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Britain rolls out AstraZeneca shots as virus vaccinations gather pace

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by Anna MALPAS with AFP bureaus Britain on Monday began rolling out the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, a possible game-changer in fighting the disease worldwide, while China raced to inoculate millions with a homegrown prophylactic. Britain started the new drive with 530,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine,...

French-Irish teen’s death ‘misadventure’: Malaysian coroner

by Patrick Lee A French-Irish teenager with learning difficulties died by "misadventure" after disappearing in the Malaysian jungle on a family holiday and there was no sign she was murdered or sexually assaulted, a coroner ruled Monday. The body of Nora Quoirin, 15, was discovered unclothed...

Irrfan’s Jurassic World co-star Bryce Dallas Howard misses him in New Year note

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India, Jan. 2 -- Its been more than eight months since Irrfan's death but the actor continues to be mourned by his friends and colleagues across the world. His Jurassic World co-star Bryce Dallas Howard has penned a note in his memory as she...

New Year arrives with US hitting 20 million Covid cases

by Ben Sheppard The United States marked the New Year on Friday by passing the extraordinary milestone of 20 million Covid-19 cases, after global celebrations welcoming in 2021 were largely muted by the pandemic. The US has floundered in its efforts to quell the virus, which...

Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Sikdar pens emotional note for him: ‘I have no idea how to welcome 2021’

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India, Dec. 31 -- Late actor Irrfan Khan's wife, writer Sutapa Sikdar, remembered him in a heartfelt note shared on her Facebook page. She said that she is finding it difficult to label 2020 as the worst year because 'you were still there'. She...

China confirms first case of UK coronavirus variant

China has confirmed its first case of a new coronavirus variant that was recently detected in Britain, health officials said. The new strain, which experts say potentially spreads faster than the original variant, has prompted travel restrictions on the UK by more than 50 countries...

Stage actor Bobby Tamayo shot dead four times inside home

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Manila  -- Friends of theater actor Bobby Tamayo are seeking justice for his death after he was allegedly shot dead four times by unidentified men inside his home Wednesday morning. The hashtag #JusticeforBobbyTamayo trended on Twitter after the stage actor was found dead inside his...

Priyanka Chopra shares pouty selfie on ‘last Monday of 2020’, asks fans if they are excited for the new year

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India, Dec. 29 -- Actor Priyanka Chopra has shared a new selfie on Instagram, in celebration of the last Monday of 2020. The actor said that the end of the year has put her in a reflective mood. Sharing the photo, Priyanka asked her fans...

Trump will be gone, but trauma of 2020 may haunt Biden

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by Sebastian Smith Covid and a traumatic presidential election left the US reeling in 2020, but even with Donald Trump gone and Joe Biden promising to heal the nation there'll be no quick return to normal in 2021. For many in the world's richest country, 2020...

China ramps up virus controls to head off winter wave

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Temperature checks, queues for tests and inspections at airports -- Chinese authorities have stepped up health checks to snuff out the threat of a coronavirus resurgence. China, where the virus first emerged around a year ago, largely contained its outbreak, and its economy has roared...
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