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    Walton honours doctors, nurses for their services amid pandemic

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:59pm on December 27, 2020

    Local electronics giant Walton has honoured the country’s frontline healthcare workers for their exceptional medical services amid COVID-19 to protect people while putting their own...

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    Biden warns of devastating consequences

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:02am on December 27, 2020

    US president-elect Joe Biden warned Saturday of devastating consequences if president Donald Trump continues to delay signing a COVID-19 economic relief bill passed by the...

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    World urged to move on ‘climate emergency’ after pandemic

    Agence France-Presse .London | Updated at 10:17am on December 13, 2020

    The United Nations on Saturday urged leaders to declare a global climate emergency and shape greener growth after the coronavirus pandemic, as nations took gloomy...

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    Indonesia holds nationwide poll despite virus warnings

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 10:48am on December 09, 2020

    Indonesia held nationwide regional elections on Wednesday with more than 100 million voters expected to cast a ballot, despite warnings the poll would worsen the...

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    Post-pandemic stimulus packages may bring threats to environment

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 01:39pm on December 08, 2020

    Enormous stimulus packages to boost post-pandemic growth could worsen global warming with huge investments in fossil fuel activities, an international group of researchers has warned...

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    Independent artists fill in the gap of pandemic-hit Bollywood

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai, India | Updated at 11:50am on December 08, 2020

    Bollywood movie songs normally dominate India’s music charts. But when the coronavirus pandemic put paid to new film releases, it created a huge opportunity for...

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    Indonesia arrests minister over pandemic aid corruption

    Agence France-Presse. Jakarta | Updated at 05:19pm on December 06, 2020

    Indonesia's social affairs minister was arrested Sunday for allegedly taking $1.2 million in bribes linked to food aid for those hit by the coronavirus pandemic....

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    Pandemics, climate change ‘intensify’ global health threats

    Agence France-Presse .Paris | Updated at 10:59am on December 03, 2020

    From small island states to urbanised powerhouses, every country on Earth faces ‘multiplying and intensifying’ threats to human health as climate change renders future pandemics...

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    Virtual child abuse increased worldwide during COVID-19 lockdowns

    Agence France-Presse . Brisbane | Updated at 11:56am on December 02, 2020

    Out-of-school kids and adult predators spending more time at home and on the internet during the coronavirus pandemic is the ‘perfect storm’ driving a spike...

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    Awami League govt has destroyed heath sector: BNP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:48pm on November 25, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Selima Rahman on Tuesday said that Awami League government had destroyed the health sector of the country. While speaking...

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