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    • Last update: 11:15 GMT 27.02.2021
      11:15 GMT 27.02.2021

      Majestic Beasts of Arctic Wilderness: World Celebrates International Polar Bear Day

      The International Union for Conservation of Nature classifies polar bears as a vulnerable species due to the potential habitat loss that could result from climate change. Polar Bears International leads the efforts to conserve the species and are the masterminds of International Polar Bear Day to raise awareness about the magnificent mammals.

    • Women wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walk under red lanterns hanging along an alley near the Houhai Lake in celebration of the Lunar New Year in Beijing, Thursday, 11 February  2021. China appeared to be on pace for a slower than normal Lunar New Year travel rush this year after authorities discouraged people from traveling over the holiday to help maintain the nation's control over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
      Last update: 14:53 GMT 26.02.2021
      14:53 GMT 26.02.2021

      China Raises Red Lanterns to Celebrate First Full Moon of Lunar Year

      The Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the first month in the lunisolar calendar and traditionally marks the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations.

    • A pedestrian wearing a face covering walks past a flower bed full of daffodils in St James's Park, central London, 24 February 2021.
      Last update: 17:47 GMT 25.02.2021
      17:47 GMT 25.02.2021

      Spring, Here It Comes! Europe Embraces Unusually Warm Weather

      Although in some European countries coronavirus restrictions are getting even tougher amid a rising number of infections, others find themselves feeling fortunate as the weather smiles on them, meaning they can walk with their friends and enjoy the sunshine.

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    • Democratic and Republican Nominees in 2020 Election
      Last update: 12:10 GMT 24.09.2020
      12:10 GMT 24.09.2020

      US Election 2020: What You Need to Know About Democratic and Republican Nominees

      The 2020 November elections in the United States are just six weeks away - in fact, early voting has already begun. The vote will decide who will be at the helm of the US - incumbent President Donald Trump, who will try to retain the position, or his Democratic rival Joe Biden, who is vying for the presidency for the third time.

    • UAE, Bahrain and Israel: Peace or Discord?
      Last update: 12:49 GMT 15.09.2020
      12:49 GMT 15.09.2020

      UAE, Bahrain and Israel: Peace or Discord?

      Israel has increased the number of Arab states that have established diplomatic ties with the Jewish state. The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have become the third and the fourth Arab nations to normalise ties with Israel after Jordan in 1994 and Egypt in 1979.

    • Russian two-vector vaccine against coronavirus
      Last update: 16:58 GMT 11.08.2020
      16:58 GMT 11.08.2020

      Russia’s Vaccine Against COVID-19 in Facts and Details

      The Russian Health Ministry registered the first coronavirus vaccine in the world on 11 August. It was developed jointly by the Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry.

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    • The Taxman Cometh
      Last update: 01:36 GMT 26.02.2021
      01:36 GMT 26.02.2021

      The Taxman Cometh

      The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office initially began its criminal investigation into former US President Donald Trump in August 2019, when the office issued a subpoena to Trump’s accounting firm, Mazars USA, that sought eight years’ worth of tax returns and related documents. Since then, a nearly two-year court battle ensued.

    • Expanding Horizons
      Last update: 00:51 GMT 24.02.2021
      00:51 GMT 24.02.2021

      Expanding Horizons

      Although former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is no stranger to the writer's workshop, the two-time first lady is now dipping her toes into new, unchartered waters - those of the nonfiction variety.

    • Pot, Meet Kettle
      Last update: 03:08 GMT 19.02.2021
      03:08 GMT 19.02.2021

      Pot, Meet Kettle

      Although the Trump administration was no stranger to the bevy of criticism it received from the American public and abroad, disapproval seemed to reach a new level when former US President Donald Trump began to question whether bleach injections and sunshine were effective COVID-19 treatments during the height of the deadly pandemic.

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