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TweetDeck : Armed men killed one sailor and abducted 15 from a Turkish cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria, Turkey's Anadolu news agency reported Sunday
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TweetDeck : Swiss racer Beat Feuz confirmed his impressive form by speeding to a back-to-back victory in the second World Cup downhill in Kitzbuehel on Sunday
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TweetDeck : Germany will become the first European Union country to start using the same experimental antibodies treatment credited with helping Donald Trump recover from Covid-19, health minister Jens Spahn said Sunday
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TweetDeck : Tesla has sued a former employee for allegedly stealing about 26,000 confidential files in his first week of working at the company, according to a court filing seen by AFP
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TweetDeck : The United States' commitment to Taiwan is "rock-solid", the State Department said late Saturday, as it warned that China's "attempts to intimidate" the island are a threat to regional peace
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TweetDeck : #China - Hong Kong orders thousands to stay home in two-day virus lockdown. #AFP
📸 Peter Parks
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TweetDeck : More than 3,300 protesters were arrested at demonstrations in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, a monitor reported Sunday, as prosecutors probed possible violence "on the part of law enforcement"
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TweetDeck : A man who went missing more than two weeks ago in Australian bushland has been found alive, apparently surviving his ordeal by "drinking dam water and eating mushrooms", authorities said Sunday
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TweetDeck : New Zealand health officials on Sunday confirmed the first case of Covid-19 in the community for more than two months, sparking urgent contract-tracing efforts north of Auckland
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TweetDeck : Brazil's newly launched vaccination campaign against Covid-19 has gotten off to a late and rocky start -- as the country is hammered by a second wave of the disease, it is already close to running out of vaccine, syringes and other vital equipment
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TweetDeck : Hammering at bamboo poles to erect a stilt house, minority Christians who have fled conflict in northern Myanmar are building a sanctuary on the outskirts of Yangon
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TweetDeck : Despite Austria's reputation as a 'ski nation', the fact that some Austrians are skiing at all has prompted the ire of others stuck indoors. Images of cramped queues for lifts at resorts and virus clusters at ski spots are troubling many
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TweetDeck : Stuck in lockdown doesnt mean you cant visit a tropical island, a space station or have games night with friends
Some video games have been filling the needs of the worlds confined and achieving unexpected success u.afp.com/UwRD

TweetDeck : Indias huge coronavirus vaccination drive is behind schedule, with a third of recipients not showing up for appointments because of safety fears, technical glitches and a belief that the pandemic is ending u.afp.com/UwRK

Twitter Web App : #UPDATES American underdog Dustin Poirier shakes up the world of mixed martial arts, beating up the legs of Irish superstar Conor McGregor then dropping him with a fierce combination before the referee steps in after 2min 32sec of the second round

TweetDeck : More than 3,300 protesters are arrested at demonstrations in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, a monitor reports, as prosecutors probe possible violence on the part of law enforcement u.afp.com/UwDS

TweetDeck : As much of the world tightens lockdowns to stem coronavirus, Dubai has flung its doors open, branding itself as a sunny, quarantine-free escape -- despite a sharp rise in cases u.afp.com/UUQx

TweetDeck : YouTube has become the primary source of news for many young Russians and authorities have ramped up efforts to contain and even replace sites that are seen as a threat u.afp.com/Uw6m