Belgian lawmakers put forward resolution warning 'risk of genocide' of China's Uyghurs

Earlier, G7 leaders on Sunday called on China in a joint statement after their meeting 'to respect human rights and fundamental freedoms, especially in relation to Xinjiang'

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Nearly 62% EU residents used personal contacts to get access to healthcare: Survey

Almost a third of residents in the EU countries have used their personal connections to access health care services during the Covid pandemic

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At least 15 killed in suicide bombing at army camp in Somalia

Officials at the hospital confirmed the dead were killed in an attack earlier in the day at a checkpoint outside the General Degaban military training camp in the capital

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'Miniature Pompeii': Ancient Roman building found in abandoned cinema hall in Italy

The structure is believed to have survived a fire in the old days as experts found that the roof had collapsed and several items of charred wooden furniture were also spotted

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Amid pandemic, Germany's birth rate climbs to record high

Several European nations including Spain, Itay and France had reported a fall in birth rates in December 2020 to January 2021 period but Germany showed 182,000 more children born…

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AstraZeneca's antibody fails in protecting exposed patients from COVID-19

The study was performed on participants who were unvaccinated adults and had been exposed to a person who had been infected by the deadly coronavirus in the past eight days

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Vanilla from used plastic bottles? Scientists brew valuable chemical from junk

Scientists Stephen Wallace and Joanna Sadler believe their research 'completely changes the perception of plastic waste as a problematic end product into a utilisable feedstock for modern…

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Russia removes Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya from wanted list

Tsikhanouskaya fled into exile last year after Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko launched a crackdown on protesters who accused him of rigging his 2020 re-election, a vote Tsikhanouskaya's…

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China urges NATO to stop exaggerating 'China threat theory'

NATO leaders on Monday had taken a forceful stance towards Beijing in a communique at United States President Joe Biden's first summit with the alliance

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Japan to ship 1 million COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam on June 16

The shipment of AstraZeneca PLC vaccines produced in Japan are due to arrive in Vietnam on Wednesday, Motegi told reporters

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Ikea's French store fined $1.2 million for illegally spying on employees

The information being collected involved any previous or current criminal investigations and also their personal lifestyle choices

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Russian regions announce fresh COVID-19 curbs amid surge in cases

Russia has struggled to vaccinate citizens despite registering the Sputnik V vaccine in August last year.

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China’s ‘bat woman,’ at the center of a pandemic storm, speaks out

Shi Zhengli, a top Chinese virologist, is once again at the centre of clashing narratives about her research on coronaviruses at a state lab in Wuhan, the city where the pandemic first emerged.…

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Australia touts 'great win' in Britain's first post-Brexit trade deal

The agreement will be Britain's first trade deal since Brexit, and comes as London seeks to expand commercial and diplomatic links in the Indo-Pacific region

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Canada military's second-in-command resigns over golf game

The not-so-simple round of golf drew scrutiny amid concerns about potential for perceived conflict of interest by Rouleau, he was hierarchical superior of the head of the military police…

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