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China urges developed countries to take the lead in cutting out coal
After dilution of Cop26 wording, China says developing nations cannot make green transition without support

Vincent Ni

15, Nov, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Fortress EU is beating Belarus, with refugees as pawns in cruel game
Analysis: Lukashenko’s strategy seems to have backfired, with a united European Union placing sanctions against his regime

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

15, Nov, 2021 @4:50 PM

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Canada: First Nation exposed to high levels of cancer-causing chemicals
Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Ontario finally wins access to data charting pollution from local petrochemical facilities

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

15, Nov, 2021 @4:37 PM

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Austrian police carry out routine checks as unvaccinated enter lockdown
Experts warn rules will be hard to enforce, as country records highest Covid infection rate in western Europe

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

15, Nov, 2021 @3:37 PM

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UK Covid booster jabs policy: what has changed?
JCVI changes guidance on boosters for people aged 40-49 and second jabs for 16- and 17-year-olds

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

15, Nov, 2021 @3:01 PM

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Covid booster jabs extended to people aged 40 to 49, says JCVI
Extension approved by government’s vaccine watchdog as well as second doses for 16- and 17-year-olds

Peter Walker Political correspondent

15, Nov, 2021 @1:52 PM

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Children back at school in Philippines after 20 months of home study
Pilot scheme launched in what is thought to be the last country to reopen schools since March 2020

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

15, Nov, 2021 @1:39 PM

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Sacré bleu: French flag changes colour – but no one notices
Blue part of flags flying around Élysée Palace was made darker in July last year but change went largely unnoticed

Kim Willsher in Paris

15, Nov, 2021 @1:01 PM

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US journalist Danny Fenster released from prison in Myanmar
Fenster’s employer says he is flying out of the country, days after he was sentenced to 11 years in jail

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

15, Nov, 2021 @12:42 PM

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Chinese official seeks Interpol role, sparking fears for dissidents
Rights groups and politicians say Interpol risks being used as a vehicle for China’s repressive policies

Helen Davidson in Taipei

15, Nov, 2021 @11:10 AM

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Monday briefing: terror arrests after Liverpool explosion
Three held after man killed in taxi blast … India and China must ‘explain themselves’ after Cop … and Adele opens up to Oprah

Martin Farrer

15, Nov, 2021 @6:28 AM

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Outcry in China after Covid health workers kill dog while owner was in quarantine
Authorities say health worker has been dismissed from role, amid accusations they are overreacting as China pursues zero-Covid strategy

Helen Davidson in Taipei

15, Nov, 2021 @6:24 AM

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