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A new variant of COVID-19 emerges in France with more mutations than omicron

Sir David Attenborough calls again to save plant life with BBC TV series ‘The Green Planet’ BOGOTA: Rising over 250 feet above the forest floor, California redwoods are the largest living things on the planet. It is at the foot of one of these 3,000-year-old giants that English broadcaster and nature historian Sir David Attenborough opens his new series, “The ...

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France provides P115-M to support Odette’s relief efforts in Bohol, other provinces

MANILA – The French government has allocated 2 million euros (approximately 115.5 million pesos) to support the relief efforts underway in the Visayas and Mindanao following the destruction caused by Typhoon Odette. “Following the damage caused by super typhoon Odette (Rai), which claimed nearly 400 lives and displaced tens of thousands of people in the Philippines, France stands alongside the ...

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Sadler’s Wells conductor knighted for service to dance

Sadler’s Wells boss Alistair Spalding has said he is sharing his knight with his “wonderful team”. he artistic director and CEO of the London Theater has been awarded the New Year Honors for service to dance. He said: “It is a great honor that the work of Sadler’s Wells is recognized in this way. “It has presented and invested in ...

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Sudanese forces seal Khartoum ahead of new anti-coup rally

Published on: 12/30/2021 – 10:32 Khartoum (AFP) – Sudanese security forces deployed on the streets of Khartoum on Thursday, isolating the capital from its suburbs and cutting off the mobile internet as opponents of the military government prepared to stage further protests. Pro-democracy activists continued a campaign of street protests against the army’s October 25 coup despite a crackdown that ...

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Russian FM: Security talks with US to start after the holidays | Ap

Russia: security talks with US to start after holidays MOSCOW – Talks between Russia and the United States on Moscow’s demand for Western guarantees preventing NATO expansion in Ukraine will begin immediately after the New Year’s holiday period, Russia’s top diplomat said on Monday. “It is with the United States that we will conduct most of the negotiations, which will ...

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Who is Ashneer Grover? Shark Tank India Judge Ashneer Grover Age, Biography, Wife, Kids & More

Who is Ashneer Grover? Shark Tank India Judge Ashneer Grover Age, Biography, Wife, Kids & More: Ashneer Grover is making headlines and also circulating on social media platforms. As he is now a successful businessman. So people are more and more impatient to know him so you are on the right platform as we are going to update you about ...

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Libya urged to postpone presidential poll ‘quickly’

Published on: 12/24/2021 – 9:32 PMAmended: 12/24/2021 – 9:30 PM London (AFP) – The United States and four European powers on Friday urged war-torn Libya to quickly set a new date for a delayed presidential election. In a joint statement, they urged the leaders of the North African country to designate a new date “quickly” and release the final list ...

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Palace thanks the international community for its help to the victims of Odette

MANILA – Malacañang on Wednesday thanked countries and organizations for their support to areas affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Odette. Acting presidential spokesman, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, said those countries and organizations have pledged financial and in-kind assistance. “We are also grateful to our friends in the international community, our partners and our allies for their offers of assistance,” ...

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Audiences thanked as KRF’s collective effort gets Kent through Shorts Straits festive run

Kent residents and motorists were thanked for their patience as Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) partners worked around the clock with the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel over the pre-Christmas weekend to help thousands passengers to get to their destination safely. The Port of Dover is a vital trade gateway. Image credit: Port of Dover Already a traditionally busy period for ...

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The light of days and nights | Art & Culture

Farida Batool. Across in the Lights exhibition, there is a painting by Zahoorul Akhlaq in another room of the National Art Gallery, Islamabad. Title A radio photo of an unidentified object, this 1973 canvas, contains light: strands of rainbow hues have turned into dark spots entering a frame in the form of a manuscript page. Akhlaq suggests that light is ...

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