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Flames and black smoke pour from building near Paris opera

Flames and black smoke pour from building near Paris opera

🕔18:54, 20.Nov 2021

A large fire broke out in a building on boulevard des Capucines, near the Place de L’Opera square in central Paris on Saturday (November 20), sending clouds of smoke rising into the air. Eyewitness video from the street shows large

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Vietnam’s resort island welcomes first tourists after nearly 2 years

Vietnam’s resort island welcomes first tourists after nearly 2 years

🕔18:46, 20.Nov 2021

Two hundred vaccinated foreign tourists arrived in Vietnam’s beach-fringed island of Phu Quoc on Saturday (November 20), the first wave of visitors to the country in nearly two years as it seeks to resurrect its pandemic-ravaged tourism economy. Tourists were

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Tabarez axed as Uruguay coach after 15 years in charge

Tabarez axed as Uruguay coach after 15 years in charge

🕔18:38, 20.Nov 2021

Uruguay have sacked manager Oscar Tabarez after 15 years in the job following a string of disappointing results in World Cup qualifying, the country’s FA (AUF) said on Friday (November 19). Uruguay’s 3-0 defeat to Bolivia on Tuesday was their

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Kurdish activist says desperate migrants will continue to try and cross into the EU

Kurdish activist says desperate migrants will continue to try and cross into the EU

🕔18:27, 20.Nov 2021

Desperate migrants in Belarus will continue to try and cross into the EU, if not now, then in the summer, a Kurdish human rights activist told Reuters on Friday (November 19). Some migrants have made use of the recently organised

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Extreme poverty, hunger pushes more Afghan children into child labor

Extreme poverty, hunger pushes more Afghan children into child labor

🕔18:12, 20.Nov 2021

The two decades of war in Afghanistan have taken a heavy toll on Afghan children, with extreme poverty and hunger pushing more children into child labor to support their families. In Afghanistan, around 20 percent of children are engaged in

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New Delhi chokes under blanket of smog

New Delhi chokes under blanket of smog

🕔17:59, 20.Nov 2021

New Delhi residents on Saturday (November 20) woke up to another day of heavy smog caused by pollution and stubble-burning in fields outside of the Indian capital. One of the world’s most polluted captials, the city of 20 million battles

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‘Blood moon’: Longest partial lunar eclipse in centuries

‘Blood moon’: Longest partial lunar eclipse in centuries

🕔17:36, 20.Nov 2021

The longest partial lunar eclipse in nearly 600 years, according to NASA, captivated sky-watchers in Santiago, Chile early on Friday (November 19). The ‘blood moon’ was one of the last astronomical events of 2021 and Chile was a privileged setting

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Sri Lanka showcased for the first time at the China-ASEAN Expo Tourism Exhibition

Sri Lanka showcased for the first time at the China-ASEAN Expo Tourism Exhibition

🕔16:57, 22.Oct 2021

The Consulate of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou for the first time participated in the 2021 China-ASEAN Expo Tourism Exhibition from 15-17 October 2021 in Guilin in Guangxi Province, with a culture and tourism booth, manned by the Consulate staff. The booth

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Tokyo Olympics organisers report 22 new Games-related COVID-19 cases

Tokyo Olympics organisers report 22 new Games-related COVID-19 cases

🕔15:02, 7.Aug 2021

Tokyo Olympics organisers reported 22 new Games-related COVID-19 cases on Saturday (August 7). The organisers have banned spectators from most venues due to COVID-19 and have reported a total of 404 Games-related coronavirus cases since July 1. TOKYO 2020 ORGANISING

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House reconvenes after riots in U.S. Capitol, to certify Biden win

House reconvenes after riots in U.S. Capitol, to certify Biden win

🕔12:08, 7.Jan 2021

The House of Representatives resumed the count of electoral votes to confirm the November election result on Wednesday (January 6), after rioters supporting President Donald Trump breached the building. Hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol earlier on Wednesday

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