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Palestinians are mourning Ghassan Younes, a man who used to travel to Jerusalem five days a week to feed cats, after he died of coronavirus

On his last day in office, Trump pardoned several people including controversial former aide Steve Bannon.

WHO team arrives in Wuhan for coronavirus investigation

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WHO team arrives in Wuhan for coronavirus investigation

A team of experts from the World Health Organization arrived in the Chinese province of Wuhan

WHO experts to arrive in Wuhan for Covid-19 probe

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WHO experts to arrive in Wuhan for Covid-19 probe

The World Health Organization team will leave from Singapore and fly straight to Wuhan, the central city where the first cluster of cases was ...

China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

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China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

The WHO team 'will conduct joint research cooperation on the origins of Covid-19 with Chinese scientists' from Thursday.

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Covid-19 pandemic will not be the last: WHO chief

The World Health Organization's chief said this year's Covid-19 pandemic will not be the last, noting mankind must tackle climate change and animal welfare for any real progress.

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Refugees say 'fewer rights than animals' on Lesbos

The migrant volunteers said they were eager to help improve living conditions in the camp.

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Court orders Turkish Airlines to pay for lost cat

The airline lost a cat during a domestic flight across Turkey last year.

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Egypt reports bird flu outbreaks in rural area

A state of emergency was declared in rural Egypt due to the spread of the bird flu, which can cause severe illness or death in humans.

Struggling Syria farmers turn to tropical fern for fodder

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Struggling Syria farmers turn to tropical fern for fodder

Syrians farmers are turning to a southeast Asian plant to feed livestock as animal fodder prices skyrocket.

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Saudi Arabia holding migrants in 'appalling' conditions: HRW

Human Rights Watch's new report is the latest to detail allegations of torture and unsanitary, cramped conditions in Saudi detention centres.

Grim conditions await Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

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Grim conditions await Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

Ethiopia's northern Tigray region has been rocked by bloody fighting since November 4, when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced the ...

Cairo's 'City of the Dead' brought back to life

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Cairo's 'City of the Dead' brought back to life

Since 2014, a series of projects financed by the European Union has changed the face of a small section of the sprawling necropolis.

Lebanon man sets pit bull on cat 'to feed'

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Lebanon man sets pit bull on cat 'to feed'

As Lebanon's economic situation deteriorates, a Lebanese content creator said a man was spotted aiding his dog in killing a stay cat to feed his ...

Dubai goes kosher after Israel peace deal

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Dubai goes kosher after Israel peace deal

Restaurants and caterers in Dubai are rushing to prepare for what they hope will be a flood of Jewish visitors arriving on new direct flights.

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Anti-microbe drug maybe successful against coronavirus

An affordable anti-microbial drug used to treat stomach ulcers and bacterial infections has shown promise in combatting the coronavirus in animals.

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Egypt reveals 59 ancient coffins found near Saqqara pyramids

Egypt discovered dozens of ancient coffins from 2,500 years ago.

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In Saudi Arabia, first dog cafe delights pet lovers

The Barking Lot, which in June in the coastal city of Khobar, has delighted animal lovers in a country where there are few places to take pets ...

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Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them out to sea

The Turkish coast guard says it rescued over 300 migrants 'pushed back by Greek elements to Turkish waters' this month alone.

Human footprints dating back 120,000 years found in Saudi

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Human footprints dating back 120,000 years found in Saudi

Scientists have found footprints dating back 120,000 in northern Saudi Arabia, shedding new light on the human journey out of Africa and into ...

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Afghans face Greek prosecutor over fire at migrant camp

Six Afghans, including two minors will face a prosecutor on suspicion of setting fires that destroyed Europe's largest migrant camp last week.

'Hiss-teria': Dubai to fine cat lovers for feeding strays

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'Hiss-teria': Dubai to fine cat lovers for feeding strays

Residents of a luxury Dubai community are being warned against feeding stray cats, or they will face fines.

A month on, signal in Beirut rubble raises hope

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A month on, signal in Beirut rubble raises hope

The search for a potential survivor in Beirut's rubble is taking place exactly a month since the massive blast that killed and wounded thousands ...

African migrants 'left to die' in Saudi detention centres

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African migrants 'left to die' in Saudi detention centres

Saudi Arabia's detention centres designed to contain the coronavirus have come under scrutiny for alleged inhumane conditions.

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