Canadian detainees in China in good mental and physical state: Ambassador

OTTAWA: Two Canadian men who have been detained by China for more than two years, in what Canada sees as retribution for its arrest of a Chinese executive, are in good mental and physical condition, Ottawa's ambassador to Beijing said on Tuesday (Dec 8). China arrested businessman Michael Spavor ...

Canadian detainees in China in good mental and physical state: Ambassador
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Biden vows 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations in first 100 days of office

Biden vows 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations in first 100 days of office
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President-elect Joe Biden introduced the team to lead his administration's response to the coronavirus ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 10:36:43 +0800

Commentary: Virtual travel is the balm you didn't know you needed

Commentary: Virtual travel is the balm you didn't know you needed
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Webcams have connected individuals to distant countries and even areas of their very own ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 06:20:40 +0800

Commentary: Why Biden will find it hard to undo Trump's ‘America First' trade policy

Commentary: Why Biden will find it hard to undo Trump's ‘America First' trade policy
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Joe Biden will have to manage both the populist right and the protectionist left, ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 06:20:39 +0800

Leading cardinal says Church needs rules on status of ex popes

Leading cardinal says Church needs rules on status of ex popes
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Cardinal George Pell, a leading Roman Catholic conservative, said the Vatican needs clear rules ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 06:18:01 +0800

Venice under water as complex dam system fails to activate

Venice under water as complex dam system fails to activate
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Venice's St Mark's Square was under water on Tuesday (Dec 8) after a newly ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 06:13:50 +0800

Rudy Giuliani, diagnosed with COVID-19, says will leave hospital soon

Rudy Giuliani, diagnosed with COVID-19, says will leave hospital soon
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President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday said he is feeling better after ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 06:06:40 +0800

Biden introduces health crisis team, sets goals for US to overcome COVID-19 pandemic

Biden introduces health crisis team, sets goals for US to overcome COVID-19 pandemic
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President-elect Joe Biden introduced the team to lead his administration's response to the coronavirus ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 04:48:50 +0800

US targets shipping lines over North Korean coal

US targets shipping lines over North Korean coal
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The United States on Tuesday (Dec 8) imposed sanctions on Chinese and Vietnamese shipping ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 04:36:39 +0800

Trump sought contacts with Venezuela early in his term, Maduro says

Trump sought contacts with Venezuela early in his term, Maduro says
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US President Donald Trump sought contacts with Venezuelan officials early in his term, President Nicolas ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 04:31:55 +0800

Air freight prices 'outrageous' as COVID-19 shots rolled out: WHO expert

Air freight prices 'outrageous' as COVID-19 shots rolled out: WHO expert
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Some carriers are seeking "outrageous" prices to fly dry ice and other medical equipment ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 04:26:12 +0800

Swiss plan to ban public events to contain worsening COVID-19 situation

Swiss plan to ban public events to contain worsening COVID-19 situation
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Switzerland plans to ban all public events apart from church services and legislative meetings ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 03:53:10 +0800

Senior member of Netanyahu's party breaks away as Israeli election beckons

Senior member of Netanyahu's party breaks away as Israeli election beckons
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A prominent rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the right-wing Likud party announced ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 03:48:19 +0800

With hospitals under siege, US moves closer to COVID-19 vaccine

With hospitals under siege, US moves closer to COVID-19 vaccine
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US regulators moved a step closer to approving a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday (Dec 8) as ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 03:42:30 +0800

Social curbs through holidays due to COVID-19 rising infections: Dutch PM

Social curbs through holidays due to COVID-19 rising infections: Dutch PM
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Social curbs in the Netherlands will be extended through the end-of-year holidays due to ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 03:29:56 +0800

In COVID-19 milestone for West, Britain starts mass vaccination

In COVID-19 milestone for West, Britain starts mass vaccination
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A 90-year-old grandmother became the world's first person to receive a fully-tested COVID-19 shot ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 03:22:12 +0800

As US companies push to get workers vaccinated, states disagree on who's essential

As US companies push to get workers vaccinated, states disagree on who's essential
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Companies and industry groups lobbying to get their U.S. workers to the front of ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 02:50:23 +0800

UK-EU strike Northern Ireland pact as Brexit talks near climax

UK-EU strike Northern Ireland pact as Brexit talks near climax
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Britain and the European Union remain ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 02:49:52 +0800

Gay French minister to visit 'LGBT-free zone' in Poland

Gay French minister to visit 'LGBT-free zone' in Poland
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French European Affairs Minister Clement Beaune told a magazine to be published Wednesday that ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 02:40:51 +0800

Testing times: More work needed on Astra/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trials

Testing times: More work needed on Astra/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trials
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A COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University showed average efficacy of 70.4per ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 02:35:22 +0800

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine data wins backing of US FDA staff, authorisation nears

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine data wins backing of US FDA staff, authorisation nears
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Pfizer cleared the next hurdle in the race to get its COVID-19 vaccine approved ...

  • Wed, 09 Dec 2020 01:48:40 +0800

American expands preflight testing to all US destinations with travel restrictions

American expands preflight testing to all US destinations with travel restrictions
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American Airlines said on Tuesday it is expanding preflight COVID-19 testing for all U.S. ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 22:06:03 +0800

China and Nepal agree on new height for Mount Everest

China and Nepal agree on new height for Mount Everest
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The highest point on Earth got a bit higher Tuesday as China and Nepal ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 19:51:27 +0800

India farmers block railway tracks, roads in national action against new laws

India farmers block railway tracks, roads in national action against new laws
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Indian farmers who have been blockading New Delhi on Tuesday launched a one-day, nationwide ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 18:30:03 +0800

Poland has bought over 60 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, PM says

Poland has bought over 60 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, PM says
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Poland has bought over 60 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from six producers, the ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 18:22:57 +0800

British grandmother is first in the world to get Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine outside trial

British grandmother is first in the world to get Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine outside trial
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Britain on Tuesday hailed a turning point in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 15:27:54 +0800

Biden picks first black Pentagon chief

Biden picks first black Pentagon chief
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WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Lloyd Austin, who led US troops into Baghdad in ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 14:10:37 +0800

UK starts mass COVID-19 vaccination programme

UK starts mass COVID-19 vaccination programme
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Britain on Tuesday hailed a turning point in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 13:43:50 +0800

Chuck Yeager, 'Right Stuff' test pilot who broke sound barrier, dead at 97

Chuck Yeager, 'Right Stuff' test pilot who broke sound barrier, dead at 97
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NEW YORK: Chuck Yeager, the steely "Right Stuff" test pilot who took aviation to ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 13:19:13 +0800

Australia's western state removes COVID-19 quarantine requirements for more travellers

Australia's western state removes COVID-19 quarantine requirements for more travellers
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Australia's western state began on Tuesday to allow travellers from Victoria and New South ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 13:18:56 +0800

Sao Paulo to launch COVID-19 vaccination campaign in January: Governor

Sao Paulo to launch COVID-19 vaccination campaign in January: Governor
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Sao Paulo state, Latin America's coronavirus epicenter, will launch a Covid-19 vaccination campaign in ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 13:15:14 +0800

Deal or no deal, Britain to pay high price for Brexit

Deal or no deal, Britain to pay high price for Brexit
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Brexiteers have long argued that leaving the European Union, with or without a trade ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 12:38:59 +0800

Sputnik vaccine aims to bolster Russia's geopolitical influence

Sputnik vaccine aims to bolster Russia's geopolitical influence
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Russia has sought to assert itself on the world stage through arms sales and ...

  • Tue, 08 Dec 2020 12:18:30 +0800