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Pope denounces attempts to appropriate anti-Covid vaccine

Pope Francis denounced on Wednesday (9), in his weekly general audience at the Vatican, the existence of “interests” that could jeopardize a future vaccine against the new coronavirus. According to the Catholic leader, the Sars-CoV-2 pandemic “affects…
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Oscars will impose diversity rule for award for best film

The Hollywood Film Academy revealed on Tuesday (8), in a historic announcement, new and strict rules of eligibility to foster diversity among those nominated for the Oscar for best film. From 2024 onwards, all films that intend to win the most coveted prize in the film…
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Oxford vaccine study suspended due to possible adverse reaction

The study of the vaccine at Oxford University, in which Brazil participates through a partnership with Fiocruz, was suspended, according to information that Stat, a specialized vehicle in health and technology, appropriated by AstraZeneca itself. According to the…
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Australian journalists flee China under police threat

Two high-profile Australian journalists fled China overnight fearing arrest on national security charges, as Beijing pursues a targeted crackdown on foreign media. Their dramatic escape came with relations between Beijing and Canberra at their lowest point in decades…
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Oil tanker fire off Sri Lanka reignites after declared extinct

A fire reignited today in the New Diamond oil tanker off Sri Lanka, after it was declared extinct the day before, announced the country’s navy. The oil tanker, with a Panamanian flag and carrying 270,000 tons of crude oil, in addition to 1,700 tons of diesel, was…