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    Indian man wears gold mask to protect against COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Pune, India | Updated at 10:38am on July 05, 2020

    An Indian man said that he paid about $4,000 for a bespoke gold face mask to protect him from the coronavirus raging in the country....

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    With no flights, Argentine sails across Atlantic to see parents

    Agence France-Presse. Mar del Plata, Argentina | Updated at 10:29am on June 22, 2020

    ‘Mission accomplished!’ That joyful declaration came from Juan Manuel Ballestero, an Argentine sailor who, unable to fly home from Portugal due to the pandemic, crossed...

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    New Zealand online porn safety campaign goes viral

    Agence France-Presse. Wellington | Updated at 10:40am on June 21, 2020

    A New Zealand government advert showing two pornography actors turning up at a boy's home has helped the country's new online safety campaign go viral....

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    Swiss boy sparks police probe over toy banknote

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 11:32am on June 11, 2020

    Swiss police confirmed Wednesday they have investigated an eight-year-old boy after he allegedly asked whether he could use a toy banknote in a village shop....

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    Divorce rate goes up in Saudi Arabia amid pandemic lockdown

    New Age Online | Updated at 12:34pm on June 10, 2020

    Divorce rates in Saudi Arabia have increased by 30 per cent during the lockdown enforced by the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic, reports Gulf News.The the...

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    Australian surfer killed in shark attack in New South Wales

    United News of Bangladesh / Associated Press . Sydney | Updated at 12:18pm on June 07, 2020

    A 60-year-old surfer was attacked and killed by a 3-meter shark off the coast of northern New South Wales state on Sunday, Australian police said...

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    Pregnant elephant dies in Kerala eating explosive fruit trap

    New Age Desk | Updated at 06:23pm on June 03, 2020

    In a shocking incident of animal abuse in Kerala’s Malappuram district, a pregnant elephant recently died after eating a pineapple filled with firecrackers, offered to...

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    Indian monkeys snatch coronavirus samples

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 08:34pm on May 29, 2020

    Monkeys mobbed an Indian health worker and made off with coronavirus test blood samples, spreading fears that the stealing simians could spread the pandemic in...

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    UK pop star comes to the rescue in Singapore quiz row

    Agence France-Presse. Singapore | Updated at 11:26am on May 23, 2020

    A Singapore quiz contestant has been handed a cash prize following a row with a radio station over his pronunciation of Spandau Ballet star Tony...

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    Astronauts bake first cookies in space

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 07:31pm on January 24, 2020

    Astronauts on the International Space Station have baked the first cookies in space, but they took far longer than on Earth. The space station's Italian...