Japan capsule carrying asteroid samples lands in Australia

Japan's space agency said its helicopter search team has spotted a capsule, which is carrying asteroid samples that could explain the origin of life, that landed on a remote area in southern Australia as planned on Sunday (Dec 6).

Japan capsule carrying asteroid samples lands in Australia
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Violence erupts during Paris protest against Macron's security law

Violence erupts during Paris protest against Macron's security law
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PARIS: Scores of hooded anarchists launched projectiles at riot police, smashed up shop fronts, torched ...

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Work set to resume on NordStream 2 pipeline despite US protest

Work set to resume on NordStream 2 pipeline despite US protest
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Work looks set to resume on the controversial NordStream 2 pipeline that will bring ...

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China, US need to proceed together with 'good will', says Chinese envoy

China, US need to proceed together with 'good will', says Chinese envoy
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China and the United States need to proceed together with "good will" to improve ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 23:58:59 +0800

Saudi says allies 'on board' for resolution of Gulf crisis

Saudi says allies 'on board' for resolution of Gulf crisis
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A resolution of the Gulf diplomatic crisis is in sight, with all nations involved ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 23:51:11 +0800

Kia recalling 295,000 vehicles due to risk of engine fires

Kia recalling 295,000 vehicles due to risk of engine fires
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DETROIT: Kia is recalling nearly 295,000 vehicles in the US because the engines can stall ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 23:24:30 +0800

Protesters return to French streets to denounce police violence; tear gas fired

Protesters return to French streets to denounce police violence; tear gas fired
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PARIS: Thousands protested in Paris on Saturday (Dec 5) to denounce police violence and ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 23:10:29 +0800

Pope updates Vatican financial authority following scandals

Pope updates Vatican financial authority following scandals
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VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis has revamped the Holy See's financial intelligence and anti-money-laundering unit ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 22:02:52 +0800

Turkey in weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases hit record highs

Turkey in weekend lockdown as COVID-19 cases hit record highs
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Turkey has entered its first full weekend lockdown since May after coronavirus infections and ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 21:58:38 +0800

Iran's COVID-19 deaths pass 50,000 as lockdown on capital eases

Iran's COVID-19 deaths pass 50,000 as lockdown on capital eases
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Iran's virus deaths pass 50,000 as lockdown on capital eases

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 20:40:02 +0800

Cuddling in COVID-19: 'Hug bubble' lets seniors feel the magic of touch

Cuddling in COVID-19: 'Hug bubble' lets seniors feel the magic of touch
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JEUMONT, France: Since the COVID-19 outbreak, French care home resident Colette Dupas's contact with ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 19:10:37 +0800

Moscow starts mass COVID-19 vaccination with its Sputnik V shot

Moscow starts mass COVID-19 vaccination with its Sputnik V shot
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Moscow began distributing the Sputnik V COVID-19 shot via 70 clinics on Saturday, marking ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 17:09:45 +0800

South Korea urges vigilance as COVID-19 clusters emerge in 3rd wave

South Korea urges vigilance as COVID-19 clusters emerge in 3rd wave
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South Korea reported 583 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, slightly down from the previous day's 629, ...

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The Cheesecake Factory settles with SEC over 'false' filings

The Cheesecake Factory settles with SEC over 'false' filings
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Cheesecake Factory settles with SEC over 'false' filings

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Kuwaitis go to polls as economy poses challenge for new emir

Kuwaitis go to polls as economy poses challenge for new emir
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KUWAIT: Kuwaitis vote in legislative polls on Saturday (Dec 5) as the Gulf state ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:36:05 +0800

Mine collapse in Nicaragua traps at least 10

Mine collapse in Nicaragua traps at least 10
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A mudslide in an unlicensed gold mine in Nicaragua trapped at least 10 workers ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:30:01 +0800

Firefighters move in on southern California blaze as wind gusts seen

Firefighters move in on southern California blaze as wind gusts seen
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Firefighters have made some progress reining in a blaze in a Southern California canyon, ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:24:01 +0800

US government ordered to fully reinstate DACA

US government ordered to fully reinstate DACA
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WASHINGTON DC: In a rebuke to US President Donald Trump's administration, a federal judge on ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:00:37 +0800

'No presents': Mexicans urged to embrace abstemious Christmas to stop COVID-19 pandemic

'No presents': Mexicans urged to embrace abstemious Christmas to stop COVID-19 pandemic
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Mexicans should cancel celebrations and even avoid exchanging Christmas presents to beat the coronavirus, ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 14:19:23 +0800

US ends China-funded exchange programmes, calls them 'propaganda tools'

US ends China-funded exchange programmes, calls them 'propaganda tools'
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The US State Department said Friday it was terminating five Chinese-funded exchange programs with ...

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Trump campaign files election lawsuit in Georgia, suffers more legal defeats

Trump campaign files election lawsuit in Georgia, suffers more legal defeats
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The campaign of President Donald Trump says it has filed a lawsuit in Georgia ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 10:47:37 +0800

UK medical chiefs eye major fall in COVID-19 deaths by early 2021

UK medical chiefs eye major fall in COVID-19 deaths by early 2021
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LONDON: The arrival of a vaccine should see coronavirus deaths in Britain reduce "significantly" by ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:38:04 +0800

US firms gear up for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

US firms gear up for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines
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NEW YORK: With the imminent arrival of coronavirus vaccines that will need to be stored ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 09:21:18 +0800

After troop cuts in Iraq and Afghanistan, Trump orders pullout from Somalia

After troop cuts in Iraq and Afghanistan, Trump orders pullout from Somalia
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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has ordered the removal of most US military and security personnel ...

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San Francisco mayor orders strict new lockdowns as pandemic spirals

San Francisco mayor orders strict new lockdowns as pandemic spirals
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The mayor of San Francisco on Friday ordered new lockdowns and business restrictions across ...

  • Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:40:33 +0800

Commentary: So the vaccines are here, but how will they get to billions across the globe?

Commentary: So the vaccines are here, but how will they get to billions across the globe?
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COVID-19 vaccines require correct temperature-controlled storage and complex transportation logistics. This makes transporting them ...

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Trudeau won't comment on Huawei CFO, says priority is Canadians held in China

Trudeau won't comment on Huawei CFO, says priority is Canadians held in China
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declined on Friday (Dec 4) to comment on the ...

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Saudi Arabia says resolution of Gulf dispute seems within reach

Saudi Arabia says resolution of Gulf dispute seems within reach
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Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Friday (Dec 4) a resolution to a bitter dispute ...

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'We're not Hungary,' Macron says, rejecting 'illiberal' accusations

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday rejected accusations his government had taken an illiberal ...

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Revamped, less political, UNESCO sets sights on tricky US return

Revamped, less political, UNESCO sets sights on tricky US return
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Four years after the United States quit UNESCO, the United Nations' cultural agency, over ...

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US efforts on Huawei executive case may save Canada's stalled China policy

US efforts on Huawei executive case may save Canada's stalled China policy
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Canada could see the end of a nasty diplomatic dispute with China if the ...

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