Simone Biles: What are the twisties in gymnastics?

US gymnast Simone Biles, who pulled out of two Olympic finals on Tuesday¬†citing her mental health, told journalists earlier that day that she was “having a little bit of the twisties”. It’s a…

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China expanding its nuclear capabilities, scientists say

China is expanding its capacity to store and launch nuclear missiles, US scientists say. Satellite images from Xinjiang province in the west of the country suggest it is building a nuclear missile silo…

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Anger as Covid-ravaged Malaysia lifts pandemic measures

The Malaysian government has been asked why it revoked emergency Covid regulations as cases continue to spike. Malaysia has reported more than a million cases and 8,000 deaths so far, but experts warn…

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Kris Wu: Why a superstar sparked China’s sexual consent debate

A growing rape allegation controversy centering on one of China’s biggest stars has dominated headlines in recent weeks – but also renewed conversations on sexual consent. The fallout surrounding Chinese-Canadian actor and singer…

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Is Instagram the most used in social media?

As you all must be aware that this era of social media platforms is going on. That’s why today everyone is interested in using social media platforms. Because today social media has made…

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Maharashtra: How one city avoided worst of India floods

When the western Indian city of Sangli went under water on Saturday, Hasmukh Dani watched in horror. The 70-year-old has witnessed four floods since 1962 in his city in the state of Maharashtra….

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North and South Korea restore hotline after a year

North and South Korea have restored a communication hotline that was cut off by Pyongyang last June. According to the South’s presidential office, the leaders of both countries have agreed to rebuild trust…

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Tokyo Olympics: One athlete braved sharks and crocodiles

“They’ve been known to nudge people’s boats,” says Olympic kayaker Jo Brigden-Jones, “the bull sharks”. “When you see a big splash you know it’s a shark down there.” While the Australian kayaker is…

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Afghanistan curfew imposed as Taliban militants advance

The Afghan government imposed a month-long curfew across almost all of the country on Saturday in a bid to stop the Taliban from invading cities. Fighting between the Taliban and Afghan government forces…

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Covid: Fauci says US heading in wrong direction as cases rise

The US is heading “in the wrong direction” on the coronavirus pandemic as infections surge among the unvaccinated, the country’s top infectious disease expert has warned. Dr Anthony Fauci said the Delta variant…

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