The Pope Visits Iraq for First Time

The Pope Visits Iraq for First Time

Pope Francis plans to visit Iraq starting Friday, and will stay in the country for four days as he makes a tour of six cities. Crowds will not be permitted to gather to hear the pope speak, owing largely to the pandemic, so his meetings with others in the country …

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First-Ever Human Cases of H5N8 Bird Flu Detected in Russia

First-Ever Human Cases of H5N8 Bird Flu Detected in Russia

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been notified after scientists in Russia confirmed at least seven cases of H5N8 bird flu in humans, the first ever, following an outbreak at a poultry farm in the southern Russia. Avian bird flu H5N8 is a highly contagious strain which is lethal for …

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US Rejoins Paris Climate Agreement: Now the Hard Part Begins

US Rejoins Paris Climate Agreement: Now the Hard Part Begins

Four years after walking away from the Paris climate agreement, the US joined nations around the world by recommitting to the accord, but America has much catching up to do and then the daunting part begins. US rejoins Paris climate accord Four years ago, under the lead of the administration …

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Stripped of Honorary Royal Roles

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Stripped of Honorary Royal Roles

Minutes after the Queen stripped Prince Harry and Meghan Markle of all of their remaining honorary Royal roles, the couple announced they were permanently quitting the Firm and would not be returning as working Royals. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle lose royal patronages The Queen asserted her authority following a …

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