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7 Dec
Winners of the 2021 Nobel Prizes in chemistry, physics and medicine received their awards in scaled-down ceremony in Washington, adapted for pandemic times.  U.S.-based physics laureate Syukuro Manabe,...
7 Dec
Travel restrictions imposed on South Africa and other African nations are hypocritical, harsh and not supported by science, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said Monday at the Dakar International Forum...
7 Dec
According to WHO’s latest World Malaria report , there were an estimated 241 million malaria cases and 627 000 malaria deaths worldwide in 2020. This represents about 14 million more cases in 2020...
7 Dec
Stingrays, sharks and other fishy residents of an aquarium in Germany had a very special visitor to mark St Nicholas Day on Monday. A diver wearing the traditional long red coat of Santa Claus and a sack of...
7 Dec
Chilean health authorities on Monday began rolling out a vaccination campaign against the coronavirus for children between the ages of 3 and 5. Children were inoculated with the Sinovac vaccine. China has...
7 Dec
Beginning Monday, travelers heading to the U.S. will be required to show evidence of a negative COVID-19 within one day of boarding their flight instead of three days prior. The new measure is aimed at limiting...
7 Dec
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to discuss defense and trade relations. The two countries signed a slew of bilateral defense agreements. During the meeting,...
6 Dec
Pope Francis returned Sunday to Lesbos, the Greek island at the heart of a massive wave of migration into Europe to comfort its asylum-seekers. Arriving at the Mavrovouni camp, a maskless Francis took his...
6 Dec
Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, as she made what was likely her final appeal before leaving office next week. She renewed a plea to Germans to take the virus...
6 Dec
The defence ministers of India and Russia met in New Delhi on Monday as part of the 21st Indian-Russia annual summit. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be meeting with Russia's President...

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