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Queen Elizabeth cancels COP26 attendance 'on medical advice'

Queen Elizabeth cancels COP26 attendance 'on medical advice'

LONDON: Britain's 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the COP26 UN climate conference in Glasgow, after "advice to rest" from doctors following an overnight hospital stay, her Buckingham Palace office said Tuesday.

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Nobel Peace Prize ceremony to be held in person this year

Nobel Peace Prize ceremony to be held in person this year

OSLO: The Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, held online last year due to the pandemic, will go ahead in person in December with the 2021 laureates both in attendance, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said Tuesday.

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Partial reopening

Cambodia has announced a Nov 30 reopening for popular beach spots including Sihanoukville and will open Siem Reap, which is the gateway to the Angkor Wat complex, in January.

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Partial reopening
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Anger over men-only foreign delegations to meet Taliban

ISLAMABAD - Global powers and aid groups that have loudly demanded an inclusive Afghanistan under the Taliban are now facing criticism for sending all-male delegations to Kabul to meet the hardline Islamists.

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Anger over men-only foreign delegations to meet Taliban
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FCC revokes authority of China Telecom's US unit

WASHINGTON - US regulators on Tuesday revoked the authorization for China Telecom's American subsidiary to conduct business in the United States, citing "significant" national security risks.

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FCC revokes authority of China Telecom's US unit
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Brazil senators back criminal charges against Bolsonaro

BRASíLIA - A Brazilian Senate commission approved a damning report on Tuesday that recommends criminal charges be brought against President Jair Bolsonaro, including crimes against humanity, for his Covid policies.

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Brazil senators back criminal charges against Bolsonaro
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Gas giants: Can we stop cows from emitting so much methane?

COURNON-D'AUVERGNE (FRANCE) - That cow may look peaceful and harmless, munching on some grass in a verdant pasture.

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Gas giants: Can we stop cows from emitting so much methane?
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Orkney's seaweed-eating sheep offer hopes of greener farming

NORTH RONALDSAY (ORKNEY) (ROYAUME-UNI) - On a tiny island in Scotland's far-flung Orkneys, thousands of sheep spend the winter munching on seaweed, a unique diet that scientists say offers hope for reducing planet-warming methane emissions.

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Orkney's seaweed-eating sheep offer hopes of greener farming
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In Biden shift, US denounces Israel on settlements

WASHINGTON - The United States on Tuesday forcefully criticized Israel for the first time in years on its settlements, with President Joe Biden's administration saying it "strongly" opposed new construction on the West Bank.

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In Biden shift, US denounces Israel on settlements
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Blackhawks fined $2million, execs out over sex assault probe

NEW YORK - The National Hockey League fined the Chicago Blackhawks $2 million and two senior executives left the franchise on Tuesday after an investigation found the team failed to properly deal with allegations of sexual misconduct made against a former video coach in 2010.

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Blackhawks fined $2million, execs out over sex assault probe
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Queen Elizabeth cancels COP26 attendance 'on medical advice'

LONDON: Britain's 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the COP26 UN climate conference in Glasgow, after "advice to rest" from doctors following an overnight hospital stay, her Buckingham Palace office said Tuesday.

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Queen Elizabeth cancels COP26 attendance 'on medical advice'
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Nobel Peace Prize ceremony to be held in person this year

OSLO: The Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, held online last year due to the pandemic, will go ahead in person in December with the 2021 laureates both in attendance, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said Tuesday.

07:45
Nobel Peace Prize ceremony to be held in person this year
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Cambodia to re-open to international travellers

Cambodia has announced a Nov 30 reopening for popular beach spots including Sihanoukville and will open Siem Reap, which is the gateway to the Angkor Wat complex, in January.

06:59 5
Partial reopening