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World’s largest twin-engine jet takes to the air

Agency, 26 January : Boeing has successfully completed the first test flight of the world's largest twin-engined plane, the 777X. It comes as the firm attempts to boost its image…

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More than 2,000 infected with coronavirus; 56 dead in China

Agency, 26 January : More than 2,000 people globally have been infected with a new coronavirus, the vast majority of them in China, where 56 people have died from the…

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China virus toll jumps to 25 dead with 830 confirmed cases

Agency, 24 January :  The death toll in China's viral outbreak has risen to 25, with the number of confirmed cases also leaping to 830, the government said on Friday. The…

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Virus-hit Chinese city to shut public transport

Agency, 23 January : Wuhan, a Chinese city of eleven million people, is to temporarily shut public transport as it tries to halt the outbreak of a new strain of…

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US announces first case of the new coronavirus

Agency, 22 January : The United States has confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus on its territory. The Centers for Disease Control said the virus, which originated in…

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Senators clash as Trump impeachment trial opens

Agency, 22 January : The US Senate has rejected repeated Democratic attempts to secure new evidence in President Donald Trump's impeachment as his trial began. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell meanwhile…

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Hundreds of US-bound migrants cross river to reach Mexico

Hundreds of migrants have waded into a river on the southern Mexico border as they try to reach the United States. The migrants, mainly from Honduras, took to the water…

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New China virus: Fourth person dies as human-to-human transfer confirmed

Agency, 21 January : A fourth person in China has died from a new virus that has spread rapidly across the country, as authorities confirmed that it can be passed…

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Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles

Agency, 19 January : Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. The couple…

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Iran’s Khamenei to lead prayers amid crash outrage

Agency, 17 January : Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is to lead Friday prayers in the capital Tehran - the first time he has done so in eight years.…

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