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Hundreds injured, 2 dead, as earthquake hits Iran

CNN  —  At least three people were killed and more than 800 injured when a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Iran on Saturday night local time, according to Iranian news agencies. Iran’s state news agency IRNA said the earthquake hit the city of Khoy, West Azerbaijan province, in northwest Iran, around 9:44 p.m. local time, citing the Iranian Seismological Center in Tehran. The semi-official Tasmin news agency put the toll at […]

todayJanuary 29, 2023

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Government to publish fresh plan to tackle pressures on NHS

The Government is set to publish an urgent and emergency care plan on Monday, as the Health Secretary admitted that there was “no quick fix” to the serious pressures facing the NHS. It comes as the Department of Health announced plans for tens of thousands of elderly and vulnerable people to receive tailored support at home each month, as part of a strategy to shift some NHS care out of […]

todayJanuary 29, 2023 2

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Mick Lynch RMT members will decide whether to accept offer to end deadlock

Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union leader Mick Lynch has said its members will decide whether to accept an offer to end the long-running dispute over pay, jobs and conditions. The RMT general secretary claimed the Rail Delivery Group’s (RDG) offer is “very challenging”, adding: “I don’t know if our members would be prepared to accept it.” But he stressed that members would be consulted over the coming days before […]

todayJanuary 29, 2023

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Lunar New Year holiday trips surge in China after lifting of Covid restrictions

CNN  —  China saw 226 million domestic trips during the Lunar New Year holiday, state media reported, a 74% surge from last year after the government lifted all travel curbs under its now-abandoned zero-Covid policy. For the first time in three years, Chinese people were free to travel without the hassle of quarantine or fear of lockdown for the most important holiday of the year, when families reunite in their […]

todayJanuary 29, 2023

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Settlements to be ‘strengthened’ in wake of Jerusalem attacks, Israeli PM says

CNN  —  Israel will “take steps to strengthen settlement” in response to shooting attacks in Jerusalem Friday and Saturday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said. A six-point list to “fight terrorism and exact a price from terrorists and those who support them” was posted to Netanyahu’s Facebook page overnight Saturday after a meeting of Israel’s Security Cabinet. “In response to the abhorrent attacks and the celebrations in their wake, Prime […]

todayJanuary 29, 2023

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Iran Says It Thwarted a Drone Attack on a Munitions Facility

Iran’s defense ministry said that it had thwarted an attack Saturday on one of its munition centers in the central city of Isfahan by shooting down three drones.In a statement, the ministry said the attempted attack occurred around 11:30 p.m local time with quadcopter drones and it reported no casualties. It said the facility’s roof had sustained minor damage.Video footage posted on social media by witnesses showed a large explosion […]

todayJanuary 29, 2023

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Welsh Government announces sudden death of First Ministers wife

The wife of Wales’s First Minister Mark Drakeford has died suddenly, the Welsh Government said. A spokesman said: “It is with deep sadness that we confirm the sudden passing of Clare Drakeford, wife of the First Minister. “The thoughts of everyone in the Welsh Government are with the family at this time and we ask that their privacy is respected.” Mr Drakeford became First Minister of Wales in 2018 and […]

todayJanuary 28, 2023 3

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British Airline, Flybe, Collapses a Second Time

The British carrier Flybe, once the largest independent regional airline in Europe, canceled all flights on Saturday after falling into administration for a second time, marking what may be the final chapter for the chronically troubled company.“We are sad to announce that Flybe has been placed into administration,” the company said in a statement on it’s website in the early hours of Saturday morning. “Flybe has now ceased trading. All […]

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Aryna Sabalenka makes history as the first player competing under a neutral flag to win a grand slam

CNN  —  Belarusian-born Aryna Sabalenka defeated Elena Rybakina in three sets to win a thrilling women’s Australian Open final Saturday, becoming the first player competing under a neutral flag to secure a grand slam. Amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, tournament organizer Tennis Australia required Russian and Belarusian players to compete as neutrals. Outplayed in the opening set, Sabalenka came from behind to overpower the reigning Wimbledon champion 4-6 6-3 […]

todayJanuary 28, 2023

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