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Norway: 'No Longer Hope' of Finding Landslide Survivors

Norway: 'No Longer Hope' of Finding Landslide Survivors Experts said the nature of the clay, combined with excessive rainfall and the wet weather typical of Norway at this time of year, may have contributed to the landslide. At least 1000 people were evacuated. Photos and videos showed buildings hanging on the edge of the gorge, which grew up to 2,300 feet long and 1,000 feet wide. [Full Article...]

Palestinians excluded from Israeli anti-Covid vaccination programme

Palestinians excluded from Israeli anti-Covid vaccination programme Amnesty International on Wednesday called on Israel to provide coronavirus vaccine doses to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza , saying the Jewish state was obligated to do so under international law. Palestinians living in Area C must acquire Israeli permission to build, but such permits are near-impossible to get. Sheila Gewolb, the group's Senior Vice President, said in a stat... [Full Article...]

National Weather Service: Heavy Snow Possible in Natrona County on Tuesday

National Weather Service: Heavy Snow Possible in Natrona County on Tuesday Lows will be near 40 tonight , and highs Sunday will be in the middle 40s featuring mostly cloudy skies for the latter half of the day when dry conditions return. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Friday night also runs cloudy, with lows in the 20s to low 30s. Saturday night , mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. [Full Article...]

Threat To Crash Plane Into Capitol Building Heard By Air Traffic Controllers

Threat To Crash Plane Into Capitol Building Heard By Air Traffic Controllers The threat referred to Qassem Soleimani-the Iranian general killed in Iraq a year ago in a USA airstrike ordered by President Trump. US broadcaster CBS news reported this on Wednesday.Congress is due to convene for a meeting later in the day to certify Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election. [Full Article...]

England's lockdown could last into March says minister

Last month, the British government had announced Johnson's intention to visit India as part of efforts to speed up talks on trade, with Britain in search of new bilateral deals after leaving the European Union. Mr Johnson referred to this on Monday, saying "parents whose children were in school today may reasonably ask why we did not take this decision sooner", but said Government had been worki... [Full Article...]

High Court declares two-finger, hymen tests illegal

High Court declares two-finger, hymen tests illegal In the 30-page verdict, the judge observed that the test carried out for the purposes of ascertaining the virginity of a female victim of rape or sexual abuse is "unscientific having no medical basis". The two-finger test involves inserting two fingers into a vagina to determine the muscle's laxity and the condition of the hymen. The test was usually used in Pakistan despite calls for its revo... [Full Article...]

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Admits Mistakes As Party Opens Rare Congress

President-elect Joe Biden takes office. The Workers' Party congress, which was revived by Kim in 2016 after a 36-year hiatus, began on Tuesday as North Korea , one of the world's poorest countries, faces what Kim has called "huge challenges and difficulties" brought on by an economy hammered by pandemic-related border closings, a spate of natural disasters and harsh US -led sanctions meant to s... [Full Article...]

Germany extends lockdown until Jan 31 and toughens curbs

Germany extends lockdown until Jan 31 and toughens curbs Single-day fatalities hit a record 1,129 on December 30. Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel today announced that German nationwide COVID-19 lockdown is being extended at least until the end of this month. Merkel's meeting with the governors Tuesday will decide how long the lockdown should go on and to what extent schools will reopen. The chancellor said that given the expected approval of fu... [Full Article...]


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