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No handshakes: Viral outbreak spooks Asian places of worship

February 15 2020
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MANILA, PHILIPPINES: In a popular Catholic church in the Philippines, nearly half of the pews were empty for Sunday Mass. The few hundred worshippers who showed up were asked to refrain from shaking others’ hands or holding them during prayers

China scientists identify pangolin as possible coronavirus host

February 07 2020
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BEIJING, Feb 7: The deadly coronavirus outbreak in China could have spread from bats to humans through the illegal traffic of pangolins, the world’s only scaly mammals, which are prized in Asia for food and medicine, Chinese researchers said.

Dr Hak Ja Han Moon’s autobiography unveiled in South Korea

February 05 2020
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SOUTH KOREA, Feb 5: An autobiography of Dr Hak Ja Han Moon was unveiled in South Korea on Tuesday.

South Korean military decides to discharge transgender soldier

January 22 2020
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SEOUL: South Korea’s first known transgender soldier pleaded to be allowed to continue serving after the military decided Wednesday to discharge her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery.

Prince Harry: ‘Powerful media’ is why he’s stepping away

January 20 2020
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LONDON, Jan 20: Prince Harry took aim at the journalists who have dissected his life since the day he was born as he expressed regret for the way he has had to step down from royal duties.

Maghe Shakranti is being observed today with much more fanfare

January 14 2020
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Kathmandu, Nepal, January 15, 2019: The Maghe Sankranti, one of the major festivals in Nepal, is being celebrated today with gaiety and religious fervor all over the country in Nepal.

Stone-age ‘chewing-gum’ yields human DNA

December 18 2019
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Danish scientists have managed to extract a complete human DNA sample from a piece of birch pitch more than 5,000 years old, used as a kind of chewing gum, a study revealed yesterday.

Activists cheer for “Greta!”, urge climate action in Madrid

December 07 2019
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MADRID: Activists of all ages and from all corners of the planet demanded concrete action Friday against climate change from leaders and negotiators at a global summit in Madrid.

Students stage global climate protests to pressure U.N. summit

November 29 2019
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LISBON/SYDNEY, Nov 29 : Thousands of people in Australia and Europe joined rallies demanding more action on climate change on Friday, aiming to force political leaders to come up with urgent solutions at a United Nations conference next week.

Going green? Does offsetting carbon emissions count?

November 27 2019
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LONDON: Among the most hotly contested topics at international climate change talks in Madrid on December 2-13 will be the role of market-based mechanisms for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, such as carbon offsets.

Greenhouse gases surge to record in 2018, exceeding 10-year average rate: U.N.

November 25 2019
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GENEVA,Nov 25 : Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new record in 2018, rising faster than the average rise of the last decade and cementing increasingly damaging weather patterns, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Monday.

Britain’s Prince Andrew halts public duties over sex scandal

November 21 2019
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LONDON: Britain’s Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy surrounding his “ill-judged” association with late US financier Jeffrey Epstein had caused major disruption to the royal family’s work.

Man stabs Wife To Death Over Her Infatuation With Bollywood Actor Hrithik Roshan

November 11 2019
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Kathmandu Nepal, November 11, 2019: Liking or disliking the actors is common phenomenon for now. But a newly married man of Indian origin living in New York, USA, has stabbed his wife to death and then hanged himself for jealous because her wif

3-country talks on Nile waters wrap up without agreement

October 06 2019
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CAIRO: Irrigation ministers from three key Nile Basin countries wrapped up a two-day meeting Saturday in Sudan’s capital without resolving differences over Ethiopia’s soon-to-be-finished Blue Nile dam, with Egypt calling for international me

Indonesia says over 11,500 have fled violence-hit Papuan town

October 03 2019
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JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities said on Thursday more than 11,500 people have been evacuated from the town of Wamena in the easternmost province of Papua since dozens died during clashes last month in the area.