Tag: FRANCE

Our pick: The 10 events that took the world by storm

Singapore -- No doubt about it, 2020 will be a year to remember, as life as we know it has changed in so many...
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French law on filming police triggers third weekend of protests

by Daphné BENOIT and Emmanuel DUPARCQ Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in France Saturday for a third consecutive weekend of demonstrations...
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Wealth of US billionaires soars during pandemic

America’s billionaires have seen their wealth rise by more than $1 trillion since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study Wednesday,...
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China animal rescuer shares home with 1,300 dogs

by Helen Roxburgh and Qian Ye Twenty years ago, Wen Junhong saved an abandoned dog from the streets of Chongqing in southwestern China. She now shares...
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US, China dominated arms market in 2019: report

US and Chinese companies dominated the global arms market in 2019, while the Middle East made its first appearance among the 25 biggest weapons...
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China completes its first-ever docking in lunar orbit

A Chinese probe carrying samples from the lunar surface successfully docked Sunday with a spacecraft orbiting the moon, in another space first for the...
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Hospital staff ‘truly exhausted,’ says Texas doctor in viral hug photo

by Mark FELIX with Sarah Titterton in Washington Through multiple masks, a face shield and a protective suit he likens to those worn by...
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Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds President Donald Trump made clear Saturday he had no intention of relinquishing his baseless claims that last month’s election was stolen...
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Pandemic sends hunger rising in America, and children bear the brunt

by Chris Stein Before the pandemic closed her middle school and US immigration agents deported her father to El Salvador, Kimberly Orellana did not...
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth to get Covid-19 vaccine ‘in weeks’: reports

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine within weeks after UK regulators granted emergency approval and the world’s first roll-out begins...