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    Lebanon MPs skip vaccine queue putting funding at risk

    Agence France-Presse. Beirut | Updated at 09:46pm on February 23, 2021

    Lebanon was criticised on Tuesday after 16 members of parliament jumped the queue for COVID-19 vaccine jabs, putting World Bank vaccination funding in jeopardy by...

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    China arrests leader of fake vaccine scam

    New Age Desk | Updated at 04:40pm on February 16, 2021

    China has arrested the leader of a multi-million dollar scam that passed off saline solution and mineral water as COVID-19 vaccines, reports BBConline. The man,...

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    ‘Singles’ shopping baskets a Valentine’s Day hit in Hungary

    Agence France-Presse . Budapest | Updated at 04:17pm on February 13, 2021

    A supermarket in Hungary has brought smiles to faces and romantic opportunities to shoppers by providing shopping baskets for ‘Singles’ in the time for Valentine’s...

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    Harvard astronomer claims alien rocket has paid visit to earth

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:04am on February 06, 2021

    Discovering there’s intelligent life beyond our planet could be the most transformative event in human history – but what if scientists decided to collectively ignore...

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    People using sex toys to spice up COVID-19 lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:54am on February 04, 2021

    Sex toy sales have exploded as millions around the world seek to spice up lockdown with new bedroom accessories and Western societies shake off the...

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    Japan woman hides mother’s frozen corpse for 10 years

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:27am on January 30, 2021

    A Japanese woman who said she hid her mother’s corpse in a freezer in her apartment for a decade told police she feared eviction if...

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    US to punish bad behaviour on flights

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:16pm on January 15, 2021

    Facing an increase in unruly passengers over mask requirements and violence in Washington, US air safety authorities have announced tougher penalties for bad behaviour on...

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    English woman gives birth 10 days after finding her pregnancy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:11pm on January 15, 2021

    A mother from England’s North Somerset, gave birth just 10 days after discovering she was pregnant, reports BBC News. Samantha Hicks thought that she had...

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    US pigeon becomes feathered fugitive after straying 9,000 miles

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 07:37pm on January 14, 2021

    An American pigeon believed to have strayed 9,000 miles, 14,480 kilometres, from home had Australian authorities in a flap Thursday after it turned up in...

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    Afghanistan traffic authorities retire licence plates with ‘39’

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul, Afghanistan | Updated at 04:32pm on January 14, 2021

    Afghan traffic authorities are retiring licence plates containing the number "39" because the figure has long been associated with pimping and prostitution...