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Pirates attack Turkish ship; kill 1, kidnap 15

Ankara, Jan 24: Armed pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors and killing one of them, officials said Sunday as Turkey sought to recover the captured crew. The Liberian-flagged M/V Mozart was…

Pot Pourri

First confirmed case of Covid in pet reported in South Korea Seoul, Jan 24: In the first case involving a pet, a kitten has tested positive for the Covid-19 in South Korea. The infected kitten tested positive on Thursday and was found at…

Debate rages over 12-week gap between vaccine doses

London, Jan 23: Senior medics are at odds in the UK over the optimum gap between the two doses of vaccines being administered for protection against COVID-19. The two vaccines currently being injected among the country's priority groups,…

World Watch

Canada’s Guv General resigns Ottawa, Jan 22: Canada's Governor General Julie Payette has announced her resignation after the conclusion of a harassment investigation at the her office. "Everyone has a right to a healthy and safe work…