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Future Queen: Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge, Celebrates 40th Birthday

Future Queen: Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge, Celebrates 40th Birthday

Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 09, 2022, London

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, turned 40 on Sunday, hitting the milestone as her profile soars alongside her husband, Prince William, the future king.

"Diversity Makes US Stronger": America Condemns Assault on Sikh Taxi Driver

"Diversity Makes US Stronger": America Condemns Assault on Sikh Taxi Driver

NDTV News Desk | Sunday January 09, 2022, New Delhi

The United States today condemned the assault on a Sikh taxi driver at the JFK International Airport terming it "deeply disturbing". The State Department said that diversity makes the US stronger.

5.9-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Eastern Papua New Guinea

5.9-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Eastern Papua New Guinea

Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 09, 2022

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said.

About 200 Dead In Attacks In Northwest Nigeria, Residents Say

About 200 Dead In Attacks In Northwest Nigeria, Residents Say

Reuters | Sunday January 09, 2022

An estimated 200 people or more have been killed in villages in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara during deadly reprisal attacks by armed bandits following military air strikes on their hideouts this week, residents said on Saturday.

Video: Cliff Breaks Off, Falls On Boat In Brazil Lake, 5 Killed

Video: Cliff Breaks Off, Falls On Boat In Brazil Lake, 5 Killed

Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 09, 2022, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

At least five people were killed and 20 others missing when a cliff collapsed onto boaters in a lake in Brazil, authorities said Saturday.

Baby Lost In Chaos Of Afghanistan Airlift Found, Returned To Family

Baby Lost In Chaos Of Afghanistan Airlift Found, Returned To Family

Reuters | Sunday January 09, 2022, Kabul

An infant boy handed in desperation to a soldier across an airport wall in the chaos of the American evacuation of Afghanistan has been found and was reunited with his relatives in Kabul on Saturday.

"See You Soon": Colombian Man Dies Publicly Under New Euthanasia Policy

"See You Soon": Colombian Man Dies Publicly Under New Euthanasia Policy

Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 09, 2022, Cali, Colombia

Victor Escobar decided to die and to do so publicly, becoming one of the first Latin Americans to end their life without suffering from a terminal disease, under a ground-breaking court ruling in Colombia.

US Ready To Talk Missiles, Military Exercises With Russia: Official

US Ready To Talk Missiles, Military Exercises With Russia: Official

Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 09, 2022, Washington

The United States is ready to discuss with Russia the two countries' missile systems and military exercises, in talks that could begin as early as Sunday in Geneva, a senior White House official said Saturday.

Trapped In Vehicles After Snowstorm, 22 People Die In Pakistan

Trapped In Vehicles After Snowstorm, 22 People Die In Pakistan

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, Lahore

Pakistan's popular hill station Murree was declared a calamity-hit area on Saturday after at least 21 people, including 9 children, froze to death in their stranded vehicles due to unprecedented snowfall.

Over 1,50,000 Covid Deaths In UK, Government Urges Public To Get Boosters

Over 1,50,000 Covid Deaths In UK, Government Urges Public To Get Boosters

Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 08, 2022, London

More than 150,000 people have died after catching coronavirus in the United Kingdom, the government said Saturday, in a milestone for one of the worst affected countries in Europe.

World's Most Powerful Space Telescope Fully Deployed In Space: NASA

World's Most Powerful Space Telescope Fully Deployed In Space: NASA

Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 08, 2022, Washington

The James Webb Space Telescope completed its two-week-long deployment phase on Saturday, unfolding the final mirror panel as it readies to study every phase of cosmic history, NASA said.

Booster Dose Protects Adults Above 65 Against Omicron Infections: UK Study

Booster Dose Protects Adults Above 65 Against Omicron Infections: UK Study

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, London

A third top-up booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine provides high levels of protection against severe disease from the Omicron variant among older adults, a latest UK study concluded on Saturday.

Saudi Princess, Jailed Without Charge For 3 Years, Freed

Saudi Princess, Jailed Without Charge For 3 Years, Freed

Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 08, 2022, Riyadh

Saudi authorities have released a princess and her daughter who had been held without charge for nearly three years in the capital, a human rights group said on Saturday.

World Tops Over 2 Million New Daily Covid Cases: Report

World Tops Over 2 Million New Daily Covid Cases: Report

Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 08, 2022, Paris

The world recorded more than two million daily coronavirus cases on average between January 1 and 7 with figures doubling in 10 days, an AFP tally showed on Saturday.

US Woman Faces Arrest For Locking Up Covid+ Son In Car Boot: Reports

US Woman Faces Arrest For Locking Up Covid+ Son In Car Boot: Reports

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, Houston

A school teacher in the US state of Texas faces arrest and a child endangerment charge after she was found to have locked up her 13-year-old COVID-positive son in the trunk of her car in fear of contracting the disease, according to media reports on