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Silent nights in London as city drifts into unofficial shutdown

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Afghanistan’s looming famine: will the West help the Taliban?

A pharmacist from one of the Afghan Red Crescent’s mobile health teams provides medicines d...

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South Africans with Omicron variant 80pc less likely to be hospitalised, study finds

  • Culture
  • Wednesday, 22 December 2021

A technician uses a microscope to inspect samples during Covid-19 antibody neutralisation t...

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Portugal orders bars and nightclubs to close for at least two weeks from Saturday

  • Culture
  • Tuesday, 21 December 2021

Authorities will limit outdoor gatherings to 10 people per group on New Year’s Eve, when a ...

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Rapid spread of Omicron may ‘quickly overwhelm’ healthcare systems

People walk on a quiet street in the center of Amsterdam on Sunday as the Netherlands goes ...

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Trump sues New York attorney general in bid to halt inquiry into business affairs

Donald Trump claims the attorney general has violated his rights under the US constitution ...

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Typhoon Rai among deadliest typhoon in Philippines this year

  • Culture
  • Saturday, 18 December 2021

Rscuers pull a rubber boat as they assist residents who were trapped in their homes. Photog...

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Germany’s vaccination push struggles with shortages and violence

Police and protesters face off during a rally against Covid-19 restrictions and mandatory v...

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