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Peru’s COVID crisis: ‘Almost all Peruvians know someone who died’

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Peru’s COVID crisis: ‘Almost all Peruvians know someone who died’

Peru’s COVID crisis: ‘Almost all Peruvians know someone who died’

Cocktail of factors, from poverty to a crumbling public health system, push Peru atop global per capita death rankings.


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Rival protests in Peru as tensions rise over presidential vote

Pedro Castillo’s supporters want election results upheld, while Keiko Fujimori’s backers want the vote annulled.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:35Published

Lambda: New COVID-19 'variant of interest' - All you need to know

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Copa America: Neymar scores in big win for Brazil against Peru

Neymar scores his second goal of the Copa America in a handsome 4-0 win for Brazil against Peru.
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Copa America: Neymar inspires Brazil to win over Peru

Neymar moves closer to Pele's all-time Brazil scoring record as they beat Peru in the Copa America.
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Peru leftist Castillo claims election win as Fujimori fights result [Video]

Peru leftist Castillo claims election win as Fujimori fights result

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Visitors gather at Stonehenge for Solstice despite Covid rules [Video]

Visitors gather at Stonehenge for Solstice despite Covid rules

The Summer Solstice online event at Stonehenge had to be cancelled after people ignored Covid rules.The gatherings forced English Heritage to scrap a live feed of the sunrise at the historical site.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 01:08Published
Meet the real-life Mermaids [Video]

Meet the real-life Mermaids

Something fishy is going on in UK swimming pools, where "merfolk" are celebrating the easing of lockdown by getting back to what they do best, flipping their fins!Chief of the merfolk is Jessica Pennington, 30, who hosts swimming parties and annual conventions for like-minded ‘merpeople’ to meet up. Covid has forced those taking part to hang up their tails for the best part of two years, but now with restrictions beginning to lift, the hobbyists are hoping to make a splash once again, very soon.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 02:59Published

Centre to increase pace of Covid-19 vaccination in July-August: Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday said the central government has decided to increase the pace of vaccination against Covid-19 in July and August. Shah..
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Karnataka Unlock: Buses, Bengaluru metro services start operations with 50% capacity

The BMTC, KSRTC, and BMRC have released separate statements and appealed to passengers to strictly follow the Covid protocols.
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Peruvians await results of knife-edge election [Video]

Peruvians await results of knife-edge election

Peruvians awaited results of a presidential race between a free-market advocate and a socialist vowing constitutional reforms. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:49Published