Bangladesh tears down brick kilns to fight toxic smog

Bangladesh tears down brick kilns to fight toxic smog

Bangladesh authorities bulldoze illegal soot-belching brick kilns after Dhaka's air quality soared to among the world's worst last week, with the kilns -- which use coal and wood to make bricks from clay -- identified by authorities as a key pollu...
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Monty Python star Terry Jones has died at the age of 77 after a long battle with a rare form of dementia, sparking an outpouring of tributes. "We have all lost a kind, funny, warm, creative and truly loving man whose uncompromising individuality, ...
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Call by Iraqi Parliament for withdrawal of US troops "not a sign of ingratitude" (Iraqi President)

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Iraqi President Barham Saleh says the Iraqi parliament's vote on January 5th to withdraw foreign forces from Iraq, including the 5,200 US troops deployed on Iraqi soil, is not a sign of "ingratitude or hostility".
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River levels being closely monitored in Argelès-sur-Mer after powerful storm

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A river at risk of bursting its banks in the south of France is being closely monitored by local authorities in Argelès-sur-Mer. Storm Gloria has lashed the coast during the past few days, bringing high seas, heavy rain and localised flooding. Tow...
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Bangladesh airport screens arrivals for signs of SARS-like virus

Bangladesh's international airport in Dhaka steps up checks of passengers at airports to detect the SARS-like coronavirus, which first emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
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Bangladesh tears down building seen as symbol of corruption

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Bangladesh authorities begin tearing down the headquarters of the powerful garment lobby long viewed as a symbol of corruption, in a move hailed as a "significant victory" for the environmental movement.
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French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday urged Israeli police to let him enter the church of Saint Anne in Jerusalem, in a scene reminiscent of an incident that involved Jacques Chirac in the 1990s. "I don't like what you did in front of me,"...
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Venezuela's opposition leader meets EU foreign policy chief

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The leader of Venezuela's opposition Juan Guaido, who has been recognized as president by the United States and more than 50 other countries, meets with the European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in Brussels.
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Hong Kong reports first 'perliminary positive' SARS-like virus case

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Hong Kong reports its fisrt "perliminary positive" case of the new SARS-like coronavirus in a 39-year-old man who arrived at the city from Wuhan via cross-border high speed railway.
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Thousands protest against migrant camps in Lesbos

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Thousands protest against migrant camps on the Greek island of Lesbos, demanding the immediate removal of asylum-seekers. The island's largest camp of Moria hosts more than 19,000 asylum seekers in a camp with a capacity for 2,840.
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Former conjoined twins return to Cameroon

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Twin girls Bissie and Eyenga Merveille who were born as conjoined twins attached at the abdomen and then separated in an operation in France, return home to Cameroon.
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Lebanon's new 'Technocratic' government poses for first group photo

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Ministers of Lebanon's newly-unveiled 'Technocratic' government pose for their first group photo with the President Michel Aoun in the Presidential Palace in Baabda.
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US threatens EU with auto tariff against any 'arbitrary' digital tax: Mnuchin

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Nilanshi Patel, a 17-year-old from India's Gujarat state, remains a cut above the rest according to the Guinness World Records, having bettered her record of 170.5 centimetres (5.59 feet) set in December 2018 with a new length of 190 centimetres.
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Malaysians craft giant incense sticks by hand for Lunar New Year

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Thousands of giant incense sticks, some mounted with dragon heads, line the walls of a Malaysian workshop where they are being made by hand before the Lunar New Year holidays. In the rural town of Kubang Semang, the workers spend months crafting ...
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A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and already reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warns, as authorities scramble to contain the disease during the Lunar New Year travel season.
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North Korea to ban all foreign tourists over SARS-like virus

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North Korea will ban all foreign tourists to protect itself against a new SARS-like virus that has claimed at least nine lives in China and sickened hundreds.
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