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US strikes Iranian-backed militia targets in Syria: Pentagon - World News
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US strikes Iranian-backed militia targets in Syria: Pentagon

The Pentagon confirmed on Thursday that the US military had conducted airstrikes against infrastructure utilized by Iranian-backed militant groups in eastern Syria.
India makes social media platforms accountable - World News
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India makes social media platforms accountable

India on Thursday rolled out new regulations for social media companies and digital streaming websites to make them more accountable for the content shared on their platforms.
1.3m Texans still have water-supply problems - World News
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1.3m Texans still have water-supply problems

More than 1.3 million people across over 200 counties in the US state of Texas still had issues with their water supply by Wednesday.
Indonesian illegal mine collapse kills 6 - World News
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Indonesian illegal mine collapse kills 6

An illegal gold mine in Indonesia's Sulawesi island collapsed on nearly two dozen people working inside, killing six and leaving another worker missing, officials said on Thursday.
US breaks down another Trump immigration wall - World News
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US breaks down another Trump immigration wall

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday lifted a freeze on green cards issued by his predecessor during the pandemic.
Australia passes law requiring tech firms to pay for news - World News
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Australia passes law requiring tech firms to pay for news

The new law paves way for Google and Facebook to invest tens of millions of dollars in local content deals, and could prove a model for resolving their tussles with regulators.
Ghana is first to receive vaccines under COVAX - World News
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Ghana is first to receive vaccines under COVAX

The west African nation of 30 million has recorded 81,245 cases and 584 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, according to figures from Ghana's Health Services.
AstraZeneca battles shortfall in EU vaccinations - World News
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AstraZeneca battles shortfall in EU vaccinations

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said on Tuesday its EU supply chains would only be able to deliver half of an expected supply of COVID-19 vaccines to the bloc in the 2nd quarter.
J&J's virus shot looks set for US approval - World News
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J&J's virus shot looks set for US approval

Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine appeared safe and effective in trials, US Food and Drug Administration staff said in documents published on Wednesday.
A new fashion in Milan: the online catwalk - World News
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A new fashion in Milan: the online catwalk

Italian brand Missoni kicked off the first day of Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, with designers once again forced to make digital presentations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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