Monday, 29 November 2021

News in Pictures

Delhi announces ‘very, very slow’ easing of lockdown

A man walks past a graffiti of people wearing protective masks amidst the spread of coronavirus on a street in Navi Mumbai. (REUTERS) Indian authorities Friday announced a “very very slow” easing of the lockdown in the capital New Delhi as coronavirus infections fall in major cities after weeks of ...

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‘Gaza hell on earth for children’: UN chief

GAZA CITY, GAZA – Palestinian families sit in an UNRWA school, after violent Israeli raids on the city of Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza , The escalation, which erupted May 10, comes after weeks of rising Israeli -Palestinian tension in East Jerusalem, which peaked with violent clashes inside the holy ...

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Israeli police storm Al Aqsa compound and fire on worshippers

Palestinians run away from Israeli border police during a demonstration in support of Palestinian families that face eviction from their homes at Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in the Damascus gate in Jerusalem. EPA Israeli police arrest a Palestinian demonstrator during a protest in support of Palestinian families that face eviction from ...

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3D-printed home in Dutch city expands housing options

(AP: Peter Dejong) EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Elize Lutz and Harrie Dekkers’ new home is a 94-square meter (1,011-square foot) two-bedroom bungalow that resembles a boulder with windows. The curving lines of its gray concrete walls look and feel natural. But they are actually at the cutting edge of housing ...

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NASA’s mini helicopter Ingenuity touches down on Mars

The US space agency last week announced the decision to push back the date of the first attempt to fly the helicopter on Mars from April 8 to April 11.Flying in a controlled manner on Mars is far more difficult than flying on Earth.(Picture courtesy: NASA/JPL) Ingenuity flew to Mars ...

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Summer of Vaccines Stirs Hope After Sickly Year for Mexican Tourism

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) – Feeling he can now travel internationally without risking his life, recently-vaccinated American Brian Sheppard hopped on a plane to Mexico’s top beach resort a few days ago to attend the wedding of one of his best friends. Like other major Mexican tourist draws, Cancun’s all-inclusive hotels ...

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Myanmar unrest driving up food, fuel prices: WFP

ROME – The political unrest in Myanmar is driving up food and fuel prices, risking pushing the country’s most vulnerable people further into poverty, the UN’s World Food Programme warned. The price of palm oil is up 20 percent in the areas around the biggest city, Yangon, compared to the ...

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Kate Middleton Unveils Winner Of Wildlife Photographer Of The Year

LONDON: The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has unveiled the winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year. According to the details, the Russian photographer Sergey Gorshkov has won the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year award for an image of an Amur tigress hugging a tree. This picture of the majestic beast, an Amur ...

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