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Jamaica To Start Historic Bobsled Run In China

History beckons on Saturday when Jamaica’s Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian competes in the first monobob event at the Olympic Winter Games.

The three-time Olympian will be the first Jamaican to participate at the Olympics with the two and four men bobsleigh teams and Alpine Skier Benjamin Alexander set to compete later.

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Madhya Pradesh: 5 rescued after under-construction tunnel caved in

A total of nine laborers were trapped after the under-construction tunnel of the Bargi underground canal caved in at Sleemanabad in Katni district.

Five laborers have so far been rescued from the collapsed under-construction tunnel in Katni district of Madhya Pradesh, the administration said on Sunday

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Syria: Sweida protesters decry corruption, poor living standards

Dozens of people take to the streets of the government-held city for the fifth straight day as anger grows over the lifting of subsidies.

Hundreds of people in Sweida, a Druze-majority city in southwestern Syria, have taken to the streets for a fifth day to decry corruption and worsening living standards, according to activists.

Protesters on Friday gathered in the government-held city’s main square, waving the multicoloured Druze community flag.

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China Grants Conditional Approval For Pfizer’s Oral COVID-19 Drug

China’s drug regulator on Friday granted conditional approval for the imports of Pfizer’s Paxlovid COVID-19 pill.

The pill is a small-molecule oral drug, a co-package of antiviral drugs nirmatrelvir tablets and ritonavir tablets, for adults who are experiencing mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms and who are at a higher risk of becoming more seriously ill, according to the National Medical Products Administration.

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Paris Police Fire Tear Gas At Protesters Emulating Canadian ‘Freedom Convoy’

Paris police fired tear gas Saturday against a handful of demonstrators on the Champs Elysees after they defied a police order and organized a vehicle protest against COVID-19 restrictions inspired by Canada’s horn-honking “Freedom Convoy”.

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Biden Warns Putin Again Of ‘Severe Costs’ As They Discuss Ukraine Crisis

U.S. President Joe Biden again warned Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone call Saturday of “swift and severe” consequences if Russia invades Ukraine, according to a statement from the White House.

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