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Belgian unions protest for wage increases in Brussels
Belgian unions protest for wage increases in Brussels Belgian police said 3,200 union representatives took part in a protest in Brussels on Monday to call for wage increases and better protection of unions' right to protest.
Belgian unions CSC and FGTB, which organized the...
COVID-19: Omicron 'causing 1,000 infections a day'
COVID-19: Omicron 'causing 1,000 infections a day' Professor Francois Balloux, director of UCL Genetics Institute, says that the #omicron outbreak is now well under way, and doubling every three to four days and will quickly put NHS under pressure despite recently introduced restrictions...
Language used by Biden administration is 'quite significant' amid Beijing boycott
Language used by Biden administration is 'quite significant' amid Beijing boycott Sky News Washington Correspondent Annelise Nielsen says the language used by the Biden administration in announcing the diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games is "quite significant".
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Blind, visually impaired players take part in soccer tourney
Blind, visually impaired players take part in soccer tourney A soccer tournament with teams made up of blind and visually impaired players kicked off in Mexico City on Dec. 5.
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Protest and SCUFFLES after new federal chancellor inauguration in Vienna
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Protest and SCUFFLES after new federal chancellor inauguration in Vienna After Karl Nehammer was sworn in as the new federal chancellor, clashes broke out between police and protesters at a rally in front of the Federal Chancellery in Vienna.
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Thousands expected to enter Queensland after months of hard border closures
Thousands expected to enter Queensland after months of hard border closures Thousands of people are expected to enter Queensland next week after months of hard border closures.
Queensland Police has warned of extensive delays and chaotic traffic.
It comes as Queensland's border restrictions are set to ease...
Aung San Suu Kyi has jail sentence halved
Aung San Suu Kyi has jail sentence halved Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi has had her jail sentence halved after a partial pardon from the country's military chief.
The democratically elected leader was ousted in a military coup in February.
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Japan conducts MILITARY DRILLS
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Japan conducts MILITARY DRILLS Japan held drills involving hundreds of soldiers, as well as dozens of tanks, machine guns and other equipment on Hokkaido island. Tokyo has avoided using the term ‘military’ for its troops, focusing more on the defensive...
Labor rules out Greens climate deal
Labor rules out Greens climate deal Labor has vowed it will not make climate change deals with the Greens should it win government at the next election.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison raised concerns over a Labor-Greens government yesterday - as both parties...
Ukraine president visits troops at border amid fears of Russian invasion
Ukraine president visits troops at border amid fears of Russian invasion Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky met with troops staged at the border with Russia.
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Invasion prepared? Putin, Biden to meet as tensions over Ukraine escalate
Invasion prepared? Putin, Biden to meet as tensions over Ukraine escalate Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will hold a conference after Russia amassed an invasion force on Ukraine’s border. CTV’s Paul Workman reports.
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Merck's new COVID-19 antiviral pill that will be manufactured in Whitby, Ont.
Merck's new COVID-19 antiviral pill that will be manufactured in Whitby, Ont. Innovation Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne speaks about Merck's COVID-19 antiviral drug that will be manufactured in Canada.
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NSW teachers striking for better pay
NSW teachers striking for better pay Teachers in New South Wales will walk off the job today - striking over staff shortages and better pay.
Public school principals and teachers say they are frustrated over unsustainable workloads and non-competitive salaries.
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Sydney commuters warned to expect major transport disruptions amid strikes
Sydney commuters warned to expect major transport disruptions amid strikes Sydney commuters have been warned to expect major disruptions to bus and train services as drivers walk off the job.
Bus drivers in the inner west are set to continue with industrial action over pay equality.
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Can air travel ever be sustainable?
Can air travel ever be sustainable? Could hydrogen-powered planes be the start of guilt-free flying?
Economist Vicky Pryce says it would make a "huge difference" to achieving clean air travel, however environmentalist Donnachadh McCarthy believes it is "nonsense" and won't tackle global warming.
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Can natural gas be a transitional fuel?
Can natural gas be a transitional fuel? The government has come under fire for promising to provide more than $1bn funding to a liquified natural gas project in Mozambique.
@realVickyPryce and @DonnachadhMc discuss whether natural gas be a transitional fuel.
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US announces Beijing Winter Olympic diplomatic boycott, China balks at move
US announces Beijing Winter Olympic diplomatic boycott, China balks at move White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed Monday that the U.S. would not send any diplomats or other officials to the upcoming 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics due to China's ongoing human rights abuses, saying it sends...
"The scale of the flood damage is extraordinary": BC crews continue clean up | FULL B.C.’s Public Safety Minister, Mike Farnworth, said Monday crews in flood-ravaged communities continue to remove debris and damaged material so rebuilding can begin.
He visited the hard-hit community of Princeton on Friday and walked through the...
Arthur Labinjo-Hughes' death: Were lockdown and cuts to blame?
Arthur Labinjo-Hughes' death: Were lockdown and cuts to blame? A former police boss has said cuts to the service is hampering attempts to protect children from abusive parents.
David Jamieson, who was the West Midlands police and crime commissioner at the time of Arthur's death...
Expectations of a surge in returning residents and visitors to Queensland
Expectations of a surge in returning residents and visitors to Queensland Families and loved ones will finally be able to reunite in Queensland after Premier Palaszczuk announced the state will reopen its border early.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to travel to Queensland - following...
Putin meets Modi, discusses major MISSILE deal
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Putin meets Modi, discusses major MISSILE deal During Putin’s meeting with Indian PM Modi in New Delhi, the leaders discussed the major S-400 deal, as well as vaccines and energy questions.
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Drug crackdown: The impact of 'county lines' on communities
Drug crackdown: The impact of 'county lines' on communities As the Government announces a crackdown on drug use, Jason Farrell looks at how 'county lines' is affecting communities across the UK.
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Uproar Over Civilian Killings In Nagaland, SIT Formed To Probe Case | The Debate With Arnab Goswami
Uproar Over Civilian Killings In Nagaland, SIT Formed To Probe Case | The Debate With Arnab Goswami #NagalandKillings #TheDebate #ArnabGoswami #RepublicTV
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Mozambique gas project under pressure
Mozambique gas project under pressure On today's #DailyClimateShow: Climate scientists write to the PM to withdraw funding for a gas project, and all of the West Indian Ocean's coral reefs are deemed vulnerable to collapse.
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Will Christmas be cancelled? | Julia Hartley-Brewer
Will Christmas be cancelled? | Julia Hartley-Brewer The Government will review Covid restrictions on 18 December, but communications consultant James Melville warns: "We will be stuck in a Mobius loop. The only way we can get out of this is by taking control...
Indonesia volcano: Drone video shows damaged, deserted villages under volcanic ash
Indonesia volcano: Drone video shows damaged, deserted villages under volcanic ash Drone footage showed on Monday the extent of damage in villages near Indonesia's Semeru volcano after a powerful eruption on Saturday killed at least 22, injured over 50 and left dozens missing.
In the Sumberwuluh area,...
US attempts to undermine S-400 deal to make India obey the Americans - Lavrov
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US attempts to undermine S-400 deal to make India obey the Americans - Lavrov Russian FM Lavrov commented on the S-400 deal during his visit to New Delhi. He noted that this cooperation is both symbolic and practical for India’s defence capability. He continued saying that US attempts to undermine...
The Palestinian jailbreak that rocked Israel and Palestine - BBC News
The Palestinian jailbreak that rocked Israel and Palestine - BBC News Six Palestinian men went on the run after tunnelling out of one of Israel’s maximum security prisons in September.
It led to renewed fears of a flare-up in the region and saw Israel scramble a massive search, while many...
Javid confirms Omicron community transmission within the UK
Javid confirms Omicron community transmission within the UK Cases of the Omicron variant in people without any travel history have been confirmed in the UK, meaning that it is now being transmitted within the community, Health Secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed.
Transmission has been...
Canada's busiest airport isn't testing all travellers, waiting on guidance from Ottawa | COVID-19
Canada's busiest airport isn't testing all travellers, waiting on guidance from Ottawa | COVID-19 Canada's busiest airport is still not testing all travellers arriving from outside the country. CP24's Jee-Yun Lee explains.
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Ex-helicopter test pilot for the CAF explains how they found tail issues with CH-148 Cyclone
Ex-helicopter test pilot for the CAF explains how they found tail issues with CH-148 Cyclone Retired Colonel Wally Istchenko, a helicopter test pilot, explains how regular maintenance is able to find larger issues with aircraft.
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Watch live: Nadhim Zahawi delivers statement following Arthur Labinjo-Hughes' murder
Watch live: Nadhim Zahawi delivers statement following Arthur Labinjo-Hughes' murder Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi will make a statement in the House of Commons following the death of six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes' murder.
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Germany's political parties are ready to form a new government | DW News
Germany's political parties are ready to form a new government | DW News The approval of Green Party members was the last hurdle for a new three-way coalition government in Germany. The two other parties, the Free Democrats and the Social Democrats have already voted in favour.
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‘The rhetoric coming from US and EU leaders sounds pretty aggressive’ - Peskov
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‘The rhetoric coming from US and EU leaders sounds pretty aggressive’ - Peskov Ahead of Putin-Biden video conference, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov exclusively talked to RT about the upcoming one-on-one ‘summit’ of the leaders. Peskov noted that the talks would be somewhat complicated in some moments, including with ‘plenty...
Ann Widdecombe: 'I want a serious debate about the efficacy of masks'
Ann Widdecombe: 'I want a serious debate about the efficacy of masks' The rules on face masks are set to stay in place until the new year as the government tries to fend off tougher restrictions in the lead up to Christmas, it has been reported.
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Reject Christmas, embrace holidays: EU push for inclusivity goes wild
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Reject Christmas, embrace holidays: EU push for inclusivity goes wild Do you have your Holiday tree prepared for the Holiday eve? Confused about what those things are? Here’s the new explanation from a woke vocabulary.
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The Tragically Hip mark anniversary of Polytechnique tragedy with video honouring victims
The Tragically Hip mark anniversary of Polytechnique tragedy with video honouring victims Mike Downie — brother of Gord Downie, the late frontman of The Tragically Hip — co-directed a new video for the group's song Montreal, written shortly after the 1989 massacre at École Polytechnique.
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Merritt, B.C., woman returns home to find everything covered in mud
Merritt, B.C., woman returns home to find everything covered in mud Donna Rae returned to her property in Merritt, B.C., for the first time on Friday since she was forced to leave in the middle of the night by rising floodwaters. She had to use a shovel...
Aung San Suu Kyi jail sentencing sparks protests, condemnation from human rights advocates
Aung San Suu Kyi jail sentencing sparks protests, condemnation from human rights advocates People took to the streets of Myanmar on Monday following Myanmar's court sentencing of former leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison after finding her guilty of inciting and violating COVID-19 restrictions.
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Nigeria criticises UK Covid red list as 'travel apartheid' - BBC News
Nigeria criticises UK Covid red list as 'travel apartheid' - BBC News Nigeria has criticised Britain's travel restrictions after it was placed on the red list amid fears over the Omicron variant.
"What is expected is a global approach, not selective," Sarafa Tunji Isola, Nigeria's high commissioner to...
Schools, industry players ramping up training on handling, repairing electric vehicles
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Schools, industry players ramping up training on handling, repairing electric vehicles Schools and industry players are ramping up training on handling and repairing electric vehicles in Singapore. The country expects to convert all vehicles to cleaner forms of energy by 2040.
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COVID-19: Merck to begin manufacturing antiviral pills in Whitby, Ont. | FULL
COVID-19: Merck to begin manufacturing antiviral pills in Whitby, Ont. | FULL Merck announced on Monday that it would begin manufacturing its antiviral pill molnupiravir to fight COVID-19, at the Thermo Fisher Scientific plant in Whitby, Ont.
Merck Canada president and managing director Marwan Akar says the Whitby,...
Energy crisis: Will a green transition throw the global economy into recession? | Business Beyond
Energy crisis: Will a green transition throw the global economy into recession? | Business Beyond Energy prices have surged this year as countries and households confront shortages of oil, gas and coal. In this episode of Business Beyond we look at some of the major factors behind the energy crunch, from...
Pandemic dynamics: How to prevent the next lockdown | COVID-19 Special
Pandemic dynamics: How to prevent the next lockdown | COVID-19 Special Omicron suddenly changed everything. The coronavirus variant shifted the focus to boosters, restricted travel and more home testing. Few governments are eager to return to the blanket lockdowns that robbed so many people of their livelihoods....
Next pandemic could be more lethal than Covid, says vaccine creator - BBC News
Next pandemic could be more lethal than Covid, says vaccine creator - BBC News Future pandemics could be more lethal than the current coronavirus crisis, one of the creators of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has warned.
Prof Dame Sarah Gilbert said there needed to be more funding to prepare for future...
Biden to address Russia-Ukraine tensions in talk with Putin
Biden to address Russia-Ukraine tensions in talk with Putin U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak in a video call Tuesday, the Kremlin says, as tensions between the United States and Russia escalate over a Russian troop buildup on the Ukrainian...
Better support needed to address pandemic's toll on mental health, advocates say
Better support needed to address pandemic's toll on mental health, advocates say Advocates are calling for better support to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic's impacts on mental health.
A new study has found that older Canadians in particular are more likely to experience symptoms of depression.
As Ross...
BC floods: Abbotsford evacuees return to major damage, face long road to recovery
BC floods: Abbotsford evacuees return to major damage, face long road to recovery The rain has subsided and floodwaters are finally receding in Abbotsford, B.C., but the true extent of the damage is becoming clear in the aftermath of three atmospheric rivers.
In most cases, it's much worse than...

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