Can a motorcycle-hailing company create an African super app?

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A couple whose 2020 gender reveal party allegedly sparked a deadly wildfire in California has been charged in the death of a firefighter

A couple whose 2020 gender reveal party allegedly sparked a deadly wildfire in California has been charged in the death of a firefighter
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A Southern California couple whose gender reveal party allegedly sparked the deadly El Dorado ...

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Olympic athletes battling long Covid: 'I'm really struggling'

Olympic athletes battling long Covid: 'I'm really struggling'
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Oonagh Cousins was training up to 35 hours a week after she was picked ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 07:24:01 GMT

When China opens borders, some may be wary of visiting

When China opens borders, some may be wary of visiting
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Last week, the Biden administration warned American companies about the risk of doing business ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 06:39:10 GMT

The towering pile of concrete and debris from Florida condo collapse now nearly an empty pit

The towering pile of concrete and debris from Florida condo collapse now nearly an empty pit
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Nearly four weeks ago, search and rescue crews were faced with a mountain of ...

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Covid-positive man disguises himself as wife to board plane

Covid-positive man disguises himself as wife to board plane
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An Indonesian man is reportedly facing arrest after disguising himself as his wife in ...

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Red and processed meat linked to heart disease, mega study says

Red and processed meat linked to heart disease, mega study says
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Eating beef, lamb, pork and processed meats will increase your risk of coronary heart ...

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'I felt my life is over': Negesa shares her harrowing story

'I felt my life is over': Negesa shares her harrowing story
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World Athletics' rules on natural testosterone levels have barred some women from competition. Meet ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 05:50:18 GMT

Indonesia is now the epicenter of Asia's Covid-19 crisis. Here's what you need to know

Indonesia is now the epicenter of Asia's Covid-19 crisis. Here's what you need to know
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For much of last year, it seemed like Indonesia had managed to keep its ...

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Milwaukee Bucks are NBA champions for the first time since 1971

Milwaukee Bucks are NBA champions for the first time since 1971
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The Milwaukee Bucks won their first NBA championship in 50 years, downing the Phoenix ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 05:26:35 GMT

Man flees Australian Covid quarantine using a bed sheet

Man flees Australian Covid quarantine using a bed sheet
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A 39-year-old man allegedly used a rope made from bed sheets to shimmy down ...

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Tokyo Olympics underway despite threat of Covid-19

Tokyo Olympics underway despite threat of Covid-19
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After a delay of more than a year due to the pandemic, the Tokyo ...

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Russian mercenaries caught on harrowing videos killing construction worker

Russian mercenaries caught on harrowing videos killing construction worker
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In the central Syrian desert, an oil field has become a makeshift torture chamber. ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 04:53:42 GMT

Man flees Australian Covid quarantine using a bed sheet

Man flees Australian Covid quarantine using a bed sheet
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A 39-year-old man allegedly used a rope made from bed sheets to shimmy down ...

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Tokyo Olympics officially underway despite threat of Covid-19

Tokyo Olympics officially underway despite threat of Covid-19
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After a delay of more than a year due to the pandemic, the Tokyo ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 04:23:27 GMT

Milwaukee Bucks are NBA champions for the first time since 1971

Milwaukee Bucks are NBA champions for the first time since 1971
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The Milwaukee Bucks won their first NBA championship in 50 years, downing the Phoenix ...

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World's best airlines for 2021, ranked by AirlineRatings.com

World's best airlines for 2021, ranked by AirlineRatings.com
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It's been a strange year for the aviation industry, with many airlines grounding aircraft ...

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Covid-positive man disguises himself as wife to board plane

Covid-positive man disguises himself as wife to board plane
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An Indonesian man is reportedly facing arrest after disguising himself as his wife in ...

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Heavy rainfall floods streets and subway stations in China

Heavy rainfall floods streets and subway stations in China
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Zhengzhou, a city in central China, has had a record-breaking level of rainfall that ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 03:11:52 GMT

Company tests self-driving cars in New York City for the first time

Company tests self-driving cars in New York City for the first time
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Mobileye, an Israeli self-driving technology company owned by Intel, has become the first company ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 02:56:29 GMT

Businessman indicted on lobbying charges counted Trump among his 'closest friends'

Businessman indicted on lobbying charges counted Trump among his 'closest friends'
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The illegal foreign lobbying charges brought against Tom Barrack on Tuesday punctuate a winding ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 02:34:46 GMT

Bride dances too hard to Dave Matthews Band and dislocates knee

Bride dances too hard to Dave Matthews Band and dislocates knee
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A bride's first dance was a doozy as she dislocated a knee at her ...

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Typhoon In-fa strengthening while on track to impact Japan, Taiwan and China

Typhoon In-fa strengthening while on track to impact Japan, Taiwan and China
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Typhoon In-fa is intensifying over the northwestern Pacific Ocean as it begins to impact ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 01:38:23 GMT

Nxivm founder to pay victims almost $3.5 million in restitution

Nxivm founder to pay victims almost $3.5 million in restitution
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A federal judge ruled that 21 people should receive a total of $3.46 million ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 01:16:35 GMT

Bill Clinton turned down tea with the Queen to 'be a tourist' and eat Indian food

Bill Clinton turned down tea with the Queen to 'be a tourist' and eat Indian food
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Former US President Bill Clinton declined offers of tea with Queen Elizabeth and dinner ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 00:54:18 GMT

The hard math on the new $56,000 Alzheimer's drug

The hard math on the new $56,000 Alzheimer's drug
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The new Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm costs $56,000 per person, per year -- so much ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 00:11:43 GMT

White House held talks with Fox News over its Covid coverage

White House held talks with Fox News over its Covid coverage
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The White House is trying to fix the problem of slowing Covid-19 vaccinations by ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 23:49:34 GMT

Olympics bubble system is 'kind of broken,' health expert says

Olympics bubble system is 'kind of broken,' health expert says
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Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto isn't ruling out a last minute cancellation of the ...

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Bezos donates $100 million each to CNN contributor Van Jones and chef Jose Andres

Bezos donates $100 million each to CNN contributor Van Jones and chef Jose Andres
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Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder and world's wealthiest man, said Tuesday after flying to ...

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This butterfly was the first to go extinct in the US because of humans

This butterfly was the first to go extinct in the US because of humans
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As the first North American insect to go extinct due to humans, a blue ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 23:02:22 GMT

He spent two decades in prison for church murders. New DNA evidence shows someone else did it

He spent two decades in prison for church murders. New DNA evidence shows someone else did it
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A man who spent two decades in prison for a 1985 double homicide during ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 21:40:07 GMT

Trump ally Tom Barrack charged with acting as an agent of a foreign government

Trump ally Tom Barrack charged with acting as an agent of a foreign government
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Tom Barrack, a former adviser to former President Donald Trump, was charged Tuesday with ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 21:26:28 GMT

White House held talks with Fox News over its Covid coverage

White House held talks with Fox News over its Covid coverage
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The White House is trying to fix the problem of slowing Covid-19 vaccinations by ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 20:45:07 GMT

Tom Brady cracks joke about election denial at White House ceremony honoring Super Bowl champs

Tom Brady cracks joke about election denial at White House ceremony honoring Super Bowl champs
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President Joe Biden honored the Super Bowl champions Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the White ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 20:33:40 GMT

Deaf-blind US Paralympian withdraws from Tokyo Games after request to bring her mother is denied

Deaf-blind US Paralympian withdraws from Tokyo Games after request to bring her mother is denied
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Becca Meyers, a deaf and blind American swimmer, has withdrawn from the Tokyo 2020 ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 20:23:26 GMT

Sean Hannity makes an unexpected statement live on Fox News

Sean Hannity makes an unexpected statement live on Fox News
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Fox News host Sean Hannity encouraged his audience to consult with their doctors about ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 20:05:45 GMT

Russia unveils new 'Checkmate' fighter jet

Russia unveils new 'Checkmate' fighter jet
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Russian President Vladimir Putin got a sneak peak of a new fifth-generation lightweight single-engine ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 19:17:37 GMT

Florida cyclist bitten by an alligator after falling off bike into water

Florida cyclist bitten by an alligator after falling off bike into water
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A cyclist was bitten by an alligator and suffered severe injuries after he crashed ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 18:36:20 GMT

Bitcoin falls below $30,000 as Delta variant fears spread globally

Bitcoin falls below $30,000 as Delta variant fears spread globally
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Bitcoin fell below $30,000 again as investors worldwide fret about the Delta variant and ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 17:35:30 GMT

Three opioid distributors settle New York lawsuit for $1.1 billion

Three opioid distributors settle New York lawsuit for $1.1 billion
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Three opioid distributors have settled a lawsuit with New York state to the tune ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 16:54:50 GMT

Harvey Weinstein extradited to Los Angeles to face further sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein extradited to Los Angeles to face further sexual assault charges
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Harvey Weinstein was moved early Tuesday morning to California per a court order, the ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 16:09:15 GMT

Women's beach handball team fined for choosing shorts over bikini bottoms

Women's beach handball team fined for choosing shorts over bikini bottoms
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The Norwegian women's beach handball team has been fined after players opted to wear ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 16:07:41 GMT

Harvey Weinstein extradited to Los Angeles to face further sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein extradited to Los Angeles to face further sexual assault charges
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Harvey Weinstein was moved early Tuesday morning to California per a court order, the ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 16:01:27 GMT

The first Capitol riot felony sentence was exactly the right call

The first Capitol riot felony sentence was exactly the right call
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On July 19, Paul A. Hodgkins, the first insurrectionist convicted of a felony to ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:37:15 GMT

The first Capitol riot felony sentence was exactly the right call

The first Capitol riot felony sentence was exactly the right call
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On July 19, Paul A. Hodgkins, the first insurrectionist convicted of a felony to ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:37:15 GMT

Air traffic controller's 'slip of the tongue' nearly causes plane crash

Air traffic controller's 'slip of the tongue' nearly causes plane crash
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A "slip of the tongue" by an air traffic controller at Paris Charles de ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:19:50 GMT

Air traffic controller's 'slip of the tongue' nearly causes plane crash

Air traffic controller's 'slip of the tongue' nearly causes plane crash
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A "slip of the tongue" by an air traffic controller at Paris Charles de ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:19:50 GMT

Footage shows scene of market attack in Baghdad

Footage shows scene of market attack in Baghdad
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At least 27 people were killed and 32 others wounded when an explosion ripped ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:15:32 GMT

Premier League soccer player suspended over alleged child sex offenses

Premier League soccer player suspended over alleged child sex offenses
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An English Premier League club has suspended a member of its first team squad ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:07:39 GMT

Premier League soccer player suspended over alleged child sex offenses

Premier League soccer player suspended over alleged child sex offenses
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An English Premier League club has suspended a member of its first team squad ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:07:39 GMT

Why did Jeff Bezos just go to space and back?

Why did Jeff Bezos just go to space and back?
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Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, went to space and back Tuesday morning on ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:07:38 GMT

Deaf-blind US Paralympian withdraws from Tokyo Games after request to bring her mother is denied

Deaf-blind US Paralympian withdraws from Tokyo Games after request to bring her mother is denied
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Becca Meyers, a deaf and blind American swimmer, has withdrawn from the Tokyo 2020 ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 14:33:36 GMT

Rockets land near Afghanistan's presidential palace during Eid prayers

Rockets land near Afghanistan's presidential palace during Eid prayers
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Three rockets landed in two different areas near the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 14:31:29 GMT

Kevin McCarthy's picks for the 1/6 commission reveal his true goals

Kevin McCarthy's picks for the 1/6 commission reveal his true goals
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House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy sent a very clear signal to Democrats -- and ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 14:26:35 GMT

Three opioid distributors settle New York lawsuit for $1.1 billion

Three opioid distributors settle New York lawsuit for $1.1 billion
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Three opioid distributors have settled a lawsuit with New York state to the tune ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 13:59:47 GMT

Mali's interim president targeted in stabbing attempt during Eid prayers

Mali's interim president targeted in stabbing attempt during Eid prayers
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Mali's interim President Assimi Goita was targeted in an attempted stabbing on Tuesday, the ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 13:57:47 GMT

Mali's interim president targeted in stabbing attempt during Eid prayers

Mali's interim president targeted in stabbing attempt during Eid prayers
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Mali's interim President Assimi Goita was targeted in an attempted stabbing on Tuesday, the ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 13:57:47 GMT

US sending additional Covid-19 vaccines to Honduras and El Salvador

US sending additional Covid-19 vaccines to Honduras and El Salvador
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The United States will begin shipping more than 3 million additional Covid-19 vaccines to ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 13:36:36 GMT

See the moment Blue Origin spacecraft lifts off

See the moment Blue Origin spacecraft lifts off
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos launched into space aboard a Blue Origin spacecraft he funded.

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 13:30:11 GMT

Hailey Bieber shuts down pregnancy speculation

Hailey Bieber shuts down pregnancy speculation
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When Justin Bieber posted a photo of him and his wife captioned "Mom and ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 13:04:20 GMT

US gymnast Kara Eaker's father says she doesn't know where she got Covid-19 before the Olympics

US gymnast Kara Eaker's father says she doesn't know where she got Covid-19 before the Olympics
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What could have been the pinnacle of her acclaimed career has been thwarted by ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 13:00:41 GMT

Kanye West is throwing a listening party in Atlanta

Kanye West is throwing a listening party in Atlanta
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Remember when Kanye West rapped "My presence is a present," on his 2010 single "Monster?"

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 12:49:50 GMT

This crucial industry is still a major threat to the recovery

This crucial industry is still a major threat to the recovery
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The travel and tourism sector is still struggling to get back on its feet ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 12:11:23 GMT

Boris Johnson had to be talked out of meeting the Queen early on in the pandemic, ex-adviser claims

Boris Johnson had to be talked out of meeting the Queen early on in the pandemic, ex-adviser claims
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Boris Johnson's former chief adviser has claimed that the Prime Minister tried to maintain ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:34:59 GMT

Boris Johnson had to be talked out of meeting the Queen early on in the pandemic, ex-adviser claims

Boris Johnson had to be talked out of meeting the Queen early on in the pandemic, ex-adviser claims
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Boris Johnson's former chief adviser has claimed that the Prime Minister tried to maintain ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:34:59 GMT

City children have better mental health and cognition if they live near woodlands

City children have better mental health and cognition if they live near woodlands
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City children who have daily exposure to woodland have better cognitive development and a ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:11:48 GMT

Olympic athletes, baseball players, soccer stars: Why we're still seeing Covid-19 cases among top athletes

Olympic athletes, baseball players, soccer stars: Why we're still seeing Covid-19 cases among top athletes
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The sports world, just days ahead of one of its premier global events, has ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:08:04 GMT

Most romantic relationships start as friendships, study finds

Most romantic relationships start as friendships, study finds
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Contrary to the popular perception that love typically sparks from passion, a new study ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:02:58 GMT

Britain says it will permanently deploy two warships in Asian waters

Britain says it will permanently deploy two warships in Asian waters
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Britain said on Tuesday it would permanently deploy two warships in Asian waters after ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 10:57:35 GMT

Ethiopia's Tigray forces 'enter neighboring Afar region'

Ethiopia's Tigray forces 'enter neighboring Afar region'
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Forces from Ethiopia's northern Tigray region have mounted attacks in neighboring Afar region, a ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 10:08:34 GMT

World's best airlines for 2021

World's best airlines for 2021
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It's been a strange year for the aviation industry, with many airlines grounding aircraft ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 09:33:01 GMT

Zuma corruption trial postponed for one month

Zuma corruption trial postponed for one month
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A South African court on Tuesday adjourned former president Jacob Zuma's arms deal corruption ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 09:19:40 GMT

Deadly fires in North America and European flooding push limits of scientists' climate projections

Deadly fires in North America and European flooding push limits of scientists' climate projections
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Until recently, climate change had been talked about as a future threat. Its frontlines ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 08:43:38 GMT

Bitcoin falls below $30,000 as Delta variant fears spread globally

Bitcoin falls below $30,000 as Delta variant fears spread globally
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Bitcoin fell below $30,000 again as investors worldwide fret about the Delta variant and ...

  • Tue, 20 Jul 2021 08:24:18 GMT