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Sidney Poitier: Hollywood trailblazer dies aged 94
January 7th, 2022
Sidney Poitier: Hollywood trailblazer dies aged 94 Sidney Poitier, the first black man to win a best actor Oscar, has died at 94. The Hollywood star's death was confirmed to the BBC by the office of F...  Read More
by James Koroma
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US Coast Guard sends 119 migrants back to Cuba
January 5th, 2022
US Coast Guard sends 119 migrants back to Cuba The United States Coast Guard has said it returned 119 Cuban migrants to their country in a dozen operations over the course of three days, as growing nu...  Read More
by James Koroma
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James Webb Space Telescope ready to make history
December 24th, 2021
James Webb Space Telescope ready to make history The biggest space telescope ever conceived is scheduled to go into orbit in the coming hours.The $10bn James Webb Space Telescope will be launched on a...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Alzheimer's drug aducanumab not approved for use in EU
December 17th, 2021
Alzheimer's drug aducanumab not approved for use in EU The European Medicines Agency has said no to approving a new drug for Alzheimer's disease in the EU. Aducanumab does not appear to be effective a...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Stolen Nepali statue returns to its temple after decades in US
December 4th, 2021
Stolen Nepali statue returns to its temple after decades in US A centuries-old sculpture of two Hindu gods has been re-installed at its temple in the Nepali capital Kathmandu, nearly 40 years after it...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Gene edited sex selection may spare animal suffering
December 3rd, 2021
Gene edited sex selection may spare animal suffering Scientists have used gene editing technology to create female-only and male-only litters of mice. Their technique could prevent the destruction of ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Tanzania to lift ban on pregnant schoolgirls
November 27th, 2021
Tanzania to lift ban on pregnant schoolgirls Tanzania announced this week the lifting of a controversial ban prohibiting pregnant girls from returning to school, a decision that came after years of su...  Read More
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Italy’s Altamura Man Reveals The Oldest Neanderthal DNA Ever Found
November 19th, 2021
Italy’s Altamura Man Reveals The Oldest Neanderthal DNA Ever Found In 1993, a group of cave explorers in southern Italy stumbled across a grisly find: a human skull covered in a thick layer of calcite...  Read More
by James Koroma
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UK pledges £290m to help poorer countries cope with climate change
November 7th, 2021
UK pledges £290m to help poorer countries cope with climate change The UK is pledging £290m to help poorer countries cope with the impact of climate change, as the COP26 climate change summit enters i...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Africans Weigh Green Energy Switch and Fossil Fuel Cash
October 31st, 2021
Africans Weigh Green Energy Switch and Fossil Fuel Cash As crucial U.N. climate change negotiations get underway in Glasgow Sunday, seeking steep global emissions cuts to protect people and nature, ma...  Read More
by James Koroma
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UN fears mass atrocity crimes in northern Myanmar
October 23rd, 2021
UN fears mass atrocity crimes in northern Myanmar The United Nations has said it fears a greater human rights catastrophe in Myanmar amid reports of thousands of troops massing in the north of the Sou...  Read More
by James Koroma
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US heating bills set to surge as energy costs jump
October 15th, 2021
US heating bills set to surge as energy costs jump US heating bills are set to surge this winter as energy prices soar, the US Energy Information Administration says. About half of households use natu...  Read More
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