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Canada confirms first cases of omicron COVID-19 variant 2021-11-28 18:58:57TORONTO — Canada's health minister says the country's first two cases of omicron were found in Ontario after two individuals who had rece

WHO criticizes travel bans on southern African countries 2021-11-28 15:07:34JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The World Health Organization on Sunday urged countries around the world not to impose flight bans on southern African natio

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U.S. Navy rescues two Iranians stranded in Gulf 2021-11-28 10:26:58U.S. sailors over the weekend rescued two Iranians whose fishing boat had been adrift in the Gulf of Oman for more than a week, the Navy said Sunday i

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South Africa says it is being punished for 2021-11-27 13:19:46South Africa's foreign ministry said on Saturday that it is being punished for reporting the omicron strain, a new variant of the coronavirus that ha

U.K. becomes latest country to confirm omicron variant 2021-11-27 11:21:03Two people in the United Kingdom have tested positive with the omicron variant of the coronavirus, a new contagious strain that has spurred government

Gaming it out: Inside the Pentagon's preparation for 2021-11-27 10:07:52A surprise Chinese cyberattack or electromagnetic pulse takes out the U.S. military's communications systems, while a massive artillery bombardment t

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3 men killed by falling trees, as winter 2021-11-27 17:09:44At least three people have died in the U.K. after the year's first winter storm battered parts of the nation with gusts of nearly 160 km/h.

France mulls more autonomy for Martinique, Guadeloupe amid 2021-11-27 15:32:40France's government is offering to discuss some autonomy for the French Caribbean islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe, which have been wracked by vi

5 mining officials, inspectors in custody following deadly 2021-11-27 11:45:41A court in Siberia on Saturday remanded five people in custody for two months to face charges related to a coal mining accident that killed more than

Israel plans to ban entry of all foreigners 2021-11-27 08:51:02Israel on Saturday said it would ban the entry of all foreigners into the country and reintroduce counter-terrorism phone-tracking technology in order

Exoneration of Black men known as the Groveland 2021-11-27 04:00:00Gilbert King's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America, unearthed previ

Long suppressed and forcibly assimilated, Sámi people in 2021-11-27 04:00:00An apology service this week marked a major step forward for reconciliation in Sweden, where the Indigenous Sámi people continue to fight for s

How India's farmers faced down their prime minister 2021-11-26 15:23:41Thousands of farmers forced India's prime minister into a rare reversal on Nov. 19, when Narendra Modi announced his government would repeal three ag

Stock markets roiled anew by fears about emerging 2021-11-26 10:04:31Global stock markets and oil prices tumbled Friday after South Africa identified a new potentially fast-spreading coronavirus variant and the European

As Russia builds up military near border with 2021-11-26 10:00:00While the seven-year-long conflict between government forces and Russia-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine continues to erupt despite multiple ceas

Survivor found after Siberian coal mine explosion left 2021-11-26 08:38:31Rescue crews have found a survivor in a Siberian coal mine where dozens of miners are presumed dead after a devastating methane explosion, a senior re

Nations begin stopping air travel from southern Africa 2021-11-26 08:04:30Canada joined a slew of countries moving to restrict air travel from southern Africa on Friday in reaction to news of a new, potentially more transmis

Afghan woman featured on iconic National Geographic cover 2021-11-26 06:52:46Italy has given safe haven to Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed "Afghan Girl" whose 1985 photo in National Geographic became a symbol of her country's w

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America and Ahmaud Arbery: Guilty verdicts in Georgia 2021-11-24 18:49:43Across the country, widespread sense of justice served in murder convictions of Ahmaud Arbery's killers. But will there be real semblance of healing?

Celebs hail verdict in Ahmaud Arbery murder: 'This 2021-11-24 16:54:09Actor Viola Davis tweeted to Ahmaud Arbery's mother, 'Your son mattered. His life mattered. I pray this brings you a tiny shred of peace.'

Photos: Raw emotions pour out in guilty verdicts 2021-11-24 16:23:20 Three white men were found guilty of murder Wednesday in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man

Three men guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery 2021-11-24 13:45:27It took the jury less than two days to find three white men guilty of chasing down and murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man, in Brunswick, Ga.

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Nearly all-white jury begins deliberations in Ahmaud Arbery 2021-11-23 12:45:39The jury begins deliberating in the case of three white men accused of hunting down and murdering Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia.

Chun Doo-hwan dies; ex-dictator crushed pro-democracy demonstrations in 2021-11-23 04:58:22Chun Doo-hwan, former military strongman who crushed pro-democracy demonstrations in South Korea in 1980, dies at 90.

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Op-Ed: How U.S.-China 'competition' could lead both countries 2021-11-22 06:00:46Both sides would incur massive losses if their rivalry intensifies, untempered by any sense of shared interests, and leads to war.

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In Iraqi Kurdistan, family mourns victim of deadly New! 2021-11-28 23:03:00In a simple house in northeast Iraq, the parents of Maryam Nuri Hama Amin mourn the loss of their beloved daughter who drowned trying to reach her fia

Early results show leftist Castro leading in Honduras 2021-11-28 18:55:06Leftist opposition candidate Xiomara Castro raced to an early lead in the Honduran presidential election on Sunday, partial election results showed, p

Canada detects two cases of Omicron variant, the 2021-11-28 18:11:28Canada said Sunday it has detected its first cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid, in two people who had traveled recently to Nigeria.

Senegal calls on China to get involved in 2021-11-28 16:02:24Senegal's Foreign Minister Aissata Tall Sall on Sunday said she hoped China would lend support in the fight against insecurity in the conflict-ridden

Louis Vuitton's top designer, Virgil Abloh, dies at 2021-11-28 14:33:07Top US fashion designer Virgil Abloh, the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear collection, died Sunday aged 41 after battling cancer fo

Formula One racing pioneer Frank Williams dies aged 2021-11-28 11:19:55Frank Williams, the founder of Formula One outfit Williams Racing, has died at the age of 79, the team announced on Sunday.

Paris beats Saint-Etienne, in match marking PSG debut 2021-11-28 09:17:37Paris Saint-Germain overturned an early deficit to beat 10-man Saint-Etienne 3-1 away in Ligue 1 on Sunday, with Lionel Messi setting up all three goa

Swiss express support for maintaining Covid measures, despite 2021-11-28 08:50:58Swiss voters firmly backed the law behind the country's Covid pass in a referendum Sunday, following a tense campaign marked by unprecedented levels

Snow delights children, but blocks migrants at Belarus 2021-11-28 06:38:41At a migrant camp near the Belarusian border with Poland, migrants say they were promised a better life in the EU only to find themselves living in su

Copa Libertadores: Brazil's Palmeiras win title for second 2021-11-28 05:15:19Deyverson scored an extra-time winner as reigning champions Palmeiras retained the Copa Libertadores on Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Flamengo in a

France says it will not be 'held hostage' 2021-11-28 04:52:11France is ready for a serious discussion with Britain on issues relating to illegal migration, but will not be held hostage to London's domestic poli

Iranian, Chinese and Russian teams meet ahead of 2021-11-28 03:48:09Iran's negotiating team, led by Ali Bagheri Kani, held bilateral and trilateral meetings in Vienna on Sunday, the semi-official ISNA news agency repo

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Gazprom reports record profits after price surge New! 2021-11-29 08:56:46 With gas prices soaring throughout Europe, Russian energy giant Gazprom has revealed a net profit for the first nine months of 2021 of $21 billion, a

Hunter Biden gifted $80,000 diamond in shady Chinese New! 2021-11-29 08:51:45 A damning new book claims US President Joe Biden's son accepted an $80,000 diamond and $10 million a year to make introductions in Washington on beh

EU insists it’s winning ‘hybrid war’ with Belarus New! 2021-11-29 08:45:30 Alleged attempts by Belarus’ embattled leader Alexander Lukashenko to weaponize thousands of desperate migrants as part of an effort to put pre

Thirteen Omicron cases suspected at football team with New! 2021-11-29 08:34:45 The new Omicron variant is believed to be behind the spate of Covid-19 infections which forced a Portuguese football team to field just nine men in a

Government U-turns on controversial law that sparked massive New! 2021-11-29 08:30:50 India’s parliament backed the repeal of three agriculture laws on Monday, completing a government U-turn on the controversial legislation after

Pub guests got trapped for 3 days and New! 2021-11-29 08:30:44 Dozens of guests who were forced by Storm Arwen to spend three days stranded in Britain's highest pub had so much fun that they are now discussing a

Biden’s blunder could send oil prices to $100 New! 2021-11-29 08:09:46 While oil prices crashed on Friday due to Covid concerns, there is still a very real possibility of $100 oil due to President Biden's strategic petr

Ukraine demands Germany pay up for WWII damage New! 2021-11-29 07:56:11 Ukraine’s top diplomat in Berlin has demanded that Germany must pay for what it describes as the theft of priceless heritage from the country b

Omicron: What we know about the new Covid New! 2021-11-29 07:50:25 Scientists have raised the alarm about the new Omicron Covid-19 variant, first identified in Botswana, which has an “extremely high number&rdqu

Nuremberg takes heat over ex-Nazi sites New! 2021-11-29 07:36:55 A proposal to temporarily relocate Nuremburg’s opera house to two former Nazi-linked sites in the city, including the party’s infamous ra

Man United thank Lokomotiv Moscow as Rangnick becomes New! 2021-11-29 07:35:54 Manchester United have thanked new interim boss Ralf Rangnick's former club, Lokomotiv Moscow, for their "co-operation" over a deal after confirmi

FBI accused of acting as Biden’s Gestapo New! 2021-11-29 07:28:45 Trump aide Roger Stone said the FBI leadership has turned the agency into “Joe Biden’s personal Gestapo” as he solicited donations

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Canada finds first cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant 2021-11-28 17:01:11South African scientists first identified the heavily mutated variant earlier this week after an exponential surge in cases.

Vaccine equity, not travel bans needed to combat 2021-11-28 16:52:45Imposing travel bans on southern African nations in relation to the COVID-19 Omicron variant could risk disincentivizing sequencing efforts made by do

WHO slams southern Africa travel bans spurred by 2021-11-28 16:40:33The spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant has prompted Israel to bar entry to foreigners while Morocco said it would suspend all incoming flights for

South Africa mulling COVID-19 vaccine mandate for some 2021-11-28 14:44:27Scientists have so far only detected the new Omicron variant in relatively small numbers, mainly in South Africa but also in Botswana, Hong Kong and I

Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton designer and Off-White founder, 2021-11-28 14:23:27His arrival at LVMH marked the marriage between streetwear and high-end fashion, mixing sneakers and camouflage pants with tailored suits and evening

U.S. braces for fight against Omicron but ‘too 2021-11-28 12:57:10The new Omicron coronavirus variant, first discovered in South Africa and announced in recent days, has now been detected in a growing number of other

U.K. eyes expanding COVID-19 vaccine boosters as 3rd 2021-11-28 11:54:11"Our advanced sequencing capabilities enable us to find variants and take rapid action to limit onward spread," Jenny Harries, chief executive of UK

European officials hold emergency meeting on English Channel 2021-11-28 11:12:18U.K. officials were notably absent from the gathering at the Calais City Hall after Wednesday's sinking prompted a new political crisis between Brita

Scientists attempting to make potato that can withstand 2021-11-28 10:57:09A NASA study published this month suggests climate change may affect the production of corn and wheat, reducing yields of both, as soon as 2030.

New lava speeds from La Palma volcano, threatening 2021-11-28 10:49:05The eruption on the island, which lies on the western end of the Canary Islands archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, began on Sept. 19.

Will COVID-19 booster shots protect against the Omicron 2021-11-27 16:59:02South African scientists first identified the variant earlier this week after a sudden, exponential rise in cases in the country.

2 killed, 18 injured after French convoy uses 2021-11-27 15:44:38The armoured vehicles and logistics trucks had crossed the border on Friday after being blocked in Burkina Faso for a week by demonstrations there.


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