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    Australia named Travel + Leisure’s destination of the year 2020

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    New York exhibition details 10-year hunt for Bin Laden

  • Ghostly Nazi-era motorway resurfaces in German forest

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  • The rediscovered memories of a Viennese Jewish family

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  • Hearts of gold: Motorcycle gang donates RM25k to Kelantanese dad with special needs kids

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    Hearts of gold: Motorcycle gang donates RM25k to Kelantanese dad with special needs kids

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    Disputed Western Sahara becomes kitesurfing hotspot

  • Chinese tourists say ‘I do’ to Serbia

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  • Top cosmologist’s lonely battle against ‘Big Bang’ theory

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    Flooding drowns St Mark’s priceless mosaics in sewage

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    New York City is world’s most innovative city

  • Malawi receives 17 black rhinos from South Africa

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    Malawi receives 17 black rhinos from South Africa

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    Extinct creature 'Giganto' an oversized cousin of orangutans

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    Climate change poses ‘lifelong’ child health risk

    PARIS, Nov 14 — Climate change will damage the health of an entire generation unless there are immediate cuts to fossil fuel emissions, from a rise in deadly infectious diseases...

  • Whodunnit? US library baffled by mystery of vanishing ‘liberal’ books

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    Whodunnit? US library baffled by mystery of vanishing ‘liberal’ books

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 14 — For more than a year, books critiquing Donald Trump, advocating gun control or supporting gay rights have been vanishing from a US library — only to be...

  • Philippine beauty Cyrille Payumo wins Miss Tourism International pageant

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    Philippine beauty Cyrille Payumo wins Miss Tourism International pageant

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 — Philippine beauty queen Cyrille Payumo was crowned Miss Tourism International 2019/2020, beating 38 other contestants at the pageant finals held at Sunway...

  • From sci-fi to science lab: Holograms you can ‘feel’

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    From sci-fi to science lab: Holograms you can ‘feel’

    PARIS, Nov 14 — Walking, talking holograms have been a staple of sci-fi films since Princess Leia was magically brought to life in Star Wars. Now scientists in Britain say they...

  • Hair-raising truth behind pigeons’ lost toes

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    Hair-raising truth behind pigeons’ lost toes

    PARIS, Nov 14 — Next time you visit your hairdresser spare a thought for the pigeons. For a long time scientists thought the fact that pigeons in urban environments often lost...

  • China's huge mysterious extinct ape 'Giganto' was an orangutan cousin

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    China's huge mysterious extinct ape 'Giganto' was an orangutan cousin

    WASHINGTON, Nov 14 — Genetic material extracted from a 1.9 million-year-old fossil tooth from southern China shows that the world's largest-known ape — an extinct creature...

  • 17 South African black rhino relocated to Malawi

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    17 South African black rhino relocated to Malawi

    LIONGWE, Nov 14 — Malawi has received 17 black rhinos from South Africa under a programme to replenish the endangered species which has been extinct in the country since the...

  • WHO launches initiative to boost insulin access for diabetics

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    WHO launches initiative to boost insulin access for diabetics

    GENEVA, Nov 14 — The World Health Organisation yesterday said it had begun an initiative that would cut prices and dramatically increase insulin access for diabetics. The UN...

  • Faroe Islands 'closed for maintenance' in April 2020

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    Faroe Islands 'closed for maintenance' in April 2020

    PARIS, Nov 14 — The Danish archipelago has come up with a solution to the problem of mass tourism: closing access to visitors and only welcoming volunteers who take part in...

  • Venetian anger after historic flood devastates city

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    Venetian anger after historic flood devastates city

    VENICE, Nov 14 — Venetians woke yesterday to devastating scenes after the highest tide in 50 years washed through the historic Italian city, beaching gondolas, trashing hotels...

  • Singaporean dad defeats life-threatening stroke to become bodybuilding champ

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    Singaporean dad defeats life-threatening stroke to become bodybuilding champ

    PETALING JAYA, Nov 13 — Life was never the same after Singaporean bodybuilder Kellvin Lim suffered a life-threatening stroke in 2014. His appearance back then was that of a...

  • Malaysian social media influencer Harvinth Skin tweets about Singapore Grab driver with five screens while driving (VIDEO)

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    Malaysian social media influencer Harvinth Skin tweets about Singapore Grab driver with five screens while driving (VIDEO)

    PETALING JAYA, Nov 13 — For most of us, a single screen on the dashboard would suffice to help navigate the roads. But for a Grab driver in Singapore, the more the merrier is...

  • Swimming champ: Malaysian mother of three Cindy Ong can’t stop winning despite permanent shoulder damage

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    Swimming champ: Malaysian mother of three Cindy Ong can’t stop winning despite permanent shoulder damage

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 — Whether it’s rain or shine, you will find former national swimmer Cindy Ong training hard early in the morning at her condominium’s swimming pool five...

  • Helpful Malaysians come to the rescue of a victim of a double parked car

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    Helpful Malaysians come to the rescue of a victim of a double parked car

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 — The next time you find your car being blocked by an inconsiderate motorist, fret not.  Everything can be solved with the help of your fellow...

  • Greta Thunberg bound for Europe as new adventures await

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    Greta Thunberg bound for Europe as new adventures await

    HAMPTON, Nov 13 — “Extremely educational” is how Greta Thunberg sums up her North American sojourn as she prepares to cross the Atlantic once more, this time bound back for...

  • Bats and broccoli: Exploring London’s ‘ghost stations’

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    Bats and broccoli: Exploring London’s ‘ghost stations’

    LONDON, Nov 13 — From film sets to bat sanctuaries and vegetable gardens, London’s disused Underground stations host a subterranean world of surprises. Now a new exhibition at...

  • Massive mural of Greta Thunberg to stare down at San Francisco

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    Massive mural of Greta Thunberg to stare down at San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13 — Greta Thunberg will gaze down at people from a building in downtown San Francisco from Tuesday night when an artist formally unveils a giant mural of the...

  • Rare portrait of teenage Mozart to be auctioned in Paris

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    Rare portrait of teenage Mozart to be auctioned in Paris

    PARIS, Nov 13 — A rare portrait of Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be sold by British auction house Christie’s on Nov. 27 in Paris at an estimated price of...

  • Nasa renames faraway ice world after Nazi-link backlash

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    Nasa renames faraway ice world after Nazi-link backlash

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 — Ultima Thule, the farthest cosmic body ever visited by a spacecraft, has been renamed Arrokoth, or “sky” in the Native American Powhatan language,...