Brit tourist, 21, dies after being found lifeless in hotel swimming pool in Cyprus on holiday with his parents

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A BRITISH tourist has died after he was found unconscious in a hotel swimming pool in Cyprus. The 21-year-old man who was on holiday in Paphos with his parents appears to have drowned last night in the hotel pool in the Tombs of the Kings area. The young man was found unconscious in the pool […]

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Hill panel OKs funding ban for U.S. group linked to Chinese lab at center of COVID controversy

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A House appropriations panel has approved an amendment to a major spending bill working its way through Congress that would ban funding for work in China by a New York-based group linked to suspect virus research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV).

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Six bodies found piled in a hallway with cause of death under investigation after vicious gang battle turns fatal

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SIX bodies were found in a hallway this week after a vicious street gang mysteriously killed their own members while incarcerated. Honduras police are investigating the six victims’ causes of death after the horror scene was discovered inside a prison early Monday. Prison guards found six inmates belonging to the same street gang dead during […]

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Fresh Covid outbreaks put millions under lockdown in China

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The fresh cases and the official response to them have deepened fears that China may be set to return to the kinds of strict restrictions seen earlier this year, when Beijing's hardline zero-Covid policy saw tens of millions locked down for weeks on end. Officials launched a new round of mass testing in Shanghai, closing karaoke bars Wednesday after some infections were linked to six such venues.

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Inside China’s terrifying nuclear arsenal – how plans could hand Xi Jinping 1,000 warheads

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CHINA is among a clutch of nuclear-capable nations currently aligned with Russia, despite Vladimir Putin's recent actions in Ukraine. While slightly smaller than its ally's, China's arsenal is nearly as capable, having shared in Russia's trade secrets.

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Mountaineer, 27, took grinning selfie and sent it to family moments before dying in avalanche

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A YOUNG mountaineer snapped a final grinning selfie just minutes before he was tragically killed in an avalanche in the Italian Alps. Filippo Bari, 27, sent the picture to his family with the message “look where I am” as he was climbing Marmolada – the highest mountain in the Dolomites mountain range – with his […]

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UK government on brink of collapse after Cabinet ministers Javid and Sunak quit

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The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was on the brink of collapse on Tuesday night after Chancellor of the Exchequer (finance minister) Rishi Sunak, who is Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy’s son-in-law, and Pakistani-origin health minister Sajid Javid resigned from the government within half an hour of each other in what appeared to be a coordinated attempt to demonstrate no confidence by the cabinet in his leadership.

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Seven members of the same family found dead in home after shocking murder of two priests and a tour guide in church

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SEVEN members of the same family were found shot dead in a home in Mexico, authorities revealed on Monday. It comes as Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces scrutiny over his security policies after the murders of two priests and a tour guide in a church late last month. In the latest incident, Mexico’s […]

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New Hurricane Bonnie path tracker and impact on US revealed after Category 3 storm kills at least two people

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AT least two people are dead after Tropical Storm Bonnie strengthened into a major hurricane on Tuesday off of Mexico’s Pacific coast. The now Category 3 storm is expected to pose no threat to land, according to forecasters as it headed farther into the Pacific. On Tuesday, Bonnie had winds up to 115 mph, said […]

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A billion people in China had personal data leaked. It’s been online more than a year

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A massive online database apparently containing the personal information of up to one billion Chinese citizens was left unsecured and publicly accessible for more than a year -- until an anonymous user in a hacker forum offered to sell the data and brought it to wider attention last week.

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Woman kidnapped and gang raped before being forced ‘to cook and eat human flesh’ by sick abductors

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A WOMAN was allegedly kidnapped and gang raped before being forced to cook and eat human flesh by her sick abductors. The Congolese woman was kidnapped twice by militants and repeatedly raped, the UN Security Council heard. The survivor told women’s rights group Female Solidarity for Integrated Peace and Development about the horrific ordeal. She […]

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