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    Three killed in Metairie gun store shooting

    United News of Bangladesh / Associated Press . Metairie | Updated at 12:04pm on February 21, 2021

    A person entered a gun store and shooting range in a New Orleans suburb and fatally shot two people Saturday, prompting customers and staff to...

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    Indian journo acquitted of defamation in #MeToo case

    United News of Bangladesh/ Associated Press | Updated at 05:17pm on February 17, 2021

    A New Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted a female journalist of criminal defamation after she accused a former editor-turned-politician and junior external affairs minister of...

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    EU calls on China to reverse BBC ban

    United News of Bangladesh / Associated Press | Updated at 07:34pm on February 13, 2021

    The European Union on Saturday called on China to reverse its ban on the BBC World News television channel imposed in an apparent retaliation for...

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    South Africa scraps AstraZeneca vaccine, chooses J&J jabs

    Associated Press/UNB. Johannesburg | Updated at 04:04pm on February 10, 2021

    South Africa will give the unapproved Johnson & Johnson vaccine to its front-line health workers beginning next week as a study to see what protection...

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    Dubai orders hospitals to cancel surgeries amid virus surge

    Associated Press/United News of Bangladesh. Dubai | Updated at 11:32am on January 21, 2021

    The government of Dubai on Wednesday ordered all hospitals to cancel nonessential surgeries for the next month as coronavirus infections surge to unprecedented heights in...

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    Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream

    United News of Bangladesh/ Associated Press . Beijing | Updated at 12:17am on January 18, 2021

    The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government. The...

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    India bars Serum from exporting COVID-19 vaccines

    United News of Bangladesh/Associated Press. New Delhi | Updated at 09:33am on January 04, 2021

    India will not allow the export of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for several months, the head of Serum Institute of India, which has been...

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    WHO clears Pfizer vaccine for emergency application

    Associated Press . Geneva | Updated at 10:06am on January 01, 2021

    The World Health Organisation says it has cleared the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, meaning poorer countries may soon get access to the shot...

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    Sudan in transition presents first-ever film for Oscars

    United News of Bangladesh/ Associated Press . Cairo | Updated at 10:54pm on December 28, 2020

    Nearly two years after the overthrow of autocrat Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is taking steps to rejoin the international community from which it was long shunned....

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    UK appoints vaccines minister to oversee COVID-19 inoculations

    Associated Press/UNB . London | Updated at 02:04pm on November 29, 2020

      The British government appointed a vaccines minister on Saturday as it prepared to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirus, potentially starting within days....