Austria to open schools, shops and ski slopes as country eases Covid-19 lockdown for Christmas

Ski lifts will be allowed to operate in Austria from Christmas Eve, and primary schools and shops will reopen from Monday, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has announced as the country plans to relax its coronavirus lockdown.

Austria to open schools, shops and ski slopes as country eases Covid-19 lockdown for Christmas
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‘Don't involve race in sports': Japanese rage over Nike's anti-racism advert with tennis star and BLM advocate

‘Don't involve race in sports': Japanese rage over Nike's anti-racism advert with tennis star and BLM advocate
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A controversial advert by sports-gear giant Nike, which aimed to highlight the struggles faced ...

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Afghan govt & Taliban reach preliminary deal paving way for peace talks

Afghan govt & Taliban reach preliminary deal paving way for peace talks
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The Afghan government and representatives of the Taliban have jointly announced reaching a preliminary ...

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SpaceX will land on Mars in two years, humans in four-to-six years, Musk says

SpaceX will land on Mars in two years, humans in four-to-six years, Musk says
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SpaceX founder Elon Musk has revealed that the aerospace company has extraordinary plans to ...

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‘Collective traumatic experience': People report more anger and sadness in their dreams during pandemic

‘Collective traumatic experience': People report more anger and sadness in their dreams during pandemic
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A new study examining the impact of Covid-19 on our dreams has found that ...

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EU watchdog calls for longer-but-better Covid vaccine approval process after UK grants quick authorization

EU watchdog calls for longer-but-better Covid vaccine approval process after UK grants quick authorization
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The European Medicines Agency has cautioned countries across the EU from rushing through authorization ...

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Drug reverses age-related cognitive decline within days, potentially turning the tide on diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia

Drug reverses age-related cognitive decline within days, potentially turning the tide on diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia
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A new experimental drug has confounded scientists after it appeared to reverse age-related cognitive ...

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Criminal organizations set to target Covid-19 vaccines, Interpol warns

Criminal organizations set to target Covid-19 vaccines, Interpol warns
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Interpol has warned that criminals are planning to “infiltrate or disrupt supply chains” and ...

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sentenced to 13 months in prison after pleading guilty to organizing unauthorized assembly

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sentenced to 13 months in prison after pleading guilty to organizing unauthorized assembly
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Activist Joshua Wong was jailed for 13-and-a-half months on Wednesday by a Hong Kong ...

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Birth control for men? Scientists discover how to spot ‘winning' sperm in breakthrough for non-hormonal male contraceptives

Birth control for men? Scientists discover how to spot ‘winning' sperm in breakthrough for non-hormonal male contraceptives
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Researchers have discovered how to spot a winner among the millions of sperm racing ...

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Singapore approves sale of lab-grown meat in ‘world first', but some people aren't convinced

Singapore approves sale of lab-grown meat in ‘world first', but some people aren't convinced
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The Singapore Food Agency is the first regulatory body to approve the sale of ...

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US State Dept says China hit ‘new low' with doctored image of Australian soldier

US State Dept says China hit ‘new low' with doctored image of Australian soldier
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The United States has called China's use of a digitally manipulated image of an ...

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It's not censorship, it's ‘positive change': Red Cross chief says social media should promote ‘the right information' on vaccines

It's not censorship, it's ‘positive change': Red Cross chief says social media should promote ‘the right information' on vaccines
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With the Red Cross warning governments to clamp down on a “second pandemic” of ...

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Netanyahu's rival says PM ‘only working to save himself from trial' as country might hold FOURTH election in 2 years

Netanyahu's rival says PM ‘only working to save himself from trial' as country might hold FOURTH election in 2 years
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Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said his party will back a bill to dissolve ...

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‘Seems to be fake news': Iran's foreign ministry denies that senior IRGC commander was killed in drone strike on Iraq-Syria border

‘Seems to be fake news': Iran's foreign ministry denies that senior IRGC commander was killed in drone strike on Iraq-Syria border
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Iran's foreign ministry has apparently denied reports that a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ...

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Scientists identify gene responsible for aging in potential leap forward for regenerative medicine

Scientists identify gene responsible for aging in potential leap forward for regenerative medicine
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Researchers have identified the process that causes the skin and other human organs to ...

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Trier car-ramming apparently was ‘on purpose,' officials say, as 4, including child, confirmed dead

Trier car-ramming apparently was ‘on purpose,' officials say, as 4, including child, confirmed dead
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Police have confirmed four deaths in Trier, Germany after a car plowed into a ...

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South Korea passes ‘BTS law,' allowing K-pop megastars to postpone military service

South Korea passes ‘BTS law,' allowing K-pop megastars to postpone military service
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South Korea's National Assembly has passed a bill, dubbed the ‘BTS law' in honor ...

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Genetic manipulation: HIV-like virus edited out of primate GENOME in major advance towards winning war on AIDS

Genetic manipulation: HIV-like virus edited out of primate GENOME in major advance towards winning war on AIDS
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Researchers have made a major breakthrough in treating and possibly eventually curing HIV, by ...

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‘Not useful': Iranian govt speaks out against its parliament backing an end to international inspections of nuclear sites

‘Not useful': Iranian govt speaks out against its parliament backing an end to international inspections of nuclear sites
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The national parliament of Iran on Tuesday approved a bill demanding the suspension of ...

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Brussels lockdown orgy: Hungarian EU lawmaker and diplomats among 25 men busted by police during ‘gang bang'

Brussels lockdown orgy: Hungarian EU lawmaker and diplomats among 25 men busted by police during ‘gang bang'
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A member of the European Parliament and several diplomats were caught by police at ...

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Portuguese restaurant owners hold HUNGER STRIKE in front of parliament, as Covid lockdown cripples hospitality sector

Portuguese restaurant owners hold HUNGER STRIKE in front of parliament, as Covid lockdown cripples hospitality sector
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Restaurant, bar, and nightclub owners staged a protest against the Portuguese government and its ...

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China lands spacecraft on the Moon in mission to retrieve lunar rocks – state media

China lands spacecraft on the Moon in mission to retrieve lunar rocks – state media
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China's Chang'e-5 spacecraft has successfully landed on the Moon in a mission to retrieve ...

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Heavily-armed bank robbers launch ‘MAJOR ASSAULT' on city in Brazil, before locals swoop in to pick up leftover cash (VIDEOS)

Heavily-armed bank robbers launch ‘MAJOR ASSAULT' on city in Brazil, before locals swoop in to pick up leftover cash (VIDEOS)
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A gang of armed thieves laid siege to a Brazilian city and assaulted banks ...

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