris Johnson has called the bluff of rebel Tory MPs demanding a Commons vote on Rishi Sunak's controversial decision to cut spending on overseas aid....

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