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Donald Trump Twitter ban sparks political debate in Australia over censorship concerns

A move by social media giants to ban US President Donald Trump has sparked renewed debate among politicians in Australia over whether the suspensions...

WHO chief says ‘clear problem’ poorer nations not getting COVID-19 vaccines yet

The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday there is a "clear problem" that low- and middle-income countries are not yet receiving...

Grammy Awards 2021 postponed due to Covid concerns

Speaking to Variety last summer, interim Recording Academy president and CEO Harvey Mason Jr said that the initial plan around this year's Grammy ceremony...

China is making it harder to solve the mystery of how Covid began

In the year since seafood hawkers started appearing at Wuhan’s hospitals sickened with a strange and debilitating pneumonia, the world has learned a lot...

Hong Kong Florist Helps Prisoners Send Christmas Gifts

Samantha burst into tears when she opened the box from florist Elise Ip on Christmas Day. It was a surprise gift from her boyfriend,...

Armenian Protesters Force PM To Curtail Mourning Trip

Demonstrators in Armenia blocked roads on Monday and forced Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to cut short an official visit, as anger in the country...

Stocks, Pound, Oil Sink As Virus Surge Trumps Stimulus Deal

Asian markets sank Monday as news of a US stimulus agreement was overshadowed by surging virus cases and the imposition of a strict lockdown...

Hong Kong Reels After The Year That Free Speech Died

Hong Kong faces no respite from Beijing's crackdown on dissent after a year that saw its status as a free speech bastion collapse under...

German Verdict Due In Deadly Anti-Semitic Rampage

A German court is to hand down its verdict Monday on a deadly far-right attack in Halle last year that nearly became the country's...

Pharma Chief Urges Transparency In Virus Vaccine Rollout

Pharmaceutical firms must be "very transparent" about the risks and benefits of vaccines in efforts to end the coronavirus pandemic, the head of Asia's...

Selena Gomez urges Fb CEO to help stop spreading of hate

Popstar Selena Gomez has written a message to Fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the social neighborhood's Chief Working Officer Sheryl Sandberg, urging them to...

German government to extend short-time work program until 2021 end

The German government's short-time work program, which has already received additional funding due to the coronavirus pandemic, would be extended until the end of...

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