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    Pegasus spy claims probed as Macron switches phone

    Israel and Algeria on Thursday probed allegations that Israeli-made spyware was used on journalists, rights activists and 14 heads of state, as French leader.

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    Study reveals shocking decline in life expectancy in the U.S.

    From the moment we are born there are certain immutable truths we cannot escape. And the one which drives an entire entertainment industry genre and is a constant and gnawing anxiety as we age is death.

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    England hails ‘freedom day’, but virus ramps up in Asia

    England lifted most pandemic restrictions on Monday despite surging infections and dire warnings from experts, as the Delta variant sweeps parts of Europe and Asia, where

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    Lockdowns, Covid curbs dampen Eid celebrations

    Muslims in different countries around the world, including the United States, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Indonesia and Afghanistan, were observing on.

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    Pegasus Spyware affair 'Unacceptable' If True: EU Chief

    European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said Monday the spyware scandal involving an Israeli software firm and up to 50,000 smartphone numbers was "completely.

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    50,000 Phone Numbers Worldwide On List Linked To Israeli Spyware

    Pegasus, an Israeli-made spyware was believed to have been used to snoop on at least 300 Indian phone numbers that includes over 40 senior journalists, opposition leaders.

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    Saudi hosts vaccinated pilgrims for 2nd downsized Haj

    Saudi Arabia will host another downsized Haj from Saturday (Jul 17), with only residents fully vaccinated against the coronavirus permitted and overseas Muslim pilgrims.

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    Delta Covid variant now dominant strain worldwide, US deaths surging

    The Delta variant of Covid-19 is now the dominant strain worldwide, accompanied by a surge of deaths around the United States almost entirely among unvaccinated people, US officials said on Friday.

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    'We're In Early Stages Of 3rd Wave,' Warns WHO Amid Delta Surge

    World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Thursday warned the world about the 'early stages' of COVID-19 third wave amid Delta surge.

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    1 in 3 countries not implementing programmes to mitigate learning loss

    One in three countries where schools were or are still closed due to the Covid pandemic have not yet implemented remedial programmes to mitigate learning loss, according to a survey.

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    China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies

    China on Sunday said it would take “necessary measures” to respond to the US blacklisting of Chinese companies over their alleged role in abuses of Uyghur people.

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    WHO's Chief Scientist Warns The Pandemic Isn't Slowing Down

    Coronavirus infections are rising across most regions of the world as the delta variant spreads, clear evidence that the pandemic isn't on the wane, said the World Health Organization's chief scientist.

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    11 die of hunger every minute around the globe, says Oxfam

    The anti-poverty organisation Oxfam says 11 people die of hunger each minute and that the number facing famine-like conditions around the globe has increased six times

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    480 Million Animals Perish in 5 Month Long Australian Bushfire

    University of Sydney professor Chris Dickman said his estimate of more than one billion animals killed was "highly conservative". "We're probably looking at what climate change may look like for other parts of the world

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    Iran Strikes US Bases in Iraq in Retaliation to Soleimani Killing

    Iran struck back at the United States early Wednesday, firing a series of ballistic missiles at two military bases in Iraq in the first act of the Islamic republic's promised revenge for the US killing of Soleimani

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    Iran Keeps World Guessing, America On Tenterhooks

    As Tehran keeps the Americans and the world guessing for now, Iranians seems to be in no rush to strike back against the United States, possibly enjoying their ability to spread anxiety throughout the West.

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    US Sends Letter On Move To Pullout From Iraq, Then Calls It A 'Mistake'

    17 hours after the US military in Iraq told the government that American troops were preparing to pull out of the country a senior US general in Washington said the message was sent by "mistake"

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    Trump Threatens to Hit Cultural Sites if Iran Retaliates 

    Showing no sign of an effort to ease tensions, Trump took to Twitter to warn that the US had "targeted 52 Iranian sites" and that some were "at a very high level & important to Iran & the Iranian culture

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    US Assassinates Top Iran General Qassem Soleimani

    Hillary Mann Leverett, a former White House National Security official, said the US killing of Soleimani is a "declaration of war" on Iran."We are now in an incredibly dangerous situation. It is an incredibly dangerous

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    Smokey Sydney to kick off New Year parties around the world with fireworks

    Smoke-choked Sydney was gearing up on Tuesday (Dec 31) for a huge fireworks display, kicking off a wave of New Year celebrations for billions around the world and ringing in the new decade.

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    Nigeria tightens security ahead of Zakzaky bail hearing

    Police in Nigeria have tightened security ahead of a bail hearing for imprisoned Muslim cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, whose supporters are expected to stage protests for his release.

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    US To Resume Death Penalty After 16-Year Break

    The US government will resume its use of capital punishment after a 16-year hiatus and has set execution dates for five convicted murderers, Attorney General Bill Barr announced on Thursday.

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    UK Elects Boris Johnson as New Prime Minister

    Boris Johnson, Britain’s brash former foreign secretary, on Tuesday won the contest to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, with his party handing the job of resolving the country’s three-year Brexit nightmare.

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    Nigerians demand release of prominent cleric Zakzaky

    The supporters of Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky have staged several rallies across Nigeria, demanding his immediate release citing his worsening health condition.

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