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Water
3.6 bn people face inadequate access to water: WMO

The figure is projected to increase to more than 5 billion by 2050.

Unrest In China
China’s Zero-Covid Policy Triggers Massive Outrage In Decades

Massive protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent, defying the government’s zero-Covid policy.

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  • Tuesday, 29 November 2022
  • China
WHO renames monkeypox as 'mpox' to avoid stigma
WHO renames monkeypox as 'mpox' to avoid stigma

It is the WHO's responsibility to assign names to new and existing diseases through a consultative process, which includes the WHO member states.

500 MN USER DATA LEAKED
500 Million WhatsApp User Data Leaked, Put Up For Sale

In one of biggest data breaches ever, nearly 500 million WhatsApp user data has been put up for sale online.

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Xi Jinping faces unprecedented dissent as protests grip China
Xi Jinping faces unprecedented dissent as protests grip China

From Shanghai to the capital Beijing, residents gathered to grieve the 10 people killed in the blaze in Xinjiang's capital Urumqi

'Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure amount to genocide'
'Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure amount to genocide'

Of the war crimes seen since Russia waged its war against Ukraine, Kostin said 260 people had been indicted and 13 verdicts were issued by Ukrainian courts.

Over 100 al-Shabab militants killed in Somalia
Over 100 al-Shabab militants killed in Somalia

Over 100 al-Shabab militants were killed during planned operations by Somali National Army and its international partners at the border of Middle Shabelle and Hiran regions of central Somalia

China
COVID cases continue to hit record high for 3rd consecutive day in China amid protests over lockdown

China on Saturday reported over 34,900 cases, mostly that of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, as officials went about imposing lockdowns, shutting people in their flats to cut the transmission chain.

China protects four key 26/11 perpetrators from UN sanctions
China protects four key 26/11 perpetrators from UN sanctions

China also put a hold on sanctions on the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group's deputy leader Abdul Rauf.

  • Saturday, 26 November 2022
  • China
$1.5m sculpture for PM Rishi Sunak's garden amid financial squeeze in UK
$1.5m sculpture for PM Rishi Sunak's garden amid financial squeeze in UK

The 1980 sculpture bought by the taxpayer-funded Government Art Collection is believed to have been sold at a Christie's auction last month for just over 1.3 million pounds.

  • Saturday, 26 November 2022
  • UK
Team Iran’s Show Of Solidarity
Iran Footballers Stand Silent During National Anthem In Apparent Protest Against Government

In what appeared to be a show of solidarity with protestors back home, not a single Iranian team player sang their country’s national anthem ahead of their World Cup match with England on Monday (21 Nov).

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Multiple deaths, injuries reported after shooting at US supermarket
Multiple deaths, injuries reported after shooting at US supermarket

The number of fatalities and injuries remains unclear, but the gunman is said to have died.

Water Killed Bruce Lee!
Bruce Lee might have died from excess water intake, says report

Water is giver of life, but do you know that consuming water can also kill you.Excessive water intake is now suspected to have killed martial arts legend Bruce Lee.

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bajwa
Pak Army chief's wife's wealth rose from zero in 2016 to Pak Rs 2.2bn in 6 yrs

However, after being appointed COAS he revised the wealth statement for this year three times -- on September 17, 2017; November 2, 2017; and November 8, 2017.

earthquake
162 killed as quake jolts Indonesia's Java

At least 162 people were killed and hundreds more injured as a 5.6 intensity earthquake shook Indonesia's main island of Java on Monday

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