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One in six killed by pollution worldwide, study finds
World

One in six killed by pollution worldwide, study finds

(CNN) – Pollution caused one in six deaths worldwide in 2019, a new study has revealed — more than the…
It’s mid afternoon in Kyiv. Here’s what you need to know today
World

It’s mid afternoon in Kyiv. Here’s what you need to know today

The conflict following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has now entered its sixth week. Here are the latest developments: Blaze at…
US: Civilian toll in Syria raid may be higher than thought
Middle East

US: Civilian toll in Syria raid may be higher than thought

WASHINGTON (AP) — US military officials say there could have been more civilian casualties than initially thought in the raid…
Iran shuts down news website over image of decapitated woman
Middle East

Iran shuts down news website over image of decapitated woman

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has shut down a news website for publishing a gruesome image of a man holding…
SKorea sees record virus jump as thousands take college exam
World

SKorea sees record virus jump as thousands take college exam

Students were required to have their temperatures taken before entering classrooms, and those with fevers were sent to separate testing…
‘This is not a game’: Global virus death toll hits 2 million
World

‘This is not a game’: Global virus death toll hits 2 million

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The global death toll from COVID-19 topped two million Friday, crossing the threshold amid a vaccine…
Second coronavirus wave can be avoided, assures WHO official
Health & Fitness

Second coronavirus wave can be avoided, assures WHO official

A second wave of the coronavirus can be avoided as doctors currently have all the necessary tools to do so,…
Coronavirus death rate in Egypt no higher than 2%: official
Egypt

Coronavirus death rate in Egypt no higher than 2%: official

Chairperson of the scientific committee to fight coronavirus at the Egyptian Ministry of Health Hossam Hosny confirmed on Thursday that…
Egypt’s coronavirus cases surpass 10,000
Egypt

Egypt’s coronavirus cases surpass 10,000

Egypt on Tuesday confirmed 347 new coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s number of confirmed total cases so far to 10,093.…
UK overtakes Italy with Europe’s highest official coronavirus death toll
World

UK overtakes Italy with Europe’s highest official coronavirus death toll

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom has overtaken Italy to report the highest official death toll from coronavirus in Europe,…
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