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Italian piano maker sees craft threatened with extinction

Italian piano maker sees craft threatened with extinction

Sectionsnewsinfo // 07:00 PM April 14, 2021Italian piano craftsman Luigi Borgato poses in his workshop with the Doppio Borgato (Rear), an imposing assembly of two grand pianos on top of each other, with 37 pedals, in Borgo Veneto, near Padua on April 8, 2021. – Italian craftsman Luigi Borgato grew his business into a prestigious brand capable of attracting buyers from all over the world, until the coronavirus pandemic abruptly put a halt to it all. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP)BORGO VENETO, Italy — At the age of 23, Luigi Borgato decided to build his first piano, for himself.In the...

Apr 15
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Growing Russia-Ukraine tensions: a timeline

Growing Russia-Ukraine tensions: a timeline

Sectionsnewsinfo // 06:24 PM April 14, 2021A Ukrainian serviceman stands guard at a position on the frontline with Russia backed separatists near small city of Marinka, Donetsk region on April 12, 2021. – Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in clashes with pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine’s war-torn east, its military said on April 12, 2021, as Kiev again accused Moscow of massing tens of thousands of soldiers on its border. (Photo by STR / AFP)MOSCOW — Tensions between Ukraine and Russia, accused of massing troops near their border and on the Crimean peninsula it annexed in 2014, have...

Apr 15
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French under-55s given AstraZeneca jab to get different second vaccine

French under-55s given AstraZeneca jab to get different second vaccine

Sectionsnewsinfo // 05:23 PM April 09, 2021(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 11, 2021 This picture shows vials of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in Paris. (Photo by JOEL SAGET / AFP)PARIS — France on Friday said under 55s who received a first injection of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine should be given a jab from a different producer for their second dose, a ruling affecting more than 500,000 people.France’s national health authority HAS last month said the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to those aged 55 and over because of reports of potentially deadly blood clots in a...

Apr 10
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Evil on trial: 60th anniversary of Eichmann in the dock

Evil on trial: 60th anniversary of Eichmann in the dock

Sectionsnewsinfo // 05:35 PM April 09, 2021Nazi leader and war criminal Adolf Eichmann takes oath on May 5, 1961, during his trial in front of an Israeli Court in Jerusalem. He was sentenced to death and executed in Jerusalem on May 30, 1962. AFP PHOTO (Photo by AFP)Paris, France For four months in 1961, the barbarism of Nazi Germany was focused on the gaunt bespectacled figure of Adolf Eichmann, standing alone in a dock in Jerusalem.His trial, one of the most charged in history, became a focus for the Jewish people to mourn the Holocaust while also raising difficult questions about the...

Apr 10
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Pfizer seeks COVID-19 vaccine authorization for 12-15 year olds in US

Pfizer seeks COVID-19 vaccine authorization for 12-15 year olds in US

Sectionsnewsinfo // 01:48 AM April 10, 2021 (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP)WASHINGTON – Pfizer-BioNTech asked for authorization Friday to use their Covid-19 vaccine on 12-15 year olds in the United States.The companies said in a statement that they plan to make similar requests of other regulatory authorities worldwide in coming days.Their request to the Food and Drug Administration in the US comes after Phase 3 clinical trials of the Pfizer vaccine in 12-15 year olds were 100 pc effective in warding off the disease, according to the companies.In late March they published the results of...

Apr 10
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Taiwan accuses Beijing of luring Paraguay with ‘vaccine diplomacy’

Taiwan accuses Beijing of luring Paraguay with ‘vaccine diplomacy’

Sectionsnewsinfo // 04:40 PM April 07, 2021TAIPEI — Taiwan on Wednesday accused China of trying to lure Paraguay into switching diplomatic recognition in exchange for coronavirus vaccines as the South American nation struggles with soaring infections.Paraguay is one of only 15 countries that officially recognise Taipei over Beijing, which claims self-ruled Taiwan as part of its territory.Beijing has ramped up pressure on Taiwan since the 2016 election of President Tsai Ing-wen because she rejects its stance that the island is part of China.It has poached seven of Taiwan’s official allies...

Apr 8
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France opens archives on Rwanda genocide

France opens archives on Rwanda genocide

Sectionsnewsinfo // 06:22 PM April 07, 2021People pay their respects during a tribute ceremony to mark the 27th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide at the Memory Garden in the Parc de Choisy public park in Paris on April 7, 2021. – The French government ordered the opening up of significant state archives concerning the genocide in Rwanda, on the 27th anniversary of the start of the slaughter that still casts a shadow over France. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP)PARIS — The French government on Wednesday ordered the opening up of significant state archives concerning the genocide in Rwanda,...

Apr 8
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Myanmar activists splash red paint to protest junta bloodshed

Myanmar activists splash red paint to protest junta bloodshed

Sectionsnewsinfo // 07:47 PM April 06, 2021YANGON — Myanmar activists daubed roadways with red paint Tuesday to protest against the junta’s bloody crackdown on protests, as an online fundraising drive to support the movement neared the $10 million mark.The country has been in turmoil since the military ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1, rocked by daily clashes between protestors and authorities that have left at least 570 people dead.Ten of Myanmar’s ethnic rebel armies voiced support for the protest movement at the weekend, stoking fears that the country could slide...

Apr 7
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Mecca to accept only ‘immunised’ pilgrims from Ramadan

Mecca to accept only ‘immunised’ pilgrims from Ramadan

Worshippers must be vaccinated against Covid or have recovered from the virus, say SaudisAgence France-PresseMon 5 Apr 2021 15.10 EDTLast modified on Mon 5 Apr 2021 23.37 EDTFrom the start of Ramadan, only Muslims immunised against Covid-19 will be allowed to perform the umrah pilgrimage, Saudi authorities have said.Unlike hajj, the shorter umrah pilgrimage is non-compulsory and can be performed at any time of year.The hajj and umrah ministry announced that three categories of people would be considered “immunised”: those who have received two doses of the vaccine; those administered a...

Apr 5
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Poignant video shows crew of sunken Indonesia submarine singing farewell song

Poignant video shows crew of sunken Indonesia submarine singing farewell song

Video shows some of the 53-strong crew singing Sampai Jumpa, an Indonesian hit whose title translates as GoodbyeAgence France-PresseMon 26 Apr 2021 19.57 EDTA poignant video has emerged showing the crew of a sunken Indonesian submarine singing happily together on board their vessel.The video, filmed a few weeks before the KRI Nanggala 402 went down with all hands lost, shows some of the 53-strong crew singing Sampai Jumpa, an Indonesian hit whose title means Goodbye.Submarine commander Heri Oktavian is among those gathered around a seaman strumming an acoustic guitar.“Even though I’m not...

Apr 26
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