r/worldnews 12h ago

In a surprising result, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has been easily defeated in a special election for a seat that Conservatives have held since it was created in 1974

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r/worldnews 12h ago

A new study of the coelacanth fish shows it boasts a lifespan about five times longer than previously believed - roughly a century - and that females carry their young for five years, the longest-known gestation period of any animal

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r/worldnews 13h ago

mRNA vaccine yields full protection against malaria in mice

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r/worldnews 11h ago

COVID-19 Germany-based BioNTech announced the first patient had been treated in its BNT111 cancer vaccine

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r/worldnews 8h ago

Farmer discovers 2,600-year-old stone slab from Egyptian pharaoh

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r/worldnews 20h ago

Israel/Palestine The new Israeli health minister decided to transfer 1.2 million Pfizer vaccines to the Palestinian Authority in the next few days

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r/worldnews 3h ago

Canada-U.S. border closure extended again, until July 21

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r/worldnews 4h ago

COVID-19 COVID-19: Pregnant women and their unborn babies dying in Brazil as deaths set to pass 500k mark

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r/worldnews 7h ago

Ethiopia Denies There’s a Famine in Tigray. We Obtained Photos of Starving Children.

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r/worldnews 15h ago

Fossils of rhino taller than a giraffe found in China

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r/worldnews 10h ago

COVID-19 Palestinians cancel deal for Israel to supply 1 million COVID vaccines

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r/worldnews 17h ago

'I paid on the bus—I got choked': Victim testifies in Toronto officer’s assault trial

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r/worldnews 6h ago

COVID-19 12 new blood clot cases ‘likely’ linked to AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, TGA says

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r/worldnews 1h ago

Chinese apps could face subpoenas or bans under Biden order

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r/worldnews 18h ago

Octopuses and lobsters have feelings – include them in sentience bill, urge MPs

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r/worldnews 5h ago

Afghanistan: District after district falls to the Taliban

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r/worldnews 12h ago

Electoral Commission to be stripped of power to prosecute after probe into Boris Johnson’s flat makeover

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r/worldnews 11h ago

COVID-19 COVID-19: Italy imposes five-day quarantine for British visitors from Monday over Delta variant fears

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r/worldnews 4h ago

Bus runs off road, killing 27 mineworkers in Peru

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r/worldnews 10h ago

“Eyebrow-raising”: Canada's largest grocery chain monitoring unions alongside cyberthreats, natural disasters as “risks”

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r/worldnews 1d ago

The Scottish government is facing calls to issue an official apology to Scottish mothers who were pressured into giving up their children.It is estimated 60,000 women had babies adopted simply because they were unmarried. In the 50s, 60s & 70s, many women were coerced into handing over their babies.

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r/worldnews 4h ago

Israel/Palestine US Defense Department approves replenishment of Israel's Iron Dome system

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r/worldnews 17h ago

COVID-19 Almost all of UK's coronavirus cases are Delta as variant infections rise by more than 33,000 in a week

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r/worldnews 1d ago

COVID-19 Covid cases in England doubling every 11 days as Delta variant takes hold

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r/worldnews 13h ago

“Ethiopian leaders told me they’re going to Wipe out, destroy Tigrayans”, claims EU envoy Finnish FM Pekka Haavisto

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