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Europe seeks to ease vaccine concerns as virus curbs intensify

Europe seeks to ease vaccine concerns as virus curbs intensify

PARIS: Officials sought to ease concerns in Europe on Sunday about deliveries of coronavirus vaccines as nations across the world doubled down on restrictions to fight the rampaging pandemic.

17 Jan 2021
Torrential rains hamper hunt for Indonesia quake survivors

Torrential rains hamper hunt for Indonesia quake survivors

Torrential monsoon rains hampered the hunt Sunday for anyone still buried alive under buildings flattened by a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, after the huge tremor killed at least 73 and left thousands homeless.

17 Jan 2021

India hails 'life saving' Covid-19 vaccine rollout

NEW DELHI: India's Covid-19 vaccination drive had a successful start with more than 190,000 people receiving their first jabs and no-one hospitalised for major side effects, the health ministry said, but reports emerged about concerns over the homegrown vaccine.

17 Jan 2021
India hails 'life saving' Covid-19 vaccine rollout
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At Moscow airport an absurd, and fruitless, wait for Navalny

MOSCOW - Gathered at Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Sunday to welcome home Russia's top opposition figure Alexei Navalny, several hundred supporters waited in an atmosphere that was anxious, sometimes tense and often absurd.

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At Moscow airport an absurd, and fruitless, wait for Navalny
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Man Utd retain top spot after Liverpool draw, Man City up to second

LONDON - Manchester United held onto top spot in the Premier League after Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker forced them to settle for a 0-0 draw, while Manchester City powered into second place with a 4-0 rout of Crystal Palace on Sunday.

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Man Utd retain top spot after Liverpool draw, Man City up to second
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Brazil approves two Covid vaccines, Sao Paulo nurse gets first jab

SAO PAULO - Brazil's health regulator gave emergency approval Sunday for two coronavirus vaccines, kicking off a mass inoculation campaign amid a devastating second epidemic wave killing over 1,000 people in the vast South American nation daily.

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Brazil approves two Covid vaccines, Sao Paulo nurse gets first jab
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Biden team lays plans as inauguration, impeachment loom

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden's top advisors on Sunday outlined his plans to tackle the nation's multiple crises while balancing the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, as an historic inauguration week opens in the United States.

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Biden team lays plans as inauguration, impeachment loom
17 Jan 2021

Egypt unveils treasures found at ancient site

SAQQARA (EGYPT) - Egypt unveiled Sunday ancient treasures found at the Saqqara archaeological site south of Cairo, including sarcophagi over 3,000 years old, a discovery that "rewrites history", according to famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass.

17 Jan 2021
Egypt unveils treasures found at ancient site
17 Jan 2021

Egypt unveils treasures found at ancient site

SAQQARA, Egpyt: Egypt on Sunday unveiled ancient treasures found at the Saqqara archaeological site near Cairo, including sarcophagi over 3,000 years old, a discovery that "rewrites history", according to famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass.

17 Jan 2021
Egypt unveils treasures found at ancient site
17 Jan 2021

Europe seeks to ease vaccine concerns as virus curbs intensify

PARIS: Officials sought to ease concerns in Europe on Sunday about deliveries of coronavirus vaccines as nations across the world doubled down on restrictions to fight the rampaging pandemic.

17 Jan 2021
Europe seeks to ease vaccine concerns as virus curbs intensify
17 Jan 2021

Greek official axed after Olympian's sex abuse claim

ATHENS: A senior official at the Greek sailing federation has been forced to resign in the wake of sexual abuse allegations by one of the country's top Olympians, the governing body said.

17 Jan 2021
Greek official axed after Olympian's sex abuse claim
17 Jan 2021

Torrential rains hamper hunt for Indonesia quake survivors

Torrential monsoon rains hampered the hunt Sunday for anyone still buried alive under buildings flattened by a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, after the huge tremor killed at least 73 and left thousands homeless.

17 Jan 2021
Torrential rains hamper hunt for Indonesia quake survivors
17 Jan 2021

Singapore to require Covid tests for all inbound travellers

Singapore will require all inbound travellers to take a Covid test upon arrival in the city-state from Jan 25 amid a resurgence of cases globally, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.

17 Jan 2021
Singapore to require Covid tests for all inbound travellers